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Fire Mountain Inn, Cabins & Treehouses

Box 2772 , Highlands, NC 28741 USA (Show map)
4.6
78 Reviews
$175 - $385
per night

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About

One of the most unique and spectacular mountaintop hideaways in America located a few miles outside of the village of Highlands, NC, secluded on hundreds of acres. At the highest point on Fire Mountain, at an elevation of over 4,000', sits a secluded mountaintop retreat composed of a sophisticated contemporary Inn, our private and intimate Treehouses and real mountaintop luxury Cabins, all with long range mountaintop views. The Inn, located at the highest point on Fire Mountain, is a modern day Inn inspired by contemporary art, sculpture, and an incredible physical setting of unsurpassed beauty. Each room and suite opens onto an expansive deck or terrace, offering exquisite long range views. The Treehouses are the most private and secluded accommodations of the Inn with magnificent views from your room and deck. True mountain intimacy hidden among the treetops of Fire Mountain. In the mountaintop Cabins you will find modern day luxury, hand-laid fireplaces made of native stone, hot tubs on decks, two person Jacuzzi tubs, fully equipped kitchens and pristine views framed by the Great Smoky Mountains. Fire Mountain is a mountaintop view retreat with mountain springs, streams, ponds, waterfalls and hiking trails, a most wonderful retreat from the outside world.

Rooms & Rates

Chattooga in the Inn

Chattooga in the Inn is located on the sunrise side of the Inn and has a honey pine queen bed with a sitting and dressing area along with a windowed bath having a tub and shower. This accommodation opens through sliding glass doors to a private terrace furnished with a cafe table and chairs, lounge chairs and a small teak table.

Your tariff includes a candlelight breakfast that is served for you each morning in the main dining area of the Inn between 9:30 and 10:00 am. Hot coffee and teas are available at 8:30 am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Star Maiden in the Inn

Star Maiden in the Inn is located on the sunrise side of the Inn and has a honey pine library king bed with a small sitting and dressing area along with a windowed bath having a vanity, tub and shower. This accommodation opens through sliding glass doors to a private deck furnished with a cafe table and chairs, lounge chairs and a small teak table.

Your tariff includes a candlelight breakfast that is served for you each morning in the main dining area of the Inn between 9:30 and 10:00 am. Hot coffee and teas are available at 8:30 am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Satohla in the Inn

Satohla has a wood burning stone fireplace with a large couch, side chairs and a teak coffee table, European king size bed, a large compartmentalized shower bath with double vanity. The Satohla Suite opens to a sunrise terrace furnished with teak cafe table and teak chairs, lounge chairs and small acrylic table, and also opens to a sunset terrace furnished with lounge chairs, small teak table and a hammock.

Your tariff includes a candlelight breakfast that is served for you each morning in the main dining area of the Inn between 9:30 and 10:00 am. Hot coffee and teas are available at 8:30 am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nantahala in the Inn

Nantahala is located on the sunrise side of the Inn and has a honey pine pencil post queen bed with an alcove sitting area, dressing area along with a windowed designer bath having a two person soaking tub. This accommodation opens through sliding glass doors to a private deck with views in two directions furnished with a cafe table and chairs, lounge chairs and a small teak table.

Your tariff includes a candlelight breakfast that is served for you each morning in the main dining area of the Inn between 9:30 and 10:00 am. Hot coffee and teas are available at 8:30 am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Red Thunder in the Inn

Red Thunder in the Inn is located on the sunset side of the Inn and has a honey pine pencil post queen bed with a sitting area and dressing area along with a designer bath having a two person soaking tub. This accommodation opens through sliding glass doors to a private deck with sunset views and is furnished with a cafe table and chairs, lounge chairs and a small teak table.

Your tariff includes a candlelight breakfast that is served for you each morning in the main dining area of the Inn between 9:30 and 10:00 am. Hot coffee and teas are available at 8:30 am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Cloud Climber in the Inn

Cloud Climber in the Inn is located on the sunset side of the Inn and has a honey pine pencil post queen bed with a sitting area, dressing area along with a bath having a tub and shower. This accommodation opens through sliding glass doors to a private terrace with sunset views and has a hammock, cafe table and chairs, lounge chairs and a small teak table.

Your tariff includes a candlelight breakfast that is served for you each morning in the main dining area of the Inn between 9:30 and 10:00 am. Hot coffee and teas are available at 8:30 am.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Spruce in the Treehouses

Spruce in the Treehouses of the Inn has private parking and a private entrance that scales up two flights of stairs to a private deck furnished with a small teak table and chairs that opens into an accommodation with a European king bed, small dressing area and bath with tub and shower. You have views looking West from your sleeping area and deck.

Your tariff includes a candlelight breakfast that is served for you each morning in the main dining area of the Inn between 9:30 and 10:00 am. Hot coffee and teas are available at 8:30 am.

Please note that the Treehouses are in a "smoke free environment" and that no smoking is allowed inside of the Spruce or outside on the decks or stairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Sassafras in the Treehouses

Sassafras in the Treehouses of the Inn has private parking and a private entrance that scales up two flights of stairs to a private deck furnished with a small teak table and chairs that opens into an accommodation with a queen bed, small dressing area and bath with tub and shower. You have views looking West from your sleeping area and deck.

Your tariff includes a candlelight breakfast that is served for you each morning in the main dining area of the Inn between 9:30 and 10:00 am. Hot coffee and teas are available at 8:30 am.

Please note that the Treehouses are in a "smoke free environment" and that no smoking is allowed inside of the Sassafras or outside on the decks or stairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Laurel in the Treehouses

Laurel in the Treehouses of the Inn has a room with a European king bed and sitting area with a shower bath having a large window with views to the West, that opens to a wrap around deck. The decks are furnished with a small side teak table, teak lounging chairs, a hammock, bench, cafe table and chairs. You access the Laurel from your private parking by an elevated boardwalk through the woods.

Your tariff includes a candlelight breakfast that is served for you each morning in the main dining area of the Inn between 9:30 and 10:00 am. Hot coffee and teas are available at 8:30 am.

Please note that the Treehouses are in a "smoke free environment" and that no smoking is allowed inside of the Laurel Treehouse accommodation of the Inn or outside on the decks, stairs or walkways.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Chickadee Cabin

Chickadee Cabin, which is a terrace Cabin, has a queen bed, fully equipped kitchen, two person jacuzzi tub, private windowed shower bath, dining area and sitting area which opens out through a front door and sliding doors to a large covered terrace. The terrace is furnished with a round maple table and chairs along with two maple chairs and a small side table.

Breakfast is not included in Cabin tariffs. By advance order the Mountaintop Cabin Breakfast may be delieverd to your Cabin for $17.50 per person plus tax.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Red Cedar Cabin

Red Cedar has three rooms each with cathedral ceilings. Your living, dining and kitchenette area all focus toward your native stone fireplace with the second room having a two-person jacuzzi tub recessed at floor level. The third room has a queen bed with a private shower bath. All three rooms enter a foyer that opens to your front porch with a swing and rocking chairs and a bin filled with complimentary firewood.

Breakfast is not included in Cabin tariffs. By advance order the Mountaintop Cabin Breakfast may be delieverd to your Cabin for $17.50 per person plus tax.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Blue Moss Cabin

Blue Moss Cabin has three rooms each with cathedral ceilings. Your living, dining and kitchenette area all focus toward your native stone fireplace with the second room having a two-person jacuzzi tub recessed at floor level. The third room has a queen bed with a private shower bath. All three rooms enter a foyer that opens to your front porch with a swing and rocking chairs and a bin filled with complimentary firewood.

Breakfast is not included in Cabin tariffs. By advance order the Mountaintop Cabin Breakfast may be delieverd to your Cabin for $17.50 per person plus tax.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Galax Cabin

Galax Cabin has one large great room with vaulted ceilings. Your honey-pine pencil-post queen bed, two-person jacuzzi tub, living, dining area and kitchen all focus toward a hand-laid fireplace made of native stone. Also add a private shower bath, deck with table and chairs along with a front porch with rocking chairs and a bin of complementary firewood.

Breakfast is not included in Cabin tariffs. By advance order the Mountaintop Cabin Breakfast may be delieverd to your Cabin for $17.50 per person plus tax.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Cullasaja Cabin

Cullasaja Cabin has one large great room with vaulted ceilings. Your honey-pine pencil-post queen bed, two-person jacuzzi tub, living, dining area and kitchen all focus toward a hand-laid fireplace made of native stone. Also add a private shower bath, deck with table and chairs along with a front porch with rocking chairs and a bin of complementary firewood.

Breakfast is not included in Cabin tariffs. By advance order the Mountaintop Cabin Breakfast may be delieverd to your Cabin for $17.50 per person plus tax.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Hemlock Cabin

Hemlock Cabin has two bedrooms each having a king bed, a single bed and a private shower bath that are accessed off of one large great room with vaulted ceilings that contains a wood burning fireplace with raised hearth that faces a living area with a couch and chairs with ottomans. A honey-pine dining table and a large kitchen complete the great room that opens to a large deck with table and chairs, lounge chairs, a four person hot tub and a bin of complimentary firewood.

Breakfast is not included in Cabin tariffs. By advance order the Mountaintop Cabin Breakfast may be delieverd to your Cabin for $17.50 per person plus tax.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 King , 2 Twin

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Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.7

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Weekend Getaway

5 on July 04, 2014

Fire Mountain was the exact place I had been searching for! Very private and secluded! Beautiful place surrounded by nature's beauty! The staff was so friendly.i felt like I had known them forever! I can't wait to go back!


Great accommodations & hosts are fantastic

5 on May 30, 2014

Breakfast is an EXPERIENCE. Amazing food and views. The hosts are genuine and really want your stay and experience to be memorable. They are excellent at recommending local activities. We had a great time.


Top on mountain top

4.8 on August 14, 2013

during our three-weeks road-trip in southern US we choose Fire Mountain as a break to have some days of rest and relaxation. Fire Mountain exceeded our expectations. It is a real magic place, the hosts Hiram and Mathew are very nice, friendly and helpful and are supported by a good team. Thank you very much again for your hospitality!


SPRING BREAK Unplugged 2013

5 on May 03, 2013

We have returned to our beloved Fire Mountain once again with our three kids (9yo twin girls and 12yo boy) and good dog Bandit. We requested the Hemlock cabin again, because of the expansive floor plan and the Jacuzzi on the back deck. We found the cabin so airy and rustically pristine with the new ...read morewood floors in the main living area and kitchen. The weather was perfect, and things were blooming all over. The five of us spent our late mornings/early afternoons hiking/picnicking in the surrounding area, Standing Indian campground (lunch on Pickens’ Nose has become a family tradition), as well as revisiting such lovely hikes as Whiteside Mountain, which the kids had not experienced before. Our afternoons and evenings were spent soaking in the beauty of Fire Mountain and exploring the property. We were graced with the presence of some beautiful horses on the adjacent farm, as well as some longhorn cattle. In the evenings, with no internet or TV, we just relaxed into our family pattern on the couches surrounding the expansive fireplace, with more Jacuzzi. I highly recommend this unplugged getaway for those of you who have a family that depends a lot on all things digital. Our kids loved it last year, and requested it this year, so that is the best part!


SPRING BREAK Unplugged 2013

5 on April 25, 2013

We have returned to our beloved Fire Mountain once again with our three kids (9yo twin girls and 12yo boy) and good dog Bandit. We requested the Hemlock cabin again, because of the expansive floor plan and the Jacuzzi on the back deck. We found the cabin so airy and rustically pristine with the new wood floors in the main living area and kitchen. The weather was perfect, and things were blooming all over. The five of us spent our late mornings/early afternoons hiking/picnicking in the surrounding area, Standing Indian campground (lunch on Pickens’ Nose has become a family tradition), as well as revisiting such lovely hikes as Whiteside Mountain, which the kids had not experienced before. Our afternoons and evenings were spent soaking in the beauty of Fire Mountain and exploring the property. We were graced with the presence of some beautiful horses on the adjacent farm, as well as some longhorn cattle. In the evenings, with no internet or TV, we just relaxed into our family pattern on the couches surrounding the expansive fireplace, with more Jacuzzi. I highly recommend this unplugged getaway for those of you who have a family that depends a lot on all things digital. Our kids loved it last year, and requested it this year, so that is the best part!


Another Wonderful vacation at Fire Mountain!!!

5 on January 29, 2013

My husband and I just returned from our 15th stay at Fire Mountain. When we first started visiting this wonderfut resort, we stayed for a long weekend and we have grown to love it so much it has morphed into week-long stays. We always like to stay in the cabin, "Hemlock." It is a spacious cabin with warm honey-pine walls, great new flooring, full kitchen and a large stone fireplace. But, by far, our favorite feature is the hot tub that sits on a large deck with a beautiful view. There is nothing better than sitting in a hot tub in the winter, looking at the view and knowing that there is a roaring fire to warm you up when you make the dash back inside! We enjoy the quiet and the privacy. The staff is quietly attentive and our every need was met. We also enjoy the fact the location is so secluded and quiet. Every day life is crazy. But, when we come to Fire Mountain, we can get away from all the demands on our time and reconnect with each other. At the end of our stays we are always refreshed and sad to leave! The hosts, Matthew and Hiram, are always warm and professional. We look forward to seeing and chatting with them upon our arrival (and departure!). They make us feel welcome and "at home." If you want a quiet, secluded place to get away from the stress of our world today, this is the place to go!! Jo & Jerry


Magnificent Property With Innkeepers Extraordinaire

4.4 on January 02, 2013

We’ve been here multiple times and appreciate the consistency in setting and staff. Don’t be suspicious of these multiple positive comments from essentially every guest. I know from experience that the writers are describing their stay accurately. My experience is with the cabins, but I am certain that all accommodations excel in their categories. The site is a quiet getaway where you can visit with the few others you might see, or you can be assured of absolutely privacy. Stay away if you are looking for televisions and human noise. Do not look for a telephone or alarm clock. The drive, the paths, the art gallery, the views, chairs and bonfire: attention to detail abounds. Your hosts aim to please and can guide you to the abundant nearby scenery or any shopping you need. The support staff will unobtrusively embellish your stay. I see no room for improvement and always look forward to my next stay at Fire Mountain.


What a great romatic get away!

4.8 on November 06, 2012

Nancy & I stayed the last weekend in October with the leaves at the end of their color. The sunset from our westward Spruce villa was wonderful, as was the food, hospitality from Hiram and Matthew. If you are there for romance ask for the Honeymoon champagne/strawberries: what a great way to start off your visit. We loved the property and plan to return.


Great Spot

5 on October 31, 2012

My new husband and I stayed in a cabin at Fire Mountain for our honeymoon. All I can say is WONDERFUL!!! The location and views are breath taking; highly recommend the breakfast delivery and Saturday night bonfire. Hiram and Mathew were great from check in to check out. Will be going back as soon as possible.


Relax and Reconnect Just Off the Beaten Path

4.6 on October 23, 2012

Our second visit at this hidden gem was as wonderful as the first. Close to excellent shopping and dining in Highlands NC yet the 300+ acre property is beautiful and enjoying nature without tv and radio really allows you to wind down. Hiking, waterfalls nearby as are other outdoor activities, and the morning breakfasts are great. The proprietors are great and can help guests tailor activities with their extensive knowledge. Hate to let others in on this gem!


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Location

Location Type

Located a few miles outside the upscale resort town of Highlands North Carolina., Countryside, Mountains

Airport

Asheville, NC (AVL) 80 miles

Directions to property:

In order to assure privacy and a restful atmosphere for our guests ...the use of our hundreds of acres is reserved exclusively for registered guests... There are no signs to Fire Mountain... Our guests' privacy in our secluded and serene location is our highest priority... A detailed map to guide you to Fire Mountain will be included in your email confirmation package... Fire Mountain borders one of the four scenic highways into Highlands, North Carolina and is located a few miles outside of the village limits... You will simply turn off this scenic highway onto our own private road and all of the accommodations are one mile up on top of Fire Mountain... Our private road ends at Guest Services and Registration...

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Smoky Mountain Railroad, Biltmore House, White Water Rafting, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Blue Ridge Parkway, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Country Inn

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, BBQ grill, Board games, Desk, Library, Parking, Spa, Wi-Fi , Massage and Yoga available, Championsip Golf course near-by, Springs, streams, ponds, waterfall & hiking trails, Concierge Service, Online Booking through our website www.firemt.com, Fishing, Whitewater Rafting, Horseback Riding near

Room amenities

Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Private entrance

On-site activities

Bird watching, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, massage available, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: Noon - 7:30 pm
  • Check Out:: Noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside certain accommodations. All are non-smoking inside
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children under 12 are welcome in Cabins.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Some dogs are allowed in certain Cabins with prior approval
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum, certain holiday periods 3 - 5 nights
  • Accepted payments S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • Deposit Amount Required: A reservation deposit equal to 50% of your total charges is required to confirm and guarantee your reservation.
  • Cancellations: No refunds are given for late arrivals or early departures. For cancellations made 30 days prior to your arrival we will happliy return your funds, less a $50 processing fee per reserved accommodation. After that no refund is possible regardless of the reason.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Hiram Wilkinson and Mathew Gillen

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Serving Location: Cabins for $17.50 per person if desired, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , (advance notice)


Details

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Box 2772 , Highlands, NC 28741 USA (Show map)

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