Listing Details

7509 Masonboro Sound Road, Wilmington, NC 28409

Description

Spectacular waterfront mansion with panoramic views of the Intracoastal Waterway, Masonboro Island and the ocean. Situated on a bluff, surrounded by the mossy ancient live oak trees, the 3 story foyer welcomes you marbled floors, walls, and stair cases that direct you to elegant living areas designed for luxury living, enjoying nature and entertainment. The residence boasts over 10,000 sqft of ''indoor living space'' with 6 bedrms, 8 baths, formal dining separated by a wet bar leading into the immense kitchen with custom birch cabinets, granite counter tops, and characterized by a centralized island with dual gas and electric cook tops. 3 floors of concrete covered porches providing more than 2400 sq ft of ''outdoor living space''. Elegant chandeliers. Elevator. Outstanding master suite. Commensurate with all so far described, the construction of this domicile is equally impressive. Be not deceived by the beauty of the exterior and interior surfaces visible, for the substructure of this home could have equally served as a fortress. Everything about this residence is first class, including the engineers and architects. Taking two years to construct, the house is made of concrete, metal and glass, sitting on 54 Auger piles which reach 50 ft into the ground. Drainage blanket and drains under the entire house. All marble bathrooms, floors and walls. Massive reverse air flow fans and thermostats under the metal roof which is reinforced to withstand hurricane force winds. Commercial grade windows, doors and electrical system. The 70 kilowatt generator kicks in as soon as the electricity is interrupted. Two deep wells and on-site septic system. Lovely elevated marble garden in the circle of the massive driveway, lined with the trees and seasonal flowering shrubs. The entry and foyer are warmly welcoming with the Italian travertine marble, the atrium with the stunning chandelier. The living, dining, music and entertaining areas are of the most striking design. Throughout the house, marble abounds (and is the same Italian marble that adorns the palace of Japan's emperor). The home is entirely wired for sound with 3 independent audio systems. The kitchen, oh the kitchen...fully equipped with a serving-area central island that comfortably seats 8, featuring a dual gas and electric cooking range. Other features include double ovens, 2 pantries, 2 sinks, 2 refrigerators, 2 dishwashers, breakfast nook, and beautiful birch, custom cabinetry with granite countertops. The 7 foot wet bar has 6 bar stools, and separates the kitchen and grand dining room, which comfortably seats 24. All areas are surrounded with views of the water and the beautiful live oaks and scenery from the many windows. Downstairs at the bottom of the landing, is a theatre room, fitness center, a bedroom, bonus room wired and plumbed for an additional kitchen in the future, the laundry room, his and her bathrooms, an additional room for storage or a wine cellar, and a sizable, heated and cooled double garage, with plenty of storage for kayaks, paddle boards, and fishing equipment. Also included is a detached 3 car garage. The interior marble staircases are magnificent. The master bedroom suite is enormous and the master closet is even more so, connecting with the elegant master bath with seamless shower doors, marble floors and wall

Details

MLS#100023080
StyleHouse
Sub-TypeResale
StatusActive
Year2000
Days On Site194

Features

Bed(s)6
Bath(s) 7 Full, 1 Half
SQ Feet10,896
Garage5
Story(s)4.0
Acreage3.30
Water FrontYes
Property ViewYes

Additional Information

Ocean FrontNo
Ocean ViewYes
Water AccessYes
Bonus RoomYes
Boat SlipNo
Master DownNo
Finished Room Over GarageNo
HOANo
FireplaceYes
Great RoomNo
Construction TypeStick Built
FencingNo
PorchYes
SunroomNo
DeckNo
Listing Provided By:
Mary C Price  of  Living Seaside Realty Group

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Area Information

StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
CityWilmington
Zip Code28409
AreaNew Hanover
Community NameMasonboro Sound
Elementary SchoolParsley
Middle SchoolRoland Grise
High SchoolAshley
Listing VS Median (in Masonboro Sound)
Price:
$5,750,000
low | high
Med:
$5,875,000
47.826086956522% of Average
SqFt:
10,896
low | high
Med:
5,448
100% of Average
$ / SqFt:
$528
low | high
Med:
$264
100% of Average
On Site:
194
low | high
Med:
180.5
56.958762886598% of Average

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