HEARDLOT is a spacious two-story Log House in Whiteside Cove, half-way between Highlands and Cashiers. Situated on a 5-acre site, this comfortable lakefront property adjoins the trailhead of the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River Trail and the expansive Nantahala National Forest. Think summer camp for families and adults alike, with the comforts of home!
Hike or fish the famed Chattooga River for miles . . . Picnic or swim at the private dock, or at nearby Grimshawes Falls (Cashiers Sliding Rock) . . . Walk to the top of breathtaking Whiteside Mountain . . . Worship at the Episcopal Summer Chapel with its famous Bluegrass band, just around the corner . . . Play golf at High Hampton or other public courses in the Highlands-Cashiers area. . . Photograph the many waterfalls in the vicinity . . . Watch the hummingbirds . . . Read a great novel . . . Shop unique boutiques and antiques in Highlands and Cashiers . . . or just rock and enjoy the cool serenity.
5 Bedrooms / 3 bathrooms. Sleeps 10, with 2 queen, 1 full, and 4 twin beds, plus 4 bonus twins. Large open living/dining area; covered porch. Lakefront dock with grill and chiminea. Microwave, dishwasher, washer, dryer, fireplace, wood stove, and grill. Landline telephone and internet service. No cell phone service. TV via wi-fi video-streaming and DVD player (no regular TV service). Pet friendly.
Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge may have Cades Cove, but Highlands and Cashiers has Whiteside Cove, one of the region’s best kept secrets!
The area is non-commercial, yet has a sophistication all its own.
Other Stuff to Do:
Chattooga River Trail: 6 miles from Heardlot to Steel Bridge on Bull Pen Road.
Ellicott Rock Wilderness Area: Hiking trails, Iron Bridge, Ammons Branch picnic area, Slick Rock Vista,
Nantahala National Forest – waterfalls, trails, swimming, hiking, backpacking, etc.
Waterfalls: Grimshawes, Secret Falls, Silver Run Falls, Whitewater Falls.
Champion Poplar Tree at Rich Gap Road
Highlands – Dining, Shopping, Highlands Playhouse, Highlands Nature Center and Botanical Gardens, The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Library, Sunset Rock, (overlooking town), Highlands Greenway Trails (Five miles of trails throughout the town)
Cashiers – Dining, Shopping, Farmers Market, Village Green, Library, Recreation Center.
Golf – public courses include High Hampton, Highlands Cove, Sky Valley, Mill Creek Club
A Little Further Away (30 min to 2 hours away)
South Carolina — Walhalla Fish Hatchery, Sloan Bridge/Foothills Trail, Duke Power’s World of Energy
Great Smoky Mountain National Park
Smoky Mountain Scenic Railroad
Cherokee Indian Reservation – “Unto These Hills” drama, Harrah’s Casino
Biltmore House and Gardens, Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Parkway
Location: Whiteside Cove
Minimum stay: 2 nights
Amenities List: Wood burning fireplace in living room, lake with private dock, chiminea on dock
The longer you stay, the less you’ll pay.