SOLD! This idyllic equestrian estate on 6.7 acres in Beaverdam valley provides the convenience of a North Asheville location with the rare opportunity to keep your horses inside the city limits. The stunning main residence has been completely renovated with luxury amenities. The estate also includes a new architecturally designed carriage house with au pair apartment above the garage; 6-stall barn with tack room and trainer’s apartment; board-fenced pastures; and riding ring. Enjoy a pastoral setting with private views across your bold creek and meadows. Short sale; Sold as is.
Main Residence | Completely upgraded with new luxury amenities, this grand home offers both contemporary styling and a welcoming ambiance. Outside, notice the extensive stonework, lovely pergola, and loggia with stately columns and tongue and groove ceiling. Inside, the chic home features state-of-the-art appointments including a custom computerized lighting system; wide plank walnut flooring; 3 stone fireplaces; solid bronze hardware throughout; authentic Venetian plaster/wax treatments on walls; luxury baths with marble floors; and gourmet kitchen with brand new high end appliances.
Carriage House | This newly constructed freestanding, architecturally designed Carriage House provides full ground floor storage space and two-car garage space on the main level plus an au pair apartment on the upper level. In addition, the basement level includes storage space for lawn and garden equipment. The upstairs au pair apartment features new Mouser custom cabinetry, audio and video distribution and custom computerized lighting system. Thoughtful appointments include Rohl plumbing fixtures and solid bronze hardware. Notice the new mahogany exterior door and custom walnut stairwells with iron/walnut railings.
Foyer | The grand entry features solid mahogany exterior doors. In the hallway, the half bath boasts a hammered copper sink. The foyer introduces the design theme found throughout the main level of the home: wide plank walnut flooring, beamed ceilings and authentic Venetian plaster/wax treatments on the interior walls and ceilings.
Living Room | This handsome room provides a spacious environment with soaring beamed ceilings, an archway entrance to the formal dining area, a wood burning fireplace and massive windows. Idyllic views span the bold creek and fenced pastures beyond.
Gourmet Kitchen | Chefs will love this light-filled gourmet kitchen. Brand new appliances include twin Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezers, Thermador cooktop and range, custom hood system, Thermador heating cabinet, Sharp Microwave and a charming Rohl farmhouse sink. With walnut floors, Venetian plaster/wax wall treatments, recessed lighting, Mouser custom cabinetry and granite countertops, the kitchen and adjacent keeping room will quickly become the family’s favored gathering place.
Keeping Room | This expansive space opens up to the gourmet kitchen on one side and to private views of the estate grounds on the other. The room features beamed ceilings and a wood burning fireplace with completely re-crafted fireplace surround. The room also includes a handy breakfast nook set into bay windows.
Dining | The formal dining area boasts brand new wide plank walnut floors, large windows and a new chandelier. This room opens to the living room through a graceful archway.
Master Suite | Upstairs, the privacy of the master suite is maintained by entry through a cozy library nook. The expansive bedroom features soaring ceilings, a wall of Palladian windows, wood burning fireplace and spacious walk-in closets. The suite includes well-appointed His and Her baths connected by a walk-through marble shower. In these lavish baths, you’ll find a hammered copper sink, a new Mr. Steam steam shower, new Toto sinks and toilets, Rohl plumbing fixtures and a luxurious spa tub.
Guest Rooms | The main residence boasts four guest rooms. Three are located on the same level as the master bedroom. The fourth features private guest quarters with full bath, kitchenette and private entry.
Sun Room | This delightful spot brings the outdoors inside. With tall windows, stone floor, tongue and groove ceiling, recessed lighting and direct outside entry, this room will be a favorite year-round site for relaxation. From here, you can gaze out to the playhouse and over to your horses in the pasture.
Porches & Decks | From the front loggia to the side pergola and open back deck, this home is ideal for outdoor entertaining. Handsome iron railings, more than 2,400 square feet of flagstone and exquisite views offer the perfect setting for intimate family gatherings or festive occasions with guests and business associates.
Equestrian Facilities | This property offers the very rare opportunity to keep your horses inside the city limits of Asheville. The estate includes a barn with 6 stalls, tack room and trainer’s apartment plus level, board-fenced pastures and a riding ring. A wide entry road provides easy access to the barn and there’s plenty of parking for your horse trailer or van. Equestrians will also enjoy nearby equestrian venues including extensive riding trails on the Biltmore Estate in Asheville and public equestrian trail systems in Dupont State Forest and Pisgah National Forest. The WNC Agricultural Center, located just off of I-26, offers year round horse shows and horsemanship clinics.
The Estate Property | The estate property spans 6.7 acres with open meadows, shady woodlands and a rushing creek running beside the house. The main residence is positioned to capture private views across this elegant landscape. This countryside setting is truly a rare find inside the city limits of Asheville.