The Mitchell River Estate - 400+ Acres, Fly Fishing Paradise
The Mitchell River Estate
This magnificent estate is your ticket to a vacation like no other! The Mitchell River House is situated on 400 acres of beautiful private land, providing a picturesque and tranquil setting for fly fishing, outdoor adventures, and family gatherings. Offering three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, this 3000 square foot home sits directly on the swift waters of the gorgeous Mitchell River.
This magnificent farm estate is located in the heart of North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley Wine Region, off the beaten path, but easily accessible if you wish to head into town. If this rustic home seems a little familiar to you, it’s because it was featured in Nicholas Spark’s movie "The Longest Ride," chosen for its incredible natural beauty and stunning views. A recently renovated barn sits close to the main house, offering a spacious, 16-foot deck overlooking the Mitchell River.
This home has been lovingly refurbished to give you a feeling of stepping back in time. With two large living rooms, there’s plenty of space for the whole family to spread out. Each living room is outfitted with stunningly rustic décor, from the wood paneled walls, to the gorgeous paintings featuring scenic, pastoral landscapes. Comfortable leather sofas and chairs can be found in each living space, along with more wooden finishes, creating a western aesthetic. The kitchen features a wonderful, old-fashioned design with all the modern amenities you'll need to prepare delicious meals for the family. You’ll love the spacious work area, the gleaming hardwood floors, and the vast layout, offering plenty of room for multiple assistant cooks!
This home offers three cozy bedrooms, including a bunkroom that also features two full-sized beds and a twin bed. The other two bedrooms, including the master, offer plush, king-sized bed and a Queen in the downstairs bedroom with a private bath. Each room is outfitted with silky-smooth linens and snug duvets to keep warm. Each bathroom offers polished wood paneling, and more than enough space to refresh and rejuvenate with a bath or shower after a long day.
While the interior of this one of a kind vacation home is warm and inviting, what truly makes the property so special is the 400 acres of private, natural beauty that surround you. You’ll find two outdoor porches, both offering sweeping views of the lush greenery, rolling hills, and roaring river. Half of your time here will be spent exploring this vast property along with all the adventure and beauty it has to offer. You’re given direct access to the Mitchell River from your property, making this home a great destination for fly fishing enthusiasts. The Mitchell River is stocked by the state, so no need to worry if the fish will be biting! If you’d like to venture away from your massive, private retreat, the Mitchell River House is situated with incredible proximity to numerous nationally acclaimed wineries, such as Shelton Vineyards, Stony Knoll, and Herrera Vineyards. Take a few hours during the day to delight in the scrumptious wines at these acclaimed wineries. As the shimmering sun slowly sinks down in the sky, gather with your family around the outdoor fire pit to roast marshmallows and share stories about your adventures throughout the day!
One trip to the Mitchell River House will immediately make you long for more! Come visit this rustic treasure, and bask in the serenity that 400 acres of natural wonder can bring.
For an even closer glimpse of The Mitchel River Estate, visit: https://cindylaurenphotography.pixieset.com/themitchellriverhouse/
Estate with 2 levels
3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 3000 square feet, 279 square meters
King, King, and Other
8 guests maximum
Piedmont Triad International Airport - GSO or Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT)
80 minutes by car
400 acres of lush greenery and rolling hills!
No Pets Allowed
Not Handicap Accessible
View All Amenities
Activities of Interest
- Wine Country
- Cardinal Stables and Riding Academy - Cardinal Stables offers guided trail rides year round along scenic paths through beautiful forests and meadows.
- Yadkin River Adventures - Take a leisurely kayak ride down the gorgeous Yadkin River.
- Flyfishing - The majestic Mitchell River sits right in your back yard, and is a great place to try your hand at flyfishing!
- Cedarbrook Country Club Golf Course - Built among the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Cedarbrook Country Club is the creation of one of golf's legendary architects, Ellis Maples.
Places of Interest
- Harvest Grill - This delicious restaurant sits on the grounds of the prestigious Shelton Vineyards, and offers a diverse, seasonal menu, paired with tasty house wines.
- Vineyards - There are numerous beautiful vineyards in the area, such as Shelton Vineyards, Stony Knoll, and Herrera, just to name a few!
- Cody Creek - Located just south of Dobson, Cody Creek is a rustic, stylish destination with restaurants and antique shops!
- Fisher River Park - Fisher River Park allows for outdoor activities, such as hiking and biking, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Maggie Smith and Kenneth MoyerJuly 2022
We had a perfect stay at this home In NC wine country. This home is suited for 2 families or multi generational living as there are 2 separate living levels and one primary bedroom on the main level. The beds were comfortable and the furnishings, and linens were outstanding! I love the modern farmhouse feel of the home! The home is in a quiet setting on 400 rolling acres. The 2 longhorn cows loved the carrots that the host thoughtfully provided along with full fixings for us to make S'mores at the fire pit. The home was sparkling CLEAN including the outdoor living areas and the landscaping was professionally maintained. We loved sitting on the front porch drinking coffee listening to the river babbling. We took long walks and hikes along the river and up the hills on many trails on the property. While visiting The Dobson area we hiked to waterfalls at Stone Mountain, visited Mt Airy (Mayberry) and toured many wineries that were close by. We even attended an outdoor concert and had a wonderful dinner at Shelton Vineyards (highly recommended) Fantastic hosts with great communications! We hope to stay again- Maggie and Kenny Moyer (Topsail Island, NC) ”
The Dobson house is a unexpected surprise. First ,the house is very cozy with big comfy beds and warm sitting rooms to relax. What was a surprise is fun we had exploring the surrounding areas. Wether is was Mount Airy and the home of Andy Griffith or the cool vineyards or the awesome hikes up Stone Mountain, it was truly relaxing. The home is set on a beautiful farm with horned cows and we had a great time feeding them. The rolling river in the front of the property was a great place to do some fly fishing. Laina, let us take our sporting clay thrower and we had a blast shooting sporting clays over the corn field. Its one of those" diamonds in the rough” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to going back. Oh did i mention the farm was the set for the movie The Longest Ride. You will be entertained as you sit in the den while watching this cool rough but sweet movie that stars Clint Eastwood’s son Relax and enjoy all the Dobson Farm has to offer. Thanks Laina”
We spent the week between Christmas and New Years at the Mitchell River Estate. It was a truly wonderful family vacation. Laina is a very generous host and her home is the perfect balance of beauty and comfort. The expansive property is full of activities that keep you busy and help you detach and relax all at the same time. We had unseasonably warm weather and got to go fly fishing nearby (a must do). We visited wineries and hiked Stone Mountain. We explored the grounds on foot and by golf cart, fished in the pond, fed the cows carrots and watched them graze for hours, used the fire pit for smores and BBQing...and watched "The Longest Ride" cheering every time The Mitchell River house was shown in the movie :). We loved every moment, slept very well and hope to visit again. ”