South Charlotte Luxury Home for Sale in Gated SKYECROFT (Waxhaw, NC)

Real Estate Agent with | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 228209

5BR/4.5BA Skyecroft Home for Sale |  $1,200,000

MLS# 2124295


206 Woodswail Court in Gated Skyecroft Community Charlotte NC Area (Waxhaw)

Over 6,000 Square Foot Custom Home in Skyecroft

South Charlotte Luxury Home for Sale in SkyecroftEvery aspect of this spacious European, custom home was expertly and thoughtfully designed to maximize natural light and the highest spec level of both appointments and finishes.  Within the gated Skyecroft community, this home is beautifully situated on a large, private, level cul-de-sac lot and is surrounded by paver walkways and mature landscaping with window boxes that add to its quaint appeal.  The back of the property boasts a stunning view of a quiet, serene pond with soothing fountain, providing expansive water views from most rooms in the home.


This gracious home is nested in desirable Union County, just across the Mecklenburg County line and offers residents zoning for top-ranked Weddington schools.  Rarely seen charm and timeless beauty so close to Uptown, yet private and serene.   The main level is open and light with high ceilings, an uncommonly large, dramatic foyer, lots of windows, state of the art audio connections, large office with French doors, and hearth room with fireplace.  Walkout from the main level into a lush backyard with wonderful VIEWS!  Three-car attached garage.  This home is the total elegant luxury package!


South Charlotte homes for sale in gated communitiesGenerously sized 5-bedroom and 4-full-bath with 2 half-baths within an open, flowing floor plan featuring exquisite, heavy custom millwork throughout and offering both formal living and dining rooms, a fabulous gourmet kitchen, family room, 3 custom fireplaces, a hearth room— Simply An Entertainers Dream!

Enter through the magnificent hand-crafted iron and glass arched double doorway into the grand foyer.  The soaring, dramatic cathedral ceilings and Juliet balcony beckon you into this lovely home which represents the highest level of attention to detail, uncompromising style and top-of-the-line quality.  Intricate details include a large formal dining room with private terrace, exquisitely detailed lighting, romantic chandelier and exterior lanterns.  Enjoy a spring brunch overlooking a beautiful pocket park in this enchanting space.

The large office provides ample light and offers a private terrace, accessible through French doors.  Both formals are quite spacious and, as with the entire main level (including the stairs and upstairs hallway), highlight beautiful gleaming hardwoods. 

Guest suite on main level in this Skyecroft Home for SaleBeyond the foyer and formals to the right of the home is a spacious private guest suite complete with large closet and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the gorgeous backyard.  To the left of the main level guest ensuite is the stately greatroom with coffered ceilings, captivating lighting, a spectacular custom travertine fireplace flanked by massive built-ins and double French doors leading to the terrace.  Floor-to-ceiling windows and doors provide for spectacular views of the pond and fountain in the backyard from every vantage point on the first floor.

Adjacent to the greatroom is the simply spectacular gourmet kitchen with huge breakfast nook overlooking the backyard pond.  This ‘WOWkitchen provides every culinary professional convenience you have ever dreamed of!  Complete with a custom Thermador refrigerator and freezer, Thermador range, Viking Hood, double oven, and large counter-height warming drawer – this is a kitchen that is magazine-cover-worthy!  A few features of this entertainment style kitchen include…

  • Oversized pantry
  • Umbarana Brazilian granite kitchen countertops
  • Built-in French Country hutch
  • Pull-out spice rack (built-ins) on either side of the stove
  • Full size double ovens with convection
  • Thermador 6-burner range
  • Stunning ceiling lighting (including can lights)
  • Under-cabinet lighting
  • Large capacity, under counter microwave (holds large lasagna pan)
  • 10’ kitchen island with lots of storage on all sides with cookbook shelving on one end and removable ledge for providing greater entertaining depth
  • Trough style sink with extendable copper faucet and spray is perfect for cleaning larger pots/pans
  • Hydraulic/soft-closing drawers
  • Large peninsula with separate salad sink
  • Wine refrigerator
  • Mini-refrigerator with ice maker for large gatherings
  • Warming drawer conveniently located next to double oven


Large home for entertaining in South Charlotte's Skyecroft communityGreat for large groups, the kitchen is open to the large keeping room with double French doors that lead to a private oversized screen porch just off of the terrace with a beautiful ceiling fan.  This is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a busy day!  The centerpiece of the keeping room (hearth room) is a regal fireplace.  This space provides excellent flow for large gatherings.


Just off of the keeping room is the drop zone leading to one of the garages.  The drop zone is quite large and provides a large built-in desk, perfect for a small office space or doing homework.  Three oversized garage bays and a spacious motor court provide ample space for residents and guest parking.  A convenient wash sink is located just off the kitchen- perfect for utility use, or dog bathing!

Custom designed wrought iron railings showcase the grand Charleston style staircase of beautiful hardwoods.  Upstairs you will discover the master suite and 3 additional bedrooms as well as the laundry room.  The colossal second floor master suite with soaring tray ceiling allows you to unwind, yet enjoy unique features that cater to your lifestyle with a bar area, den-sized sitting room with fireplace (Italian marble surround), an enormous walk-in closet, floor-to-ceiling windows and French doors leading to a balcony with water views.  The wet bar with built-in wine rack, copper sink and wine refrigerator make it convenient to grab that glass of wine for a romantic evening on your private balcony.

Luxury master bath in South Charlotte home for salePicture yourself getting ready for your day each morning in a simply luxurious master bath that completes the master suite and is floored with travertine tile, Italian marble countertops, and decorative glass tile accents that features a regal stone arch and surround showcasing the 6’ jetted tub, an oversized shower with dual shower heads, double sinks and spacious counter areas.  A separate water closet provides you with complete privacy.

Three other quite generously-sized bedrooms with oversized, lighted closets and two other baths are also located on the second level.  The bedrooms all have great views of the outdoors; the 5th bedroom features a grand cathedral ceiling and extensive windows.  The magnificent laundry room provides great space for folding and includes a large sorting hamper.  Convenient for busy families!


Luxury master bedroom in Skyecroft Neighborhood


Wait, there’s more…


Looking for a theatre room?  Private office space?  Bonus room?  Game room?  The choice is yours with this finished, oversized third level which features two skylights, wet bar with refrigerator, ceiling fan, incredible storage space, a half-bath and unbelievable walk-in storage!


This is truly one of the most elegant, yet functional floorplans you’ll find in the region.    



  • Five bedrooms, 4-full baths, 2-half baths
  • Main-level guest ensuite
  • Homes with water views in South Charlotte gated Skyecroft neighborhoodPowder room on main level with elegant glass vessel sink
  • Fabulous oversized gourmet kitchen with large breakfast area and cozy keeping room
  • Ceiling fans - (high-end in keeping with the home’s European style)
  • Screened Porch overlooking fountain and pond
  • Heavy, exquisite custom millwork throughout the home
  • 3-zoned HVAC
  • Finished Third Floor
  • Dramatic ceilings from coffered in family room to cathedral in larger secondary bedroom
  • Security system ready
  • Wired for surround sound
  • Property is nestled on 2/3 acre lot adjacent to extensive walking trails
  • Three- car garage with ample storage under both stairs
  • Overlooks pocket park in front of home
  • Gated luxury community in Waxhaw NC SKYECROFTMost rooms overlooking pond, fountain or pocket park
  • Sealed crawl space
  • Three custom fireplaces surrounded by graciously scaled spaces 
  • Second-floor laundry room 
  • Drop zone serves as a 2nd office/homework room
  • Gourmet kitchen with Thermador professional appliances, custom cabinets
  • All solid core, oversized doors
  • Unbelievable storage throughout the home including attic space
  • Copper cupola finials
  • Low-voltage ‘evening’ lighting in several main level rooms
  • 6,000 square feet of luxurious, yet livable space, perfect for entertaining
  • Entertainers dream with privacy and serenity 

Built in 2007 with all of the elegance and grandeur of a bygone era, yet inclusive of all the modern conveniences for grand scale entertaining and peaceful living.  Here, the Skyecroft lifestyle is elevated to a status of fine art!  Huge rooms work in concert with a wonderful flow for entertaining and everyday living.  The striking architecture showcases this elegant estate home with classic design of the finest quality and craftsmanship in one of the Charlotte region’s premier gated communities.

This spectacular brick and stone estate in popular Skyecroft provides great views from every room and patio, balcony or terrace access from the great room, keeping room/kitchen, master bedroom, living room and even the dining room!

Modern in style, gracious for living.  The quality and precisely detailed finishes will dazzle even the most discriminating buyer. 

Take the YouTube VIRTUAL (walk-through) tour of this fabulous home.  We know you're going to love it!  Please call Debe Maxwell for an appointment to take a personal tour today!  



Debe Maxwell, CRS, Realtor®/Broker

The Maxwell House Group
1920 E. 7th Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
Mobile:  (704) 491-3310

Fax:       (704) 353-7014

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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Now, that's a gorgeous home that is presented truly professionally, Deb.  Your marketing will sell this home quickly.

Jan 02, 2013 07:58 PM #1
Debbie Cook
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc - Silver Spring, MD
Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate

A detailed and WOW presentation for a really AWESOME WOW Home.  Truly spectacular!  Good job - it's no wonder you were hired to sell this.

Jan 02, 2013 08:25 PM #2
Winston Heverly
Winston Realty, Inc. - Atlantis, FL

Congratulations on another listing opportunity. I hope you have much success and a speedy closing. Listings are a premium in this market, so I also hope it comes with many referrals too.

Jan 02, 2013 09:56 PM #3
Terri Poehler
Realtor - Coral Springs, FL
Coral Springs Real Estate Agent

Debe, this is a magnificent property! And your presentation is well done!

Jan 02, 2013 10:04 PM #4
Lenn Harley
Lenn Harley,, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate - Leesburg, VA
Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland

Love it, love it, love it.  Love everything about it.

Jan 02, 2013 10:53 PM #5
Mike Dobbins
Long Realty - The FOX Group - Cave Creek, AZ
Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Carefree

Good luck with your new listing Debe, hope you get a contract real soon!

Jan 03, 2013 12:01 AM #6
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Gabe, well, THANK YOU!  Not only is this home spectacular but, so are my sellers--they have done a fabulous job preparing this home for the market so, we're certain that this one will sell quickly!  There's just nothing like it on the market and it is stunning from the top to the bottom!

Debbie,  Thanks!  That is so kind of you!  I'm thrilled to have been hired by these sellers as well.

Winston, Thanks so much!  Are supply is WAY down right now so, this one should sell quickly!

Thanks, Terri!  I hope you're doing well!  Happy New Year!

Lenn, SO DO I!  It's just one of those homes that you're instantly attracted to...perfect in every way!

Mike, thanks and so do we!

Jan 03, 2013 09:13 AM #7
Larry Story
Total Care Realty - Greensboro, NC
Total Care Realty, LLC, Greensboro, NC Real Estate


Great listing, your photographer did an awesome job on the pictures.   You are definitely putting the best out there and this should surely get a lot of showings and a buyer soon.

Jan 03, 2013 09:53 PM #8
Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional
Charles Rutenberg Realty - Clearwater, FL
Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor

Debe, this is an awesome home! And your photos are marvelous!!!! Hope you get this one under contract soon!!!

Jan 03, 2013 10:03 PM #9
Wayne Johnson
Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS® - San Antonio, TX
San Antonio REALTOR, San Antonio Homes For Sale

Debe-Three letter word-WOW. Not enough superlatives to cover this. I don't typically buy the argument that something can be presented in such a way that it sells itself. But this is not typical. Impressive in every way.

Jan 04, 2013 02:34 AM #10
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Thanks, Larry!  I'm crazy about my photographer--he makes me shine, let me tell you!  LOL  

Barbara-Jo, thank you!  So do we, believe me!

Wayne, well that's a HUGE compliment!  We do everything that we can for our sellers so that their home has it's best foot forward no matter where you find it!  It's definitely an 'easy' one to market as it most certainly is a WOW house!

Jan 04, 2013 08:33 AM #11
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