One of the homes we featured last week has gone under contract. Another has allowed its listing to expire. Here is the list of Unique Homes for August 5, 2022
ON A PROPOSED HOME IN HAMPSTEAD
114 Watchpost Place , Hampstead, NC 28443
This is Proposed New Construction by PBC Design plus Build. This amazing waterfront, 1/3 acre lot, in Salter’s Haven offers incredible views of the intracoastal waterway and the ocean! This unique PBC Design along with the opportunity to have your own dock in front of your lot creates the ultimate in Coastal Living. The possibilities are endless, relax and enjoy the views, take a dip in the community pool, or hop on your boat. Photos are of another home built from same plan. This is a luxury home that truly brings the outdoors in. The fully open floor plan will capture the expansive views of the Intracoastal waterway from all angles, complete with 8′ sliders on both the main and top floor. 4 bedrooms with en-suite baths, custom bunk room built to sleep 4 with a personal iPad charging station. Lavish details will include front and rear opening glass garage doors, two gas log fireplaces, 5′ wide hardwood floors, custom vent hood, security and audio system, wooden beams and an elevator. This is a spectacular opportunity to build a custom home in beautiful Salters Haven. Asking price $2,750,000.
This home is listed by Tricia Keane, Nest Realty
ON AN ENGLISH TUDOR
13 Nicklaus Court , Shallotte, NC 28470
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING
Welcome to 13 Nicklaus Court a beautiful two-story English Tudor home situated on 1.14 acres in Brierwood Estates with no HOA. When you enter the front door the foyer, and great room boast newly refinished hand cut cedar wood floors. Just off the foyer is a half bath with new toilet, new Bluetooth exhaust fan and freshly painted vanity. The formal living room has a cozy wood burning fireplace and new wood flooring, that can easily serve as a den, office or sitting room. Kitchen offers freshly painted cabinets, new garbage disposal, tile floor and a breakfast nook leading to the screened in porch with new screens and flooring. A grilling patio and covered bar area just off the screened in porch is perfect for all those cookouts with family and friends. Just off the kitchen is the formal dining room that leads to the gazebo with new decking overlooking the in-ground pool and back yard. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms and two full baths. The master bedroom has plenty of room for your king size bed, an oversized walk-in closet, and a newly remodeled master bath with tons of storage space, new tile floors, new custom built wet room with tiled shower and soaking tub. New toilet, new Bluetooth exhaust van and freshly painted vanity. The second bath has a new custom built tile shower, new flooring, new toilet, and a new Bluetooth exhaust fan. Have your very own backyard oasis with a large in-ground pool that has just been painted, with a new pool pump house and a large treehouse for the kids. The two-car garage has double garage doors with two new Wi-Fi garage door openers. More new updates include fresh exterior/interior paint throughout, some exterior wood trim/siding replaced, new roof, and new sod/landscaping. There has been lots of upgrades to make this house the perfect family home. Brierwood Estates is a short drive to Ocean Isle Beach, the Town of Shallotte, shopping, golf and the attractions and entertainment in Myrtle Beach and Wilmington. Asking price $525,000.
This home is listed by Mandy Pope
WATERFRONT HOME IN SOUTHPORT
216 W Bay Street , Southport, NC 28461
Southport’s row of beautiful, waterfront homes stretch along Bay Street at the confluence of the Cape Fear River, Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. At the ‘anchor’ of Southport’s row you will find The Cape Fear House, the home of Thomas Mann Thompson Jr. Built in 1868 and located at 216 W Bay St, Thomas Mann Thompson was a successful river pilot and Civil War blockade runner…and he had wonderful taste! 216 W. Bay offers 5 spacious and airy bedrooms, tons of natural light, boasts original heart pine floors, double front porches, and the only ”Widow’s Walk” and cupola in Southport. The home’s panoramic views are arguably the best in all of downtown, overlooking the Cape Fear River, Oak Island, Battery Island, and Bald Head Island. Updated in 2015, this home offers modern features, while keeping the integrity, elegance and character of an historic landmark home. The current owners have offered up this historic gem for various film and TV productions and also utilize it as a rental property for vacationers. You’re steps from the best restaurants, boutiques, cafes AND the beach! In fact, this one-of-a-kind property offers deeded beach front access right outside your front door – a rare Southport ‘treasure.’ Contact us today to schedule your exclusive, private showing. Asking price $2,800,000.
This home is listed by Hamilton Realty Group, Jack Hamilton, EXP Realty
ON A HOME ON NEARLY FOUR ACRES IN HUBERT
138 Peytons Ridge Drive , Hubert, NC 28539
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING
If space is what you need, this amazing Peyton’s Ridge home sits on 3.78 acres and boasts over 3,900 SF of living space. Inside the front door, you’ll find a large office space complete with double french doors. Across the hall from the office is a formal dining room complete with coffered ceiling and large windows for tons of natural light. Make your way through the butlers pantry/coffee station into the kitchen complete with a second pantry featuring a custom glass door. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with an island for prep space as well as a large bar height island with room for everyone to gather. Have a seat in the large breakfast nook with built in banquette that fits an 8 foot farm table. All this is open to the family room with built-in shelves flanking the fire place, and is pre-wired for surround sound. Let’s not forget the extra storage near the nautical themed half bath. Take note of the hardwoods throughout the entire living/kithen/dining space carrying through to the mudroom with built in bench near the garage entry. Check out the flex room complete with a full bath and lush carpet that overlooks the fenced backyard. This room could be used as an additoinal guest room, exercise room or a second office. And that is just the downstairs. Making your way upstairs the massive Master Suite is the retreat you deserve. Relax in the sitting area and read a book or gaze out the windows to look for wildlife in the wooded area behind the fenced backyard. The master bath features a soaker tub, separate shower and 2 separate vanities along with a huge walk in closet. The next 2 generously sized bedrooms each have large walk in closets and share a Jack & Jill bathroom complete with dual sinks. Continue down the hall to another large bedroom with walk-in closet and access to fourth full bath. Wait there’s more!!! The HUGE bonus space is perfect for a theater room, game room, additional family room, exercise room, you name it! Through this room is access to the 3rd floor ready for completion and roughed in for an additional full bathroom. Drywall is already on site and ready for you to get started. Moving out to the back yard, the custom stone firepit and stone benches are waiting for you to sit, relax, and enjoy. The full property is 3.78 acres and the fenced area has plenty of room to install that inground pool you’ve been dreaming of. Need outdoor storage? We’ve got you covered with the 2 large sheds and 3 car garage. This home has it all! The only thing missing is you! Come make this dream home a reality! Asking price $568,000
This home is listed by Jena Burkett, 360 REALTY
NORTH TOPSAIL HOME WITH VIEWS OF THE OCEAN AND THE SOUND
3721 Island Drive , North Topsail Beach, NC 28460
Gorgeous home with a private pool, hot tub, ocean and sound views! Located second row to the beach, enjoy ocean views from the top floor covered deck, spacious living area with large dining area and beautiful kitchen. There are four spacious bedrooms, three on the first floor and one on the top floor with the living area. The first floor oceanside bedroom has a private shower bath and access to a covered deck with ocean views. The second bedroom has a door to the hall tub/shower bathroom and a door to a covered deck. The third bedroom also has a door to the covered deck overlooking the pool and island sound side views. On the top floor, the fourth bedroom has sliding glass doors that lead to the upper sound view deck and access to the shower bath. The hot tub is located on the top covered deck off the living room with ocean views. An enclosed shower is located by the private pool (depth 3.5 – 5 ft.) and the beach access is located directly across the street. This property is creek front, and the home has water and marsh views. Asking price $1,199,000
This home is listed by Dutch Bageant, A Beach Place Realty
ON A HOME ON FIVE ACRES IN HAMPSTEAD
449 Whitebridge Road , Hampstead, NC 28443
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING
Never before offered, sprawling family estate with over 5100 sq ft main residence, w/ attached +/- 700 sq ft conditioned workshop and detached +/- 675 sq ft separate cottage, raised gardens, pool, theater, workshop, amazing indoor and outdoor spaces in the prestigious Whitebridge horse community! Tucked away on a meticulously landscaped 5 acres of tranquility. While you can’t see this home from the road, when you round tree lined corner it will take your breath away. Custom built Donald Gardner home with no detail missed! The main residence boasts an open bright floor plan and 1st floor owner suite. Upon entering you will notice the massive covered front porch and grand foyer that opens to the dining room, library with built-ins and double French doors, two-story great room with fireplace and built-ins. From the great room you immediately notice the 67′ covered back porch with steps to the patio, refreshing crystal clear saltwater pool, firepit & covered sitting area for all your entertainment needs. The pool can be seen from the owner’s suite as well with spa bathroom and custom closet that will hold even the largest of wardrobes! The gourmet kitchen offers custom cabinetry, a huge island, pantry, and state of the art 36″ wolf stovetop with kitchen aide chef series appliances. Multiple staircases will bring you to the second floor with a balcony overlooking the great room, 3 additional bedrooms, theater room including all equipment, a bonus room over garage, and a workshop offering tons of open space, natural light and built-ins. There is plenty of room for the whole family. The utility room is also clad with granite counters and lots of cabinets and storage. Take the stairs from the bonus room to the garage and conditioned workshop equipped with benches and built-ins. All of the benches and worktables in workshop and garage also convey! Step outside to begin exploring the grounds and you will see the raised garden beds and potting shed off to the right and the quaint coastal cottage to the left. This cottage has a beautifully appointed full kitchen, living area, bedroom, bathroom, and laundry area. All kitchen appliances to remain in both homes and washer & dryer remain in the cottage! Second floor of cottage is currently massive, floored storage but could easily be made into additional bedrooms or living space if desired. Fully irrigated yard area and landscaped grounds are on approximately 3 of the 5-acre estate. No part of this highly elevated estate is in a flood zone. No detail missed. Even the pool drains to the wooded area with underground pipes, electrical wires double for backup, adt security system in place, 3 trane hvacs on main residence, This leaves plenty room to build a barn and fence off some pasture areas if you are a horse lover. The community would welcome up to 5 horses on this estate property and some of your neighbors enjoy the equestrian friendly neighborhood. Whitebridge offers a community pool, tennis courts, bird sanctuary covered picnic areas, fountain, and moss-covered live oaks as you enter over the “white bridge”. Add to this the convenience of being only 4 miles from Porter’s Neck in the Southern part of Hampstead in the sought-after Topsail School District. Close to local Hampstead, shopping, medical and entertainment, and only a short drive to Topsail Island, Wrightsville Beach, historic Wilmington, golf courses, marinas, ICWW public ramps, and the Wilmington International Airport (ILM). There is nothing missing from the most detailed of wish lists at this amazing estate. Asking price $1,850,000.
This home is listed by Dawn Berard. Sold Buy the Sea Realty
On a Home Overlooking Boiling Spring Lakes
1051 S Shore Drive , Southport, NC 28461
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING
Here is your chance to own a custom-built home with 42′ rocking chair front porch, huge screened rear porch, detached garage that includes a heated and cooled office/workshop area, great tiki bar and patio overlooking the (soon to be again) Big Lake. FEMA has already funded restoration of the lake so buy now and be back to waterfront very soon. Bulkhead and dock in place. Home is very well maintained with oak floors, 9 Ft. ceilings, crown molding through-out, 36” doors through-out, owner’s suite on 1st floor, huge closets and bedrooms upstairs, floored attic space and high dry crawl space. Home is wired for speakers and incudes central vac. NO HOA dues. This home with great landscaping sits on .50 acres with unparalleled views of what will once again be Lake Patricia! (See town of BSL Website for details). Same owner would consider selling .47 acre adjacent lot and will be very motivated to sell both as a package. Make an offer today! Less than 20 minutes to the Oak Island Beaches, about 10 minutes to Historic Southport, and 40 minutes to downtown Wilmington! This home is also walking distance to the golf course! (Lake pictures are pre-Florence). Seller will consider seller financing. Asking price $550,000.
This home is listed by Dawn Berard, Sold Buy the Sea Realty
ON A SPANISH REVIVAL HOME IN WILMINGTON TANGLE OAKS
5234 Marina Club Drive , Wilmington, NC 28409
Amazing custom-built authentic Spanish Revival Home in the highly sought-after Tangle Oaks neighborhood, situated in the most tranquil area of Wilmington. This home truly has to be seen in person to appreciate. The current owners built this home from the ground up with love and have meticulously maintained it over the years. Every detail was planned out and many finishes were hand made and imported. As you drive up you will notice the attention to detail in the trim, juliet balcony, beautiful lifetime tile roof and of course traditional stucco finish. The enormous handmade front doors made in Albuquerque, New Mexico are almost 3 inches thick and open to a grand foyer that is flooded with sunlight from the custom arch windows that surround it. The expansive beems bring your attention to the chandelier that was hand made in Mexico and is an exact replica of the ones that hang in the San Juan Bautista Mission. The flooring throughout the first floor is mostly traditional Saltillo tile. The Living Room to the right is an inviting room flanked with custom built bookcases with a traditional grid pattern, a large arched wood burning fireplace and Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors. The kitchen and bathrooms all have handmade and hand painted tile from Mexico and you will find custom stained glass designed by the homeowner as well. Don’t miss the wood inlay in the tile floor in the dining room, or the second handmade chandelier from Mexico. The sitting room has more enormous arched windows with absolutely stunning hand scraped Vigas and Latillas ceilings, it is literally art! Upstairs there are four large bedrooms, one with built in bookcases can that easily be a large office or guest room. A step outside will land you on a large balcony, the perfect space to spend your evenings enjoying the cool breeze or enjoy your morning coffee with the birds. Bring your boat & enjoy your deeded dock slip. This neighborhood also has a pool, tennis/pickleball courts, pond & more! Asking price $895,000.
This home is listed by Kathy Greer, Nest Realty
On a Lot on Whiskey Creek
417 Trails End Road , Wilmington, NC 28409
Two waterfront adjacent lots on Whiskey Creek that will be sold together. Lots combined are (+/-) 3.2 acres and can be used to build one or more homes. Seller does not guarantee the number of homes that can be built. House that is presently on one lot is a tear down and will be sold AS IS. There are three mobile homes on the lots that are not owned by the seller and will need to be moved by the mobile home owners. House and the lot rentals for the mobile homes are presently on month to month rentals with a 30 day notice to vacate.. A survey has been completed. Property tax shown is for only one lot. Lots are not in city limits. No city taxes. No HOA fees. Public boat ramp is located nearby at end of the street on Intracoastal Waterway. Asking price $2,195,000.
This Lot is listed by John Farris, BlueCoast Realty Corporation
On a Topsail Home with a Boat Lift
984 Gaye Avenue , Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Come see this beautiful, well-maintained canal front home at Topsail Beach. By boat your minutes away from fun on a sandbar, dolphin watching or heading out of Topsail Inlet for some fishing. This immaculately maintained home boasts four bedrooms, three baths and comes furnished with few exclusions. 10,000 lb boatlift. Close beach access too! Summertime is calling YOU!!! Asking price $1,200,000.
This home is listed by Tracy Moore, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolina Premier Properties
ON A SNEADS FERRY HOME ON THE ICWW
232 Grandview Drive , Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
If you’ve been looking for a beautiful home with a gorgeous water view, you’re in luck! This home has been kept in immaculate condition and was built to last. Stunning views of the ICWW from both decks and nearly every window in the house! Also enjoy the view of the ocean from the upper deck. With the elevator you are always able to conveniently travel between stories. With the large garage, you’ll never run out of storage. Do not miss out, schedule your showing before this one is gone! Asking price $575,000
This home is listed by Jared Power & Joe Power, Treasure Realty Inc
ON A PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION IN CAROLINA BEACH
411 Marina Street , Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Beautiful waterfront lot in Oceana with exceptional building plans by PBC Design + Build. Quality materials, finishes, and attention to detail go into their award winning signature homes. An abundance of windows frame the breathtaking coastal views. There are 2 lots side by side (EACH WITH A BOAT SLIP)and this home can be built on either lot. See MLS #100227310 and 100227312. On the ICWW with 40′ boat slip right in front of your property (slip 56). View of ICWW, Snows Cut, and the Marina. Oceana is a gated waterfront community with access to pool, tennis courts and community walkway to the beach (Freeman Park) as well as a private marina for your boat. Build your dream home on this rare property. First class neighborhood with a first class marina! You may use any builder and any floor plan you like. Asking price $1,899,999
This home is listed by Barbara Pugh, Barbara Pugh Real Estate Team, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast
DUPLEX IN CAROLINA BEACH
1119 Carolina Beach Avenue N , Carolina Beach, NC
A great investment just steps away from the ocean and close proximity to all Carolina Beach has to offer. This is an amazing turn-key opportunity! This charming duplex with four king size beds is located on a corner lot directly across from Starfish public beach access. It has been totally renovated since 2020. It boasts ocean and canal views, LVP flooring throughout, renovated bathrooms, renovated kitchens, new appliances, refurbished decks, mini-split HVAC systems, on-demand water heater, EV car charging station and an abundance of parking in back. The property has enjoyed excellent rental income. Zoned R1 and at over 6200 sq ft you can add another income producing unit, or build your own dream home or new townhome. Both units are beautifully furnished and all items convey. Asking price $1,300,000.
This home is listed by Renee Reitzell,Spot Real Estate, LLC
JACKSONVILLE’S WOOLDAND MANOR
310 Woodland Drive , Jacksonville, NC 28540
Woodland Manor is more than a house, it’s an estate that remains timeless through all generations just as it was intended by the original building family, W.T. Turlington, MD. It is bookended by two very similar estates which gives this property a complete story. Woodland Manor is nestled quietly in downtown Jacksonville but has the serenity of a quiet countryside with picturesque views of Chaney Creek. Woodland Manor’s landscape was designed for beauty, pleasure for every season and remains very close to its original design. The exterior and interior design is Georgian; however, is very flexible and one that many family arrangements can enjoy. The main floor consists of the East & West wing-each with a primary suite and woodworking fireplace. The main floor also consists of a family size eat-in kitchen, beverage/wine room, dining room, music room with fireplace, gentleman’s study, 3 bathrooms and a large laundry workroom. The second level of the manor consists of 4 large bedrooms, two full-size bathrooms and attic access to plentiful storage. The stairwell and landings between the two main floors will take your breath away! In search of someone to love this house, not just buy it. Asking price $1,224,000.
This home is listed by Stacy Sparks, Realty One Group Affinity
On a Downtown Condo
21 N Front Street Unit 2a1, Wilmington, NC 28401
Must See! This is a beautifully laid out and remodeled Condo in the heart of downtown! Amazing natural light and great view of Front St. Close to shopping, restaurants and Wilmington’s night life. This building is right in the middle of everything downtown. Condo is being sold fully furnished! HOA included Water and Trash. Asking price $399,900.
This home is listed by Jamie Jordan & Ross Howe, The Coastal Brokers LLC
ON A HOME WITH AN AMAZING BACKYARD
9138 Devaun Park Boulevard , Calabash, NC 28467
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING
This one of a kind property was 100% custom designed & built from top to bottom for the builder and his family. As you arrive, the white picket fence encompasses lush landscape along the front of this double lot. Walking up the steps to the front porch, you have the perfect seating area and 3 sets of large double doors complete with screens to open up the front of the home to enjoy the spring & fall breeze. Meticulously detailed interior features include wood beams throughout the first floor on 9′ ceilings. Shiplap walls and ceramic tile flooring are extended throughout the entire home. Beautiful black stainless steel kitchen appliances include dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, stove and hood with granite countertops and black and grey custom cabinets with a stainless steel apron (farmhouse) sink. The first floor master bedroom features 10′ ceilings with wood beams, a separate door to the screened in back porch and a sliding barn door to the en suite bathroom. The master bathroom includes a large tile shower off to the right and the free-standing bathtub as well as a large walk-in closet. The outdoor oasis (named ”Mermaid Cove”) includes an inground pool and hot tub, custom cabana with outdoor kitchen and lush landscape enclosed by a privacy fence. The outdoor kitchen includes a refrigerator, ice maker, crafted wooden sink, wine cooler and flat top griddle along with a bar, large fan and wired with electricity powering the mounted TV & wireless internet booster. Outdoor audio and lighting bring this space to life at all times day and night. Propane gas heats both the pool and hot tub allowing you to enjoy the space throughout the year and the firepit is a perfect spot to enjoy your oasis! The 2 car garage has oversized doors, built in storage and a covered walkway to the house. This is a must see property with custom high-end features everywhere you look. Evenings even come alive with LED color changing lights highlighting the entire front of the home! Asking price $899,999.
This home is listed by David Hutnik, Royal Rental Services LLC DBA Royal Real Estate & Development
ON A BED&BREAKFAST IN SOUTHPORT
301 E Bay Street , Southport, NC 28461
Do not miss the opportunity to own this prestigious historical home for an enormous business opportunity!!! Located directly across the street from the Cape Fear River. The Brunswick Inn has been in business for over a century and is now looking for the right person to bring it back to life once again. The current owner has meticulously renovated and updated every room. With very few overnight accommodations located in Southport this could be the dream business you have been waiting for. With four oversized bedrooms each with private baths your guest will be lavishly accommodated. Brithdays, Weddings and Anniversaries will all be remembered at this majestic location in downtown Southport. The possibilities are endless. The events are waiting to be had and it’s now up to YOU to take that chance!!! Asking price $2,495,000
This home is listed by Bonner Herring & Joan Kimball, RE/MAX Southern Coast
ON AN EIGHT ACRE ESTATE NEAR BURGAW
3633 US Highway 117 S , Burgaw, NC 28425
This five bedroom, five bath home measures 4,147 square feet and is located on more than eight acres of maintained pastures and surrounded by private woods. A wrap-around porch with a gazebo sitting area welcomes you and invites you to sit and enjoy peaceful rural living. As you enter the grand foyer, you will immediately notice rich wooden floors throughout the majority of the home. On your left, you will see the den and straight ahead you can admire the living room with over a 20′ tall wooden cathedral ceiling and a colossal stone fireplace with a hearth. The living room connects to a gourmet farmhouse style kitchen with solid wood custom cabinets, copper prep-sink and copper farmhouse sink, industrial two-section glass door refrigerator, chef’s gas range with a copper hood, double ovens, ceramic tile countertops, a large breakfast nook, a Butler’s pantry, a storage pantry and a custom wine rack. The first of three private Master suites is located on the first floor and offers a double vanity, a large tub, a custom tiled walk-in shower and a unique surprise for The Lady of The House – a fully equipped hair dressing powder room. Two spare bedrooms share a full bathroom. A laundry room with a built-in ironing board, a sink, storage cabinets together with a mudroom and a half bathroom complete the main level. Upstairs you can explore a loft with office space and two additional private Master Suites with closet rooms for additional storage and a walk-in attic space. Enjoy your afternoon cup of a tea on a large patio and watch an abundance of birds and wildlife passing by the spacious backyard or bring your horses to make this small piece of paradise their new home. Asking price $898,000
This home is listed Irena Kohler, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage-Hampstead
On a Waterfront Property in Shallotte
1566 Gurganus Road SW , Shallotte, NC 28470
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING
This two bedroom, two bath home measures just over 1,000 square feet. Relax on the rear screened-in porch that overlooks Old Mill Creek after a day at the beach. Ocean Isle is just a short drive. Enjoy watching the family running and playing on the spacious side yard or relax on the covered side porch overlooking the creek. If location is a must have, this home may be on your short list to view. Brunswick County records show the home was built in 1940 and renovated extensively back in 2000. A metal roof was recently installed in 2020. Enjoy crabbing and fishing from your dock. Hardwood floors in the living area greet you as you enter from the covered side porch. The property is currently a family getaway and weekend retreat, but could easily be your dream home here at the beach. Enjoy the quiet evening watching the wild life or jump in your kayak and paddle thru the local creeks. This is a place in the South Brunswick Islands where you can sit in the shade of the screened-in porch to relax and unwind while your kayak awaits you on the bank of the creek. No HOA! Asking price $280,000.
This home is listed by Jayne Anderson, Coldwell Banker Sloane Realty OIB