- Location: Maggie Valley / Waynesville Area
- Type: Cabin
- View: Mountain View
There's only a few weeks left of summer before school starts back up! Use promo code 'SCHOOL' to save $25 off your end-of-summer trip! Offer valid on any rental managed by Carolina Mornings, for booking that arrive on or before 9/3/2022. Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts. Guest must book direct with Carolina Mornings on our website, or by phone with one of our Vacation Planners. Plan your stay today before summer is over and experience the mountains of Western North Carolina!
*Offer expires 09/03/2022 and you must book your vacation between 08/05/2022 and 09/03/2022.
Filled with natural light and rustic elegance, Wilderness Ridge embodies the warm, inspiring vibe of a family lodge. An impressive centerpiece stone hearth is flanked by two-story floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the cabin's incredible mountain views. Delight your friends and family with a home-cooked meal, a pleasure to prepare in the modern, fully equipped kitchen with updated stainless steel appliances, including a double oven dual fuel range.
Amidst soaring ceilings and spacious living areas, cozy bedrooms draw you in for restful respite. Find sanctuary in the sumptuous upper level main suite, where a private balcony allows you the pleasure of a sky full of stars right before bed and a breath of refreshing mountain air first thing in the morning.
Fun for everyone comes easy at Wilderness Ridge with a game room, hot tub, and outdoor entertaining area! Gather together in the game room for a competitive round of pool or try your hand at the card table. A free-standing gas fireplace adds charm and keeps away the nighttime chill. The lower level location of the game room, which is accessible only through the garage, affords a buffer for the revelers in your group.
Wilderness Ridge's year-round mountain vista is especially enjoyable from the covered porch and bubbly hot tub! Around the side of the house, discover a favorite gathering spot on the patio, equipped with a stone fireplace, outdoor dining area, and swinging bench. Spend enchanting evenings by the warmth of the wood fire while gazing out at the moonlit horizon. Look no further--you've found the ultimate Smoky Mountain vacation rental for seclusion, relaxation, and breathtaking views.
• 3-Story Cabin
• Fully Equipped Kitchen
• 3 Bedrooms: 2 King Beds and 1 Queen Bed
• 2 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath
• Satellite TV
• 2 Gas Fireplaces
• Gas Grill
• Private Hot Tub
• Recreation Room with Pool Table
• Outdoor Entertaining Area with Wood Fireplace; Outdoor Dining Area
• Year-Round Mountain Views
• Square Footage of Home: 2,638 sq ft
• Main Level: Bedroom One - 1 King Bed; Bedroom Two - 1 Queen Bed; Shared Full Bath
• Upper Level: Main Suite/Bedroom Three - 1 King Bed; Attached Full Bath
• Lower Level: Half Bath
As secluded as Wilderness Ridge may seem, there's a ton of nearby activities! The home is located ten minutes from the picturesque Smoky Mountain community of Maggie Valley, home to a handful of dining and shopping options. Take a scenic drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway (access is four miles down the road), hike mountain trails to see spectacular balds and waterfalls, discover herds of elk in Smoky Mountain National Park, and spend an evening catching a show at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort, just 23 minutes away. For outdoor enthusiasts, this area is true highlands bliss, including everything from fishing in the state designated Heritage Trout Waters area to skiing and snowboarding at Cataloochee Ski Area! This Asheville vacation rental is located in Maggie Valley and is approximately 48 minutes to downtown Asheville, 4,204ft above sea level.
Important Property Notes
• 4WD or AWD Required During the Winter Months Only
Often the best views in WNC are the hardest to get to. The property you are staying at requires a 4WD or AWD vehicle to access during the winter months due to the hard to navigate roads that may become icy. Please ensure that your vehicle is properly equipped and the 4WD/AWD feature is engaged before attempting to access the property. Vehicles that are not equipped with this feature may incur service charges for towing if they get stuck, or for repairs to the driveway necessitated by a 2WD vehicle spinning for traction. For the extra effort, however, you are rewarded with seclusion, beauty, and a lot of fun just getting there!
• Travel Insurance is Recommended. Due to the location of this home, any inclement weather in winter may render it unreachable. We highly recommend guests consider travelers insurance for this property as there are no refunds for weather.
• Limited Internet
This property has limited internet service to ensure guests can keep in touch through email and basic web browsing. Please note that it cannot be used for streaming music, movies, or for transferring large files.
• Seasonal Gas Fireplaces are not operational between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
• Note that GPS is incorrect for this address, and will take you to the wrong location. Please read over (and print!) our written driving directions before departing on your trip and let us know if you have any questions.
Property Cancellation Policy
Please note that this property’s Non-Refundable Period is 31 days prior to arrival. If your reservation is made within this period, it will be non-refundable from the time of booking. Cancellations are permitted outside of this period, per our vacation rental agreement. We encourage you to consider travel insurance to help protect your vacation investment against the unknown! Learn more about Travel Insurance here.
Mountain Discovery Pass
Each reservation comes complete with our exclusive Mountain Discovery Pass, which now includes a Biltmore Estate pass - in addition to seasonal activities such as ziplining, whitewater rafting, and skiing! This extremely valuable pass is a special gift from Carolina Mornings to our guests, and is not available anywhere else. Enjoy Asheville the way it is meant to be enjoyed, and let us spoil you with activities and the best customer service in Asheville!
- 4WD Not Required
- 4000+ Ft. Elevation
- Pool Table
- Satellite or Cable
- Air Conditioning
- Bed Linens
- Free wifi
- Hair Dryer
- Hot Water
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Wireless Internet
- Free Parking
- Childrens Dinnerware
- Contactless check-in and checkout is available
- Enhanced cleaning practices are used
- Fire Extinguisher
- Smoke Detector
- Moderate Internet (5-25 Mbps)
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Basics
- Dining table
- Dishes & Silverware
- Tea Kettle
- Mountain View
- Wooded Views
- Deck Patio Uncovered
- Hot Tub
We really enjoyed our stay at your cabin. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Nicely furnished, comfortable and clean. It’s a very nice mountain top location, quiet, private. We enjoyed our stay.
Overall the property was very nice.
Beautiful property! Very clean.
The property was absolutely gorgeous. This is my first rental experience!
Beautiful cabin and view. Had a wonderful time. Beware of the Bears. Lol can't wait to visit again.
"what a place to converge! Our small family met for a couple of relaxing days before Christmas. daughter from Boston sun from Kentucky and Mom and Dad from Tennessee. Due to covid-19, we did not eat out or go to any of the normal tourist venues. We brought our groceries and ate all of our meals here with all the leaves off the trees there was a fantastic view down the valley! Even better with the relaxing cup of coffee. The weather was cool overnight and about 50° during the day. We woke up to a dusting of snow one morning. We were disappointed to find that the Blue Ridge parkway was closed for the season, but hiked nearby into some snow. Other days we hiked into the national Park. Our last day here, we drove through Bryson City. Cool town to come enjoy when the pandemic is over. I had looked forward to seeing elk, but Cataloochee valley was closed and didn't see any in our travels. The gas fireplace was nice to keep a snug as a bug in the rug. "
Me and my family had a amazing time here! Loved the hot tub and the seating outside! A absolutely gorgeous cabin! Had some adventures with part of the road but otherwise a great time! Thank you for making this cabin such a great and fun place!
"We loved the game room, views, hot tub, and outdoor fireplace. We were very happy with the way the maintenance issues were handled. We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend. 5-star cleanliness, furnishings and bedding - kitchen was well stocked."
"Amazing place - amazing stay. Beautiful anniversary trip, we hope to be back next year!"
This place was amazing and exactly what we were looking for in a mountain retreat. Spectacular view. Definitely secluded. Make sure you arrive in daylight as the drive to the location is definitely mountainous. We loved it and would love to go back.
Thanks for the freakin weekend. The hot tub is amazing.
"Wilderness Ridge was a great get-away. Me and my 3 siblings loved playing pool and listening to music in the game room, and the hot tub was a great place to relax our muscles especially after all the hiking we did. I highly recommend for anyone staying here next to wake up for sunrise, the sun comes right over the mountain this time of year. Overall we had an eventful yet relaxing stay and I would love to come back!"
We loved the cabin. The amenities were great. We loved the pool table and hot tub. We had a positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend.
"We came to escape from the pandemic and enjoy fresh air and outdoor activities with our family! We loved the cabin, it has everything we needed. Clean, neat and relaxing! We loved white water rafting, and loved our stay!"
We had a great time! We loved the billiards room downstairs! We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend. 5-star cleanliness and furnishings - kitchen was well stocked.
"Nice place to stay, very quiet."
"The property was beautiful, the location was close to everything. Overall, we loved it and had a great time! We especially liked the game room and surround system!"
"We had a nice, relaxing time here! The weather was fantastic which helped. We loved sitting on the rocking chairs looking at the view and the hot tub! We had two young kids with us which limited our exploration but there's a ton of fun things to do! Take a drive down the mountain to Hidden Cove Road to see the waterfalls! What a cute spot. The new brewery in town, Beerworks on the creek was great. Thanks for a great place to stay!"
Had a great stay. Everything was there that we needed. 4wd drive is highly recommended. Especially if there is a chance of snow. Overall was a great place to stay.
"Thank you for an incredible stay! Great way to start off our honeymoon & our new life as a married couple. With love from Managua, Nicaragua. "
"We arrived in the dark so finding it was a little nerve racking HaHa. It did rain all night and we lost power. BUT we woke up 10/27 to breath-taking views, wonderful weather & power. This cabin is beautiful & the man cave is pretty Epic. Places we visited: Soco Falls was amazing. This is a moderate hike but the view is something you must see. Wear good hiking shoes because it does get slick. We went to the Patio in Waynesville for lunch and did a little shopping there and in Maggie Valley. We rented a slingshot from Cabbage Rose and drove the Blue Ridge Parkway. We highly recommend doing this. We also did the Water Rock Hike. The views are amazing. We visited the Biltmore Estate and went to Asheville. Arden has a lot of chain stores, we did not feel the estate was worth the money BUT the winery was great. There are a lot of things to do. We also were not a huge fan of Asheville. We did go to a really good restaurant called Tupelo Honey and that place was really good. It rained all day so we enjoyed the cabin. Notes for Carolina Mornings: We actually have great cell service and Wifi. There are plenty of supplies here. We purchased extra for no reason."
"Well last year this time we were dreading going back home after running from Hurricane Michael. Home is still being repaired but we still have one. Had friends up this year and it was fun. We didn't do much of anything but eat, drink, and be merry but that was plenty. Friends took us to dinner at the Frog's Leap in Waynesville. Dinner was great. They left on 10/17. Our last night 10/18, we went to dinner at the Chef's Table and it was also nice. It's always a wonderful time when we come here. We will be back. The home was very clean. Thank you. "
We saw a mama bear & her cub run across road by this place. Also saw a family of elk nearby. All true! Exciting! Had a great time! Roads were adventurous!
Really enjoyed the property and the stay. I will say it exceeded our expectations. Felt it was well equipped.
We enjoyed our time at the cabin. We went white water rafting and hiking as a family. Our favorite part was making s'mores by the fire. Thanks for an awesome time.
"We absolutely loved this Mountain home -- had all the items you would ever need to enjoy ones stay. The view is spectacularly beautiful. The bedrooms are so comfortable and cozy, better than home. We enjoyed the well equipped kitchen. The dogs loved the backyard and back deck. We thank you for allowing us to stay at your lovely home and will be back in the future. We were married on Thursday August 1st, our Elopement at Asheville Botanical Gardens was beautiful. Your lovely home made the event very special."
"We really enjoyed our stay here. My boys loved the game room, and my husband and I enjoyed how peaceful it was."
"This week has been absolutely amazing!!! We planned on a ""relaxing"" vacation in the Smoky Mountains - not! We traveled to Gatlinburg, The Biltmore in Asheville, Cherokee and to Chimney Rock! Such beautiful areas to see: the Soco Falls, Mingo Falls, Hickory Nut Falls, and the Biltmore. We saw many elk outside of Cherokee and one lone elk on Soco Road (heading home from dinner). We had an amazing time! Loved the cabin - beautiful! Enjoyed the hot tub & outside fireplace. Unfortunately we are headed home - to ""relax"". Loved our stay!"
Beautiful Cabin. Wonderful watching morning sunrise! Great place for a well needed getaway.
"Awesome family time! Beautiful sites and beautiful home. But once you come up make no plans to come back down. LOL, David would not go back down to get the macaroni & cheese. Thank you."
"My family and i stayed here for 5 nights, and enjoyed every bit of our stay! The home was spectacular, looked like they had an interior decorator design it. All of the furnishings were high quality. We loved the upscale fire pit, rocking swing, and hot tub. If 1 fire pit wasn't enough, there are 2 electric fire places inside the home! The kitchen was fully equipped and we really enjoyed our family cooking and meals here. The home offers a lot of privacy on its own private road. Downtown Waynesville was within minutes driving, and Asheville was about an hour away. We were able to hike right outside our cabin, and even found wild blackberries. It was a pleasure, and we would definitely stay here in the future!! Also, Carolina mornings was super helpful, so I would definitely recommend booking through them."
Beautiful Cabin! The hot tub was amazing! Everything was very clean. Everything we could ever want and more. Amazing views and very private. Fun hiking down to the little waterfall/stream you can hear from the back deck. A little slice of heaven in the mountains! Definitely be back!
"Thank you for sharing your beautiful cabin. We had 3 generations to enjoy your home. The view is magnificent. The old folks enjoyed Ghost Town, as children were excited to see familiar places. The rain provided us with much-needed rest. Thank you for the memories!"
"This weekend has been full of adventures and memorable moments. Traveling from the heat in Orlando to the fresh, crisp mountain air made us feel at home right away. Thank you for sharing this beautiful cabin with us. "
Fantastic stay and we would definitely stay there again.
"This was our honeymoon getaway. We had a fabulous time! The cabin is fantastic! Loved the wildlife. We saw a beaver, 4 elks, and a host of squirrels. Well, back to Indiana. "
"We loved the view and pool table. We stayed up until midnight playing pool. It was so much fun! The waterfalls were beautiful, and we had fun hiking all around. We loved the wildlife. "
My party and I absolutely LOVED it! Thank you so much.
"Loved everything about it, fantastic!! "
We want to retire in this area we love it so much.
The home was great. This was one of the more well stocked and cleaned vacation rentals I have rented before. It was perfect!
"Everything was spectacular during our stay. The website, app, and customer service was fantastic. I would definitely book this same house again though, as well as others offered by Carolina Mornings."
This is our second stay with Carolina mornings and would rebook again in the future :) Staff is accommodating and we loved the app.
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