Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps
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
About the Owner
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Activity and Interests
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.
- Nightly Rate: $100 - $100
Weekly Rate: $585 - $585
Monthly Rate: $1000 - $1000
$100 deposit to hold your reservation. Also applies as cleaning deposit.
No pet fee.
Two nights free on 30-day rental
- pets considered
- Mountain View
- 2 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Outdoor Grill
- Wood for the fireplace provided. Bedrooms include cozy quilts, extra pillows and blankets, chests of drawers and closets. Kitchenincludes breakfast bar, electric stove/oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, drip coffer maker (in both buildings), toaster, crock pot, condiments, dishes and utensils for 8. Sorry no dishwasher, so it's back to basics. Delicious, cold water comes from community well. Dining table sits up to 8. Baths:main house--shower/tub combo, hair dryer; Guest house--stall shower. Utility room includes washer and dryer, first aid kit, toolbox, vacuum, ironing board/iron. Decks:umbrella table with four folding chairs, large wooden chairs for gazing at the view, and planters with kitchen herbs. Gas grill ready to cook. All linens provided. Sorry, no internet or land line. Fontana Regional Library offers internet. Owner is a Kripalu yoga teacher who will provide "Yoga on the Deck" for additional fee.