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Stay under one roof- 35 mins to Downtown Asheville- Outdoor Wedding Space

Bedrooms 16
Half Baths2
Space 10,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Fabulous Event Venue. 16 Bedrooms.

The Nu Wray Inn is perfect for weddings, reunions, team building, and retreats. We are offering the whole inn in this rental. It sits in the center of a true authentic America town, but has a unique quality of privacy. Our county is home to tallest mountain East of the Mississippi, so we have great hiking and even ice climbing in the winter. We have outfitting stores and clear fast moving trout streams. The inn has been in the movies and TV recently. We are about 35 minutes North of downtown Asheville and 45 minutes to The Biltmore. The Asheville Outlet Stores now open and are only a 40 minutes drive. Its about 27 miles to the Blue Ridge Parkway. It has 16 guest rooms, 13 full bathrooms, mens room, ladies room, 50 person dining room, commercial kitchen, veranda, Tvs, WiFi, wood burning fireplace, gas grill, fire pit, gardens, large deck, and the best front porch in Western NC with rocking chairs.

More Details

Property Manager
Joey Farmer or Eric Wilson
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

Why Joey Farmer or Eric Wilson chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

Love the 'Andy Griffith' small-town feel and the friendly people.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Recently, my family and I were in town for a nearby wedding and we stayed at the NuWray. We loved our rooms - fabulously comfortable beds, beautiful antiques, spacious baths - and were so welcomed by the owners. I last visited in the mid-1960s and it was wonderful to have this return visit confirm that the NuWray is one of the best in the country. Don't miss it!
Aug 2011
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Burnsville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 34
  • Max. adults: 34
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 40 people
  • 13 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower , Small Shower
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clawfoot Tub
    Bathroom 10 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clawfoot Tub
    Bathroom 20 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 21 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 22 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clawfoot Tub
    Bathroom 23 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 15 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 11/ 12 - toilet , shower , Shared
    Men's Restroom - toilet
    Women's Restroom - toilet
    Bathroom 1/7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Claw Foot Tub
    Bathroom 16/17 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 16 Bedrooms, Sleeps 34
  • Bedroom 15 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 9 - 1 double
    Bedroom 10 - 1 king
    Bedroom 11 - 1 double
    Bedroom 12 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 20 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 21 - 1 king
    Bedroom 22 - 1 king
    Bedroom 23 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 16 - 1 double
    Bedroom 17 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (3) Rooms - 21, 22, 23, Queen size Beds (8) Rooms - 1,6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 17, 20, Double Beds (5) Rooms - 4, 9, 11, 15, 16
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Build in 1833, listed on the National Historic Registry and located on the Town Square Perfect outdoor setting for your wedding, reunion or retreat. Enjoy the cool Summer evenings in the Blue Ridge Mountains (Average Temp is mid 60's) :)


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Stay under one roof- 35 mins to Downtown Asheville- Outdoor Wedding Space
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 33 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The NuWray Inn is THE BEST place for family or group gatherings! Our family rented the whole Inn for a family gathering and everyone loved it! The Innkeepers are cordial, welcoming and accommodating. This Inn is special in that all bedrooms are well-appointed and have a private bathroom. Our elderly family members found that the two handicap-accessible rooms were beautiful and met their needs. Cooking meals and eating together is big with our family, and this Inn is perfect for that. In the evenings, the dining room easily became a gathering place and game center that everyone enjoyed. Playing croquet and grilling steaks in the back yard was fun. The long row of rocking chairs on the front porch was everyone’s favorite place for our large family to talk with each other and enjoy each other and this beautiful Inn.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina

Mom & Daughter weekend

  • 5 of 5

Special week end with my daughter to attend a book signing, play, and tour connected with The Parkway Playhouse's production of Sharyn McCrumb's book "The Ballad of Frankie Silver." The NuWray Inn was comfortable, charming, and clean. The staff was gracious & helpful. Loved the upstairs porch overlooking the town square. Plan a return visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne Australia

Ann and Lucy

  • 4 of 5

We came to this inn almost by accident and stayed three nights. The lovely old building is well placed right in the town square and has gorgeous verandas to sit and take in the atmosphere of this proud little town. It was Memorial Day weekend so there was a lot going on. Nu Wray Is well run, the rooms were comfortable and it was a delight getting to know the family who bent over backwards to make our stay enjoyable.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed my stay at the Nu Wray

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at the Nu Wray for 9 nights. Charming, homey, historic, and delightful, complete with creaky floors and staircases. Loved the antique room furnishings, parlor on the second floor, the main porch as well as the outdoor balcony porch, the beautiful back yard sitting area, the keypad entrance enabling one to come and go at will, and the whole "help yourself" attitude. Enjoyed the full weekend breakfasts, which I wish were continuing. Perhaps the continental breakfasts I was told would be replacing them will be tasty--with healthy offerings such as bran muffins and fresh fruit? Also, I think it would be helpful to provide snacks, either for free or for purchase, such as granola bars, cookies, bananas, apples, etc. Too bad the dining room will be closing for dinners on weekends, due to cost and other constraints. But there are a number of good food options within walking distance.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Time well spent at the NuWray

  • 5 of 5

...or as we now fondly refer to the NuWray... Our guest house! :). Delightful eclectic interiors and history, wonderful hosts and yummy comfy food! The gardens are magical. GO... ENJOY...INDULGE!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weaverville, NC

Great old inn.

  • 4 of 5

Stayed Friday night and really enjoyed our included breakfast Saturday morning. My wife and I slept really well all night and were not at all bothered by the "creakiness" of this venerable old Inn. For us, this Inn has great charm, and is in an excellent location on Main St. in the middle of town. The town square directly across from the Inn should be the location for Groundhog Day as seen in the Groundhog Day movie with Bill Murray. It gets my vote and support. After all, Elvis and Superman stayed at this Inn, and would have made great Prognosticators themselves!

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mount Mitchell State Park
Ray Mica Mine
MT Mitchell Golf Club-Pro Shop
Crabtree Falls
Fox Country Store
Emerald Village
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Sports Bar
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Mount Mitchell Golf
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 19
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Garden Deli
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Wolf Ridge Ski Resort

10,000 Sq Ft House with 16 bedrooms -- Nu Wray Country House and Gardens is located on the Town Square in downtown, Burnsville, NC. Close to shopping, restaurants and more. Asheville Airport is only 45-minutes away (Approx.)

Plenty of fun activities to do nearby with the Blue Ridge Parkway, famous Mount Mitchell, hiking to nearby waterfalls, tubing, cave and mining, antiquing, tons of local talented artists, musicians.

Grandfather Mountain and Linville Falls is about 40 minutes for the house.


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