Luxury custom built home in the highly desirable St. James Plantation. The Longleaf is a brand new beautifully crafted plan by AR Homes. This home is designed to optimize both the indoor and outdoor living spaces. Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and decorative trusses. Eight-foot sliding glass doors in the great room, kitchen and dining area that lead out to the porch and outdoor oasis. The outdoor space includes an outdoor kitchen, living area with patio, firepit, stone/brick seating area with trellis and a waterwall/waterfall feature. An arrival center with built in cabinets is right off the entrance to the 2-car side court garage. Enter through the foyer with 2-story ceilings. Sit and relax by the fireplace in the great room and enjoy the views. A sleek open chef’s kitchen featuring a large island with a seating area and walk-in pantry is made for entertaining. A large utility room maximizes your storage options with built-in cabinets, a clothing rod and a sink in the base cabinet. All three bedrooms, 3 bathrooms plus a den with elevated office space make up the rest of the first floor. The owner’s suite includes recessed ceilings, a spacious walk-in closet and is accompanied by a well-appointed primary bath with a free-standing tub, dual sinks and a large walk-in shower. The second story has a flex space which adds 425 square feet of extra living space. The high quality of craftmanship will show with its unique interior features and attention to detail. Located on a corner lot near the first entrance by the Middleton bridge making it just minutes from the beach! This home is still under construction and comes fully furnished with a 2-year leaseback.St. James is a waterfront gated community set on the Intracoastal Waterway, situated next to the historic fishing village of Southport and the beaches of Oak Island.