The Buck House Inn on Bald Mountain Creek

5860 Bald Mountain Road, Burnsville, North Carolina 28714
Innkeeper(s): Debbie and Sam Stebbins

Creekside Room

$139.00 / $159.00 night

The Creekside Room offers the best view of its namesake, Bald Mountain Creek. Cozy and romantic, it features a queen bed dressed in luxurious cream, white, and powder blue linens, and a chair for reading while curled up next to the gas fireplace. The creek can be heard when the windows are raised to allow in the cool mountain breeze. The views from the Creekside Room also include the historic general store, front lawn with pond, and the outdoor fire ring. Queen Bed; Sleeps 2

This room has a beautiful tiled shower area that may be heated, furnished with luxurious Turkish towels.

  • Queen bed
  • Sitting area
  • Fireplace with gas burning logs
  • View of creek, front lawn with pond, outdoor fire ring
  • Luxurious bed linens
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-Fi

Room Rate: $139 – $159


Hemlock Room

$149.00 / $169.00 night

The beautiful Hemlock Room features a king bed dressed in luxurious sage green and khaki linens, and a reading nook tucked between two windows with a comfortable chair and throw. The Hemlock Room is named for the 100-year-old stands of hemlock trees on either side of the Inn and along the banks of Bald Mountain Creek, some of which can be seen from the room. The room also overlooks the front lawn with trout pond, and offers a partial view of the small natural spring with remains of a stone bridge, which was a site for weddings in the early 1900s. King Bed; Sleeps 2.

The en suite bath features a beautiful large tiled shower with glass doors and a vanity that replicates an antique curio. The shower area may be heated for your comfort. Luxurious Turkish towels and spa robes await you.

  • King bed
  • Sitting area
  • View of hemlock trees, front lawn with trout pond, natural spring with stone bridge remains
  • Luxurious bed linens
  • Turkish towels
  • Spa robes
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-Fi

Room Rate: $149-$169.


Dreamdale Room and Suite

$159.00 / $219.00 night

Dreamdale Room

The romantic Dreamdale Room features a king bed dressed in luxurious white and powder teal linens, a functioning fireplace with gas burning logs, a generous sitting area, and a private bath.  The view from the double-window includes the old general store, one of several historic outbuildings on the property, and Bald Mountain Creek; which can be heard when the windows are raised to enjoy the cool mountain air.  Dreamdale was the name given to the home-site by its original owners, David and Pearl Buck.  Since Mr. Buck was a prominent businessman and member of the North Carolina General Assembly, this is the bedroom the Bucks would use to accommodate visiting dignitaries.King Bed – Sleeps 2

The Dreamdale bathroom is furnished with an oversized tub/shower combination and separate vanity areas.

  • King bed with luxurious linens
  • Sitting area with two oversized chairs
  • Fireplace with gas logs
  • View of creek, general store
  • Wi-Fi
  • Turkish Towels
  • Oversized tub/shower combination
  • Hairdryer
  • Spa robes

Room Rate: $159 – $179

Dreamdale Suite

The Dreamdale Suite combines the Dreamdale Room with a lovely adjoining second bedroom to create spacious accommodations for up to 4 guests.  The two twin, white wrought-iron beds and angled ceilings of the second bedroom evoke a cottage feel featuring a soft apple green, red and white decor. The sofa and chair in the sitting area offers the ideal reading spot overlooking the paddock of the adjacent Wolf Laurel Stables where horses are often seen grazing. (Please note this room is only available in conjunction with the Dreamdale Room.) King Bed; Two Twin Beds – Sleeps 3-4

  • All the amenities of the Dreamdale Room
  • Adjoining second bedroom with two twin beds
  • Second sitting area with sofa and chair
  • View of paddock
  • Shared bathroom with Dreamdale Room

Room Rate:  $199 – $219


Chestnut Room

$129.00 / $149.00 night

The Chestnut Room conveys a warm, rich atmosphere, as the walls, floor, and ceiling are the lovely original unpainted chestnut boards milled from the Buck property in 1904, the only bedroom with this feature. There is a queen-size cherry sleigh bed dressed in luxurious linens of cream, gold, and a touch of deep red. A lightweight matelasse coverlet is accompanied by a fluffy down comforter for those chilly summer nights when the temperature can dip into the low 50s. The views include the front lawn with pond, and a stand of hemlock trees. Queen Bed; Sleeps 2

The tile and glass shower area, furnished with Turkish towels, is modern and may be heated for your comfort.

  • Queen bed
  • View of front lawn with pond, hemlock trees
  • Luxurious bed linens
  • Turkish towels
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-Fi

Room Rate: $129-$149.

  • Policies


    3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Arrangements may be made with advance notice if

    an earlier or later check-in time is required.


    11:00 AM
    DEPOSIT: Reservations of 3 nights or less require a one-night deposit by check or
    credit card at the time of reservation. Reservations of 4 or more nights require a
    deposit of ½ the amount of the stay at the time of the reservation.


    We are a small inn and cancellations affect us greatly. Deposits
    are non-refundable for cancellations made within 72 hours of reservation. Same day
    cancellation or a non-arrival will be charged the full stay to the credit card used in
    the reservation. Cancellations made more than 72 hours before the reservation will
    be charged a $10.00 processing fee.


    Every reasonable effort will be made to meet special
    dietary needs. Special requests must be made at least one week prior to arrival.


    Well-behaved children ages 6 and older are welcome in the Dreamdale Room / Suite for an additional charge as shown in Rooms & Rates. If your party reserves all 4 rooms, children any age are welcome.


    We are not able to accommodate pets at this time. You may see Angel, our
    Golden Retriever, and Beau our mutt, on the property; however, they are not
    allowed in the common areas inside the Inn.


    Smoking is allowed in a designated outdoor area only.


    There is no cell phone reception at this time at the Inn. There is a telephone
    available for guests to make local and long distance calls at no charge. Please give
    the number to anyone that may need to reach you in case of emergency.