If holiday crowds and gatherings have you dreaming of a peaceful escape, rest your eyes on this eight-bedroom home in Mill Spring, North Carolina.  The property is located in the Brights Creek community which not only includes a Tom Fazio golf course but is also home to the BMW off-road Excursion center.

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This home, perched on a quiet hillside has a fantastic rental history and it is easy to see why. The home is located just minutes to all sorts of lake and river activities. Horse boarding is also available at Bright’s Creek and there are riding and hiking trails nearby.

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This furnished custom home  was built in 2007 and designed for friendly gatherings.  The main entertaining area is centered on a massive two-story fireplace on the open main level.

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The lower level offers a den with a large two-sided fireplace, bar, and billiard/game room. All eight bedrooms have private baths.

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A large kitchen and dining room area offers views over the mountains and local golf course.

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Wide balconies create the perfect place to relax in the shade.

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This property is listed for $1.495 million with Beverly-Hanks Associates and is showcased by Luxury Portfolio.