Top 10 Luxury Cabins In Highlands, North Carolina

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If you are looking for a wonderful destination that can allow you to be close to nature, Highlands in North Carolina is definitely worth considering. This quaint town’s Main Street offers plenty of retail shops and dining establishments, allowing visitors to experience the local culture. It is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, featuring lots of nature trails that are perfect for hiking, such as Satulah Mountain Trail and Whiteside Mountain Trail. Mirror Lake and Lake Sequoyah are perfect for those who want to go on a fishing trip. Seeking a quiet but luxurious place to stay in the area? If so, scroll down to see the top luxury cabins in Highlands, North Carolina.

1. Horseshoe Cabin (from USD 360)

This elegant cabin located just a few minutes away from downtown comes with three airy bedrooms and two modern bathrooms with toilets and shower facilities. You can enjoy outdoor dining on the patio, which features barbecue facilities. To keep you and your companions entertained, the living area and screened porch have flat-screen TVs.

High-speed WiFi is also offered for updating your socials. The property is near numerous trails you can explore, as well as gorgeous waterfalls. There is a wood-burning fireplace to keep the space warm and cozy on chilly nights.

***Luxury Mountain Cabin Just Minutes from Main Street in Highlands!***
113 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we made some excellent meals in the fully equipped kitchen
the house is so clean well stocked furniture and beds comfortable
Cleanliness:
upon arrival we found the cabin to be very clean
the property was clean and just as described and looked in the pictures
the cabin was impeccably clean appointed and i wanted to take the back porch home with me
Host:
the owner is amazing in every possible way
the owner is so gracious and precious
we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and mary ann is a great host
cabin was perfect in every way mary ann the owner is awesome and couldn’t have been more hospitable
mary the host was fantastic and very responsive to all of our needs
Location:
my kids loved exploring the area and it is so close to downtown
you immediately get a warm feeling when you walk into the place for the first time
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2. Mountain cabin for 16 guests (from USD 1370)

Ideal for large groups, this log cabin situated on Big Creek can comfortably sleep up to 16 guests. It features six spacious bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths with complimentary toiletries. The place boasts a movie room, so you and your companions can enjoy some entertaining shows at the end of the day. You can also play pool on a quiet afternoon while you enjoy a refreshing beverage. The laundry equipment is conveniently accessible to guests.

Luxury Mountain Estate~ Log Cabin on Big Creek
Highlands, North Carolina, United States
12 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 12 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tables for dining a couch and chairs around the fireplace rockers for comfort
Host:
michelle and katherine are amazing hosts
Location:
we loved this place
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3. Dolly Lodge (from USD 550)

Comfortably accommodating up to eight people, Dolly Lodge is a sprawling three-bedroom property that boasts a hot tub, ensuring guests a relaxing stay. The place is located just five minutes away by car from downtown, offering easy access to some of the prime spots in Highlands.

You can use the provided canoe to explore Mirror Lake on a lovely day. At night, you and your loved ones can gather around the outdoor fire pit while you savor your favorite beverages. For your convenience, there is a covered parking area on the premises.

Dolly Lodge Mid-Century Style W Hot Tub & Fire Pit
Highlands, North Carolina, United States
22 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture and beds were very comfortable
we were able to cook our own meals easily on the grill and in the kitchen
the pictures while beautiful don’t capture how well appointed all of the rooms are
huge comfortable home with lots of space all very close to highlands downtown
the kitchen is well-equipped for cooking and is open to a beautiful dining space
Cleanliness:
everything as pictured well cared for and exceptionally clean
it was remarkably clean convenient to downtown highlands and very spacious for our family of 5
the house is very clean with great new landscaping for outdoor fun
the home is exactly as pictured and so clean
Host:
the owners were responsive and the house had every convenience of our home
she was responsive to our questions prior to booking as well as during our stay
Location:
location to town was great
charming house and great location
the location was great for activities and to go into highlands for shopping
highly recommend for a mountain getaway so close to atlanta
i especially enjoyed having my morning coffee outside while listening to the birds
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4. Acorn Cottage (from USD 432)

Acorn Cottage is a spacious three-bedroom accommodation for up to six guests. Though it is situated in a quiet area, it is near several dining and shopping establishments. With a king-sized bed in each bedroom, guests can be ensured a restful sleep throughout their stay.

There is a large HDTV with Netflix, Roku, and Amazon Prime access to keep you entertained. You can enjoy reading a good book in the airy living room, which features cozy seating areas and a stone fireplace. The patio is a great spot to enjoy quiet mornings with a cup of coffee.

NEW! Acorn Cottage in Highlands, NC “Fireplace"
Highlands, North Carolina, United States
24 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a huge bed en-suite bath and two closets
the other bedroom is adorably decorated with a bunk bed and a closet for storing clothes
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean beds were comfortable and the kitchen was very well stocked
the home is clean very well maintained and newly renovated
the appliances are immaculately clean and appear brand new
wonderful place to stay very convenient to downtown clean and spacious for our little family
Host:
david the owner was very helpful and kept in contact the porch was super
david was very helpful and quick to respond
the owners were easy to work with and helpful as we had questions
david was a great host communicative and responsive the house is wonderfully located just off main street in highlands
Location:
fantastic location in beautiful highlands
great hikes within easy reach and fantastic restaurants close by
it is an amazing location and makes your stay in highlands
location is perfect just a quick ride into town
wonderful location & accommodations we enjoyed our stay immensely
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5. Whispering Woods (from USD 380)

Situated in a tranquil area in town, Whispering Woods is a cozy three-bedroom mountain cabin that can easily sleep up to six guests. It features a spacious screened porch that has comfortable seating areas, offering peaceful views of the lush forest surrounding the place.

There are two full baths on the property, with one having a bathtub for a relaxing soak after a day outdoors. If you feel like staying in, you can take advantage of the fully equipped kitchen to cook your favorite meals.

Gå till staden från detta ljusa och ljusa 3 BR / 2. 5 badstuga i skogen.
13 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the property was clean well maintained with plenty of space for our party of 6
reviewer comments:totally enjoyed our weekend in the highlands house was clean and comfortable
Host:
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
Location:
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
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6. Relaxing cabin with easy lake access (from USD 421)

Offering a canoe so guests can easily explore Lake Sequoyah, this cabin ensures a relaxing stay for a maximum of eight guests. It comes with four spacious bedrooms with six cozy beds, including a bed for toddlers, and three full baths. The downtown area is only five minutes away from the property.

If you do not feel like heading out, you can cook your favorite meals in the well-equipped kitchen. In the living room, you will find a large TV and a selection of DVDs for your entertainment. There is also a washing machine within the premises for your laundry needs.

Authentic Log Cabin w/ Canoe + Dock
Highlands, North Carolina, United States
81 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the decor is on-point with a rustic foundation but many beautiful updates in the kitchen bathrooms and bedding
Cleanliness:
all was clean and charming
very quiet clean and spacious
every bedroom and bathroom in the place is beautiful clean and cozy
clean with lots of amenities
we had a wonderful experience at this charming cabin it was so clean and well equipped
Host:
the hosts were marvelous
they are attentive and responsive hosts
hosts were great and patient answering all my questions immediately when we first arrived
also make sure to check in with host about best directions to access the driveway
the people in this community are so friendly you feel like they know you
Location:
beautiful location close to downtown highlands
a beautiful property very close to downtown highlands
loved the location of this charming cabin- literally 5 miles from downtown highlands
fantastic location very conveniently located to falls hikes and town to shop/eat
great location for hikes highlands and activities
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7. Hemlock Cabin (from USD 445)

Hemlock Cabin boasts a spacious deck with a relaxing hot tub for four and comfortable seating areas. There is a large living room that features a wood-burning fireplace where you and your loved ones can relax on a lovely afternoon while you savor some refreshing beverages.

You can enjoy a delicious breakfast daily at the host’s restaurant for an additional fee. Pets are welcome here, and there is plenty of space outdoors where they can run around. Free parking is also offered for your convenience.

Hemlock Cabin
Highlands, North Carolina, United States
4 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Host:
good food and the owners are lovely and offer great tips for hiking
Location:
nice quiet and in a great location to the trails and waterfalls
great place to spend a weekend
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8. Well-situated cabin with a lush yard (from USD 275)

This beautiful cabin that is four minutes away from the town center can comfortably sleep up to six guests, with two bedrooms and two full baths. It comes with a well-equipped kitchen for easy meal preparation. Laundry facilities are available for those who are planning to stay longer.

If you are an outdoor enthusiast, this is a great accommodation option as there are lots of cycling and hiking opportunities nearby. Dogs are welcome here, and there is a lush yard on the premises where they can run around. With free on-site parking, you can easily explore local attractions by car.

4 Min. to Town, 2 Fireplaces, 2 King Suites, Screened Porch, Wooded Yard
88 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was top quality from the kitchen items bathrooms beautiful furnishings and comfortable beds
we had a fantastic and comfortable time
it is so comfortable as well as beautiful
Cleanliness:
very clean home close to town
Host:
one of the best rental properties we have ever stayed in thank you to the owner
Location:
the house and location were great
beautiful cabin in the woods close to town but far enough away to have peace and quiet
a lovely home location and very close to town
(a rarity for us in highlands) location was fantastic
so lovely and well located close to town
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9. Maison Rouge

Maison Rouge is a two-level property that features four bedrooms, a spacious living area on the main floor, and two lovely balconies that overlook Mirror Lake and the trees that surround the place. With a fully equipped kitchen, you can conveniently prepare delicious meals for the group. A flat-screen TV and a DVD player are available to keep you occupied while indoors. There is also a gas grill if you wish to enjoy outdoor dining in the evening.

Maison Rouge translates to Red House. Add lakefront and it = Love at 1st night
3 reviews
cabin 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Host:
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
reviewer comments:chambers agency was very helpful and the house was great
Location:
great location on mirror lake just minutes from highlands main street
i was very happy with the location
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10. Lark Lodge

This well-lit two-bedroom cabin is perfect for small groups and families. Though it is located in a quiet area, it is just three minutes away from Main Street, so you can easily access numerous shopping and dining establishments. The spacious living area features a stone fireplace and comfortable couches where you can lounge while enjoying a good read.

Each bedroom has a private balcony, perfect for having a delicious meal while taking in the beautiful surroundings. Free parking is offered on site for the convenience of guests who will be driving.

Lark Lodge - Private Retreat - 3 Minutes to Main Street!
51 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was a lovely up-to-date home and well appointed with nice furnishings beds and conveniences
the beds where very comfortable and the bedding was wonderful
Cleanliness:
the cottage is very clean and well planned
super clean and is exactly as the photos show
the washing machine is huge and we left our vacation with all clean clothes
Location:
the location was great close to town and glenn falls (hiking)
great location and perfect for our family
we had everything we needed at a perfect location
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Enjoy a quiet holiday in Highlands

Highlands in North Carolina is known for its lush landscapes and abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. For a one-of-a-kind experience amidst nature, check out the top luxury cabins in Highlands, North Carolina.

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