Discover this Richard Sharp Smith masterpiece set amid 59 acres of distinguished estate grounds in the charming Village of Flat Rock, North Carolina. This landmark property is one of the most significant remaining Flat Rock estates. Embrook includes a total of 5 homes, handsome stone column entrance, level terrain, idyllic estate grounds, multiple lakes and pastures.
The Residence | The magnificent estate home was designed by renowned architect Richard Sharp Smith (1852 – 1924), the supervising architect of the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. After the Biltmore Estate project, Richard Sharp Smith went on to complete more than sixty other commissions in the area, including several more for George Vanderbilt and several in Hendersonville and Flat Rock. His Embrook masterpiece was constructed in 1903. This impressive home includes approximately 5600 square feet of living space with 5 bedrooms, 7 fireplaces and the distinctive English influence for which the architecture of Richard Sharp Smith is known.
The Property | The 59-acre estate features idyllic level to rolling acreage with multiple ponds/lakes, handsome stone columned entrance, five homes, four outbuildings, barn and pasture with established grass. The property has R-40 zoning. City water and sewer available. Embrook is a distinguished setting which is ideal for use as a private estate, low density development for an enclave of estate homes, or a private equestrian estate