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View The Lake Among Hummingbirds And Butterflys

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Charming, comfortable 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, beautifully decorated with luxury touches! View the lake below at a cool 3800 feet elevation surrounded by trees, hummingbirds and butterfly. Convenient access to Rt. 107, Cashiers and Signal Ridge Marina for pontoon rentals and fun on the lake. Open living room, dining room and kitchen with granite countertops and large eating counter with barstools. A cook's paradise with every possible appliance and gourmet tools! The BEST covered porch furnished with wicker and a swing to view the lake, sipping coffee in the morning and wine in the late afternoon. Two bedrooms (queens) upstairs share a beautiful, updated bath. On the lower level, a large bedroom with both a queen and twin bed, has it's own lovely, newly remodeled bathroom and family room.42" flat screen upstairs and 55" flat screen downstairs with satellite. Free WiFi and phone. Weber gas grill and tons of parking. Perfect home for either a family or 3 couples to share-you will love this home!!

Marianne and Denny Smith
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Marianne and Denny Smith

We retired to Hilton Head Island in 2000, which we love. However, we wanted an escape from the summer heat and began looking for the perfect mountain lake, and found it at Lake Glenville! We love the clean, fresh mountain air surrounded by wildlife. Lake Glenville is one of the prettiest lakes we have ever seen and never grow tired of the scenery.

Marianne and Denny Smith purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Marianne and Denny Smith chose Glenville

We wanted to be high above the lake where we could kick back on the porch and enjoy the view. Our porch is delightful and we are frequently visited by hummingbirds and butterfly's and an occasional fox and raccoon .Maybe even a bear one day??

What makes this cottage unique

Great porch with rockers, swing and wicker furniture. Updated bathrooms and gourmet kitchen, luxury linens.

Easy access to Signal Ridge Marina (2 minute walk!) for pontoon boat rentals. Only 5 miles into Cashiers for shopping and restaurants.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Glenville on Hamburg

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both baths with granite counters. Upper bath has tub/ shower combination. Lower bath has tiled shower and laundry room combination. Both bathrooms have Comfort height toilets, for those with knee or mobility issues
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Lower level, with bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Memory foam mattress
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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View The Lake Among Hummingbirds And Butterflys
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Ontario WI

Beautiful Location. Beautiful Cottage. Just perfec

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 stayed in this lovely cottage when we traveled to the area for a wedding. It was absolutely perfect for our needs. It is very roomy, well decorated, and comfortable. It had all the comforts we needed and the kitchen was well appointed for cooking. My favorite part was the upper porch. It was such a comfortable outdoor space with a spectacular view! We had a lot of family staying in the area in many different cottages, and I was definitely happy with our choice, it was my favorite out of the many cottages we saw. Marianne was amazing to work with, very flexible and kind and even sending us back a book we forgot. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again and to recommend to all our family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful home in an ideal location!

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed our stay in Cashiers and we couldn't have picked a better place to stay. We came to Cashiers to attend my brothers wedding and the location of the home was perfect, just 5 miles to downtown and 2 miles to the venue. Other family stayed in Bear Lake Reserve and were disappointed in the location and difficult drive. Others stayed downtown and spent the same for a single room hotel. We had everything we needed, a well equipped home with all the bells and whistles. The view was amazing, the beds comfortable, and the home beautifully decorated. My 8 year old cried when we left and my 3 year old just couldn't stop asking "are we going to the beautiful house now?" You won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Amy for the lovely comments-we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Marianne and Denny
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All the comforts of home with an Amazing View

  • 5 of 5

I thought the gorgeous pictures advertising this property were too good to be true but that is your actual view from the front porch, living room and dining room. Beautiful mirror like lake surrounded by colorful tree filled mountain backdrop with chipmunks running all around the yard. Home is completely stocked with fresh linens, cookware and spices/condiments, soap, shampoo, toilet paper and extra blankets for cuddling on the couch or enjoying the front porch view. Even offers a ton of board games which we enjoyed playing as a family while listening to their CD player with wall mounted speakers. Great location for your next family get away or ladies retreat. Just bring your hiking boots and toothbrush and a few changes of clothes. Convenient location to Highlands, Cashiers and Franklin which all offer excellent dining out and shopping and of course there are lots of waterfalls in the area to explore and enjoy as well. You definitely need to arrive during daylight hours as the roads are not well marked in this little mountain town, but if you just follow the arrival instructions the homeowner will send you there will be no problem checking in.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: LeAnne, We are so happy you had a good time and enjoyed our home-thanks for the wonderful review! Please come back to the mountains again. Best Regards, Marianne and Denny
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Alachua, FL

Absolutely marvelous!

  • 5 of 5

Took the family with our 3 teenagers and had one of the best vacations yet. We travel to NC often and try to explore different locations within the mountains. This location was one of the best for my love and the kids. Very spacious home with all the amenities one would need. The view of the lake from the porch was breathtaking each morning we sat down for coffee. The marina right down the road was very convenient and allowed for taking full advantage of the lake and water sports for the kid in us and well, the kids! Highlands was only 25 mins away which gave us plenty to do for some adult time. There is also a lovely man made beach about 1.5 miles away within the same Lake which we found relaxing and convenient. The weather was absolutely refreshing considering the sweltering heat back home in FL. Thank you Marianne for the wonderful hospitality and superb accommodations!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review! So glad you enjoyed your stay and loved the home as much as we do. Please come again! Marianne
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Exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

We are a semi-retire couple and do a considerable amount of travel. When we are going to be a location for 3 or more days we generally stay at VRBO properties and there is always the apprehension “will the property be as advertised?”

This property is better than advertised. The location high above Lake Glenville offers a great view of the lake and is central to day trips to the many surrounding towns, nature trails, waterfalls, and, of course, good restaurants. The cottage is two stories and would have easily accommodated more than just the two of us. It is well laid out and, with the possible exception of a slight overdose of sea-going nick-knacks in what is a lake house the cottage is “homey” comfortably. We were there a week and never tired of eating lunch or dinner on the deck, relaxing in the swing or just looking out over the lake. If you need to stay connected to the home or office there is no reliable AT&T cell service but that can be said about any location in the area and the cottage does have a solid internet connection and the use of a land line that was sufficient for our use. Many properties leave information on “what to do” while in the area and Marianne’s note book is chock full of suggestions of places to go, must see sights, and good restaurants and is spot –on accurate. The short of it is if you are going to visit the Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Glenville, and Western Carolina area and want a great home base for your excursions I doubt you will find a better place than this cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
High Hampton
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
rt. 107 North
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Slabtown Pizza
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Public beach access near dam on north end
Car: recommended

Beautiful mountain/lake setting on one of the most beautiful lakes in the US. View many waterfalls on the lake with outstanding wildlife sighting. Great shopping in Cashiers or Highlands.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage on Glenville, Cashiers Area

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Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £43.91

May cancel reservation up to 1 month prior to check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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