710 Shoals Watch Way, Bald Head Island, NC 28461

$6,100,000
5
BD
6
BA
5,001
SqFt
List Price
$6,100,000
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
100237944
Days on Market
32
Year Built
2005
Levels
Two
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
6
Half-baths
1
Full-baths
5
Living Area
5,001
Acres
2.56
Neighborhood
Bhi (Bald Head Island)

Property Description

Magnificent 5 BR/5.5BA Castello Della Balena (Castle of the Whale) sits across the natural contours of 2.56 acres of Bald Head's dune ridge overlooking the Atlantic's Cape of Fear and providing 270 degree ocean views that include East Beach, South Beach and the Frying Pan Shoals. Designed by award-winning architect Chuck Dietsche, almost every detail of this one-of-a-kind home is custom designed and crafted. The reverse floor-plan offers three luxurious ocean suites-the Baleen, the Jonah and the Tail-on the first level. Up the stairs or elevator, the open main level-punctuated by floor-to-ceiling rafters reminiscent of a whale's ribcage-begins with the window-embraced living area and is anchored by a massive fireplace. The warm hardwood floors and ship-lapped walls keep this spacious spot warm and inviting. Beyond, the dining space centers on a table that seats twelve and is flanked by artisan buffets depicting the sun and the moon. Nearby, the breakfast bar seats six more and abuts the gourmet kitchen's island. Boasting room for several chefs, this area is surrounded by ocean-view windows and is equipped with professional-grade stainless appliances, plenty of prep counters and crafted cabinetry. If dining al fresco suits you, step outside onto the generous oceanfront screen dining porch and enjoy. This level also houses an entertainment room and, behind a secret door, the Grand Master suite-an indulgent retreat with magical views, a cozy sitting room, a spa-like bath, a huge walk-in closet and a private ocean screened porch. The home's crofter, above the garage, provides an additional very private bedroom suite or office/studio. Outside, multiple covered porches, sundecks, screened porches, and the widow's walk dazzle with breathtaking sea panoramas, cooling breezes and restful ocean song. Plus, direct beach access is available via your own private boardwalk. Please see agents remarks.

Additional Information

HOA (annual)
$390
Available Amenities
Golf Course, Marina, Mgmt Fee, Playground, Restaurant, Tennis
Appliances
Dishwasher, Dryer, Refrigerator, See Remarks, Vent Hood, Washer
Interior Features
Ceiling Fan(s), Elevator, Furnished, Wet Bar
Cooling
Central
Heating
Heat Pump
Water Heater
Electric
Fireplaces
1
Floors
Tile, Wood
Foundation
Pilings
Roof
Shake
Exterior Finish
Wood Siding
Exterior Features
Gas Grill, Outdoor Shower, Ocean Front, Ocean View, Water View, Deck, Porch
Waterfront
Yes
Utilities
Community Sewer, Community Water
Lot Water Features
Ocean Front, Ocean View, Water View
Elementary School
Southport
Middle School
South Brunswick
High School
South Brunswick

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Listing courtesy of Wendy Wilmot Properties.

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