Custom timber-frame home on 6+ acres in the NC Mountains. The unique design and the site on Big Ridge Mountain is a must see. Complete seclusion at the end of a private road approximately one half mile from Blue Ridge Parkway in southern Ashe County.
This custom home offers a magnificent view in Summer of a hardwood forest with an understory of Laurel, Rhododendron and Azaleas; in Winter you see the distant mountains. The Covered stone Entry features 2 arched view windows and double wrought-iron doors. The dramatic 10 x 22 Foyer features staircase to second floor, 8 high built-in bookcases, access to Powder Room and 8x15 timber-frame arch which leads to Great Room.
The 30 x 30 Great Room features a vaulted ceiling with 4 massive hammer-beam timber arches with iron truss work rising 26 feet to a 6 foot oculus. There is a large stone wood-burning fireplace with 30 Lennox BIS insert and outside loading wood storage cabinet. Wet Bar with granite top, sink, refrigerator and 60 bottle wine cabinet. Custom 8 high bookcases on two walls.
Chefs Kitchen features gas/electric Jenn-Air range with pot-filler, granite counter tops and center island with prep sink. Custom cabinetry w/desk and book shelves provide ample storage, walk-in pantry, dishwasher & double sink. Four large windows offer a view of Dining Porch & surrounding woodlands.
Octagonal Dining Room with vaulted ceiling is off Kitchen. This room features 5 arched 8 windows and 2 arched 8doors with access to covered Dining Porch and front and back Decks.
First-floor Master Suite accommodates king bed. Bath/Dressing area with one-piece cultural marble His & Her Sink , large 5x6 Walk-In Shower with seat, shower wand and rain head fixture. Double Walk-in Closet with shelving. Adjoining Laundry Room w/shelves & hanging space. Separate space for sitting area or office.
Also on the First Floor level (off the two car Garage) is Second Kitchen for canning-freezing w/pantry, five-burner gas stove with pot-filler, double sink under an arched leaded glass window and space for freezer and second refrigerator.
A 20x30 attached two Garage features double roll-up doors & extra wide vehicle parking , work-bench w/storage, utility sink with hot/cold water and wall storage shelves. Four leaded glass windows facing west offers year round light and warmth during the winter months.
Second Floor features one oversized Guest Room, accommodates king bed, full bath w/cultured marble tub, surround, sink and countertop, walk-in closet, activity space and 2 palladium windows, facing south and west. Third Bedroom w/window seat. Studio/office/entertainment area separates the two bedrooms for total privacy.
Oak hardwood floors throughout living areas & porcelain tile floors in Baths and Second Kitchen. Whole house A/C is provided by four-zone Trane EnergyStar heat pump. Private 600 well produces water at 12 gpm, no filter system required. Development roads maintained privately, $200 annual fee. The property includes a second detached two-car Garage w/workshop and 300 square foot one room apartment in back w/full bath and W/D hookup. It features Bedroom, Kitchen and Dining areas and walk-up stairs to Attic storage. Apartment has an outside private entrance off an 8 x 30 deck and separate septic system.
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Fleetwood, North Carolina 28626