BISON OVERLOOK LODGE... ON A 65 ACRE BUFFALO RANCH!

Cheryl Hillis

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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BISON OVERLOOK LODGE... ON A 65 ACRE BUFFALO RANCH!

Maggie Valley Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Truly, Buffalo roam on this private 65 acre little piece of heaven tucked away in the mountains. Whether watching the sunrise over the mountain peaks while the Smoky Mountains clear up for a beautiful day, or setting your sights on our herd of buffalo coming for their morning oats. You will not be disappointed while you are enjoying a hot cup of coffee or cocoa on our large back deck of a gorgeous log cabin!

If you are looking for a quiet 'get away from it all' retreat, this is it! Enjoy long hikes on the property, fishing within walking distance from the log cabin or take a trip into town to do some shopping or antiquing.

Children will love the hike through the woods to the brand new play area, The BC Corral! This custon designed area has everything from swings, zip line, slides, teeter toter, cargo nets, rock wall & even a horse shoe pit for the adults! The kids will love it here!

A vacation at the Bison Overlook Lodge is surely one that your family will always enjoy looking back on!

We are pet friendly, size doesn't matter!

Please call Cheryl to answer any additional questions about Bison Overlook Lodge!

Our other cabins:

Tatonka Lodge,sleeps 14- VRBO # 163324

Timber Hollow, sleeps 8 - VRBO # 581708

Buffalo Bungalow, sleeps 2 - VRBO # 409851

Fun things to do: Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Biltmore Estate, Ghost Town, hiking at Chimney Rock, tubing at Deep Creek, Fun Factory, Indoor skydiving, visit the Elk in Cataloochee Park, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Casino in Cherokee, slide down the rocks at Sliding Rockin the Pisgah National Forest, downhill skiing, snowboarding & tubing at Cataloochee Ski Resort, golf at Waynesville Country Club, Maggie Valley Country Club or Ironduff Golf Course!

Keywords: Log Cabin

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Cheryl Hillis (Owner)
Advertiser since 2007
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About Cheryl Hillis

My brothers & my husband had shared a vision of expanding my fathers buffalo ranch when additional property became available to purchase. With all our knowledge & experiences combine we have built 3 log homes & have been renting them out since 2004. All the furniture in this cabin has been handmade by the wood on the property! Even the covered wagon bed, that was custom built my my father. Once my husband retires from the US Army in about 8 yrs our dream will be to build our log cabin on the property & be more hands on. God has blessed us beyond our wildest dreams. We hope you love the mountains like we have all come to love being transplants from a very flat NY!

What makes this cabin unique

While staying at Bison Overlook Lodge we feel you will really enjoy the peace & tranquility of being secluded on 65 acres. So many of our previous guest have wrote back & told us they had all these plans to sight see but then just loved hanging out in the cabin together enjoying the game room & the children all love the uniquely designed playground as well as seeing the miniature horse, buffalo, goats & llamas!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband, 2 daughters (10 & 6), mother, aunt & myself stayed at Bison Overlook Lodge in April. We had not seen my aunt in 4 years & this was a wonderful place to catch up & make memories. My kids were so excited to see all the animals, buffalo, goats, horses, mini horses, bunnies & more. They also loved the playground. The cabin was beautiful & a great place to relax after our days out. The area were the cabin is located is lovely & it is easy to get to highways for our sightseeing & white water rafting trips. We would love to stay here again.
Apr 2011
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 74 traveler reviews

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Bison Overlook Lodge... on a 65 Acre Buffalo Ranch!
average rating of 4.8783784 based on 74 reviews
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Bison Overlook Lodge... on a 65 Acre Buffalo Ranch!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p131294vb
(828) 550-0960
Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
Horsham, PA
5

Amazing vacation!

  • 5 of 5
Amazing log home on an amazing bison farm. The log cabin is beautiful, clean, and a wonderful place for a family vacation. The farm animals are literally in your back yard and the basement is a game room. My family and I spent three nights here the last week in August and our only regret is that we didn't book it for a longer stay. The owners are truly wonderful people and I look forward to seeing them again next year.
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Bison Overlook Lodge... on a 65 Acre Buffalo Ranch!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p131294vb
(828) 550-0960
Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
Ellinton, CT
4

Family fun

  • 4 of 5
6 of us stayed at the Bison Overlook Lodge: my husband and myself, our adult son, our daughter, her husband and our 4 yr old granddaughter. The cabin had everything we needed and was located on the border of the goat and pony fence. Great entertainment watching the animals! We made several fires in the pit and enjoyed the hot tub. We all had fun on the playground and hiking around the property. An added bonus was the availability of bison steaks and fresh eggs. This is a good place to stay while exploring the mountains of NC. We took a couple of hikes off the Blue Ridge Parkway (there are many), went to Asheville and Waynesville, and visited the Arboretum. It was a pleasure working with Cheryl and others whom we met were kind and helpful also.
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Dear Nancy,

Thank you for taking time to write a review, we greatly appreciate it. Glad to hear you all enjoyed your stay at Bison Overlook Lodge.

Sincerely, Cheryl
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Bison Overlook Lodge... on a 65 Acre Buffalo Ranch!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p131294vb
(828) 550-0960
Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
Irmo, SC
5

Great Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5
We planned a family vacation and ended up doing a lot of celebrating - 3 birthdays and a retirement - Wow, what fun. Three generations and the life of the party was our three year old granddaughter who befriended Rambo, Ranger Dan and friends with feed from the quarter machine and Apple Wedges. Well, she did have to scold Ranger Dan for hogging the treats a couple of times. She also looked forward to the Bison feeding each day. We really enjoyed playing "short stick challenge" in the pool room and working up a good lather on the foosball table. The hot tub was a hit and "smores after dark" made for a great happy hour - thanks! We didn't run across the penguins, oh well, maybe next time (Guess you'll have to plan a trip up to figure that one out :) . All in all, the entire family (all seven of us) had a great time and were even still on speaking terms at the end of the week - thanks for sharing your cabin and hospitality with us. And by the way, I discovered that I am definitely not a swinger - thanks for the bed blocks, kept me away from motion sickness....
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Al,

So glad to hear you all enjoyed your stay. I have to admit, your post about the penguins & the bed cracked me up! Tell your granddaughter that Rambo & Ranger Dan miss her! Hope to see you all again on your next visit to the Smokies! Best, Cheryl
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Bison Overlook Lodge... on a 65 Acre Buffalo Ranch!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p131294vb
(828) 550-0960
Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
Beaver, pa & Atlanta Ga
5

Perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5
6 of us needed a break. 2 came off of a month on the Appalachian trail; 1 has an especially grueling work & study schedule; 3 had just buried a loved one on the 5th. Hot tub: fabulous. Swinging bed: lots of giggles. Brand new born baby goats: so sweet. Just feet (behind a strong fence) from giant bison coming in for feeding: amazing. Harold & Harriet: great couple. The lodge was beautiful and fully equipped. We are so grateful for it all.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Diane,

I am so sorry to hear about your loss & I am glad you found our cabin as a peaceful getaway. Thank you for taking the time to sign our online guest book, we love hearing back from our guest about their stay. Would love to have you back as our guest in the future. Sincerely, Cheryl
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Bison Overlook Lodge... on a 65 Acre Buffalo Ranch!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p131294vb
(828) 550-0960
Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
Columbia, SC
5

Amazing place!!

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our stay at Bison Overlook so much!
....Every detail was so well thought out and the property was extremely clean & tidy. We were impressed with the lack of dust in the house, and the beds were very comfortable. S'mores were waiting in a basket for us to enjoy a fun family treat around the home's well designed fire pit & our children (& pup) loved, and were even encouraged, to feed all the amazing animal neighbors. Plenty of room to sleep & relax and the kitchen was well equipped w/all the materials needed to put a great meal together. The property is fabulous for hiking (loved seeing the bison roaming), fishing, and animal encounters. Asheville is only a 30 minute drive which made it nice for day trips & dinners out. This is a great place to bring your dogs, ours had the the of her life! The host, Cheryl, was very helpful and replied quickly to any questions we had. Our deposit was mailed & received back very quickly as well. We enjoyed our stay so much and can't wait for our next visit to Bison Overlook & our kids also give it a huge thumbs up!! Thanks for the FUN!!
  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Keith & Heather,

I am so glad you & your family enjoyed your stay at Bison Overlook Lodge & all our 4 legged friends! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to sign our online guest book & look forward to your visit again. Sincerely, Cheryl
business
Bison Overlook Lodge... on a 65 Acre Buffalo Ranch!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p131294vb
(828) 550-0960
Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
South Carolina
4

Tatonkas

  • 4 of 5
Great Weekend on this wonderful bison ranch. Great Cabin, Great Jacuzzi and Firplace
  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Franz,
Glad you all enjoyed your stay. Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback. Sincerely, Cheryl
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Lake Junaluksa
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Cherokee
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Cataloochee Ski Area
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Availability & Rates

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Maggie Valley Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season: Mid Week, M-TH
Nov 4 - Nov 21
2 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Dec 1
5 night minimum stay
$250
$1,575
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2014 - Jan 4 2015
5 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Martin Luther Weekend
Jan 16 2015 - Jan 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Presidents Weekend
Feb 13 2015 - Feb 16 2015
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Hot tub fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Maggie Valley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Telephone
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , dual headed shower for 2!!
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , log bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , custom log bed suspended...very cool!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , twin over twin
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , full size futon
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master suite has a custom suspended log bed. 2nd bedroom has a queen log bed., Baby Cribs (1) Child friendly, has a porta crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size futon in loft area., Bunk Beds (1) log bunk bed in bedroom #3
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Games
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Game Room
  • Foosball
  • Air Hockey
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • sledding
  • shopping
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • hot air ballooning
  • cycling
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Enjoy time relaxing or you can take a hike up the mountain & see magnificent veiws! Outdoor firepit w/ FREE frewood for roasting smores!
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