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GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN.

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
In the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina there are many vacation homes, but there is nothing quite like the Yummy Mud Puddle. Nestled on ten acres amidst a tall forest, the Yummy Mud Puddle vacation home overlooks the rolling hills and valleys of Yancey County, 5 minutes from downtown Burnsville and roughly forty minutes from historic Asheville, NC. You will dine on handmade dinnerware by the potter/owner, Claudia Dunaway, and read by the light of the whimsical lamps created by artist/owner, John D. Richards. This a handmade in Yancey County home. Spacious enough for six and versatile enough to accommodate couples, families, or singles, the Yummy Mud Puddle vacation house is the perfect fit for a quick getaway to the mountains or a longer retreat. Both the master and sec... In the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina there are many vacation homes, but there is nothing quite like the Yummy Mud Puddle. Nestled on ten acres amidst a tall forest, the Yummy Mud Puddle vacation home overlooks the rolling hills and valleys of Yancey County, 5 minutes from downtown Burnsville and roughly forty minutes from historic Asheville, NC. You will dine on handmade dinnerware by the potter/owner, Claudia Dunaway, and read by the light of the whimsical lamps created by artist/owner, John D. Richards. This a handmade in Yancey County home. Spacious enough for six and versatile enough to accommodate couples, families, or singles, the Yummy Mud Puddle vacation house is the perfect fit for a quick getaway to the mountains or a longer retreat. Both the master and second bedrooms have queen beds and walk-in closets as well as great views and access to the deck. The master bedroom features a private bath with a whirlpool bathtub and separate shower. A third bedroom is perfect for children or single adults with two twin beds, a walk-in closet, sublime jungle motif, and a private door into the bathroom. Within a short drive is access to countless hiking trails, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Wolf Laurel Ski Resort and famous Penland School of Crafts. This rustic rural region is distinguished by the unusually high number of craftspeople and artisans who call this stunning territory home. During your time at the Yummy Mud Puddle vacation home, you will be in the perfect location to experience the rich and varied culture of this decidedly artistic, yet unmistakably Southern community. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Hunting and fishing on the property is not allowed.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Claudia D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 9 May 2019

The location was ideal for easy accesibility to Burnsville and other places of interest such as Little Switzerland, hiking trails eetc. We just enoyed our stay and would highly recommend this property for a retreat or exented vacation. The owners could not have been more...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2018
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

You can't beat the view from this home. Tucked back on a mountain road this house was much bigger than expected. We traveled with another family with all boys under the age of ten and they had no problem finding things to do to keep...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Katie K
YanceyHome, VR Owner at GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN., responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you, Katie, for your review. John and I enjoyed meeting you and the boys. We're glad you all had a great visit and look forward to your return. Wishing you a wonderful holiday!

Reviewed 27 October 2018

This lovely house is a little off the beaten track which was just perfect for us. The deck has a wonderful the view of the pond, trees and the valley beyond. It was a great place for our trans Atlantic family reunion. Burnsville is a...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Penny W
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The rental was very spacious and clean and had plenty of room for a large group. We especially enjoyed the deck that ran the length of the house and had a great view of the mountains.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Relax785036
YanceyHome, VR Owner at GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN., responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you, Tom, and so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hard to beat watching the mist rise from the mountains while enjoying your morning coffee on the deck of the Yummy Mud Puddle. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you again, Claudia

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We’ve stayed at Yummy Mud Puddle numerous times over the years, and we always look forward to our stay. The view is stupendous, especially in the early morning as the mist lifts off the mountains in the distance. The house itself is very private and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Karen K
YanceyHome, VR Owner at GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN., responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for the high praise and description of the rental. After 10 years of renting the house, we strive to keep making improvements for our guests. You're always here at the Puddle even if you're only stopping by to say hello to us and...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

The location is great, just minutes from town and anything you may need, yet secluded enough to get away. The whole family and the dog had a fantastic time. The cabin is very well equipped, you will probably find everything that you need and then...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Luis G
YanceyHome, VR Owner at GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN., responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you, Luis, for your kind words. We enjoyed meeting you and your beautiful family and look forward to seeing you again at the Puddle in 2018! Happy New Year!

Reviewed 2 November 2017

Great location close to town and the quick trip to the parkway. We loved the layout, accessibility and the art and furnishings are very nice. Seemed we were tucked in the woods and a very private neighborhood. Wish we could have stayed longer! Thank you...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank RE E
YanceyHome, VR Owner at GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN., responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you! We hope you’ll return for a longer visit. There are so many activities to enjoy in our mountains. Thanks again, Claudia

Reviewed 21 August 2017

We’ve stayed at Yummy Mud Puddle several times and like it so much that we don’t even want to look for alternate accommodations near Burnsville. In short: It’s ultra-convenient to Burnsville and surrounding areas; it’s totally removed from traffic and has an exquisite mountain view;...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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YanceyHome, VR Owner at GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN., responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you so much for your glowing review! You're great guests and we look forward to your return. We always work to maintain our standards and make annual improvements. Thanks again! Claudia

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Six of us (2 adults + 4 kids) stayed here for a long weekend and had a great time. Host was responsive before the trip and house was clean on arrival. Plenty of room. Well-supplied. Large deck with amazing view. Less than 5 minutes to...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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YanceyHome, VR Owner at GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN., responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you, Aaron, for your kind review of the Yummy Mud Puddle. We're glad you had a good time while here. We look forward to a return visit in the near future. Our best, Claudia and John

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Located less than a mile from downtown Burnsville, but with long range mountain views and the seclusion of a private road which is off of a dead end road. 45 minute drive to Asheville, NC. There is a carport for parking. There is only one home visible down the hill where we live.
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Frequently Asked Questions about GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN.

GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN. is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

GORGEOUS VIEW OF THE BLACK MTNS! CLOSE TO TOWN. has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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