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The welcoming character of this home is observed the moment one turns onto the long driveway encased in two stone pillars and lined with maple trees. Winding past a large meadow covered in lush green grass, a rainbow of flowers blooming in the spring and early summer months add a beautiful splash of color to the scenery. The landscaping, still being developed, is very important to homeowners Pam and Danny, and only native species of plants will be used. They deemed their home D-Coy’s Nest after a nickname Danny gained in high school, and their “nest” is a truly unique home with a cozy and comfortable atmosphere, the perfect retreat for family and friends alike. This home, completed August 2008, sits on four and a half acres of gently sloping landscape and boasts 3,200 square feet of Moss Creek Design timber frame construction. Pigeon Roost Road contains lots of local flavor, with many residents all year or half the year. The McCoys enjoy the rural setting and take pleasure in watching the wildlife roaming their meadow- wildlife such as deer, turkey, and even bears! The D-Coys even have a honeymoon cabin, Scrollrock, across the street resting beside a picturesque creek, and while it is more primitive it is equally as comfortable as D-Coy’s Nest. The most challenging aspect the McCoys were confronted with when building this home was the elevation of 4,500 feet putting it in a high wind zone, requiring the cabin to be equipped with hurricane windows, extra strapping and steel, and a solid poured foundation. At first glance, one can tell this is a homey and cozy cabin, with board and batten enveloping the outside and light green trim surrounding the windows and doors. The 1,000 square feet of porch area lined with rocking chairs provide the perfect venue from which to observe the fantastic views stretching from Tennessee to Virginia. The hot tub, located on the other side of the home, is the perfect place to relax on a chilly

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High Country Home Spring 2012  

High Country Home Spring 2012