• Outdoorsman's Retreat in Pisgah National Forest SOLD

    Asheville, North Carolina
  • $900,000 US


A rare inholding in Pisgah National Forest, Dunn’s Creek Lodge is a one-of-a-kind outdoorsman’s paradise with views all the way to Looking Glass Rock. The retreat features 36 acres, 3 ponds, mountain streams and total privacy. The extraordinary lodge, built of natural stone, brick and locust logs, received a 2006 renovation designed by renowned Platt Architecture. Amenities include stone fireplaces, granite countertops and oak floors. With hiking/ATV trails and trout fishing plus hunting in the national forest, Dunn’s Creek Lodge is a classic upscale hunting/fishing retreat and family legacy property.

The Lodge | This quintessential mountain lodge has all the charm of a rustic hunting lodge fused with the upscale amenities of an architecturally-designed and finished luxury home. World renowned Platt Architecture of Brevard crafted the 2006 renovation of this lodge. The residence features a wealth of amenities from oak flooring, natural slate and granite countertops to tongue and groove paneling and two master suites, each with its own private deck.

The Property | With 36 richly wooded acres, 3 beautiful stocked ponds and 2 mountain streams, this extraordinary property is ideal for the outdoorsman. At night, listen to distant waterfalls while you gaze up to the lights at Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway. By day, enjoy trout fishing in Dunn’s Creek and Cathy’s Creek. Hiking, ATV trails and woodland campsites provide an adventure setting. For expanded exploration and hunting, thousands of acres of Pisgah National Forest lie right next door.

Outdoor Living | Numerous outdoor living venues make this lodge a dream for those who enjoy the allure of nature’s beauty. The decks and patios feature rustic hickory posts and railings and plenty of space for dining or entertaining amid phenomenal private mountain views. From here, you can see all the way to Looking Glass Rock, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah Inn.

The Barn | Perfect for ATVs, equipment storage or a handyman’s workshop, the cute barn located in convenient proximity to the house has electricity, a concrete floor on the main level, second loft level, a metal roof and easy driveway access.

The Approach | Entering this retreat property invokes that lofty feeling of getting away from it all. Turn off the U.S. Forest Service road onto your private drive. This wide gravel road meanders through forest and glade and passes by a beautiful pond. You’ll be surrounded by the spectacular and pristine wealth of nature as you approach your private mountain lodge.

The Location | Dunn’s Creek Lodge is a private inholding cradled in the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. The local area provides a full range of activities from the Cradle of Forestry and the Brevard Music Center to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Sliding Rock and the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education. Enjoy shopping and dining in downtown Brevard, only 16 miles away. The Asheville Regional Airport lies 29 miles away and the city of Asheville is 45 miles from the property.