Home of the Week: A Highlands, NC, Cottage
We say cottage because this 4,750-square-foot home has an unbelievably cozy feel. Set across nearly 3 acres, the home backs up to protected land, so your view will never change. Highlands is right down the road, so Old Edwards Inn and various restaurants are all right there at your finger tips.
Tucked away at roads end behind the gates of the prestigious Ravenel development, this home is a place where you can live in peace and quiet and still be right in town. Imagine hearing only birds and the sounds of nature. The house backs up to protected Land Trust wooded property and the Fodderstack mountains on US Forest land. It is a level easy walk to the community gazebo overlooking downtown Highlands. A few steps more and you are at the TOP of Sunset Rock. The house is attractively decorated with elegant simplicity and boasts over 4, 800 heated sq.ft. yet feels as comfortable as a cottage. Main floor living area is open concept with vaulted ceiling in living room, stacked stone wood burning fireplace. Master suite, laundry room, pantry, half bath and a screened porch with vaulted ceiling and an open deck are also on the main level. Lower level living area has a stacked stone gas fireplace, wet bar, its own full deck with guest suites at opposite sides. Large storage areas on this level lend themselves to home office and wine storage. Second lower level with a third living area and two more suites has a large workshop. This is a real opportunity to own a well built and meticulously maintained home in Ravenel for less than $3,000,000.