A wrap-around breezy porch filled with rocking chairs and swings is the best place to enjoy a cup of tea or glass of sherry on a Summer or Fall afternoon. Coffee, hot chocolate, cookies, and trail mix are other offerings from the "Guest Pantry." A lovely view of Satulah Mountain and two acres of lawns and large, old oaks & hemlocks surround the building and create a sense of being far from town. A short half-mile walk with sidewalks will take to you to the heart of Highlands' famous shopping & dining. Or, hike directly from the Inn to the top of Big Bear Pen for a spectacular view of Whiteside Mountain.
Winter is a magical time to enjoy Highlands without the crowds. Experience the winter beauty of the mountains and enjoy special weekend rates January through March.
After your day's adventure, soothe your spirit with a view of Satulah Mountain from a rocker or porch swing and enjoy afternoon tea, hot chocolate, lemonade, sweets, trail mix, or sherry from the Guest Pantry.
The best deal in Highlands! The Bargain Basement (not really a basement but on the lower level of a separate guest house building next to the Inn) is named in memory of The Bargain Basement in Atlanta's Richs Department store where you could find an truly good buy. King bed, Cable TV, bath with shower. Health department restrictions on our kitchen do not allow us to include breakfast with this room, but breakfast may be available for an extra charge if the main building is not at capacity. On the upper level of the Guest House is a two-bedroom apartment, efficiency kitchen, and deck. The Bargain Basement is sometimes rented as an add-on unit along with The Apartment. Call for a quote!
iss Rebecca's Cottage, a three bedroom/two bath vacation rental in a close-in but secluded two-thirds acre location near Main Street, Highlands. A great room has a full kitchen, stone fireplace, two seating areas, and lots of windows. Furnished with oak, pine and cherry antiques, comfortable upholstered seating, artwork and accessories collected over a lifetime by the innkeepers. Located next to Sunset Rocks Hiking Trail, the Highlands Nature Center, one-third mile from shops, restaurants, churches, theater, and library. Sleeps six adults in two queen beds and two twin beds. Open year-round and can be rented by the weekend, week, or month. Call for special pricing with number of guests, exact dates, and length of stay.
The Harris Room, named for former Highlander Lucien Harris (grandson of Joel Chandler Harris) whose artwork is displayed in the room, is located in the main house. It looks looks out on our side gardens and has king bed, private bath, and a small dressing room.
The Audubon Room looks out on a view of Satulah Mountain to the South and gardens to the West. It features Audubon prints with an original watercolor portrait of the artist, along with a comfortable king bed, private bath, and dressing room.
The Master Bedroom is a spacious room on the main floor with queen canopy bed, a view of Satulah Mountain to the South, a porch view to the East and a garden view to the West. Cable TV, sitting space in the room, a dressing table/desk, and private bath make this room room comfortable for longer stays.
The Queen Suite Sitting Room overlooks a view of Satulah Mountain and has a sofa bed and a private bath. A dressing room leads to a bedroom with queen bed and a second bath. This suite can function well for three guests or two singles who want separate rooms. The sofa bed is made up with layers of extra padding to sleep comfortably.
NESTLED ON A SECLUDED HILLSIDE just half a mile from Main Street, this gracious old home is surrounded by two acres of large rhododendron, hemlock, maple, and oak. Experience Highlands' clean, fresh air and enjoy lush views from wide porches. Sample berries from the garden, then visit the nature areas, ponds, fine boutiques and gourmet restaurants that are just a stroll away. INSIDE, THE WARMTH OF KNOTTY PINE welcomes you and blends with antiques, an eclectic mix of books and hand made accessories, a playable grand piano, and a cozy fireside for chilly mountain evenings. Help yourself to refreshments from the guest pantry, then enjoy videos, games, puzzles, and old fashioned conversation. SPACIOUS SUITES AND MODERATELY PRICED ROOMS await you with private baths and comfortable antique furnishings. A sumptuous breakfast is included and served in the dining room to the sounds of quiet classical, folk, or mountain tunes.