Steeplechase Farm is graced by over 100 acres of pasture land, woodlands, creeks and mountain views. Although there is genuine rustic quality to the property and surrounding area, the home itself has all the modern commodities one would expect on a vacation. Feel at home in any of the 6 large bedrooms, all with their own private baths. All the rooms, including the 2 family/entertainment rooms, overlook the majestic Appalachian Mountains. Wrap around porches set with rocking chairs make sunset and sunrise magical while viewing the highest peak in the county. Abundant wildlife. Multiple fireplaces, large billiard table and magnificent kitchen and entertainment spaces make this home perfect for a family trip or large group of friends.
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LOCATION OF CHOICE: 'FRANKLIN IS FAST BECOMING A LOCATION OF CHOICE FOR THOSE SEEKING A RESPITE FROM THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF CITY LIVING.'
Steeplechase is ideally located and equipped for destination weddings and corporate retreats.
Within five minutes of a 5,000 ft. private airstrip with aviation fuel, courtesy car and rental cars available.
THINGS TO DO : WHITEWATER RAFTING---
Experience one of America's most popular whitewater runs with a day of fun on the NANTAHALA RIVER.
MOUNTAIN and OFF-ROAD BIKING---
Some of the best mountain biking trails in the world are found in Western North Carolina. The NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST offers many miles of scenic routes to mountain bikers. The Tsali trails feature 40 miles of nationally known, world class singletrack biking.
APPALACHIAN TRAIL - Franklin, NC is proud to be an Appalachian Trail Gateway Community.
THE BARTRAM TRAIL - In Franklin the Bartram Trail turns west and ascends the Nantahala Mountains to Wayah Bald, which, at 5,385 feet, is the highest point on the trail.The trail joins the Appalachian Trail briefly, then descends to Nantahala Lake.
Three major waterfalls grace our area - BRIDAL VEIL FALLS, DRY FALL and CULLASAJA FALLS.
FLYFISHING, WATER SKIING AND SNOW SKIING NEARBY
SCENIC DRIVES AND FESTIVALS: MOUNTAIN WATERS SCENIC BYWAY --- 61-mile route winds through some of the most spectacular country in the Nantahala National Forest, including waterfalls, a roaring whitewater river, and tremendous mountaintop views.
NANTAHALA BYWAY - Travelers can explore the gorge itself, the GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, FONTANA LAKE, and the CHEROKEE INDIAN RESERVATION.
BLUERIDGE PARKWAY --- stop for a picnic, take a hike, or just take in some of the most incredible mountain views you'll find anywhere.
FESTIVALS: April Fool's Trail Days, Taste of Scotland, Franklin Folk Festival, PumpkinFest, Winter Wonderland