Welcome to this 81-acre farm estate with custom 5 bedroom, 6 ½ bath home with contemporary accents perfectly married to rustic details. Appreciate the endless amenities of your own self-sufficient retreat while enjoying high speed internet and a five-minute drive to Floyd- a vibrant small town with 1 stoplight (in the whole county,even!), and no zoning or deed restrictions that is nestled in the center of the Floyd plateau in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Extensive farm infrastructure, large pond, shop building, horse barn, guest cottage, forest trails, and long-range mountain views form a functional and idyllic modern homeplace. The home boasts a serene and expertly designed chef's kitchen with Wolf brand gas stove with center grill and double ovens. The double-door SubZero refrigerator provides refreshing, ice cold well water along with spacious, very well-lit food storage. Share cooking chores on the expanse of beautiful granite countertops set against a wall of windows overlooking pasture, forest, and pond. Simple open shelving allows for storage of special display items while the custom base cabinetry meets a multitude of storage requirements. An unexpectedly large walk-in pantry provides yet more kitchen storage. Dining room with wood stove opens to tiled deck with cable rails for unobstructed views.
Main level master suite has walk-in closet, bathroom with dual sinks and tiled shower, and wide plank pine flooring with brightly painted shiplap for a sunlit and airy feel. Or, make use of the terrace-level master suite with well thought out bath and WICs, seating area flooded with natural light, gas log fireplace, and access to private patio. The home has 3 additional spacious bedrooms, each with its own WIC and attached bath. An oversized laundry with custom cabinets and gift-wrapping area will make holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries a breeze. A library with custom built oak shelving, wet bar, fireplace, and patio access compliment the terrace level along with a top-notch canning kitchen with a full suite of appliances and extensive dry and cold storage, allowing the terrace level to function as separate quarters form the rest of the home if needed.
The rolling 81.85 acres +/- affords a wide variety of uses but was prudently designed and currently operates as a horse and cattle farm. A 9-stall horse barn with plenty of natural light, wash stall with hot and cold water, large tack room/office area, and convenient full bath has an additional covered are a perfect for tractor storage or cooling your horse down after a brisk morning trail ride. Fenced and cross-fenced paddocks have driving lanes between, multiple run-in sheds, and livestock water fountains. Never leave equipment in the rain with a 10-bay shed to store it all. Horse trails and established roads wind throughout every part of the farm and equestrian features include 2 outdoor riding rings.
Options abound within the massive 32' x 90' metal shop building with concrete floor and clear span steel beam construction naturally lit from skylights. Perfect for custom fitness studio, car enthusiast's dream garage, or boat building workshop – the list goes on! With no county zoning or deeded restrictions, commercial uses are permitted for the shop building and the entire farm.
Fish all day on the large, 2.2 acre pond stocked with bass, crappie, and catfish or enjoy the simple pleasure of paddle boarding or picnicking on the dock. Hike along the spring-fed creek, through lush hemlock and rhododendron groves, native hardwood timber stands, and open, shady rows of mature pines.
A private guest cottage tucked away at the back of the farm gives extra room for guests with its open floorplan, full bath and kitchen. Charm abounds with vintage clawfoot tub and woodstove for supplemental or emergency heat.
Contact agent for a link to this property's custom website with more exterior pictures, interior pictures and floor plans.
Prepper ready, the home has redundant heating and cooling options with self-sufficiency in mind. Systems include solar heat and hot water, whole-house boiler fueled by wood, oil, or coal, and propane heat backup all connected to a comfortable radiant floor heat system. A whole-house generator stands ready as backup when needed, though the farm is on a reliable power grid. All mechanical systems detailed in a separate document available upon request.
Fenced or Gated
Barn, Fenced Pasture, Marketable Timber, Pasture
Creek, Spring, Stream or Pond, Well
Grid Connected, Public Electric - Back up Generator, Solar
Cell, Internet, Phone, Satellite
Year Round Road