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Beautiful rustic, yet sophisticated house built in 2008. It is on a large wooded lot on the main channel of the lake with a really big water view. The best sunset view is from the upper screened-in porch, with the trees silhouetted in between. Blue herons, cranes, and many other birds and wildlife. Hike to the dam on a trail through the woods; enjoy sitting on the dock or swimming and boating off the dock in the summer.
State of the art kitchen with a gas range, double convection ovens, magnificent granite counter tops, and a natural stone bar with soft lighting. Dining area connects the kitchen to the den, which has a huge stone fireplace, comfortable Bob Timberlake furnishings, and a 63' high definition plasma television with surround sound. Wet-bar in the den has a built-in ice maker, wine rack, and handy sink. Screened windows open in front and back to allow a wonderful cross breeze if desired.
Off the kitchen is a screened-in porch with rustic rocking chairs and tables. The huge deck, connected to the kitchen and den, is equipped with a gas grill and a small table for outside meals. Steps lead you downstairs to a raised wooded walkway to the dock.
Every room has an a full view of the water. You feel like you are in a tree house, which is where it got the name Tarheel Tree house! The main master bedroom has a large walk-in shower with dual shower heads.
Three bedrooms: 2 masters with queen beds, 1 bedroom with 2 queen beds. The beds are made for comfort with pillow-top mattresses and homestyle quilts. Bedrooms are decorated for with artwork and charming furniture.
The detached garage has a playrrom abvove it with pool and foosball tables, along with a queen-size futon. It is not air-conditioned or heated, so it is most comfortable when temperatures allow for the window and door to be open for a cross-breeze.
Keywords: Sophisticated yet rustic, outdoor fire pit, stone fireplace, big water view, awesome decks and porches
Upper and lower screened porches, private dock, wet bar, top of the line kitchen, surround sound system, queen-sized futon in playroom over garage, 4 single-bed foam mattresses, wooded lot with lots of shade, good fishing spot...moreless
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Open expanse of water with year-round boat access to the dock. Stunning sunsets from the porch or from the dock!...moreless
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Private dock. Boat rentals and landing at either Tamarac Marina (10 minute drive) or High Rock Campground & Marina (20 minute drive).
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Though we live in Durham year-round, we enjoy spending as much time at the lake as we can!
Why the Owner Chose High Rock Lake: Quiet, peaceful lakefront on BIG open water with expansive view, beautiful sunsets, stunning wildlife.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, reading, building fires, playing board games, cooking in or out, bird watching. Also, exploring the local museums, wineries, restaurants and shopping areas.