Nature escape! The Ultimate Stay-cation!
Perfect North Carolina getaway in the woods, at the top of a private road, a mere 10 minute drive to Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, and Durham. Ideal for families with children and adults who can work from home.
These difficult times present an opportunity to reconnect and strengthen the bonds that unite us with our family and what better place to do this than in this amazing home just off the beaten path.
Enjoy all the amenities of a luxurious mountain retreat with the excitement you may have experienced as a kid climbing up to your very own tree house.
Kids have acres and acres of low density forest ideal for safe exploration so you can work from home while the kids can get back to what kids used to do before Ipads and cell phones...
Play in and discover nature!
This is also the perfect time of year to enjoy the over-sized common area deck ideal to hang out, grill out, and reconnect with your spouse and kids.
Or retreat to the private bedroom deck on the other side of the house that overlooks 5000 acres of forest.
Stay on top of your work and the kids school work from one of the several home office spaces or library.
High speed internet, large TV in the spacious living room with floor to ceiling windows, inset bath tub in the master bedroom...
★★ Luxurious 4 bedroom 3 bathrooms, mountain home on 9 acres of woods that back up to 5000 acres of protected forest. THIS LISTING INCLUDES A NEWLY REFURBISHED INDEPENDENT 1500 SQ FEET ARTIST STUDIO LOCATED 150 YARDS AWAY FROM THE MAIN HOUSE. ★★ Less than 5 minutes to closest stores & 10 minutes to downtown Chapel Hill & UNC ★★ Fully equipped kitchen ★★ Large TV in living room with wood burning fireplace ★★ Library/study ★★ WiFi ★★ Keypad entry for self check-in ★★ HEOS sound system ★★ 2 car garage parking ★★ Giant second story sun deck with 11 ft umbrella, couches, dining table and chairs & gas grill... ★★ There is also a brand newly renovated 1500 sq feet studio 100 yards away from the main house (see photos), which has 4 meter high ceilings on 2nd floor, also surrounded by woods, and has its own deck and kitchen and bathroom.
This home has it all.
Perfect for retreats, yoga, parties, slumber parties. Can be rented individually or in addition to house.
This was the original home designed for the well-known English artist Robert Barnard, who was an honored member of the UNC faculty and his wife Linda. The large paintings in the living room dining room and main floor bedroom are all his.
The inside is beautifully decorated with some of Bob Barnard's paintings as well as hangings and artifacts from the Middle East & Asia.
The main bedroom, library/study, and laundry room are located on the ground floor. The main bedroom features pocket doors that allow for a pitch black sleeping environment.
The kitchen, living room, sundeck & 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are located on the second floor. The 2nd bedroom (small French themed) is located between the dining room and the main hallway; Pocket doors allow for a pitch black sleeping environment;
The 3rd bedroom is a large and bright room with it's own private sundeck with lounge chairs. The 4th bedroom is located on the third floor and enjoys the most privacy.
The fourth bedroom is located on the third floor.
This is the perfect getaway home for a family get together with the room for everyone to have their own private space. There are board games for those so inclined and extensive reading material in French and an English in the downstairs library. Sitting in the Herman Miller black chair at the desk in the library and looking out into the forest will stir anybody’s creative juices.
We want you to feel at home and just savor this little piece of mountain heaven as our family does when we are in residence. It is a special place.
Come and enjoy, to read, to write, to listen to your choice of music on a wonderful sound system, to hike on the miles of trails through our property and the Duke University Conservancy property or just to sit on the great deck and soak up the sun and have a glass of wine.
A brand new kitchen is fully equipped for a quick breakfast before setting out for a hike or a mountain bike ride on the miles of trails or for a gourmet dinner.
It has all new appliances and is fully equipped with a Krup Coffee maker, fresh beans, a coffee grinder, a selection of teas and condiments, honey jams,olive oils, flavored vinegar and snacks to be had on your arrival.
There are plush towels and spa soaps and shower gels in each bath for your pleasure.
The living room has a 65 inch Roku TV for all the family and an outstanding Sound system.
The house is located at the top of a 1/2 mile private gravel road and sits on 9 acres of woods that back up to 500 acres of protected forest less than 5 minutes to closest stores and 10 minutes to downtown Chapel Hill.
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