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861 Long Branch Rd

Rising Fawn, GA 30738
  • $2,885,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 136 Days
  • MLS #: 1347819
UPDATED: 76 min ago
$2,885,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 11.02
    ACRES
  • 5
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 6,307
    SQFT
  • $457
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
2016
County:
Area:

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Middle School:
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Description

It's a rare occurrence to find a home that exceeds expectations on all fronts: the landscape, views, privacy, design, and quality. 861 Long Branch Road is exactly such a property and to adequately portray it in a few paragraphs is impossible. This English-estate style home is situated on just over 11 acres that are largely cleared and inclusive of a private, 2.5 acre fenced pasture with moveable paddocks, a 30-foot diameter round pen, a vegetable, herb, and flower garden, outdoor firepits, a pond, and multiple trailheads. This 5 Bedroom, 5 Bath home is the realization of a dream by the owners to experience living not only next to nature, but within nature. 861 Long Branch Road sits on the largest lot at the very back of Long Branch Preserve, a location within Long Branch that providespremium privacy and uninterrupted views of the surrounding wilderness and starlit night sky. With over 12,000 total square feet of space, this estate's 6,300+ finished space and 6,000+ unfinished include extensive covered and uncovered porches; an unfinished basement that currently provides for storage (could easily serve as a wine cellar) and a safe room; a three car garage connected to the home by a covered breezeway. Above the garage is an entire floor for additional storage, which can be finished easily, if desired. The unfinished spaces provide a multitude of uses, storage, and recreational opportunities. The homeowners were purposeful in their decision to be in Long Branch Preserve, Chattanooga's only Farm + Forest community that provides for the preservation of over 300 acres of forest adjacent to Lula Lake Land Trust. The surrounding forest is protected in all directions. The amenities of Long Branch are extensive: 12 miles of private trails; two lakes; 12 acres of fenced pasture; a riding ring; equestrian barn (with apartment); community treehouse (and rope swing); community orchard and garden; and a village green - ideal for weddings, birthday parties, picnics, or a game of kickball. This private, gated community is also limited to only 20 homes and has been a draw for physicians, designers, artists, equestrians, and nature lovers in general. A Cloudland Connector Trailhead is adjacent to Long Branch providing for the more serious trail runners and mountain bikers to have endless opportunities for adventure. Timelessness may be a quality difficult to define, but we know it when we see it. It not only provides a sense of nostalgia, warmth, and integrity, but timelessness provides immunity to the changes and evolutions of trends. When you step into this timeless estate, you feel all those emotions and more - you feel "at home." Few homes have such power to evoke emotions that both stir the soul and bring serenity, but this home is exceptional. It is remarkable, perhaps, due to the collaboration of the homeowners, the architect, and the artisans - carpenters, blacksmith, and masons. This home would easily fall into the category of an heirloom house as the materials meticulously chosen are those that are ageless and over time, do not wane in their appeal. On the exterior is Siberian Larch siding and local fieldstone, which was meticulously chiseled and fitted for 18 months of construction. This stone was intentionally chosen to blend into the natural landscape and minimize maintenance. The copper gutters were also chosen due to their nature to patina over time. On the interior, similar natural materials were employed giving the home a sense of rustic elegance. Wide-plank white oak covers the floors, walls, and ceilings of the main living areas. Crown, base moldings, solid wood doors and beams are all-natural white oak. A massive fieldstone hearth with large hand-hewn, timber mantel houses a wood-burning fireplace opposite a wall of custom bookshelves with ladder and rail system in the grand Great Room. A local artisan created a one-of-a-kind hammered-iron railing along the front porch, interior stairs, and loft. Probably the most impressive feature of this entire home is one that we prefer not to see. It's the vehicle for what we inherently love about a home - natural sunlight. The abundance of premium Anderson windows throughout this home was purposeful because light has an incalculable effect on our moods far above any material that we can place inside a home. Here, the windows do two things - allows the sunlight to pour in creating warmth and allows for viewing the surrounding natural landscape. This home is not "overdone," which can be a common mistake in many luxury homes. The fewer materials used, the more serene, comfortable, and quiet a space becomes. Form and function also lend to a home that is as beautiful as it is livable. The floor plan of this home is not only thoughtful and well-designed, you can feel nature's influence and pull throughout. The peace and tranquility are palpable. As you enter the heavy, wood front doors into the entry Foyer, your eyes are immediately drawn to the window-filled wall directly ahead that showcases the forest behind. The entry Foyer was designed to not be separate, but a part of the Great Room for an immediate feeling of arrival within this grand and soulful home. Finishes throughout this home are impressive and high-end in keeping with the integrity of an heirloom home. Marble, quartzite, quartz, and soapstone were selected for their inherent qualities that complemented the tranquil, but luxury design vision. Wolf and Sub Zero appliances include a 48" gas 6 burner + griddle cooktop, three wall ovens, warming drawer, ice maker, beverage center and built-in refrigerator and freezer. An integrated KitchenAid dishwasher is hidden behind a matching cabinetry panel. Faucets throughout are Grohe, plumbing fixtures and sinks are Kohler or better. Heated bath floors were included in both the main level and upper-level Master Suites. All closets have custom shelving built by the cabinet maker. Smart Homes features include sound, automation, cameras, and touch pads. T

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861 Long Branch Rd Rising Fawn, GA 30738

  • Price: $2,885,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 136 Days
  • Updated: 76 min ago
  • MLS #: 1347819
5
Beds
5
Baths
0
½ Baths
11.02
Acres
6,307
SQFT
$457
$/SQFT
2016
Built
Neighborhood:
Long Branch
County:
Walker
Area:
Rising Fawn
Elementary School:
Fairyland Elementary School
Middle School:
Chattanooga Valley Middle
High School:
Ridgeland High School
Property Description
It's a rare occurrence to find a home that exceeds expectations on all fronts: the landscape, views, privacy, design, and quality. 861 Long Branch Road is exactly such a property and to adequately portray it in a few paragraphs is impossible. This English-estate style home is situated on just over 11 acres that are largely cleared and inclusive of a private, 2.5 acre fenced pasture with moveable paddocks, a 30-foot diameter round pen, a vegetable, herb, and flower garden, outdoor firepits, a pond, and multiple trailheads. This 5 Bedroom, 5 Bath home is the realization of a dream by the owners to experience living not only next to nature, but within nature. 861 Long Branch Road sits on the largest lot at the very back of Long Branch Preserve, a location within Long Branch that providespremium privacy and uninterrupted views of the surrounding wilderness and starlit night sky. With over 12,000 total square feet of space, this estate's 6,300+ finished space and 6,000+ unfinished include extensive covered and uncovered porches; an unfinished basement that currently provides for storage (could easily serve as a wine cellar) and a safe room; a three car garage connected to the home by a covered breezeway. Above the garage is an entire floor for additional storage, which can be finished easily, if desired. The unfinished spaces provide a multitude of uses, storage, and recreational opportunities. The homeowners were purposeful in their decision to be in Long Branch Preserve, Chattanooga's only Farm + Forest community that provides for the preservation of over 300 acres of forest adjacent to Lula Lake Land Trust. The surrounding forest is protected in all directions. The amenities of Long Branch are extensive: 12 miles of private trails; two lakes; 12 acres of fenced pasture; a riding ring; equestrian barn (with apartment); community treehouse (and rope swing); community orchard and garden; and a village green - ideal for weddings, birthday parties, picnics, or a game of kickball. This private, gated community is also limited to only 20 homes and has been a draw for physicians, designers, artists, equestrians, and nature lovers in general. A Cloudland Connector Trailhead is adjacent to Long Branch providing for the more serious trail runners and mountain bikers to have endless opportunities for adventure. Timelessness may be a quality difficult to define, but we know it when we see it. It not only provides a sense of nostalgia, warmth, and integrity, but timelessness provides immunity to the changes and evolutions of trends. When you step into this timeless estate, you feel all those emotions and more - you feel "at home." Few homes have such power to evoke emotions that both stir the soul and bring serenity, but this home is exceptional. It is remarkable, perhaps, due to the collaboration of the homeowners, the architect, and the artisans - carpenters, blacksmith, and masons. This home would easily fall into the category of an heirloom house as the materials meticulously chosen are those that are ageless and over time, do not wane in their appeal. On the exterior is Siberian Larch siding and local fieldstone, which was meticulously chiseled and fitted for 18 months of construction. This stone was intentionally chosen to blend into the natural landscape and minimize maintenance. The copper gutters were also chosen due to their nature to patina over time. On the interior, similar natural materials were employed giving the home a sense of rustic elegance. Wide-plank white oak covers the floors, walls, and ceilings of the main living areas. Crown, base moldings, solid wood doors and beams are all-natural white oak. A massive fieldstone hearth with large hand-hewn, timber mantel houses a wood-burning fireplace opposite a wall of custom bookshelves with ladder and rail system in the grand Great Room. A local artisan created a one-of-a-kind hammered-iron railing along the front porch, interior stairs, and loft. Probably the most impressive feature of this entire home is one that we prefer not to see. It's the vehicle for what we inherently love about a home - natural sunlight. The abundance of premium Anderson windows throughout this home was purposeful because light has an incalculable effect on our moods far above any material that we can place inside a home. Here, the windows do two things - allows the sunlight to pour in creating warmth and allows for viewing the surrounding natural landscape. This home is not "overdone," which can be a common mistake in many luxury homes. The fewer materials used, the more serene, comfortable, and quiet a space becomes. Form and function also lend to a home that is as beautiful as it is livable. The floor plan of this home is not only thoughtful and well-designed, you can feel nature's influence and pull throughout. The peace and tranquility are palpable. As you enter the heavy, wood front doors into the entry Foyer, your eyes are immediately drawn to the window-filled wall directly ahead that showcases the forest behind. The entry Foyer was designed to not be separate, but a part of the Great Room for an immediate feeling of arrival within this grand and soulful home. Finishes throughout this home are impressive and high-end in keeping with the integrity of an heirloom home. Marble, quartzite, quartz, and soapstone were selected for their inherent qualities that complemented the tranquil, but luxury design vision. Wolf and Sub Zero appliances include a 48" gas 6 burner + griddle cooktop, three wall ovens, warming drawer, ice maker, beverage center and built-in refrigerator and freezer. An integrated KitchenAid dishwasher is hidden behind a matching cabinetry panel. Faucets throughout are Grohe, plumbing fixtures and sinks are Kohler or better. Heated bath floors were included in both the main level and upper-level Master Suites. All closets have custom shelving built by the cabinet maker. Smart Homes features include sound, automation, cameras, and touch pads. T
Exterior Features

Exterior MasonrySiding Exterior Features Lawn SprinklersPatio/DeckPatio/Deck CoveredPorchPorch Covered Foundation Block Garage Parking 3 Car Garage Or More Lot Description LevelMountain ViewScenic ViewWooded Lot Size Dimensions 11.02 Acres Roof Shingle Style Contemporary Windows AluminumCladInsulatedWood

Interior Features

Appliances Convection OvenDishwasherDisposalDouble OvenGas Range - Drop InRefrigeratorSeparate Ice MachineSurface Unit/Wall OvenWater Heater - Electric Basement Crawl SpacePartialUnfinished Baths Total 5.00 Beds And Baths En SuiteGarden TubJack & Jill BathSeparate ShowerSeparate VanitiesSitting Area/MasterTub/Shower ComboWalk-In Closet Cooling 2 Or More UnitsCentralElectric Dining Breakfast NookEat-In-KitchenSeparate Dining Room Equipment DehumidifierHumidifierSecurity SystemSmoke Detector Fireplace In Great RoomWood Burning Fireplaces 1.00 Floors Hardwood FloorsHardwood SolidSlateTile Heating 2 Or More UnitsCentralElectric Interior Features Attic Storage - CeilingAttic Storage - WalkoutCeiling - 9 Ft Or MoreCeiling - CathedralCeiling - SpecialtyExpansion AreaGranite Counter TopsIsland Work/CenterLaundry RoomPantryPantry - ButlerSound System WiringWalk-In ClosetWasher & Dryer HookupWet Bar/Refresh Center Number Of Rooms 15 Rooms BedroomBreakfast RoomDining RoomFoyerFull BathroomGreat RoomIn-Law SuiteKitchenLaundryLibraryLoftMaster BedroomOfficeSunroom

Property Features

Association Fee 300 Auction No Builders Warranty No Community Features BoathouseCommunity PondsDockGated CommunityHomeowner Assoc Fee - MandatoryInternet AccessPlatted Subdivision Description 2 LevelSite Built Financing CashConventional Home Warranty No Possession Day Of Closing Senior Community YN No Taxes 10706.00 Type Of Sale Home Owner Utilities Cable Lines/Under GroundElectric Lines/Under Ground Water Sewer Public WaterSeptic Tank

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