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Spacious, 1st Class Hot Tub, Theater Room, Pool Table, Ping Pong, Fireplaces,..

Sleeps22
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 1 to 20+; the BEST place to unwind, reminisce, explore, & make memories!

Just the perfect getaway! The cabin will accommodate honeymooners, weekenders, reunions, girl vacays, corporate retreats, golf trips, cyclists, hikers and artist retreats. There's no need to rent the entire place so if you and your spouse or you and another couple want to come enjoy time away, let us know! :)

There are two houses that make up our abode. The Main House is a log cabin in which we have the kitchen, bath house, breakfast room, living room, screened-in porch, and 3 bedrooms; two queen, and two sets of bunk beds. The Smokehouse is connected to the Main House and is the master suite.

The Guest House shares a deck and lots of common areas with the Main House and it's comprised of two floors of residential; two queen rooms with twin beds and kitchens. Upstairs entails a queen bed and 4 twins.

Huge decks with wonderful Adirondack chairs, swings, hammocks, the spiral slide, the climbing wall, bird watching, relaxing, grilling on the outside fireplace, floating in the South Toe, horseshoes, roaming around the property, cycling, hiking and sitting by a cheery fire are some of past guest's favorite aspects of their stay! *BEST THERAPEUTIC HOT TUB ON THE MARKET!

There is a separate theater room where you can shoot pool, jog on the treadmill, play ping pong, watch movies on the big screen, etc. There are 5 TVs on site, we have DirectTv, and provide very fast internet throughout the property.

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to ask!

More Details

Owner
Ginny Erwin
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Ginny Erwin

Hi, my grandparents bought and maintained this cabin for decades and my Dad, who's a builder, renovated it over a period of years and created the most wonderful place in which to relax and simply enjoy! Please come and 'take a load off' in this beautiful mountain cabin!

Ginny Erwin purchased this lodge in 1944

Why Ginny Erwin chose Burnsville

Family owned and managed. Sprawling yet cozy. Will accommodate huge groups. Situated in the gorgeous mountains of NC. "Away from it all", yet Asheville is an easy drive down 26, near the Blue Ridge Parkway, Mt. Mitchell: hiking and golf, close to Jonas Ridge Tubing, HVAC, Internet, DirectTV, Pool Table, Ping Pong, Treadmill, South Toe River, well stocked, Interesting atmosphere with an artistic combination of old and new, etc. Time slowly ticks up there; you'll unwind quickly, and have a wonderful time. Good sleep, hikes, fishing, fires, and food.

What makes this lodge unique

Incredibly well done with wonderful attention to detail, very well stocked and the home to many marvelous and happy vacations and reunions! You'll love it!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hey, Erwins! We had a blast, yet again! The house is perfect for big groups; we had youth invite their families up the last day and the final count was 74 for dinner! Incredible house and grounds. We were bundled up all weekend, drank 4 boxes of hot chocolate, and still slept anyway! I always sleep so well up here! It's a wonderful place to spend time in the Word and study. The kids loved all the "nooks and crannies" and enjoyed the bridge to the island where they played "hide and go seek" and explored. We hope to return twice next year! Thanks and God bless you!
Mar 2013
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Amenities

Burnsville Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 40 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Master King - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs in Guest House - toilet , shower , Guest House Upstairs is a Queen with 2 twins & trundles.
    'Bath House' - toilet , combination tub/shower
    'Bath House' - toilet
    'Bath House' - toilet
    'Bath House' - shower
    'Bath House' - shower
    Master Queen - Plaid - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Queen - Chocolate - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom floors in the Guest House are heated for your chilly feet on those cool nights! We provide at least 1 roll of toilet paper in each of the 7 bathrooms. Towels and linens are included for your convenience.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Upstairs in Guest House - 1 queen , 4 twin/ single
    'The Smoke House' - 1 king
    'Chocolate' - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , The water heater for The Guest House is in the closet.
    'Plaid' - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    'Sunshine' - 1 queen
    'Independence Hall' - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    The Old Kitchen - 1 queen
  • See pictures. Extra futon in the Theater room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We know you'll love your time at Celo! :) Please don't hesitate to call and ask any questions you may have in order to help you in making your decision! We'd love to help however we can! Blessings to you all!!

Reviews

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Spacious, 1st Class Hot Tub, Theater Room, Pool Table, Ping Pong, Fireplaces,..
average rating of 5.0 based on 55 reviews
Carrollton, ga
5

This place is amazing! It made mine and my bride’s wedding weekend and wedding ceremony one that we

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing! It made mine and my bride’s wedding weekend and wedding ceremony one that we will never ever forget. The two parts of the river make this a fairytale. Will be coming back one day

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Concord, NC
5

It was beautiful...

  • 5 of 5

Rented this for our daughter's wedding. It was absolutely perfect. Big enough to house all family members for the week...definately recommend

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
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5

Genny, your lovely cottage was beyond anything we could have imagined! We loved every moment there!!

  • 5 of 5

The location is beautiful with mountains all around and the sound of the rustling creek in the backyard was surreal!

Because your home offers so many fun activities it was hard pulling everyone away to go explore the mountains and waterfalls. The smaller children were on the huge slide in the middle of the porch from morning until evening! The older kids were either in the game room playing ping pong, outside playing volleyball, or floating down the river which runs through the property.

And Genny is the sweetest hostess you could ever have! She is so kind and helpful! And her taste for decorating her home is amazing! We loved all the beautiful paintings through out the entire house!

We look forward to visiting again one day! Thank you again for letting us enjoy your home!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property and great experience with owners!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting - we had a large family gathering and it was absolutely perfect - spent most meals outside by the fireplace - explored the creek - tubed the south toe - had everything we needed - kitchen well stocked - game room was awesome - plenty of room for everyone to relax and sit or sleep - hot tub was great - whole experience was awesome - there is a neat history to the property as well - Ginny is super responsive and helpful - would love to have spent another week there 😄

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

huge and beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Ginny's place for 3 nights for my father's 75th birthday. It's a lovely remote spot nestled in the woods by a stream near a small rural school and camp. Comfortable and rustic all around, the highlight is the extensive porches and decks all around the property, we sat outside most of the time (around a lovely outdoor fireplace at night). There were enough bedrooms for 18 of us to sleep comfortably, and there were still a number of unused beds!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Our group thoroughly enjoyed our weekend here! The property is unique, has character, and is full of things to do. There were 12 of us, our stay was for four days, and we found enough to keep entertained on site that no one felt compelled to leave! The owner, Ginny, was super sweet and very helpful; she responded to any and all questions we had very quickly (even minor things like where to find the darts for the dartboard). This was a great location for a relaxing and entertaining weekend.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Downtown Burnesville
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Mt Mitchell Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 80
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Downtown Burnesville
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Sugar Mountain
Car: recommended

This cabin has been in our family since the '40s and about 15 years ago, my dad who is a very gifted builder made this special place his priority. He artistically combined old and new and created a large cabin, that maintains a cozy and warm environment. Come get lost in 'The Ritz on the South Toe' and you'll understand what I'm failing to adequately describe.

The grounds are most beautiful in peak season (September, October and early November), but it's a nice place to unwind year round as fire places are tucked in throughout and make awesome blazes whether for warmth or ambiance, find a hammock and spend an afternoon dozing, decks are many and hummers are too, outside sleeping opportunities make for an awesome experience on clear nights, grilling on an open fire, sitting around enjoying serene settings, good food with friends and family, a night of darts, board and card games, hide and go seek, a fabulous slide, a sand box, pool table, ping pong, a climbing wall, treadmill, theater room, 5 TVs, horseshoes, football, Frisbee, warm reading nooks, beautiful strolls, strenuous hikes, perching in the river, floating the river.. My favorite thing to do in summer months, is to put tubes in at the Carolina Hemlock Campground which is about 5 miles down Highway 80, and spend a few hours floating to our river dock! There isn't a better way to enjoy a warm afternoon!

This home stole my heart ages ago, and I promise it'll steal yours, too!

For the more adventurous who want to get off the property -

- Hike to and enjoy waterfalls at the end of White Oak, and tackle a trail or two at Mt. Mitchell; nearby National Parks

- Kayak, Tube, Canoe, and Swim

- Bike and run Hannah Branch and Seven Mile Ridge, numerous nearby trails, or the Blue Ridge Parkway

- Fish, & return to our outdoor fireplace to grill what you catch!

If you like to explore neighboring towns, head into nearby Burnsville or Spruce Pine for an afternoon or evening.

- Farm Tours, Farmer's Markets & Agritourism of all kinds

- U-Pick Fruit - including heritage apples native to the area; there are also apple trees on our property, that you're welcome to pick in-season

- Shopping & Antiquing

- Wineries & Craft Breweries

- Visit Artist Studios & Galleries - Shop for Fine Craft; go on a hunt for quilt art

- Studio Tours (pottery, glass, basketry, metal, fibers and more!) - close to the house on Highway 80 is a great little studio, and there's another in Micaville that I recommend.

- Take a class at Penland ( 1 week, 2 week and intensive courses available)

- Visit Yancey Theater - $6 a person for a current movie in an old-style theater

- Festivals or outdoor concerts make for a fun afternoon or evening activity.

Locally - Burnsville is a quaint town just 12 miles from the cabin, and it's there that you'll find a myriad of beautiful sites, yummy restaurants, mom and pop shops, and nice people!

- My favorite stop is Snap Dragon, which is an awesome restaurant that boasts great atmosphere; go see for yourself. I definitely recommend going there for dinner and a cocktail or two while in the area.

- Bubba's has a good bowl of chili and great environment! I've watched many a ballgame from my table there.

- Pig and Grits is a new fav that I've recently discovered! You can get a little bit of everything there! Good ole home cookin'!

- Rio is excellent Mexican in an authentic and clean environment!

- Starbucks is a common stop for my crew!

Also close by is Spruce Pine, which is 1 of the best-kept secrets in the area; it was voted "One of the Coolest Small Towns Around" by Romantic Asheville! Spruce Pine is a small town feel, super friendly with beautiful scenery and lots of locally owned, family run businesses.

Just 15 miles away from the cabin, the historic downtown area is a place to which to retreat for a nostalgic walk through time. Aside from the typical small town experience, you can go to the park, which has a pool, playground, and a put-in for canoes and tubing. It's a great spot for playing, picnics, and fishing.

Some favorite dining stops include The Knife and Fork, Spoon, which is a gastro pub, Mountain View, The Pizza Shoppe, The Fox and the Fig, Lower Street Tavern, The City Drive-in, Foxfire Restaurant and Bar, Bonnie & Clyde's, DT's Java, etc!

- Rock Hounding for gems (area is known for emeralds) and minerals

- Visit the National Mineral Museum

- Sightseeing - Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $295
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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