Walnut Grove | Bespoke 30 Acre Estate
Seldom will you come across a legacy estate with such bespoke detail, offered publicly. Pure enchantment envelopes Walnut Grove. The sound of meandering creeks echo throughout the 30 acre grounds. Located in the Highlands region of the NC Mountains, Walnut Grove is tucked away near Highlands & Franklin. Easy two hour drive from ATL. Offering every amenity to keep you in total relaxation. A gracious home with all modern conveniences.. sunroom with koi pond, stunning large dining room, craft room, office, spacious bedroom suites, heated floors, indoor pool, steam room, wine cellar, and spiral staircase that leads to an observation tower. You'll soon be lured outside to enjoy many terraces, porches and nooks to curl up with a book. Natural oasis awaits with pool, spa, waterfall, pool house, outdoor kitchen and fireplace, hammock enclave over the creek and absolutely stunning secret garden, add to the allure. A chicken coup, pasture, barn guest house, impeccable studio, detached 3 car garage and majestic pond round out this dreamy mountain home.
Nestled among the majestic Smoky Mountains in Macon County, NC. Walnut Grove is a unique and secluded retreat for the discerning individual who desires the privacy of an upscale mountain home yet proximity to business and social life of Atlanta. Situated just 12 miles outside of Franklin and 12 miles from Highlands. This home provides easy access to various recreational activities.
Walnut Grove is located near the end of a lovely meandering country lane with an elevation of approx 2500 feet, laying at the foot of soaring mountain ridges that climb to over 4,000 feet. As you pass through the gates, under a canopy of black walnut, ash and dogwood trees, there are three timber bridges crossing creeks and fern beds leading to the house and trout pond. A Bavarian style covered bridge opens into dense woods. The home is built on the granite mountainside atop Tennessee dry stacked stone foundations, overlooking a rushing stream and a pond. The pond is brimming with brook, rainbow, and golden trout. Enveloping the home and grounds, are beautiful flora that make this area so appealing. Mountain laurel, rhododendron, dogwoods, azaleas, irilliums and black eyed susans are just a few of the wonderful array of wildflowers that can be seen from the porch and windows of Walnut Grove.