You do this every morning; wake as the eastern sky is showing signs of life, brew a pot of coffee, unfurl a blanket, and settle into the couch facing the mountain that will soon catch the day’s first rays. This is your time, your treat, enjoyed from a great room whose expansive windows and towering ceilings are perfectly suited to the routine. After that, it’s fair game and the day may wander off in a million directions. The living space surrounding this great room is nothing short of art. On the flip side of the two-way fireplace is a dining room that, like the great room, accesses a patio with hot tub, firepit, covered/heated dining space, barbecue bay and those ever-present views of Lookout Mountain and the Tennis Pavilion beyond. This 4,655-square-foot Martis Camp home’s kitchen is stunning, illuminated by a panoramic window and anchored by a spacious island where food prep, casual dining, and evening conversations take center stage. In the accompanying butler’s pantry is a wine cooler to complement the two coolers in the wet bar by the dining room. Down the hall is an office and, further along, the master bedroom with a fireplace and those southeasterly views that foretell of the day to come. There’s a modern staircase that climbs elegantly to a landing that overlooks the living space downstairs and that wanders off to one wing with a media room, bedroom, and bunk room, and another wing with two additional bedrooms, one whose private deck gazes off to Lookout Mountan.
This 5-bed/5.5-bath home’s kitchen appliances are state-of-the-art with brands like Wolf, Bosch and Sub-Zero. The exterior is a handsome blend of black metal, honey-shaded wood, and stonework. The member’s private access ski lodge is a few minutes up the road, the Tennis Pavilion just a soaring lob away, and – closer yet – there’s a hot tub on the patio with views that nicely bookend the day as the last rays of warmth paint the pine trees on the skyline of Lookout Mountain.