For Sale: Luxury estate near Asheville on the market for $34 million

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Asheville is known worldwide for being home to America’s largest privately-owned home. But while the Biltmore House isn’t for sale, another extravagant estate has hit the market, and it can be yours for $34 million.

Deerhaven Gardens Estate, built in 2010, is a 14,000-square-foot mansion about five miles from the city, ABC affiliate WLOS reported. It features private hiking trails, 50-mile views, an outdoor kitchen and entertainment area for 100, a Zen spa, and an infinity pool.

A spokesperson for the estate said the home comes fully furnished and is move-in ready.

The home itself includes:

  • 6 Bedrooms, plus Bunk room for 4
  • 6 Baths with fully heated floors
  • 7 Half Baths
  • 4 Laundry Rooms
  • 3 Kitchens
  • Outdoor natural gas emergency generator system supports the entire property
  • Hibachi Grill for 8, overlooking the mountains and the outdoor entertainment center.
  • His & her private offices
  • 70′ screened-in patio
  • 200′ Weiland disappearing doors
  • Media room / bar
  • Built-in 400-gallon saltwater aquarium
  • Refrigerated wine cellar
  • Private Zen spa including massage, separate pedicure and manicure stations, as well as a walk-in steam for 6
  • Full glassed-in gym overlooking the disappearing edge pool and the outdoor entertainment area
  • 400 sq. ft. game, yoga & exercise room
  • Summer kitchen/outdoor bar entertainment area seating 50 that accommodates over 100 for charity events and parties
  • Three-car air climate-controlled indoor garage. Additional outdoor parking for 20.

Marcus Katz, the current owner, said in a letter that he and his wife invested four years into building Deerhaven and are now searching for the “right family” to sell it to.

Outdoor features include:

  • Award-winning landscaping, including numerous streams, waterfalls, and 1 mile of private hiking trails, that’s tended by a full-time team of three landscapers.
  • Fire pit adjacent to the 30′ Waterfall
  • 50 Infinity Edge Pool sits adjacent to the entertainment area and 2 of the 4 waterfalls
  • Thousands of feet of hand-crafted stone adorn the gate, line the driveway, and surround the home and tennis court.
  • World class Har-Tru tennis facility with viewing pavilion adjacent to the lower waterfall; NFL quality court lights.
  • Automated irrigation system covering the entire property.

The owners’ asking price for the property is $34 million, but said the price can be negotiated.