9 Wood Duck Trail

Bald Head Island NC, 28461


A private one-of-a-kind isolated luxurious estate that fronts the breathtaking natural setting of the salt marsh and maritime forest of Bald Head Island, North Carolina. This 6 bedroom custom home with 5 en-suite baths plus two half baths, offers an ''elegant but within nature'' presence, and is set on a two plus acre wooded lot affording peace and privacy. The grand entrance, a long winding drive under the live oaks, brings you to this ingeniously designed 4548 sq foot family compound with a main residence, two separate guest houses, garage, and pool house all framing a spacious courtyard, with a saltwater pool. This showcase home is a perfect example of the blending of clean lines with the use of organic materials throughout, Vermont blue stone in the home's foyer, walkways around the pool, and black walnut cabinetry Before you even enter the home, you may be drawn down the boardwalk to take in the spectacular panoramic views of the marsh with the convenience of the small boat dock giving you private access to the creek. The main house offers an expansive living room with black walnut entertainment center, formal dining room, a large updated kitchen with breakfast room all with oversized custom windows that allow panoramic views of the water and the island's incredible wildlife. A slate floor screened breezeway takes you to the spacious master bedroom, a spa-like bathroom with jacuzzi, built in cabinetry, a reading room, custom WIC, all overlooking the marsh and a large home office with private deck offering views over the creek to the mainland. Imagine starting your day with a magnificent sunrise over the water, wandering across the upper deck during the day to the loft/sitting/workout room and enjoying the glow of the sunset at the end of the day. For those who love to cook, you will fall in love with the gourmet kitchen with double sinks, dishwashers, and ovens, Dacor appliances, and a Miele built-in coffee center. Two separate guest cottages provide four additional bedrooms two on the lower level that portrays a "nest" feeling with two amongst the trees offering a treehouse vibe all blending cohesively with the main residence. Each guest house enjoys its own heating and air conditioning systems, making them both comfortable and energy efficient. This home is perfect for extended families or hosting guests that allows for large gatherings as well as separate private time. Additional amenities include: copper metal roofing, oak floors, gray paver driveway and forest patio, separate pathway to pool level for easy no step access to the home, fireplace, custom wood entertainment center, hot water outdoor shower, multiple outdoor enclosed storage areas, 2 golf cart bay garage, and large workshop, This coastal estate includes multiple porches, ipe decking, and patios for additional outdoor living and entertaining space. The location of this home allows for a walk or short golf cart ride to all the island's 14 miles of beaches, Bald Head Island Club, pools, golf course, tennis, restaurants, and the Harbour Village and Marina. The estate is located on Bald Head Island, just off the coast of North Carolina, and with no bridge connecting it to the mainland, transportation to the island is by ferry or private boat. With no cars on the island, islanders get around in electric carts, by bike or on foot all perfect for families desiring a resort or retreat lifestyle with lots of privacy and security. The island is also helicopter accessible for emergency medical needs with quick transport to Wilmington's excellent health care system. Along with traditional pastimes like sailing, fishing and crabbing, islanders enjoy kayaking and paddle boarding the creeks, playing golf on the Bald Head Island Club championship golf course, international championship or social friendly croquet, tennis, staying fit in the fitness center. The island has 14 miles of wide, white beaches that converge at a single spot, Cape Fear, NC's southernmost cape. 10,000 acres of salt marsh and tidal creeks border the island to the north, as well as 180 acres of pristine maritime forest. Of the 12,000 acres on the island, only 2,000 will ever be developed making this a truly special place to call home.


Listing TypeFor Sale
Days On Site62


Bath(s) 7 Total
Parking Cap2
Water FrontYes
Property ViewYes

Additional Information

Ocean FrontNo
Ocean ViewNo
Water AccessNo
Bonus RoomNo
Boat SlipYes
Master DownYes
Finished Room Over GarageNo
HOA Annual Amount450.00
Great RoomNo
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Area Information
CityBald Head Island
Zip Code28461
Community NameCreek Estates
Elementary SchoolSouthport
Middle SchoolSouth Brunswick
High SchoolSouth Brunswick
Listing VS Median (in Creek Estates)
low | high
98.124183006536% of Average
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89.054290718039% of Average
$ / SqFt:
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91.431267973856% of Average
On Site:
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97.637795275591% of Average
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Listing Updated: June 12, 2021 8:48:38 PM PDT
Barbara R Adams LogoMLS Number: 100265941
Listing Provided By:
Barbara R Adams  of  Landmark Sothebys International Realty
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