Front elevation of new stone house designed by ACM Design of Asheville, NC

The Lumiere House

This French Contemporary home, currently under construction in Asheville, NC, represents a blending of old world glamour and contemporary style....

New construction mountain home--modern craftsman with industrial touches, designed by ACM Design Architecture and Interiors

The Bridge House

Nestled amongst the trees on a hilltop in Black Mountain, The Bridge House is a newly constructed traditional craftsman mountain home but with a modern twist. The interior of the home combines natural wood tones in the flooring, beams, and great room ceiling along with primarily pale grey painted walls. This creates the perfect backdrop for the homeowner’s collection...

Biltmore Forest Romantic customed designed estate home

Biltmore Forest Romantic

Carefully sited to feature views of the Biltmore Estate from nearly every room, this fine home hearkens back to yesterday . . . from the nostalgic architecture of the European Romantic style to the grandeur and detail of the interior spaces to the surrounding gardens. This masterpiece features quality construction by a collection of artisans and master craftsmen under the...

Modern Mountain Craftsman design by architect Amy Conner-Murphy of ACM Designs

Mountain Modern

The Mountain Modern home is carefully tucked into the ridgeline.  The home is both nestled into the site giving it a direct sense of place and is situated to capture various mountain views. The design specifically and strategically created spaces and used windows and doors to frame amazing long range views of the mountains and the valley below.  Vistas from...

Rustic Mountain Home designed by the Architects and Interior Designers at ACM Design

Black Mountain Rustic Modern Farmhouse

Nestled along a Black Mountain ridgeline, this rustic modern home blends the spare sensibility of Japanese design with hewn details of an old Pennsylvania farmhouse. The open floor plan offers flow between the gathering spaces which are proportioned specifically to minimize wasted space....

Steep Slope Mountain home Designed by the Architects and Designers at ACM Design

Traditional Mountain Craftsman

Designed as a vacation home that would eventually transform to a permanent residence, the main level spaces create a dynamic flow between great room, dining and kitchen to accommodate large family gatherings, while still offering cozy spaces for quiet moments. ...

English Manor Style Shingle Home in Asheville painted with Sherwin-Williams Urbane Bronze

Stunning Shingle Style

This Shingle style home takes a modern turn with a masculine exterior color palette that allows the structure to blend well into its wooded site. The grand interior space of the great room commingles with cozier spaces, such as the kitchen and den, to create a home filled with both drama and quiet reserve. ...

New Guest House added to mountain estate home in Asheville, NC

Modern Rustic Mountain Guest House

New construction, 2,500 square foot guest cottage built in the Asheville mountain community. This guest house is the perfect home away from home for short-term or long-term guests. Guests have their choice from several guest suite bedrooms, as well as a bunk room for the kids....

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