Pet-Friendly Cottage Rental on a River in the Nantahala National Forest of North Carolina

Highlands, North Carolina (United States) view map
1 unit
12 guest capacity
2 nights minimum stay

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Description of Glamping Units

This pet-friendly cottage rental makes for a fantastic glamping getaway to the beautiful nature of Nantahala National Forest, in North Carolina. The wood interior, rustic yet modern, adds to the charm of this historic home and there is also a large open deck with views of the river running right outside the door.

The main level features a living room with native stone fireplace, guest room with twin beds, a large master suite which offers a great view of the dam a cozy sitting area in from the gas log fireplace overlooking the rushing river and spinning water wheel and sliding door that open to a small open air patio.

Upstairs offers three bedrooms, one with rustic twin bunks, one with a queen-size bed and both with access to a covered porch overlooking the dam, river and a water wheel. The third bedroom is quaint and comes with a gas log fireplace. The lower level features a kitchen which has been recently updated, a dining room, and a den with French doors that open to the screened porch just a few feet away from the river's edge, flowing through Nantahala National Forest. Read More

Accommodation Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Bunk beds
  • Coffeemaker
  • Dining table
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Gas fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet connection
  • King-size bed
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Linens provided
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pet-friendly
  • Private bathroom
  • Queen-size bed
  • Running water
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Stove
  • Tea kettle
  • Television
  • Toilet
  • Twin/Single Bed
  • Wi-Fi
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Facilities here include a lawn with Adirondack chairs. a fire pit and a patio for grilling. Guests will also find a stone fireplace, a large living area and a kitchen set with state-of-the-art appliances. There is also a washer and a dryer, a microwave, a dishwasher and a DVD player. Guests will have air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a wood-burning grill, and two gas logs.

  • Deck or balcony
  • Fire pit
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Patio furniture
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  • Family-friendly
  • Groups
  • Location + Surroundings

    This property is nestled in the town of Highlands, North Carolina, and is just a five-minute walk away from Mirror Lake. Set along the Appalachian Mountains and located within the Nantahala National Forest, this area is a bounty of mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls and hiking trails, the most popular being Bridal Veil Falls, a beautiful natural wonder which flows from the Cullasaja River off of an immaculate overhanging bluff. Downtown Highlands is less than a ten-minute drive from this property and Lake Sequoyah is less than a half hour walk. Furthermore, the town of Asheville is only an hour and a half south-east, by car. Read More


    This property provides heating for a winter fuel surcharge of $150 per week.


    • Biking
    • Bird watching
    • Canoeing
    • Cycling
    • Dining
    • Fishing
    • Golfing
    • Hiking
    • Museums
    • Photography
    • Sightseeing
    • Walking

    Two of the most popular activities in the area include fishing the beautiful Harris Lake, the Cliffside Lake Recreation Area and hiking. Glampers can also fish at the Cullasaja River, the Chattooga River and numerous streams and river branches. While embarking on a day hike, guests can check out the local waterfalls including, Bridal Veil Falls, Cullasaja Falls, and Dry Falls. In the winter, guests can hike to the summit highpoint of Whiteside Mountain for a quality hike, glorious views of the woodlands and, when in-season, fields of mountain laurel, which outline the cliffs and rocky plateaus seen below.

    Guests looking for a quiet getaway can head to the Highlands Botanical Gardens, where they will find magnificent native plant life, a lake and an enchanting moss garden. There is a canoe available for guests to enjoy a rowing adventure for exercise or fishing on Mirror Lake. At the end of the day, guests will enjoy the quiet serenity of this camping site.

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    Cancellation policy

    • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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    Additional Information

    This property requires a two-night minimum stay and is also pet-friendly.

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