Have you felt like you just needed to escape the noise and hustle of city life? A desire to connect to nature? Visualize breathing in some salt air, feeling the wind in your hair, and hearing the birds chirping in the trees? Its said that nature is good for the soul. 46 Hickory Trail can be your very own Ecotherapy.
This unique property is a work of art designed by one of Outer Banks iconic Architects, Christopher Nason (Beacon Architecture) and constructed by leading Outer Banks Builders, Joe and Lori McGraw(Albemarle Contractors, Inc). This contemporary home is located on a secluded wooded lot. This large property is canal front, plenty of room for your family to enjoy, and peaceful panoramic water views. The owner meticulously planned this home and property to be environmentally friendly.
Before we take the minds eye tour. Some key features: This home is energy efficient, geo thermal heating and air system which will save up to 70% on utility cost. According to the EPA, Geothermal ground source heat pump systems are one of the most energy & cost efficient, environmentally clean systems available. Pella windows with upgraded Sun Defense Low-E insulating glass, R-11 insulations between all floors and walls providing soundproofing effect.
A Water Filtration System through out, A State of the Art Steam SPA Shower and one of a kind Copper Soaking tub in the master bath. The in law suite/ bonus room is 680 heated sq ft, Main House boasts 3300 square of heating living space including 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, 2 additional rooms, decks on all levels, a green house complete with slate floors, and finally a loft with 360 views on 3rd level. Now Visualize: When you pull your Tesla vehicle into the large spacious (726 sq ft) oversized garage a Tesla Charger is waiting. As you step out of the car you are mesmerized by the unique blue swirl epoxy floor.
You walk through the bottom level entrance and ride the elevator to the second floor. When you step off the elevator on the second floor you turn right. The large heated additional room over the garage has a full bathroom. This could be your in- law suite, personal gym, or the theater room you always wanted.
Turn left from the elevator and it takes you down a roof covered breeze way. When you walk into the house you are immediately drawn to the 2 story entry way with Wood Beams made from a recycled Live Oak Tree and the large glass chandeliers reflecting light through out the house. You are walking on cherry hard wood floors through out the first floor. The Gourmet Kitchen is one of a kind with endless Cherry wood cabinets and granite counters.
The kitchen includes accented aqua tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, impressive multi functioning island, and a copper sink. This kitchen isn’t complete without your walk in pantry and laundry room with sliding barn doors. Imagine waking up to your own majestic wildlife sanctuary from your master bedroom complete with two walk in closets and vanity room and behind a sliding barn door, large master bathroom complete with Steam Shower and Copper Soaking tub. A screened in sunroom and back deck for your morning coffee with floor to ceiling view with glass sliding doors and picture windows tops off this level.
Next you walk up the chic stairway with iron stair rails. When you reach the 2nd floor you have a greenhouse complete with full length picture windows for natural light and sink for plant care. Imagine growing beautiful plants and flowers while getting vitamin D all year around. The second floor has a gorgeous large full bath complete with double sink and completely tiled walk in shower and laundry shoot.
Two large bedrooms and 2 additional any purpose rooms finish out this level. Don’t forget to take the stairs to the 3rd floor loft where you have a birds eye 360 view. https://youtu.be/xEXjRlPNfoE
Refrigerator w/Ice Maker
Ice Maker Connection
Master Bath (Ensuite)
Walk in Closet
Common Laundry Area
Garage Door Opener
Inside Laundry Room