A beautiful woodland setting in the heart of the North Carolina High Country inspired one Florida couple to create a summer getaway where they could gather with family and friends. The palate of rich primary colors intermixed with warm wood tones and rustic elements merge together to create a cozy, and inviting summer retreat.
Set between spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in one direction, and downtown Blowing Rock in the other, this bright and airy haven is the perfect getaway for a young Charleston family. The simple elegance of a warm neutral palate creates a welcoming atmosphere while keeping attention focused on the views. The blend of sophistication and comfort makes this home a perfect retreat for relaxing in the mountains.
Sitting on the edge of a wildlife preserve, this home is nestled atop the Blue Ridge mountains, Near the Blue Ridge Parkway, just outside Boone, NC on a property covered with natural waterfalls and hiking trails, a mountain paradise! The views are endless. Inside the home, Each room has the same spectacular view. Ceilings are adorned with textual and rustic reclaimed beams and T&G ceilings throughout. The floating Timber staircase was a feat to accomplish. Blue stone floors throughout the main floor with reclaimed hardwood floors above. The living room affords the entire family to relax and unwind with the nearby open kitchen and dining floor plan, chefs kitchen with two islands boasting subzero and red Hallman range. Floating above and connected by Additional reclaim timbres, there are two guest suites in the main house, each complete with trundle beds and large baths in each space. Outdoor Entertainment and eating spaces are phenomenal, outdoor fireplace and outdoor fire pit are on property so no one will ever want to leave this oasis. Garage apartment with Full Kitchen, living room and bath as well as a playhouse for the soon to be grandchildren.
Perched atop Beech Mountain North Carolina this mountain modern home was designed for Florida couple and their grown children. A haven for entertaining and comfortable family gatherings. Large focal fireplace inset with large scale copper tiles fill the two-story great room. The fireplace is flanked by a serving bar and an open kitchen. Anchoring the voluminous fireplace is a full-height copper accent wall defining the dining room. The spiral staircase flanked in stone, and the bridge above the great room all allow for a spectacular 180° view of the mountain range beyond. Natural elements and clean lines with pops of earthy tones and abstract paintings blend throughout the home.
Nestled in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this magnificent Gothic castle is a treasure trove of period antique furniture and architectural elements. Collected from a former castle, interior components feature fabulous finds such as a stained glass door dating to 1514, intricately carved oak paneling and fireplace, as well as many unique handmade doors.
A seasonal getaway and vacation home set high on a mountaintop in this scenic private golf community boasts a colorful palate and transitional interiors. The homeowners regional glass, ceramic and fine art collection are nestled into the home designed for this family and friends to relax and enjoy.
This mountain modern home was built for family gatherings and entertaining many friends. Clean lines of the home create a setting for natural elements and textures. Contrasts in materials create a striking visual dialogue.
“Folly” is defined as a costly ornamental building with no practical purpose. The Lazy Bear Folly Is an extension of a beautifully crafted piece of property and sculpture garden winding around and sitting atop a mountain with an incredible 360° view. Built as a party pavilion, the Folly boasts a large handmade 14’ Adirondack tables and a curved live edge bar with custom-made bronze light fixtures dripping in natural crystals, handpainted colorful bark walls, hidden doors, and twig thrones. The details always reflecting the humor of the homeowner. The interiors flow to the outdoor spaces and create the perfect place for gatherings and small parties.
A blend of the traditional with subtle rustic touches give this mountain home a classic and comfortable getaway. Family antiques, original art, and gorgeous fabrics create balance and harmony in this warm and inviting mountaintop cottage.
Built-in 1888 and recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, this charming Victorian home received a major makeover in 2014. By rethinking the small unused spaces, Margaret Handley created a home that functions in the 21st century. She created a space that is comfortable and inviting while paying a respectful nod the homes Victorian roots.
A modern mountain flair sets this sleek but rustic home apart from its neighbors. While maintaining a rustic quality, the clean lines, monochromatic palates and local art collection create a sophisticated retreat surrounded by rolling mountain vistas.
The impressive luxury home is eclectic in nature while retaining traditional mountain accents. The interiors were carefully selected to enhance and center around a regional art collection that is worthy of a small museum. Art is an integral part of the house which was carefully selected to compliment the sophisticated and comfortable interiors. The house is all about the art and color and overall, the effect is a combination of creativity and comfort.
Lazy Bear Lodge boasts a mix of South Western art, sculpture, museum quality Adirondack furnishings, hand-carved mesquite pieces, antique Black Forest cabinets, all blended into a unique rustic setting. Perched above the Linville Ridge Country Club and Golf Course, the Lazy Bear Lodge is a showcase of rustic living.