A mountaintop masterpiece awaits in beloved High Country. Nestled on 279 acres of sprawling landscape, this gated estate presents breathtaking beauty upon arrival, as the rugged terrain and luxurious lodge are reminiscent of a Tuscan villa. The elegant interior is comprised of vaulted ceilings and large windows that flood the space with natural light. The gourmet kitchen welcomes the chef in the family, and 5 garage stalls offer abundant storage. Savor the awe-inspiring views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the deck, 1,800 feet in elevation. Recreational trails surround the property, and the open areas are ideal for an equestrian escape, mountain community or winery. With several state parks nearby and ski resorts just an hour away, the home offers easy access to ample amenities and lively atmosphere of a city scene with Charlotte or Winston-Salem just a short distance away. A one-of-a-kind property with limitless potential, this glorious getaway is your key to a private paradise.