Friday, February 15, 2013

158 Wilderness Trail, Waynesville, NC 28786

158 Wilderness Trail, Waynesville NC 28786

2 Bedrooms | MLS #: 530470

Property Description

Listed below appraised value! Private mountain chalet with wonderful open floor plan and views. Great room with vaulted ceiling and natural stone fireplace. Kitchen opens to great room with vaulted ceiling and gorgeous rock fireplace. Enjoy the views and privacy on the front porch. Minutes to downtown, restaurants and shopping.

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"Seller Says"
Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at 2800 feet, Waynesville, North Carolina, is an interesting, warm and friendly place with a moderate year round temperature and breathtakingly beautiful views.  A restored downtown offers retail and specialty shops featuring unique clothing, antiques, baked goods for man and beast, local and regional arts and crafts, and places to get lunch or dinner or a creamy ice cream at the end of the day. Professional offices, churches, and governmental agencies make a well rounded environment.  With small businesses, Walmart, Michaels, and others nearby, everything in the town is just a short drive away.      
 Downtown Waynesville provides a variety of great places for enjoying breakfast, lunch and dinner including Thai Spice...The Gateway Club...Sweet Onion...Nicos...The Copper Leaf...The Coffee Cup...Panacea.  Many superior spots are also available nearby in Asheville, especially... Apollo Flame.
Ingles, Food Lion, Bi-Lo , Grocery Outlet and Super Walmart as well as several convenience stores and roadside markets provide a large variety of groceries and produce for Waynesville.  In addition to traditional stores, Farmer Tailgate markets featuring locally produced goods and locally grown produce are also held twice a week.   
We were drawn to 158 Wilderness Trail because:
     It was located at 3200 feet on the North face of Ratcliffe Mountain
     It was  at the end of the subdivision on a quiet road
     It was a chalet style home
     It had an awesome stacked stone fireplace
     We could enjoy all of the beautiful seasons, with full Winter views of the valley
     We had a cleared front lawn with forest on either side
     Neighbors were not far away yet there was privacy for our house
     Paved Road, maintained year round
Waynesville is perfectly located in Western North Carolina.  Protected by surrounding mountains, the seasons experience beautiful Falls, incredible Springs, cool Summers and moderate snowfall in the Winter.  The demeanor of the town is peaceful and leisurely with a wide variety of interesting things to see and do. Although  you feel like you are"away from it all" you are just minutes away from I-40 and forty-five minutes from Asheville International Airport.  In three hours you can be in Atlanta for a sporting event or play.  If you don't want to rock on your deck, you have a huge amount of other things to do!    
Public schools are rated as good as are home schooling organizations that support parents and offer supplementary classes for home schooled students. In addition to local schools, Western Carolina University, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and Haywood Community College are within a short drive of Waynesville and classes are offered to the community.        
In no particular order we love...Having a good selection of restaurants and eating out...warming ourselves by the fire when it snows (making snow cream and hot chocolate, too)...Having a great variety of hiking and other adventures at our fingertips...Having an Easter egg hunt in the woods as the daffodils unfurl their splendor...Listening to the nearby stream in the Spring...watching the forest "leaf out"...Taking short "Road Trips" out 209 or 276 or to Sylva or Franklin or Asheville to spend the day, shop and have lunch or dinner.
From the magnificent Blue Ridge Parkway to street festivals with local artists fare,  Waynesville has a wide range of opportunities to spend spare time and indulge your interests and hobbies.   Hiking, fishing, golfing, horseback riding, shopping, working out at two fitness centers, swimming, taking art classes, skiing, and community and professional craft classes are all within a few minutes of 158 Wilderness Trail.     
158 Wilderness Trail is one of the 47 restricted lots within Evergreen Farm.  Concerns for these lots are managed by the self-governing Evergreen Farm Home Owners Association (EFHOA).  EFOHA takes care of road concerns, collection of dues, keeping members informed about community news, and election of officers at the annual meeting.  Members try to assist each other in times of need.    
Although the house has not been occupied full time since its purchase in 2007,   basic costs from Haywood Electric Membership Corporation have averaged $53.00 per month.  Basic water rates from the town of Clyde average $35.00 monthly.  Propane use  for fireplace logs and basement heating wall unit are seasonal.      


  1. This is a wonderful house! Just minutes from downtown Waynesville and has fabulous night views of the twinkling lights! A great deck to sit outside and enjoy the view and the tranquility!
    This house is a must see! It will steal your heart! Gwen Bowers, Buyers Agent

  2. Must see!! Just the perfect mountain home, amazing views, perfect floor plan, great porch! Awesome fireplace, makes me want to sip hot chocolote all year long!!

  3. Jane Risberg February 15,2013
    This home has amazing curb appeal and is in a great neighborhood. Definitely a great retreat/vacation home. The outdoor living is awesome along with a great fireplace.

  4. This is a wonderful mountain home with amazing views and it's close to amenities. That's a rare combination!

  5. Nice nestled chalet in the mountains to yourself. Small private community and great retreat feel. Really loved the views and the forestry feel.

  6. Chalet or log style homes are not that easy to find in the mountains, so this is a great opportunity to go ahead and purchase your dream home in the mountains! Privacy plays a part in this one as well as the opportunity to have a lawn as well as being surrounded by trees.

  7. What a great mountain home with amazing views!

  8. A-Frames are my FAVORITE type of home b/c they just evoke that FEEL that you're right in the middle of these beautiful mountains. Love the stone fireplace, loft, and setting. Great for a second home or a primary residence!

  9. Extremely private with a tree- house quality in this chalet styled a-frame. I really appreciated the drive up the mountain and the homes all accenting their natural habitat as the landscaping. It was more like I was experience the area via foot than car. A deep sense and reflection on the nature lover.

  10. Great mountain chalet with a great deck to enjoy the awesome views. Once you're in the home you will be amazed by it's charm. The fireplace is a great focal point. Great basement for additional storage or make it what you would like.

  11. Placid and tranquil!! Like living in a resort getaway. What an amazing value!!


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