The 'Sea Lilly' is an extraordinarily private estate, with a tropical setting, unmatched in Southeastern NC. It has almost twelve-acres with 750 feet of water frontage on the Intracoastal Waterway and panoramic water vistas. Quiet and peaceful living is enjoyed while still being in close proximity to shopping and dining. The resort-like amenities blend seamlessly to create a relaxing oasis. These include a pier, gazebo and deck on the Intracoastal Waterway, a 24 foot boat slip, a large uniquely-designed heated swimming pool, a lighted tennis court, a basketball half-court and over 6000 sq. ft. of porches, decks and patios, perfect for parties and special events. Tucked away beyond custom-designed electronic gates residents and guests enter a long serpentine, cobblestone drivewaypast the 50, 100 and 150-yard golf chipping range and tennis court. As one approaches the residence, a 15-foot bronze marlin fountain makes an impressive welcome. The expansive lawns are suitable for arrivals and departures by helicopter and the tropical setting is enhanced with over 1700 palms. This is just the beginning of the experience! This estate comprises a Main House, a Guest House and a Pool House offering a total of 6 BRs, 7.5 baths, and 8633 sq. ft. of heated living space plus 6 climate-controlled garage bays. Each of the three houses has cypress siding, cedar shake roofs, copper gutters and commercial grade windows. The interiors include shear-wall construction, hardwood floors in all the living areas and bedrooms, cedar trim and epicurean-quality kitchens. The Main House is 4406 sq. ft. with the main level offering 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a great room with vaulted ceilings and gas-log fireplace, a dining room, a granite kitchen with Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances and a sun room, all boasting beautiful water views. On the entrance level is a 2 story foyer, office and home gym. A breezeway bridges the Main House to the 2 BR 2 Bath Guest House which is designed to blend cohesively with the main residence. It includes a lavish great room with deluxe built-ins and gas-log fireplace, a dining room, a granite kitchen with a butler's pantry and upscale appliances, and 2796 heated sq. ft. Two levels of decks, ideal for lounging, entertaining or relaxing in the sunken hot tub, overlook magnificent views of the lush grounds, the pool and the Intracoastal Waterway. The cobblestone patio surrounding the pool extends to the 1431 sq. ft. Pool House that has an additional 642 sq. ft. recreation room at pool level with seating, dining areas and an indoor/outdoor kitchen that includes a commercial-grade, large-capacity grill. The upper level is ideal for entertaining with an open granite kitchen, breakfast bar and great room surrounded by a wrap-around deck offering expansive water and pool views. The Pool House has 1 BR and 2 Baths, including an infrared sauna. The 'Sea Lilly' estate is ideally located in Wilmington with easy boating access to the Atlantic Ocean, the numerous white sandy beaches of Wrightsville Beach, Figure Eight Island, Masonboro Island, Carolina Beach and multiple nearby marinas for yacht dockage. It is perfect for privacy-seeking individuals or corporate executives desiring a peaceful atmosphere and retreat to relax and enjoy the good life and entertain in style.
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