North Raleigh is the residential location of choice for many people in the Triangle. Typified by rolling topography covered with shady glens, the area has attracted a wide mix of development. The natural environment offers year-round recreational opportunities and there are stellar sports programs for kids of all ages – like the Falls Lake Dam, Durant Nature Preserve, New Life Camp, and the Kerr Family YMCA.The area boasts a well-educated tax base and there are numerous community amenities. With a booming employment base in the area, investments in cultural and educational programs have become world class.
The residential options in North Raleigh take advantage of the terrain and tree cover, with trails connecting many of the parks and lakes. There are established estate and country club developments as well as newer walkable neighborhoods, and even award-winning active adult communities.
The shopping and dining options are attractive as well and include places like Whole Foods, Sprouts Market, Lafayette Village, Margeaux’s and Poppyseed Market. The plain fact that the area has become the central suburban location for the best of the Triangle doesn’t hurt either – like attracts like. North Raleigh is just a phenomenal place to live your life.
The Falls Lake Lifestyle is family-friendly living at its finest. Imagine living in a community where every day is like vacationing at home, living in a peaceful setting with unparalleled services and amenities catering to your entire family. A place where possibilities are endless, where your dream living becomes a reality, and where neighbors become lifelong friends. Living around Falls Lake means surrounding yourself with breathtaking beauty while connecting with people and activities that you enjoy most.
La Ventana is one of the very few gated estate communities in the Triangle. Nestled up against Falls Lake, this 120 acre development provides privacy and quiet with large estate lots. Each custom home is an example of Raleigh’s genteel architecture, and although there are no community amenities, there is more than enough room for your own private pool.
Currently being offered for sale is a gorgeous example of the Falls Lake lifestyle. 7205 Mira Mar Place is a custom comfort-living masterpiece. From the smart layout to the fit and finish, this home exudes quality craftsmanship. You will be proud to welcome your guests onto the paver drive – the well maintained landscape highlights the stately weathered brick structure, From the porch and through the mahogany front door, the soaring foyer follows straight through to the great room and is offset with gleaming Brazilian cherry hardwood floors. There is an open formal dining room to the right, and an exquisite formal living room tucked away to the left. The extensive millwork throughout this home is another testament to its careful creation.
The west-facing rear of the home was designed with a wide open layout – each distinctive space flowing into the next. The two-story great room is anchored by a massive gas fireplace flanked by inset builtins. A wall of windows looks out over the deck and pool, and to the forested preserve of Falls Lake beyond. The kitchen was smartly laid out on a bias, giving the space a unique perspective. Featuring more than enough cherry casework, an island with a wine fridge, a Dacor six-burner gas cooktop with a copper hood, a paneled refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, tiled backsplash, and acres of granite prep space, this kitchen is built for entertaining. And, with a full butlers pantry leading back to the dining room, you will have everything you need to host every family soiree. There is a breakfast nook that juts out into a large bay window, and a cozy keeping room with its own gas fireplace just because. And, to take advantage of the fantastic views, a large screened porch and deck open off of the breakfast nook.
The master suite spans the south side of the main living level. This suite is truly an owners retreat. It features a huge bedroom with bay window seating area and a spa bath. The vaulted ceiling in the bathroom gives the space an airy feel and complements the large corner soaking tub and roomy glassed shower. There are double sinks and two very large closets as well.
Upstairs, the private living spaces do not disappoint. There are three large bedrooms and two bathrooms, one of which could easily be used as an upstairs master suite. There is also a comfortable bonus room with a separate office. There is plenty of storage opportunity on this level as well as a huge (almost 1800 square feet) unfinished walk-up attic space that could easily be upfit to suit your imagination.
This home features a fully finished walkout basement as well. This space has been designed to be a complete apartment, with a large bedroom, family room with a stacked stone fireplace, and a full second kitchen. A craft room and two more massive storage areas complete the space.
The outdoor living spaces continue the decadent lifestyle options of the home. A free flowing paver deck surrounds a resort-style pool, and a pergola delineates a peaceful outdoor eating area. The outdoor lighting is a handsome addition and can be enjoyed on those starry nights around the fire pit. The hardscape design throughout these areas is complemented by well maintained and mature landscaping, and the backyard is surrounded by a wrought aluminum fence. And of course the property abuts the Falls Lake preserve, which beckons the nature lover to explore the natural beauty of the area.
The mechanical systems of this home are equally impressive. The home has been meticulously cared for since it was built and it has been recently inspected. We are confident that you will find absolutely everything in top condition and it is ready for you to move right in.
We understand that a home is more than layouts and finishes. It is difficult to fully describe the amazing features of this custom home. While we have provided photographs and tours that showcase the living spaces, it’s really just best to get a first-hand perspective – we’d be happy to show you in person! Contact us today for a private viewing.