Looking for your dream retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains? This gorgeous 4269-square-foot furnished home, with 5 bedrooms and 6.5 full baths, has been lovingly crafted in meticulous detail by its engineer/owner.
The 1.75-acre property sits on the banks of the mighty South Fork of the New River, so you can enjoy the very best of Ashe County’s famed outdoors. One-hundred-and-sixty-one feet of frontage allows you to take advantage of riverfront living activities such as fishing, canoeing, tubing, and kayaking. And there’s more! This property also features a sizeable part an island, where the shallow water is perfect for wading and young children to swim about. Other unique features abound: a charming gazebo with swing seats surrounding a fire pit and a serene picnic area at the riverside.
The house itself is both stately and rustic with a quintessential wrap-around deck that features both covered and open space for breathtaking mountain views. This large deck is perfect for entertaining as well as for private moments, with its multiple seating areas, a gas fire pit, and an impressive stone fireplace.
Once inside the spacious foyer makes an impression with its warm and inviting oak hardwood floors, pine walls and barnwood accents.
The foyer leads to the 1600-square-foot GREAT room featuring a knotty pine-vaulted ceiling. The five-French doors and large windows to showcase the mountain and river views. . There is a gorgeous raised hearth fireplace with an 8-foot black walnut mantle, carefully chosen by the owner at a local wood shop. Plenty of seating arrangements create different nooks and conversation areas such as by the fireplace or close to the windows to soak up the views.
Moving on to the luxurious and very workable kitchen area, there are chiseled granite counter tops, stainless appliances, a large pantry and custom cherry cabinetry, sure to please any home chef. The beautiful bar area is also unique, framed by old timbers and featuring a wine chiller, beverage cooler, prep sink and storage cabinets.. There is plenty of work space for multiple cooks, and a large pantry. The open design means the cook can enjoy conversation with family and friends while preparing meals.
When the holidays roll around, invite a crowd for dinner to gather around the handcrafted table in the dining area which accommodates 15 people. A large powder room is conveniently located near the great room for your guests and features granite counter top with 2 stone-raised bowl sinks.
Next up, each of the six bedrooms has been carefully thought out and featured its own theme.
The Moose bedroom has a wood stove mounted on a large piece of local granite and a private bath with a large walk-in shower, double natural stone raised bowl sinks on hand-chiseled granite as well as a private patio.
The Horse Bedroom features 14-foot ceilings, beautiful barnwood, and two extra-long timber beds.
The Bear Room, Deer Room, Fox Room and Buffalo Room all carry out the shared them of the others, with heat and air units, private baths, Beautyrest plush mattresses, and of course, their own blend of rustic and luxury features.
Heading down to the basement level, more special features await: an underground wine cellar with a stone wall, red oak flooring and wine rack which accommodates several hundred bottles of wine. A handcrafted cherry table and two stools create a quaint space to share a bottle.
And there’s more: an unfinished walk-out basement offers unlimited possibilities. Finish if you need additional living space, or use for a workshop and/or storage.
This rare gem of a property with its many unique details offers luxury Ashe County mountain living at its finest!See More Of This Sprawling Riverfront Retreat