May 21, 2018

Stonecroft

MLS# 205513 • $5,750,000 • 3,429 sqft • 115.88 Acres


Experience a lifestyle that includes 116 acres of pristine forest, open fields, rolling terrain, streams, private hiking trails & restored 1930s English Cotswold stone home. Stonecroft is one of the largest privately owned properties between the desirable Blowing Rock, Linville & Grandfather communities. This mountain estate includes breathtaking views of Grandfather Mountain, Calloway Peak, Blue Ridge Parkway & Pisgah National Forest.

Video of Stonecroft Estate in Blowing Rock, NC

 

The main home retains original character, but updated for modern living. Kitchen level features Viking appliances, open dining, dining porch, & patio. The main floor includes large living room with stone fireplace, library, 2 bedrooms, a full bathroom & expansive covered porch with vast 90 mile views. Upper level has 2 bedroom, sitting room, a full bathroom & studio. 3rd floor features master with en-suite bath, ample closets & sitting area. Restored caretaker’s cabin is guest house or income-producing property. Adjacent to private conservation land, this property qualifies for conservation easements & agricultural tax credits.

Originally completed in 1930, the charming main home is constructed of Grandfather Mountain stone and chestnut wood framing originally harvested from the property.

The Guest House at Stonecroft

Quaint chestnut wood cabin was original caretaker’s home and now serves as an ideal guest house or income-producing residence. Property includes a late 1800’s un-restored historical home owned by former Congressman Charles Rapport Jonas and was frequented by former President Herbert Hoover. Infrastructure features beautiful rhododendron and mountain laurel-lined driveways, stacked stone walls and wide walking paths built by Civilian Conservation Corps members in the 1930’s and all still maintained in pristine condition.

Property Features:

 Stonecroft is an exceptional property with only two family owners since originally
completed in 1930.

 Once-in-a-lifetime ownership opportunity for a property that offers privacy and
protection from future encroachment and development.

 With 116 acres of pristine forest, open fields and gently rolling terrain, it is one of the
largest privately owned parcels of land located between desirable Blowing Rock, Linville
and Grandfather communities.

Spectacular views including Grandfather Mountain, Calloway Peak, Blue Ridge Parkway
and Pisgah National Forest and a 90 mile view to the Charlotte skyline.

 Stonecroft is an original, refined 1930’s Grandfather Mountain stone home that
retains its original charm but has been fully updated and renovated with modern
amenities and conveniences.

 Mature original landscape plan includes a unique combination of gentle rolling land,
rhododendron-lined walking paths, open fields, forest, creeks and streams, over three
miles of private hiking trails, exposed rock walls for climbing and repelling, geologically
diverse materials, historical out buildings, restored chestnut wood barn, restored chestnut
wood cabin and outdoor farm table with seating for 30 guests.

 Fully restored rustic & charming cabin offers ideal guest house or caretaker’s residence.

 Abundant wildlife.

 Peaceful, private. Epitome of serenity and tranquility!

 Located adjacent to private conservation land and near state and federal owned
unspoiled forest land.

 Property qualifies for conservation easement tax benefit.

 Property qualifies for agricultural use for property tax benefit.

 Field provides ample room for helicopter take off and landing.

 Year-round access, Highway 221 is maintained for snow and ice removal.

More Noteworthy Features

  Lower level – English kitchen with restored original cabinetry and modern appliances
with full open views into the large dining room that perfectly accommodates family meals
and entertaining for up to 14 guests for larger gatherings or social occasions. Summer
porch of chestnut logs and Grandfather Mountain stone seats up to 14 guests for spring,
summer and fall al fresco dining. Kitchen-adjacent exterior stone patio with gas grill offers
more intimate outside dining, socializing and relaxation options with incredible nature
views. Laundry room with washer, dryer, utility sink, storage and second refrigerator.
Mechanical room with abundant storage. Private outdoor shower with mountain views.

Main level – Two bedrooms. One full bath. Large living room with mountain views and
stone fireplace. Living room adjacent covered porch with unobstructed views of nature
and 90 mile mountain vista views. Reading room/library/media room.

 Second level – Two bedrooms. One full bath. Sitting room. Home office, nursery or artist
studio. Linen closet. Walk in attic storage.

 Third level – Private Master Bedroom suite with en-suite master bath with double vanities
and glass enclosed walk in shower.

 Stonecroft easily accommodates multi-generational families with parents in the Master Suite,
children on the second level, grandparents on the ground level main floor.

Stonecroft Stone Cottage

This property is listed by  

The Area’s MOST Productive Real Estate Team for 2016 & 2017!

 

Would you like to learn more about Stonecroft?

Please fill out the form below or call Team Vincent directly!

Office: 828-295-0700   •    Jay: 828-265-6141   •   Chad: 828-268-1986 

You may also download the property brochure by clicking here!

 

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