The town boasts a vibrant arts and crafts scene along with high-adventure outdoor activities.
This quintessential Southern mountain town with its idyllic town square serves as the county seat for Yancey County. The county has the largest population of crafts folk per capita of anywhere in the US and is home to 10 of the tallest peaks east of the Rockies, thereby granting it the accolade of having the highest average elevation of any county in North Carolina including the highest point in eastern North America Mount Mitchell.
Burnsville is often described as a “bedroom community” for those who work and enjoy the larger amities of the Asheville area. Whether you be Vanderbilt or Smith you too can frame your home with the Blue Ridge Mountains at an affordable cost in this beautiful town.
The town boasts a vibrant arts and crafts scene along with high-adventure outdoor activities. The Parkway Playhouse, located a short walk from downtown, is the longest running community theater in North Carolina
The Mt. Mitchell Golf Course affords us world class golfing just minutes away. Located off milepost 334 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by Golf Digest, and ranked among the state’s top 10 public courses.
Burnsville hosts the Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair (August), one of the largest of its kind in the Southeast.
From the time of the ancient Pisgah Indians to the English, Scottish and Irish peoples folks have found that as far as livability goes, there was no better place.
Yancey County stretches from the peaks of Mt. Mitchell to the Appalachian Trail, encompassing 313 square miles and containing the communities of Celo, Busick, Murchison, Pensacola, Micaville, Green Mountain, Day Brook, Bald Creek, Swiss, Ramseytown, Sioux, and Hamrick. The county has the lowest crime index rate in the state of North Carolina according to the NC Dept. of Justice.
In 2003, Congress designated this region as a “National Heritage Area,” recognizing the cultural and natural resources of the region that played a significant role in the history of the United States and the State of North Carolina.
Fiber Connectivity to the home, up to 1 gig.
Altec Inc. a strong work ethic in the local population and close to the interstate. GLEN RAVEN INC. the leading manufacturer in textiles. The fabric of the flag on the moon was made at this facility in Burnsville.
Carolina Hemlocks swimming. The South Toe originated in the pristine waters of Mt. Mitchell.
Crabtree Falls. This iconic destination is literally just up the road from this property. The 70ft falls is located at milepost 329.5 and is one of the most photogenic falls in the Blue Ridge Mountains.