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Mountain Treehouse, Spa, Lavishly Appointed ’11, 2 Masters

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths

This luxury, light filled home is situated at an elevation of 4200’ on a beautiful wooded hillside overlooking Shortoff Mountain. Conveniently located 7 minutes to Main Street Highlands, 10 minutes to Cashiers.

~ Wildwood Forest community is a fairytale mountain community like no other in Highlands. A truly magical cottage, this is why you come to Highlands.

~ Private community pond & gazebo by trickling mountain creek for intimate picnics.

~ Home is filled with fine original art, leather furniture, antler chandelier and lamps, antiques and rugs from around the world. Authentic Native American Indian trading blankets to snuggle up in on chilly nights.

~ Custom ironwork throughout home by Whitney Butler Designs of Pensacola.

~ Professionally decorated & appointed by Stan Cox Interior Design, Knoxville, TN.

~ Fully equipped kitchen, concrete countertops and island, beautiful pine cabinetry,

~ Three deck areas: open deck with seating for 4, covered porch deck with dining for 8 with gas grill and outdoor woodburning fireplace, Spa deck with 6 person spa. Flame azaleas and rhododendrons abound. Private deck off downstairs master.

~ 27’ beamed vaulted great room with stone wood burning fireplace with floor to ceiling windows, hardwood floors, fabulous mountain views.

~ Main level King master with private bath and deck overlooking mountains, double vanities & walk in shower. Artist designed wrought iron and turquoise inlaid mahogany furniture

~ Downstairs queen bedroom with custom iron and pecan bed and charming period antiques.

~ Fabulous loft area with fanciful artistic sofa and game table for relaxing evenings with beautiful sunset views of mountains.

~ Upstairs king master bedroom, large walk in closet and private bath. soaring cathedral wood and beamed ceiling.

~ Wireless internet, three large flat screen TV’s with cable & premium channels, DVD players, games and books.

~ Level entry level while living in treetops from decks.

~ We are sorry, but we cannot allow pets due to alergies, please do not bring them, thank you.

(Unfortunately this is not a kid friendly house. There could be safety issues with children and the spa and fireplaces. We also have valuable art pieces that are subject to breakage)

IF THIS PROPERTY IS NOT AVAILABLE, we have another wonderful VRBO property that you would love. It is VRBO # 176326.

Refund Policy: We're pleased to refund 90% of your payment if your cancellation is outside 45 days of arrival with a $50 cancellation fee.(For monthly, within 60 days). Regrettably, we can not offer refunds inside 45 days, as it's difficult to rent vacation properties on short notice. However, if we can re- rent the property for the cancelled period, or a portion thereof, we will refund any amounts recovered from the new rental, less the 10% and $50 fee. Prices subject to change without notice. Paid reservations with deposits confirm original price.

If the hot tub is not functioning due to mechanical failure, we cannot give refunds or credits. We maintain our spa but sometimes things happen that cannot be avoided. We will try to repair the spa as soon as possible but this is very difficult on a weekend. A functioning hot tub is not a condition of the rental. We will do everything we can to insure you a great vacation.

Keywords: Cottage, House, Smoky Mountains, Highlands, Cashiers

More Details

Owner
Whitney Butler
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Whitney Butler

David & Mary have visited Highlands for 30 years, initially camping. We have traveled in many areas of the world and have included some of our treasures for all to enjoy in this very special home Antiques, artwork, and Persian rugs. We love to hike, cook and garden. David's artwork is hung throughout our home.

Why Whitney Butler chose Wildwood Mountain

Highlands is a rare gem in the mountain communities. It has quaint charm, natural beauty and abundant hiking, waterfalls for day adventures, while world class shopping and restaurants await you at days end. We chose this neighborhood because it is the perfect combination of mountain solitude with all the conveniences of being close to town.

What makes this cottage unique

The central location, peaceful views and living combines the indoors and the outdoors. Hiking, waterfalls, nearness to town make this the perfect setting.

Guestbook comments from the owner

David and Mary, We had a lovely time and enjoyed the porch and fireplace so much. No one back home believes me when I tell them we had a blazing fire and I was covered up in a blanket. We would still like to slip away in August now that grandkids have a longer break. I had been away from computer since the 14th and we were coming in from Washington and Williamsburg so I had not checked my email. Because we had just left the congestion and noise of the big city, the mtns. were a double blessing. Thanks again. Will recommend your home to others.
Jun 2011
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Whiteside Mt Hike Turnoff
Nearest Point of Interest
Parking for Whiteside Mt Hike
Nearest Point of Interest
Stocked Lake at Wildwood
Nearest Point of Interest
Glenn Falls Hike
Nearest Point of Interest
Cliffside Lake Rec Ares

Amenities

Wildwood Mountain Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Beautiful daybed nook in upstairs king bedroom. Suitable for child.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The home is fully stocked, towels, linens, soaps, tissue, garbage bags, paper towels, cleaning agents, vacuums, etc, Ceiling fans in BR's, instant responce electirc range, disposal, blender, coffeemaker & filters, multiple sets of dishes, cutlery, glassware, flatware & bar items, gormet cookware/bake, in-line outdoor Brinkman gas grill, Seated main level dining for 6 at dining table, 4 at bar, 4 at porch dining table, concrete counters, Washer/Dryer.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

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Mountain Treehouse, Spa, Lavishly Appointed ’11, 2 Masters
average rating of 4.9423075 based on 53 reviews
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Would give this a 5 but they didn’t leave a light on for our nighttime arrival.

  • 3 of 5

No lights to welcome us, the ice maker wasn’t working because someone left the door open, bedside lamp didn’t work, the gas pipe in the indoor fireplace was cracked in half with NO warning....huge hazard. Small details that should have been addressed.

The house is beautiful and in a beautiful location and the porch is lovely. They need to pay more attention to the details for arrival.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to leave outdoor lights on if aware that guests are arriving after dark, it is a forty minute drive for our housekeeper and the cottage is often vacant during the week in winter months. Most people have a flashlight if arriving at night or let us know ahead. We had the icemaker checked, it was full of ice but there were cubes stuck in the dispenser that were easily removed. There are extra light bulbs in obvious locations should a bedside light have a burned out bulb.The fireplace igniter is not a hazard if the pipe is burned and broken, with the intense heat of fires, they do tend to break but still work fine. The toilet filled, just slow. You could not flush it over and over without waiting a few minutes. We try our utmost to make the cottage a delight for our guests. We are truly sorry about that and wish they had contacted us when they arrived so we could have walked them thru everything.
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Cincinnati OH. 45243
5

Well maintained; everything was as promised

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, convenient location to Highlands & Cashiers. The house was somewhat secluded with woods, a nice deck & spa, and well appointed kitchen. You'll not be disappointed with this house.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this house!! It was very clean and nice on the inside. We enjoyed the fire place outside as well! We will be staying here again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

A Wonderful place to be! Loved, Loved, the porch with fireplace!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birmingham, AL
5

A perfect escape with heart and soul

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful time at this beautiful mountain home! The owner's art, the fabulous light fixtures, open kitchen, and cozy furnishings, are exceptional and we felt like we were visiting dear friends. This home has soul. Many rentals are either too cluttered or, at the other end of the spectrum, devoid of personality, but this one strikes just the right balance and we loved it! We were delighted to experience some cool weather during our August visit and ended up spending most of our time outside by the fire - the outdoor stacked stone fireplace is fabulous.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect mountain getaway!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Security Non-Refundable $49
Cleaning $125
Tax Rate 9.75%

Holidays and special events are excluded from discounted rates. Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Check in 4 PM, Check out 10 AM

(Unfortunately this is not a kid friendly house. There could be safety issues with children and the spa and fireplaces. We also have valuable art pieces that are subject to breakage)

Refund Policy: We're pleased to refund 90% of your payment if your cancellation is outside 45 days of arrival with a $50 cancellation fee.(For monthly, within 60 days). Regrettably, we can not offer refunds inside 45 days, as it's difficult to rent vacation properties on short notice. However, if we can re- rent the property for the cancelled period, or a portion thereof, we will refund any amounts recovered from the new rental, less the 10% and $50 fee. Prices subject to change without notice. Paid reservations with deposits confirm original price.
If the hot tub is not functioning due to mechanical failure, we cannot give refunds or credits. We maintain our spa but sometimes things happen that cannot be avoided. We will try to repair the spa as soon as possible but this is very difficult on a weekend. A functioning hot tub is not a condition of the rental. We will do everything we can to insure you a great vacation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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