Get away from it all and enjoy a bird's eye view of charming Franklin, NC from this cozy two-building retreat at 4,000-foot elevation.
Top of the Mountain can be your homebase as you explore Western North Carolina, or stock up on groceries and never leave this area known as Riley's Knob. A relief map inside will show you just where you are.
Start your days wtih a hot beverage on the wide decks connecting the main cabin and the guest quarters.
Delight in visits by dozens of humming birds to our feeders. Explore the surrounding woodland and encounter wild turkeys, grouse, piliated woodpeckers, rabbits and other native creatures homesteading in acres of rhododendron.
At day's end, cook out on the gas grill -- big enough for a crowd -- as you watch spectacular sunsets over the Smoky Mountains and Appalachian Trail.
The main cabinincludes bedroom with king-size bed, bathroom with tub/shower combination, kitchen with breakfast bar, dining area, and sitting area with local-stone fireplace, sleeper sofa for two, and television with basic cable.
Guest quarters has sleeping area with one queensize bed and connecting bath, plus sitting area with day bed, and private deck.
Top of the Mountain is perfect for two couples traveling together, a family with teenies and teens, or grandparents introducing city kids to the mountains.
We Love Pets. They stay free. NO SMOKING PLEASE
Three night minimum stay.
THIS PROPERTY IS FOR SALE. SERIOUS INQUIRIES WELCOME
Take the scenic drives along twisting state roads to near-by Highlands or Cashiers for shopping. See waterfalls along the way.
Hiking, antiquing, birding, gem mining, relaxing on the deck.
Summer Saturday nights: "Pickin' on the Square" in downtown Franklin.
Nantahala Outdoor Center for rafting and canoeing, accessing the Appalachian Trail.
For supplies in Franklin: Walmart, Bi-Lo and Ingalls grocery, Room Full of Nuts Health Food Store.
Fontana Regional Library offers internet.