The luxuriously custom designed lodge home consists of 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths in over 6000 sq ft of air conditioned and heated space, plus a 1000 sq ft bonus room above the garage (houses 2 golf carts and 2 cars). There is a den/office, media and play room, full wet bar, custom designed temperature controlled wine cellar, two laundry rooms and a large covered deck with fireplace. Black walnut hardwood floors, four stacked stone fireplaces and Brazilian hardwood. The home is wired throughout with a smart technology system where owner can remotely control heat and air, Lutron light, music and alarms. All cabinetry is handcrafted by Banner Cabinets. The gourmet kitchen features the finest Jerusalem stone countertops and a center island with an eat-on butcher block counter top. Side by side Subzero refrigerator and freezer, Fisher Paykel double drawer dishwasher, microwave drawer, full size Miele dishwasher, double convection ovens, warming drawer and a six burner plus griddle Thermoder cooktop with a pot filler faucet. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains near the resort towns of Blowing Rock, Boone and Banner Elk, Hound Ears Club embraces a scenic 750 acres and provides a new elevation of luxury, comfort and tradition. Because of the area's elevation and unique ecosystem, Hound Ears Club enjoys the best of four seasons -- from cool summers to cozy, snow-covered winters. A family-oriented mountain community established in 1964, Hound Ears is known for its casual elegance and authentic charm and offers dining, golf, tennis, swimming, a fitness center and many member amenities in an environment that cultivates memorable, life-enriching experiences. With approximately 300 members, Hound Ears Club cultivates a small-town feeling, an echo of a simpler time while still embracing the latest in amenities and technology. In short, Hound Ears is a club for all seasons. Hound Ears Club is located just minutes away from the charming town of Banner Elk. Featuring a wide variety of noted gourmet restaurants and excellent specialty and upscale boutiques, Banner Elk is a destination on its own. In addition, the nearby towns of Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, Grandfather Mountain and Boone add to the unique flavor and sophisticated country charm of the area. In Banner Elk North Carolina, you'll find a mountain playground like no other. Here, each season brings with it something spectacular. The springtime is ablaze with wildflowers, the summers are warm and inviting, fall's foliage is absolutely stunning, and the snows of winter transform these mountains into a picturesque winter wonderland. Each season is perfect for outdoor recreation, but there is much more to do here than simply enjoy the splendor of nature. There are also a variety of festivals, community events, upscale shops, and gourmet restaurants to enjoy in this quaint town. Boasting various performing and arts centers, theatres, galleries and museums within an easy distance, the area showcases internationally recognized artists and performances including Broadway shows, dance ensembles, opera companies and concerts from classical to blue grass. In Banner Elk, you'll able to enjoy a lifestyle that is unrivaled by that of any other location. Call today for more information!