There are many reasons that people are moving to the Raleigh area, but there is really only one reason why they decide to live in North Raleigh – the atmosphere and lifestyle is fantastic. Generally, North Raleigh is typified by rolling terrain and forested properties, 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 area boasts a well-educated tax base and there are numerous community amenities for all ages like, like the Falls Lake Dam – renowned for its whitewater recreational opportunities, Durant Nature Preserve, New Life Camp, and the Kerr Family YMCA. The shopping and dining options are attractive as well and include places like Whole Foods, Sprouts Market, Lafayette Village, 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. North Raleigh is just a phenomenal choice to put down your roots and enjoy your lifestyle.
One of the nicest homes in Wood Spring is currently being offered for sale. 1708 Wescott Drive is a transitional home with fantastic corner-lot curb appeal, and a functional design perfect for active residents. The home is perfectly positioned on the end of a long loop culdesac. Not only does this home offer fantastic access to the neighborhood and community amenities, you can enjoy nature and fresh air from your peaceful screened porch-this home typifies the North Raleigh lifestyle. Every detail of this home has been thoughtfully considered. Upon approaching the inviting front porch, your guests will appreciate the fine detailing of the home and the large arching windows welcome any visitor. There is an office to the left of the entry foyer, replete with solid built-in bookshelves and recessed lighting. Glass French doors and transomed windows highlight the elegant comfort of these spaces. To the right, the formal living room is warm and welcoming opening to the spacious formal dining room. This room is perfect for entertaining and features trey ceilings as well as gorgeous crown molding.
The rear of the home showcases a two-story family room, kitchen and breakfast nook. The wall of south facing windows and glass doors leading to the screened porch provide great light. A gas fireplace and built-in casework will provide an elegant backdrop to any type of furniture. As a bonus, the family room is wired for surround sound. The open kitchen is great for family gatherings, and has solid oak cabinets with tile backsplash, stainless appliances, acres of granite prep space and a sizable pantry. The laundry room doubles as a mud room as it connects the garage to the main living area.
Upstairs, the efficient layout provides plenty of private living spaces. The master suite is truly an owners retreat. The bedroom is large enough for any type of furniture and the walk-in closet features organizers. The master bath has double sinks, separate double-head shower, and large garden tub. Additionally, There are also three generous bedrooms – each with fantastic closet space and great light. There is one large hall bathroom with double sinks, and there is a unique bonus space that can be used as a private yoga studio or craft room. This home offers dual points of access to the upper level with staircases in both the front and back of the home.
When it comes right down to it, the purchase of a home is more than just bricks and mortar. You are looking for a home that allows you to enjoy the lifestyle you always have dreamed about. With easy access to North Raleigh’s fantastic amenities and the natural beauty of the greater Triangle, and a home base right in the middle, your dreams can become reality.
It is difficult to fully understand the unique attractive features of this home. And while we have provided many additional pictures, virtual tour, and other details on our website, it’s really best just to experience it in person.
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