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High in the lush Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina at 3600 foot elevation on 40 acres of rolling hills sits an expansive, bucolic family complex with 360 degrees of spectacular panoramic views. This estate includes a luxurious 5,200 square foot family mansion with every amenity. Seven sets of 8 foot high French doors in the great room open onto a continuous 165 feet of wrap around deck. the deck is 10 feet wide with 15 foot high ceilings. The great room has a 26 foot high, exposed wood beam ceiling and is over 1,000 square feet. A massive stone fireplace rises the full 26' to the ceiling. Natural light flows in through huge Palladian windows onto gleaming hardwood flooring. The large gourmet kitchen has custom cabinetry, granite counter tops and is equipped with a Sub Zero side by side refrigerator and Viking stove, griddle and ovens. A 13 x 11 pantry adjoins the kitchen - all with spectacular views of the mountains! The master suite is located on the top floor for privacy and every room has 10 foot ceilings. The master suite is 1,050 square feet and also has 306 feet of balconies. Included in the master suite is a library, large walk-in closet, 2 balconies, master bath and a catwalk which overlooks the great room. The master bath has a very spacious seven foot square, imported tile double shower, private water closet with Bidet and walk in closet. This estate also includes five individual 1,400 square foot, two bedroom, 2 bath extended family cottages. Soaring 18 foot high ceilings with white pine tongue and groove ceilings and windows everywhere! A large stone fireplace and hearth with timber mantel, 100 gallon double Jacuzzi, double vanities, a fully equipped kitchen with imported Mexican Terra Cotta tile flooring, dining island, 30' covered front porch with glider and large walk-in closets. All interiors professionally designed and appointed with sumptuous lodge style furnishings. Each of these homes is fully equipped with everything a weekend or week long guest would need. Includes a four acre barnyard complex complete with a miniature pony and miniature donkey and two miniature mules and a goat. A 950 square foot barn with tack room, loft, electricity and running water also has a baby animal paddock. There are three fenced and gated pastures and graded roads with old fashioned street lamps that connect all of the facility. A 40,000 gallon Koi pond fed by an onsite spring is stocked with 200 Koi fish. A children┐s playground complete with climbing wall, swings, slides, basketball court and a 25 foot play fort. 35 acres of wooded forest with winding hiking trails and campfire and picnic sites. All underground utility wiring so no phone, electric or cable wires appear above ground. Two fresh spring wells produce all of the pure high quality water needed for the entire estate. Located in the upper Northwest corner of North Carolina - Boone, Blowing Rock and Valle Crucis where summer temperatures rarely reach above 70 degrees. The area offers great outdoor activities year round including hiking, golf, fly-fishing, white water rafting, rock climbing, skiing, snow boarding and tubing at the 4 largest ski resorts in the Southeast. Ice skating, gem mining, horseback riding, family amusement park and antiques, crafts and folk art abounds in the quaint local shops. This 40 acre, six home family estate, known as "Glowing Hearth" is a Dream Come True!
Lot Size: 40 acre
Type: Multi-Unit Residential for Sale
Floors: Two or More Stories
Square Feet: 5200 for main hme & 1400 for each guest house