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The Reserve At Masonboro, near Wilmington, NC

Located on the banks of Hewlett's Creek, The Reserve at Masonboro near Wilmington, N.C. is Logan Construction and Development's premier community.

photo of swimming poolThe 21-acre tract, formerly owned by the Efird family and originally used for farming and fishing, has been developed with a strong commitment to preserving the natural environment. Walking trails wind among magnificent live oaks, swaying palmettos and graceful pines alive with native wildlife such as egrets, wood storks and fox squirrels, and, in addition to Hewlett's Creek's wetlands, five acres have been set aside for green space and common areas.

"What makes The Reserve at Masonboro such a unique opportunity is that homeowners can enjoy waterfront property without owning a waterfront lot or having to pay waterfront prices," Mary Rusher, on-site agent for Logan Real Estate, commented. One unique amenity offered at The Reserve is the special events lawn. Located near the pool and clubhouse, it provides the perfect setting for a Sunday afternoon touch football game.

The Reserve at Masonboro clubhouse has been designed as a 1930s-styled pavilion and provides a spectacular view of Hewlett's Creek and the rest of the community. The water view at The Reserve at Masonboro3,000-square-foot building has a full-service kitchen and an indoor stone fireplace and is surrounded by screened and open porches. With its tin roof, cedar-shake siding and exposed rafters, residents experience a real sense of déjà vu.

The clubhouse is open to all residents and is the perfect spot for baby showers, wedding receptions and graduation parties. The Reserve at Masonboro includes a charming freshwater pond along with a pier extending into Hewlett's Creek, great for the family fisherman. For the sports fisherman looking for more of a challenge, the Atlantic Ocean, the Cape Fear River and the Intracoastal Waterway are only minutes away.

"The amenities are what set us apart. It's only a short walk from anywhere in the development to the pool, clubhouse and pier. And the views of the marsh and creek from the clubhouse and pool are amazing," Rusher said.

Residents of The Reserve at Masonboro enjoy the safety and security of a peaceful and secluded enclosed neighborhood, while the necessities of life, such as shopping and medical facilities, are nearby. Downtown historic Wilmington is just a short drive away and offers a plethora of big city amenities, such as fine dining establishments and cultural attractions. Spending the day at one of the area's sugar-spun beaches or enjoying an afternoon of windsurfing or sailing certainly are enticing options for residents of The Reserve at Masonboro.

Meticulous seasonal landscaping, which fronts The Reserve's entrance, is showcased throughout the community. The Reserve at Masonboro has been designed to give residents the opportunity to connect with one another through common areas, neighborhood sidewalks and homes designed with courtyards that invite neighbors to stop and visit.

Forty-five home sites are spaciously centered on 16 acres, each home featuring distinctive coastal touches such as covered front porches with columns, rear screened porches and functional shutters. Prospective homeowners can choose from among four home plans, and all of them can be customized with options such as sunrooms and finished rooms over the garage.

"Buyers start with one of our outstanding plans and then are able to personalize it to their individual style," Rusher pointed out.

The four basic plans were chosen because they can easily fit a wide variety of lifestyles, from newlyweds to growing families to retirees looking to downsize.

All four plans include three bedrooms, two full baths, a separate formal dining room and an optional finished room over the garage. The Heron, Pelican and Sanderling models come standard with a living room fireplace with gas logs and a breakfast nook off the kitchen. The Little Egret model can be built to include a breakfast nook and/or enclosed sunroom. Hardwood floors, chair rail and wainscoting in the dining room, 9-foot ceilings, gas hot water heaters and cultured marble vanities and tile floors in all the baths are just a few of the additional special features included in all four floor plans. Homeowners are able to personalize by choosing their own paint colors and counter tops and choosing among hardwood, tile and carpet flooring. Cottages at The Reserve at Masonboro are built with a two-car side-loading garage, adding to the neighborhood curb appeal. All four plans can be finished in all brick or brick and shake siding and some with complementing shutters.

Prices start in the mid $200,000s and include the lot, front and side yard sodding, an underground irrigation system, shrubs and bushes and a concrete driveway and walkways.

In today's busy world, time is at a premium, and The Reserve at Masonboro homeowners would rather spend their leisure hours with family and friends than on home and yard maintenance. With that in mind, The Reserve includes complete yard maintenance as part of the amenities. Add to that the maintenance free brick or brick and shake facades, vinyl shutters and vinyl exterior cornices and The Reserve at Masonboro is the perfect community for homeowners seeking a more relaxed lifestyle.

The Reserve at Masonboro offers the best of both worlds. A true neighborhood with a sense of community - reminiscent of days gone by when neighbors knew and looked out for one another - nestled amid a pristine natural setting overlooking a calm and picturesque flowing creek, with modern 21st century conveniences only minutes from the main entrance.

Logan Construction and Development believes in "developing communities. constructing homes... building dreams" and no where is that more evident than at The Reserve at Masonboro.