The Smithmore Castle is a 121 acre private mountain estate located on top of English Knob in the Great Smoky Mountains. The 12,000 square foot mansion has 6 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. It includes a billiards room, a bar/lounge, commercial kitchen, dining room with seating for 10 with a fireplace and ceiling frescos. A wine cellar, courtyard, giant great room with marble floors and a massive 2 story stone fireplace and crystal chandelier. The two main bedrooms connect to the four story towers, each of which contain i ts
own private hot tub. At an elevation at 3688 ft., the 'Castle in the Sky' offers one of the most amazing views in North Carolina with a spectacular 270 degree view of Mount Mitchell, Toe River Valley, The Continental Divide and multiple layers of mountain ranges. A 3000 square foot out-parcel building known as Crown Hall is nestled in the woods below the main house. Crown Hall boasts a commercial kitchen, a gym, banquet hall, bride room, separate mens and ladies restrooms, and was specifically designed for hosting weddings and receptions. Numerous trails allow for mountain biking or hiking and exploration of the many caves located throughout the estate. Conveniently located 5 minutes from Avery County Airport and downtown Spruce Pine, 10 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, 30 minutes from Beech and Sugar Mountain ski resorts, and 40 minutes from Asheville, Smithmore Castle is the ideal setting for weddings, meetings, family gatherings, corporate retreats, celebrity, private guests, or any special event.
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