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Magnificently resting on a secluded 11-acre wooded point lot within the Sanctuary, an exclusive luxury lake community on Lake Wylie. This extraordinary 6-bedroom custom home has over 15,000 sq ft of private luxury living and over 1,900 feet of shoreline, giving panoramic views of the water!
Enter through the gate with its lighted entrance and make your way to the paved circular driveway or to the attached garages and the separate four-car garage with ample storage space above. The separate four-car garage is pre-wired and set up for HVAC and plumbing, and could be used for a possible nanny/housekeeper apartment.
Views of the formal living and dining rooms can be seen as you step into the spacious entry with its beautiful warm hickory wood flooring with travertine inlay. Catch your breath as you come into the remarkable living room with its elegant tiled fireplace with creative wood inlay, floor to ceiling wall of patio doors and arched windows under towering vaulted ceilings. The massive self-cleaning glass doors bring you out to the immense patio with handsome maintenance free aluminium railing with stone columns and views of the spectacular pool below.
Creative wood floor patterns in the bright and airy formal dining room offers impressive views for family and guests as they take a seat at the table. Dinner is served. The decorating ledge on one wall, wide crown molding/baseboard and softened archway complements this great space. You’re just getting started…there’s so much more to this journey.
Never too many cooks in this extraordinary kitchen featuring granite counters and top end stainless appliances. To this dream kitchen, add three ovens, Wolf six-burner gas cooktop with grill, two dishwashers, a commercial size refrigerator/freezer combo, a warming drawer, microwave, one double and one triple sink, center island, a large eating bar, an enormous pantry and bonus butler’s pantry. Tucked away conveniently off the kitchen is an attractive office space with corner windows to bring in lots of natural light.
Seamlessly flowing from the kitchen is the the grand Great Room with a majestic stone fireplace that reaches to the dramatic wood beamed vaulted ceilings, giving an elegant yet rustic ambiance. A wall of stately built in cabinetry and shelving provide plenty of space for those favorite books or special collectibles and the wet bar with wine fridge and ice maker sits opposite the wall of built-ins. Situated on either side of the Great Room are glass patio doors, one leading to the open porch with a wide stone stairway taking you down to the pool and the other leading to a screened in porch with cozy fireplace and built-in gas grill.
Conveniently located on the main level, is the sensational master bedroom suite with tray ceilings and a lavish sitting room, flooded with natural light. The exceptional his and hers walk-in closets with floor to ceiling solid and glass built-in cabinets, drawers and shelves offers more space than you may need and a few windows give added light. To add perfection to this space, the master bath features a spa soaking tub, radiant heat in floors, two entrances that lead into the walk-in shower with Kohler ‘Waterhaven’ shower tower. Installed behind the smaller vanity mirror is a TV and there is toe kick lighting under all the vanities.
A fitness room, with its own full bath including a steam-bath shower, a comfortable office with custom built-ins flanking the glass sliding doors leading out to the porch balcony, a craft room and a huge laundry room, with a deep sink and lots of counter and cabinet space, finish off the main level. The fitness room and the craft room, located on the lower level, have closets and baths, so they could easily be additional bedrooms.
Take the sturdy wood and wrought iron stairway to the second level where you will find a second master suite and two additional bedrooms, 3 full baths, a loft and a bonus room/playroom. The ‘mini master’ features a walk-in closet, walk-in shower, whirlpool tub and additional storage.
A large bonus room with screened in porch complete the third level space.
That same stairway leads downstairs to an impressive and sprawling recreation room that includes comfortable seating around another beautiful fireplace, a wet bar equipped with a wine fridge, ice maker, dishwasher and microwave, and a fantastic media room, all making this a great space for casual entertaining. There is an additional laundry for the ‘pool’ bath and an additional screened in porch.
Step outside to the covered patio and you’re moments away from the stunning pool. Let your imagination run wild with the 3,000 sq ft studio that can be used for anything your heart desires. The sensational pool has two levels of waterfalls, lights and a beach entrance, perfect for lounge chairs and small kiddos.
The warm and comfortable 1,500 sq ft guest house boasts two bedrooms, two full baths, a full kitchen with dining bar, a family room with charming wood-burning fireplace, laundry room and boat storage area below.
Lake activities await and the dock is close by and ready, with electricity, water and two electronic boat lifts. The Sanctuary offers stunning amenities, including pools, tennis and sports courts, a beautiful lodge, exercise room, miles of walking trails, kayaks and canoes available free, docks, and playground. http://www.thesanctuaryatlakewylie.com
Location, Location, Location! As if all this wasn’t enough, it’s also a great location, being just 20 minutes to the airport, 20 minutes to uptown, 20 minutes to South Park, 20 minutes to Ballantyne and 15 minutes to Ft. Mill or Rock Hill.
This matchless home is definitely one of a kind and took three years to build. Nothing can compare. Deer, turtles and wild turkeys are some of the land’s regular visitors. Your stunning private retreat awaits.
Directions to 9235 Sweetleaf Place – I-485 West to Exit 4 (Hwy 160). Left on 160/Steel Creek Rd., Right onto Shopton Rd West, Right onto Island Point Rd., Right onto Fox Sparrow, Left onto Sweetleaf. Property at end of cul-de-sac on right.
From Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) head south on Josh Birmingham Pkwy and keep right to continue on Old Dowd Rd.
Then at the traffic circle, take the 1st exit and stay on Old Dowd Rd and turn right onto Marshall Dr. Next, turn left at the 1st cross street onto US-29 S/US-74 W/Wilkinson Blvd and turn left onto the ramp to Interstate 485 Inner N/Spartanburg.
After that use the middle lane to keep left at the fork and follow signs for I-85 S S/Gastonia/Spartanburg/I-485 N Inner N/Statesville.
At this point keep right at the fork, follow signs for Interstate 485 Inner N/Statesville and merge onto I-485 Inner.
Merge onto I-485 Inner and head straight for 11 miles. Then use the right 2 lanes to take exit 23A-B toward Statesville and merge onto I-77 N. Next, take exit 28 to merge onto US-21 S/Catawba Ave and merge onto US-21 S/Catawba Ave.
Finally, turn right onto Knox Rd and turn left onto Nautique Blvd. Turn left onto Knox Road Extension and Lake Norman Mike :: Lake Norman Real Estate Agent will be on your left.