LOOKING FOR LOW TAXES, LOW CRIME, LOW COST OF LIVING, MODERATE CLIMATE (without the hurricanes and forest fires)? AFFORDABLE extremely well-built, custom, home on 260 ft. prime Wilson Lake frontage with deep water (25-35 ft.)? Heated and air conditioned space 4,365 sq. ft.; three-car garage (one side tandem) insulated and finished 878 sq. ft. less 100 sq. ft. unfinished shop; covered front porch 203 sq. ft.; 254 sq. ft. open patio. All rooms have a view of the lake. (Living room minimum view). Synthetic slate shingles with copper flashing. Certified appraisal is $915k, sale price $875k.

Home is located about 10 miles east of Florence, AL and the University of North Alabama, about 50 miles west of Huntsville, 120 miles south of Nashville, 130 miles north of Birmingham, and 140 miles east of Memphis.

The property is approximately midway on Wilson Lake for great sailing or yachting. Some have circumnavigated the eastern half of the country from this area. The Turtle Point Country Club and the Trent Jones Golf Course (one of the best public courses in the country) can be seen from the boathouse. This a low crime and low cost of living area, particularly considering the amenities the area has to offer.

KitchenCeramic tile floor, granite counter-tops, Mutschler English Oak cabinets with specialty storage, cooking island with slate hood, commercial Thermador Ref. and Frz., Dacor dual-fuel stove with two ovens (one convection), KitchenAid dishwasher and compactor, microwave/convection oven, pantry, and bay window seating area.

Game Room with 17'8" ceiling, cedar walls and ceiling, ceramic tile floor, brass railings, wet bar with ice maker, and tinted UV film on windows. Two stories of windows provide outstanding view of lake. Opens to concrete patio.

Family roomrock fireplace with gas insert, beamed ceilings, and cedar wainscoting.

(3) Bathrooms- Ceramic tile floors and totally enclosed ceramic tile showers/cultured marble sink tops with whole-house hot water loop. Master bath also has therapy tub.

Master Bedroom with beamed ceiling, straw-plaster walls, study area, three closets (2 walk-in), a kitchenette (w/refrig, frzr, and microwave). MBR opens to mezzanine with hot tub and exercise area overlooking the lake and game room.

(2) Large guest bedrooms, one with access to the mezzanine.
Mezzanine overlooking the lake with hot tub, exercise area with brass railings. Bonus room with attic storage access.

Formal living room with 16'10" ceiling, cedar wainscoting, straw-plaster walls, and bay window.

Foyer with straw-plaster, 16'10" ceiling, and oak flooring with wrought iron nails, coat closet, and computer room. Designed so elevator could be installed from computer room to bonus room.

Formal dining room with beamed ceilings, bay window, cedar wainscoting and straw-plaster walls.

Utility room for washer/dryer, wall cabinets, and base cabinet w/ granite top.

Three-car garage (one side tandem) with shop, closet and cabinet storage areas with 5 ft. double-door to outside from shop for riding mower and man-door from garage. Two 9 ft. garage doors. (vs std. 8 ft. width).

Boathouse with lift with 30 x 44 concrete deck and steel tubing posts and rails. Concrete fishing bridge to island rock designed to moor large boats (have moored a 60ft. yacht, 55 ft houseboat, and 42ft. sailboat at different times). Boathouse built into rock so all supports are above the water level. Walkway has only two supports barely below water into rock ledge.

Curved rock wall and terraces with wide walkway along lake and rock terraces the width of the property.

Additional Features-Lake irrigation system with four zones. Pella windows, roof with ice and shield underlay on entire roof, copper flashing, synthetic slate shingles, metal conduit/wiring, and oversized joists. Very well insulated. Extra tall, dry crawl space for storage and easier movement. No gutters to be maintained. Remodeled 2006 including new plumbing. Dual-fuel Hi Eff HVAC units. Radon testing below the actionable levels.

Approximate wall-to-wall room dimensions:
Kitchen (includes dinette area but not bay window seating)- 21'5" x 15'0"
Family room (less angled stone fireplace)- 19'8" x 20'6"
Game room (includes wet bar area, less rock chimney w/insert)- 30'4" x 24'4"
Formal dining room (plus bay window)- 17'2" x 12'2"
Formal living room- 16'9" x 13'9"
Utility room (includes broom closet)- 11'0" x 6'4"
Master bedroom (plus study, kitchenette, two walk-in closets, dressing
area, and bath area and opens to mezzanine)- 19'1" x 14'9"
1st Guest bedroom (shared bath opens to mezzanine)- 15'9" x 12'9"
2nd Guest bedroom (shared bath)- 15'9" x 12'9"
Bonus room (storage and attic storage access)- 17'6" x 7'10"
Mezzanine (exercise area and hot tub)- 29'11" x 9'8"

Interior Features

  • Stories: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 4,365
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Additional Rooms: 12
    • BreakfastNook
    • MasterBath
    • Workshop
    • DiningRoom
    • MudRoom
    • FamilyRoom
    • Office
    • SunRoom
    • LaundryRoom
    • Pantry
    • WalkInCloset
    • RecreationRoom
  • Floor Coverings
    • Carpet
    • Tile
    • Hardwood
  • Appliances
    • Dishwasher
    • GarbageDisposal
    • Refrigerator
    • Microwave
    • Dryer
    • TrashCompactor
    • Freezer
    • RangeOven
    • Washer
  • Heating & Cooling
    • Central AC
    • Central Heating
  • Interior Keywords:
    • Fireplace
    • Hottub/Spa
    • Jetted Bathtub

Exterior Features

  • Built in: 1975
  • Structure Type: House
  • Lot Size: 1.30 Acres
  • Parking: 3 Spaces
    • Attached Garage
  • View Types:
    • Park
    • Water
  • Exterior Keywords:
    • Porch
    • Deck
    • Patio
    • Sprinkler System
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