Matthews NC Basement Home|4001 Amen Court

Matthews NC Basement Home

Full-brick basement home has secondary quarters including kitchen on lower level.

Don’t miss this Matthews NC basement home in the Emerald Lake golf course community.

•  3,877 sq. ft., 4 bath, 5 bdrm 3 story – $430,000.
MLS® #3231118

– Looking for a Matthews NC basement home?  Discover this stately full-brick home on a cul-de-sac street in the golf course community of Emerald Lake. A long drive with plenty of parking leads to the generous side-load garage. Under the covered front porch, a handsome front door with leaded glass insert welcomes you inside.

Main Level

Sunlight streams into the two-story foyer where warm wood flooring, a pretty turned staircase with wooden treads and an upstairs overlook set the tone for the custom features inside.

A formal living room to the left of the foyer is the perfect spot to greet guests or spend a sunny afternoon reading. A cathedral ceiling and arched opening supported on beautifully detailed columns add interest to this room and the formal dining room beyond. Beautiful wood flooring makes this open area flow together for entertaining. The formal dining room is spacious enough for plentiful seating and several additional pieces of furniture. Crown and chair rail molding creates an intimate space for dinner with family and friends.

The open floor plan continues along the back of the home where you will find a two-story great room separated from the kitchen by architectural columns and an arched opening. The hallway upstairs has an overlook into the great room. Two tiers of windows provide views of the deck and wooded areas in the backyard. Enjoy cozy winter evenings by the gas log fireplace with handsome mantel. The great room includes a paddle fan.

The heart of this home is the cook’s kitchen with its abundant cabinetry and extensive counter space. Double Palladian windows over the sink add interest. The cabinetry includes roll-out drawers, a lazy susan, a wine rack and a section with glass doors for decorative items. Illuminated by under-cabinet lighting, a tile back splash complements the counter tops. A pantry provides additional storage. Appliances include a gas cook top in the island, dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave/oven in the wall. The breakfast area is set into a bay window between the kitchen and the great room.

You’ll a find bedroom with access to a full bath tucked into a quiet spot to the right of the foyer,. Use this area as a main level guest suite or peaceful office space.

Upper Level

The upstairs master suite is a luxurious area with tray ceiling and paddle fan. It accommodates large furniture with room to spare. The master bedroom includes a big deep walk-in closet. A large sitting area with Palladian window and cathedral ceiling is part of the master suite. Picture using the sitting area space for relaxing, a nursery or an office. You’ll find storage under the eaves in this room.

Feel like you are in a spa in the master bathroom. Beautiful tile work surrounds the garden tub and separate shower. This room includes his and her adult-height vanities, a linen closet and a water closet. This space is bright from the large window over the tub and the cathedral ceiling.

Two secondary bedrooms connected by a jack and jill bathroom complete the upstairs. Both bedrooms have fans. The bathroom has double sinks and a tile floor. You’ll find the laundry with cabinetry, shelving and a wash sink on the second level. A linen closet is found in the hallway outside the secondary bedrooms.

Imagine the possibilities for the finished basement level of this home. A concrete patio and outside entrance provide a private entrance for this suite. The area is perfect as separate quarters for in-laws or adult children. Or use it as entertainment space for teens.

The basement kitchen includes a large space for dining or entertaining. The kitchen has ample cabinetry and enough counter space to make the suite very livable. Appliances include a refrigerator, stove and microwave.

Basement Level

The fifth bedroom is found in the basement. This room has a paddle fan and closet. A full bath is nearby. The basement suite also includes a room that can be used as a sitting room, an exercise room or even a sixth bedroom. This room includes a storage closet under the stairs.

There is plenty of space on this half-acre lot for all manner of outdoor activities. Relax, entertain or dine on the deck. Play ball or garden in the backyard. Enjoy the wooded backdrop of this yard.

Emerald Lake is a golf course community in Union County just a few minutes from the Lawyers Road/I-485 interchange. A nearby community shopping center has a grocery store, gas station, and several restaurants. The small towns of Mint Hill and Matthews are a short drive away. Emerald Lake amenities include a neighborhood playground with picnic shelter within walking distance.

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Charlotte NC Homes for Sale|5053 Beckford Drive

Charlotte NC Homes for Sale|5053 Beckford Drive

Great mid-century home in SouthPark area

Charlotte NC Homes for Sale|5053 Beckford Drive
Great SouthPark Mid-Century Home

•  2,187 sq. ft., 3 bath, 4 bdrm 3-level split – $345,000.
MLS® #3201062

– Don’t miss this charming mid-century home in wonderful Sharonwood Acres. You’ll love the neighborhood with its big wooded lots and quiet streets. Enjoy the many restaurants and shopping opportunities of the SouthPark Mall area just a few minutes away.

Step inside this home to find an entry with built-in cabinetry and a stone floor. The entry is open to a spacious living room. Original hardwood floors warm this room.

Large windows throughout this home allow sunshine to brighten the rooms. All rooms except the enclosed carport have replacement windows.

Wood flooring flows from the living room into the dining area. Original built-ins add character to this space, which will accommodate a large table and chairs. An open floor plan in the kitchen and dining areas provides a great space for enjoying time with family while preparing meals or entertaining friends. Wonderful views of the private backyard can be seen through the wide window and patio door.

An updated white kitchen has extensive counter space and abundant cabinetry topped with crown molding. You’ll find roll-out shelving, two lazy susans and an island with a pull-out trash bin in the kitchen. Appliances include a refrigerator, stove, dishwasher and microwave.

Wood flooring continues upstairs in the bedroom wing. The master suite includes a walk-in closet plus a double closet. You’ll find tile wainscoting, a tile shower and tile flooring in the master bathroom. Two secondary bedrooms plus a hall bath complete the upstairs. Both have wood flooring and double closets. The upstairs hall bath has a tiled tub/shower surround, wainscoting and floor.

A gas log fireplace is the focal point of the spacious great room on the lower level. Built-ins at one end have space for books and collectables. Attractive stamped concrete flooring on the lower level is durable and easily maintained.

You’ll find the fourth bedroom on the lower level. A built-in desk and bookshelves would make this the perfect room for an office. The lower level includes a powder room with paneled wainscoting.

This home may have potential for adding almost 1000 square feet of heated space. On the lower level, an enclosed carport possibly could be converted to flex space: an exercise room, an office or an extension of the great room. The covered porch above the carport could become an expansive master suite.

Imagine the possibilities for using the covered deck space with its tree top views. The enclosed former carport includes a workshop area.

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Wesley Chapel NC Homes for Sale|1613 Turtlewood Drive

Wesley Chapel NC Homes for Sale|1613 Turtlewood Drive
Wesley Chapel NC Homes for Sale|1613 Turtlewood Drive

•  2,317 sq. ft., 2 bath, 3 bdrm 2 story – $325,000.
MLS® #3203260

– Imagine owning a quiet wooded hideaway in the Wesley Chapel area. Tucked into a sylvan glen, this stately home is in Oak Hill Plantation. With secluded acre+ lots, privacy reigns yet neighbors are nearby.

Handsome stonework accents the front of this home. Beautiful stone steps welcome you to the front door. Architectural shingles and shingled gables dress up the exterior. The roof was replaced in 2012.

A landscaped winding driveway brings you through the trees to the level hilltop where the house is sited. What a great place to call home at the end of the day.

Sunlight streams into the two-story foyer. An arched opening invites you into the formal dining room. A large floor-to-ceiling arched window with plantation shutters echos the entry into this room. Crown molding and wood flooring also add interest. You’ll find plenty of wall space for extra pieces of furniture in this room.

Experience the spaciousness of the foyer and great room with soaring two-story ceilings and a turned open staircase. Wood flooring that flows throughout the public rooms of this home adds to the appeal. A powder room is located off the foyer. A attractive gas log fireplace flanked by Palladian windows with plantation shutters is the star of the great room. This room has abundant space for multiple seating.

The heart of this home is the kitchen/breakfast/morning room area. Elevated by a vaulted ceiling with crown molding and a paddle fan, this area is perfect for family conversations while preparing meals or entertaining friends. Banks of windows provide views into the private backyard. A long island with breakfast bar and stone sink provides space to work and interact in the center of this area. The kitchen includes a desk and a pantry. The laundry room is located at the rear.

This gorgeous kitchen has 42″ hickory cabinetry with crown molding and granite counter tops. The stainless steel range and microwave are brand new. Recessed lighting, under-the-cabinet lighting plus pendant lighting make this space bright.

This gorgeous kitchen has 42″ hickory cabinetry with crown molding and granite counter tops. The stainless steel range and microwave are brand new. Recessed lighting, under-the-cabinet lighting plus pendant lighting make this space bright. Relax in the morning room.

Enjoy the spacious first floor master suite with its elegant tray ceiling with moldings and paddle fan. Triple windows allow views of the backyard. Indulge in a long whirlpool bath in the luxurious master bathroom. Tile surrounds the tub and separate shower. The bathroom includes a double-vanity sink, a linen closet and a big walk-in closet.

Upstairs find two secondary bedrooms. Each has a paddle fan. One of the bedrooms has access to the Jack and Jill-style bathroom. Open to the hallway plus one of the bedrooms, the upstairs full bath has two separate sink areas plus a linen closet.

The bonus room with wainscoting is the perfect space for a playroom or an office. This room has a closet and under-the-eaves storage. More storage is available in the attic of this home.

The extensive parking pad outside the two-car garage has plenty of space for extra vehicles or riding bicycles. A wooden enclosure hides garbage cans. A gravel pathway in the rear leads to the 16’x18′ deck with abundant space for dining and relaxing. The backyard also has a place for a fire pit. If you enjoy outdoor activities, you’ll love this backyard. There’s plenty of space for running and playing ball.

Fencing surrounds the 12’x16′ shed with storage above. This has been created to provide the perfect play area with slide and sandbox. The backyard also includes a fenced garden spot.

It’s hard to believe that a property with such enchanting wooded privacy is just a few minutes from the Wesley Village Shopping Center. You’ll find two grocery stores, a gas station, a Target, a number of restaurants, a bank and many small services in this center.

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Lake Park NC Homes for Sale|3615 Denise Drive

Lake Park NC Homes for SaleLake Park NC Homes for Sale
2,160 sq. ft., 2 bath, 4 bdrm 2 story – $199,000. Affordable Home
MLS® #3196447

– White picket fences. Walkable streets. Parks and lakes galore. You’ll love living in Lake Park, a village designed for small town living. This handsome four-bedroom home has a low-maintenance vinyl exterior and 2015 architectural roof.

Step inside to find formal living and dining rooms flanking the entry. Both have bay window extensions that brighten the rooms. Architectural columns add interest at the entrance to the living room. There’s plenty of space for a large table and additional pieces of furniture in the formal dining room. An updated chandelier is the focal point of this room.

The foyer opens to the great room at the back of the house. Wood flooring extends from the front door to the powder room and the turned staircase.

A gas log fireplace with pretty mantel provides warmth for cozy winter evenings in the great room. This spacious room has abundant wall space.

The eat-in kitchen is open to the great room, a great floor plan for entertaining or family conversation. Abundant cabinetry and extensive counter space should please every cook. The kitchen also includes a pantry. Enjoy a snack at the breakfast bar where there’s space for several bar stools. Appliances include the stove, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. The kitchen-breakfast area has tile flooring and lots of windows. The breakfast area accommodates a large table with wall space for a china cabinet. Grill or just relax on the patio just outside this area.

Upstairs find a spacious master bedroom with tray ceiling, paddle fan and walk-in closet. The luxury master bath includes a double sink vanity plus garden tub and separate shower. Both the garden tub and the separate shower in the master bath have tile surrounds.

There are two secondary bedrooms upstairs. One has a walk-in closet; the other a double closet. The laundry is in the hallway nearby. A hall bath serves the secondary bedrooms.

A big bonus room with a closet is the perfect spot for a media room, play room or the fourth bedroom. You’ll find under-the-eaves storage here.

Trees shade the backyard making it comfortable when the weather is hot.

Enjoy all the amenities of the Village of Lake Park. The quaint town center includes shops, a bell tower, a park with gazebo and a community center. The community center has several swimming pools. Pool passes may be purchased for the season or for single day use. Individual homeowners fees for Lake Park are very low because town taxes support the amenities.

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