Classic Southern Elegance in this beautiful estate offering a gracious lifestyle with luxurious finishes, both interior and exterior. With almost 5,000 sq ft this spacious 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath custom home features light-filled rooms. 10' French doors with glass from floor to ceiling help maximize the magnificent mountain views. A state of the art gourmet kitchen with beautifully honed granite surfaces mixed with a butcher-block island and tiled wet bar complimented with custom cabinetry draw your attention and simply illustrate quality and craftsmanship at its finest. Completely equipped with a Five Star 60" range, six eyes, 2 ovens, a grill and griddle; top of the line stainless steel appliances, slate backsplash, separate ice maker, wine cooler, and hammered wet bar sink…this kitchen leaves nothing left undone. In keeping with the culture of the area, hand-picked local vendors added to the interior designs that infuse traditional forms with the unexpected. Tiger hardwood floors, specially designed staircase railing and wainscoting, custom plantation shutters throughout, raised ceiling heights, fabulous stone fireplace where each stone was strategically placed, custom door knobs, silk draperies, exquisite chandeliers, and so much more all contribute to this timeless estate. The main-level master suite serves as a private retreat with an attached study/exercise room, wet bar area and French doors leading to an airy screened porch for relaxation. An additional bedroom and full bath on the main level afford perfect guest quarters. The upper level serves as the children's retreat with three separate bedrooms and baths, a huge bonus room with wet bar and access to the covered front porch. From the winding, tree-lined, stamped circular driveway to the palatial front porches with majestic columns overlooking pastoral acres, the exterior serves as a perfect backdrop for entertaining as well. With vistas of the Southern Appalachian Mountain range in the distance it provides an optimal setting for a horse farm. The welcoming, peaceful, easy feeling you get when you walk through the front door is a reflection of the labor of love that went into all of the custom touches that make this an inviting place to call home. Truly a welcome canvas for today's modern family. Centrally located with close proximity to Chattanooga, Atlanta, Nashville and Knoxville. The area is known for its scenic beauty, temperate climate and four distinct seasons. Tennessee has no state income tax.