|Lot Size:||21 Acres|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Location:||Waxhaw, NC 28173|
8608 Waxhaw Creek Road. “Estate” is a frequently overused term in current real estate conversation. While we will never again see the grand estates of our European forefathers, the contemporary definition of the term describes a tract of well-tended land, imposing home, outbuildings and animals; all functioning together in a congruent lifestyle. This premium Country Estate is located in Waxhaw, a charming village just twelve miles south of the Charlotte, NC city limit. Situated on twenty-one manicured acres with a custom built home, pool, fenced pastures, horse barn and located in an equestrian community; the term Estate certainly applies here. The drive through the countryside approaching this home gives testimony to the beauty of this highly coveted area. Turn into 8608 Waxhaw Creek Road and the gated entrance announces a special home. A winding drive takes you by the barn and board fenced paddocks to the stately brick home surrounded by pristine pastures; park in the motor court connecting two garages. Upon entering this 7,132 square foot custom home from the covered front porch the open design provides sightlines from the spacious foyer to the Family Room and beyond. The quality of the home and the care it has been given is immediately obvious. Security system, surround sound, large rooms and wide hallways, 2 half-baths on the main level, governor’s paneling, built-in bookcases, 2 fireplaces, mud room, oversized laundry room with 2 washer/dryer sets, large state-of-the-art kitchen, pool, entertainment level with exercise room, bar, fireplace and access to the pool are just a taste of the buffet of special features this home offers. The office and dining room are easily accessed from the foyer, both with large views of the property. Move past the family room w/coffered ceiling, gas fireplace w/marble surround, and hardwood floors to the state-of-the art kitchen and breakfast area. Family and friends will gather here around the large center island and in the breakfast area with unobstructed views of the pool and beyond to the pastures. Ideal for entertaining, the kitchen features a Viking 6-burner gas cook top and the full spectrum of KitchenAid stainless appliances, including 2 dish washers, microwave, double convection oven and side-by-side 48” refrigerator. Granite counter tops and tile back splash accent well-designed custom cabinetry. A farm sink adds to the theme of the home and its practical use. The oversized main level Master Suite offers a wall of windows overlooking the barn, tray ceiling and deck. The bath features 2 granite vanities, frameless tile shower with tile backsplash and water closet. All guest bedrooms are located on the 2nd level; take the extra wide back stairs; indicative of the planning of this home the stairs and upstairs hallway were designed to easily move furniture and other items to and from the 2nd level. This level features 4 guest rooms and 3 full baths, large laundry room with spacious countertops ideal for folding, 2 washer/dryer sets, tile floor and sink. The multi-purpose bonus room with closet affords numerous possible uses. While the main level is designed for day-to-day living and the 2nd level a guest floor, the pool level is clearly the entertainment center. Anchored by a “U” bar with tile counter and includes KitchenAide stainless refrigerator, wine cooler and dish washer, this level also includes a fireplace, exercise room, pool bath, ½ bath, home theater space, game area and dining area, as well as a large storage room. No matter the weather, this level encourages indoor/outdoor living, connecting the amenities of to this space to the stone and concrete pool deck and large Gunite fresh water pool by a covered patio. This home is so captivating it is easy to forget the property rivals the home in beauty and planning. Located on 21+ acres with perimeter fencing in a community of other horse farms you can truly enjoy your horse. The cedar siding barn has end sliding doors and a 12’ concrete center aisle, large 12’ x 12’ stalls with mats and yokes drop stall fronts, water & corner feeder and ceiling fans. Additionally, each stall opens to a dry lot paddock. A sound system, hot & cold water, aisle drain, work shop, tack room/laundry with cabinets & sink, fly mist system, florescent lighting and walk-up loft w/hay drops makes caring for your animals easy and enjoyable. In addition to the 2 paddocks, the property has 2 large board fencing pastures with shade trees. This farm provides for both its human and animal inhabitants. In addition to the obvious extraordinary touches, the planning for this property extends to other important features; 40-year roof, flood lights, lawn irrigation, full house generator, buried 1000-gallon propane gas tank and dog wash. The owner thought of untold details and Mother Nature provided a beautiful canvas on which to paint; rolling terrain, lush pastures and a wooded border. So pardon us if we use the term estate to describe 8608 Waxhaw Creek Road; it is appropriate.