Beautiful Lakefront Log Home W/ Balcony & Firepit

Mills River, North Carolina

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Tucked away in a gated setting, this 3BR log home in Mills River overlooks a scenic mountain lake and occupies a leafy 5.85-acre lot. Highlights include a large covered balcony, two living areas, vaulted ceilings, and a lakeside firepit. Sleeps 10.

Tucked away in a serene gated setting, this 3BR/3BA log home in Mills River overlooks a scenic mountain lake and occupies a leafy 5.85-acre lot. Vaulted ceilings, pine wood accents, and a gas fireplace add a warm and welcoming feel to this home.

Gaze across the lake from a covered balcony, spread out between two living areas, and whip up tasty meals in the chef’s kitchen! In the evenings, sip drinks around a lakeside firepit.


Beautiful lake views await in the main living area, featuring vaulted ceilings, natural pine floors, and a gas fireplace. Comfy furnishings sit before a 42” TV. (Each TV has a Blu-ray player.)

A second living area offers a sleeper sofa, daybed with a trundle, and a 48" TV.


Prepare crowd-pleasing meals in the entertainer’s kitchen, outfitted with granite countertops and a full suite of stainless steel appliances. Kitchen extras include a Keurig, coffee maker/filters, and two slow cookers.

While dinner simmers, perch at the four-person kitchen bar.

On the lower level, a dining table seats six, and a wet bar seats another four.


This house sleeps 10 guests between three bedrooms as well as a queen sleeper sofa and a twin daybed with a twin trundle in the living room.

The master bedroom has a king bed, 48" TV, and an en-suite bath with a double vanity, walk-in shower, and walk-in closet.

Two guest bedrooms each offer a queen bed, 32" TV, and en-suite bathroom. One bath has a tub/shower combination, while the other includes a walk-in shower.


Guest amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, two kayaks, ping-pong table, yard games, and a washer/dryer.

(This home does not have high-speed internet. The download speed is 6.5 Mbps.)

Driveway parking is provided for four cars.


A haven of relaxation awaits on your sprawling balcony, overlooking the small lake (stocked for fishing) and leafy property. Unwind on lounge chairs and a four-seat dining table, then fire up the gas grill for an afternoon barbecue.

On the lower level, there’s more outdoor seating on a stone patio. In the evenings, gather for drinks by a lakeside firepit.

Please note the 5.5-acre lake is a no-motor lake.


Visit Dupont State Forest (13.7 miles) with waterfalls, 86 miles of trails, and some of the best mountain biking and horseback riding in North Carolina. Or experience incredible hiking and sightseeing at Pisgah National Forest Ranger district (13 miles), home to Looking Glass Falls, Second Falls, and Sliding Rock.

Explore Lake Julian (12.5 miles) offering opportunities for boating, kayaking, and disc golf.

Drive approximately 11 miles and enjoy the charms of downtown Hendersonville or Brevard. You’re also just 24 miles to downtown Asheville for incredible dining, breweries, art, and live music.


With TurnKey, you’ll always find unique vacation rental properties that provide a consistent, fine-hotel experience – Every Home. Every Stay. Every Time.

Access to your professionally cleaned, sanitized home is convenient. All properties have on-site devices for your security – these may include security alarms, decibel monitoring (which do not record voices), and exterior motion sensors or cameras.

If you need anything before, during, or after your stay, our 24/7 local team is ready to help!Guests must be over the age of 25 and will be an occupant of the unit during the entire reserved period.
•No parties, excessive noise, or any illegal activity shall take place at property.
•No pets are allowed unless otherwise noted for specific properties. Pet-friendly homes require an additional fee, as follows: 1BR & 2BR properties - $100 pet fee, and 3BR & larger properties - $200 pet fee.
• No smoking is allowed in or around any property.Cleaning: Each property will be cleaned and inspected after your departure. We ask you to help us enable the cleaning crews as much as possible. Simple things like leaving the property tidy, running the dishwasher, and taking out the trash are expected of our guests.If excessive wear and tear is found on property, or additional cleaning is necessary due to spills, trash left on site, unclean dishes, stains to furniture, carpeting, linens, paint, wallpaper, or flooring, Guest authorizes the Owner to bill them for additional fees. If at any time the maximum number of occupants is exceeded or if the Owner receives information about excessive noise, Owner has the right to evict Guest and all occupants immediately and to bill the guest a minimum service fee of $250. If any sign of smoking is discovered Guest authorizes the Owner to charge the guest a minimum $500 cleaning fee. Unless the rental policy specifically allows, if any sign of any pet is discovered Guest authorizes Owner to charge the guest an additional minimum $500 cleaning fee.Properties are fully furnished properties that will include bedspreads, linens, blankets, pillows, towels, a fully equipped kitchen, TV, furnishings unless otherwise specified.Travel Insurance is highly recommended for any stay.Please note that you may be required to execute additional agreements in order to comply with TurnKey's Terms of Service, HomeOwner's association rules or local laws or regulations.

All properties managed by TurnKey Vacation Rentals have on-site devices for the safety and security of guests and the home. Any attempt to turn off, damage, disrupt or remove these devices will lead to fines and/or eviction without a refund. This home has the following devices: Sound Decibel Monitor - does not record, monitors noise level, located in common areas throughout the home.


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