This property offers a truly unique residential experience in Southern Shores. It was built and designed by a Maritime Chart Master and includes 4,164 SF of living area. He purposely selected this property due to its elevation and expansive views both south down the canal and over the west water frontage, enjoying natural views of the local wildlife and nature. The house itself is exceptionally constructed with 7” dbl 2 x 4 exterior walls surrounding the upper bedrooms with 2 x 6 exterior framed walls throughout the balance of the upper floor living area.
The house also offers a full walkout basement constructed of masonry block, a rare find on the OBX. The ground floor level is built significantly above flood elevations allowing the structure to be both waterfront and located within the X flood zone requiring no flood insurance! The main floor offers an open custom kitchen with real hickory cabinetry, dining area with wood burning fireplace with insert and familyroom combination with double picture windows enjoying expansive views down the canal. A sliding glass door to the 10’ deck which extends 2/3 of the length of the structure overlooking the canal frontage.
The main floor also offers a formal livingroom with sliding glass door to the west deck, gas fireplace, skylight, beautifully crafted wainscoted walls, cabinetry with plumbing for future wet bar. Also located on the upper floor is the master suite which includes over 17' of closet space dressing area and with a master bath with deep soaking tub and tile throughout. In addition a 2nd MBR is located on the main floor offering an oversized whirlpool tub, exceptional tile features. Also, off the kitchen is an oversized laundryroom with its own hot water tank.
The garage while having a single car entrance offers substantial room including a full workshop area with cabinetry and work shop counter top. Located off of the family room is a full finished set of stairs leading to an enormous floored and accessible attic storage area. This floored attic area extends over the entire main living area. Moving to the lower level by way of the stairwell located off the front foyer you will find an expansive recreation/gameroom which offers an 8' sliding glass door to the concrete patio overlooking the canal and the Dick White Bridge.
In addition this area offers a free standing gas fired fireplace, full bathroom with tile accents art niche vessel sink and upgraded plumbing fixtures. The 3rd BR is located on this level offering twin expanded closets and ceramic tile flooring. Located off the recreation/gameroom is the lower hallway leading to the 188 SF wine cellar/safe room, 288 SF basement storage and home office suite.This exceptionally over sized home office area is capable of housing 3 desk areas, storage and more. This could easily be converted into use as a Mother-in-law suite as the septic is sized to accommodate an additional bedroom.
The entire house is pre-wired with home network system which has a central hub located in the lower level communication closet which houses the DSL modem and communication ports. The property offers over 128' of canal frontage capable of being the perfect place to keep your skiff for fishing and pleasure use! The property also offers a convenient circular driveway allowing for access from two entrances onto Red Bay Lane. Located just off the north drive is a RV or boat parking pad and there is also a 30 amp RV outlet conveniently located off the corner of the garage.
This property was fully remodeled and updated in 2005, septic field replaced in 2008, the main 80 gallon residential hot water tank replaced in 2019 and most importantly both HVAC heat pumps inside and out have just been replaced this year, March 1, 2020! This is truly a property that is unique and special and is ready to be moved into! Don’t miss this opportunity to own something that had been selected and crafted when only the best real estate was available on the Outer Banks.
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