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2 Bedroom, 1 Bath house, located 5 Miles from Cashiers in Norton Community

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house


About the property

Great Get a Way 2 Br, 1 Bath home in Cashiers

Very comfortable 2 br, 1 bath house located off of Laurel Knob Road in the Norton Community. Only 10 minute drive to Cashiers and 20 minute drive to Highlands. Located on a private paved circular drive next to main house on 11 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. The house has oak hardwood floors, a fully functional kitchen, a gas heater, air conditioner, and ceiling fans. Washer and dryer. We have Direct TV, Netflix, Hulu, and internet. Full length mirrors on bedroom doors and hair dryer in bathroom.

No pets allowed.

More Details

Betsy Nicholson
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, some Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Betsy Nicholson

We moved up to Cashiers when our daughter was not quite 1 year old and have lived here ever since. I moved up to Cashiers when I was 18 years old from Miami, Florida, and never went back. I fell in love with this place. So beautiful and peaceful.

Betsy Nicholson purchased this house in 1981

Why Betsy Nicholson chose Highlands

We bought this property because of the acreage and location. We have remodeled the main house and it looks nothing like it did when we bought it. The guest house was built by my sister who decided to move back to Florida. We purchased the house back from her and now have decided to rent it during the summer season.

What makes this house unique

This house is very secluded from our neighbors and we can sit on the porch every morning with our coffee and not be disturbed. Love the quiet and peacefulness and all the flowers that bloom in the Spring and Summer. Can't beat the temperature here either. It does not get very hot up here in the Mountains.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Highlands, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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2 Bedroom, 1 Bath house, located 5 Miles from Cashiers in Norton Community
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews

A slice of heaven in the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved my time in this cabin! It is a peaceful spot that is beautifully decorated and outfitted with so many things that made my stay so easy and stress free (hairdryer, fully functioning kitchen, wifi and tv access if you want it, lovely deck out back). It is located minutes from both downtown Cashiers and Highlands, which gave me options of things to do. I will definitely return!

  • Submitted: 4-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Little Slice of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 4 nights at Nicholson Cottage. Betsy was easy to communicate with and checking in was a snap! The cottage was clean, spacious, light filled, and comfortable. It had a nice deck off the living area with lovely views, but sadly we were not able to enjoy it because it was quite cold during our stay. The bed was extremely comfortable, and we slept like babies each night! So nice having a washer and dryer. We enjoyed the solitude and quiet and would not hesitate to rent from Betsy again. Thank you Betsy for your hospitality. Mike and Susan Dallas, Texas

  • Submitted: 4-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for us.

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for us, visiting family in the area. It's bright, tidy and well appointed, with a floor plan that makes sense. The view is terrific as well. I recommend this to people traveling with or without children. It's great for parents of children of any age, as well as older people.

  • Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, clean and well equiped

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay for Thanksgiving. Betsy, the owner, takes much care to maintain this cottage well. This was our first VRBO rental experience and it was terrific. I would definitely come back to this cottage.

  • Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place is adorable!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cabin. Quaint, clean, cozy, comfy, and restful :). Short drive to Cashiers. Wish we could have stayed longer!!

  • Submitted: 8-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Asheville Reginal
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
In Cashiers
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
High Hampton Inn
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Sapphire Valley Ski Resort
Car: necessary

The Cashiers area is rich in mountain views, waterfalls, rivers, hiking, shopping, and cultural events. Local crafts, great restaurants and golf.

Our library and chamber of commerce offers many events during the summer season. The Village on the Green in the center of Cashiers hosts blues, beer, and jazz every weekend and special craft and music events through out the summer. Lake Glenville is the highest elevation fresh water lake east of Mississippi.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Highlands, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Exit clean C$89.33
Refundable Damage Deposit C$191.41
Tax Rate 11.0%

There is a $65.00 exit HK cleaning fee. No pets allowed. No smoking inside the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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