180 Laurel Branch, Highlands, North Carolina NC28741
4 Bedrooms7 Total Baths 1.060 Acres
From the Highlands of Europe to Highlands North Carolina. Story Book Manor provides livable elegance that is casual yet timeless. Luminous and fresh, the manor is refined rustic, opulent, yet a casual home that celebrates the look of natural wood bathed in sunshine. Artfully done inlays scrolled from natures bounty. exuberant shapes in an understated scale create a livable resort feeling, suitable for a home with an unpretentious casual elegance. The light caramel latte color, with organic details naturally present in the wood. The home combines architectural details, with more rustic timber- frame elements, creating a Story Book Manor Home. It's reminiscent influences of a charming European Village,which provides a template to embellish in the imagination of your surroundings. The Home is surrounded by landscaped gardens, babbling brooks, meandering trails, and beautiful vistas. Enter the property through a pair of stone pillars and cross a boardwalk bridge that is elevated over the lush gardens below. Once inside, you find the native stone fireplace that soars over 20 feet from the floor to ceiling and the light streaming in through windows set high above the grand living room. The kitchen is outfitted with professional grade equipment and room for multiple cooks. On the main living level you will also find one of the two master suites that affords easy access to the kitchen and living areas. Ascend the grand staircase to the upper level library that looks over the great room you will also find the second master suite. This suite includes a large setting area and private covered balcony that affords a tremendous view over the property. Below the main level is the guest level complete with guest living room and another native stone fireplace. Something special awaits you in the terrace level where you will find a private Spa/Fitness area with large windows and and a sunken 5-6 person spa. Access the guest cottage and garage from the main level boardwalk.
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