Escape to your cozy retreat in the heart of scenic Highlands, North Carolina, with this charming two-bedroom, one-bath home. Nestled at an elevation of 4200 feet above sea level, this delightful abode offers cool mountain breezes year-round, providing the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Conveniently located on a paved state-maintained road, this home offers easy access any time of year, making it an ideal year-round residence or investment property. With Highlands' upscale boutiques and dining options just a short 15-minute drive away and big box stores in Franklin within 30 minutes, you can enjoy the best of both worlds. This mountain cottage offers plenty of potential for the creative homeowner, with an open and bright living room, two spacious bedrooms, and hardwood floors throughout. The country-style kitchen provides a perfect canvas to create your unique design, whether you prefer a retro or modern look. The full, unfinished basement offers ample space to expand your living area or create a workshop, with level access to the backyard for added convenience. A brand-new HVAC system was recently installed in the Fall of 2022, ensuring comfort and efficiency year-round. Sitting on 0.65+/- of an acre, this property also offers plenty of sunshine and room for the avid gardener to cultivate their private oasis. Listen to the tranquil sounds of the wet weather waterfall on the adjacent property across the street, and revel in the natural beauty that surrounds you. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to create your mountain getaway on Buck Creek Road in Highlands, North Carolina. Bring your imagination and discover the endless potential that awaits you!