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Perfect Location/Base Camp

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, and one sofa bed 8-10 Sleeps

Experience treetop living in our mountain cottage just off the highway connecting Asheville, Hendersonville and Brevard! It is the ideal Base Camp to explore the mountains, the trails as well as Asheville and the Biltmore Estate twenty minutes away. In the summer you can fly fish, mountain bike and hike in Pisgah National Forest or hear classical music at Brevard Music Center. Try the brews at Sierra Nevada Brewery or Oskar Blues.

A seven night minimum stay is required.

This four bedroom two bath cottage is nestled in the deep woods at an elevation of 2900 feet. A well-maintained gravel road leads to the house. It sleeps eight comfortably - more if you use a sofa bed. The main level includes a living room, kitchen, shared bathroom, two bedrooms, den and porch.

The two master suite are downstairs and each features a king-sized bed. A small room at the base of the stairs could be just right for a card game. The washer and dryer are located on the lower level.

Enjoy your meals inside at a table seating four or dine outside at a large table on the fabulous 55 x 15 foot covered porch. Twinkle lights along the railing makes for a magical dinner party.

No wifi but there is basic cable. There is plenty of parking space for cars, bikes and gear. Feel free to use the portable fire pit outside to roast marshmallows. Owner has a supply of firewood and starter logs for you to use.

Please note that a" low to the ground sports" car may have difficulty using the road when driver is not experienced. Wet weather may erode the roads and make it difficult for these kind of cars.

More Details

Property Manager
Pilar Garcia-Spira
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About Pilar Garcia-Spira

The owners live in Miami.

Pilar Garcia-Spira purchased this cottage in 2007


Mills River Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 3:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • On departure day, all used linens and towels will be placed on the floor of the rooms/bathrooms.
  • All trash from bathrooms/kitchen will be placed in containers located on the main level deck. Please make sure containers lids are tightly secured.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bedrooms one and two share this large bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master bath is downstairs with one vanity, washer & dryer
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep sofa is in game room adjacent to master.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • Bed:King
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Mushroom Farming Farm Tours, Workshops, Classes & Services located across from our cottage at 70 Deep Woods Road. 828.243.3589 . Please visit his website Greg Carter offer regularly scheduled public farm tours, bi-monthly mushroom hunts and occasional workshops and classes from March-October. For groups of ten or more we offer farm tours & mushroom hunts accompanied by a wood-fired pizza lunch or dinner.


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average rating of 4.814815 based on 27 reviews

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Excellent house, beautiful surroundings. Everything we needed. Wifi would be a great addition for those of us traveling on business.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property was awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place. It is at the top of the mountain and so quiet and peaceful. The house had plenty of space to spread out and not feel like you were on top of each other. There were places for children to play both in and out of the house. On Saturday night we hosted dinner for additional family members. It was the first time we had been able to get all of my children and all of my husband's children together at the same time since he died in 2014. And what a wonderful place to have that visit. The large porch and picnic table provided plenty of room for everyone to eat at the same time. And after dinner there were numerous places throughout the house for members of the family to sit and visit quietly.

The house was clean, comfortable and cozy.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

Great deck and patio. Everything was as advertised or better.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location to access Brevard as well as Ashville.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is nice and clean. Everything we needed was available. We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Triad, NC, USA

Nice, clean well maintained home. Just what we needed.

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Very nice folks to deal with. Only issue was the gravel road leading to the property. It has sone ruts and we had one very low sports car in the group that we had to leave in a remote location.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, incredible house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with a large group for a week of mountain biking in Pisgah. The kitchen was large enough to easily cook for everyone, and there was a hose to wash off muddy bikes. It was great getting to eat dinners out on the large deck. The location was perfect as the house was within riding distance of a trail head and only a 10 minute drive from grocery stores and breweries. Would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Sierra Nevada Brewery, Oskar Blues Brewery
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Etowah Valley Country Club
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Sierra Nevada Restaurant and Falls Landing
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Attend an outdoor concert at Brevard Music Center.

* Sip a drink on Sunset Terrace at the Grove Park Inn.

* Attend the Drum Circle on Friday nights in Asheville.

* Take the Brews Cruise.

* Attend an Asheville Tourists' game.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hike to Mount Pisgah.

* Picnic on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

* Slide down Sliding Rock in Pisgah Forest.

* Kayak the French Broad River.

* Visit the Carl Sandburg Home in Flat Rock.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* See the "Talking Trees" at Holmes State Forest.

* Attend the White Squirrel Festival May in Brevard.

* Go to Dolly's Ice Cream in Brevard.

* Tube the Davidson River.

* Hike to a waterfall in Dupont Forest.

Mountain biking, hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, golf, zip-lining, Biltmore Estate, Sierra Nevada Brewery tours and Tasting Room, Oskar Blues Brewery tours and tasting room, Drum Circle on Friday nights in downtown Asheville, art galleries, tailgate markets, Brevard Music Center concert series each summer, Brevard Little Theater, Flat Rock Playhouse, the Asheville Arboretum and the great outdoors for your enjoyment.




Additional information about rental rates

cleaning for 8+ $165
Pet Fee $50
cleaning fee up to 8 $115
Renters Damage Insurance $50
Pet Fees $50
Tax Rate 5.0%


3 night high season stay is $590.00 (includes taxes, cleaning and renters damage insurance).
7 night high season stay is $1,178.00 (includes taxes, cleaning and renters damage insurance).

Damage Fee of $50.00 is non-refundable

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.