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Rock your cares away on the deck overlooking the Black Mountians.
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Rock your cares away on the deck overlooking the Black Mountians.
A freshly cleaned deck and new chairs await your arrival. Autumn view of the home from below.
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5.0 of 5 stars
11 reviews
Rock your cares away on the deck overlooking the Black Mountians.
A freshly cleaned deck and new chairs await your arrival.
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: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 12 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 1 property
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Patrick M
Durham, North Carolina
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

This place is nestled in the quiet hills of the very Sleepy town of Burnsville. Once you navigate through the endless maze construction cones, where it appears the NCDOT has concentrated on creating absolute chaos and mayhem, you then turn off into a picture perfect town square that time has left alone. Antique / Junque shops, a stylish B&B (Nuwray...

Management response:

Thank you, Patrick, for your kind words and thorough review. We enjoyed meeting you and so glad you had a great getaway for your lovely bride's birthday. We hope to see you again at the Puddle soon. Claudia and John of the Yummy Mud Puddle


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Camden, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

My family and I loved this rental home. We were wanting something with a large deck and breathtaking views and this rental house definitely delivered that and more. We were able to eat every meal outside and enjoy the fabulous weather and views. We will definitely be back!!

Management response:

Thank you! We so enjoyed meeting your family and hearing that your visit was enjoyable. Please let us know if there's more we can do to enhance your next stay with us. Until then, have a great Fall and holiday season! Claudia and John


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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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My partner and I decided to go on an impromptu weekend vacation to the mountains, and found that this place had a vacancy-- we did not regret quickly booking our stay! The home itself is huge and spacious and could easily sleep 6. It was very well-maintained and clean. The view from the back porch was amazing. We definitely enjoyed...

Management response:

Thank you! We're so glad you had an enjoyable stay at the Yummy Mud Puddle this Fall. Please let us know if there's anything more we can do to make your next visit even more fun. We look forward to your return. Have a wonderful Fall and Holiday season. Claudia and John


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • 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
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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Jan 1, 2017 -
Apr 30, 2017
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  • Pet fee, if applicable: $50 / stay - Fee
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