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Personal retreat in a remote, peaceful and private setting.

Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Personal retreat in a remote, peaceful and private setting.

Time to relax, unwind, deepen your practice or pursue your creative interests while enjoying all that Asheville and the surrounding mountains have to offer? Looking for a peaceful, private setting that offers luxury and a central base for exploring the western North Carolina Mountains? Welcome to the Retreat at Miller Cove!

The Retreat at Miller Cove is located in a remote, rugged area of Western North Carolina approximately 30 minutes from downtown Asheville. The retreat’s mountain views, roaring creeks and solitude beg you to unplug and take in the beauty of the area. The cabin and its outdoor areas offer simplicity in luxury and amenities.

The property was completed renovated in 2015 and is undergoing a transformation to a personal retreat center for yoga, meditation, pursuing creative arts or simply the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in the ideal natural setting. Enjoy 360 degree winter views and the sound of the rushing creeks that surround the property.

The Retreat, fifteen minutes from the town of Black Mountain, is centrally located in the middle of many of the area’s best attractions, the vibrant city of Asheville, NC, Chimney Rock State Park and Lake Lure as well as Mount Mitchell State Park. Take a day to enjoy these great natural areas or Asheville’s excellent restaurants and breweries. You can also stay close to home walking out the front door for a hike or venturing a mile down the road for drinks, dining and live, local music at the Straightaway Café.

The property features a one bedroom, one bath cabin that can accommodate up to four people. Rates are based on double occupancy. There is a three night minimum stay. Pets or additional occupants may incur additional charges.

Contact us today to reserve this one of a kind property and enjoy all that Asheville and the surrounding mountains have to offer!

The property is for short-term and vacation rentals, please do not inquire about a discount for long term renting.

More Details

Ed and Chrissy Kizer
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Ed and Chrissy Kizer

Chrissy, Elyse and I live in Asheville and love the natural beauty, outdoor activities, culture and people of Western North Carolina. As a special education teacher and professional counselor with modest incomes we needed an alternative way to invest our time, talent, and resources. Retreat at Miller Cove reflects our appreciation for nature, simplicity and solitude.

Ed and Chrissy Kizer purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Ed and Chrissy Kizer chose Black Mountain

We knew the minute we arrived at the property it was ideal for our vision of an investment property / vacation rental home and personal getaway. Pictures just don't do it justice. We feel the solitude it offers makes it ideal for those wanting to get away to just relax or to deepen their spiritual life. To that end, we are planning to continue to develop the property as a spiritual retreat adding outdoor spaces for yoga and meditation, converting the shed to a practice studio and adding a wood fired hot tub.

What makes this cabin unique

It's almost impossible not to feel a great sense of solitude and being "away from it all" at Miller Cove. It's very rare to hear or see anyone on the neighboring properties and the road in, although it may be intimidating to some, only enhances the feeling of being further out in nature. If natural beauty and privacy are what you seek, you won't be disappointed!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Black Mountain in Broad River

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Loft - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Futon couch - double
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Very private setting with extensive outdoor space and hiking just outside your door.


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Personal retreat in a remote, peaceful and private setting.
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Exactly what I wanted

  • 5 of 5

I love everything about this place. It was perfect for my BFF and I to meet up and relax and hike. I'm sure we made it to the top of every mountain surrounding the cabin. I don't think there was another soul in the cove. At night, we were the only light we could see, except the stars. I was bummed that the shower was shut down during our stay, but that didn't take away from this unique experience. We spent most of the time outside. Slept well in the bed with the big window wide open. The road out is not for the timid or for low clearance vehicles, especially if it is raining. My friend made it in a honda accord with no problem and in the rain. I will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice cabin, everything was as described by owners.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great New Years Weekend!

Didn’t use the outside facilities due to the cold weather. Inside was warm and cozy. Perfect for our romantic getaway.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

We can’t believe wait to return. Seclusion was wonderful

  • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Place was just as described. Clean, tidy, and very comfortable! The property was beyond peaceful and inviting especially being able to hear the small creek from the property. The outdoor shower was very "freeing" and enjoyable. The location is great! It is a beautiful drive through the mountains only about 15min to Black Mountain and approximately 30min to Asheville. Ed was very helpful with any questions or concerns. It was also very nice that Ed and Chrissy provided a cell phone to use being that we had no cell service at the cabin with AT&T. Thank you again Ed and Chrissy we hope to be able to visit your cabin again.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect private getaway

  • 5 of 5

Immediately upon opening our car door we fell in love with the quiet woods and sound of a babbling brook. The stairs up to the cabin were charming and the landscaping with mossy lawn was beautiful. Our two pups really loved morning walks and wildlife that occasionally stopped by. Ed and Chrissy really did a great job decorating for relaxation and meditation. It was a welcomed step away from the typical polyurethaned logs and bear themed cabin rentals you find in pigeon forge. We loved all the books inside, finding "into the wild" on the shelf and drawing pencils with a yoga mat by the TV was such a nice touch! We took advantage of Ingles grocery close by which has a great selection of food and forgotten items. We made our breakfast every day with ease thanks to the cookware provided. We brought our coffee press and used the kettle sitting on the gas stove for our coffee. There is a coffee maker available for those who prefer a bigger pot of joe. There really isn't much you need to bring, the shampoo and conditioner as well as body soap in the outside shower were spa like infused with mint (we chose to use theirs over our boring bar soap). With a stacking washer and dryer a longer stay would be no problem for those who like to pack fewer clothing items. There is not a bad view in this house. Take advantage of the hammock, Japanese soak tub and outdoor shower. No need to be shy, there's no way anyone can see you. A tip for the hotub, it takes a couple hours to warm up but if you utilize the insulated pad and cover the tub after use you can retain the heat for close to two days. It gets hot! Speaking of hot water, the cabin has an excellent hot water system so enjoy that refreshing long shower outdoors from a long day of sight seeing. Black mountain was a nice trip out with some nice galleries and boutiques. Everything closes around 5-6 thru the week so keep that in mind. We also visited sliding rock, exhilarating and refreshing with the cool waters that meet you at the bottom! A must do! Asheville is also a short drive. We walked around one evening to try a few craft beers. Very friendly town colorful and lively! Definitely need another night there's just too much to see in one outing. Ben's Tune up had the best catfish sandwich EVER! Don't forget the River Arts District, plan for 3-4 hours to meet friendly artists and enjoy the art. There's maps floating around for studio location, grab one and enjoy. Could write all day! Book it already!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful little cabin surronded by nature!!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our 21st Anniversary in this cozy cabin. The property is beautiful and peaceful. We enjoyed the view in the morning while drinking coffee. It's very convient to both Asheville and Black Mountain. We would recommend this cabin.

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Straightaway Cafe
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Straightaway Cafe
Car: necessary

Town of Black Mountain - 8 miles - 17 minutes

Downtown Asheville - 22 miles - 30 minutes

Shopping / groceries - 7 miles - 16 minutes

Chimney Rock/ Lake Lure - 19 miles - 30 minutes


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Black Mountain, North Carolina Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Off Season
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £43.04 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £107.61
Pet Fee £43.04 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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