For a place so wide open and free, the feeling of connection and intimacy is immediate. Part of the closeness is the residents who call Stanly County home. From the moment you arrive you are a welcome and integral part of the community. In business, a handshake still means something and people look you in the eye. In addition to human connections, strong technology networks and easy access ensure regional, state and even global connections. http://www.stanlycountync.gov That introduction on the Stanly County website accurately describes the area; rolling, picturesque fields dotted with farms, yet connected and convenient to all amenities. Such is the case at 20837 Sam Road. This serene property, a stones throw from Highway 24/27, offers an inviting home for you and your animals. The 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 3,237 sf home located on 71.8 acres has the potential to accommodate you and all your dreams. Numerous outbuildings, pastures, fields, your own private pond and complete equestrian amenities, combine with the charming home to offer a rare package. Nestled on a rise surrounded by mature hardwoods, the home was built in 1990; it has been exceptionally maintained and has all the extras. Enter the home from the elevated, rocking chair front porch to an oversized foyer, hardwood floors and sightlines to the great room, dining room and office. With double French doors opening to the foyer, the office is a perfect place to work or simply relax with a good book. A gas fireplace w/marble surround, an oak mantel positioned on a wall of oak paneling with built-in bookshelves is the centerpiece of this comfortable room. The formal dining room is open to the foyer with an opposing connecting door to the breakfast area and kitchen. Proceed from the foyer to the great room, surely the heart of the homes living space. Your eyes are immediately drawn to the wood-burning fireplace with brick surround and custom wood mantel flanked by double glass doors w/glass transoms, past that to the deck and covered screened porch and beyond to the pond and rolling fenced pastures. But with a closer look this spacious showpiece room offers much more; hardwood floor, built-in bookcases, surround sound speakers, an abundance of recessed lighting, dental crown molding and it simply melts into the bright and airy kitchen. Marked with an abundance of windows and cabinets, corian countertops, updated appliances, and a roomy breakfast area, the kitchen completes this large open living space. Tucked off the breakfast area the laundry room has numerous cabinets and a pantry. The main floor is completed with a guest bedroom and bath and the master suite located on the opposite side. The spacious master has a large walk-in closet, hardwood floor, ceiling fan, and adjoining tiled bath with dual vanity, walk-in shower and garden jet tub. The second level boasts a large multi-purpose bonus room, two guest bedrooms and a full bath. A full walk-out basement includes a double garage and two garage doors, and enough space for all your work shop, storage, exercise plans. If you so decide, the basement has been pre-plumbed for a bath. Outside living has been considered with a Screened back porch surrounded by a multi-level deck. Animals of all types can be easily accommodated; a chicken coop, goat pen, dog run, and 3 barns and several storage sheds can accommodate your animals and the tools/devices needed to care for them. For the equestrian, this is nirvana; 3 large flex fenced pastures, 40m x 60m riding arena (clay pack, rock base w/sand), 20m round pen site with sand footing, 70+ acres to ride and a barn. The barn has 4 16 x 14 stalls, 2 with interlocking mats, paddocks with Dutch doors, concrete wash stall, sink with hot H2O, cabinets and plenty of expansion room. If you need more stalls, there is room in this barn and two others. A farm with all the land and infrastructure you may need and a wonderful home in which to relax and reflect; a matchless property.
Courtesy of: Keller Williams Mooresville
Updated: 21st September, 2017 12:32 AM.
20837 Sam Road Albemarle, NC