Tanya Knutson

245 Rough Knob Loop Drive Linville, NC 28646



4 full, 1 half
Square Feet
Grandmother Mountain

Unobstructed 180 degree views of Pisgah National Forest and beyond, as far as the eye can see, from this elegant and sophisticated contemporary mountain masterpiece. Located in a unique development offering serenity and privacy surrounded by Park Service land and conservation property, moments from Linville. The house is beautifully constructed with great attention to every detail,including a massive stone fireplace in the living room, beautiful walnut floors throughout, custom cabinetry and a uniquely crafted walnut staircase that took three months to construct. The spacious primary suite has its own fireplace,unique closets hidden behind bookshelves and a luxurious bathroom . The lower level has two large bedroom suites and a expansive family room with fireplace, wet bar/ coffee station and beautiful wine room. A media room completes the lower level. Each bedroom features an en suite bathroom with heated floors, custom cabinetry and tile imported from Europe. The grounds are simply and beautifully landscaped with a waterfall and pond with a viewing platform,

Listing Brokerage Name

James B. Collier

Presented By

Tanya Knutson

(704) 868-4188



  • Residential


  • Contemporary
  • Mountain


  • Driveway
  • Detached
  • Garage
  • One Car Garage
  • Gravel
  • Private

Year Built

  • 2007


  • 1.1

Square Feet

  • 5,287

List Date

  • Apr 29, 2022


  • $9,009.55


  • $1,500 Annually

Basement Rooms

  • Finished


  • Grandmother Mountain


Elementary School

  • Newland

High School

  • Avery County



  • Yes

Sewer Type

  • SewerAppliedforPermit

Water Type

  • Private
  • Well


  • Central Air
  • Heat Pump


  • Electric
  • Forced Air
  • Heat Pump
  • Propane


  • Cooktop
  • Down Draft
  • Double Oven
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Gas Cooktop
  • Gas Water Heater
  • Washer

Interior Features

  • Cathedral Ceiling(s)
  • Central Vacuum
  • Vaulted Ceiling(s)


Exterior Features

  • Gravel Driveway

Exterior Construction

  • Stone
  • Wood Siding
  • WoodFrame


  • Shake
  • Wood


  • Basement


  • Paved

Community Amenities

  • Gated
  • NearStatePark
  • NearNationalForest

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Described as a tiny town with big outdoor adventure, Linville is located in Avery County, North Carolina. 



Real Estate in Linville

Because of the area’s close proximity to Grandfather Mountain, Linville Falls, Linville Gorge and popular ski resorts, the town is home to many high-end homes, expansive retreats and condos, featuring an average sales price of $1.1 million. 



Lifestyle and Attractions

Linville is home to the Linville Gorge, or as some call it, the “Grand Canyon of the East.” Thanks to this natural beauty, visitors flock to this destination year round and are delighted with the vast amount of hiking, biking and camping opportunities that await them. Additionally, Grandfather Mountain is located just 10 minutes from the town center and provides visitors with plentiful hiking, biking and backpacking excursions. 


In the winter months, residents and tourists escape to ski and have their choice of nearby popular ski destinations like Beech and Sugar Mountain. 


Get underground and explore Linville Caverns— North Carolina’s only caverns. The caverns are open for tours seven days a week from March to November and on the weekends only between December and February. 


Additionally, residents of Linville enjoy exploring many fun communities like Boone, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis and Blowing Rock— all conveniently located right around the corner. 



Nearby Schools and Higher Education

Linville is a part of the Avery County School System that is made up of nine different elementary, middle, and high schools. Their mission is to prepare students for success by providing the best education possible through supportive relationships with students, parents, and community. 


Lees-McRae is very close to Linville and is a private four-year college affiliated with the Presbyterian church. Additionally, Caldwell Community College and Appalachian State University are also located nearby. 




In the 1800s a fishing expedition first discovered fish by a rock and upon further investigation, the fisherman found a small opening in the rock. The opening lead to a limestone cavern that is called Linville Caverns and is the only caverns in North Carolina.

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