Custom luxury log home nestled in a National Park-like setting. Perched on top of a mountain ridge, the home has long range views to enjoy from the spacious decks. Private setting is a short walk to our pristine trout stream. Gated community with few homes, so walking is perfect for watching wildlife. Six miles to the quaint village of Hot Springs and the infamous natural mineral springs for soaking in along Spring Creek and the French Broad River. The Appalachian Trail goes through Hot Springs and the ridgeline of the AT is part of the view from the home. Come and visit the Blue Ridge Mountains at their finest; turkey, bear, bobcat, deer, raccoon, hawks, eagles, and owls share the neighborhood. The area is famous for its hiking and water sports. Relax, enjoy nature, breathe the fresh air, sit by the mtn. stream, hike through the National Forest, fish the stream, raft the French Broad River, and rejuvenate in the mountains.
Hot Springs Area: Appalachian Trail, French Broad River, Blue Ridge Mountains, Natural hot springs for soaking in the out of doors, Big Laurel River trout stream, fishing, rafting, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, Max Patch on the AT, organic food tailgate markets, Appalachian arts and crafts, authentic Bluegrass music and music festivals, authentic Appalachia.
Bear River Lodge: Gated community with over a mile of private mountain stream. Rustic 'Lodge' clubhouse on the river with rocking chairs and firepit.
Asheville: The Biltmore House, the Blue Ridge Parkway, nightly music venues, scrumptious dining in locally owned restaurants, trails, waterfalls, and too much to mention.
Our Home: Custom 2400 sq. ft. log home nestled in an awe inspiring park like setting. King-sized bed in the master suite with a soaking tub built for 2. Queen beds in bedrooms 2 and 3. Extremely comfortable queen sized futon in the media room. Queen air mattress available for additional guests. Comfortable sofa in loft sleeps 1. Living room has 'lodge' decor, stone 'woodstove' fireplace, vaulted craftsman style ceilings, leather furniture and huge windows for bringing the mountains 'in'. Fully appointed kitchen with granite countertops, Jennair downdraft cooktop, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, and wall oven. Media room has flat screen TV with satellite dish, wet bar, private bath, and porch. Hardwood and ceramic tile floors throughout. Gas grill on spacious deck with furniture for outdoor dining. Wi-fi internet and home telephone with free coast to coast long distance.
Bear River Lodge: Home is a short stroll to our beautiful trout stream, which flows for over a mile through the neighborhood. Take a stroll on an easy to hike 2 lane and enjoy the beauty and sounds of the stream. The neighborhood is sparsely populated so feel free to hike or ride bikes 5 miles to the top of the development and enjoy the nature of the surroundings. If you hike quietly you are likely to see deer, turkey, racoons and even a bear or bobcat.