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Riverside Luxury in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

On the Cane River with 2 riverside parks: 2 bdrms + sleeper sofa, 2 bathrooms,

Spend your vacation days relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. At night, fall asleep on a luxurious queen size Simmons Beautyrest Healthsmart mattress while listening to the sound of the Cane River outside your open window.

We are located 45 minutes northeast of Asheville, NC in Yancey County, the gateway to Mount Mitchell. Our property is 6 miles south of Burnsville town square and includes 200 acres of private land with over a mile of crystal clear river frontage for fishing, tubing, swimming, and playing. Guest cabins are all located mountain side overlooking the river.

Each cabin features a private hot tub on the deck, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace, electric heat, AC, ceiling fans (3), telephone, wireless high speed internet, linens, cookware, and paper goods.

More Details

Property Manager
Laura Watrous
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This HomeAway 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:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Laura Watrous

I'm Laura Watrous. My husband and partner, Brett Watrous, are the owners of the two luxury vacation cabins that make up Riverwalk Vacation Rentals. We love our life in the mountains and find great joy sharing our special piece of the world with guests. Our cabins were originally designed with the kind of comfort and luxury we strive for when we vacation.

Laura Watrous purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Laura Watrous chose Burnsville

The saying goes: 'I wasn't born in Burnsville but I got here as quickly as I could' The climate is perfect with four different seasons: Beautiful cool Summers, colorful Falls, relatively mild Winters, and fresh colorful Springs. Morning Glory is in a perfect location to make the most of why a Blue Ridge Mountain vacation is great any time of the year.

What makes this cabin unique

Morning Glory cabin is private yet convenient to features not available anywhere else. This cabin sits just above the Cane River with a wide open view of the river. The sound of the river actually echos in the porch rafters. Guests of Riverwalk also have access to two privately owned riverside parks which cater to our guests. One with pool & playground, the other with picnic pavilion, river tubes, large fire pit and youth zip line. There are 200+ acres of hiking and exploring right on the Riverwalk property. Neighboring farm with people friendly horses, donkeys and a goat. Farm owner offers horse 'time' for a small fee. Riverwalk is close to Blue Ridge Parkway, Mount Mitchell and The Pisgah National Forest (pedestrian, bike, equestrian trails).

Guestbook comments from the manager

“Riverwalk: 5 stars *****” “We have been renting cabins for 10 years and this is the best. God willing, we will be back to enjoy the Ewing’s wonderful hospitality and cabins. (Texas)
Jun 2010
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Burnsville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Loft Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , A king bed OR pair of twins
  • First floor bedroom has a queen size bed Loft area has either a kingsize bed or optionally two single beds Living area sofa is a fold out sleeper
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Riverside Luxury in the Blue Ridge Mountains
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 110 reviews
Chicago, IL

What an Escape!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a superb time staying at RiverWalk in May, 2006. The amenities were impeccable, the hosts gracious and the scenery breathtaking. We highly recommend this getaway and will hopefully return soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2006
  • Stayed: April 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denton, TX

A nice relaxing getaway.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. You have to walk down a bit to river but it is worth it.We drove on Blue Ridge Parkway and explored all around Pisgah National Forest we packed lunches since we were driving far from cabin. I recommend Grandfather Mountain and Mount Mitchell State Park. Laura the owner was very nice.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Cabin & Property

  • 5 of 5

Stayed 6 nights in June 2018. My 2 teenage daughters loved their own loft area with private bath. The cabin checked off all the boxes we were looking for. Location was ideal and less than 10 minutes to grocery store. We appreciated the firewood available for the evening fire pit. The property itself offered amenities including excellent hiking, a small zip line and tubes for the river. Coming from the heat of South Florida, it was a cool respite living with windows open for a week. The hot tub was nice after a day of hiking waterfalls off Blue Ridge Parkway. We will definitely plan to book this cabin again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxation in Natures Beauty

  • 5 of 5

Morning Glory Cabin was wonderful! My family loved the hot tub with the sound of the creek below. Cabin was nicely furnished and not too far from hiking trails, parks and shopping. Laura was so understanding when we had to postpone our trip last September, due to the hurricane that hit Florida, and allowed us to reschedule for June! Would love to return in the near future and highly recommend this cabin!

Thanks Laura for a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We were just AMAZED!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to the mountains and to western North Carolina!!!!! We couldn’t have picked a better place to stay!!!!!! You definitely have yearly guests from now on!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW! So glad we made a great first impression AND that you posted a review to share!! Looking forward to hearing from you again :-) Laura
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Lake Wylie,SC

Morning Glory cabin was perfect in every way!!

  • 5 of 5

This location was perfect for our family get away! The cabin had just enough seclusion while still being close to cute Burnsville with great restaurants and adorable stores. The hot tub was perfect with a fabulous view of the river. Will definitely visit again!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review! So glad you all enjoyed your stay. We also love the fact that you feel like you're WAY out of town, but you're not...Burnsville is a special place and the attraction is growing with more (non-chain) restaurants opening in the near future! Hope you'll visit again :-) Laura
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Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Interstate 26
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Downtown Burnsville
Car: necessary

Located in Yancey County, NC, home to Mt Mitchell, highest mountain east of the Mississippi.

Other Activities: Trout fishing, large local craft population, motorcycle touring, blue ridge parkway, Grandfather Mountain


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $1 + Tax
Cleaning $90 + Tax

Additional $15/day - $75/week or longer, per pet + tax. Pets will be invoiced post acceptance of "Reservation Requests" & "Instant Book". Max of 2 pets permitted. Pets must be house trained and well behaved when left alone. Pets are not permitted on the furniture or beds, regardless of size or habit. Guests with pets are requirede to bring comfy accommodations for their pets. Cabin linens (blankets, towels, etc) are not to be used on pets...period.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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