149 Blue Violet Way

 

Built in 2012 by respected builder Jon Rufty, this magnificent French Provincial-inspired home features every amenity of gracious living in a serene private setting. The completely fenced 4.2 acre lakeside property is accessed via the long circular drive through one of the two iron gates. The main house includes formal dining, living and office spaces as well as a stunning family-centric kitchen/great room/deck with two-sided fireplace overlooking the pool and lake. Remarkable second level master suite occupies more than half of the floor and features a separate sitting area with lake views and a luxurious bath with extraordinary closets. Two additional en suite bedrooms on this level. Lower level includes rec, game and exercise rooms, an additional en suite bedroom plus a kitchen. Elevator serves all levels. Additional apartment on second level of guest house, connected on second level with main house. Private dock. Hills of Rosemont is gated, and centrally located minutes from RDU Airport, I-40 and 540, Southpoint Mall and across the street from the Old Chatham Golf Club.  
Neighborhood: The Hills of Rosemont
$5,100,000
MLS #: 2151579
5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, 2 Half-Baths
10,059 Sq. Ft., 4.24 Acres, 2012 
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209 Lancaster Drive, Chapel Hill

 

This truly unique estate combines a luxury home and a high-spirited sports house with the convenience and community of The Oaks. The 2.04 acre double lot features majestic trees and mature plantings, is only a few steps from Chapel Hill Country Club’s pool and tennis courts and overlooks the 8thand 9thholes. Main home highlights include open gourmet kitchen with large informal dining space, large family room, two offices and spacious patio. Elegant main level master suite includes separate sitting area, screened porch and xxx bath. Three additional bedrooms and large bonus room on second level. Sports house includes entertainment room with full kitchen, pizza oven and bar, one bedroom with full bath and full size indoor pool with slide, diving board and shower room.  Pool area is separated from entertainment spaces both physically and with ventilation. Working vegetable garden between houses has provided local restaurants for ultimate farm to table quality. 
Neighborhood: The Oaks
$3,700,000
MLS #: 2190496
5 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half-Bath
8,211 Sq. Ft.,  2.04 Acres, 1993 and 2003
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1310 Old Lystra Road, Chapel Hill

Contemporary, updated estate on five acres minutes from UNC Hospital and downtown Chapel Hill offers amenities for all of life’s activities. Airy, light-filled main level features vaulted paneled ceilings, wide plank wood floors and multiple entertaining spaces around a spacious kitchen and dining area. Main level master suite enjoys the privacy of a separate wing and private deck. Two additional bedrooms on main level with two more upstairs. Spacious rear deck overlooks the pool and outdoor kitchen.  Separate guest house perfect for private office or writer’s retreat. Full horse barn with potential as additional garage space, office or art studio. Tennis court and 2800 bottle wine cellar. Mature landscaping with split rail fence and specimen plantings. 

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$3,400,000
MLS #: 2133151
5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half-Bath
7,389 Sq. Ft., 5.40 Acres, 1981
 
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113 Waterford Place, Chapel Hill

Enjoy this totally renovated (2008) Georgian in the Oaks, one of Chapel Hill's premier neighborhoods. Enjoy the beautifully mature landscaping from one of two large terraces or the oasis-like pool and fireplace in the private walled & fenced rear yard. With Chapel Hill Country Club just around the corner UNC, Duke & RTP easily accessable, you can have it all in this luxurious sanctuary. Formal entry, dining room & office lead you past the spectacular wine cellar to the openplan kitchen, breakfast & family rooms with adjacent gym. Beautifully appointed master bedroom & bath grace the second floor, also home to a spectacular media room with a full bar and adjacent patio. Chapel Hill Schools.

Neighborhood: The Oaks
$2,400,000
MLS #: 2144635
6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, 2 Half-Baths
7,294 Sq. Ft., .73 Acre, 1987 (2008) 
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611 E Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill
NEW PRICE. Originally built in 1914, the Berry-Brown-Tax house has been sensitively renovated, modernized and expanded for the modern family. Located near the end of Rosemary Street facing the large rear lawn of the Horace Williams House, the property feels larger than its .39 acres. Multiple outdoor spaces, including the traditional wide front porch with swing, a covered side porch off the kitchen and living room and an elevated stone rear deck with fireplace and built-in grill. Meticulously landscaped with mature beds and a large oak shading the rear yard. Completely updated kitchen and breakfast room with Brazilian teak floors, complementing the original oak floors throughout. Master suite with fireplace, two additional bedrooms and an office on the second level. Fully finished lower level includes a recreation space with media, dining and hobby areas and a separate exercise room. New garage with large bedroom suite above.
Neighborhood: Historic District
$2,300,000
MLS #: 2051792
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half-Bath 
5,137 Sq. Ft., .39 Acre, 1914 
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1067 Canterbury Lane, Chapel Hill

This Federalist reproduction home reflects careful attention to both authenticity and modern quality.  Wonderful location on a quiet cul de sac with tee to green views of two holes of the Chapel Hill Country Club golf course. Six bedrooms, including a main level master suite and guest bedroom. Green features include renewable geothermal heat pump and water heaters and foam attic insulation. Finished daylight lower level with theater, game room, wet bar as well as a bedroom and workshop. Main and upper level decks take advantage of the views. Slate roof, four car garage, full interior sprinkler system and a whole house generator. Chapel Hill schools.   

Neighborhood: The Oaks
$2,150,000
MLS #: 2182395
6 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, 2 Half-Baths
8,677 Sq. Ft., .81 Acre, 2010  
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515 E Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill
Built in 1910, completely renovated in 2006 and updated again in 2016, 515 East Rosemary combines the southern charm of a century ago with the features desired by today's sophisticated owners.From the traditional downtown low stone front wall with a simple wooden gate to the large rear lawn, the careful landscaping takes full advantage of the unusually spacious .84 acre lot. Elegant main level floorplan features a more traditional spaces in the front with a contemporary kitchen/family room in the rear. In addition to the master suite with a large bath and closet, three additional bedrooms upstairs include one en suite. Outdoor spaces include front and rear covered porches, side screened porch, circular stone patio with a gas fire pit and a garden area with a delightful fountain.
Neighborhood: Historic District
$2,145,000
MLS #: 2187917
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half-Bath
3,776 Sq. Ft., .84 Acres, 1910 (2010, 2016) 
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9 Portofino Place, Durham

NEW PRICE. Enjoy luxury and convenience in this sophisticated Italianate villa in guard-gated Maida Vale, adjacent to Chapel Hill and close to Duke, RTP and RDU.  Efficient open floor plan revolves around central light-filled entry foyer and family room open to patio and pool. Gourmet kitchen with Viking appliances anchors dining and breakfast rooms on one side. Main level master suite on the other features opulent bath and overlooks patio and pool. Upper level features three guest rooms each with private full bath and an airy loft perfect for media/recreation. Wide plank oak floors throughout both levels. Separate guest house includes a full Viking kitchen, bedroom and living room suitable for a working office, gym or studio as well as guests. Carefully landscaped rear yard includes salt water pool with privacy wall, outdoor kitchen and bar under a loggia and spacious gazebo.

Neighborhood: Maida Vale
$1,995,000
MLS #: 2102156
5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, 2 Half-Baths
5,405 Sq. Ft., 1.05 Acres, 2010 
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3501 Bluestone Court, Chapel Hill
Very rarely does a residence combine so elegantly a beautiful natural setting, a unique architectural design and the spaces and features of today's luxury lifestyle. The five acre lot is a masterpiece of serene Piedmont forest and streams complemented by over 140 Japanese Maples. The home was reconstructed in 2001 under the direction of master builder Max Kennedy. Primarily one-story living with additional guest quarters and magnificent wine cellar on lower level. Pool and tennis court. 
Neighborhood: Stoney Creek
$1,975,000
MLS #: 2145968
5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, 4 Half-Baths
10,300 Sq. Ft., 5.1 Acres, 1988 (2001)
 
 
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20114 Scott, Chapel Hill
Elegant hillside retreat minutes from downtown Chapel Hill. Secluded at the end of a cul de sac on a spacious 2.7 acre lot, this stucco and shake shingle masterpiece enjoys panoramic long views to the eastern horizon. Main level floor plan emphasizes these views while offering separate dining, family and living room spaces. Construction and finish quality is of the highest level throughout. Remarkable main level master suite with two room size closets. Garage wing includes office space usable as an additional bedroom and two upstairs guest rooms with shared bath. Lower level includes exercise room and unfinished area suitable for additional bedroom. Additional garage with one additional bay. Belgian block driveway. 
Neighborhood: Governors Club
$1,700,000
MLS #: 2184033
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half-Baths
6,048 Sq. Ft., 2.7 Acres, 2002
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10331 Nash, Chapel Hill

NEW PRICE. Experience your own private mountain estate minutes from downtown Chapel Hill. This stone and brick masterpiece features a long view of fairway and mountain, near views of a pond and golf course and 180 degree views of woods and winding Cub Creek. Enjoy the outdoors at every hour from one of the two decks, sunroom or screened porch on the main level or the screened porch on the lower level. Both sunroom and lower level porch share two sided wood burning fireplaces with interior family rooms. Open main level with large family room open to spacious gourmet kitchen with breakfast area. Newly refinished wide plank cherry floors. Main level master suite.  Remarkable lower level with recreation and game spaces, separate lounge with walk in wine cellar and exercise/media room. Two bedrooms, both with baths, on this level are perfect for visiting families.

 

Neighborhood: Governors Club
$1,495,000
MLS #: 2013987
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half-Bath
6,339 Sq. Ft., 1.26 Acres, 2000
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404 Bennett Orchard Trail, Chapel Hill

Just four miles from the center of Chapel Hill, this bright and open stone and siding home offers a laid back feel with luxury features and finishes throughout. Wide full-length front verandah opens into spacious family room. Gourmet kitchen includes a large center island and 48” 6 burner range. Main level master suite offers good separation from family areas and elegant bath and generous closets. Level two-acre lot includes plenty of play space, a custom pool and spa (only one permitted in The Orchard) and gardens. Enjoy it from the large deck or the screened porch with fireplace. Three additional guest rooms and a bonus/media room on the second floor and a fifth bedroom/office with bath on the third level. Chapel Hill schools with lower county taxes.  

Neighborhood: The Orchard
$1,175,000
MLS #: 2188143
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half-Baths
4,648 Sq. Ft., 2.03 Acres, 2010  
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