This gorgeous waterfront farmhouse replica, designed by Raleigh architect Carter Skinner, has all the charm of the ''original'' and none of the concerns. Wide plank heart pine floors throughout with 4 (yes 4!) fireplaces, 2 gas and 2 woodburning. The large country kitchen is chef ready, with an expansive island including prep sink, matching appliance panels, Thermador 6 burner gas cooktop with pot filler and double wall ovens, and large double farmhouse sink. Plentiful and attractive storage cabinets and chef's desk complete the kitchen package. The huge waterside screened porch for relaxing and entertaining is accessible from all waterside areas of the first floor through the many french doors. The Master Suite has its own gas log fireplace with marble surround, ensuite bath and big walk-in closet. A light and bright sunroom with access to the waterfront on one side or the screened porch on the other is part of the master. Beautifully finished woodwork and trim, with a lovely wide staircase leading to the upstairs family room, guest suites and finished bonus spaces which open to the 2nd floor deck/balcony. High end ensuite baths complement both upstairs guest suites. Keep your boat on the lift at the private dock and explore the many waterways of Dawson Creek, the Neuse River to Oriental, or take the Intracoastal Waterway to Beaufort and the Atlantic. Energy efficient SIPS construction panels and geothermal HVAC return affordable, low cost utility bills. Large 3 bay detached garage offers flexible space for a workshop, boat storage, parking, garden equipment and also has unfinished space above for storage. BE SURE TO SEE VIRTUAL TOUR FOR WALKTHRU.