Beautiful Contemporary Home with Panoramic Views of Whiteside Mountain

644 Big Bear Pen Mountain RoadHighlandsNC28741
MLS# 88368
Bedrooms
3
Lot Size
.96 acres

$1,195,000

About the Property

A beautiful contemporary home well designed to optimize the panoramic view of Whiteside Mountain and the surrounding area. The east side of the home, which has large picture windows, takes in a full view of the mountains which can be seen from several rooms in the home including the livingroom, dining room, master bedroom and the screened porch. The kitchen opens to a breakfast area with skylights. This area also has a lovely family room with a fireplace and opens to a large stone patio – a great place for grilling or just relaxing. The master bedroom is large with another fireplace and built-in bookshelves and a large bath. The lower level boasts a large playroom plus the two car garage with dumb waiter to main level. Main level has carport for 2 cars.

Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3 Full/ 2 Half
Lot Size
.96 acres
Floors
2.5
Garages
2 car
  • Interior Features

    • Al Platt Designed Home
    • Breakfast Bar
    • Central Heating & Air
    • Central Vacuum
    • DIRECTV
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • Dumbwaiter from Garage Level to Second Floor
    • Eat In Kitchen
    • Encapsulated Earth Cellar
    • Exhaust Hood
    • Fireplaces
    • Formal Dining Room
    • Hardwood Floors
    • Jetted Tub
    • Mountain Views from Every Room
    • New Gas Logs in Living Room
    • Offered Mostly Furnished
    • Play Room
    • Surge Protector for the Entire Home
    • Walk In Closet
    • Washer
    • Wet Bar
    • Vaulted Ceilings
  • Exterior Features

    • Borders Mountain Stream
    • Carport (2 car)
    • Community Clubhouse
    • Community Croquet
    • Community Fitness Center
    • Community Golf
    • Community Pool
    • Community Tennis
    • Covered & Uncovered Decks
    • Full Generator
    • Garage ( 2 car)
    • Gated Community Access
    • Large Patio with Built In Grill
    • Lightning Rods
    • Panoramic Views of Whiteside Mountain
    • Year Around Mountain Views
    • Parking for Up to 12 Cars

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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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Judy Michaud
Thirty one years ago, Judy Michaud began her career in real estate in the sleepy hamlet of Highlands, North Carolina. She spent countless weeks, months and years honing her craft as one of the two top broker/agents in this bustling arena, working tir... Read more
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Mitzi Rauers
Having spent 20 years involved in the medical field as a respiratory therapist and owner of a successful respiratory equipment company, Mitzi sold her business in 2007. Armed with a lifetime affection for small town charm, she went off in search of h... Read more

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