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24 reviews
A freshly cleaned deck and new chairs await your arrival.
Autumn view of the home from below.
Floral room bedroom. Queen bed. Walk-in closet
2nd view of floral bedroom
Handmade tiles above the kitchen sink.
Close up of the tiles.
2nd view
Twin bed bedroom aka 'Jungle room' with adjoining bath and no deck access.
3rd view of floral bedroom.
3rd view of the Master/Mistress bedroom
Master/Mistress bedroom with Queen bed. Adjoining bath with jacuzzi tub and separate shower
Kitchen and laundry area.
2nd view of 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 skies provide added enjoyment.
Winter view of the pond from the deck. Open 12 months a  year.
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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Burnsville, North Carolina

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Excellent - based on 24 reviews
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Relax7850...
1 review
“Excellent view”
Reviewed 8 July 2018 for a stay in July 2018

The rental was very spacious and clean and had plenty of room for a large group. We especially enjoyed the deck that ran the length of the house and had a great view of the mountains.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
9 Jul 2018
Thank you, Tom, and so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hard to beat watching the mist rise from the mountains while enjoying your morning coffee on the deck of the Yummy Mud Puddle. We hope to see you again soon.
Thank you again,
Claudia
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KenCookie
Asheville, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
357 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Gorgeous View, Comfortable Home”
Reviewed 25 June 2018 for a stay in June 2018

We’ve stayed at Yummy Mud Puddle numerous times over the years, and we always look forward to our stay.

The view is stupendous, especially in the early morning as the mist lifts off the mountains in the distance.

The house itself is very private and boasts three bedrooms plus two full bathrooms, a dining room, living room, and eat-in kitchen. There is also a clothes washer and dryer, as well as a deck that runs the length of the home, complete with a gas grill.

There is a huge supermarket located very close to Yummy Mud Puddle, and the kitchen is well-equipped with most everything you’d need to store groceries and prepare meals.

Asheville is 40 minutes away, and downtown Burnsville is a five-minute drive from the home. There are many other picturesque areas within an easy drive of the home.

Finally, the owners, Claudia and John (both artists), live in their own home on the property and are there to assist in any way possible; however, your privacy is maintained at all times.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 Jun 2018
Thank you for the high praise and description of the rental. After 10 years of renting the house, we strive to keep making improvements for our guests. You're always here at the Puddle even if you're only stopping by to say hello to us and feed the fish. You've been fabulous guests. Thank you, again!
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Luis G
1 review
“Great location, better host. Excellent choice.”
Reviewed 31 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

The location is great, just minutes from town and anything you may need, yet secluded enough to get away. The whole family and the dog had a fantastic time.
The cabin is very well equipped, you will probably find everything that you need and then some. The host John and Claudia are very accommodating and beyond nice, they live close by and have their own must see art gallery, there are samples of their art throughout the property and the cabin.
My only recommendation is that you arrive at the cabin the first time during day light, the way into the cabin is a little tricky and the GPS will only take you so far, just follow the "rubber ducky" themed signs.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Jan 2018
Thank you, Luis, for your kind words. We enjoyed meeting you and your beautiful family and look forward to seeing you again at the Puddle in 2018! Happy New Year!
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RE E
2 reviews
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“Love this mountain home.”
Reviewed 2 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Great location close to town and the quick trip to the parkway.
We loved the layout, accessibility and the art and furnishings are very nice.
Seemed we were tucked in the woods and a very private neighborhood.
Wish we could have stayed longer!
Thank you Claudia!
R

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
3 Nov 2017
Thank you! We hope you’ll return for a longer visit. There are so many activities to enjoy in our mountains. Thanks again,
Claudia
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KenCookie
Asheville, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
357 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Great Place in a Special Location”
Reviewed 21 August 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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person found this review helpful

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 the hosts are as charming and accommodating as can be.

Yummy Mud Puddle is a three-bedroom, two-bath home with a large kitchen, comfortable living room, separate dining room, and a huge deck that extends the length of the house; the deck affords spectacular views of the mountains. The home is on an exceedingly large lot, so you definitely have privacy. The only noises you’re likely to hear are birds and bullfrogs.

Your hosts are both artists; (one is a potter, and the other is fabulous at a variety of mixed media). Their studios are part of their property down the hill, so if you want to see their work, you can feel free to do so. They are also happy to provide “where to go and what to do” advice—or merely engage in interesting conversation. However, they are absolutely non-intrusive.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
30 Sep 2017
Thank you so much for your glowing review! You're great guests and we look forward to your return. We always work to maintain our standards and make annual improvements. Thanks again! Claudia
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