Custom Contemporary Farmhouse in Tryon, NC

A home that exudes luxury. Custom built by the owner himself, sparing no expense down to the last detail. Let’s take a look a why you can live extraordinary in this custom contemporary farmhouse in Tryon, NC at 26 Silver Fox Lane.

26 Silver Fox Lane, Tryon, NC

Tryon, North Carolina 

If you know you know. Tryon, NC is an eclectic historic town on the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the foothills of Western North Carolina. Known for its mild climate, outstanding restaurants, rich equestrian history and hometown of singer-songwriter, Nina Simone, best known for her jazz contributions and timeless hit, “Feeling Good”.  

downtown Tryon, NC

Red Fox Community

Just a few miles from town sits the community of Red Fox. Once renowned country club and golf course played by the best of the best, now a quiet community surrounded by lush greens, rich forests and an abundance of nature. 

Pristine land on the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

This immaculate home was designed by the owner with the intent of building and designing the ultimate in extravagance. In this custom contemporary farmhouse, its all about the details. From the professional interior design to the entirely symmetrical floorplan. A juxtaposition of elements; neutral and bold, rustic yet modern and contemporary, relaxed with touches of refined sophistication. Neutral with cool earth tones touched with pops of bold blue accent walls.  Each element both inside and out was well thought out and methodically planned. 

The great room. One of grandeur this space is truly immaculate. The picture windows at entry provide a gorgeous display of light. The main focal point would have to be the double sided fireplace made of  hand-cut stone, LED lighting and 360° mantel made of maple. Chandeliers adorn from the vaulted ceiling creating a regal atmosphere. 

The kitchen. A state of the art culinary set up with only the best of the best features and appliances including custom laser cut European granite, herringbone designed subway tile backsplash, as well as the stunning custom island with farmhouse sink, double oven and soft close drawers. A wet bar with wine fridge. The one-of-a-kind custom backlit cabinetry completes this designer kitchen fit for the finest of chefery.   

The owner’s suite. Bright and airy space with vaulted ceiling, marble fireplace and  hide-away TV feature above the mantel. A bathroom suited for royalty. Only the finest furnishings including a rare circulating tub, walk-in shower with invisible drain, bidet and custom maple cabinetry. Additionally, the primary closet is spacious with ample shelving and custom granite make-up counter.

Outdoor living. Entertain yourself or guests in this luxurious living space. Fenced in patio for privacy with sparkling inground pool and water feature, gazebo, firepit and built in dog lot for your furry family members. 

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Inside the Turner Estate – A French Inspired Chateau

Just outside the small town of Shelby, NC on the edge the rolling foothills sits the Turner Estate, a French inspired chateau, a magnificent property that will entice you as you pass by.  At first glace you may wonder if it’s an old castle with its stone turrets and copper rooftops. You can imagine Romeo portraying his love to Juliet at the bottom of the bedroom balcony. Or Rapunzel letting down her golden hair for the prince who just rode up on horseback to climb up and whisk her away to his far off kingdom. Back to reality – you wonder what really does entail to this majestic abode? This impressive property is a must see!!

Welcome to Chateau du Coeur  – Castle of the Heart 

This French Country Estate lies inside almost fifty sprawling acres of rolling countryside.  An equestrian’s dream, as the fenced pastures await your luxe barn and horses. 

Each detail of this magnificent home has been meticulously accomplished, from the hand painted murals, which took over a year to complete, to the custom furnishings, motorized chandeliers and formed plaster and limestone walls. Not to mention the custom antique stone floors procured in Provence. 

An immense great room is adorned with arched beamed ceilings and heart of pine floors. Three Juliet balconies overlook from the second floor halls above. The family crest embellished with the home’s motto: Le Chateau du Coeur translating to The Castle of the Heart. 

A state of the art kitchen with the best of the best appliances including the stunning custom designed La Cornue range comes together to achieve an architectural masterpiece. 

Owner's Suite

One of ultimate luxury, the owner’s suite provides upscale comfort at its best. A spacious bedroom with views of the pool and gardens and a cozy gas log fireplace.

An en suite fit for royalty with custom solid glazed clay tile, chandelier lighting, his and her vanity, soaking tub, a shower room and lavish dressing room.

A light filled morning room, which opens to the fountain patio, a quiet spot for morning tea and your favorite novel. May we suggest local author, Melva Dye’s newest novel, Over the Devil’s Back. It will keep you guessing till the very end.  

An ultimate spa like resort transforms the outdoors into a awe-inspiring scene. Two custom pools each with its own waterfall connected by a footbridge to the hot tub. The custom carved fountain depicting a family of lions creates a grand backdrop tying the two pools into one. 

Each detail has been compassionately thought out and designed from the stone terraces to the expansive gardens where every tree, bush and flower has been tended to perfection, creating unequaled splendor.  

This French inspired chateau has so much more to offer. If you are looking for a property of this grandeur and this one speaks to you,  please give us a call and we can schedule a tour. 

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22 Good Luck Items to Bring Into Your Home in 2022

Are you looking to have better luck in 2022? If so, here are 22 items you can add around your home that may bring you good luck this year!!

1. Painted Door

Depending on which way your door faces, painting certain colors are said to bring good luck. In Fung Shui;

  • South-Red or Orange represents warmth, passion, and inspiration.
  • North- Blue or Black represents wisdom and depth
  • West -Gray or White
  • East – Brown or Green

2. Elephants

Elephants symbolize good luck, protection, and strength and are known as wise and intelligent animals. (Just make sure the trunk is facing up)

3. Citrus Fruit

Bring in good luck with a bowl full of citrus because it is supposed to attract wealth and bring positivity into your home.

4. Horseshoe

Hang over the entrance of your home to bring good luck and protection.

5. Fish 

Fish symbolize good health, prosperity, happiness, wealth and power. Go a step further and build a koi pond to enhance your good fortune.

6. Mirrors 

Placing mirrors in spots where it will reflect a beautiful view such as a garden or backyard will fill your home with positivity. On the other hand, keeping a clean mirror in your cash drawer is said to improve your financial situation.

7. Bamboo 

Use bamboo throughout your home to bring focus, tranquility, and good fortune.

8. Turtle 

Placing a turtle in your home or yard symbolizes longevity.

9. Essential Oil  

Not only do they make a space smell wonderful, these powerful oils such as lavender repel misfortune and calm the mind while peppermint helps ward off negative energy and will keep the home in perfect harmony. 

10. Cricket on the Hearth 

Ever heard the expression “to find a cricket on the hearth is the luckiest thing of all”? These small insects are considered a sign of eminent good fortune in China. It is said they would keep them as pets inside tiny cages. We think just a small trinket will suffice!  

11. Peacock Feather 

The “eye’ pattern on a peacock’s feather represents openness vision and believed to represent good luck, wisdom, and beauty.

12. Fountain

Place a fountain in or outside your home to draw good fortune and positivity.

13. Clock

Hang a clock on a North, East, or West wall to bring in positive energy.

14. Crescent Moon

Considered lucky for children and mothers; display a crescent moon wall hanging in your child’s bedroom for good luck.

15. Keys

Some cultures believe keys hold the power to send prayers. Furthermore, if you give your love a key it symbolizes unlocking the door to their heart.

16. Acorn

Carrying an acorn is believed to protect your health, thus, keeping you from illness, aches and pains.

17. Dreamcatcher

Hang one over your bed to catch bad dreams. Ultimately, the first sun rays that touch it in the morning will destroy the trapped bad dreams.

18. Four-Leaf Clover

Those who find a four-leaf clover are destined for good luck, as each leaf in the clover symbolizes good omens for faith, hope, love, and luck for the finder. It is also said that as Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden, Eve picked a single four-leaf clover as a souvenir of paradise.

19. Wishbone

Unbroken is a promise of a wish, consequently, for the wish to come true it must be broken.

20. Jade Plant

Also called the money plant, aside from being lucky jade plants bring in natures energy and will clean and purify the air.

21. Pair of Ducks

A pair of mandarin ducks, swans or doves are an exemplary symbol of a happy couple so place in the bedroom to intensify luck in love.

22. Horse Statue

Horses symbolize freedom, determination, beauty and majesty among other things. Likewise, the beloved horse is considered good for happiness and prosperity and should be placed facing a door or window.

The best way to ensure good luck is work hard, be kind to everyone, celebrate life and freedom and find some quite time each day to be grateful and connect to the provider of all. We hope you have a wonderful 2022!!

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