The Oasis With Everything

Industrial chic meets cabaret glamour  For an ex-New Yorker who loves his animals and his privacy, moving to the Asheville area was all about finding…

Winter Warmer

Winter Warmer

If you know how to build your own bunk room, it naturally follows that you’ll pick the right island-top material for your kitchen, say,…

Town and Country

Town and Country

The antique telephone booth weighed one ton and required nine men to ease it into place through a hole in the roof. It was…

Gestures of Empire

Gestures of Empire

It’s a wedding-cake house, and not the modern minimalist kind smoothed in fondant, either. Some 182 years after it was built, Saluda Cottages remains…

Cool Breeze

Cool Breeze

With real elevation comes real responsibilities, so when Kevin Reed, owner of BlueStone Construction, carved out a dream home for Kirk and Minette Johnson…

High-Stamina Refinement

Though hardly reined in, size wise, at 7,400 square feet, this modern equestrian estate in Mill Spring is “intentionally low-slung and relatively understated,” says…

Many Happy Returns

Moose, an 11-pound toy poodle, and McGee, an 85-pound English Goldendoodle, are plenty cute all on their own. Together, though, the yin and yang…

Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

Re-using old barns is a charming trend. In the scope of new builds, that usually means a post here, a beam there, weathered by…

A Sleek Sanctuary

The most cutting-edge house in Lakeview community isn’t a place for children — at least not every day. When they met, Dr. Carol Brothers…

Coffee With Cream

Coffee With Cream

Edward Cocciadiferro and his wife Jackie like to go big at holiday time — thus the two ovens and large walk-around island in their…