Burnsville, NC 28714
Experience the tranquil mountain life of this 12-acre private retreat. Perfectly situated for optimum long range views, this home is designed to capture every vantage of the Roan Highlands and Pisgah National Forest. Indigenous materials are used throughout. Expansive windows reflect the natural light that gleams on native species cherry floors. Striking stacked stone fireplace creates natural divide for intimate dining and anchors the massive living room with its oversized bay window and vaulted paneled ceiling. Mudroom provides alternative entrance off large front porch. Connecting gallery gives passage to the two large master suites - both open onto wrap-around covered porch. Upper loft ideal for studio, office, or additional bedroom. Mediate in the yoga studio. Relax with 20 friends in the media lounge. The 572 square foot, four-bed, Swiss bunk house above the garage offers the perfect guest retreat. Hear the rush of the head waters of Ayles Creek, listen to the birds singing, and toast the seasons, as you enjoy your Manhattan or craft brew from 1500 square feet of covered outdoor porches. Three landscaped acres lead you through 1.5 miles of walking trails, on site, and connect with an additional 3.5 miles of carved trails and two pocket parks, before ever leaving the community gates. 100% net sale proceeds to fund The Nature Conservancy's ongoing efforts to protect NC's diverse ecology.