Dog-Friendly Mills River Retreat Near Hiking!

Property ID: 501285Mills RiverNCUS
Sleeps 41 BR1 BA


Take the road less traveled to Mills River and enjoy a rejuvenating getaway at this vacation rental on Lyday Lake. With 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, this cozy apartment is the perfect home base for exploring all that the area has to offer. Hike up to the waterfalls in Pisgah National Forest, go fishing or paddle boarding right on-site, or visit Asheville to see attractions like the Biltmore or Botanical Gardens. Return home to enjoy the sunset over the mountains and lake!


  • Washer
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Deck
  • Kitchen
  • Pets Allowed
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Essentials
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

OUTDOOR RECREATION: Lyday Lake (on-site), Pisgah National Forest (surrounding), DuPont State Recreational Forest (14 miles), Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower (26 miles)

WATERFALLS: Laughing Falls (8 miles), Looking Glass Falls (13 miles), Sliding Rock (15 miles), Daniel Ridge Falls (17 miles)

NEARBY CITIES: Brevard (11 miles), Hendersonville (11 miles)

ASHEVILLE (~21 miles): Biltmore, Asheville Pinball Museum, Botanical Gardens at Asheville, Folk Art Center

AIRPORT: Asheville Regional Airport (9 miles)


8 reviews
  • Pet Friendly Garge Apartment


    We were there for 4 nights & one thing that drew us to this rental was that they were pet friendly. I did verify prior to our stay that we could bring 2 pets. It was just the right size for us & our 2 digs. The location was just right, out in the woods with a view of a lake & close to many breweries which we frequented because we could take our dogs with us. Also close to the Blue Ridge Parkway. We will definitely be back

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published April 23, 2024
  • Great suite!


    Quiet and cozy property! We really appreciated how responsive and friendly the host is!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published January 25, 2024
  • We stayed over Christmas for a family get together in the Asheville area. This location was little drive from Asheville, but so worth it. It was so peaceful, looking over a pond and sheep, horses and cows just a quick walk down the road.


    Everything looks brand new, great little touches to make it feel homey and spacious. The owner lives next door, very nice and accommodating. We even got to meet his dog Lucy when she popped out to say hi to our dog. We would highly recommend staying here!

    Kathi Daggs
    Published January 21, 2024
  • Super Clean!


    Property was clean and well kept! Quiet and peaceful area, but close to hiking, biking, and brewerys.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published December 19, 2023
  • Perfect!


    This place is perfect for a little getaway. What my family loved about it the most is that it's located beside a fishing pond. We will be going back in the near future.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published November 21, 2023
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