Views - Master on Main
490 Satulah Road Highlands, NC
$ 3,330,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#93440
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyMACON
  • CityHighlands
  • AreaHighlands
  • Zip28741
  • StyleCottage/Bungalow
  • Price$ 3,330,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Lot Size2.75 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Data Source:
Highlands Cashiers MLS
Property Description

Built by Henry Worrell Stoan for his niece, Miss Mary Lou Phinizy, in 1915 (according to Macon County records), this home has been in only two families in over one hundred years. Linked to its natural surroundings in ways that most homes are not, this Cotswold looking home exalts nature through its windows and porches, and becomes an organic part of the outdoors with its rambling terraces, patios and gardens. Named Windrush after the first owner spotted a twin home in Scotland, this estate is a showstopper whenever you walk or drive up Satulah Road (which has been newly paved). The magic of this home lies in its simplicity and romance. The stone chimneys, vintage shingle siding and stone patios look like old friends just gathered for a reunion. Although one of the earliest homes built in Highlands, it has been lovingly restored with a burst of enthusiasm in keeping with the pedigree of the home. The kitchen, the heart of the home, is a communal room where everyone gathers to prepare and to enjoy food as well as socializing. An authentic "mud room" where hunters drop their prey on entrance has a flagstone floor and copper sink opening to a side terrace next to the large flat yard with 300 year-old trees. The dining room is across the hall with the entrance to the great room with a soaring ceiling and stone fireplace just a few steps away serving as the focal point for conversation and entertaining. Windows line one side of the home in the Carolina room with spectacular views of Whiteside Mountain and beyond. The master bedroom with vaulted ceiling is on the main level serving as a serene and restful retreat with both his and her bathrooms and closets. Two cozy guest suites with full baths-one with a wood-burning fireplace-are upstairs and other guest rooms are on the terrace level with another sitting room. An attached two-car garage, separate children's playhouse and whimsical well-house add idiosyncrasy to this special estate close to town.

Price History
5/12/2020 Listed $3,600,000
9/1/2020 8% - $3,330,000

General Features

Appliances Disposal, Double Oven, Microwave, Cook-top Built-in Prop, Dryer, Refrigerator Built-in, Dishwasher, Washer
Beds 4
Car Storage Attached, Double Garage
City Limits 1
Community Amenities Close to Town, Paved Access
Construction Frame, Stone, Wood Siding
Cooling None
County Macon
Elevation 4001+
Exterior Features Garden Space, Water Feature, Generator-Partial
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Heating Heat Pump, Furnace, Gas
Interior Features Formal Dining Room, Kitchen Island, Vaulted Ceilings, Window Treatments, Built-ins, Garden Tub, Pantry, Walk-in Closet, Cathedral Ceilings, Workshop, Ceiling Fans, Tray Ceilings
Listing Area Highlands
Listing Type Single Family Home
Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Satulah Road
Style Cottage/Bungalow
Subdivision None
Township Highlands
View Exceptional, Long, Year Round, Mountain, Panoramic
Year Built 1915

Interior Features

Fireplace 2 or More, Other-See Remarks, Wood Burning, Stone
Floor Covering Tile, Stone, Wall/Wall Carpet, Wood
Other Rooms Mud Room, Multiple Owner's Baths, Bonus Room, Sun Room, Office
Photo Count 64

Exterior Features

Latitude 35.04472
Longitude -83.19581
Remarks Built by Henry Worrell Stoan for his niece, Miss Mary Lou Phinizy, in 1915 (according to Macon County records)
Frontage None
Lot Dimensions 2.75


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 28741

AVG $1.5M
AVG 112
Year Built
AVG 1986

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