8812 Lake Challis Lane C H A L L I S F A R M
Set on nearly half an acre, on a quiet cul-de-sac in the gated Challis Farm community, this impeccably maintained and beautifully updated custom home features generous living spaces, extensive millwork, and stunning detail throughout. A fabulous open floor plan boasts 5,184 square feet, five bedrooms including a main level master, four and a half baths, a formal dining room, formal living room/study, gourmet kitchen, two large bonus rooms, dual staircases, a screened porch, and a 3-car side load garage.
The elegant two-story foyer sets the tone with fine detailing, abundant natural light, and gleaming hardwood floors.
This home is perfect for both entertaining and family living. Beautiful millwork and custom finishes delight the senses at every turn. Just off the foyer is an elegant dining room accented with columns, a hand painted wall, bay window, crown molding, wainscoting, plantation shutters, and a beautiful chandelier. Across the foyer, through French doors, is a well-lit study with plantation shutters which could also serve as a formal living room. Brand new site-finished red oak select hardwood floors, finished in a dark walnut stain, are found throughout the main level.
This spacious home boasts open living spaces that flow seamlessly for entertaining and neutral color schemes that accommodate any decor. The foyer opens to a cozy great room with elegant built-ins, a beautifully detailed gas fireplace, built-in speakers, recessed lighting, and two sets of French doors that access the screened porch.
The gourmet kitchen is a chefâ€™s dream with stainless steel appliances including a DCS dual fuel range with electric double oven and gas cooktop with six burners and griddle, a powerful range hood vent with warming lights and shelf, GE microwave, a wood paneled Sub Zero refrigerator, and a newer Bosch dishwasher.
The eat-in kitchen features granite countertops, tile backsplash, a generous island with seating for five, freshly painted custom cabinets with wine rack, a built-in desk, three sinks, two garbage disposals, and a walk-in pantry. The sunlit breakfast area overlooks the backyard. The back staircase provides easy access upstairs.
Retreat to the well-appointed main level master suite with hardwood floors, plantation shutters, crown molding, built-in speakers, and a door leading to the screened porch. The spa-like bath is a luxurious oasis with granite countertops, oil rubbed bronze fixtures, dual vanities, a makeup area, deep soaking tub, oversized walk-in shower with dual heads and body sprayer, his and hers closets, and heated tile floors.
At the top of the stairs, French doors open to a large bonus room which is currently being used as a billiards room. This room is outfitted with custom built-ins, a wet bar with granite countertops and a mini fridge. There is another bonus room upstairs with a door to access unfinished storage space. Both bonus rooms have access to a full bath. These rooms could be used as a media room, game room, playroom, or hobby room.
Four bedrooms and three full baths complete the upstairs. One of the bedrooms has two accesses to walk-in storage. All of the bathrooms have granite countertops and tile floors. Two of the three bathrooms upstairs have double sinks.
The screened porch with stained stamped concrete flooring, three skylights, two ceiling fans, speakers, pull-down sun shades, and a beautiful wood ceiling is the perfect place to relax or entertain.
Enjoy privacy and serenity from the fenced backyard with mature trees, lush landscaping, a brick privacy wall, and a gas line for your grill. The property to the right of the home is partially maintained and watered by the HOA.
Property Details Bedrooms: Baths: Year Built: Sq. Ft.: Lot Size: Garage: Builder:
Five Four + Powder Room 1997 5,184 Heated .46 Acre 3-Car Jas-Am, Inc.
Challis Farm is one of Charlotte’s most sought after communities. Residents of this gated community enjoy an 18-acre lake stocked with bass and bream, a fishing dock, boat docks, parks, and golf cart access to Carmel Country Club. The convenient location offers easy access to I-485, I-77, SouthPark, Uptown, and Charlotte Douglas Airport.
Exterior ❖ Full brick with hard coat stucco accents ❖ Covered entry ❖ Beautiful .46 acre corner lot in cul-de-sac ❖ Fenced backyard ❖ Irrigation ❖ Landscape lighting ❖ Gas line for grill ❖ Screened porch with stained stamped concrete flooring, three skylights, two ceiling fans, built-in speakers, recessed lights, pull-down shades, and a wood ceiling Foyer ❖ Two-story ❖ Plant shelf ❖ Crown molding ❖ Wainscoting
Dining Room ❖ Bay Window ❖ Columns ❖ Wainscoting ❖ Crown molding ❖ Hand painted wall ❖ Plantation shutters Study ❖ Crown molding ❖ Recessed lights ❖ Ceiling fan ❖ Plantation shutters ❖ Built-in speakers ❖ French doors Great Room ❖ Gas fireplace ❖ Crown molding ❖ Ceiling fan ❖ Built-in speakers ❖ Elegant built-ins with shelves and cabinets ❖ Recessed lighting with accent lights at fireplace ❖ Double French doors to screened porch Powder Room ❖ Pedestal sink ❖ Crown molding ❖ Hardwood floors
Gourmet Kitchen ❖ Granite countertops ❖ Tile backsplash ❖ Crown molding ❖ Walk-in pantry ❖ Custom cabinets ❖ Built-in wine rack ❖ Built-in desk area ❖ Built-in speakers ❖ Recessed lighting ❖ Island with seating for five ❖ 3 sinks ❖ 2 garbage disposals ❖ Back staircase ❖ GE microwave ❖ Sub Zero wood paneled refrigerator ❖ 48” DCS dual fuel range with electric double oven and gas cooktop with six burners and a griddle ❖ Range hood vent with warming lights and shelf ❖ Newer Bosch dishwasher ❖ Large breakfast area that could easily be used as a sunroom or playroom Laundry Room ❖ Crown molding ❖ Sink ❖ Cabinets ❖ Tile floors
Master Bedroom ❖ Ceiling fan ❖ Crown molding ❖ Plantation shutters ❖ Recessed lighting ❖ Built-in speakers ❖ Hardwood floors ❖ Door to screened porch Master Bathroom ❖ Deep soaking tub ❖ Frameless shower with dual heads and body sprayer ❖ Oil rubbed bronze fixtures ❖ Granite countertops ❖ Dual vanities ❖ Makeup area ❖ Heated tile floors ❖ Large his and hers closets Bonus Room 1 ❖ Built-ins ❖ Wet bar with granite countertops ❖ Mini fridge ❖ Built-in wine rack ❖ Built-in speakers ❖ Crown molding ❖ Recessed lighting ❖ Access to full bath
Bonus Room 2 ❖ Ceiling fan ❖ Recessed lighting ❖ Access door to unfinished storage Additional Features ❖ Central vacuum ❖ UV window tint on most windows ❖ High ceilings in garage ❖ Intricate crown molding throughout ❖ Display niches in hallway on main level ❖ Abundance of storage including 2 linen closets, 2 accesses to walk-in storage in the bedroom at the top of the stairs, a pull-down attic in the hallway outside the bonus room being used as a billiards room, and access to unfinished storage in the second bonus room ❖ New site-finished red oak select hardwoods installed throughout the main level in 2017 ❖ Kitchen cabinetry and built-ins in great room painted in 2017 ❖ New roof in 2016 ❖ HVAC units replaced in 2010 ❖ Painted interior and replaced carpet in 2016 ❖ The following items convey: refrigerator in kitchen; mini fridge, pool table, light fixture, 4 chairs, and TV in billiards/ bonus room; washer and dryer ❖ Home has been pre-inspected and items repaired ❖ One year home warranty included All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
What the Seller Says What will you miss most about your home? The floor plan, it worked so well for my family, and the large kitchen What are some of your favorite features in your home? Openness, gourmet kitchen island, first-floor master, when kids/grandkids are upstairs you cannot hear them on the first floor Compliments friends and neighbors have made: Everyone loves the kitchen, the island size, 48â€? gas range, and the screened porch What do you love about your neighborhood? Nice neighbors, good mix of ages, active HOA participation, well maintained, lots of green spaces, good schools. Convenient to just about everything. Great location close to 485, greenway and good walking/biking. Multiple grocery stores within a couple of miles. StoneCrest, Blakeney, and SouthPark are all within about ten minutes. We love being near the back gate and being able to turn onto Pineville-Matthews Road at a traffic light. Also have way to go through Rea Woods allowing you to get ahead of traffic on mornings when PinevilleMatthews Road is backed up. Take a Video Tour at 8812LakeChallisLane.com
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