$1,150,000 • 11.6 acres
Elegant Equestrian Country Estate. Designed by well-known North Carolina Architect, Jim Phelps and built by award-winning builder Arcadia Homes and located in the desirable Waxhaw community of “The Farms at Heartwood.” While surrounded by estate size properties and equestrian properties, this home is tucked away behind an electronic gated entrance with stone columns and landscaping. Whether seeking privacy, room to garden, a healthy outdoor lifestyle or lush pastures for your horses, this property offers you these options and more. Take advantage of the 4.5 miles of community trails for trail riding and exercising your dogs. The home sits on the highest point overlooking the extensively landscaped yards, pastures and woods. Stone and hard coat stucco exterior are accented with solid wood shutters, double solid wood and glass front door and Carriage Garage Doors. Immediately upon entering the foyer, you will appreciate and admire the quality craftsmanship this home has to offer. In addition to the Herringbone stone in the foyer, the chandelier hangs from a cupola that is lined with tongue & grove stained wood. The ever popular floor plan of a great room, combined with a generous dining area which flows into the kitchen area, allows for entertaining and conversation while preparing and serving meals to guests. Morning coffee and breakfast can be savored on your screened porch while enjoying the views. Wood beams are suspended from the cathedral ceiling in the great room and are also utilized on the covered porch. Cozy up to the 22 foot stone gas fireplace which is balanced with custom built-in cabinets and display shelves. The Hickory Hardwood floors are attractive and blend in with both your dark and light wood furniture. Walls of windows and French doors let in the light and provide views of both the front and back yard. The kitchen is the focal point of the home. Custom Cherry Cabinets, granite counter tops, an island with breakfast bar and state-of-the-art appliances are all pleasing to the eye, yet designed to be functional for cooking gourmet meals. The tiled mosaic wall under the vent hood lends personality and class to what already is a spectacular kitchen. Of course the chef in the family will be excited about the long wall of pantry cabinets, side-by-side 48” refrigerator & Viking gas cooktop. A bright main floor master suite has a large picture arched window, cathedral ceiling and access to the screened in porch. The walk-in closet has built-in drawers and laundry hamper. Like the closet the 9’7” tile and frameless glass shower is generous in size and has room for two. The heated bathroom floor is a luxury in cool winter months. An elevator and stair cases access both the second floor bonus room and lower level guest rooms and second garage. Either wash the dogs in the tiled dog shower or your muddy boots. Guest rooms have access to the covered paver patio, outdoor patio area and propane stone fire pit. The same quality is carried throughout the lower and second levels and include tile, granite, custom cabinets, speakers and extensive trim work. Storage is plentiful for any and everything. The second floor storage room is just waiting to be completed and converted into another bedroom or office space. Watch a good movie or challenge friends to a game of pool in the second floor bonus room. While you may not want to leave the warmth and comfort of the indoor living spaces, it will be hard to resist what the land has to provide. A custom barn built to match the home design is the epitome of grace and functionality. Conveniently located near the home , with easy access to approximately 6 acres of pasture with Ramm flex fencing and field fencing. The couple acres of hardwoods are ideal for providing shade for the horses. A creek adds county charm. With quick and easy access to Waxhaw, Ballantyne and Charlotte, this estate beckons; 8528 Waxhaw Creek Road, Waxhaw, NC.