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  • Active | MLS#: 100107349
  • 3Beds
  • 4Baths
  • 3,719Sq Ft

8801 Carenden Court Sunset Beach, NC 28468

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For the Discriminating Buyer! You must experience this striking home with its unmatched quality & unparalleled views. Nestled in a cul-de-sac at The Thistle, a gated community in Sunset Beach, this stone & brick exterior home offers an Old World architecture style unlike anything in the area. From the moment you drive onto the stamped concrete driveway, you know you are in for a real treat. The 2 story living room features Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors, custom built-in's & fireplace. The chef of the house will delight in preparing meals in this dreamy kitchen with top of the line cabinetry & appliances, granite counters, center island and table space for an eat-in-kitchen. The adjacent sitting room features a perfect place for a glass of wine & and enjoy conversation after your meal. The 1st floor master bedroom has two water closets, walk in shower, two vanities and ample closet space. The private study features a fireplace & bookshelves, a perfect home office location. The first floor is graced with beautiful hardwood floors. From the living room, walk out to a large screened porch with a fireplace where you can enjoy the expansive water and golf views & enjoy the serenity that surrounds you. Take the stairs from the foyer to a circular balcony with access to two guest bedrooms, large storage area, guest bathrooms and an oversized deck the presents Knock-Your-Socks-Off views of water and golf. Adjacent to the kitchen and the Laundry Room, there is another set of stairs that lead to a bonus room, perfect for an exercise room, additional office or just another storage area. This home is unique in its design and one that you will enjoy viewing. Thistle Downs is a combination of Scottish heritage and an intimate and exciting Coastal lifestyle where homes are surrounded by lush landscapes and breathtaking scenes of nature. Located in beautiful Sunset Beach, this community offers a 27 hole championship golf course designed by Tim Cate, a grand Clubhouse with a Scottish inspired pub, and beautiful post-card perfect beaches, just minutes away. The Community Amenity Center includes a state-of-the-art gym, a lap pool perfect for swimming or lounging, whirlpool and a covered lanai featuring an outdoor kitchen and bar. Thistle Downs is located just minutes from Sunset Beach and the town of Calabash. The community is close to two airports, state-of-the art healthcare facilities, charming towns, plenty of shopping, entertainments and cultural attractions. Golfers will enjoy golfing on any of the three unique 9 hole courses: the Cameron, Stewart, and MacKay. Thistle offers all the benefits of a world-class course with beautifully maintained greens, a full pro shop, practice ranges and a putting green...all without the expensive initiation fees or high monthly dues.

General Features

  • City Limits Yes
  • County Brunswick
  • Hoa Yes
  • Cobra Zone No
  • Hoa Annual Amt 1792.00
  • Lot Acres 0.42
  • New Construction No
  • Full Bathrooms 3
  • Half Bathrooms 1
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 3,719
  • Subdivision Thistle Downs
  • Waterfront Yes
  • Waterview Yes
  • Year Built 2006

Building Features

  • Flooring Carpet, Tile, Wood
  • Foundation See Remarks
  • Interior Features 1st Floor Master, Blinds/Shades, Ceiling Fan(s), Gas Logs, Security System, Smoke Detectors
  • Porch Balcony Deck Covered, Deck, Open, Porch, Screened, See Remarks
  • Roof Shingle
  • Appliances Equip Cooktop - Gas, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave - Built-In, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Construction Wood Frame
  • Construction Type Stick Built
  • Cooling System Central
  • Exterior Features Gas Logs, Irrigation System
  • Exterior Finish Brick, Stone
  • Fireplace 2

Property Features

  • Lot Water Features Pond View, Water View
  • Road Type Frontage Maintained,Paved


  • Elementary School Jessie Mae Monroe
  • Middle School Shallotte
  • High School West Brunswick

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Paul Schaefer

910-448-0727RE/MAX Southern Coast

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Price & Status History

Days on Market

  • This property has been listed on the market for 263 days
  • Average days-on-market for homes between $519,920 - $779,880 = 251 (in zip code 28468)


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Paul Schaefer

910-448-0727RE/MAX Southern Coast

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Community Demographics for Zip Code 28468 (Sunset Beach)

Housing Occupancy
  • Home Owners: 2,183 (30%)
  • Renters: 289 (4%)
  • Vacant: 4,838 (66%)
  • Total Housing Units: 7,310
  • Average Household Size: 1.99
  • Housing Density (People per square mile): 281
Age Range (number of people)
  • Age 0-14: 629
  • Age 15-24: 293
  • Age 25-39: 518
  • Age 40-59: 996
  • Age 60-79: 1,527
  • Age 80+: 946
  • Total: 4,909

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

School Information for 28468 (Sunset Beach)

School data for this property is not available.

* School data provided by US Department of Education

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