3517 High Ridge Road
- Backyard Paradise
- Type: Residential
- Style: 2 Story
- Bedrooms: 4 "Bonus room could be fifth bedroom"
- Bathrooms: 2
- Half Bathrooms: 1
- Garage: Double, Attached
- Size: 3,794 sq. ft.
- Development Level: Built
- Lot Type: Rectangular
- Lot Size: 1.61 acres
- Year Built: 1975
- MLS #: 3473762
You'll find this Providence Plantation home at the end of a long drive in a beautiful wooded setting. With a lot more than an acre and a half in size, there's plenty of space and privacy for the home, an inground pool with pool house and other outdoor fun. A location in the part of Providence Plantation near Providence Road provides easy access to shopping and restaurants in Waverly, Providence Farms and the Arboretum. An interchange with I-485 is also nearby.
Don't be fooled by the traditional, colonial exterior of this home. A step inside the front door reveals an open airy floor plan. The exterior is clad with vinyl siding making maintenance easy. There's plenty of space for vehicles in the two-car garage and parking pad outside. The roof was replaced in 2017.
An open staircase and see-through fireplace greet you when you enter the home. The entry has a brick paver patio and double coat closet.
You'll find space for large pieces of furniture in the great room. Big windows all around brighten this room. Enjoy views of the backyard and pool through the atrium doors that line the back of the home. Open the doors in the spring and the fall to allow entertaining to flow onto the deck outside. In the winter, enjoy cozy evenings around the gas log fireplace in the great room. Nearly every room in the house has plantation shutters.
A catwalk overlooks the two-story gathering room. This is another room where you can cozy up to the fireplace in the winter or use it for entertaining as it is open to the formal dining room. A powder room is located off this room.
Crown molding, chair rail with wainscoting and architectural columns add interest to the formal dining area. This space can accommodate a large table and has wall space for other pieces of furniture.
A large center island with seating is the focal point of the kitchen. The family chef will find abundant cabinetry and counter space. Appliances include stainless double ovens, a dishwasher and refrigerator. The bright sunny kitchen is illuminated with skylights and a wall of windows. A sunroom is located off one corner of this room. Need a large breakfast area? Plenty of space in this kitchen. Think of all the possibilities in this huge room if you wish to remodel the kitchen. The staircase in the breakfast area takes you to the upstairs bonus room. The closet under the stairs is a pantry.
You'll find a huge versatile room over the garage. It's a great place for an office, a media room or a playroom. It has a closet and can be used as the fifth bedroom.
Floor to ceiling glass in the two-story gathering room area allows sunlight to stream in upstairs and downstairs. On the catwalk, an archway through the brick fireplace separates the master bedroom suite from the secondary bedroom wing.
The master bedroom suite includes a bathroom and walk-in closet with organizers. The secondary bedroom wing includes three bedrooms and a full bath.
Soak up the good life in the backyard where a large recently refurbished heated pool with paver decking offers a place for swimming, splashing and just relaxing. A deck extends across the back of the house. A pool house with porch gives you protection from the sun, a spot for entertaining and a bathroom for changing once you're ready to head inside. The glass doors across the back and a sunroom provide stunning views of the pool area and the deep wooded fenced backyard. A play area includes a child's play house and a tree house. This lot extends well beyond the rear fence.
In 2015/2016, the pool was replastered, the paver decking was added and a new heater, filter and pump were installed. The 16x27 pool house includes a kitchen area, a bathroom and a pool equipment room. The roof was replaced in 2019. Open the doors of the pool house and let the fun flow from inside to outside.
Over 1400 families live in Providence Plantation, a classic Charlotte neighborhood conveniently located in the heart of South Charlotte. Affectionately called The Plantation by its residents, the neighborhood has a rich social life and cohesiveness. The homeowners association in Providence Plantation is purely voluntary but a number of residents participate in community activities sponsored by the HOA.
The Providence Plantation Racquet and Swim Club is located within the neighborhood. Anyone can join with an initiation and membership fee. The Swim Club sponsors many activities for members as well.
Information is deemed to be correct but not guaranteed.