Mountain House Modern

Rabun Gap, Georgia

Mountain House Modern is an award-winning contemporary property situated on 21+ secluded acres located in the foothills of the Southern Appalachian mountains. The land is comprised of lush hardwood forests, rolling hills, open fields, three streams and two ponds. The compound is comprised of three independent structures designed by acclaimed Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects. The home is designed so that the natural surroundings flow into the interiors and the comforts of interior space flow into outdoor living areas. Floor to ceiling windows throughout the dwelling allow for ample natural light.

>> Main Dwelling | ‘Mountain House’
2,384 square feet of interior space

Exotic Redwood framed windows, doors, decks and siding

Solid Mahogany custom exterior and screened doors

Open living area w/ floor to ceiling windows, Australian ‘Sidney Blue’ hardwood floors, Venetian plaster fireplace

340sf Redwood deck off of main living area

Built-ins: banquette in living room, floating bookshelf spanning 24′ of living room wall, desk and bookshelves in study, cantilevered inglenook overlooking outdoor room

Galley kitchen w/custom solid slab slate countertops, curly maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances, walk-in pantry/small appliance storage

936sf screened porch with architectural concrete and steel wood-burning fireplace

Master suite w/walk-in closet and floor to ceiling windows showcasing views of the surrounding forest

42sf open porch off of master bedroom

Dual master bathrooms: one with large milk glass walk-in shower, the other with soaking tub and picture window, custom curly maple cabinets

689 slate and concrete “outdoor room”/moss garden/slate and river rock terrace

>> Guest House #1 | ‘Pond House’
840sf of interior space

144sf covered entry terrace

Open living area w/galley ‘kitchenette’

Built-in desk and shelves, built-in bunk beds

Bedroom suite with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking pond and forest; wet bar with refrigerator

Spacious bath; tub faced with Australian Sydney Blue wood

Amphitheater-style concrete steps lead from redwood terrace down to raised garden beds/pond

352sf redwood terrace overlooking pond

>> Guest House #2 | ‘Tree House’
248 interior of Tree House (upper level)

998 terrace (upper level)

Black Bamboo landscape

CorTen Steel ‘architectural walkway, accent panels, bamboo planters’

Bathroom with walk-in shower, door to the outside

Bedroom with ‘kitchenette’

Slate floors quarried locally for interior and terrace

Bamboo uplights and downlights

>> Garage / Studio
758 interior of garage/workshop/studio (ground level of ‘Tree House’)

Commercial, stainless steel sink and countertop

Heated and cooled

Hot and cold water service

Large windows

>> The Grounds
Meandering walking paths w/Native landscape

Apple, peach, and fig trees; blueberry bushes; herb garden

Japanese maples, trillium garden, many varieties of ferns (Christmas, Cinnamon, Maidenhair)

Native azalea, rhododendron

Wooded with rolling hills and open fields

Large boulder garden

Three creeks, two ponds

Eight poured-concrete, raised planting beds

“Iqbal’s Cairn” sculpture by Martin Emanuel adjacent to outdoor room of Mountain House

>> The Area
Located in the valley of Betty’s Creek in Rabun County, a highly desirable area

Property is adjacent to 600 pristine acres owned by the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts & Sciences; across the creek from Historic Barker’s Creek Grist Mill, owned by Hambidge and still in operation by local millers a few days per month.

15- to 18-minute drive to Clayton, GA; 30 minutes to Highlands, NC; 25 minutes to Franklin, NC.

Rabun County is immersed in Nature with approximately 60% of the surrounding land being National Forest

Rabun County is home to three State Parks including: Black Rock Mountain, Moccasin Creek and Tallulah Gorge

>> Globally Accessible
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) – 128 miles

Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport (GVL) – 67 miles

Athens Ben Epps Airport (ATN) – 89 miles

Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) – 92 miles

Macon County Airport (1A5) private airstrip in Franklin, NC – 23 miles

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Modern home with Metal Roof Material, Concrete Siding Material, Metal Siding Material, Living Space, Garage, and Detached Garage. 'Tree House' Photo  of Mountain House Modern

'Tree House'

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'Tree House' - Terrace

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'Mountain House' - Living Room

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'Mountain House' - Screened Porch Side View

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'Mountain House' - Sculpture Garden View

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'Pond House' - Porch View

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Mountain House Modern - 'Mountain House' + 'Pond House'

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'Mountain House' - Winter Living

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'Mountain House' - Kitchen Natural Light

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'Mountain House' - Master Ensuite

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'Tree House' - Bamboo Terrace

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