Located on a corner lot on prestigious Ocean Ridge Drive, across from the Intracoastal Waterway, is this stately 4 BR, 4.5 bath southern-style estate home exuding luxury and elegance. Instant curb appeal is present as you approach the circular driveway bordered by mature Crepe Myrtles and ascend the steps to the extensive covered front porch with marble floors. The double door entry opens to a grand foyer with an arched opening to an exquisite formal living room featuring beautiful wood flooring with mahogany inlay, a coffered ceiling with an elegant chandelier, a gas-log fireplace with a marble hearth flanked by built-in cabinets and bookcases. Across from the formal living room is the elegant light-filled formal dining room, perfect for entertaining in style, with mahogany-inlay wood floors, a gas-log fireplace with a marble hearth, a fine fluted and mirrored mantel and a built-in cabinet with lighted display shelving. The oversized kitchen is an epicurean's delight with a gourmet kitchen featuring an oversized granite center island, beautiful quality cabinetry, a Viking 5-burner gas range/oven, Viking wall ovens, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, butler's pantry and a walk-in pantry room. Completing the kitchen area is the breakfast room with a bay-window overlooking the rear grounds, a desk area and a French door to the covered rear patio and gardens. Across the elegant main hall on the 1st floor is a private anteroom that leads to the spacious primary bedroom with stunning wood floors, a tray ceiling and French doors to a side porch shaded by an attractive pergola. The spa-like primary bathroom features dual vanities, a make-up vanity, tiled floors, built-in display cabinets, a luxurious tiled shower with dual shower heads and wall jets, a whirlpool tub and WC. The sizable primary closet has custom shelving and its own washer/dryer unit for added convenience. Also, on the first floor is a study that is ideal as a den or home office. floor is a study that is ideal as a den or home office. Its large windows flood the room with light and a French door leads to the covered rear patio and gardens. Completing the 1st floor is an elegant powder room and a laundry room. A striking central staircase from the main hall ascends to the second floor that opens to a central hall and leads to the extensive second floor covered front porch, ideal for relaxing and enjoying the mild ocean breeze, golf course vistas and sunrises. A jewel of the 2nd floor is the large family room featuring a gas-log fireplace with marble hearth, wood floors and built-in bookcases. Three spacious guest bedrooms, all with wood floors and walk-in closets, are located on the 2nd floor along with two full bathrooms. The grand staircase ascends to a 3rd floor that opens to an enormous bonus room with an ensuite full bathroom. It's ideal as a media room or recreation room and includes a billiard table and accessories that convey with the home. A stationary ladder provides access to the cupola with exterior access to enjoy stunning 360-degree vistas. Luxurious details abound inside this 6121 sq. ft. home and include wood floors throughout the 1st and 2nd floor living areas and bedrooms (except the kitchen), 3 masonry fireplaces, 10 ft tall ceilings, fine and abundant moldings, arched entries, a grand central staircase from the 1st to the 3rd floors, a central vacuum system, built-in stereo system, a Rinnai hot water heater, a climate-controlled storage room and more. The home's exterior includes plenty of space to relax with family and friends and include the 2 extensive covered front porches, a side patio with a pergola, a 2nd floor porch overlooking the rear yard and a rear patio and garden featuring two fountains. With more than half an acre there's a possibility for an inground pool, if desired. Other features include ample parking with an oversized 2-car attached garage, side and front circular driveways, an encapsulated crawlspace, professionally maintained mature landscaping, fenced rear and side yards and a tiled roof. This home is ideally situated in the premier gated community of Landfall in close proximity to Wrightsville Beach and 1st class dining and shopping. Membership in the Country Club of Landfall may be purchased separately and offers amenities that include 45 holes of golf on the Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses, tennis and pickleball courts, a sports center, an Olympic size pool, and 2 clubhouses. A truly exceptional home.
Listing courtesy of Bluecoast Realty Corporation.
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