THE ANSWER. In today’s world, many desire to find a home with property that provides privacy, solitude, and enough space to enjoy the outdoors and animals. Unfortunately, lifestyle often dictates that the home must be close to amenities, have easy access to an airport and major highways, and of course, be affordable. Finding such a home is a significant challenge; nearly an impossibility, however, you will find the answer located in the southwest corner of Mecklenburg County. There, in a private estate community, discover the 9.8-acre estate home at 13525 Woody Point Road. Recently, the home underwent an extensive renovation/upgrade that added to the inherit advantages/features of the design. Paint inside and out, new lighting and plumbing fixtures, and a security system are part of the renewal. Situated near Lake Wylie, this safe, peaceful sanctuary has the feeling of a nature preserve. Mature hardwoods surround a custom home, a multipurpose barn/shop/party center, 10+ acre community pond with private owner’s pier, and access to a community boat dock on Lake Wylie. Minutes away from Douglas International Airport with easy access to I-485, short drive to uptown Charlotte, and located near all desired amenities, this property checks all the boxes. From the instant you enter the drive through the brick winged columns with gas lanterns, you know this is a special place that will accommodate a special lifestyle. The drive winds past a large meadow, perfect pasture for your favorite animal(s), or perhaps an athletic field for more spirited events, then past the barn with a large lawn, designed and built to be used for numerous purposes, and finally presents the home, circling through the triple portico. This inviting home, nestled in the shade of mature oaks, greets you with an L-shaped covered brick front porch; just one of the several outdoor living spaces found here. Inside the foyer gives way to a great room and on through double sets of French doors to a large multi-level deck. This distinct room offers attractions in every direction; 2-story cathedral ceiling with wood beams, oversized fireplace with brick surround and custom wood mantel, a wall of built-in bookcases under a second-floor loft accessed by a wooden spiral staircase leading to the loft and on to a private guest suite. But this is just one of many private retreats in this home, all eager to provide quiet, relaxing solitude. With 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and nearly 5,000sf, the designer successfully provided lots of room while producing an intimate, cozy atmosphere. The floorplan features a main floor master and a main floor guest suite, dramatic great room and comfortable family room melting into the breakfast space and on to the kitchen. The remodeled kitchen is extremely efficient; has a center island, high quality appliances and oversized pantry with barn doors. For those special occasions there is a dining room adjacent to the kitchen. A back hall with oversized laundry room and stairway to the 2nd level opens to the auto court. The 2nd level includes 2 bedrooms, bathroom, and bonus room with fireplace. Additionally, there is a lower level room (currently an office) with an outside entrance. The home offers numerous special features; reclaimed wide plank heart-of-pine floors in most of the main floor rooms, ceiling fans throughout, powder bath, chair railing, house water filtration system, walk-in attic, main floor HVAC with gas back-up, and reflective roof barrier are just a few of the special treatments. Outside living spaces are abundant beginning with the multi-level deck accessible from the master bedroom, great room and family room. The deck is perfect for entertaining or just another of many locations to enjoy a solitude moment. A stone walk originates at the deck and traverses the English garden and leads to the barn area. This area offers the main barn building, RV/trailer storage carport, equipment shed/run-in shelter and available open space. The building features a covered patio, lounge with a brick floor, fireplace and full bath; 3 current stalls and room for more, as well as a large walk-up loft area, ideal for gatherings or hay storage. The board and batten, metal roof building can serve a multitude of purposes, from stalling your horses to hosting a party. Custom home, safe, private setting, manicured property with infrastructure to meet all your needs, close to all amenities; it’s all here, waiting for you. The answer to your dream home search.