Secluded South Fork River Estate $1,495,000
It's a gathering house, made for family and friends to come together to cook, dine, drink, watch and listen to the South Fork River as it cascades over the rapids and flows by the home. The property includes a primary residence and guest cabin on 2.04 wooded acres along a beautiful stretch of the South Fork River. The guest house is on Airbnb as a vacation rental.
The home is a virtual tree house where every window frames a picture and every room has a deck so outdoors, sun or shade, is a door knob away.
What a magical spot. The landscape is mature with mighty oaks, giant boulders, redbud trees, Japanese maples, native plantings, forsythia, tall grasses, groomed pathways, river rock flowerbeds and a filtered Koi pond. There are dog kennels, a storage shed, potting shed and a 3 car garage with a built in workshop.
The home is 3,600 square foot and features redwood siding, tile roof, concrete driveway and a private well. An 8' X 14' Endless Pool is tucked in a shady spot just steps from the master bedroom and is beautifully blended into the natural landscape. A Jacuzzi hot tub overlooks the river and is a great place to relax under the stars.
There are 6 decks, each with a view of the river and a mountain panorama including Blossom Peak and Mount Dennison.
The home has an ideal vantage on the river. The river is close enough to be seen from the home and at the same time the home perched high enough to be safe from fast flowing waters.
The quality craftsmanship and attention to detail are evident throughout the home and grounds. The home was built in 1992 and has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. The cabin was built in 1988 and has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The home and cabin are move-in ready for your families enjoyment as another magnificent spring unfolds in the foothills of the Sierras.
The custom design includes extensive features for comfort and enjoyment. Large windows open the home to the beauty of the natural surroundings and bathe the home in light. The living room has a vaulted ceiling, a massive river rock wood burning fireplace with a redwood mantle, rock hearth and a built in wood storage box. The great room is a lovely spot to sit by the fire and look out upon the river and the snow capped mountains in the distance.
The rich wood interior, tasteful lighting and skylights give the home a warm glow. The great room includes a large open kitchen with an extensive list of extras to include a commercial Woof range, copper hood and sink, custom cabinetry, recessed lights, tile counters, a wine rack, built in vegetable bins and a center island with breakfast bar. The dining room features a wall of windows, a chandelier and French doors opening to the patios that wrap around the home.
Extra features include abundant storage, an elevator from the first level garage to the kitchen, a wine cellar, central heat and air conditioning, an alarm system and indoor laundry. A service wing off the kitchen has been a great space for his and her desks with a large window out to the river and French doors opening to a private deck
The master suite on the lower level has a private entrance and French doors that open to a private patio, the endless pool and river access. Special features include vaulted wood ceilings, a built-in window seat with a window opening to the gardens below. The custom stained glass window matches the bathroom window and the hand painted bathroom counter tiles.
The master bathroom features a walk in shower with a custom stained glass window, dual sinks and counters, walk in closets and a private bath.
The large 3rd level loft is party central!
This is where the home gets its name as the Gathering Spot for the family. The loft overlooks the great room and features massive vaulted ceilings, a large wet bar, vintage wood stove and a panorama of windows taking in the beauty of the South Fork.
A garden path leads to a lovely 1,200 square foot cabin in the woods. The cabin is listed on AirBnB offering a sweet business opportunity.
The cozy cabin features a large open patio, vaulted wood ceilings large windows, a wood stove, ceiling fans, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom.
Where in the world would you ever find a place like this?
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