Nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac on nearly 3/4 of an acre, this breathtaking home is surrounded by nature and offers unparalleled privacy and serenity in the gated golf course community of Winding River Plantation. Stone pathways winding through mature gardens lead to a welcoming, wraparound front porch. Enter the home and appreciate the open floor plan and quality finishes throughout from the vaulted ceilings to the warm Australian Cypress floors. The spacious great room with a fireplace is the perfect place to gather with family and friends. The gourmet kitchen, with gas range and stainless appliances, is a chef's dream. The master suite, located on the first floor, showcases an oversized shower and his and hers closets. Two guest en-suites, an office, and den located on the second floor provide additional room for guests to retreat and relax. A sunroom in the rear of the home, along with a patio and private spa, offer additional dining and cozy lounging areas overlooking more gardens and the creek that flows through the back of the property. Tap into your creativity in the climate-controlled woodworking shop or in the second-floor art studio. Winding River Plantation has resort-like amenities that include: Carolina National, a Freddie Couples Championship 27-Hole Golf Course and Clubhouse with dining; Community Center with fitness facility, pool, tennis and pickleball courts, a charming River House Club and Marina, plus a private Oceanfront Beach Club with pool, day marina, and private parking at Holden Beach. Shopping, dining, and entertainment are close by in Southport and Wilmington, not to mention your choice of multiple beaches to visit.