Located in the premier equestrian community of Bald Rock, this gorgeous rustic mountain lodge is a sublime spot for wiling away the seasons amidst cool temperatures and making lifelong memories with family and friends. In harmony with the natural surroundings, the great room features a massive stone fireplace, wood walls and beams, cathedral ceilings and an abundance of windows for natural light. The family chef will love the gourmet kitchen with its large center island, six-burner gas cooktop, double ovens and warming drawer. Outfitted with clear shades for inclement weather, a covered living porch adjacent to the dining room offers another comfortable space for casual meals and relaxing by the fire. A grilling deck is just outside.
The versatile floor plan has ample room for hosting guests of all ages. The main-floor master suite has its own fireplace and an inviting bath with a jetted tub and separate walk-in shower. The main, upper and lower levels each have a guest suite, with the last boasting exterior access. Extras include a full generator, stone fire pit, and bonus room over the garage with an open living area, two sets of bunk beds, a full bath and open deck. The property is beautifully landscaped and adjoins national forestlands. Furnishings are negotiable.
Perched on the 3,500 to 4,200 foot ridge line of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Bald Rock is a close knit, laid back community with frequent get-togethers, trail rides, BBQs and other activities. Amenities include an equestrian center, a party pavilion with kitchen, and trailheads leading directly into Panthertown Preserve, the beautiful 6,300-acre National Forest known as the "Yosemite of the East." Ownership also includes access to the Sapphire Valley Resort, with golf, tennis, indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, ski slope and zip lines, plus sparkling Fairfield Lake for canoeing, fishing, swimming, picnics and more.