351 Doc Searcy Road, Lake Lure, NC
$4,250,000 | SFR #4083572 | PRTFLO #4084416 | LAND #4084423
Perfectly set on +-223 acres with 4 quality houses, this exceptional property offers a rare opportunity for a turn-key Blue Ridge Mountains estate! Behind the entrance gate, the land offers absolute privacy with no restrictions.
Built in 2017, the main house features a one-level floor plan with luxurious finishes throughout. Across the breezeway, the guest house offers a fully remodeled 3/1 upstairs floor plan, basement workshop, and large wraparound deck. A quality brick ranch home with delightful entertaining spaces was fully renovated in 2021. Another charming farmhouse with period finishes and many updates overlooks the babbling creek. Three houses are offered furnished. 2 RV pads sit near the entrance with electric and water hookups.
Land features include two barns, bucolic pastures, multiple springs, fertile soils, plentiful wildlife, a quality mixed hardwood forest, old potato house, plus endless views from the upper ridgeline. This property is truly special, offering substantial value for a new owner to cherish and enjoy.
Contact Collin O’Berry or Brian Keefer of Altamont Property Group for more information.
This 223-acre property offers a unique and private setting with a spring-fed creek, exceptional privacy, and stunning views. Despite the unparalleled privacy, reliable cell service is available throughout the property. The land offers the security of two gates, one at the entrance and one past the front house, allowing for extra privacy. Near the brick ranch home, there is a fenced pasture with a feed shed that is currently used for cattle. A hard-bottomed stream crossing leads to the main house, and chimney ruins near the stream crossing were once used for making molasses by the original landowners. Extensive ATV and hiking trails wind throughout the acreage, and new storm water control ditches with rip rap have been installed along the property driveways. Fresh gravel has also been laid throughout the driveways.
There are two RV spots near the property entrance (no septic is serving these sites). A forest management plan is in place for tax strategies, and no logging has occurred by the seller or previous owner, or seemingly for some time before. A separate road access is available to the top of the property along Ridgecrest Drive, where there are exceptional views and multiple build sites overlooking the estate grounds.
Negotiable farm equipment includes a 5-ton dump trailer, Gator UTV, Pioneer UTV, tractor with bush hog and other attachments, chainsaws, weedwhackers, log splitter, 2x zero-turn riding mowers, brush cutters, tiller, air compressor, and various hand tools and equipment.
The estate’s beautifully designed and appointed main house is offered fully furnished and features fine finishes throughout. The home was designed by Don Duffy Architecture out of Charlotte and built by Biddle Enterprises out of Lake Lure.
The home has two HVAC systems, with a Bosch system covering the master suite and a Carrier system covering the remainder of the home. The front and interior doors are sourced from Sun Mountain Custom Doors, and the exterior doors and windows are sourced from Windsor Windows and Doors. The kitchen and master bath cabinets are sourced from Mountain Showcase in Hendersonville.
The kitchen features a Sub Zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, Wolf range with griddle, Wolf double ovens, Sub Zero wine refrigerator, oversized farmhouse sink, and a second sink in the kitchen island. The great room has a wormy chestnut fireplace mantle reclaimed from a barn in Rockwood, PA, and the screened porch has a fireplace mantle reclaimed from a barn built in Ohio in circa 1838.
The primary bathroom features dual sinks, a jetted steam shower, and custom cabinet storage. The oversized laundry room has ample storage, and the closet and pantry organization was designed by More Space Place in Asheville. Stone accents can be found throughout the interior and exterior of the home.
This home features a large screened patio with a fireplace and ceiling fan off the living room, as well as a breezeway connecting the main house and guest house. The home has cedar garage doors, an oversized 2-car garage, and a fully fenced yard. There is also a stone patio, a cooking patio off the kitchen, a spacious mud room off the garage entry, and an architectural shingle roof. Other features include a dog wash station off the laundry room, a propane log starter in the living room fireplace and patio fireplace, and an office nook in the central hallway. The home also has a sizable gun safe in the closet that will convey to the new owner.
The home is equipped with a 22kw Generac home generator, a Carrier heat pump, gutter guards, and an underground propane tank. An ADT security system is also in place for your security and peace of mind. The home shares an electric meter with 351 B House and has a well (shared with the guest house) with a UV filtration system.
The main house is offered fully furnished (excluding seller’s personal items, with specifics to be determined before an accepted contract).
A fully updated guest house is offered fully furnished (excluding seller’s personal items, with specifics to be determined before an accepted contract). The home features also quality finishes and fixtures throughout, including newer wood and windows with vinyl cladding exterior. Its renovation was completed by Biddle Enterprises out of Lake Lure at the same time the main house was built.
The home has a breezeway connecting it to the main house, exterior doors and windows from Windsor Windows and Doors, a freshly stained deck, gutter guards, a wood stove in the living room, a covered front porch, and a large back deck overlooking the rotate grounds. The deck has new railings with copper accents.
The home has 2 parking areas on either side, an American Standard heat pump, a Rheem 40 water heater, an infrared water treatment system, a shared electric meter with the main house, a portable generator hookup with a like-new 7000kw generator, a radiant heated floor in the bathroom, a Frigidaire appliance package (dishwasher, oven/range, microwave, refrigerator), an LG washer and dryer, and an ADT security system.
The unfinished lower level offers ample storage with a garage door to access the lower parking area. The home has a new septic system (installed in 2020) and a well (shared with the main house) with a UV filtration system.
White Brick Ranch House
The charming modern farmhouse guest house is offered fully furnished (excluding seller’s personal items, with specifics to be determined before an accepted contract). The home was completely renovated inside and out in 2021 and features a charming modern farmhouse design aesthetic.
The home has quartz countertops, a tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and a large kitchen island. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms upstairs, and a bonus room, rec room, full bathroom, laundry, and storage spaces downstairs. The home has a walk-out basement to the lower level parking and patio parking area.
All bathrooms have been fully renovated. The home has a new metal roof, new Lifeproof luxury vinyl flooring, a Carrier heat pump/furnace HVAC system, and 3x Mitsubishi mini-splits. The home has a spacious deck with cable railing, new retaining walls, a covered carport, and a buried propane tank. The home is also on a well with a UV filtration system.
This charming farmhouse is located in a beautiful creekside setting and has been updated with many new features, while still retaining its period charm. The main floor has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, with bonus room spaces. The upstairs offers a finished attic space for storage or bonus room use.
The home has many period finishes, including breadboard cabinets, original hardwoods, and tile flooring. There is a gas fireplace in the living room and an updated kitchen with a new refrigerator. The home has a covered rocking chair front porch and brick paver front patio.
The roof was replaced in 2020 and the home has new gutters with leaf guards. The home has a private well (shared with RV pads) and a wood siding. There is a large garden area with fertile soils along the creek, a block storage outbuilding, a 2-car carport, and an above-ground propane tank.
Two RV Sites
This property includes two RV sites with newer gravel. Each site has 100 amp RV panels (20/30/50). Water is fed from the front farmhouse well, and there is no septic system, but one could be installed if desired. The RV sites are located in a beautiful setting along the lower pastures near the property entrance. There is also the possibility to install more RV pads if desired.
One of two barns on the property, the equipment barn is approximately 22 feet wide and 28 feet long and located near the cemetery. It has a metal roof, a new poured concrete floor, and a stone foundation that has been newly pointed. The barn is fully lockable and secure.
Red Wooden Barn
The second of two barns on the property, this red wooden barn is located near the main house. It has a large loft and a drive-through configuration with stalls on both sides. It is approximately 40 feet wide and 30 feet long, with a stone foundation and dirt floors.
Potato/Root Cellar House
This two-story potato/root cellar house was built in 1934 and has a concrete floor. The structure measures approximately 15 feet by 20 feet.