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Cabin at Mill Pond,Secluded 10 Acres, Biking,Hiking,Peaceful.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6 maximum)

Get away for privacy and relaxation to a new log cabin on 10 secluded acres on a hillside with a babbling brook. Enjoy all the comforts of home ,air-conditioning ,heat pump ,a real fireplace with gas logs and feel the stress melt away. 2 bedrooms with queen beds ,a loft with 2 twin beds, 2 full baths with showers and a jacuzzi tub. Crisp,comfortable sheets and quilts make you feel warm and cozy, along with plush towels to indulge you. Coffee and teas provided. Come away to the mountains and forget to count the days. 6 people max. Dogs welcome -2 Maximum No large groups, no events, no parties.No smoking

Keywords: Cabin, Cottage, Secluded, 10 acres, Wooded setting, Mountain Cabin, Chestnut Creek, Blue Ridge Parkway, New River Trail, The Crooked Road, Bird Watching, Biking, Hiking, Old Time Fiddlers Convention

More Details

Sue Ann Clemons
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Sue Ann Clemons

I am a retired dental hygienist and chef (French trained),. Some of my favorite things are traveling ,cooking, bike riding, hiking,reading,listening to music, movies and spending time with my husband, 2 grown children,and my dogs.

Sue Ann Clemons purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Sue Ann Clemons chose Galax

I have lived in this area for 32 yrs. and this property is 6 miles from my home. The area is bucolic and serene. We are nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains. It is a very beautiful area.

What makes this cabin unique

There is a wonderful babbling creek on the property that you can sit on one of the front porch rockers and clearly listen to. It is so peaceful and relaxing. It is a great location for painting or a retreat for writing. It is truly getting back to nature, you can birdwatch ,we have deer and a bunch of wonderful wild turkeys. It is a wonderful feeling of really 'getting away from it all'.


Galax Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • See attached rental agreement
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
  • 2 full baths with showers. The ground floor bath has a jacuzzi tub also.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2) Both bedrooms have queen size beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) There are 2 twin beds located in the loft.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
The refrigerator can be stocked with your personal items ,there is a charge for this . Contact owner for details


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Cabin at Mill Pond,Secluded 10 Acres, Biking,Hiking,Peaceful.
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews

Magazine-esque Cabin with Tons of Privacy

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Cabin at Mill Pond between Christmas and New Years Day to wind down. The property is very private with a long driveway and cleared walking path along the creek. Our dog loved running up and down the path and wanted to spend all day there despite the single-digit temperatures. Inside, the cabin appears to be professionally decorated, giving it an extra level of coziness. There are books upon books to pick up in every room, and nearly a blanket for each of them to curl up with.

As advertised, there is no TV service, but the Internet connection is fast enough to stream live TV. I brought my Chromecast device and used YouTubeTV (what we use at home for streaming TV service) to watch the ball drop on New Years Eve, and to catch some college football bowl games :). So if you need a few minutes of TV on your trip, there are options.

We had a great time and although inside the cabin was nice and warm, next time we may visit in the Summer to enjoy the rocking chair front porch and inner tubes in the creek.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy private cabin

  • 5 of 5

We stayed during Thanksgiving week and we had a great time with out family. The outdoors are amazing and the cabin had everything and more to make our stay unforgettable. Sue Ann was a pleasure to work with, always available and more than helpful.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful review -appreciate it!
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Beautifully decorated cabin makes you feel right at home!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed an excellent, relaxing girls’ weekend at the cabin. The directions were spot-on, the cabin was BEAUTIFUL, and the restaurant recommendations were perfect! Sue Ann even came and rescued us when we locked ourselves out on the porch in out pajamas! HA! Wonderful property in a beautiful area; wouldn’t change a thing! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at multiple vacation rentals over the years, but never at a home so well appointed as this one. Sue Anne's thoughtful touches greet you at the back door with decor that invites one into the serenity of this log cabin. Chocolates and treats await you along with other surprises. We loved our stay with our friends. Our only disappointment was we had to leave too soon! Next time we'll stay one more day. Thanks Sue Anne

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for that fabulous review, appreciate that!
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We loved staying at the Cabin at Mill Pond

  • 5 of 5

All four of us had a wonderful week end.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice, secluded

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and beautiful cabin(more of a cabin themed palace, really) and land. Host stocked with snacks and chocolates, coffees and teas; much appreciated. Deer in the adjoining fields. Downtown Galax is several miles away. Perfect place for a serene, restful few days or week.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: aw ... Thank you so much for taking the time to give me a wonderful review .
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People of all ages
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Beautiful setting and great wine and food
Blue Ridge Parkway
Lovely all year long
Mt Airy
Andy Griffith is major attraction here but has a lovely downtown and places to eat
Blue Ridge Music Center
Great music venue and hiking trails
New River Outdoor Adventures
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Thailand Cafe
Great food ,clean and great service -really must go if you venture to Mt. Airy
Mt Vale Vineyards
Beautiful location and lovely to just sit and sip, just a lovely place
Harvest Grill
Located at Shelton Vineyards -great food,a must to eat if you visit.
Mabry Mill Restaurant
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Olde Mill
Great 18 hole golf course and great food at the restaurant too!
Appalachian Trail (Virginia)
Beautiful ! Several places to enter it here.
Rock Castle Gorge
Creek Bottom Brews
Local Brewery ,live music and good food. The burgers are awesome!
RJ's Pizza
Love the pizza here,thin crust ,extra sauce!
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Creek Bottom Brewery
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
city course ,right in town
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Twisted Fork
Car: necessary

The cabin is located right by Chestnut Creek and we have inner tubes . We have The Galax Old Time Fiddlers Convention here the second week in August at Felts Park ,which is a public park with a pool. We are located 3 miles from the Blue ridge Pkwy. and approx. 5 miles from the Blue Ridge Music Center . We are about 4 miles from the New River trail. We are located about 3 miles outside of Galax city limits. There is a 9 hole public golf course located in the city.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.3%

cleaning fee-$50.00
Cancellation Policy-14 days prior to reserved dates or will be charged for 1 night + tax. 7 days prior to reserved dates ,full amount of rental is charged.
Check-in-3:00 P.M.
Check-out-11:00 A.M

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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