Ridge Rest of Highlands Beautiful Home Pet Friendly!

5 reviews
Highlands, North Carolina, US








 Indulge the senses in a respite, a retreat encompassing nature inspired to guarantee rejuvenation of the mind and soul. Just 6 minutes from downtown Highlands, and 7 minutes to Cashiers, NC, you will relish the warm and playful atmosphere with thoughtful touches to embrace every member of your party.

Cindy has created a design to share with their guests that showcases her love for the nature and charm abounding in the Wildwood area. Nature abounds from the back veranda where you can sip a refreshing glass of your favorite beverage by the warmth of the fireplace to the very unique details showcased throughout the entire property. Reflective attention and consideration has been put into every nook and niche of this retreat offering gathering spaces for all while providing respite areas for quiet solitude for each guest. The charm of the appointment of stone and wood embraces the natural elements throughout the retreat.

Experience the ambience of a crisp fire on a chilly morning to watch the quiet snowfall or the sun salutations on the moss covered ground for living your best yoga life. Offering various terraces and decks for the ultimate in the outdoor experience, grilling or enjoying the companionship of your party.

This home is woven into the culture of the plateau of the North Carolina community allowing immersion in the southern Appalachian mountains within the Nantahala National Forest. Offering a chef’s kitchen with luxe appliances, 6 burner gas cook top and Keurig coffee pot. Each bedroom offer sumptuous bedding and pristine linens following the rustic yet luxury details shown through out the property. Relaxed furnishings with cozy elegance embraces tranquil relaxation. The soothing soaker tub in the Master spa bath will appease the remnants of sore muscles from the days excursions of hiking, biking, strolling in nature. The younger family members will appreciate the PlayStation and plenty of woods to roam in.  

A perfect spot for celebration of families, weddings, girl friend escapes or vacations. As a fur baby paradise, your beloved dogs are welcome up to a max of 2, no more than 75 pounds each. An area is available for your pets to romp in the coolness of the mountains. A pet fee per pet will be assessed.

 We are managed by Galax Rentals, Debi Martin is our house manager. She and her staff will be available 24/7 to ensure your stay is perfect in every way. We are located in the Wildwood Mountains area of Highlands. Meandering soft roads perfect for the walk among the beautiful forests, springs and trees In this unique area. Gentle sunrises and exquisite sunsets await your exploration of this area. Far from any noise or interruptions of the restful sense of relaxation. We are 6.0 miles to Main Street Highlands.


Pets are allowed with a non refundable per pet deposit of $75 with a maximum of two dogs.    This fee is for the additional cleaning necessary.  An $1500 Damage Insurance Policy is required at $39.00.  Should there be damage over and above that amount, it will be billed to your credit card.  Please be sure to pick up any pet waste and properly dispose of it.  Should a guest fail to adhere, a $200 fee will be imposed to cover our costs associated with maintenance being required to walk the property to check for pet waste.  Please help us keep this clean for all of our young guests to play worry-free!  Pets are not allowed on beds or furniture.  

This neighborhood has full time residents.  Please be respectful of your noise before 9am and after 10 PM just as you would in your own home.

We provide a basic one night starter kit of coffee, creamers, sugar, garbage bags, paper towels and toliet tissue.  There should be 2 dishwasher pods.  Please be sure to save one for your final wash on the day you leave.  Shampoo, conditioner, and body wash is adequately provided for your stay.  

Basic wood is available for your stay for reasonable use.  If you plan to have a fire going regularly and the fire pit in use nightly using more than the reasonable amount you may wish to pay $75 for wood.  This is the option my family chooses as we do have fires in the fire pit every night and in the fireplace.  Please let us know if you want us to have additional wood for you.  

Events are allowed on a very limited basis and must be pre-approved.  There is an event fee and additional insurance required.  Absolutely no fraternity/sorority, bachelorette or bachelor parties allowed.  

Booking this home indicates acceptance of these policies.  

*Pet fee applies





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5 Reviews

Our Thanksgiving trip to Highlands during the crazy Covid year of 2020 was just perfect. We kept the…

4th December 2020 by Sloane Oneal
Our Thanksgiving trip to Highlands during the crazy Covid year of 2020 was just perfect. We kept the group to our same home pod, no extra family members, and the house at 171 Ridge Lane really fit the bill. The 5 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms made

10th October 2020 by Michael Knight
Excellent location, nice open living, well stocked kitchen, relaxing forest setting, great neighborhood!!!

Great stay. Property was extremely clean. Very accommodating to our needs. Highly Recommend.

7th September 2020 by Anthony Weiss
Great stay. Property was extremely clean. Very accommodating to our needs. Highly Recommend.

5 star rating

4th August 2020 by Shayna Baer

Very clean and well maintained property. High level of attention to detail and beautiful neighborhood….

24th July 2020 by Anthony Weiss
Very clean and well maintained property. High level of attention to detail and beautiful neighborhood. Our dogs loved it and we spent a significant amount of time enjoying the fresh air and pretty woods. Well stocked with everything you need in


Highlands, North Carolina, US
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