An Equestrian's Dream - Stunning Home Just off the Blue Ridge Parkway!

Boone, Watauga County , North Carolina

uncovered arena • hay barn • fenced • 1 barn with 4 stalls

Property description

Stellar location and stunning home-an equestrian's dream property or anyone else's for that matter! Ever changing mountain vistas await from almost every room of this 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath mountain contemporary which adjoins and overlooks the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, minutes to Boone and Blowing Rock. Trail ride from your 10+ acres for miles or, if you are a runner, enjoy easy access to the Mountain to the Sea Trail from this property. The cedar and stone ridgetop home offers a wealth of amenties-spacious kitchen featuring Wolf range, dual convection ovens, granite countertops and cherry cabinets flows into great room with massive stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings and window walls to the views, an office (could be used as main level bedroom) featuring full bath and a delightful screened porch, upstairs loft with full bath, master suite on lower level with fireplace and spa-like bath, two additional bedrooms on lower level with full bath. Acreage includes 2.97 lush fenced pasture, 38X38' timber frame barn with tack, feed & bathroom and 175 X 75 professional riding arena, sauna house, and lovely woods to walk in. Extensive renovations since last purchase. A one of a kind treasure!


Home Features

  • #1 - Location, location, location! Blue Ridge Parkway view & border = protected & private
  • Miles to: Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show & Moses Cone 10.3, ASU 5.8, Boone 6.6, Skiing 8, Hospital 4.3, Fire Station 1
  • #2 - Views from all floors- a special, one-of-a-kind property!
  • #3 - Equine Property, from the property you can trail ride for 8 miles, seeing long range views, waterfalls etc. or hop on the mountains to Sea Trail for a run
  • Built in 1991
  • 3,947 heated sq feet, 334 sq ft basement, 181 sq ft sleeping porch
  • Wood/tile flooring
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Two stone fireplaces
  • Great room
  • Eat-in kitchen
  • Sleeping porch with panoramic view
  • Four bedrooms – upstairs has a 10’ x 9’ walk in closet
  • 4 baths, 1 half bath
  • Large heated basement/utility/storage room not included in square footage
  • Cedar/stone exterior
  • Cedar ceilings in great room, entryway & bathroom
  • Passive solar (can be 20 degrees outside on a sunny day its 72 inside without heat on)
  • Tested for energy efficiency-the house is tight
  • Double paned UV windows
  • Hunter Douglas blinds throughout
  • Endless hot water heater
  • Central air conditioning
  • Acid neutralizing & water softening systems
  • Security system
  • Walk in closets with build-ins
  • Balcony off great room
  • Electric/gas (propane)
  • Baseboard hot water radiant heat
  • Private well & septic
  • Standing seam commercial grade metal roof
  • Copper gutters & trim
  • Kitchen-wolf range
  • Fan/hood
  • Stainless appliances
  • Double convection ovens
  • Trash compacter
  • Granite countertops
  • Cherry cabinets with heavy duty pull out shelves
  • New dishwasher & garbage disposal
  • Mudroom-front load energy star washer and dryer, dog shower
  • Showers-glass/tile, 2 claw foot tubs
  • 2 car garage + 3 extra parking spaces
  • Security lights
  • Sauna house
  • Generator ready

Lot Features

  • 10.13 acres
  • Storage shed
  • Well house
  • Barn
  • Pasture
  • Riding arena
  • Winding stream with little falls
  • Fire pit
  • Front asphalt & back gravel wooded driveways*
  • Extensive trails right off property for riding-Jakes Mountain Rd, Boone Conservancy land & runners access to Mountains to Sea Trail
  • *Since the front driveway faces south, the asphalt absorbs the sun and does not require plowing more than 1 or 2 times every winter

Horse Facility Features

  • 10.13 acres includes 2.97 lush fenced pasture with solar electric
  • 175 x 75 professional riding arena (148 ton compacted stone dust base topped with 122 ton triples screened river sand) Aiken arena consultant
  • Extensive trails right off property for riding-Jakes Mountain Rd, Boone Conservancy land & runners access to Mountains to Sea Trail
  • Wood post & rail fencing (property was surveyed for fence line)
  • Two frost frees
  • Outdoor hot water wash bay with brushed concrete base
  • Tongue and groove ceiling with skylights over stalls
  • Finished doors
  • 2x10 oak boards used in stalls with track system for easy replacement
  • Dutch style emergency exit doors on each stall with overhang
  • Bathroom
  • Tack room
  • Feed room
  • Hay loft
  • 12 x 12 interior stalls with 2-3’ of drainage stone base & wood grid system to save on bedding
  • Shavings bay/4th stall area
  • Indoor wash area with hot water
  • Bathroom
  • Barn has its own filtration system
  • Brushed concrete floors
  • Utility closet which houses hot water heater
  • Breaker box has been treated with several coats of flame retardant
  • Galvalume steel no rust roof with sky lights
  • Custom steel work throughout (hinges, handles, Z straps)
  • Vapor tight lights throughout
  • All electric lines area encased in conduit for safety
  • Outdoor automatic spot lights both ends of barn & wash bay


  • 6 miles to schools
  • 90 miles to airports
  • 4.3 miles to hospitals
  • 6 miles to shopping

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613 Critcher Rd, Boone, Watauga County, North Carolina


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