2688 Parkridge Drive, Southport, NC 28461

List Price
Days on Market
Year Built
One and One Half
Living Area
St James

Property Description

WELCOME TO ST JAMES LOCATED IN SOUTHPORT, NC! WE PRESENT TO YOU THIS SHOWSTOPPER WITH A VIEW! THE HOME LOCATED AT 2688 PARKRIDGE DRIVECOULD GRACE THE COVER OF ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST ON ANY GIVEN DAY AND IS LOCATED IN ONE OF THE TOP PRIVATE GATED RESIDENTIAL GOLF COMMUNITIES IN THE CAROLINAS! This gorgeous Show Home built by the prestigious and industry leader THE TRUE NORTH BUILDING COMPANY perfectly combines state-of-the-art architecture and exquisite engineering and design and merges Coastal casual elegance with hints of Southern Living and global trends is situated across the street from the gorgeous Woodlands Park. Known to the locals as a place of serenity and peace, the pond at Woodlands Park is a calming place that will remind you that you are near the coast as you watch the Egrets take flight. The park views and private setting of this home make its location one of the most sought after in the community. As you make your way into St James, you will be greeted with a grand entrance where you will immediately know that you are home. As you drive through the gates of St James, the tree lined streets will take your breath away. Follow these winding roads to the covered bridge that will lead you to this stunning home that is tucked away on a wooded homesite with lush and mature landscaping that offer an abundance of privacy. This stately home which pays nod to the Cape with its large and inviting front porch boasts over 4000 sq ft with an open floor-plan and too many custom appointments to count! This SHOWSTOPPER is a must see to appreciate every careful detail that was meticulously planned to please anyone with an eye for perfection! As you pull into the driveway of this estate, you will be welcomed with a large front porch where you can enjoy a cup of your favorite morning brew while enjoying your private view of the Woodlands Park! Are you ready for the real WOW Factor? Upon entering this home, you will be captivated by the bright, airy and open floor-plan and you will immediately begin to envision filling the home with your family and guests. Once inside your new forever home that was built by the current owners, you will be in awe of your grand foyer that will lead you to your formal dining room, large chef's kitchen with island seating, stunning living area that is anchored by custom built-ins, surround sound, and striking fireplace. Your large entertaining area also includes a perfect breakfast area surrounded by custom wainscoting with large picture windows. The primary level of your home also boasts access to an executive office, an oversized Carolina Room that features a wet bar, another fireplace and breathtaking views of your large private oasis. Your guests will appreciate the ease and convenience of their guest rooms being located just off the main living area. Your grand primary suite also found on the primary level offers the most beautiful focal point in all the land with large bay windows with a bench seat that offers additional storage space. You will also love your large walk-in closet and primary suite bathroom with dual vanities and walk in shower with a large bench and exquisite tile design. Your eye for detail will quickly notice the trey ceilings, crown molding throughout the home, custom built-ins, custom lighting, recessed lighting, custom paint, sparkling wood floors, custom ceramic tile flooring, and plush neutral carpet, custom trim work, large windows and high ceilings that prove this home leaves nothing else to be desired. You will also appreciate the large pantry and laundry room with a mud room that were thoughtfully placed on the primary floor and is just steps to your expansive two-car garage with carriage style doors. If you would like to take advantage of the warm coastal Carolina sun, you will love the large open decks accessible from the Carolina Room. Your new backyard offers so much privacy that you can close your eyes and envision that you are anywhere in the world. At the end of the day, you may want to retreat to your large screened in porch that leads to your tiered open decks. It is here that you will want to curl up with a book and soak in all the beautiful sights and sounds of nature. It is also the perfect place where you can enjoy a glass of wine on a chilly evening or you can sit wth a glass of lemonade and enjoy this glorious space on those warm days. Your large decks will offer the perfect spot for grilling and entertaining guests as there is ample space to spread out for large parties. Your tucked away stairwell will lead you upstairs to an oversized bonus room that could serve as another guest room, media room, gameroom, fitness area, playroom, crafting room and so much more. The fourth bedroom and another full bathroom can also be found upstairs. This bedroom is currently being used as an office. This is the office where you can close your door at the end of your work day and truly leave your work at the office! Your upstairs also offers a sweet surprise...a conditioned (temperature controlled) storage space. Oh and did we mention ALL of the additional closet and storage spaces conveniently located throughout the home?!? These spaces will not disappoint! This home makes excellent use of every square inch of space. You and your guests will appreciate all of the privacy and abundance of "get away" spaces that will be afforded to you all as you unwind after a day at the private St. James Beach Club on Oak Island. There is an irrigation system that will enable you to spend less time working in the yard and more time on the beach or golf course or you may choose to spend your day relaxing in one of the large pools offered to you at St. James! You will have all the space you need inside and outside of your home to make wonderful memories with friends, family and neighbors, but there will be days that the private Beach Club with a pool on Oak Island will be calling for you! The Woodlands Park in St James is just a stone's throw away from this home! This coveted amenity offers an escape that you will grow to treasure. St James is also home to the Waterway Park that offers brick grills, a fitness trail, playground, bocce court, volley ball court, covered pier and restrooms. There is also a kayak launch located at the end of the pier in Waterway Park. Go grab lunch and then spend the day with your loved ones playing pickleball, kayaking or boating on the ICW, sharing a low-country boil, oyster roast or clam bake by the beach, play some cards in the clubhouse, get in some exercise at the full fitness center or maybe you just need a place to unwind after taking a bike ride or stroll along the winding sidewalks. If that is the case, head down to the marina at St James and watch the boats pass by, If a day in St James leaves you a little tired from all of the activities, head home, grab a glass of iced tea and take a seat on your front porch. You will immediately be reminded that this is what you have worked so hard for in your life! You might even catch a glimpse of a wedding happening across the way at the amphitheater in Woodlands Park as your front porch view across the way is backdrop worthy for the most intimate weddings or even the set for bands to play. If you are looking for the most exclusive and trendiest resort style communities then look no further! St James offers so many resort style activities; such as,13 Har-Tru clay tennis courts, four championship golf courses, cycling, and walking trails and The Club which is located in the heart of the community where neighbors gather to laugh and socialize with each other to remind you that you are amongst new friends that will soon become a second family! This is the relaxed coastal lifestyle that you have been dreaming of for so many years! Hurry before the current owners change their minds about letting this very loved and well cared for home go! As the original owners of this home, you can rest assured that they have taken excellent care of this home just for you! This elegant home and the beautiful and prestigious community of St James is calling your name! Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to have it all!

Additional Information

HOA (annual)
Available Amenities
Basketball, Clubhouse, Comm Garden, Dock, Fitness Center, Gated Community, Maint - Comm Areas, Maint - Grounds, Mgmt Fee, Park, Pickleball, Picnic Grounds, Playground, Pool-Community, Sidewalk, Street Lights, Tennis, Termite Bond, Trails
Interior Features
1st Floor Master, 9Ft+ Ceilings, Bookcases, Ceiling - Trey, Ceiling Fan(s), Foyer, Gas Logs, In-Law Quarters, Pantry, Walk-in Shower, Walk-In Closet, Wet Bar
Heat Pump
Brick/Mortar, Crawl Space
Architectural Shingle
Exterior Finish
Exterior Features
Irrigation System, Covered, Deck, Open, Porch, Screened
Municipal Sewer, Municipal Water, Natural Gas Available
Elementary School
Middle School
South Brunswick
High School
South Brunswick

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