1011 Darlington Court, Leland, NC 28451

$995,000
4
BD
3
BA
2,777
SqFt
List Price
$995,000
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
100435085
Days on Market
27
Year Built
2011
Levels
One
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Full-baths
3
Living Area
2,777
Acres
0.44
Neighborhood
Waterford Of The Carolinas
Stipulations
None

Property Description

Step into your own private paradise and discover this beautiful waterfront home nestled within the unique and highly sought-after Waterford of the Carolinas Community. This extraordinary custom-designed residence boasts unparalleled views of the serene waterways from nearly every angle. This exquisite home is set upon an expansive 19,251 sq ft canal lot with a waterfront distance of 210 feet that is equivalent to three typical waterfront lots. This one-of-a-kind property showcases meticulous attention to detail and a plethora of upscale amenities. Inspired by the seller's travels to Asia, this home was designed to create a harmonious and simplistic environment with a reverence to nature. You're welcomed by the Waterford Cypress Award-Winning professionally landscaped grounds tended to by owners with a passion for sustainable and natural habitat friendly gardening. The spacious 22ft x 12ft front porch is perfectly oriented to catch stunning sunsets with plenty of room for relaxing. Luxurious touches abound throughout this 2,777 sq ft home that includes 4 bedrooms with single story living. Architectural features include arched entries, 4-inch natural maple wood floors, and rounded corners. The expansive great room impresses with dramatic 16-foot ceilings, skylights and sola tubes that bring in natural light, and a modern black crystal fireplace, while 4-panel sliding doors open effortlessly to the pool deck, blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor living. Upon entering the home, the unobstructed stunning pool and waterway views will immediately capture your attention. The 33 x 10-foot infinity-style saltwater pool features three water fountains that cascade into the pool, while evening ambiance is achieved with underwater night lighting. Outdoor entertainment is elevated with Bose surround sound speakers, two outdoor ceiling fans, and a glass privacy wall adorned with lush bamboo greenery to create an intimate setting for alfresco dining. Inside, culinary enthusiasts will delight in the chef's kitchen, equipped with a gas stove/oven with stainless-steel backsplash and high-power vented stainless steel and glass exhaust hood. Additional amenities include a second electric oven with microwave, and ample cabinet storage. A large rounded high-top bar overlooks the kitchen and easily seats four. Beautiful custom granite countertops with travertine and glass tile backsplash complete the design. Admire the panoramic canal views from the kitchen and bay dining area overlooking the waterfront. The kitchen seamlessly flows into a prep kitchen, featuring an island with storage drawers and a stainless-steel countertop, a stainless-steel farm sink, built-in desk and abundant storage cabinets, including a conditioned storage area with a second refrigerator that would be ideal for a wine room or pantry extension. The central vac system features six outlets and reaches every corner of the home including sweep access in the prep kitchen and an outlet in the garage. Retreat to the primary suite, where sliding glass doors provide direct access to the pool deck, offering a tranquil escape with breathtaking water views. Pamper yourself in the opulent master bath, featuring custom architectural details and a large, jetted Jacuzzi tub framed by bay windows. Custom granite/tile walk-in accessible shower with arched features and towel cabinet. Two large, walk-in closets with pocket doors into the bathroom. The primary closet has custom hardwood shelving and self-closing felt-lined drawers for additional clothing storage. The home features three additional bedrooms, one bedroom serves as a second master with a vaulted ceiling and two large arched front windows and an ensuite bathroom. Another guest bedroom features a sliding glass door to the pool deck. All bedrooms contain closets with custom wood shelving and all adjacent bathrooms contain custom cabinets, granite, tile, oversized tubs and water saving architectural style toilets. For additional storage, this home also has two linen closets and a foyer coat closet with custom wood shelving. This home also offers a spacious three-car garage with 7 ½ ft high doors, tailored to accommodate a small boat or trailer. There is abundant storage above the garage with pull down attic stairs. A few of the many features include an insulated and conditioned crawl space, foam insulation in walls and attic for higher efficiency and sound reduction, tankless water heater, central vac, and irrigation system with six zones. (Please see the complete list of Construction Features and Recent Updates in the documents attached to the listing.) Beyond the comfort of this home, embark on aquatic adventures from your 16ft x 8ft private dock with corner seating, with easy access to kayaking and paddleboarding along the scenic canals. The dock is strategically placed to capture the sun in the winter. Waterford of the Carolinas is often portrayed as a boutique community, offering residents a unique landscape of scenic beauty. Nestled in a picturesque setting, this community is celebrated for its tranquil waterways and lush landscapes. The charm of Waterford is further enhanced by its golf cart-friendly atmosphere, allowing residents to navigate the neighborhood's winding paths and bridges in a leisurely, environmentally friendly manner. Situated near the coastal region, Waterford of the Carolinas enjoys a prime location that places it within a short drive from some of North Carolina's most beautiful beaches including Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, and Oak Island. You are also located only a half hour away from the quaint, historic town of Southport, where you can catch the ferry to beautiful Bald Head Island. Waterford is celebrated for its eco-conscious design and vibrant community activities. Embrace the outdoors with interconnected biking and walking trails, while indulging in recreational amenities including tennis, pickleball, basketball, swimming, beach volleyball, cornhole, fitness classes, billiards, and bocce ball. Enveloped by the serene waters of Osprey Lake and 17 miles of controlled freshwater waterways, ponds, and canals, Waterford epitomizes waterfront living at its finest. Delight in leisurely fishing trips, kayaking adventures, or simply bask in the tranquility of private backyard docks and sandy beach areas. Waterford is mere minutes from the historic charm of downtown Wilmington, NC, and its famed Riverwalk, offering a wealth of dining, cultural, and recreational opportunities. Complementing its natural beauty, Waterford boasts convenient onsite retail businesses, restaurants, and medical offices within easy reach, alongside proximity to a public 27-hole golf course.

Additional Information

HOA (annual)
$1,492
Available Amenities
Basketball Court, Clubhouse, Community Pool, Exercise Course, Fitness Center, Game Room, Gated, Jogging Path, Maint - Comm Areas, Maint - Roads, Management, Master Insure, Meeting Room, Park, Party Room, Pickleball, Playground, Ramp, Sidewalk, Street Lights, Tennis Court(s), Trail(s)
Appliances
Central Vac, Convection Oven, Cooktop - Gas, Dishwasher, Disposal, Double Oven, Dryer, Microwave - Built-In, Refrigerator, Stove/Oven - Electric, Stove/Oven - Gas, Vent Hood, Wall Oven, Washer
Interior Features
1st Floor Master, 9Ft+ Ceilings, Blinds/Shades, Bookcases, Ceiling - Vaulted, Ceiling Fan(s), Foyer, Gas Logs, Generator Plug, Intercom/Music, Kitchen Island, Pantry, Security System, Skylights, Walk-in Shower, Walk-In Closet, Whirlpool
Cooling
Central, Zoned
Heating
Forced Air, Heat Pump
Water Heater
Natural Gas, Tankless
Fireplaces
1
Floors
Tile, Wood
Foundation
Block, Crawl Space, Permanent, Raised
Roof
Architectural Shingle
Exterior Finish
Brick Veneer, Fiber Cement
Exterior Features
DP50 Windows, Irrigation System, Security Lighting, Thermal Doors, Thermal Windows, Boat Dock, Water Access Comm, Waterfront Comm, Covered, Open, Patio, Porch, Cul-de-Sac Lot
Lot Information
Cul-de-Sac Lot
Waterfront
Yes
Utilities
Municipal Sewer, Municipal Water
Lot Water Features
Boat Dock, Water Access Comm, Waterfront Comm
Elementary School
Town Creek
Middle School
Town Creek
High School
North Brunswick

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