Views. Location. Views. Imagine that famous Carolina blue sky overhead, sipping your coffee on your private, sun filled veranda year-round, awaiting the daily visit of the great white Egret and Blue Heron or the occasional Osprey or Eagle fishing on one of the ponds. Imagine watching the antics of the fox squirrels, birds, butterflies, and bees while golfers are teeing off from the Signature 13th hole of the Reserve Jack Nicklaus course. Imagine that glass of wine or cocktail on the front porch as the sun sets on your private manicured park like setting full of Azaleas, Cherry, Magnolia, Holly, Oak and Maple trees. This is your rare opportunity to own an established Craftsman style custom builder showpiece home in the established St James gated community voted time and again as one of the best Carolina Coastal communities. This custom-built Barker and Canady model home is a shining example of quality craftsmanship and elegant design with every conceivable upgrade. Those engaging details include stacked stone front facade with copper accents, 10-foot ceilings, spacious walk-in closets, high-end appliances, phenomenal established landscaping, with enough wall space for your art collection and some of the best views in The Reserve at St. James, Yet close enough to the main gate for easy access to local shopping. The welcoming front porch invites you into a dramatic two-story foyer with the warm, Craftsman color combination of white, black, and wood tones where spectacular Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring carries throughout the main floor and up the stairs to the second-floor hallway. The secluded private office off the main entrance is perfect for remote work. The formal dining room is perfect for dinner parties and holiday entertaining and is featured with custom wainscoting, crown ceiling, extensive crown molding, and lovely views of the fountain and manicured front yard. An art deco antique milk glass chandelier finishes the space. The great room is accented with an impressive, coffered ceiling, built-in cabinets, unique genuine Tole art nouveau chandelier, and breathtaking views of the ponds and the entire length of the signature 13th hole. The gas log fireplace wall overhead is illuminated with genuine Steuben iridized glass wall scones. The gourmet kitchen is sure to accommodate most chef's requirements. Handsome, two-tone cabinets, granite countertops, the island with prep sink, along with crown, and dentil molding blend with the upgraded stainless-steel appliances. The adjacent breakfast room offers a cozy spot to take in the spectacular views and a French Art Deco silvered bronze chandelier is featured. The regal primary suite is a true oasis tucked away on the main floor featuring a tray ceiling, crown molding, and private access to the back porch. The huge en suite bath is a spa experience with a relaxing, jetted, soaking tub and overhead Tiffany style chandelier, a separate walk-in shower, separate private toilet, dual vanities, and leads to an incredible walk-in closet with custom built wood closet racked system. The second floor includes three additional spacious bedrooms all totally high-quality finish in keeping with rest of house and each has a walk-in closet, plantation shutters and direct access to one of two full bathrooms. The second floor also includes a large media room with spectacular views of the pond and a surround system; a separate craft or workout room, and two abundant walk-in storage areas. In addition to the storage closets, there is a third-floor attic with pull out ladder, so all your storage needs are covered. If you are searching for a fabulous home, offering a magical coastal location, the services of a resort destination with the security of a gated community with beaches and restaurants along with the turtles, birds, bees and butterflies along your own private oasis with both golf course and pond views-- you have found it with this home in St. James.
Listing courtesy of Discover Nc Homes.
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