This beautiful custom home has it all: LOCATION close to Linville Falls and the Blue Ridge Parkway; multiple decks & big windows to enjoy the LONG-RANGE views; MOUNTAIN STYLE with vaulted wooden ceilings, 2 stone fireplaces, handcrafted beams & iron stair railings; lovely landscaping; RECENT UPDATES, and meticulous maintenance. Downstairs, the large 3rd bedroom/ den (with its own fireplace) opens to a large covered patio, plus another multi-use room. A special bonus is the 2-CAR DETACHED GARAGE, with a partially finished upper floor (784 sq ft) for your OFFICE/ STUDIO or future living space. Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood (NO POA fees!), with easy access to Hwy 221 in all seasons, you'll be IN THE MIDST OF HIGH COUNTRY ACTIVITIES and attractions. In Linville Falls, you'll stroll at the riverside park, marvel at the 96' waterfalls, hike in awesome Linville Gorge, and visit NC's only caverns. Spruce Pine, a quaint little town known for its gem mines and artists' colonies, is 20 minutes south. Banner Elk & Beech Mountain are just 20 minutes north, offering ski slopes and winter sports, mountain biking in the summers, and fine restaurants & shopping in all seasons.Built in 1974 as a smaller chalet, this charming house was expanded in 2004 with a 400 /- sq ft open great room with a vaulted T&G ceiling, stone fireplace, and a wall of windows to bring in the big views. The present owners have carefully designed and taken excellent care of their home inside and out; it truly is move-in ready.