Sawhorse Hill Farm - Mill Spring, NC near TIEC & Lake Lure

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    Spectacular views and secluded privacy define Sawhorse Hill Farm. Located in the Carolina foothills near Lakes Lure and Adger, this unique 74-acre property is framed by a tranquil evergreen forest and inspiring vistas of surrounding mountains. Offers a full range of equestrian amenities that include a 5-stall barn, covered round-pen with observation room, outdoor arena, 3-board fencing, large workshop/storage building, pond, creek and private trails. A well designed country home completes the package featuring an open floor plan, spacious rooms, tile floors, cook’s kitchen, wraparound covered porch and lower level guest quarters. Enjoy the farm as a private estate, family compound, or nature lovers retreat. Generate income by creating your own training, teaching or equine assisted therapy program.  No restrictions.

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    Built in 2002, this four-bedroom, two and one-half bath country home offers an open floor plan,  spacious rooms, tiled floors, 9-ft ceilings, main-level master and beautiful hand crafted woodworking throughout. The main level boasts an 1800± sq ft wraparound covered porch that enjoys spectacular 360 degree views of surrounding mountains and vistas. A walk-out lower level features two guest bedrooms, full bath, family/rec room with kitchenette, media or exercise room, office/or 4th bedroom and additional storage area.

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    Great room: Large windows, tile floors, warm wood tones, recessed lighting and a stacked stoned wood-burning fireplace accent this large and comfortable great room overlooking rolling pastures and surrounding mountain vistas.


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    Kitchen: After a long day of horsing around, you'll delight preparing meals in this cook’s kitchen! Features custom Mission-style natural finished quartersawn white oak cabinetry with hammered iron hardware, a stainless steel 5-Star 6-burner gas oven/range with overhead warming racks, KitchenAid dishwasher, Amana refrigerator and microwave. Also notice the 4-stool eating bar and separate breakfast area.

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    Dining room: You and your guests will enjoy casual dining while watching the sun set against a beautiful backdrop of majestic mountain scenery.

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    Master Bedroom: This spacious and comfortable master bedroom room offers multiple windows capturing both mountain and pastoral views from sunrise to sunset. Features new carpet, large walk-in closet and its own entry door opening to covered deck.

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    Master Bath: Kicks off your boots and enjoy a luxurious soak in this Jacuzzi garden tub. Also features an oversized tiled shower, linen closet, double sink vanity and tile floor. Notice the hand-crafted quartersawn oak cabinetry and woodwork throughout.

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    Lower Level: Downstairs you will find an abundance of additional living space. In addition to two guest bedrooms and a full bath, there is a large family/rec room complete with kitchenette, media/or exercise room, office/or 4th-bedroom and storage room. French doors open out onto covered patio running the full length of the house.

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    Game room

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    Downstairs Family room and kitchenette


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    Outdoor Water feature and Fire Pit

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    The Property: Sawhorse Hill Farm offers 74-acres of whispering pines, rich hardwoods, rolling pastures, spring fed pond, and a delightful woodland stream. Panoramic mountain views stretch in every direction with White Oak, Sugarloaf, Wildcat Spur and World’s Edge providing a majestic backdrop. There is 1/3 mile of private drive and groomed trails for horseback riding or walking your dogs that gently lace across the property. Deer, geese, wild turkey and other wildlife abound. Expansive road frontage allows for additional building sites with mountain views for developing a family compound. Or could be sold individually. NO restrictions.


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    View from home driveway

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    Equestrian Facilities: This uniquely designed equestrian facility is ideal for training, breeding and/or educational purposes. Amenities include a 5-stall metal barn with tack and feed rooms, bathroom, hay storage and covered roundpen with observational viewing room. There are two 10-acre pastures with three board fencing and a 20x40 meter outdoor arena. You will also enjoy hacking over your own private trails that surround the property.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Arena -2.jpg


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    Covered Round Pen: Equestrians will appreciate this architecturally designed 60-ft clear span covered round pen and covered 24x36-ft paddock area attached to the main barn.  Both are in full view of their own enclosed observation/group room designed for teaching and training. Sawhorse Hill Farm has a successful history of providing ground-safe horses for area Equine Assisted Therapy programs.


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    The WorkShop: This multi-purpose 60x30-ft metal building makes the perfect workshop with its 12-ft ceilings, cement floor, hi-tech lighting, 110/220 electrical wiring and two separate overhead garage doors. NO restrictions.

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    The Location: Situated in the Thermal Belt of the Carolina Foothills, Sawhorse Hill Farm is located just 10 minutes to shopping and beautiful Lake Lure. Convenient proximity to US 74 and I-26 provides ease of travel to Spartanburg, Asheville, Charlotte and major airports. The farm is also very near Tryon--an area known for its quaint village and active equestrian community. The region is home to hunter pace events, dressage and carriage clubs, fox hunting, horse shows and an annual steeplechase. Also convenient proximity to Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC)―a national caliber equestrian venue.


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Ron Piccari
Broker / Realtor
828-606-7441 Cell
Wont last long
Asheville MLS # 3283368
  • 3 BDR/2.5 BA
  • 74+ Acres w POND
  • 5-stall Barn/ w Covered Round Pen
  • Year round Mountain views


The Residence

  • Built 2002
  • Home 3600sf; approximately 3360sf finished living space
  • 3-4 bedrooms; 2.5 bathrooms
  • Custom solid oak entry door with side lights and transom
  • Hemlock board and batten siding
  • Insulated windows and doors
  • 1848sf wrap around covered porch
  • 950sf concrete patio off lower level
  • Foundation: 8” poured concrete
  • 35-yr metal roof
  • Dual Zoned gas forced air furnace and air conditioning
  • Cat 5 cable network and phone system in all rooms

The Interiors

  • 9-ft ceilings on main level
  • Custom Mission-style natural finish quartersawn white oak cabinetry, doors, staircase and trim
  • Wood-burning stacked stone fireplace with walnut mantel
  • Floors: 20x20 inch porcelain tile throughout; bedrooms carpeted
  • Appliances: Stainless 5-Star 6-burner gas oven/range with overhead warming racks and exhaust hood, KitchenAid dishwasher, Amana side-by-side refrigerator, disposal and microwave.
  • Textured walls
  • All window treatments remain
  • Lower level kitchenette

Equestrian Facilities

  • 5-stall barn; (4) 12x12 stalls and (1) 12x18 foaling stall; all stalls matted
  • Tack and feed rooms, bathroom and hay storage
  • 60-ft round pen with custom engineered clear span roof
  • 36 x 24 covered paddock area attached to barn
  • 11 x 22 office/group room with observation area
  • 20 x 40 meter outdoor arena with footing
  • 60 x 30 workshop/multi-use building with 12-ft ceilings; totally wired 110/220

The Property

  • 74.23 Acres; approx. 25-ac open/pasture, 15-ac hardwoods, 34-ac pine forest
  • Magnificent mountain views
  • Spring-fed pond, 16-ft deep
  • Beautiful flowing creek
  • Riding and walking trails
  • Underground utilities
  • Additional home sites with mountain views

The Location

  • 10 minutes to Lakes Lure and Adger
  • 20 minutes to Tryon
  • 45 minutes to Spartanburg
  • 55 minutes to Asheville
  • 90 minutes to Charlotte
  • Convenient proximity to Asheville and GSP airports
  • Convenient proximity to US 74 and I-26
  • Near equestrian venues (TIEC), tack shops and feed stores
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