Privacy!!! A rare find in St. James…situated on a 1.24 acre lot, this 3525 sq ft dream home backs up to open woodlands. Located within minutes of the of the St. James private beach club and a half mile from the St. James marina, you’ll have access to long days on the beach and sunset rides aboard your boat.Whether spending a quiet evening alone or entertaining friends and family, this custom built home by Barker & Canady gives you all the space and upgrades you could ever need. The beautiful oversized aggregate stone driveway at the end of a cul-de-sac leads you to a 2.5 car garage. With its elegant craftsman styling, you and your guests are greeted by a large covered front porch. The entryway and main living areas include wainscoting, coffered ceilings, and a spacious open floor plan. One of the main features of the home is its amazing chef’s kitchen which boasts custom cabinets, quartz and leathered granite countertops, a large island, farm sink, and stainless steel appliances, as well as a large walk-in pantry. The recently added four season room includes a gas, stack stone fireplace and exposed beams in the ceiling, and with its 180 degree woodlands view that brings the outdoors inside. Speaking of outdoors, it’s easy to enjoy Southport’s year-round temperate climate while sitting around the outdoor fireplace and cooking on the built-in Napoleon Grill on the patio. With its hardwood floors, large primary suite, huge bonus room, workshop, and excessive amounts of storage, this is a must see home. Come be a part of St. James Plantation, North Carolina’s premier private coastal community.