Tanya Knutson

490 Kerry Hill Road Cashiers, NC 28717


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Big Sheepcliff
Primary BR on Main
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PRICE REDUCED! Stunning estate in the heart of Cashiers! Enjoy a turnkey custom home without waiting for new construction! An original 4 BR, 5 BA Platt design in the gated community of Big Sheepcliff, this home is totally updated w/luxury materials. Beautifully sited at 4,200' elevation, it's perfectly positioned so panoramic views are visible from almost every room. The owner executed meticulous improvements w/unparalleled attention to detail! The driveway meanders through mature landscaping providing privacy. Through the custom iron front doors, admire an open floor plan, herringbone walnut floors, & gourmet kitchen + butler's pantry w/custom cabinets & countertops, Shaw farm sink, & Thermador Professional Series appliances (48-inch gas range, refrigerator, freezer, wine columns). Casual dining is next to the large island w/counter seating opens to a dining room & great room w/exposed beams + stone fireplace. The screened Carolina Room has a stone fireplace & seating areas. The main level has 2 ensuite BRs, one on each wing w/incredible Southeastern views + private balconies. The Primary owner's suite has a library, BR w/double doors to a private deck, 2 walk-in dressing rooms, & posh bath all offering unobstructed mtn views as you progress through the elegant appointments: fireplace, beverage drawers, marble counters, curbless shower, & soaking tub. The laundry room is on the main level w/Shaw farm sink, stone countertop, & Moravian star pendant. The upper level has a bonus room & 2 ensuite guest rooms. Downstairs, the family room w/windowed wall facing the mountains has surround sound, fireplace, dining area, full bath, wet bar, fridge/freezer drawers, wine cellar, & deck to a private fitness room. This home was renovated w/extraordinary amenities such as new dual fuel HVAC system, fresh paint inside & out (Farrow & Ball), custom luxe brand lighting (Paul Ferrante, Aerin, & Circa), security + home audio systems, polished nickel Rohl plumbing fixtures, & more!

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Tanya Knutson

(704) 868-4188



  • Residential


  • 3 Story
  • Traditional

Year Built

  • 1996

List Date

  • Sep 17, 2021


  • Big Sheepcliff



  • Wall/Wall Carpet
  • Stone
  • Wood
  • Marble
  • Tile


  • Central
  • Electric


  • Central
  • Dual Fuel


  • Dryer
  • Wall Oven
  • Cook-top Built-in Prop
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator Built-in
  • Washer
  • Disposal
  • Refrigerator
  • Wine Cooler

Interior Features

  • Eat-in Kitchen
  • Sauna
  • Wine Storage
  • Built-ins
  • Security System
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Cathedral Ceilings
  • Kitchen Island
  • Washer/Dryer Connection
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Pantry
  • Sound Wired
  • Wet Bar

Specialty Rooms

  • Library/Study
  • Loft
  • Fitness Room

Room Floor

  • Master Bedroom
  • Main


Exterior Features

  • Generator-Full
  • Balcony

Exterior Construction

  • Frame
  • Wood Siding

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Located in the Nantahala National Forest and just 10 miles from Highlands, North Carolina, Cashiers is a popular destination. 


What is Cashiers, NC known for?

Situated in Cashiers, North Carolina, Panthertown Valley is home to more than 6,311 acres of spectacular views, soaring mountains, roaring waterfalls, gorges and valleys. 


Things to do in Cashiers, NC

Home to an abundance of rainfall each year, Cashiers has more than 10 waterfalls to see and explore, and not all of them require visitors to go on a long hike first. 


And of course, the ever popular Panthertown Valley, is a huge hit with visitors and residents alike. 


A fly fisherman’s paradise, Cashiers is lucky enough to house the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail, where fly fishers will experience 15 ideal places to reel in brown, rainbow and and brook trout.


Take a break from exploring the outdoors when you stroll through the Cashiers Farmers Market, where you can buy from local farmers and artisans and get a quick bite to eat. 


Cashiers, NC weather

Technically classified as a temperate rainforest, Cashiers receives a large amount of precipitation each year. An escape from the heat, in July, which is the hottest month all year, the average temperature is 81 degrees. Expectedly, January is the coldest month of the year and temperatures average around 37 degrees. Air quality is exceptional in Cashiers, with data reporting the pollution index is 86% better than the national average.


Real Estate in Cashiers, North Carolina

Homes for sale in Cashiers, NC range from cozy cabins to mountain retreats and lake-side luxuries. Featured communities where most residents reside include Glenville, Highlands, Lake Toxaway, Sapphire, and Cullowhee. 

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