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c. 1883 Colonial Revival

The Redwine House at F:8 Acres

Captivating Colonial Revival
Captivating Colonial Revival
Redwine House at F:8 Acres - Fascinating Colonial Revival nestled on unspoiled 7.7 acres in desirable Weddington, North Carolina. The Town of Weddington is an affluent town located in the northwestern corner of Union County, NC approximately 15 miles southeast of the City of Charlotte.
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Covered Porch
Covered Porch
Breathtaking garden views from front porch and second level porches - 2 of 4 covered porches
Foyer
Foyer
Much of the home has Heart of Pine flooring, decorative period details, moldings and trims as well as solid oak beams.
Covered Arbor - Koi Pond
Covered Arbor - Koi Pond
The 770sf Arbor is adorned with a breathtaking outdoor stone fireplace and offers picturesque views of waterfalls adjacent to koi pond.
The Well House Room
The Well House Room
The “Well House Room” a 2100sf addition designed to complement was built in 1988. The room was designed around the original well that has been preserved and spectacular floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace is the focal point surrounded by oak beams and architectural details
6000sf Log Structure
6000sf Log Structure
6000sf heated log structure equipped with full kitchen and 1 ½ baths. The building has an attached lean-to on the right side running the length of the building large enough to accommodate six vehicles. A second attached lean-to runs across the rear of the building.
Concrete 1/2 Court Basketball
Concrete 1/2 Court Basketball
Additional amenities include 200sf Greenhouse, ½ court concrete basketball court, full court sand volleyball court, and walking and garden trails.
Bedroom
Bedroom
There are 8 fireplaces in the home - many of which are still functional that also have the original mantels and surrounds.
Washroom
Washroom
Antique barbershop dual-bowl double pedestal sink. Antique original leaded glass window accents the laundry room and full bath attributed to Frank Lloyd Wright.
Dining Room
Dining Room
Dining Room – Large and spacious accented with nearly a full wall functional wood-burning fireplace completely rebuilt (fabric and new dampers, original bricks) features a firewood niche and storage. A convenient Butlery closet can be used to store fine china, “serve”ware or pantry items.
Large Detached Garage with Loft
Large Detached Garage with Loft
Detached two-car garage built in 1989 with covered porch, bonus room/loft (can be guest house) fully roughed for gas line, plumbing, electric, security, and a pipe for septic – currently not connected located right side of garage.
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen – also features a functional original wood-burning fireplace accentuated with Heart of Pine mantle. - 1990 Elmira Electric reproduction wood-burning stove features 4 electric burners and a griddle and has an exterior exhaust. - Dual-bowl ceramic sink with garbage disposal. - Custom Built Pot Rack hand-crafted of antique pine, hardwood maple counter top. - There are 4 hanging antique train lights
Entrance
Entrance
There is nearly 1/2 Million Dollars in stone work on the 7.7 acres. Stone walls, walkways. This entrance also has an electronic iron gate that works on remote control.
Log Structure View with Lean-to
Log Structure View with Lean-to
The Log Structure – affectionately called the “barn” was designed and quality built by Log Homes of Waxhaw. It is constructed of all solid pine logs and beams that came from Boone NC.
Full Kitchen in Log Structure
Full Kitchen in Log Structure
Exterior and interior chinking on the logs throughout. Chinking Style Log Homes are purposely built with a space between each course of log work. This space is filled with a backer rod and then chinking is applied both inside and out. Modern chinking has great adhesion and elastomeric (it's got good stretchability) properties, allowing it to expand and contract as the logs move.
Full and Half Bath in Log Structure
Full and Half Bath in Log Structure
This 6000sf building has all the amenities you can think of including a full and half bath, central heat and air. A Full Kitchen – solid oak cabinetry, 48” Thermador 6 burner with griddle – propane burners, electric ovens, Thermador hood with heat lamps and exhaust fan. Prep areas,tile counter-tops, antique stools for bar area.
Bedrooms 4
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 2
Heated Sq. Ft. 5,000
Unheated Sq. Ft. 2,000
Stories 2
Acres 7.7

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The Redwine House at F:8 Acres

This unique and historical haven is surrounded by magnificent century-old hardwoods and towering river birch; and exotic perennial plants, bushes and flowers abound. The grounds will take your breath away as you commune with nature in the tranquil and private surroundings. A feast for the senses all year long, you will be calmed by the floating butterflies in the spring; hear the waterfalls, croaking frogs and chirping crickets in summer; fall in love with autumn canvases cascading all around you; and feel the crispness of a new perspective with the brisk air and occasional beauty of snowscapes in winter.

The Redwine House original structure was built circa 1883 for Dr. J.W. Redwine and family. In 1976, the home was purchased by the Alexanders who have made this their home for the last 34 years. The Alexanders named the estate F:8 Acres in a fond reference to Mr. Alexander’s profession and passion as a well-known architectural and engineering photographer and photo artist. F:8 refers to a camera lens aperture.

The main house features foyer, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, kitchen, dining room, sitting room/library, garden room, The Well House Room (family room), 4 covered porches, 8 fireplaces and a covered deck is situated just steps off of the rear of the home. Much of the home has Heart of Pine flooring, decorative period details, moldings and trims as well as solid oak beams. Although the main house retains most of its original architectural details and high quality craftsmanship, there is a central theme of a blend of eclectic artistic influence throughout. Combining tastes of young with old and old with new.

The “Well House Room” is a 2100sf addition designed to complement the main home and was built in 1988. The room was built around the original well that has been preserved and the spectacular floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace which is the focal point surrounded by mammoth oak beams and architectural details. The Alexanders put a lot of thought and creativity when planning this room to garner the most pleasure and functionality while maintaining the integrity and quality in reflection of the period along with some new twists. The Garden Room (sunroom) was also created at the time of the addition, offers picturesque views of waterfalls adjacent to koi pond deck and covered Arbor. The Arbor is roughly 770sf and is also adorned with a breathtaking outdoor stone fireplace.

There are two utility sheds/workshops and an oversized detached garage with covered porch and an upstairs bonus room which would make a nice guest house. There is even a 6000sf heated log structure equipped with full kitchen and 1 ½ baths. The building has an attached lean-to on the right side running the length of the building large enough to accommodate six vehicles. A second attached lean-to runs across the rear of the building. Amenities include 200sf Greenhouse, ½ court concrete basketball court, full court sand volleyball court, and walking and garden trails.

The estate has accommodated a number of very large banquets, receptions and events over the years hosting gatherings for as many as 200 guests. It is perfect for a new owner to make it their own or a developer to realized the uniqueness and uncover a new found potential.
The Redwine House at F:8 Acres is a charming jewel, a nostalgic place whispering you home.

Archived in April, 2013

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