Sapphire, NC, USA
Sitting at just under 4,000 feet of elevation, this magnificent contemporary home boasts huge long-range views into South Carolina, up to 50 miles on a clear day. Dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows fill the rooms with natural light and create a seamless link to the incredible natural surroundings. Fine finishes, custom woodwork and stonework, thoughtful design elements and clean architectural lines throughout the home combine for a luxurious, modern feel.
The spacious four-bedroom floor plan has three levels, with a great room, kitchen, master suite, guest suite and den/library with bathroom on the main floor. The great room is very open and bright with high ceilings and a welcoming ambience - perfect for any occasion from an intimate dinner with friends to a rollicking celebration. The chef's kitchen is a dream come true with high-end stainless steel appliances, a big island and breakfast bar with seating, generous storage and gorgeous expanses of granite set against a backdrop of mountain vistas. The master bedroom has beautiful views as well, along with a sumptuous bathroom and a loft above that would make a great office or gym.
Cool temperatures, gentle breezes and sunshine can be enjoyed on the large decks; the covered portion has its own stone fireplace for chilly evenings. Ideal for guests of all ages, the lower level features a living area with fireplace, game room with wet bar, and two bedrooms with a connecting bathroom. The oversized two-car garage has direct entry to this floor; an elevator goes up to the main level.
The Crest is conveniently located near the restaurants, shopping and outdoor pursuits of Sapphire and Cashiers, with several country clubs nearby. Residents have access to the many amenities of the Sapphire Valley Resort, including two golf courses, tennis, indoor and outdoor swimming, fitness, walking and hiking trails, snow skiing and tubing, children's activities and horseback riding, as well as paddleboating and canoeing on picturesque Fairfield Lake.