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  • Price$5,500,000
  • Beds4
  • Baths
  • SQ. Feet6,938
  • Acres4.28
  • Built1993

224 Chestnut Trail, Banner Elk

An exceptional home even for Elk River. Priced below appraisal, this English country property feels like stepping onto a Scottish estate. Over 10,000 sq. ft. of tumbled pavers covers all areas accessible by vehicle including front courtyard, parking areas, circular drive, as well as, terraces and pathways that wind into the wooded area to the natural stream flowing through the lower edge of the property. The entire front elevation and much of the rear elevation is covered with hand-chiseled, full thickness natural stone veneer. Eight water features, (waterfalls and steams) are incorporated into various areas of the extensive landscape. One waterfall spills into a 4,000 gallon koi pond. The Foyer, Great Room, Dining Room, and Card Room walls are finished with raised-panel Honduran mahogany paneling and the floors are Brazilian cherry. American cherry paneling was used on vaulted ceilings and walls in the Master Suite. Heated water circulated from a high-efficiency propane boiler provides supplemental radiant heat in the Master Suite. Walls in the three guest bedrooms and baths on the second level are upholstered in elegant fabrics stretched over batting and trimmed with custom-made cording along all edges. The large kitchen features SubZero refrigerator, Dacor oven and cooktop with downdraft exhaust, GE Advantium speed cook oven, Asko dishwasher, island with granite tops on all counters. Twenty six stained glass windows designed and fabricated by a local artisan using traditional lead work incorporating handmade glass imported from central Europe.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #373849
  • Price$5,500,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms5.50
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths3
  • Square Footage6,938
  • Acres4.28
  • Year Built1993
  • TypeResidential
  • Style2 Story, Traditional
  • StatusActive


  • Garages2 Car Attached
  • ViewMountain View


  • ExteriorStone, Wood
  • Exterior FeaturesClubhouse, Golf Course, Landscaped, Pool-Community, Window-Insulated
  • Lot DescriptionSloping
  • RoofWood Shake
  • ConstructionSite Built

Additional Information

  • Date ListedMarch 3rd, 2016
  • ZoningR2

Community Information

  • Address224 Chestnut Trail
  • AreaOut Of Area
  • SubdivisionElk River Club
  • CityBanner Elk
  • CountyAVERY
  • Zip Code28604


  • HeatingFireplace, Forced Air, Propane
  • CoolingCeiling Fan, Central
  • # of Fireplaces3
  • FireplacesGas Logs, Great Room, Master Bedroom

School Information

  • ElementaryBANNER ELK
  • MiddleAVERY
  • HighAVERY

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