Interested in purchasing a home in Cary? The Wessex neighborhood in Cary, NC is a gorgeous, luxury community. The location and design combine to provide the perfect blend of the best of Cary - round-the-corner access to fantastic shopping and dining along with lush landscaping and stately executive homes that typify Cary Fine Living. Located just off Weston Parkway at Harrison Avenue, and near Cary's Greenways and Lake Crabtree Park, you'll find yourself loving to call Wessex home.
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Wessex is an upscale community of 202 custom homes ranging from approximately $500,000 to over $1,000,000. Ideally situated between Raleigh and Chapel Hill / Durham, it is adjacent to RTP and only eight minutes from RDU. Live in your dream home, close to an abundance of recreational activities and convenient retail and service centers, without sacrificing the serenity and peace of a quiet neighborhood. Each house was uniquely designed to fit the homesite.
Wessex boasts a spacious private swimming pool, lighted tennis courts, covered outdoor kitchen, playground, and clubhouse. Our neighborhood has two accessible trailheads to the Black Creek Greenway, a network of paved walkways and off-road mountain bike trails. Walk or cycle to Lake Crabtree, Umstead Park or North Cary Park! In addition, we are within walking distance to The Arboretum - fine dining, outdoor cafes, a day spa and a fitness center.
An active social committee regularly organizes neighborhood events, such as holiday or clubhouse parties for our adults. For our children, annual Easter egg hunts, a 4th of July Parade, pool parties, Halloween party, and Christmas events are part of our Wessex traditions. Our newly redecorated clubhouse provides a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere for neighborhood gatherings, and is also available for private use by Wessex residents.
Wessex is one of the few triangle neighborhoods that are connected to a reclaimed water supply. This means we have some of the most luscious landscaping in the county without watering restrictions or sewer discharge fees, while being environmentally responsible.
(information courtesy of the Wessex Home Owners Association)
Wessex, it's about your life!
Currently, there are only a few options for sale in the Wessex neighborhood. One of them happens to be the original Parade of Homes Showcase Home and Wessex model during the initial development of the community, by Preston Development. For only the second time since 1992, 200 Midenhall Way is being offered for sale. This home is a gorgeous representation of Cary Fine Living.
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The circular driveway presents guests to this brick traditional through the welcoming formal foyer - the two-story entry with leaded glass "Wessex" monument really sets the tone for this wonderful Stephen Fuller Designed home. There are brick fireplaces in each of the formal Living and Dining rooms, with connecting service rooms (full wet bar and butlers pantry respectively). The Family room has its own stone fireplace and has french doors that open onto a beautiful veranda. The Kitchen and Breakfast room are decked with granite, creamy millwork, and high-end stainless steel appliances. There is a generous Utility room and bathroom on the ground floor as well.
The upper floor is thoughtfully laid out around the open landing with two large bedroom suites, a 2-room bonus room with three huge closets, and an incredible Master Bedroom. The large Master Suite has a private balcony, a trey ceiling with custom trim and is wired like a command center - outdoor lighting can be controlled from this room, as well as the whole-house sound system. The recently remodelled Master Bathroom has heated travertine floors, spa tub, resort-style shower, separate grooming areas, and a private dressing room/closet.
This home also has a completely finished, walk-out basement with billiards room and entertainment area. There are french doors that open onto the lower patio and that invite your guests into the shady, fully-fenced back yard. There is bathroom and huge 520 SF storage area/workshop in the basement as well.
Other high-end details include central vacuum, whole-house audio systems, custom hardwoods throughout the main level, marble and natural stone details, mature and well-manicured landscaping, large corner lot.
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