This 6 BR, 5 1/2 Bath home has commanding views of No. 13, No. 15 & Mountains
About Jim Massey
My name is Jim Massey. I am a registered Civil Engineer, General Contractor, and Real Estate Broker, born in Winston-Salem. I came to Roaring Gap in 1965 where I met and married my wife, Nancy. She is a registered nurse with a specialty in surgery at Hugh Chatham Hospital in Elkin, and my partner in the real estate and construction business. We have designed and built many luxury homes, and intended this one to be our ultimate mount house. Nancy is an excellent amateur decorator, and it really shows in this home.
Jim Massey purchased this Chateau / Country House in 2009
Why Jim Massey chose Roaring Gap
Our house sits on one of the elite sites in Olde Beau Resort and Golf Club in Roaring Gap, NC overlooking the signature no. 15 hole. From the semi-circular roofed view deck that spans between the two "towers" of the home are views of two complete holes, and the near and distant mountains. Inviting entry porch welcomes you into the Foyer and Dining Room with solid walnut floors and 11 foot ceilings. Next comes the Great Room with vaulted wood beaded ceiling, stone fireplace, large TV, computer desk, and wet bar with granite and reclaimed wormy oak tops, wine cooler. Continue on the walnut floor into the Kitchen while looking at the view all the way where you will discover custom built wormy chestnut cabinetry housing a Wolfe gas range with gas oven and special exhaust hood, separate Wolfe electric oven, 36 inch Subzero Refrigerator, 36 inch Subzero Freezer, Dishwasher, built in Microwave, 50 inch TV and pantry. Relax in the circular Morning room with panoramic windows. Master Suite has high tray ceiling, a "tower" sitting area for relaxing and views, real Jacuzzi for two under large windows, big glass block and tile shower with window, 2 seats, and 3 showerheads, two wormy chestnut vanities with granite tops, private space w/ bidet, and door to foyer powder room. Two stairways to Ground Floor reveal 3 more huge bedrooms with baths, spacious Family room with pool table, big multipurpose room. 3 rooms open onto wide patio with great views. Top floor has 2 bedrooms, bath, and kid's Secret Room!
What makes this Chateau / Country House unique
The Eastern Continental Divide passes thru the tiny village of Roaring Gap We have found that we are uniquely located as a convenient meeting place for families and friends scattered all over the southeastern states. Our house is located in the gated Olde Beau Resort and Golf Club, and our guests can utilize the golf course which Curtis Strange called "one of the greatest mountain golf courses ever built" , Club House dining, swimming pools, tennis courts, fitness center, etc. 3 miles away is the famous Blue Ridge Parkway which provides sightseeing, hiking, bicycling, restaurants, and pleasurable driving to many points of interest. Just 4 miles away is the 14,000 acre Stone Mountain State Park with 20 miles of trout waters, 18 miles of different hiking trails, rock climbing, rappelling, etc. Nearby is the wide lazy New River (second oldest river in the world) with kayaking, canoeing, tubing, camping, fishing, etc. Our near neighboring towns are Sparta and Elkin providing Food Lion, Super WalMart, restaurants, hospitals, banks, and anything else you may need. You will be welcome in our home which is new, unique, big, beautiful, clean, and comfortable. Bring your camera so you can take your memories home with you.
100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Mr. Massey was great to work with...very responsive. We host retreats for pastors and their spouses, and this summer we were in Glade Valley for the retreats. In looking for a place to house all of the volunteers, we found this beautiful location. They enjoyed rich fellowship for two weeks at this dwelling!! It was perfect for 6 couples! Thank you!!!
Older Beau was BEAUtiful
Property owner was gracious, informative and attentive. A special kind of place with access to everything you would want to do.
Many thanks for your kind words about our home in Olde Beau Resort and Country Club, Roaring Gap, NC. I am glad that the kids got to visit Crouse Park in Sparta, and that all the family enjoyed the fitness center, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, etc. in Olde Beau. I enjoyed meeting you and your wife, and look forward to seeing you again. Best to you, Jim
Perfect property for a large group!
Fifteen members of my extended family (my parents and siblings, and all of our kids) stayed in this beautiful home over Thanksgiving. Not only was there plenty to do (hiking and running outside, use of the gym at Olde Beau, a game room and small gym in the house), it also served as a wonderful "home base" as the families went out on their own adventures! I should also mention the kitchen: it's large and fully equipped, making it easy to host a Thanksgiving dinner for 30 people! And Jim, the owner, is never more than a phone call away.
I can't properly express how much I appreciate your taking the time to say a few things about our mountain home and your family's experience here! Because of the size of our extended family, we designed it to comfortably accommodate a large group. I like your term "home base" because there are so many things to see and do around here, folks can do different things during the day, and meet back at "home" in the evening. I hope to see you all again. Thanks, Jim.
A luxurious home, a quiet getaway
We contacted Jim about staying at his home in N.C., and it was the best decision we ever made for a vacation getaway. We were concerned because it was a little farther than we usually travel. We often rent cabins in the Smokey mtns., and sometimes use VRBO, but not often. We have rented Villas in Mexico 🇲🇽 through vrbo, and loco gringo, for the past ten years or more. We have stayed in hotels on our vacations since the 80’s. We have rented houses in Switzerland 🇨🇭 and Italy 🇮🇹. This rental has been the best experience of our vacationing life. Not only was Jim easy to talk to, he gave us local info, and let us know he was available if we needed “anything.” We wanted a quiet, family and friends getaway, for a few days over the New Years holiday. Our partying days are over, haha and we just wanted to unwind, and relax, and enjoy the fellowship of each other. I can’t say enough about this house. Exquisite! Every detail was taken care of. The mattresses on the beds were better than the ones at our home, tons of towels, two washer/dryers if needed, a gourmet professional kitchen, well stocked supplies, and enough room if you want some quiet time to read, (or nap) and lots of common areas to gather and chat. The weather was cold...and the home was toasty, with two separate furnaces, and a couple of firplaces. Large Televisions galore! I am not a golfer, but the golf course and clubhouse has many amenities we did not take advantage of.....but may the next time. We watched deer 🦌 in the mornings as we sipped coffee. It was toooooo cool to sit on the very, very, very, large outside porch...but it would be great in the spring/summer/fall. If you think it may be too long a drive for you, you are wrong. It is worth it! No matter where you are from! (We were from ky, and traveling With my wife’s mom and dad and we had to stop often, so it was a six hour drive for us) the house was better than expected, and the pictures are great, but do not do the home justice....I guarantee, rent this home, and you will not be disappointed! Thank you Jim for allowing us this experience.
Thank you, John, for the extremely complimentary accounting of your visit to our place in Roaring Gap, especially the house itself. After designing and building hundreds, I wanted this one to be my "ultimate mountain home". I really enjoyed meeting you and your family, and hope you can come back soon. Sincerely, Jim.
An amazing house tucked away with a beautiful view was the perfect getaway with friends.
This house and property is a must see! A long weekend with friends in the middle of winter was a perfect getaway to enjoy this spectacular house and the surrounding area. With so many wineries in the area , golf courses ,and shopping, our weekend flew by and was most enjoyable.
This house has everything you need to feel comfortable and spoiled at the same time...will definitely plan to visit again!!
Thank you, Susan and John, for your complimentary review of our house on the Roaring Gap mountain. As you said, it looks across the Olde Beau golf course an mountains beyond, and is in an area of lots of things to do and see. Nancy and I look forward to having you come again. Sincerely,......Jim
Labor Day Week-End 2016
We stayed with three other couples for four days and four nights over the Labor Day week-end. Our friends and us have been taking a trip every Labor Day week-end for the past 10 years and this place was by far the best we have stayed . You will fall in love with this house, we always have trouble obtaining places that have bedrooms equal for all, not here, there is not a bad room in the place. Sitting on the deck at night next to the fire place was a highlight for all. It is on a beautiful golf course and the ladies enjoyed traveling to the near-by wineries. We will definable be staying here again. Not to mention that Jim and Nancy are two of the nicest people you will ever meet. You cannot miss with this place, top notch!
We are just 3 miles from the famous Blue Ridge Parkway (blueridgeparkway.org), and 4 miles from the 14,000 acre Stone Mountain State Park (ncparks.gov)