$8.5 M Magnificent Mountaintop Estate Is Highest-Priced Listing In Banner Elk And Second Most Expensive In Avery County

An impressive mountain getaway in Diamond Creek has entered the market for $8.5 million — the highest-priced listing in Banner Elk and the second most expensive in Avery County. Located at 1782 Rockrose Road, this awe-inspiring mansion is nestled among 4.29 acres overlooking stunning rock outcroppings, a lush landscape and sensational views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Marketed exclusively by Sarah Fields Whitfield and Lawson Fields of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s Banner Elk office, the listing details may be viewed here

Built in 2007, the five-bedroom, five-and-three-half-bath estate boasts impeccable attention to detail, drawing design inspiration from European and Adirondack architectural elements. A warm and welcoming interior features a grand great room framed by an oversized stone fireplace. The inviting gourmet kitchen is crafted with an expansive center island and separate prep area. A main-level owners’ suite provides a private and relaxing spa-like retreat. The lower level showcases a spacious living area, a wine room, fireplace and billiard room — ideal for entertaining.

Multiple glass doors open onto a covered outdoor patio capturing spectacular mountain scenes. The property is equipped with several fireplaces and a two-car garage. Members of Diamond Creek enjoy access to an array of world-class amenities including a Tom Fazio-designed golf course, an award-winning clubhouse and equestrian facilities with riding trails.


“This unique residential offering presents the ultimate mountain lifestyle within one of the area’s most sought-after communities. Its incredible finishes and timeless character are complemented by an enviable location just moments from area ski resorts and the lovely shops and fine dining in downtown Banner Elk.”

  • Sarah Whitfield and Lawson Fields, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

About Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

Headquartered in Naples, Florida, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has over 1,400 sales professionals in 40 locations throughout Florida and North Carolina. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty also benefits from an association with the storied Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. The brokerage was founded by The Lutgert Companies, a prominent member of Southwest Florida’s business community since 1964, and is proudly associated with Peerage Realty Partners. For more information, visit premiersothebysrealty.com.