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111 Robinhood Road: A Sustainable North Asheville Home with Huge Mountain Views

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111 Robinhood Road, Asheville, NC 28804

$899,000

3509 Square Feet, 0.46 Acres

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms

Built in 1987    MLS# 3227282

Elegant North Asheville ContemporaryNorth Asheville contemporary with breathtaking downtown views offers a sustainable luxury home for the sophisticated consumer. From the handmade Mahogany front door to the exquisite gourmet kitchen, this home leaves nothing wanting. Custom cherry and maple built-ins, artist fabricated ironwork, master masonry stonework, lovely landscaping and vast ipe deck. Rebuilt from the studs, this home was recreated by skilled craftsmen, artists, designers and efficiency experts. See brochure for details.

WELCOMING ENTRANCE

Entryway features custom fabricated ironwork by Portable

Welding Service

Stunning slate and granite stone work by Marc Archambault of

Hammerhead Stoneworks

Landscape architecture by Tony Hauser of Ambient Design

Accent exterior landscape lighting

Replaced driveway with new engineered retaining wall and

driveway ($100,000)

Whole house generator

KITCHEN

Zephyr Hood. Wolf Induction CooktopKitchen design by Susan Mimken

Exquisite granite countertops by Rock Star Granite and Marble

Pastry island with marble countertop

Wood-Mode fine custom maple cabinetry with dovetail and soft
close features

Custom cabinets with built-in cutting board and knife drawer

Wolf induction and gas cooktops

Zephyr kitchen range hood

Miele dishwasher, steam, and convection ovens

KitchenAid refrigerator, bar refrigerator

Dornbracht faucet, separate bar sink

Johnsonite rubber floors are soft on the feet

Walk-in pantry

LIVING AREA

Open Living Room. Built-In Shelving.Breathtaking mountain and city views

Wall of west-facing windows

Hidden coat closet with door blending into custom paneling in the foyer

Gorgeous maple and cherry paneling

Conrad custom motorized blinds with hand woven raffia in living room and dining
area

Trey ceiling in living area

Whole-house sound system

Accent LED lighting embedded into cabinetry

Opens to spacious Ipe wood deck

DINING ROOM

Spacious Dining Room.Handmade, elegant contemporary maple and Anigre paneling

Modern built-ins with stainless steel accent bands made by
Jessie Jozwiak of True to Form

Sophisticated and stylish lighting package

THE STUDY

Wool carpet (hypo-allergenic)

Closets by More Space Place®

American Clay Paint

Built in cherry desk

Beautiful garden view

HALF BATH

Handmade glass bowl and matching vanity mirror from New

Mexico

Custom tile

MASTER SUITE

Master Bedroom. Incredible City and Mountain ViewsBreathtaking downtown and mountain views

Trey ceiling

Wool carpet (hypo-allergenic)

Grasscloth wallpaper

Custom closet by More Space Place®

Electric heated floor in master bath

Steam shower with custom tile

Toto Neorest toilet

Dual vanity with marble counter plus sit-down makeup area

Linen closet in master bath

Skylight

GUEST SUITE

En Suite Bathroom with Soaking Tub. Custom Tile Vanity.Serene garden view

Wool carpet (hypo-allergenic)

Beautiful natural light

Closet by More Space Place®

En-suite bathroom with soaking tub

Custom vanity and tile in bathroom

LAUNDRY ROOM

Wood-Mode cabinets for plenty of storage

Corian counters

Johnsonite rubber floors are soft on the feet

LOWER LEVEL

Lower Level Great Room. Separate EntranceHuge great room or third bedroom

Cork flooring

Built in murphy bed by More Space Place®

Great natural light with lots of windows

Corian counters and ample cabinetry for hobbyists

Full bathroom on lower level

Separate entrance

952 square feet in basement ready to be finished for easy expansion

OUTSIDE LIVING

Entertain on the Spacious Ipe DeckSpacious Ipe wood deckfor tranquil rest or first class entertaining

Breathtaking downtown Asheville and long-range mountain
views

Stainless steel railing by Marc Archambault

Retractable electric awning

SUSTAINABLE REMODEL, LONGEVITY COMFORT AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Home deconstructed to the studs and completely rebuilt —

inside and out •

Replaced electrical, plumbing, HVAC, roof, exterior walls,

interior walls, deck and more

Landscape Architecture by Ambient DesignLoewen aluminum clad windows

50 year architectural shingle roof

Hardiplank cement board siding

Advantech subfloor and sheathing

High efficiency Bryant heat pump with gas furnace back up

HVAC system zoned with three active zones (master bedroom,
main area and lower level) and capacity for more zones

Whole house humidifier on HVAC system

Aquasana whole-house water filter

Sealed and conditioned crawl space by Home Energy Partners

Foundation sealed for water protection during renovation

Spray foam insulation in walls (Iceyene), floors and ceiling by

Home Energy Partners

Triple pane windows on East and South sides, North and West

sides double pane

Tankless gas hot water heater with recirculating pump

Half round gutters with leaf guard

THE COMMUNITY

Located just 5 miles north of downtown Asheville, known for its fine dining, craft beverages, galleries and performing arts

Proximity to the Country Club of Asheville’s golf, pool, tennis and social facilities

Convenient access to walking trails at Beaver Lake and hiking along the Blue Ridge Parkway

Driving/ Biking Directions:

Breathtaking Mountain and City Views.From Downtown Asheville, take Merrimon Avenue north and turn right on Beaverdam Road. Turn left on Elk Mountain Scenic Highway. Left on Robinhood Road. 111 Robinhood Road is on the left.

For more information on real estate in Asheville, please contact Mike Figura at Mike@MyMosaicRealty.com  or call him anytime at (828) 337-8190.

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Asheville, NC: Where it's Hip to be Sober

Fresh Juices

Asheville is renowned for its locally crafted adult beverages.  Known nationally as Beer City USA, it has also garnered attention for its craft cocktail scene as well as its growing wine culture.  Where does that leave the non-drinker? Fortunately, artisan options abound for the alcohol-free imbiber as well!

Kombucha

KombuchaKombucha, known as the “immortal health elixer” by the Chinese, is a fizzy tea with a slight taste of vinegar that has been around for over 2000 years. It is made from black tea and sugar and fermented by a colony of yeast and bacteria.  These lively carbonated beverages are filled with enzymes and probiotics.  There are innumerable claims to health benefits, including increased energy, improved digestion and immune support.

Buchi Kombucha, perhaps the largest maker of kombucha in our area, bottles its beverages and distributes them to local health food stores.  You can also find it at local taps such as the one at Rosetta’s Kitchen.  Fill a growler to go or sip at several restaurants around town.

Bhramari Brewing Company features its Kombucharia, where you can get a number of uniquely flavored kombucha on tap. They partner with local tea house Dobra Tea to create these tantalizing drinks.  http://www.bhramaribrewhouse.com/kombucharia

Tea

TeaDobra Tea has three locations in downtown Asheville, Black Mountain and West Asheville.  Their tea offerings are extensive and perfectly prepared and their tea rooms are ideal for settling in with a hot beverage and good conversation.  The food forward eater will find plenty to snack on since most of their menu items are gluten free and vegan.

Kava

Noble Kava, located on Haywood Road in West Asheville, provides a unique drinking experience. Kava is a beverage made from a root that is native to the Western Pacific islands.  This drink, popular socially in the South Pacific, is gaining popularity in the United States as well due to some potential health benefits including easing anxiety and sleeplessness.

Smoothies and Juice Bars

You can really step up your healthy drink game by checking out the fresh and tasty juices and smoothies at Farmacy Juice and Tonic Bar in the West Village Market, Elements Real Food downtown or the Mountain Juicery in south Asheville.  Sip these juices after fresh pressing or pick up an entire pre-bottled juice cleanse regimen to continue at home.  Laughing Seed Cafe and Green Sage Cafe also offer superfood juices that can be enjoyed in a pint glass at their downtown locations.

Coffee and Hot Cocoa

CoffeeThere are multiple places to get a fantastic cup of coffee in Asheville. Among some of our favorites are Izzy’s, Odd’s Cafe and Battle Cat on the West side of town.  Downtown, check out High Five Coffee, World Coffee and Izzy’s Coffee Den.

The perfect mug of hot cocoa can be paired with artisan handmade truffles at the French Broad Chocolate Lounge on Pack Square.  Take it to go and explore downtown Asheville with liquid heaven in hand while all of those beer drinkers are confined to their bar stools!

Cheers to your health!

For more information on our community and real estate in Asheville, please contact Mike Figura at Mike@MyMosaicRealty.com  or call him anytime at (828) 337-8190.

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Asheville Elevates the Art of Downtown Living

Pack Square Park Asheville

Asheville is synonymous with lots of things – wide-ranging outdoor activities, a world-class craft beer scene, unparalleled mountain vistas – but urban oasis? Many would be surprised to learn that at the heart of Asheville’s natural beauty sits a compact, livable downtown district brimming with big-city amenities, arts, entertainment, eateries, markets, gyms … the list goes on. Living in downtown Asheville puts all of these conveniences within easy walking distance – making it simple to ditch the car and reduce that carbon footprint!

First Up, Downtown Asheville is Foodtopia

Grove Arcade Market AshevilleThere’s no shortage of dining options in downtown Asheville – everything from brunch hotspots Over Easy CaféEarly Girl Eatery, Tupelo Honey  to bustling brew pubs Wicked Weed Brewery , LAB , Bhramari Brewing Co. to dessert destinations French Broad Chocolates , Karen Donatelli , just to name a few. Feeling like a home-cooked meal? Pop into the locally owned artisan and discount food shop Hopey & Co.’s  downtown location, or make a quick stop at French Broad Food Co-op to pick up all your meal-making necessities. And every Saturday morning, you can visit the Asheville City Market for farm-fresh produce, meat, dairy and local artisan products.

Asheville: Enriching – and Entertaining

Asheville Civic CenterLook for culturally rich programs and entertainment in downtown Asheville, and you won’t be disappointed. Think dance and music performances at the Diana Wortham Theatre; a range of concerts and sporting events at the U.S. Cellular Center/Thomas Wolfe Auditorium ; and all manner of outdoor music and arts fests in Pack Square. Pack Memorial Library also features performances and a range of organized activities for all ages. Itching for an enriching museum experience? Hit the Asheville Art Museum, the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, the Asheville Museum of Science, or the Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, or mix in a little play at the Asheville Pinball Museum.

Catch a Movie, See a Play

Getting to the movies to see first-run, art and independent films is easy in downtown Asheville, thanks to the Fine Arts Theatre and the recently opened Grail Moviehouse. When you’re ready to see top-notch plays – or if you’d like to be in one yourself – visit Asheville Community Theatre or the N.C. Stage Company.

Get Fit Right in Downtown

YMCA Downtown AshevilleWalking the streets of downtown can be a workout in itself, but if you’re looking for something a little more challenging, the district boasts a YMCA (which sports two pools, basketball and racquetball courts, along with the traditional wellness center) as well as a Climbmax Climbing gym, with indoor and outdoor facilities.

Places to Park It

Partaking of all Asheville has to offer can be exhausting; luckily, the downtown area is replete with parks for relaxing, meeting up with friends, or simply people-watching. Pack Square, surrounded by the art deco treasures Asheville is famed for, presents the perfect spot for spreading a blanket and soaking in the atmosphere. A bonus for kids is Splashville water park, at the east end of the square. For some fun people-watching (and a little Friday evening drum circle action), head to Pritchard Park. Once you’re recharged – and ready for a rush – grab your wheels and head to Food Lion Skatepark.

For a personally guided tour of downtown Asheville, or for more information on real estate here or anywhere in Asheville, please contact Mike Figura at Mike@MyMosaicRealty.com or call him anytime at (828) 337-8190.

 

Summer Festivals in Downtown Asheville are Getting Warmed Up

LEAF Festival Downtown Asheville

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo credit: David Simchock

With summer right around the corner, the weather isn’t the only thing heating up in Asheville: festival season is about to kick into high gear. Downtown Asheville boasts a range of festivals to fit just about every interest – and Mosaic Community Lifestyle Realty, an ardent supporter of cultural events that create community, is sponsoring three of the biggest.

Xpand Fest

Asheville Downtown FestivalThe inaugural outdoor event for Asheville-based arts non-profit Xpand Your Vision, Xpand Fest comes to the South Slope June 10. The free street festival, stretching along Banks and Buxton Ave., will feature a variety of vendors, artist booths, live music and other performances. Musical guests include The Broadcast, The Secret B Sides, and Supatight; the local food vendors and special festival brew provided by Bhramari Brewhouse will keep attendees sated. Xpand Fest highlights music and arts as an innovative tool toward inclusive development and believes the arts are a powerful platform for social change. Xpand Fest will include information on the Sustainable Development Goals created at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit and will highlight local organizations that are making conscious business decisions to better our community. http://xyvision.org/xpand-fest

Shindig on the Green

Celebrating the toe-tapping music and dance traditions of Southern Appalachia, Shindig on the Green kicks off its 51st season July 1 on Roger McGuire Green at Pack Square in downtown Asheville. Drawing scores of locals and visitors alike, the free event, which will run most Saturdays until Sept. 2, features a stage show and informal jam sessions around the park from 7-10 p.m. With concessions available from Okie Dokies Smokehouse and The Hop Ice Cream Café, you can bring your blanket or lawn chair and make an evening of it, listening to long-standing house band The Stoney Creek Boys and other bluegrass and old-time string bands, and watching cloggers from around Western North Carolina.

LEAF Downtown AVL

Pack Square Asheville Festivalsphoto credit: K2 Media

Celebrating local community, this popular family-friendly festival brings Downtown Asheville’s Pack Square alive on Aug. 4 and 5 with three stages featuring a dynamic range of national, regional and local talent. LEAF Downtown, a free event in its third year, starts early afternoon Friday, and on Saturday kicks off at 9 a.m with an all-ages LEAF Art Dash 5K. Festival-goers can enjoy eats from local food trucks while engaging with family and friends and tuning into a rich range of music including old-time, folk, hip hop, Americana, blues, and deep Appalachian. Rounding out the fun are Easel Rider (Asheville’s Mobile Art Lab), costume tents, roaming kids’ artists, puppets, jugglers,face-painting, parades and circus arts. Enrichment activities, cultural exchanges, and civic engagement will also take place at the Voices of Asheville Tent through a series of collaborative community alliances. Festivities wind down when the park closes at 10 p.m.

For more information about our area, or about real estate in Asheville, contact Mike Figura at (828) 337-8190, or email him at Mike@MyMosaicRealty.com

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