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Browns Creek is an awesome log cabin on a beautiful creek backing up to a mountain. Lots of hemlocks and rhodos so its always green even in the winter. It's private and has a lovely wooded view with a noisy creek. We have a stacked stone fireplace, fully stocked kitchen and a wine cooler. We also have a new air condition system put in for those two days that might need air for a few hour and a great sitting porch, front and back with wrap around decking. Ceiling fans, large baths. Original oils and oriental rugs and comfortable furniture and beds The master bedroom has a walk in shower with pebble floor to massage your feet. also, wireless internet, free long distance, air hockey table in basement, 42 inch HD flat screened TV with DVO and lots of movies
Browns Creek is a great get away for listening to nature and the great creek out back.......but you are near enough to get to town to shop, dine, golf, easy entrance to the parkway........Asheville is a great day trip.......shopping, Biltmore Estate, antiquing, dining.....some great dining in the city but relaxing getting back to our lovely log cabin with everything to make you comfortable...........fall asleep to the sound of the creek.........for the person who likes to relax watching TV, there is a great flat screened 35 inch TV with DVD and VCR..........relaxing on the comfortable sofa at night with your tea or wine........with the lights on and the view of the creek......enjoy!!! We have added a swing on the creek, long distance with fax available, air hockey in the basement for enjoyment. Burnsville and Spruce Pine have great places to dine, wonderful fishing, exciting hiking, horse back riding in the area. The basement has an new air hockey table/tennis table
Mountain farm is six miles from the cabin. They have goat petting, goat cheese, lavender fields. The first week in august Burnsville has a famous crafts fair. It is the first Saturday in August. Crafts people from all over the south come. Its a great weekend!!! Mountain farm is surely a treat for everyone. There are many many waterfalls in the area. Want to horse back ride? One of the best is just down the street. River rafting is also fun on the south toe river and dont forget your fishing pole. South Toe is one of the best
Chalet Restaurant in Little Switzerland is a great restaurant and oh so fun!!! there are many gift shops up there with hand crafted jewelery and much more. Mountain View Restaurant is another fun restaurant with an awesome view!! Hilltop restaurant in Burnsville is an old favorite with good food. Grassy Creek Country club in Spruce Pine has a very nice restaurant and if you forgot your wine and beer you can purchase it there. Yancey county is a dry county so bring your beer or wine with you. And don't forget Brunch at the Grove Park Inn..............so yummy and beautiful!!! Yancey county is no longer a dry county and will serve your favorite drinks. Being so close to the entrance to the parkway is an added plus that makes it easy to get to all the mountian towns.
Master bedroom has a queen and guest upstairs has a queen.......two twins in the third bedroom......the loft has a high rise that will open to a king size if put together.....all rooms are nice size with tiny decks outside the door....There is a lovely wrap around deck and views to the creek which is 20 feet away. pets are no longer allowed at browns Creek
In March we are getting a air hockey/tennis table which will be very nice. That is our new addition and a new swing near the creek. There is a campground down the street that you can go swimming and tubing. Its only a few miles away. there is great fishing in the south toe river.
We got the air hockey table and added long distance service to our phone so you dont have to worry if your cell does not work there. Also, we have a swing near the creek which is fiun. You can hike to the waterfall from our cabin. Its a neat hike....moreless
The master has its own bath and the upstairs bedrooms have a bath........both baths are nice and large. The master has a walk in shower. There are french doors off the master downstairs. There is a lot of room in this house with a full basement with an air hockey table....moreless
Browns creek retreat is a beautiful comfortable cabin with oriental rugs, wine cooler, wrap around deck and a nice creek.........near golfing and entrance to the parkway.........so peaceful and beautiful scenery, horse back riding, fishing is only two miles away........south toe river......one of the best trout rivers.
Mt. Mitchell golf Club is one of the top 100 on the east coast and has a lovely dining room. We are also 7 miles to the parkway! Its a great area. There is also a wolf reserve in Bakersfield and a lavender farm with lots of animals and a lovely gift shop up the street. Mt. Mitchell is a beautiful drive. You are close to Asheville and Linville, Little Switzerland. Its very centrally located. Burnsville is a lovely mountain town. There are nice places to dine in the area but its not city busy. There is fishing, horse back riding, tubing, shopping in the area.Burnsville is now a wet county which means they have an ABC store. Browns Creek also has free long distance ...moreless
Weekend Rates ( Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)-----its 375 plus cleaning for a two night stay and 475 for a three night stay. To stay one week is 895.
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Browns creek is in a private area that is easy to get to without a four wheel drive....you are six miles from the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Mt. Mitchell golf Club.......you are within an hours drive to Asheville, Mt Mitchell, Linville Gorge, Grandfather Mountain, Boone, Blowing rock, Tweetsie Railroad, Hot Springs where you can water raft and get a massage afterwards and sit in the hot springs......there are great restaurants in this area.....there is horseback riding nearby, the south toe river which reports to have the best trout fishing in the mountains.....the river is two miles away.......hiking, golf, antiquing, fine dining!!! Little Switzerland is 20 minutes away, a few miles away is emerald mining!!!............get away from it all but not too isolated!! honeymoon, family or the GIRLS or GUYS just getting away.................
Other Activities: good restaurants, summer theater, blue ridge parkway is seven miles away, Plays from April to November downtown Burnsville in a wonderful old theater, Get your fishing pole ready as South Toe is a hot spot for trout
Golf: Mt. Mitchell Golf Club is rated as one of the top 100 golf clubs on the east coast from NY to Florida...........its a beautiful course and only six miles from our cabin. The parkway entrance is seven miles.
Ski: Wolf Laurel in Mars hill near Asheville is the closest resort. There are many around an hour away. Hawksnest ski resort , sugar mountain, Beech mountain in Banner Elk. We are an hour from Linville and a little over to Boone and Blowing rock. We are within an hour of all the favorite ski resorts
Year Purchased: 2000
About: I grew up in Knoxville Tennessee and my husband in WVa. We lived in Florida before moving to Raleigh NC in 1983. We had bought the old cabin in 1981. My husband was an engineer with AZ and traveled until he retired a few years ago. I have been into Antiques since we moved here and have had a lovely shop in a great area for 20 years. Its a quaint area with other shops, places to eat, Its work and fun!!! I share the shop with three other ladies which allows me to shop and travel.
Why Burnsville: We had an old cabin on this land for a long time but decided to build a log cabin 12 years ago and we have never been sorry. Its beautiful and looks like the day we built and decorated it.
The landscape is a dream with the mountain and creek behind us. The openness and big windows looking out onto the creek and mountain is awesome and its only 12 minutes to town.
Another thing to love is its always green around us even in the winter with the hemlocks we have saved and the rhodadendrons up the mountain. Its a beautiful sight to see
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Since we built this cabin everything is wonderful about it. The wrap around decking, the covered front porch. Everything feels perfect. Everything is comfortable including the sofas and beds!! That always helps. All the logs and vaulted ceilings make you feel like you are in a palace. Love that feeling of space