Escape to a hidden mountain getaway nestled in the Appalachian High Country of the Cherokee National Forest and located just below the ridge of Iron Mountain and above Watauga Lake. Surrounded with panoramic mountain views at 2600' this private retreat offers 141+ private acres of rolling land and two private residences. The authentic mountaintop log cabin boasts over 5,200 square feet of living space. A warm and spacious great room extends from one end of the home to the other providing picture windows to maximize the view, a stone fireplace, sliding French doors leading to the wrap around deck, built-ins, and rustic wood beams, all contributing to the ambiance. Four private guest suites with ensuite baths on the upper level and separate living quarters on the terrace level provide adequate accommodations for large gatherings. The gourmet kitchen features an island with six-burner gas cooktop, sub zero refrigerator, ice maker, warming drawer, walk-in pantry and all of the luxury items expected. The second home is a private Creek Side Chalet tucked among the mountain laurels providing complete privacy. As an additional residence or guest quarters this beautiful log home offers 1,152 square feet, 3 BR, 2.5 baths, a fully equipped kitchen, soaring ceilings, an abundance of windows, wrap around deck, and hot tub. The property currently operates as the well-known and highly acclaimed Iron Mountain Inn Bed & Breakfast in the quaint town of Butler. Whether a hunting lodge, corporate retreat, or family gathering place for the discerning buyer, this property will provide enjoyment as well as a rural retreat. ADDITIONAL OPTIONS: OPTIONS: 1) Lodge/Mountain Top Log Cabin with 20 acres-$850,000 2) The Cabin (2nd residence) snuggled into the mountains, with 14 acres-$435,000 3) Three 10-20 acre tracts along the creek (with an old stream that never goes dry and backs up to National Forest) 4) Additional Acreage available upon request.