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A freshly cleaned deck and new chairs await your arrival.
17 reviews
A freshly cleaned deck and new chairs await your arrival.
Rock your cares away on the deck overlooking the Black Mountians.
Autumn view of the home from below.
Living area with access to the deck.
Kitchen and laundry area.
Dining on the deck is always an option.
View of the kitchen area with bar.
Handmade tiles above the kitchen sink.
Close up of the tiles.
Twin bed bedroom aka 'Jungle room' with adjoining bath and no deck access.
2nd view
View from Jungle room into main part of the house. This is the only bedroom without deck access.
Floral room bedroom. Queen bed. Walk-in closet
2nd view of floral bedroom
3rd view of floral bedroom.
And yet another view of the floral bedroom
Master/Mistress bedroom with Queen bed. Adjoining bath with jacuzzi tub and separate shower
2nd view of Master/Mistress bedroom
3rd view of the Master/Mistress bedroom
View from the Master/Mistress bedroom. All rooms except the twin bed jungle room have great views!
Barred owls. deer and a variety of birds can be seen. We've even seen a bobcat.
The owners are artists. The dinnerware is all handmade at studios nearby. Tours are available.
The skies provide added enjoyment.
Winter view of the pond from the deck. Open 12 months a  year.
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Burnsville, North Carolina
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 a...
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About the Owner, Claudia D
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
241 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago for a stay in June 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; it’s large enough to comfortably hold six guests; it’s extremely clean and well-equipped. Oh, and...

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 14, 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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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 town for a few good restaurants and groceries. A couple hikes within 20 minutes -...

Management response:

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


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Rohit S
Dallas, Texas
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Had a very pleasant stay at Yummy Mud Puddle! views from the porch are amazing. Very beautiful nf artistic pottery plates and mugs.

Management response:

Thank you for your review. We're so glad you had an enjoyable weekend at the Yummy Mud Puddle. This is such a fine time to visit the mountains of western North Carolina. We hope you'll come back and visit soon. Thank you again! Claudia and John


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Hunting and fishing on the property is not allowed.
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About the neighborhood
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.
Car not needed
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