Situated in one of North Raleigh’s most prestigious gated communities, this unique 18,000+ square foot home is flanked by Falls Lake and enveloped by the privacy of the Army Corps of Engineers land. This secluded estate offers over 15 acres of land with the possibility of an additional 24 acres if desired. From the moment you enter the front gate and find your way down the winding drive to the property, you will know you’ve found a special and enchanting place to call home!With its grand lodge-style appearance, the imported Arizona river rock and cedar shake exterior combine to create a rustic, yet elegant appeal. When entering the stunning Great Room, a soaring 46-foot high cupola and double staircases are the focal points of this impressive gathering area.While the Great Room is the centerpiece of the home, there are notable amenities and features throughout. Seven bedrooms including a bunk room and a separate garage apartment make the perfect spaces for in-laws, au-pairs and guests. Eight full bathrooms and four half baths round out the living space. The luxurious master suite spans the length of the second-floor western wing offering its own sitting room, office, screen room, and terrace. Custom his and hers walk-in closets give way to an impressive master bath with an oversized glass enclosed tile shower and soaking tub.The lower level provides amazing entertainment possibilities…host a wine tasting with the 4,000+ bottle capacity wine cellar and tasting area or a poker night with the full bar and built-in humidor. A Super Bowl party has never been better in the authentic movie theater complete with popcorn maker and ticket booth. Your kids can invite up to 14 of their friends for a movie night and slumber party in the bunk room. A spa-like, in-home gym with its own swim-in/swim-out pool, sauna and steam room complete the lower level living area. A full kitchen provides the perfect staging area for parties and events. Create your own concert-like environment with over 100 indoor and outdoor speakers. The Crestron whole-home automation system allows at-your-finger-tip control of lighting, security, audio and video via iPad technology. Make unforgettable memories in this home that provides endless possibilities for entertaining family and friends.Immaculate, manicured grounds and fountains surround the home. Exclusive outdoor amenities include a resort-style saltwater pool with expansive patio, waterfall, swim-up bar, spa and covered terrace. The eastern portion of the property features private tennis courts with a covered outdoor patio and fireplace. With over 6,500 square feet of porches, patios and terraces, you will be able to enjoy views of perfect sunrises and sunsets from any angle. Nine garage bays provide ample space for the car enthusiast.