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Top of the Hill, Private Mid-Century Modern One Level Frank Lloyd Wright Style

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Back of house from private yard, huge deck.

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Top of the Hill was featured in the February 2014 edition of Pinestraw Magazine. Totally private, sprawling, one level Mid-Century Modern three bedroom two bath home, on two woodsy and beautifully landscaped acres of 50 year old azaleas and camelias in Southern Pines, NC. You can’t see any neighbors - its like being in the country, yet minutes to the heart of town. Totally quiet and peaceful, a bird lovers paradise.

Top of the Hill was built in 1958 and designed by Thomas Hayes, an architect who taught at NC State at the time. It is featured in www.trianglemodernisthomes.com as an example of North Carolina mid-century modern architecture.

Furnished unlike any vacation rental house with four generations of family antiques and quality beds, sofas and upholstered pieces.

Cooks will be delighted by the large and very well equpped kitchen and library of cookbooks.

This is my second home and as such it reflects my interests in design, architecture, gardening, cooking, entertaining and living well. I hope you enjoy it as I do!

The main living areas have original redwood shiplap ceilings and terrazzo floors. The living room has a wall of glass providing stunning views of the Pines, deck, gardens and sky.

The kitchen in all new and equipped for the serious cook or entertainer and every convenience for guests on the go. The laundry room has new front loading washer and dryer.
The foyer has glass walls that create a space that seperates the bedroom wing from the bedroom wing, and a view of a Japanese garden.
The dining room seats 6-8 and opens to a side patio with propane grill.

The bedroom wing is carpeted, each bedroom is very well furnished and equipped with every convenience. The beds are all high quality and linens are provided.

The grounds are stunning with 50-plus year old plantings by a Landscape Architect who worked with Thomas Hayes. There is a hammock, a bocci set, a big deck with dining table and lounge chairs.

There are two drives, one to the garage (garage no included) and the other very large drive for guests proving parking for ten or more cars for a party.

This home has just been repainted inside and redecorated with valuable family antiques. I am only interested in sharing my home with people who will respect it and treat it with care.



Big living room with Terrazzo floors, flat screen TV with Bose sound, cable and DVD system and a wall of glass looking out on big deck with lounge chairs and a dining table and chairs with umbrella. Huge yard, mature gardens full of 50 year old azaleas, camellias, magnolias and other lush southern plants, surrounded by pine forest. Enormous fireplace. Formal dining room seats six to eight, looking out on separate patio with gas grill. New fully equipped kitchen including 6 burner stove, microwave, refrigerator and ice maker. Three bedrooms including one with queen beds and one with a double bed separated by full bath with combination tub and shower and dual sinks. The third bedroom has a queen bed and adjoining hall bath


Top of the Hill is a unique,stylish and fun property located minutes to Broad Street, (the main street of Southern Pines) where there are many excellent restaurants and shops, and ten minutes to the center of Pinehurst Village.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    If your children are the age that they are likely to cause damage, this is probably not the house for you. Well behaved children and babys are welcome!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside only....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There is a 4 inch step at the entrances but otherwise all level and one floor....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Small TV, computer, Tivoli AM/FM radio with IPhone jack...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Tivoli AM/FM Radio, TV, alarm clock...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Flat screen TV, Bose AM/FM CD radio, alarm clock...moreless

  • Two bedrooms are separated by a full bath with combination shower and tub and dual sinks; one bedroom with a queen bed, the other with two twin beds. The third bedroom has a queen bed and uses the hall bath. There are three queen air mattress and two long comfortable couches with linens for extra guests. TV's in all bedrooms, and wi-fi....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Hall Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Dual Sinks...moreless

  • There is one bath in between two bedrooms at the end of the hall with double sinks and a seperate tub/shower and toilet. The other bath is in the hall across from the third bedroom. There is a toilet in the laundry room off kitchen....moreless

Other Amenities

  • I have a concierge available who cooks, caters, makes reservations for golf, restaurants, provides transportation to area airports., etc....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lots of books and a great collection of cookbooks. A box of area guides/brochures under coffee table....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Bose system in living room with DVD player....moreless

  • Games:

    Bocci, a set of golf clubs, disc golf discs, backgammon, cards, chess, checkers, and various board games....moreless

  • Music Library:

    The Bose systems and bedroom radios have connections to play music from iphones/ipads/and other Apple devices....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Time Warner Cable. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose surround sound system in living room, Bose radio/cd players in kitchen and master, Tivoli AM/FM radios in each bedroom....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat Screen TV in living room, tv's in each bedroom...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Resort:

    The Pinehurst Resort and Spa is ten minutes away....moreless

  • Town:

    Downtown Southern Pines is 5 minutes away. Great restaurants, bars, shopping. ...moreless

  • Village:

    The Village of Pinehurst is ten minutes away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Dining:

    Teak dining table with antique chairs and corner cabinet and Chinese screen on wall, shelves, view of garden and patio with gas grill....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Two zones...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access:

    Yes Wi-Fi ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New front loading high end gas dryer...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Computer with internet-no printer provided....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Huge Wood burning fireplace. A bit smokey!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Two Zones...moreless

  • Internet:

    Yes, Wi-Fi throughout house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Yes, quality bed linens...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Beautifully furnished with valuable family antiques, two large couches, a round dining table and 4 chairs, Bose sound system, flat screen TV, fireplace, awesome views of grounds and Pine forest. ...moreless

  • PC
  • Parking:

    Two driveways, parking for ten-plus cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Two driveways, plenty of parking....moreless

  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    In kitchen and two bedrooms with answering machine....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Yes, lots of quality towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New front loading high end washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-fi throughout the house...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee and several French press pots....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything imaginable for the serious cook including Kitchen-Aide stand mixer, blender, juicer and every pot and pan you could ask for....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Very well equipped with china, glassware, and stainless flatware for 12 or more....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Bosch dishwasher. Super quiet!...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Newly remodeled very well equipped gourmet kitchen with everything a gourmet cook or guest on the go could need....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New convection microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Two electric ovens in range....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Broom, mop, bucket, electric leaf blower for deck. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New Samsung French door with ice and water in door...moreless

  • Stove:

    New double electric ovens, gas cook top and hood vented outdoors....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    British toaster....moreless

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles:

    One bike available by request....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge deck off living room with dining table six chairs, and two lounge chairs....moreless

  • Golf:

    Over 400 holes of golf in Moore County. The southern pines Country Club is around the corner with a historic Donald Ross course. A great play and not well known. They also serve breakfast and lunch....moreless

  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden:

    2 acres of 50 year old plantings of Azaleas, Camelias, Magnolias and other Southern plants, lots of grassy areas and surrounded by Pine Forest....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane gas grill outside of dining room....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Great lighted public courts in downtown Southern pines 5 minutes away....moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is an awesome indoor lap pool at First Health Fitness center in Pinehurst. $10.00 a day to use everything. The best gym I have ever seen. There is also a community pool in Southern Pines....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Check Out Cleaning $100
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

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Rates include third party damage insurance for the period of your stay.


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Location

65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Raleigh Durham
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
O'Donnel's Irish Pub
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Southern Pines Amtrak Station on Broad Street
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 1
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ashten's-a personal favorite
135 Miles
Nearest Beach
Myrtle Beach

Car: Recommended

With over 400 holes of golf, Moore County North Carolina is the home of Golf. Southern Pines is a charming town of 10,000 people with a picturesque main street lined with shops, restaurants, a bookstore, and theater. Located 10 minutes from Pinehurst, Southern Pines is a step back in time.

Other Activities: The Spa at Pinehurst

Golf: Moore County is the Home of Golf in North Carolina. Top of the Hill is located within 10-15 minutes of the Pinehurst Resort, Mid-Pines Resort, and many area golf courses. Check out Home of Golf dot com for more information.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I am a Fort Lauderdale native and a Realtor in that area. My family is from coastal North Carolina. Top of the Hill is my second home. I recently furnished it with family antiques, art, books and other beautiful and valuable things not usually found in vacation rental homes. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

Why the Owner Chose Southern Pines:
I love the smalll town atmosphere of Southern Pines which was founded as a resort town after the Civil War. Of course the big draw here is golf, but for me, being an hour from a major city (Raleigh) and hours from the beach and the mountains makes this ideal

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It surprises most people that North Carolina has the third largest concentration of Mid-Century houses in the US after California and Illinois. This is thanks to the design school of NC State that attracted architects and landscape architects of Modernism to thier faculty starting in the 1950's. This home was designed by Thomas Hayes, one of those Architects and is a true gem of its period. I love the mix of 50's modern with antiques. Watching the sun come up behind the Pines through the wall of glass in the living room is heaven to me!


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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian

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Photos

  • Back of house from private yard, huge deck.

    Back of house from private yard, huge deck.

  • Glass foyer entrance, terrazzo floors, redwood ceilings. Mid-Century Modern WOW!

    Glass foyer entrance, terrazzo floors, redwood ceilings. Mid-Century Modern WOW!

  • Side of house from back yard.

    Side of house from back yard.

  • Dining room opens to patio with gas grill and table.

    Dining room opens to patio with gas grill and table.

  • great cooks kitchen, big gas range.

    great cooks kitchen, big gas range.

  • Very well equipped kitchen.

    Very well equipped kitchen.

  • Bedroom 3 with queens size bed, beautiful views of back yard, bath across hall

    Bedroom 3 with queens size bed, beautiful views of back yard, bath across hall

  • Spring in the Pines.

    Spring in the Pines.

  • Living room to deck, hammock in Spring

    Living room to deck, hammock in Spring

  • Azaleas in full bloom in Spring

    Azaleas in full bloom in Spring

  • Early Spring

    Early Spring

  • Foyer divides living wing from bedroom wing.

    Foyer divides living wing from bedroom wing.

  • Deck on a winter evening

    Deck on a winter evening

  • Living room, wood burning fireplace, terrazzo floors, wall of glass to deck.

    Living room, wood burning fireplace, terrazzo floors, wall of glass to deck.

  • Game table in living room.

    Game table in living room.

  • Great view from kitchen sink, microwave.

    Great view from kitchen sink, microwave.

  • Bedroom 2 with two twin beds, desk, TV, computer. Full bath between bedrooms 1&2

    Bedroom 2 with two twin beds, desk, TV, computer. Full bath between bedrooms 1&2

  • Steps from entrance through front courtyard to guest drive in spring.

    Steps from entrance through front courtyard to guest drive in spring.

  • Back lawn- you can't see another house from anywhere in the home.

    Back lawn- you can't see another house from anywhere in the home.

  • Hammock in the Pines

    Hammock in the Pines

  • Lots of guest parking.

    Lots of guest parking.

  • Guest Drive in Spring

    Guest Drive in Spring

  • One of two twin beds in  bedroom 2

    One of two twin beds in bedroom 2

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/10/2015
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