The Mountains are Calling You Here

Experience the Finest in Luxury Vacation Rentals in Highlands & Cashiers, North Carolina

Our Properties

Discover Our Luxury Mountain Homes

Make family memories that you’ll never forget in our upscale vacation rentals, where you can experience the perfect blend of comfort, style, and breathtaking views.

Why Choose a Mountain Retreat?

Experience the Magic
of the Mountains

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of the North Carolina mountains. Discover breathtaking landscapes, outdoor adventures, and charming local towns with our luxury vacation rentals. If you’ve never experienced a mountain retreat before, you’ll be blown away by the natural beauty surrounding you. And if you’ve never experienced the Barberry Retreats difference, you’ll find that we do mountain retreats better than anyone else!

What Sets Us Apart

Exceptional Quality for
Unforgettable Experiences

We want you to make Barberry Retreats part of your family vacation tradition so you can experience the magic of the mountains year after year. That’s why we go above and beyond to create quality spaces where you can build lasting memories.

Gather around a warm and inviting fireplace like this one in one of our fully furnished mountain retreat homes with Barberry Retreats.

Curated Properties

We hand-picked each of our properties for their unique charm and character, as well as their beautiful locations. These are special places with the potential to make special memories!

Our mountain homes are furnished with renters in mind, including a fully equipped kitchen and dining room like this one.

Rent-First Design

These are not family homes occasionally rented—each property is decorated and designed for you to rent comfortably, including a fully equipped kitchen for delicious family meals!

Find local art pieces and other interesting pieces in each of our beautiful mountain rental homes by Barberry Retreats like this one.

Local Flair

We celebrate the essence of the region by showcasing unique local artwork in each home and providing access to local experiences, immersing you in the rich culture of the area.

Booking Made Simple

Plan Your Dream Mountain Vacation in Three Easy Steps

Booking your mountain retreat with Barberry Retreats is hassle-free and straightforward:

1. Select

Browse our properties right here on our site to choose your perfect vacation destination.

2. Book

Click through to our booking platform, then pick your desired dates and provide the necessary information.

3. Enjoy

It’s that easy! Make unforgettable memories with your family, and don’t forget to come back next year!

What our guests say


Our Story

The Passion Behind
Barberry Retreats

Founded in 2022 by Valorie and Charles Hock, Barberry Retreats was born from a desire to share their love for the enchanting Highlands and Cashiers region with others. They personally ensure each property is thoughtfully designed to provide a one-of-a-kind experience for guests, ensuring unforgettable memories.