1255 Great Oaks Drive , Wilmington , North Carolina
Located on a rare double lot overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway in Landfall, this 1.75 acre estate offers 135 feet of water frontage on a spectacular high bluff with loads of hard wood trees and professionally designed grounds. Landfall's beloved 4 acre Temple Garden is directly across the street providing a sense of space, privacy and grandeur not found any where else. From the brick paved driveway that meanders across the greatly sloping terrain to slate walks and travertine pool deck you will feel the quality and attention to detail before every stepping into the main house featuring over 5700 square feet of luxury. The casual open floor plan has been lovingly updated with an entirely new kitchen (equipped with Mike Powell's elegant cabinetry, quartz counters, sub zero fridge, Wolfe gas range, Bosch dishwasher and porcelain ceramic tile floors and an entirely new state of the art master bath as well as powder room and laundry. Additional updates include new roof, ship lap interior walls, refinished Caribbean pine floors with whitewash. The 4 bedroom, 4 full bath, 2 half bath main house includes a vaulted ceiling office with private waterside balcony, an exercise room and huge upper den/rec room. Walking out the screened porch takes you to a vine covered loggia (always a breeze) overlooking the salt water gunite pool with travertine pavers and the adjacent 600 square foot guest house complete with sitting room, kitchenette, bedroom and full bath. Be sure to check out hidden hurricane shutter system controlled with the push of a button. This beautifully designed property is one of our area's very finest!