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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath nestled in the mountains with easy access.

Leave your troubles behind and venture into our relaxing, cozy home located just 2.8 miles from Main Street. Downtown area is truly unique with multiple shopping experiences and numerous casual and fine dining establishments. This is not anywhere, USA. Typical "chain" restaurants cannot be found in this fine township. All of the above with easy access off of Buck Creek Road and HIghway 64. Enjoy the Highlands/ Cashiers/ Franklin area from a central location. Located adjacent to VRBO# 69474 and 240972 in six house community.

Completely renovated/ redesigned with comfort and serenity in mind. Includes all modern conveniences with individual climate controlled bedrooms and living space, gourmet kitchen with quartz countertops, dishwasher, washer/ dryer, Jacuzzi tub in master suite, wood burning fireplace (wood included), high speed internet, gas grill, charcoal grill (Weber), etc. Front deck and upper level back porch area for entertaining.

More Details

Ken Cash
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Ken Cash

We were both born in Tampa, FL and have lived here all of our lives. We went to the mountains in NC and fell in love with the waterfalls, change of climate, and the overall nice way of life. This is simply a wonderful place to vacation and relax.

Ken Cash purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Ken Cash chose Highlands

Located at a high altitude and close to waterfalls and hiking trails. Completely redesigned with a spacious gourmet kitchen and private back deck area to enjoy the mountain laurels and sound of Buck Creek rushing down the side.

What makes this cottage unique

Located close to Highlands with a quaint downtown area. Also, once inside it is very private. Proximity to many streams, waterfalls, and hiking trails.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Highlands, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Downstairs off of kitchen
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Located off of suite on lower level (bathroom 2).
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Downstairs with bathroom.
    Bedroom 1 Master Suite - 1 large double bed , Luxurious bathroom with Jacuzzi tub located off of master.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 single bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Love seat sleeper upstairs.
  • Master suite upstairs with queen bed. Small bedroom upstairs with "love seat" sleeper. Bedroom/ bathroom suite with queen bed downstairs. Full size sleeper sofa in living area
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews

The High Cotton cottage was the perfect cabin for a Christmas getaway for our family of five.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the cabin and it’s close proximity to downtown Highlands, NC. It was a cozy cabin with a wood burning fireplace, a nice sized kitchen, comfy bedrooms and a porch upstairs. It was also close to the town of Cashiers and Saffire Valley Ski Resort.

  • Review Submitted: 27/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a nice vacation in the mountains. Highlands area is a great spot to get away and truly relax. Regards, Ken
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Great updated cottage. Kitchen and bathrooms are wonderful. Great location for our activities

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this property a great deal. Price point was right on what it should be and cottage gave us all the room we needed. It would be great if each cottage had two parking spaces, but we managed. We loved our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 18/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kevin, Thanks for a great review. A great kitchen and nice bathrooms are what I intended when it was updated. You are welcome to return at anytime and enjoy the wonderful area of Highlands! Ken
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Very comfortable stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this cozy home. Location was close to wedding events in town. Other homes are very close but none of the other homes were occupied during our stay so very private. Home has wonderful kitchen for those who enjoy cooking. Beds were very comfortable. Owner quickly responsive to all questions prior to renting. Will rent again if in area.

  • Review Submitted: 10/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ken and Erin! Your cottage is beautiful, spacious, and equipped with everything you would need and more. It was also very clean. We enjoyed staying in it. Too bad it was only for two nights while attending a wedding. We would definitely recommend your place to anybody. It is wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 09/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little hideaway not far from town. Very quiet if you want to be a recluse. Very comfortable beds and modern kitchen.

  • Review Submitted: 12/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home in a quiet spot

  • 5 of 5

The house was tucked away in a quiet neighborhood. It was comfortable and had everything we needed for a great stay. I especially loved the kitchen.

  • Review Submitted: 30/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2.3 Miles
Ugly Dog Public House
Car: recommended

We have a book titled "Summer Time" at cottage detailing the many trails and waterfalls that abound in this area. Every day can be a new adventure or just relax and enjoy the downtown area.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Highlands, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$101.38

Rate do not include a $75.00 cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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