This Bald Head Island home in the private community of Middle Island offers 4,660 sq. ft. of living space with seemingly endless views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the BHI creek and marsh. Crafted by custom builder Parker Dudley, this beautiful home features artisan details that make it one of Coastal Carolina's finest retreats. You will experience miles of blue water ocean views with both magnificent sunrises over the Atlantic and spectacular sunsets over the marsh. This 5-bedroom, 4 full and 2 half bath, three story home was designed with both family and guest wings to enjoy privacy in complete comfort. Enjoy oceanfront living from the main floor with a formal living room large enough for grand entertaining, a beautiful beam ceiling, matching Brazilian cherry built-ins, and a 2-sided gas fireplace. The professionally designed gourmet kitchen with custom cabinets and a formal dining room offers a sophisticated entertaining venue that seamlessly flows onto a large screened in porch, wide front and back decks, and private beach access. Just a few steps above the main level is the master suite with an oceanfront private balcony. The master retreat is furnished with a gas fireplace, elaborate master bath with his and her vanities, whirlpool tub, and an oversized walk-in shower with all of today's modern features. The home offers four additional spacious guest rooms all with picturesque water views, and three full guest bathrooms. The oceanfront tower features a home office with built-in daybed seating and a panoramic view of 8 miles of deserted coastline all the way to Ft. Fisher. The upper family room is the perfect place for family and friends to gather with unique, expansive ocean-to-marsh, sunrise-to-sunset views with your choice of oceanfront or covered marsh-facing balconies, custom-built entertainment center, and a full wet bar. The 1700 sq. ft. of outdoor living space is constructed of durable Ipe hardwood.The home includes vaulted tongue and groove barrel ceilings, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, Travertine natural stone tile, a wood panel elevator that stops on all floors, Lutron lighting system, and custom cabinets and built-ins throughout, including beautiful built-in dressers in all bedrooms. Other features of this unique and rare property include an adaptable whole house audio system, a 16kw home standby generator, outdoor shower with direct access to a half beach bath and laundry room, year round conditioned storage area, and a spacious two cart garage .
In addition to all of Bald Head Island's lifestyle and amenities, this home is situated in the private community of Middle Island, which is a rare offering that presents large lots and custom homes on a private road with video surveillance, deeded access to private amenities including 2 docks on BHI Creek, a deep-water marina with 9 slips on Cape Creek, and the bucolic Ibis Lake Sanctuary. This home is a nature lover's dream just steps away from Cape Fear as well as the NC State Natural Preserve with 8 miles of pristine ocean beach, small barrier and estuarine islands, salt marshes, bays, and tidal creeks.
Bald Head Island is just off the coast of North Carolina and only accessible by ferry or private boat. The topography of the island consists of 14 miles of white beaches that converge at the southernmost tip of Cape Fear. 10,000 acres of salt marsh and tidal creeks border the island to the north, as well as 180 acres of pristine maritime forest. Of the 12,000 acres on the island, only 2,000 will ever be developed making this a truly special place to call home. With no cars on the island, islanders get around by electric carts, bicycle, or on foot; perfect for families desiring a resort or retreat lifestyle with lots of privacy and security. The island is also helicopter accessible for emergency medical needs with quick transport to Wilmington's excellent health care system. Along with traditional pastimes like sailing, fishing, and crabbing, islanders enjoy kayaking and paddle boarding throughout the creeks, playing golf on the Bald Head Island Club's championship golf course, croquet, tennis, and a world-class fitness center.