Joined by the Nantahala National Forest, This Private Western Carolina Home Boast all the charm and spirit of a vintage Adriondack Lodge but comes with all the modern conveniences you are accustomed too. A large inviting great room with soaring reclaimed TIG ceilings, beautiful post and beams and an incredible handcrafted stone fireplace is the centerpiece around which life revolves in this home. Open to a spacious dining area and masterful high end designer kithen, life is always happening in this location. A large bank of glass French Doors topped with transom windows invites Family and Guest to the huge screened living area. One end of the home features a spacious master bedroom, large but artistically designed master bath and perfect spacious walk in closet. A second fireplace(gas log) is open to both Master Bedroom and bath. Above the Master suite the owners will find their own private office, with half bath. On the opposite end of this home are 2 main level guest ensuites and a special Grandkids bedroom on the second floor that sleeps a passle and is the place cousins will remember for a lifetime. The spirit of years gone by hangs like a heavy morning mist over this magnificent home. Vintage construction materials include antique doors(every door is unique with it's own story) centuries old reclaimed Heart of Pine floors from an old Chicago Spice factory, cast iron sink in large Laundary room, Heart of Pine foyer paneling from an old Ohio home and vintage beams from turn of the century Pennsylvania. Enjoy morning coffee from the rocking chair mountain views off the wrap around porch or play family games under the huge prow ceiling screen porch while listening to the tumbling waters of beautiful Shearer Creek as it cascades over several small waterfalls just below. This one of a kind home is situated on a secluded 45 acres with private creek frontage and access to the National Forest. Hiking trails, both on the property and in the USFS are abundant. One private trail leads to the private family chapel built on a knoll with a commanding view of the Tusquittee Valley hundreds of feet below. This Virtual Tour is great but nothing compares to stepping through the doors of this home into the lifestyle you have up until this moment only dreamed of. Priced at $1,290,000. Call today for your your private showing!