This week’s featured property, Southern Splendor, will provide you and your family with the perfect amount of comfort and luxury needed to experience the charm of North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. This six-bedroom and six-and-a-half bathroom estate is perfectly nestled on the edge of Bogue Sound in Newport, North Carolina. With more than five acres of land and plenty of room to spread out, this magnificent home is perfect for multiple families or large groups, as well as celebrations and weddings. Be sure to view more photos of Southern Splendor as you begin planning your next getaway in this incredible home.
When you drive up the whimsical, winding driveway of Southern Splendor, you will immediately be taken over by enchantment. The large, beautiful home is surrounded by tall, lush trees. The property’s grounds are exquisitely maintained and adorned with raised flower beds, topiaries and a spectacular circular drive. The estate’s classic, columned design pairs perfectly with the rich, red brick and forest green shutters.
Once inside, you will instantly notice the ornate details that add charm to this cozy and luxurious home. Southern Splendor is filled with many furnished spaces for you and your guests to sit back and indulge the vacation state-of-mind. The craftsmanship of the wooden, spiral staircase will take your breath away and the marble and red oak flooring throughout the home contrast perfectly with the walls for a mix of soft and bold colors. Large windows throughout the home allow the perfect amount of natural light to create a relaxing atmosphere that all will enjoy. All of the windows provide guests with a new view of the Intracoastal waterway, the gardens or gorgeous property.
The main living area provides plenty of seating options for you and your guests. The plush couch and chairs are perfectly placed in front of the HD flat screen TV, for ample entertainment during your stay. There’s also a round coffee table to enjoy morning coffee or late-night beverages. Just off the living room is the magnificently furnished library. This readers’ retreat boasts hardwood shelves, a comfortable armchair and a desk. The library creates the perfect setting for those looking for a quiet place to get lost in their favorite stories, or to indulge in the perfect remote work atmosphere.
Southern Splendor’s kitchen is a food-lovers dream come true. The cooking area is painted sugar white, with large windows that allow natural light to flood the room and a beautiful lighting arrangement. The gourmet kitchen has everything you or an experienced chef needs for nights filled with good food and good times for your guests. This space provides you with double ovens, a four-burner gas cooktop with griddle, warming drawer and an extra-large refrigerator.
Take advantage of the large, open cooking space with smooth granite countertops, perfect for preparing meals or displaying delicious appetizers. There’s also a small chiller and separate wine refrigerator. Serve up your delicious meals at the large dinner table with seating for up to eight, or take a seat at the kitchen island, complete with four bar stools.
This soundfront retreat also provides you and your guests with elevator access to all floors. There is a media room with enough seating for anyone looking to catch a game or watch a movie on a large, wall-mounted TV. There is also high-speed internet access throughout the house to allow all guests to connect their devices and stream their favorite form of entertainment.
Relax or Play, the Choice is Yours
With five acres of lush greenery and quick access to the calm waters of Bogue Sound, this elegant retreat provides you with plenty of options for leisure and relaxation. Southern Splendor’s beautiful verandah provides enough space for you and your guests to spend a morning enjoying breakfast and coffee. The ample, covered porches offer plenty of private sitting areas perfect for enjoying a sunny day, dining alfresco or relaxing with an evening beverage. The property’s sprawling grounds have enough space for afternoon picnics, a friendly game and evening walks.
While outside, you’ll find a perfectly crafted, spacious brick patio equipped with two outdoor kitchens with grilling areas that include sinks, a refrigerator, icemaker and two granite-top bars. This outdoor cooking setup will inspire you to prepare many delicious, char-grilled meals during your stay. A motorized awning helps provide shade for your guest during an afternoon meal.
Southern Splendor’s waterfront location features nearly 200 feet of Sound frontage. An elevated, private walkway through the beautiful foliage will lead you to this property’s private pier and dock. Don’t be surprised if your guests are inspired to wake up early, get out on the water and catch a breathtaking, North Carolina sunrise. The private pier is also perfect for soaking up some sun or relishing in a memory. Every traveler has their own idea of vacation, and Southern Splendor provides them all.
Plenty of Room for Comfort
Southern Splendor provides you and your guests with plenty of options to get a good night’s rest. Each room in this comfortable home is beautifully decorated and provides you with a unique experience. From plush couches, exotic furniture and even a telescope to get a closer look at the stars, all guests will leave this vacation with a memorable experience.
Everyone in this cozy estate will feel like royalty thanks to three, beautifully decorated master suites. Each room boasts a king-sized bed, a private bath and French doors that open to the verandah. Imagine spending your nights listening to the breeze wisp through the trees before turning in for a good night’s sleep. A fourth room also provides a king-sized bed, while the fifth and sixth bedrooms feature queen-sized beds. All bedrooms have their own private bathroom, TV and ample space for all belongings.
A Soundfront Oasis
Southern Splendor is situated in Newport just outside Morehead City. This home is just a quick drive away from the “Friendly City by the Sea,” Swansboro, and the sparkling beaches of Emerald Isle. Southern Splendor is also located near the many treasures of the Croatan National Forest. The coastal woodland is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise!
Plan a day of exploring the trails that lead you through swamplands and the pine forests. Croatan National Forest also provides swimmers with a nice sandy beach and there are several launching sites for kayakers or anglers. Southern Splendor’s secluded location creates a private atmosphere perfect for anyone looking for peace and tranquility on their getaway.
Schedule Your Stay
Whether you’re looking to get away or you’re planning the celebration of a lifetime, Southern Splendor is the pinnacle of comfort on the Crystal Coast. With plenty of room, a beautiful landscape and plenty of privacy, the decision for your next vacation rental is simple. Be sure to check the calendar and book your next getaway with Emerald Isle Realty today!
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