Looking for the ultimate eco-friendly retreat secluded in nature with a short walk to the beach? Look no further than this "Ultimate Tree House" masterpiece. Thoughtfully designed by one of the outer banks iconic architects, Christopher Nason (Beacon Architecture) and carefully constructed by leading Outer Banks Builder, Joe and Lori McGraw (Albemarle Contractors,Inc). This newly constructed contemporary layout is adorned by an abundance of custom finishes with sophisticated simplicity, the backdrop of nature and and natural light commands center stage imploring a sense of relaxation the moment you arrive. Every feature thoughtfully considered and zero expense spared using sustainable high-end materials above construction standards. This energy efficient home is complete with Geothermal heat pump (said to last 20 to 25 years), Pella windows with upgraded Sun Defence Low-E insulating glass, and R-11 soundproofing between all floors and walls. According to Environmental Protection Agency, Geothermal ground source heat pump systems are one of the most energy efficient, environmentally clean, and cost-effective space conditioning systems available. Savings on a geothermal system can range between 30% to 70%. Main House introduces 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths with over 3300 sq. ft. From the 2 story entry way with recycled Live Oak wood beams and walnut hardwood floors you will be captivated by breathtaking nature views as far as the eye can see. The gracious floor plan is brilliant offering a truly timeless flow. The main floor features a wide open great room, dining room, adjacent chef's kitchen with laundry & pantry room, 1/2 bath, and sprawling master bedroom with pampering en suite. The kitchen offers custom BJ Tidwell soft close cabinets, sleek granite countertops accented with Aqua Tile backsplash, Stainless Steel appliances, impressive multi-functioning island which seats four for counter dining, and all with a complete house water filtration system. Wake to majestic views of wildlife sanctuary from your master bedroom boasting an en suite to savor. A State of the Art steam shower and copper soaking tub await you on those extra stressful days. Upstairs features 2 guest bedrooms, office (or optional 4th bedroom) with private access to deck, a sun lounge complete with plumbing (the abundance of windows and skylights make this room perfect for an indoor greenhouse), 3rd floor loft, and shared full bath with double vanity and custom tile walk in shower. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and some sound/canal views from the top level. A breezeway takes you to the detached 2 car garage with elevator and 680 sq. ft. in-law suite or bonus room with full bath. Handicap friendly and NO STAIRS needed to access ALL rooms in the house. The spacious garage is 726 sq. ft. featuring a Tesla Charger and a glistening blue swirl protective coating for the concrete floor. This wooded waterfront homesite sits on a navigable canal. Add a boat dock and have easy access to the wonderful waterways of Southern Shores and the Currituck Sound. Join Southern Shores Civic Association for $55/year (voluntary) and enjoy the numerous beach accesses with parking, sound side beach, boat ramp and docks, parks, playground, and tennis for a little extra. This home has it ALL and best of all; only steps to the beach! ***** There are 2 rooms that could be used as bedrooms if buyer wanted to upgrade septic. Currently approved for 4 bedrooms with 1500 gallon tank.****** To view short property video click on the link below: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ljrqluobgg6az9u/46-Hickory-Trail-Unbranded.mp4?dl=0 To view aerial video click on link below: https://youtu.be/b3mrwlm_XYk
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Seaside Realty - Kdh.
Listed by Heather Vandermyde
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