BEAUTIFUL home in the highly desirable ESSEX section of CAROLINA BAY. The 1st floor has gorgeous WOOD floors throughout, a gas FIREPLACE, formal dining room & a guest bedroom with FULL bath. The real HEART of this LIKE NEW home is the gorgeous GOURMET KITCHEN with GAS cooktop, DOUBLE wall ovens, GRANITE counters, upgraded cabinets w/pullouts & lazy Susan, brushed nickel fixtures and tile backsplash. The 2nd floor has 3 bedrooms, including the master bedroom suite which has its own PORCH. This home is SOUTHERN LIVING at it's finest - imagine drinking your sweet tea on one of the TWO front porches or on the SCREENED porch overlooking the woods to the rear of this property. The neighborhood features THREE community POOLS, a PARK, a PLAYGROUND, a DOG PARK and tons of walking/running trails. ***Best of all, LIST price is $21,000 LESS than the APPRAISED value from 10/20/17 (Appraised at $411,000 at that time).