Long range mountain views, relaxing amenities and plenty of activities for the whole family await you at serene Bison Escape. Just minutes from the main ranch where you can visit mini horses, goats and llamas, this gorgeously rustic log cabin provides the perfectly peaceful retreat for you and your little ones. Quiet and secluded, this cabin boasts accessibility to activities like slides and zip lines at BC Corral, the ranch's own custom playscape, and hiking at nearby Max Patch.
There’s something for everyone at this lovely cabin! From making delicious s’mores by the fire, relaxing in the hot tub, having a blast in the game room, and even feeding the friendly horses, the entire family will have fun. Enjoy long hikes on the main ranch property seeing the buffalo, take the kids fishing (walking distance from the log cabin) or take a short drive into Asheville or Waynesville for some shopping, farm-to-table dining or antiquing. Bring your furry friends along with you—pets of all sizes are welcome! It’s all here at Bison Escape!
Coziness is yours in this lovely log cabin! In the main living room, there’s a wood burning fireplace to sit around with the family while you sip cocoa as well as plenty of comfy seating. The cool round swivel chair is a favorite! Cuddle up and watch a movie on the 50" flat screen television with Direct TV or enjoy your favorite bestseller on the sofa with chaise lounge.
Want to create a fantastic brunch for a bunch? You’ll love the fully furnished kitchen that is smartly stocked with everything you need for culinary creations. The entire family can enjoy a meal at the large dining table that seats 8 surrounded by windows with a country view. Later, sneak away to the loft for some quiet time or catch up on some reading.
After a long day of hiking and adventure, unwind in the master suite. You’ll find a comfy king log bed and television for the nights when you want to relax in after taking a long, hot bath in the tub/shower combo.
The second bedroom features a queen log bed and a bunk bed for added sleeping space for guests. Perfect for the kids, the third bedroom has a twin over twin bunk bed and thoughtful, whimsical touches like a cool cowboy dresser.
Kids and adults will love the fabulous game room featuring a foosball table and bar area. Challenge the family to a game of darts on the magnetic dart room or a game of pool on the awesome pool table. Hang out on the plush red sofa or play some air hockey—there’s plenty of activities for a rainy day inside. There are also plenty of toys available to keep the little ones occupied.
Fur babies of all sizes are welcomed! Please use the provided large cage when you go out for the day so your well-behaved pet doesn't get anxious while you are away!
This large cabin has 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms and sleeps 8.
You’ll fall in love with the lush green surroundings and the outdoor tranquility of simple country living that Bison Escape offers. Enjoy a cup of coffee on the expansive front porch while you listen to the birds sing or watch the sun rise over the mountain peaks.
There’s plenty of room for entertaining: the outdoor covered patio that has a table for 6. Grill up some bison burgers on the large charcoal grill or make memories while cuddling up at night around the fire pit (with free firewood!). Relax and unwind in the inviting hammock after a long day of fun!
See the herd of buffalo coming for their morning oats from the viewing platform at the feeding corral. Or visit the llamas, Jill and her daughter Eve, over at the main ranch.
The Pigeon River runs right in front of the property, and it’s perfect for a day of fishing or rafting.
Parent Note: The acreage is expansive. Little ones should always be supervised outside.
For the little ones
Bison Escape is outfitted for every age and stage: babies, toddlers and kids. You can rest assured that there is something for the whole family here! See Clanventure’s gear guarantee -- our list of what we deem necessary in each home. From a pack ‘n play to a highchair to nightlights, we’ve got the details covered.
The owners here really cater to families with small children. They also have a baby swing, a bassinet and a baby chair.
There are tons of activities for the kids to expend their energy and have a blast! From the main ranch, children will love the short hike through the woods to the play area, The BC Corral. This custom-designed playscape has everything from swings, monkey bars zip line, slides, teeter totter, cargo nets, rock wall and even a horseshoe pit for the adults (horseshoes are kept in each cabin).
Kids can explore the trails, feed the goats and llamas, and see the buffalo up close. They’ll love the outdoor firepit for roasting marshmallows!
The Biltmore Estate is a must do! Rent a bike and explore the 8,000 acres on the estate (trailers and tag-a-long bikes for kids), take a carriage ride or visit the farm at Antler Hill Village.
Enjoy a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad and visit the Smoky Mountain Trains Museum.
Spend the day hiking at Chimney Rock or tubing at Deep Creek .
Visit the elk in Cataloochee Park.
Spend a day at the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
Take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Slide down the rocks at Sliding Rock in the Pisgah National Forest .
For winter sports, try downhill skiing, snowboarding & tubing at Cataloochee Ski Resort.
Check-in time: 4:00 pm
Check-out time: 11:00 am
1. This is a NON SMOKING unit, $100 fee will be deducted from deposit if evidence of smoking.
2. Pet fee of $100 is for 2 dogs max. & MUST be in kennel if left alone.
3. We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent.
4. MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY- The maximum number of guests per cabin is limited to 14 persons. An additional charge or $10.00 per person per night for guests in addition to 14 will be assessed. THIS PROPERTY REQUIRES A THREE (3) NIGHT MINIMUM STAY. No charge for infants.
5. NO DAILY MAID SERVICE – While linens and bath towels are included in the cabin. We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the cabin.
6. FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS – Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check-in.
7. No discharging of firearms or fireworks on property or a $100 fee will be assessed.
8. $35 fee charged for all returned checks.
9. There will be no refunds due to weather, appliance, water, power or TV failures. All repairs will be made as soon as possible, during normal business hours, unless deemed an emergency. There are no refunds for early check-outs. Please notify me as soon as possible if a problem arises.
DISCLOSURE: By booking this property, I agree to all terms and conditions of this contract and understand that Buffalo Creek Vacations will not be held liable for (a) any loss or theft of personal property, accident, damage or injury by any member of my party while on the property regardless of severity or mechanism of injury,(b) acts of God, (c) weather, road, travel,ski conditions or any other recreational activities.
YOUR BOOKING INCLUDES PROPERTY PROTECTION, UP TO $1000 COVERED FOR ANY ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE DURING YOUR STAY.
Nearest airport: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), 36 miles
Nearest supermarket: Food Lion, 8 miles
Nearest farmers’ market: Waynesville Farmers Market, 12 miles
Nearest restaurant: Blue Rooster, 8 miles
Nearest gas station: Pilot Travel Center, 4 miles
Nearest ATM: at the Pilot Travel Center, 4 miles
Nearest pharmacy: Haywood Pharmacy, 8 miles or CVS Pharmacy, 10 miles
Nearest hospital: Mission Children's Hospital, 31 miles or Mountain Area Family Health Center, 33 miles
Nearest urgent care facility: Urgent Care West, 13 miles