710 Shoals Watch Way, Bald Head Island

$6,100,000

5 Beds
6 Baths
5,001 Sqft
2.56 Acres
2 Garages

Magnificent 5 BR/5.5BA Castello Della Balena (Castle of the Whale) sits across the natural contours of 2.56 acres of Bald Head's dune ridge overlooking the Atlantic's Cape of Fear and providing 270 degree ocean views that include East Beach, South Beach and the Frying Pan Shoals. Designed by award-winning architect Chuck Dietsche, almost every detail of this one-of-a-kind home is custom designed and crafted. The reverse floor-plan offers three luxurious ocean suites-the Baleen, the Jonah and the Tail-on the first level. Up the stairs or elevator, the open main level-punctuated by floor-to-ceiling rafters reminiscent of a whale's ribcage-begins with the window-embraced living area and is anchored by a massive fireplace. The warm hardwood floors and ship-lapped walls keep this spacious spot warm and inviting. Beyond, the dining space centers on a table that seats twelve and is flanked by artisan buffets depicting the sun and the moon. Nearby, the breakfast bar seats six more and abuts the gourmet kitchen's island. Boasting room for several chefs, this area is surrounded by ocean-view windows and is equipped with professional-grade stainless appliances, plenty of prep counters and crafted cabinetry. If dining al fresco suits you, step outside onto the generous oceanfront screen dining porch and enjoy. This level also houses an entertainment room and, behind a secret door, the Grand Master suite-an indulgent retreat with magical views, a cozy sitting room, a spa-like bath, a huge walk-in closet and a private ocean screened porch. The home's crofter, above the garage, provides an additional very private bedroom suite or office/studio. Outside, multiple covered porches, sundecks, screened porches, and the widow's walk dazzle with breathtaking sea panoramas, cooling breezes and restful ocean song. Plus, direct beach access is available via your own private boardwalk. Please see agents remarks.

Essential Information
MLS® #100237944
Price$6,100,000
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms6.00
Full Baths5
Half Baths1
Square Footage5,001
Acres2.56
Year Built2005
TypeSingle Family
Sub-TypeStick-Built
StatusActive
Community Information
Address710 Shoals Watch Way
AreaBHI (Bald Head Island)
SubdivisionBHI (Bald Head Island)
CityBald Head Island
CountyBrunswick
StateNC
Zip Code28461
Amenities
ParkingOff Street
# of Garages2
Is WaterfrontYes
Amenities

Mgmt Fee, Golf Course, Marina, Restaurant, Tennis, Playground

Utilities

Community Sewer, Community Water

Waterfront

Ocean Front, Ocean View, Water View Only

Interior
HeatingHeat Pump
CoolingCentral Forced Air
FireplaceYes
# of Fireplaces1
# of Stories2
Stories2 Story
Interior Features

Ceiling Fans, Elevator, Furnished, Wet Bar

Appliances

Dishwasher, Dryer, Refrigerator, Vent Hood, Washer, See Remarks

Exterior
ExteriorWood
Exterior FeaturesOutdoor Shower, Gas Grill
Lot Description220X511X214X539
RoofShake
ConstructionWood Frame
FoundationPilings
School Information
DistrictBrunswick
ElementarySouthport
MiddleS. Brunswick
HighS. Brunswick
Additional Information
Date ListedSeptember 22nd, 2020
Days on Market1
ZoningResidential
Listing Details
OfficeWendy Wilmot Properties
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