Inside the Ultimate Georgia Mountain Retreat

Situated at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, this award-winning home in Rabun Gap is a modern masterpiece.
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Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Photo By: Timothy Hursley

Rabun Gap Rearview

The angles of the home were designed to contrast with the verticalness of the surrounding trees.

Rabun Gap in the Appalachian Foothills

The architects designed the home as the ultimate mountain retreat.

Driveway

The house is constructed of stucco, redwood, locally sourced stones and glass.

Side View

The home has won multiple awards including the Georgia AIA Design Award of Excellence in 2007 and Architectural Houses Award in 1997.

Entryway

Most of the stones used to construct the entry courtyard were sourced from a nearby riverbed.

Foyer

Everything about the award-winning home is custom including the redwood trimmed windows and the Australian Sydney Blue gum timber flooring.

Gallery

The house is flooded with natural light and each room flows into the other seamlessly.

Alcove

The home was designed with an appreciation for beauty inside and out.

Living Room

A glass fireplace and custom built bookcases are just a few of the unique details of the living room.

Kitchen

The open-concept galley kitchen features state-of-the-art appliances and custom cabinets.

Powder Room

A tiny powder room is located off the living room.

Master Bedroom

In spite of the home's openness, the master bedroom provides intimacy and seclusion.

Home Deck

A black slate floor covers the deck and continues seamlessly into the bedroom.

Screened Porch

Described as "an indoor/outdoor place," the home's screened porch with fireplace can be enjoyed all year long.

Pond

Both the main house and the treehouse feature views of the pond and mountains.

Treehouse

The guesthouse or treehouse features a private redwood deck overlooking a tranquil pond and raised garden beds.

Rabun Gap at Dusk

The bedroom's glass walls open up for outdoor showering under the moonlight or spring cleaning.

Rabun Gap at Night

The surrounding Appalachian Mountains and 21 acres guarantee privacy night and day.