|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
New to the rental market in 2013, 'Milky Way' is a luxury Cabin on a private 400 acre mountain ranch adjacent to the Pisgah National forest with hiking/riding trails, mountain streams and stunning south facing Smoky Mountain views! The 2800 Sq Ft. beautifully appointed cabin features a gourmet kitchen adjacent to the Great Room and has everything for your relaxing needs including a wood burning fireplace (firewood supplied), dining table, large flat screen TV, leather recliner and comfortable seating throughout, opening onto the screened porch for outdoor dining and lounging while overlooking the landscape-lit garden and mountain ranges to the south. Each bedroom has the finest linens and furnishings, flat screen TV's and porch, with an en suite bathroom in the master, a shared bathroom for the two queen rooms and another bathroom for the loft. The loft offers a cozy family room with seating that converts into 2 twin beds and is the perfect place for movies,Yoga, office work or a quiet place to read.
Seasons of Change provide something for all..: A unique mountain retreat that offers not only first class accommodation but also the ability to walk and ride on 400 acres of conservation land and for those who wish to wander further, the land also adjoins 28,000 sq miles of the Pisgah Forest.
Milima Ranch truly is a destination of 4 seasons. The winter offers some exceptional snow days and the landscape transforms into a dramatic canvas that reveals the very backbone of the land which is hidden in the lush months of the summer..Magical!
The summer and fall months yet again present an ever changing canvas of the mountains and the wildflowers are a sight to be seen. A special treat starting in September is the ripening of the apple trees that are scattered throughout the 400 acres, followed shortly after by the fiery fall leaf season.
Romantic, Outdoor/Active or Nature Getaway: The cabin lends itself equally to a romantic getaway for a couple or a gathering of up to 8 people without compromising comfort or coziness. The split level offers privacy and comfort and a cozy corner or porch for everyone.
For the Outdoor enthusiasts there are many trails throughout the 400 acres that offer a nature lovers paradise. The wildlife and rare botanical species abound on the conservation land which protects the watersheds that are the source of Fines Creek and The Pigeon River.
Located in Western North Carolina, Milima (mi-lee-muh) Ranch sits on 400 acres of pristine conservation land surrounded by the Smoky Mountains and Pisgah Forest. Very secluded and private, it is conveniently accessed off I-40, only 5 minutes from exit to entrance, allowing for quick trips to the surrounding attractions, including Asheville and its famous Biltmore Estate, Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Cataloochee Ski Area, Cherokee, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Smoky Mountains and Lake Junaluska to name a few. These areas offer activities for everybody including skiing, golfing, fishing, white water rafting, canoeing, zip lining, hunting and many more, all within 15-40 minutes of the cabin.
This unique mountain retreat offers not only first class accommodation but also the perfect escape for the Outdoor enthusiast. Numerous trails for both hiking and riding traverse the 400 acres, ascending from 3200 to 4200 feet, with spectacular flora and fauna, mountain streams and wildlife. For those who wish to wander further, the land adjoins 28,000 sq. miles of the Pisgah Forest.
We Just had one of the most relaxed vacations! You have such a beautiful and serene place to decompress from daily life. No check lists, just enjoy the nature and unwind.
Absolutely loved all your trails, Lola and Nikita.
Thanks for having us and we look forward to coming back!
What a wonderful week. The Milky Way cabin and the Milima Ranch exceeded our expectations. The property description including photos was accurate; if anything an understatement. The cabin was very clean and in top shape. The property grounds/landscaping was beautiful and the surrounding ranch was like our own slice of the mountains with wildlife, a creek with falls, mountain vistas and miles of well-maintained and challenging hiking trails. The property had a feeling of isolation (good thing) but the road leading to it was well maintained, not very steep and the cabin is only about 10 minutes to I-40 making getting around easy. Day trips to Asheville, Waynesville, Brevard, Cashiers and Highlands along with driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, whitewater rafting and zip lining were among some of our activities when we could drag ourselves away from Milima Ranch. Our host, Georgina, was very nice and always helpful. My only complaint is that we had to leave. We will definitely be back and we won’t hesitate to recommend Milima Ranch to friends and family. We’ve stayed in numerous cabins, homes and lodges throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains over the years and this was far and away our best experience. If you’re looking for a mountain retreat in a really nice cabin/property look no further.
We recently stayed at the Milky Way cabin for a week, and of all the properties we have stayed in during our many years of travel, This one was absolutely the BEST!! It was everything we wanted in our annual trip to see the leaves change, the views are amazing, the cabin itself is well decorated and so comfortable, there was not one thing we would change. Georgina is a wonderful hostess, and Aurtho was such a big help, we loved his stories about the area and the pictures he showed us of the wild flowers higher up the mountain. We will definitely return as long as we are able. Thank you for sharing your little piece of heaven.
We have been renting property every year in North Carolina for over 40 years. This is by far one of the best places we have stayed. Milky Way cabin is such a comfortable home with great beds and full amenities. If you had to work, the internet and phone service were very good. This is not commom in this part of the mountains. The views from the screen porch are wonderful- you could sit out there all day.
The well maintained hiking trails are right outside the door. We enjoyed hiking everyday and had a fabulous picnic up on the trail.The cabin is also close to many attractions such as Asheville, the Biltmore Estate and other hiking areas. Georgina is an excellent hostess and couldn't have been more helpful. We will be back!
Our family recently stayed for a week in September and had the most wonderful time .Milky Way Cabin exceeded our expectations in both location and the high quality accomadation. I am extremely fussy about where I book and spend a long time researching so I knew it would be good but the reality was even better. Fantastic location, views that were breathtaking, a feeling of such peace and tranquility . Inside everything was top quality, spotlessly clean and we cooked most nights with no problem before lighting a fire outside and enjoying the stars.
Georgina was a considerate and gracious Hostess , even buying some local speciality beer for my dad who had traveled from Ireland for the trip. We were 2 adults, 2 Seniors and 10year old twins and everyone had plenty of space and privacy . I would say if u visit this area there would be no better place to stay ...go ahead ...spoil yourself .
Our stay at Milima could not have been a more perfect vacation for our family! Milkyway Cabin was just beautiful! Every detail was taken care of-there were even fresh flowers upon our arrival! Our teenage children loved the freedom they had for their daily hikes, and my mother, sister and I loved our quiet, peaceful days of reading on the porch. There is a lot to do within the area as well-rafting, tubing, Cherokee, Smokies, etc. The most pleasant surprise of our trip was the owner, Georgina. She could not have been more gracious. She always made sure we had everything we needed and much more. We were as sad to leave her as we were Milima! I cannot say enough good things about staying here. We can hardly wait to go back!
What a luxurious cabin to unwind and enjoy the wonders of God's splendor in His creation. We spent a lot of time on the screened porch, watching the morning fog ebb and flow among the hills and mountains that were before us. We were treated to star gazing and a contest of who can spot the most shooting stars in the night sky. The view this property offers is special because you would not be looking at rooftops of other houses as many view properties would have. Everyday we looked forward to returning to our very comfortable cabin from a day of activities. This rental exceeded our expectations and it will exceed yours too.
'Milky Way Cabin is situated on the 400 acres of Milima Ranch's private conservation mountain land with incredible views in all directions. Adjacent to the Pisgah National Forest and Harmon Den Wildlife Refuge, the ranch offers hiking along pristine forest trails and mountain streams with opportunities to see wildlife and rare plants, or just relaxing on the numerous porches listening to the creek and taking in the views. For those who wish to sight see, convenient access off I-40, only 5 minutes from exit to entrance, allows for quick trips to the surrounding attractions, including Asheville and its famous Biltmore Estate, Waynesville, Maggie Valley's Cataloochee Ski Area, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Smoky Mountains and Lake Junaluska to name a few. These areas offer activities for everybody including skiing,golfing, fishing, white water rafting, canoeing, zip lining, hunting and many more,all within 30 minutes of the cabin.
Starting in 2012, Milima Ranch will allow guests to bring their horses. Please inquire.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$300.00|
|Notes||6 person maximum occupancy|
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