• Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1.0
  • Pets: Allowed
  • Check-in: After 4:00 pm
  • Check-out: Before 10:00 am
Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.0
Pets: Allowed
Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Check-out: Before 10:00 am
OBO Amenities: Access to Pursuits (On Site), Fire Pit, Outdoor Living Area
Everyday Living: Air Conditioning, Coffee Maker, Fire Pit, Full Kitchen, Heat, Linens, Towels, Washer\Dryer
Burnsville, NC 28714

Mountain Top Cabin

Discover a peaceful sanctuary atop the mountains in South Toe Township, North Carolina. This rustic 650 sq ft cabin offers a true mountain getaway experience with an incredible million-dollar view from its front deck and living room picture window. With 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, the cabin accommodates up to 4 guests. The bedroom features a comfortable queen-size bed, while the main room provides additional sleeping space with a queen sleeper sofa. The cabin includes a full bathroom with a bathtub/shower and a washer & dryer for your convenience. Relax on the screened-in patio, extended front porch deck, and make use of the outdoor fire pit with a cooking grate.

Access to Outdoor Activities

Nestled on 18 acres at the mountain’s peak, this cabin offers tranquility and seclusion. While a four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive is necessary to navigate the maintained gravel road, your effort will be rewarded by the serene surroundings. Unplug and unwind as this cabin does not offer television, phone, or internet access. However, Verizon cell phone service works well, ensuring some connectivity.

Fishing

This retreat is ideal for those seeking relaxation, inspiration, or a trout fishing or hunting adventure. The South Toe River, situated near Burnsville in the western part of North Carolina, offers excellent fly fishing opportunities with year-round regulations. Originating at Mt. Mitchell, the river is formed by two streams and flows across the Blue Ridge Parkway. It’s also fed by Hemphill Creek, Rock Creek, Lower Creek, and Upper Creek. In the lower section, it merges briefly with the North Toe River before joining the Nolichucky River. The South Toe River features various access points, including a stretch flowing through Pisgah Game Lands. Some sections are designated for catch and release with artificial lures only.

Brook trout, brown trout, and rainbows inhabit the river, a mix of wild and stocked trout in the hatchery sections, and predominantly wild trout in the rest. The river’s charm extends to its tributaries, contributing to its appeal for fly fishing enthusiasts. While accessible throughout, some of the best fishing spots might require hiking. Forest Service Road #472 offers access to the upper part of the river, running alongside it for around five miles. The decline allows for runs and pools, making it an ideal area for fishing.

Spring is optimal for fishing due to insect hatches and perfect water temperatures. While summer may become warm in some areas, fall is another good season for fishing, second only to spring. Winter offers trout on warmer days, though hikes could be challenging, especially near the headwaters at Mt. Mitchell. Fishing at dawn or dusk offers better cover, considering the stream’s popularity. Cloudier days are preferable, as clear water might spook fish. For an authentic fly fishing experience, plan your visit between March and May.

Mountain Biking

Explore the exhilarating world of single-track mountain biking near Mt. Mitchell, NC, where an array of trails caters to riders of all skill levels. Unveil the natural beauty of the region as you pedal through stunning landscapes. Noteworthy highlights include the challenging “Big Fuggin’ Heartbreak,” spanning 47.3 miles with elevation changes that test your mettle. Engage in the excitement of the “Bear Pen to Walker Creek Descent,” a 7-mile trail renowned for its thrilling downhill sections. Seek adventure on the “Staire Branch” and “Perkins Trail,” offering shorter but equally invigorating rides with diverse terrains. For an ultimate skill test, conquer the “Upper Corner Rock” trail, a 1-mile stretch featuring a steep ascent and rapid descent. Embark on the 12.5-mile “Woods Mountain” trail, blending technical challenges with awe-inspiring views. Don’t miss the annual Pisgah Mountain Bike Festival, a regional gathering that unites biking enthusiasts, fostering connections and exploration of the diverse trails this biking paradise presents.

Asheville is a 45-minute drive, while the closest shopping and grocery store are a convenient 20-minute drive away.

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OBO Amenities

Access to Pursuits (On Site) Access to Pursuits (On Site)
Fire Pit Fire Pit
Outdoor Living Area Outdoor Living Area

Amenities

Air Conditioning, Coffee Maker, Fire Pit, Full Kitchen, Heat, Linens, Towels, Washer\Dryer

Things to Do

  • Biking
  • Fire Pit
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Nature Trails

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