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Treetops Lodge: Lovely Private Mountain Home w Giant Deck, in Mt. Mitchell Golf

Burnsville, Yancey County, NC, USA
  • House2300 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)







Thank you and hope to have you stay in 2018!


Wake up to panoramic views of Mt. Mitchell each morning from the expansive deck of Treetops Lodge. This exceptional vacation home, located in the exclusive Mt. Mitchell Golf Course Community, surrounds you with natural beauty yet provides every comfort you could ask for. Treetops Lodge is ideal for families, couples, nature lovers...anyone who appreciates well-appointed lodging and a gorgeous location at great price. And yes, Treetops is pet friendly so your well-behaved dog is welcome too, with prior approval.

'Your home exceeded our expectations and was as picturesque and private as we had hoped.' Mike and Karen, Raleigh, NC

Grill a memorable meal on the huge 1,000 square foot deck...

Settle into the Adirondack chairs and listen to the stream below or watch birds...

Enjoy quality time and S'mores around the fire pit...

Spend a romantic evening in front of the fireplace...

Play golf...go shopping, tubing, fishing...watch live theatre...immerse yourself in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Treetops Lodge gives you the full mountain experience; the decor is rustic and comfortable throughout. There are two master suites with attached bathrooms--perfect for couples traveling together. Kids will love climbing the spiral staircase to the upstairs loft bedrooms. You'll find quality linens and bedding throughout Treetops Lodge, so you can always count on a good night's sleep.

Treetops offers not one, but two fireplaces to relax by! You can curl up on the sofa next to the fireplace on the main floor or slip down to the lower level and enjoy the second fireplace there. Plus the lower level features a 27' TV with a DVD player, small video library and even a convertible futon to stretch out on. We also provide TVs in the master bedroom and living room.

Everything you need to prepare great meals is at your fingertips in the kitchen: blender, toaster, coffeemaker and full complements of cookware, utensils and dinnerware. Whether you just want to fix a hearty breakfast or prepare a Thanksgiving feast, the kitchen has you covered.

We invite you to be our guests at Treetops Lodge...Your Blue Ridge Mountains Escape. Our goal is to exceed your expectations in every way and provide you the most relaxing vacation possible. Your questions or inquiries are always welcome. For more information, please click on our web site link or call us directly at the contact number below. Hope to have you stay!

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Katie King

Member Since 2004
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 02, 2018
About Katie King

Hi! I'm Becky Grafer. I live in Naples, Florida, but my whole family has been vacationing in Burnsville since I was a kid in the early 1970's. Now I travel up to NC as often as possible. Hopefully someday I'll be able to retire and live there, but in the meantime I enjoy sharing the Treetops Lodge and Burnsville experience with guests like you.

Katie King purchased this House in 2003

Why Katie King chose South Toe

Other family members and I have 4 houses in this same neighborhood, including Treetops Lodge. We fell in love with the peaceful 'back-to-nature' feel of the area, with the South Toe River running through mountains and old trees. We enjoy the small-town atmosphere of nearby towns like Spruce Pine, Marion, Burnsville & Little Switzerland, plus we often make a day trip to Asheville, about an hour drive away.

What makes this House unique

At Treetops Lodge, the deck is spectacular! It's enormous and we find ourselves living outdoors on it, grilling out and dining on the deck or just hanging out spending time together and taking in the views and the birds. There are also lots of hikes nearby, including a great one to Roaring Fork Falls and also Setrock Creek Falls. This is about the closest you can stay to Mt Mitchell State Park, highest peak east of the Mississippi!


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
        • King size beds (1) Master bedroom on the main level has king-sized bed and attached bath., Queen size Beds (1) Second master on lower level has queen-sized bed and attached bath., Twin or Single Beds (1) Two loft bedrooms each have 2 twin beds.


        • 3 Bathrooms

            Location Type

              • Mountain View
                Mountain Range View includes Mt. Mitchell, the highest mountain east of the Mississipi River. The Mt. Mitchell tower landmark was recently removed and replaced with a shorter handicap accessible tower... but you are looking at Mt. Mitchell!


                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family


                      • Guests provide their own meals


                          • Linens Provided
                          • Air Conditioning
                            New - Wall Unit AC in the 3 upper level bedrooms. Basement level room is always cool.
                          • Fireplace
                          • Free Long Distance
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                            Gas Heat Monitor System
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking Off Street
                            Level gravel driveway can park 4 cars.
                          • Telephone
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Fireplace
                            Two stone fireplaces provide true mountain ambiance.


                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Kitchen
                                Dishwasher and many small appliances provided. Coffeepot, blender,crockpot,toaster, etc.
                              • Microwave
                              • Oven
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove
                              • Toaster


                                  • Dining
                                    Table seats 6. There are also 4 barstools nearby at the kitchen counter.
                                  • Dining Area
                                  • comfy seating for 6 people


                                      • Books
                                      • CD Player
                                      • DVD Player
                                      • Satellite / Cable
                                      • Television
                                      • Video Library


                                          • Deck / Patio
                                          • Outdoor Grill
                                            Gas grill


                                              • wheelchair inaccessible


                                                  • festivals
                                                  • live theater

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • antiquing
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • photography
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • shopping
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • sledding
                                                      • walking
                                                      • wildlife viewing

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • hiking
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • fly fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • golf privileges optional
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • hot air ballooning
                                                          • hunting
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            13 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            A quiet retreat

                                                            Karen S.

                                                            This is our second stay @ Treetops. It’s a great location, set backed off the quiet road it has everything you’ll need for a mountain retreat. There’s numerous hiking trails nearby. Also a great waterfall less than 2 miles away....easy to walk to from Treetop, Roaring Falls. The house itself is comfy and the owner Becky is super helpful and thoughtful too. Plus they’re dog friendly! We’ll be back again.

                                                            Great location close to the Blue Ridge Parkway

                                                            Diane J.

                                                            The property was very convenient to the Blue Ridge Parkway for hiking and fall color watching. The bed was comfortable, the kitchen had everything we needed, and the house was immaculate. We enjoyed the gas grill, gas fire pit, and the fireplace during the week. The house does not have central heat, so the cold nights were very cold in the main living area. However, a space heater made the bedroom toasty warm. Overall a great stay!

                                                            The Property Is Magical....

                                                            Carolyn O.

                                                            One of the most enjoyable aspects of Treetops for us was the property itself. When we weren't at Altapass, picking apples, Linville Caverns & all points in between, we were nature walking right outside the cottage's door. There are so many wild growing trees and shrubs, ferns, green carpet mosses, all sorts of cool mushrooms.....Every shade of green you can imagine. It was warm during the day so there were some purple and orange wild flowers too. You'll be most drawn to the amazing rushing stream! This is a natural stream on a down slope.The water rushes down, disappears under the drive over and comes out just the other side. My 3 grand children were very drawn to the steam. They'd see "sparkly" things and wondered if there were "gold or diamonds". My son carefully stepped on rocks until he was able to grab a few of the sparkling stones. The kids took them inside and scrubbed them. We were able to find similar specimens online helping with the identification.....The deck was used for daily yoga/exercise and the last 3 nights were spent around the fire, talking, laughing & eating too many S'mores.

                                                            If there's any "con" to anything, I'd say it's the staircase landing on the second floor which is where the kitchen, dining and family room are located. I should say it was only an issue because we had a 2 year old with us and the openness of the stairs and railings around the opening would've allowed him to slip thru. We weaved chair pads all around and placed a chair on it's side with the chair back acting as a baby gate in front of the stair opening. The staircase is a continuous iron spiral system goes thru all three floors. We figured out our fix within the first 10 minutes of our stay and didn't think too much about it after that.

                                                            All in all we had a complete blast and weren't ready to leave when it was time to go......The home owners were as helpful as could be! 5 stars, wonderful vacation.

                                                            A Week at Treetops Lodge

                                                            Margaret F.Saint Louis

                                                            My husband and I had a great stay at the Treetops Lodge! The place is much larger than it looks from the outside and is very clean and cozy. The deck is huge and feels very private even with other houses nearby. Becky has gone to great lengths to assure that just about anything you need is there, right down to a very detailed list of things to do. She's very quick to respond to messages if you need to contact her for any reason. This home is a great value for all the amenities it has to offer. And be sure to check out the nearby falls, they're gorgeous and make for a good reason to get outside and enjoy nature!

                                                            Wonderful Vacation

                                                            Elisabeth H.

                                                            My family had such a wonderful stay at Treetops Lodge! The house is in such a beautiful location and we especially loved spending time on the lovely, spacious deck which felt like a tree house. We ate most of our meals out there. There is a gas fire pit that's perfect for roasting marshmallows! The house was spacious and well taken care of. It is close to several waterfalls and the Toe River which my children enjoyed exploring. You can see Mt. Mitchell from the deck and the trail to hike it is close by. The house is only about 10 min from Carolina Hemlocks where there is a swimming hole and an area for tubing. Burnsville is only about 45 min away and has fun shops and restaurants that we enjoyed visiting. The hosts were gracious and accommodating and we'd love to return there again!

                                                            Guestbook Comment

                                                            HAC89914Tampa, FL

                                                            Dear Becky,

                                                            I wanted to tell you what a great time we had at the Treetops. The size and configuration of the place was great for our family - but our favorite room was the deck! The grill was fabulous. We had phenomenol weather - every day clear until thursday. Thanks so much for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home.


                                                            Burnsville, Yancey County, NC, USA

                                                            Gem Mining, Tubing on the South Toe River, climb to the top of Mount Mitchell, geocaching, trout fishing, golf

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