Introducing: Black Bear Lodge This Mountain Estate sits on 14+ acres overlooking pristine lawns, rolling hills, sprawling trails, natural forest beauty, and 10 miles of mountain views. Designed by architect Steve Crane and constructed by R.E. Black Custom Homes, this 8,500 square foot lodge was completed in 2020 and took over four years to complete. Upon arrival, the multiple front porches featuring covered seating areas are perfect for outdoor living. The exterior of the home is finished with beautiful artisan hardiplank woodwork, stone, and cedar shake. Entering the grand foyer, 27-foot ceilings tower over the main living room, featuring a seven by five-foot Crab Orchard stone fireplace. This home boasts five masonry fireplaces designed by local stone artisans. The lodge features plaster walls throughout with red and white oak flooring in 6, 8, and 10-inch variations. The towering cathedral ceilings feature heavy mortise & tenon rough-sawn timber beams that extend into the kitchen. The Dining room and kitchen flow perfectly into the living room for effortless entertaining. Completed by Kingdom Woodworks and Francois & Co, the kitchen features; a 10 burner, 60 inch Blue Star range, Dueling 42-inch Wolf refrigerator and freezer, two Bosch dishwashers, a Wolf microwave, and a scullery featuring a 42-inch Miele refrigerator and freezer with wet bar and ice maker. Off the kitchen and living room, sliding glass doors will welcome you to a two-story stone balcony. Complete with outdoor living featuring a fireplace, ample room for dining, and a covered kitchen featuring; a 6-burner Wolf stove top, Kitchen Aide warming and cooling drawers, Sharp microwave, beverage cooler, sink, ice maker, leathered Black Pearl countertops, a 60-inch Santa Maria grill and Bromic heating systems; this terrace has it all. As you head down the Texas Flagstone stairs, you are greeted by the seven-foot fire pit, hot tub, and heated pebble tech saltwater pool, and views of the lawns and mountains. Off the kitchen there is a half bath, laundry room and three-car garage with epoxy flooring. The upstairs features a bedroom with a study and multi-use bunk and playroom. The primary bedroom features a fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and views of the pool and mountains. The spa inspired bathroom is designed with an oversized Karya Royal marble shower, floating bathtub, duel vanities, Kholer toilets and a Biobidet. Off the bathroom are substantial his and her closets and an elevator to the terrace level. The grand timber frame staircase to the terrace level will greet you with reclaimed Terracotta Parefeuille flooring imported from France. With rough-sawn distressed beams, the terrace level features a full bar with a built-in TV, Bosch dishwasher, Subzero icemaker, two wine coolers, multiple beverage drawers, and a microwave. There are two separate living areas with another masonry fireplace, pool table, three full guest suites, full bathroom for pool guest, and an office. This estate also features a full-home generator, Hellenbrand water filtration system, moonlighting and canopy landscape lighting across the grounds, foam insulation throughout, smart home Lutron lighting systems, two tank less water heaters, Kolbe casement windows throughout, drapery remote control, state of the art security with hard wired cameras, and more.
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