Fairwinds Castle impressively overlooks 20.76 acres of lush pasture, manicured garden areas, lovely pond and woodlands. Entering the property through the stately wrought iron gates you will continue along the stamped concrete driveway arriving at the gracious front entrance. Guests will make their entrance to the home through the turret’s custom round top double doors adorned with iron pulls, entering into the grand, 3 story foyer with antique chandelier and custom spiral staircase.
The awe-inspiring living room features a unique coffered ceiling, second story library balcony, 3 large chandeliers, impressive gas fireplace with rare, antique hand carved mantle and travertine marble floors. Beautiful built-in bookcase’s line the walls perfect for displaying your collections and the soaring gothic arch windows and new French doors bathe this room in natural light.
Kitchen has been updated with on trend elements yet maintains its period charm with the large diamond muntin window with views to the southward facing lawn. Granite counters, top of the line appliances, prep sink, high ceilings, custom cabinetry and travertine floors really make this a great space for the culinary enthusiast.
The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen and is entered through a gracious arch. Guests will enjoy meals overlooking the pool and accessing the outdoor living areas from the striking custom stain glass, gothic arch double doors.
A bay of diamond muntin windows with graceful arches in the den provides natural ambient light and gives this room a cozy and more intimate setting perfect for unwinding with family.
The main level also features three guest rooms, 2 full bathrooms, laundry and ample storage space.
On the Second floor the owner is treated to an entire master wing, comprised of a large master bedroom complete with vaulted beam ceiling, balcony, fireplace, reading nook and beautiful wood floors. The master bath features contemporary styling and boasts tiled surfaces, jetted tub, two separate vanities, his & hers water closets and separate double shower. Master closet area measures 23x13 and features a dressing area with balcony, separate his & hers as well as a cedar lined closet . In addition there is a 2nd laundry and bonus room great for an at home office, mediation room or studio space.
Third floor theater room features a bar area, half bath and storage area.
The 1,000+ square foot guest house is the perfect respite for guests. Equal measure of chic and rustic this great space features travertine floors, high ceilings, oversize stone, wood burning fireplace, loft area, private courtyard, kitchenet, full bathroom and rooftop lounge area over looking the pool area. In addition there is an attached 3 car garage.
The outdoor living areas are in-tune with their natural surroundings with native landscape, stone fire pit area and easy access to the main residence and guest house. Relax beside the saltwater pool in the summer or entertain guests in the outdoor dining area in the cooler months.
The beautiful grounds consist of pasture, organic orchard with a variety of apples, figs and pears, a pond with gazebo, pretty garden areas and woods. There is an abundance of usable outdoor space and lends itself to many options with fenced paddocks, newly constructed 12x24 run-in shed, and renovated storage shed this property has farm potential.
The main house is serviced by a State of the Art Geothermal System providing an economical and environmentally friendly solution to your heating and cooling needs.
From this unique estate you are equidistant to points East and West and everything in between. With Asheville just a 40 minute drive West and Greenville/Spartanburg to the East you are in the quiet center of it all. Enjoy easy commutes to the quaint downtown's of Tryon, Landrum, Columbus and Saluda for shopping, dining, antiques and the arts. For the Equestrian the equestrian destinations of Tryon International Equestrian Center (approx. 20 minutes), FENCE (approx. 10 minutes) and Harmon Field (approx. 15 minutes) are easily accessible.