Charming and Elegant, Gracious Southern Estate
579 Lexington Drive, Greenville, NC
Priced at $1,395,000
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This breathtakingly beautiful southern estate is one of Greenville’s most picturesque homes. This property sits on 5.97 acres in the private, covenant protected development of Rock Springs. This home's charm is immediately evident as you enter the circular drive and are greeted by the stately white columned front porch, second floor veranda, and ''widow's watch'' atop. The interior offers a unique combination of elegance and comfort and includes 4 Bedrooms, bonus room, Office/study, 4.5 Baths, Formal Dining Room, Family Room, Gathering Room, Library or music Room, Chef's Kitchen, Butler's Pantry, Sunroom, Screened Porch and breezeway. The sunroom opens onto large stone patio with gazebo overlooking manicured gardens, stable and grounds. The 3 Bay garage has 2 work areas and 2 insulated rooms and pull-down attic access with floored attic space. Additional features of this home include first floor master bedroom with fireplace and large en-suite with closet and exercise area. 2 Laundry rooms one down and one up (plus additional hook-ups in work room in garage). Custom designed wrought iron Juliette balconies in grand entry foyer. Solid wood crafted spiral staircase as second stairway. The front porch 2nd floor veranda is accessible from upstairs rooms. 4 Fireplaces throughout home, 2 with gas logs and the stone 2 way fireplace is wood burning with gas ignite for easy lighting. Central Vacuum, tankless water heater, and security system. 4 zoned HVAC serviced seasonally. 40 year architectural shingles installed in 2012. Accessible Widow’s Watch on top of home for awe-inspiring views of the grounds and area. The manicured backyard is a garden enthusiast's paradise with beautifully laid pavers, boxwoods, stately statues and a 40+ formal rose garden – see pictures to see in bloom!
The one-of-a-kind timber-frame stable was custom built and designed by award winning builder/designer, Clay Chapman. It includes 4 stalls, tack room, washroom, hot and cold water and 2nd floor storage. Don't have horses? - The barn would transform beautifully into a guest cottage, in-law quarters, studio and/or pool house – the possibilities are boundless. A separate drive leads to it for privacy and ease of access. The gardens and acreage provide an open pallet for the new owners to create their own version of paradise with plenty of space for pool, tennis courts, outdoor kitchen, etc.
The adjoining 5 acre parcel is also for sale and can be purchased (but can not purchased prior to the purchase of this property).