English Countryside Style House

429 Country Club Drive, Highlands, NC 28741
MLS# 82872
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Lot Size
.57 acres
$350,000

About the Property

This wonderful home was inspired after a trip to the English Countryside where the charming thatched roofed cottages are a tradition and evoke images of home and hearth. The cottage style illuminates the English genius for mixing practicality with beauty, fantasy and wit. An Englishman’s home may be his castle, but his dream is his cottage. Using only the highest quality building materials and being mindful of local materials, the re-purposed rich wood paneling in the living room and dining room was originally from a local cabin. The stone fireplace was designed and built by local Cherokee stone masons as was the stone work on the front and the exterior lamp posts on either side of the circular drive. This English Cottage home in prestigious Wildcat Cliffs Country Club is well built and ‘move in’ ready.. Live on the main campus of this private gated community – just a short golf cart ride to the club house. Fantastic views from the back porch of Whiteside Mountain and Cullasaja Club golf course.The main floor has two master bedroom suites both with double sinks and double closets. The lower level has two additional bedrooms and two baths along with a living room, deck and kitchenette area. The living room has vaulted ceilings accentuated with beams and a stone wood burning fireplace. There is a Golf cart storage area with it’s own private paved drive. Wildcat Cliffs Country Club has an active croquet facility with events such as ‘Wine and Wickets’ . The updated work out facility consists of banks of modern gym equipment each with a privately programmed televisions. The sauna, steam rooms and massage therapy take this facility to the spa level. Wildcat also features: a heated enclosed pool, tennis courts and personal trainer scheduling is available. Wildcat Cliffs County Club has membership requirements – please contact the Membership Director for information. Furnished w/ a few exclusions; price includes golf cart and furniture.

Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Lot Size
.57 acres
Floors
2
  • Interior Details

    • Basement
    • Carpet
    • Dining Room
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • Family Room/Great Room
    • Fitted Kitchen
    • Hardwood
    • Laundry Room
    • Living Room
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Stove
    • Trash Compactor
    • Washer
  • Exterior & Community Details

    • Community Activity Center
    • Clubhouse/Recreation Room
    • Community Fitness Center
    • Community Park
    • Community Playground
    • Community Tennis
    • Community Spa/Hot Tub
    • Community Swimming Pool
    • Community Water/Lake/River Access
    • Exercise Area
    • Gated Community
    • Golf Course View
    • Mountain VIew
    • On Site Exercise/Dance Instruction
    • Pets Allowed
    • Recreation Facilities
    • Security Features
    • Within 5 Miles from Fitness Center

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Highlands NC

A mere two hour drive from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia; Asheville, North Carolina; and Greenville, South Carolina is the idyllic mountain town known as Highlands, North Carolina. At a pristine elevation of over 4,000 feet, this quiet rustic mountain community is located at the southern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is surrounded by national Forest. It straddles the Eastern Continental Divide and still seems to the first time visitor like just a few steps from Heaven’s door.

This picture perfect mountain oasis, so reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting, had its humble beginning back in 1875, when as legend has it, two Kansas developers drew intersecting lines on a map from New York to New Orleans and from Chicago to Savannah. They theorized that the point where these lines met would one day be a great trade center and the hub of commerce. Fortunately, they missed their calculations by approximately 120 miles (Atlanta Georgia) and this rich and fertile mountain village was able to develop as a health and summer resort town on the highest plateau of the Southern Appalachian Mountains in Western North Carolina. The year round population of the Highlands area is about 4,500, but the summertime temperatures draw visitors from around the southeast who come to enjoy the cool days and brisk mountain evenings.

Unlike most resort towns, the majority of our summer visitors are also homeowners and the town has created a community of concerned citizens and cultural organizations with many diverse activities. This community atmosphere makes for an ideal relocation to Highlands. Within the four blocks of Main Street and adjacent streets that make up the center of town, Highlands is a delightful blend of country and city cultures. Rarely is it possible for such a small town to offer the array of services found in Highlands. Medical needs are met with a full-service hospital and a staff of general practitioners and specialists.

The cultural amenities include professional theatre, chamber music concerts, cabarets, art exhibits, galleries, a fine art center and other special events. A variety of educational classes and informative seminars are also available. Highlands gives you a range of choices and somehow manages to nurture your spirit at the same time.

For those who possess a more adventuresome spirit, nature is always calling and beckons you to spend time away from the harried cares of your world. Take a long walk or an invigorating hike to a nearby waterfall; go mountain biking or stroll the sidewalks of Main Street. There is championship golf, tennis, swimming, fly-fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and even whitewater rafting in the rivers nearby. Spring, summer, fall and winter each of the seasons offers its own unique set of outdoor adventures that attract residents and visitors alike to revel in the magnificent splendors of the mountains.

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Andrea Gabbard
A native of Saratoga, New York, Andrea has delighted in the warm personalities and warm weather of the South. She has often remarked, “I moved here as quickly as I could”. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, Andrea headed for the Sunshine State where she honed her skills as a master chef. From cooking in the Florida Governor’s Mansion to owning her own upscale restaurant in Tallahassee, Andrea’s days as a chef have provided her with true insight into kitchen layout and design. In 1999, Andrea and her husband, Keven,... Read more

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