Constructed to the highest standards, this home sits on three manicured acres. At 6,625 square feet it boasts five bedrooms, including three master suites (one downstairs and two upstairs) four full baths and two half baths. Unmatched architectural detail and craftsmanship are reflected throughout the home. The open floor plan makes for easy living and entertaining. Proportions of space and detail create a home with more grandeur than even its size would imply. Enjoy the forested serenity of Woodard’s Mill with its pastoral and wooded views from abundant windows. Located 2 miles off the expressway, this home is elegant and peaceful while still convenient to shopping, schools and the Outer Banks. Have the best of Both Worlds!
Main level 9’ ceilings with 17’ center octagon vault and 11’ den height; 8’ ceilings second level and umbrella ceiling in game room, 3-zone HVAC system (first floor master with separate HVAC and thermostat); both first floor units are new (2011) and second floor unit replaced in 2005, 3 (40-gallon) hot water heaters, Plaster walls with rounded corner beads throughout home; smooth in formal rooms and baths, European stucco texture in other rooms and above French kitchen hood & over exterior detached garage dormer, Solid core doors throughout, Recessed can lighting throughout (150+ cans), Five walk-in closets; all closet areas in home have overhead lighting, Custom oak flooring and front/rear staircases with square newel posts and oak treads, Ceramic tile flooring (kitchen with slate and ceramic combined), Multiple transom windows throughout; Low-E, tilt to clean, double-hung windows w/screens; front arched half-rounds with decorative Gothic mullions, over sized atrium window. 2×6 exterior walls create wide window sills throughout home, Three display niches: two on main floor, two with halogen lighting, Christmas circuit — single switch controls all outlets under windows on front of home with slide dimmers on majority of all wall switches. Custom mill work throughout interior and exterior of home; custom exterior deluxe cornice (multiple member soffit, trim and dentil blocking) includes all sides of home and detached garage, Custom built-in cabinetry throughout, Utility room complete with built-in upper and lower cabinetry, Three laundry areas (two on main floor, one in second-floor hallway), Walk-up attic with vast unfinished space (hip roof); two large unfinished rooms 2nd floor, Energy Sentry Computerized Energy Management system monitors/reduces electric bills.
Address: 452 Woodard's Ford Rd
Location: Woodard's Mill
School District: Hickory
Square Feet: 6625
Type: Detached Estate
Style Georgian Transitional
Parking: 5 Car Gar (Att & Det)
MLS # (if any):
Foyer: White, over sized ceramic tile foyer with hand-crafted marble inlaid medallion in foyer imported by owner from Italy. Owner designed and hand-constructed iron railing with 24-ct. gold accents, Deep barrel-vaulted archways to living and dining rooms
KITCHEN: Chef’s kitchen includes: Ceramic and slate flooring, 600 Series Sub Zero refrigerator, custom cabinetry with appliance panels; Bosch dishwasher, Full-sized, self-cleaning double ovens with divider cabinet above and drawer below; Electric cook top; Roll-out drawers; Glass-front upper cabinets; Desk with file drawers; Culligan reverse-osmosis unit at sink for bottle-quality drinking water; Over sized dual-height island with multiple outlets for baking & two-tier granite tops; Double pantries; Two pocket doors (to utility room and butler’s pantry from kitchen); Ogee edge, dual coordinated granite on kitchen counter-tops, island & wine fridge with matching wet bar; Stucco French hood over cook top with ventilation fan;
BEDROOMS: 1st floor master or guest suite includes: deep coffered ceiling; over sized gas fireplace with remote and Italian granite hearth; niche above fireplace for television; plumbed for bidet in separate water closet; over sized, walk-in glass block shower; soaking tub with ceramic surround; remote-controlled blinds over tub; his & hers linen closets (one with washer/dryer hookups); his and hers sinks with octagon mirrors, Three “master” bedrooms have en-suite full ceramic baths and walk-in closets; Closet Factory closet additions in two upstairs closets with lifetime warranty; Wood blinds with decorative tapes in all bedrooms; Second floor front master: Custom wood plantation shutters in atrium window and octagonal window over garden tub;
DINING & LIVING ROOMS: Antique mahogany built-in hutch with over sized granite top and under-cabinet lighting in butler’s pantry; lined/sealed top preserves sterling silver; Raised panel wainscot throughout over sized dining room and shelved storage closet; Multiple member, custom milled crown molding in formal rooms;
FAMILY ROOM: Ceramic and slate flooring; Custom milled, multiple member fireplace trim with marble surround and hearth; Custom Hunter Douglas Silhouette window shades with easy rise housing in octagonal family room; Over sized family room gas fireplace (both fireplaces are vented to outside and light during power outages with pilot light on). Fluted interior columns; Triple stepped-up tray ceiling in den with rope lighting on separate switch;
EXTERIOR FEATURES: Copper covered portico with courthouse brick front entry porch; wrought iron rails and herringbone center detail; Large, semi-circular concrete drive and 53’ concrete pad between home and detached garage; Over sized 2.5 car attached garage with freshly painted plaster walls; Commercially built 20×40’ gunnite swimming pool (entire surface re-coated in 2009) with Spanish tile surround, bull-nose brick trim, bench, dual-underwater lighting with remote switch on deck rail; two pump system with one new pump in 2012, commercial grade in-line chlorinator system and main drain for ease of cleaning; Jerith decorative no-maintenance aluminium fencing with brick columns and three entry gates surround pool and flower garden areas (flower garden has gold-accented fence detail); Multiple flood lights surrounding home’s exterior and front spotlights illuminate front of home and detached garage from yard level in all-weather housing with timer; Brick detached 3-car garage with full bathroom plumbed and wired; fully floored second story, hip roof and matching arched windows (2262 square feet); Culligan Platinum water softener system located in detached garage; European awnings with industrial frames over 1st floor media room windows at flower garden; 2-level deck with Chippendale railing and pergola; 750-lb capacity electric lift gate at rear deck provides zero step entry into home; Kinder Homes Tree fort constructed (2004) around tree with “trap door” entry in 8”x10” deck in rear yard conveys ($4500+ material invoice ); Zip-line and rope swing with platforms convey; Elevated grade lot with 4.5 block crawl space; 120’ deep water well plus additional 30’ well with extra pump for lawn irrigation; Multiple outdoor electrical outlets and hose bib locations throughout property;
MISC: All window treatments, blinds and shades convey with the exception of blue cornice/drapes in second floor master bedroom on front of home.
Main home heated square footage is 6625