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Perfect Location/Base Camp

Bedrooms 4
Space 232 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 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 three 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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

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:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
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.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Perfect Location/Base Camp
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews

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: Apr 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: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fayetteville, NC

A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this home over Christmas for our extended family of eight. The owners have thought of everything and we felt very welcomed with all the personal touches. There were even holiday decorations (to include Christmas trees!) inside and out, making it feel even more like home. It has plenty of space to spread out but is also cozy enough to enjoy spending time together. This was our first VRBO vacation and it was even better than we hoped for. Overall, an excellent experience.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property was peaceful and allowed for a great relaxing weekend. There were lots of activities for the adults and the children. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay!! It was just perfect!!! We have little ones, and the house was set up perfect for our needs. We had so much room!! We could put the little ones to bed and the adults could enjoy playing cards and games without waking the kidos. The two king size bedrooms, were king size. The covered deck was my favorite part of the house with the king size table. The location is perfect also! Hiking and Breweries, very close. There are three towns close by. We only had a chance to visit one, but cannot wait to return to do more exploring! We have rebooked for next year. This is a gem!!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • 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.


Rates & Availability

Mills River Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee up to 8 $100
Renters Damage Insurance $50
Pet Fee $50
Pet Fees $50
cleaning for 8+ $150
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

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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