This spectacular 10 acre Intracoastal Waterway front residence offers the very finest of Carolina waterfront living with direct ocean views that are unparalleled in the Wilmington area. Every aspect of this 10,690 square foot handcrafted masterpiece, built by Fred Murray, features custom artisan details that make this home a true architectural work of art. The magnificent structure coupled with the private ten acre setting, pier and gazebo on the water, and seemingly endless views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean beyond, presents a rare legacy property worthy of being called one of the South's finest coastal estates. The main house is a well designed four story home complete with an elevator, gourmet kitchen, a large study and a light-filled observatory on the fourth floor that allows for easy enjoyment of the expansive, unobstructed long-range coastal water views. Steam curved walls, bamboo flooring with black walnut inlays, built-in black walnut china cabinets and a custom made one-of-a-kind balustrade are just a few of the special details that fill this residence with unique quality throughout. A breezeway on the south side of the residence connects to a charming two bedroom guest house complete with a full kitchen and large living space where guests can enjoy their privacy in complete comfort. A north side breezeway leads through an expansive waterfront covered porch with a wood burning fireplace and into the pool house where there is an indoor deep water circular pool with a perfect extension for lap swimming. The pool house also offers a large fitness space, his and her dressing areas, a wet bar, a retractable movie screen and a spectacular custom made luminous jellyfish artisan glass fixture that swirls with colorful fiber optic lighting for magical nighttime swims. Set just minutes from historic downtown Wilmington as well as pristine beaches, this is a rare offering that presents ultimate spaciousness and privacy in an ideal location that provides the very best of coastal living. Also included with the sale is a 1667 square foot, 3 bedroom 2 bath guest house located near the front gate of the property.
Listing courtesy of Landmark Sotheby's International Realty.
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