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Stunning Wakefield Home in Dunleith Subdivision

This custom-built home has the best lot with a private view and a ton of upgrades in the Wakefield neighborhood!

Key Details: 12461 Richmond Run Dr., Raleigh NC 27614 | 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 1 partial bath | 4343 sf | $624,900 | MLS 1936476


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Homeowner says…

This custom built home is located in the Dunleith subdivision of Wakefield Plantation. It is the perfect executive home with many upgrades throughout. The 4343 square foot 2 story transitional brick and stone home has distinguishable unique craftsmanship that makes this home one of a kind.

When you enter you are greeted by an impressive two story foyer featuring a beautiful curved staircase with wrought iron railings and a motorized chandelier that makes it easy to clean and change light bulbs. Both the living room and the dining room have arched doorways, wainscoting and beautiful trim work. The dining room features a trey ceiling.


This home has a first floor bedroom with a full bath that can be used as an office or mother-in-law suite. The home has extensive detailed trim-work, crown-molding and gorgeous 3 inch plantation shutters. Hardwood floors are throughout the first floor except in the kitchen and entry way which feature designer tile.

The openness of the kitchen and family room make this home a perfect choice for a large and busy family or for those that love to entertain. A large gas log fireplace surrounded by granite centers the family room. There is a beautiful arched wall with columns that lead into the kitchen area.

The kitchen is a chef’s dream featuring an over-sized island with a stainless steel gas range. There is a unique, working gas fireplace in the kitchen that is sure to be a gathering spot for some conversation and good times. Granite counter-tops and beautiful 42 inch two designer color cabinetry, stainless steel appliances including a double oven, microwave and a raised dishwasher that is easy on the back are also features of this grand kitchen. There is also a spacious walk-in pantry and a butler’s pantry with a granite counter-top and stainless steel sink that is ready to serve your guests.


The breakfast area leads out to a large screened in porch with an exotic fan that is a perfect place to relax with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine.

The view is very private with a wooded lot that backs up to a natural area. When you exit the screened porch you are on the main deck area that has a privacy fence. Outside, the back yard is fenced in and features a beautiful patio with a stone fireplace, the perfect place for gathering with family and friends.



The luxurious master suite is not to be missed and includes a trey ceiling, marble fireplace and an adjacent owners retreat that can be used to relax in after a hard day. It could also be used as an exercise room.The master bathroom has a whirlpool tub surrounded by marble and another gas log fireplace!


This home has 2 bedrooms that are joined by a Jack and Jill full bath and a third bedroom across from the master with another full bath.  There is also a bonus room with a wet bar.  Continuing upstairs, you’ll find the unfinished attic space; it could be completed as a teen suite or another master suite option. The home is immaculately landscaped with a 20 plant rose garden to enjoy.



Brand New Roof – March 2014


Garbage Pick up Day: Wednesday

Recycle Day: Wednesday

In The Neighborhood: Homeowner Perspective of Wakefield



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