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Highlands Mountain Mansion

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 9,000 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Beautiful Custom Home Near Highlands NC

Custom Home 8 miles outside of Downtown Highlands. This home features 6 bedrooms with king beds, 6 full bathrooms and 2 half baths, a custom theater, diner, professional kitchen, two sided custom bar, hot tub, 6 fireplaces, and billiards room. The home also has over 2000 sf of exterior decks and porches and a stone fire pit in the front yard. This home was featured on the Discovery Channel's "ULTIMATE HOMES MOUNTAIN ADDITION".

Date of Stay

August 30, 2014

Helpful votes:6/6.

The owners of this home are extraordinarily courteous. The listing was describe accurately but there is so much more than what can be shared on this website. What you see in the photos is exactly what is at the home. The home is impeccably clean. The owners answer every question I had. I would recommend this property to anyone.

It's sheer size may seem daunting but it does not feel excessive. The floor plan is open and accessible. You can be on complete opposite ends of the home and still communicate. Just raise your voice a little. The main part of the house, from the Kitchen and breakfast nook, through the living room, bar and billiards rooms are connected but segregated perfectly. I have seen multi-million dollar homes all over the west coast and none were as exciting as this home. Everything you could possibly need for cooking, playing, sightseeing, shopping, touring or just relaxing is here.

The lower level has 2 additional large bedrooms ( all bedrooms were en-suite), a fun-full size kitchen with all kinds of classic soda fountain amenities. Including a pinball machine, juke box, pop-corn machine, organ and a full entertainment center. A huge entertainment area housed all of this. There were stereo systems upstairs and down with speakers to the outside areas for outdoor fun. The view from every room is breath-taking. I wish I could share some photos on this sight.

Within 10 minutes in any direction were amenities galore. Dillard has some great restaurants and shopping. And a farmers market unlike any you've seen with the freshest produce. Highlands, NC has some exceptional shopping and places to eat. It's also home to the 5th most popular wedding service provider. There is an awesome botanical garden and a really neat rock overlook of the town. Hiking well beyond your hearts content.

I could ramble on forever. If you have more question, please feel free to ask for my direct contact information from the owners and I will answer any questions I can.

Recommended for: Families with Young Children, Sightseeing, Girls Getaway, Adventure Seekers, Age 55+, Romantic Getaway, Families with Teenagers

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About April

This has been a family home for many years. We have recently decided to share the home with a few groups a year when we are not at the home.

April purchased this lodge in 2007


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

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 9000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet
    Bathroom 8 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Master 2 With Fireplace - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom With Fireplace
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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Highlands Mountain Mansion
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Great Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

This is a spectacular property, perfect size for my family of 11. We each had our own suite, so could retreat to our own space when needed. However, it was also perfect for our times together, whether it was meals, playing pool/games, putting together a puzzle, watching a movie in the theatre room or simply visiting and sharing a cocktail while reveling in the gorgeous mountain view while experiencing a roaring fire in the oversized open fireplace. We went into Highlands on a couple of different occasions---spa at Old Edwards Inn, family dinner at Ugly Dog and hiking the Glen Falls Trail, while the kids went snow tubing, but the vast majority of our time was right there at the house. All of us felt it was a special time together and we would love to repeat in the future.

  • Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Family Lodge

  • 5 of 5

First - the owner is outstanding to deal with. Made everything very simple. The location and layout of the home are fabulous and allowed us to have all our adult children, spouses and grandchildren together without feeling cramped.

Would highly recommend this home for large families or groups.

  • Submitted: 3-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house

  • 4 of 5

This is a great house with tons of room and a great view. My only suggestion would be to put some blinds or curtains in the bedrooms. We felt just a bit exposed at night.

  • Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home and Outstanding Views

  • 5 of 5

Highlands Mountain Mansion is a fabulous property and the views were spectacular. The owner is outstanding to deal with - very helpful and responsive. Will definitely look to stay at this property again in the future!

  • Submitted: 15-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The home was simply gorgeous all as shown on the pictures that were posted on the site. It was a great Valentine's getaway for close friends. The owner of the property was simply wonderful. She was very responsive to our questions such as advice on grocery shopping and directions to the home. She was never to busy to respond to an email or text. The views from the deck of the home were breathtaking. All of us agreed that we would without hesitation return to this same home. To enjoy this home and its surrounding, a three day minimum day is a must!

  • Submitted: 16-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great times!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay...perfect location for our annual Super Bowl getaway! House was amazing, view was great and April (the owner) was super accommodating and accessible.

Certainly on our list again for next year!

  • Submitted: 6-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$126.33
Cleaning C$510.44

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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