Nestled in the scenic countryside of the North Carolina Sandhills, this location is surrounded by the world-renounded golfing resorts and equine sports destination of Pinehurst and Southern Pines.
Encompassing numerous acres, Covington House at Connemara Farm enjoys a lush green setting with longleaf pines and dogwoods. Flanked by three large paddock and a pond, a gently curving drive leads to the residence, overlooking a custom stonescaped infinity pool and a two acre stocked pond.
Private and exclusive, this beautiful home and property has served as the perfect setting for weddings, social events and corporate meetings.
This striking Contemporary home, based on Frank Lloyd Wright designs, incorporates expansive glass skylights, natural stone and African mahogany into beautifully planned living spaces. The spacious layout is designed to take advantage of natural light and wonderful views of the property and contains 10,000+ sq. ft. with 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 2 half baths.
A dramatic entrance opens to a glass walled, sky lit foyer displaying African mahogany flooring and a crystal chandelier. The impressive living room features a sky lit beamed cathedral and a massive fireplace in a floor-to-ceiling stone wall. The large loft opens to a balcony that overlooks the terrace, pool and pond. The Carolina room offers year-round enjoyment and more wonderful views. A crystal chandelier and African mahogany floor highlight the formal dining room. The study/den features a handsome stone fireplace, built in cherry wood bookcases and a wet bar. Just off the chef's kitchen, with it's top-of-the line sub-zero/Thermadore appliances and generously sized pantry, is a gathering area with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. The glass-walled breakfast room features a stone wall and skylights and opens to a private terrace. The master suite features walk-in closets, skylight and a loft with office/exercise room, private patio and luxurious bath with sauna/spa/shower. Second and third bedrooms with baths. Second floor also includes mud room, laundry room and stone terraces. The upper level of the house has two bedrooms with bath or can be a suite.
Other amenities that the property offers is a staff/guest apartment over the oversized two car garage. A nine stall barn with tack room, hay storage room and a beautiful 1000+ sq.ft. apartment on the second floor. Facing the lake and adjacent to the pool is a pool house with bath and an equipment shed.