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Riverside Luxury in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 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.

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Property Manager
Laura Watrous
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

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 High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

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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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(75 traveler reviews)

Riverside Luxury in the Blue Ridge Mountains
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 77 reviews
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5

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: Apr 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved it, and eager to return!

  • 5 of 5

We fell in love with Morning Glory the moment we first saw it, and through the entire week we were there our affection for this special place only deepened. The cabin itself is clean, charming and comfortable, and it was plenty spacious for the four of us in our group. All the amenities were as promised. The view from our perch at the side of a mountain was both serene and invigorating, and the sound of the creek below enhanced everything. The location of the cabin is perfect as a home base from which to travel to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Mount Mitchell, Grandfather Mountain, Asheville, and beyond. No matter where we went during the day, we were always happy to return to the cabin for a relaxing evening with the hot tub and then sitting in front of fireplace. Some of the best parts of our week didn't even require leaving Riverwalk. Hiking some of the trails and walking along the river were some of the best parts of our week. On previous trips to the mountains we have stayed in hotels, but this time we wanted to try a cabin. We found Morning Glory online, and we know now that we lucked out in every way. We've already found ourselves missing the place immensely, and we eagerly look forward to returning to our newfound "home away from home."

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW! I hope EVERYONE who trips upon Morning Glory takes the time to read your review...it covers so much. Thank you, and look forward to you all returning soon :-)
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5

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Quality family time in a beautiful setting. The cabin is comfortable and so well furnished it feels like home. The grounds are lovely and make you want to experience it in all seasons. Highly recommend you contact Laura to include Riverwalk to your bucket list.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When you find that special place, it becomes challenging not to want to return again and again and... :-) See you in 2017?
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4

Cozy and restful

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a long, restful weekend at this cabin. The cabin was clean, the linens were high quality, and the beds were comfy. The hot tub was ready upon our arrival, and the firewood was stocked. When we ran low on firewood, more was delivered to us within a short period of time.

We would definitely recommend this cabin as a nice getaway, in the country, but close enough to town for groceries, gas, and window shopping.

We recommend the Garden Deli restaurant...delicious food, and priced just right.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! We hope you'll consider Morning Glory again on your next visit to the mountains :-)
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5

Perfect for our needs and wants.

  • 5 of 5

The leaves were falling, the creek bubbling, the hot tub bubbling as well.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best cabin by far!

  • 5 of 5

We came for my husband's 60th birthday. We so enjoyed this cabin. It was the nicest we have ever stayed in. Everything was provided for. We were able to cook, grill out. We and our friends who came with us really enjoy a wood burning fireplace and the fire pit. The owners we so nice to bring more wood twice! The beds are extremely comfortable and if you are wondering about the loft and head room, my 6ft 2in husband never once hit his head...plently of head room. Nice to have a 3 piece bathroom upstairs also. After sleeping in that king size bed, we will be getting one, LOL! We enjoyed hiking the roads and saw white tail deer and even a flock of 30+ wild turkeys. The hot tub was perfect, all very quiet/private. Easy to turn around in driveway. The Zipline was fun and enjoyed the creek. Would advise not wearing anything that will draw yellow jackets while down there though. Enjoyed seeing the horses/donkeys. Judy was a sweetheart and enjoyed talking with her. The Watrous' son was such a sweet and well-mannered kid. Nice family to work with. Very helpful people. We will definitely be back and would recommend this place to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW! What a wonderful review :-) That's for pointing so many of the things that make Morning Glory cabin (and the community of Riverwalk) such a special vacation destination. Looking forward to your return!
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Map

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

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Rates & Availability

Burnsville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
$775
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$155
From
$165
Fri,Sat
$900
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Apr 23 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$145
From
$155
Fri,Sat
$850
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$165
$925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Peak-1
May 29 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$155
From
$165
Fri,Sat
$925
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4th
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$175
$950
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
July Peak
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$950
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$165
$925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre-Autumn
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$775
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
October Color
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$160
From
$165
Fri,Sat
$925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre-Winter
Oct 29 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
$775
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$160
$925
$2,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $90 + Tax
Pet Fee $0
Tax Rate 10.0%

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.
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Amenities

Burnsville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • 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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