This custom designed and built one story home is privately tucked away on an eyebrow on Traemoor Road, a cul-de-sac in the prestigious Reserve neighborhood of St. James Plantation. This beautiful home enjoys a secluded fenced-in yard backing up to Red Maple Bay, a permanent 40-acre nature area. The convenient location is just a short walking distance to the Reserve clubhouse, restaurant/bar, and first-class golf course and practice facilities. The extended driveway welcomes you to an oversized .55-acre home-site, featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 2 half baths, a formal dining room, a library/study, a sunroom in a total of 4053 sq/ft of conditioned living space with oversized two car garage. The inviting front door ushers you into an expansive floor plan which includes tasteful built-in cabinetry throughout, four circular windows, coffered ceiling in the study, a 20 ft. high ceiling in the great room, a fireplace with a double mantel, oak flooring and solid core doors throughout. As you enter, the barrel ceiling double story foyer welcomes you into the great room with an expansive cathedral ceiling, fireplace flanked by built-in cabinetry, and beautiful palladium windows overlooking the fenced in yard. Off the foyer is a formal dining room decorated with chair rail and a lit tray ceiling with accent molding. The great room leads to a kitchen designed with functionality and flow for entertaining guests and family. It includes a center island with a prep sink, stylish 2-tone soft close cabinetry, Kitchen Aid appliances including double ovens, 5-burner gas cooktop with range hood, under cabinet lighting, granite counter tops and tiled backsplashes and plenty of storage space. Additional kitchen space includes a comfy breakfast nook with a tray ceiling; butler's pantry with wine storage and a beverage fridge; as well as a built-in desk area and pantry storage.Experience the mild NC weather from the raised stamped concrete patio covered by an arbor or enjoy full sun on the trex type deck. The first-floor owner's suite showcases a lit tray ceiling with accent molding, private sliding door entrance to the 14X12 screened in porch. The owner's bathroom offers double vanities with a make-up area, soaking tub, and spacious walk-in tiled shower. The spacious study has a nautical feel with its deep regatta blue walls and ceiling, which are accented with a handsome coffered ceiling in white trim, built-in cabinetry, and private entrance to the screened porch. For guests, there are two roomy first floor suites each with their own private bathrooms. After a sunny day at the beach rinse off the sand in your outdoor shower or take the covered entrance into the mudroom featuring its' own sink and a beautiful drop zone. Take the oversized staircase up to a second floor bonus room with kitchenette, half bathroom, and set of French pocket doors leading to the media/bedroom--perfect for multi-generational living, hobby area or flex space. There is no lack of storage with 2 large walk-in areas in the attic and an oversized 30x24 ft. garage with a storage area. The demands for energy efficiency are met with solid 2X6 exterior wall construction, two Rinnai tankless hot water heaters and an enclosed crawlspace with dehumidifier and sump pump. Additional upgrades include central vacuum with kitchen kick plate, solar tube, plantation shutters, pull down solar shades and a powered lift for the foyer light for easy cleaning. Other nearby amenities include the Seaside Club, a four-million-dollar fitness center, with a resort style swimming pool, bar and grill, as well as tennis and pickleball courts. In addition to the Reserve Club there are three other distinct clubhouses with their own fine dining, golf courses, pools, fitness centers, and tennis. A private beach club with pool on Oak Island, waterfront community on the Intracoastal Waterway, St. James has a full service 475 wet slip/dry stack marina with a restaurant. Nearby Waterway Park has bocce courts, covered pavilions, playground area and a gazebo with kayak launching dock into the intracoastal waterway. There are also miles of biking and walking trails throughout the community. Woodlands park features a concert area and covered pavilions overlooking a stocked pond for fishing. If you are searching for the highest level of quality construction with character and a St. James Plantation destination, then you have found your home!
Listing courtesy of Discover Nc Homes.
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