Playful, lakefront home of former MLB All-Star asks $4.8M for 148 acre estate

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Former MLB All-Star Ray Durham, who graduated from Charlotte’s Harding High, has listed a (148 acre) Field of Dreams type home.

This lakefront hideaway estate is about 20 miles from uptown.

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  • List: $4,800,000. Kimberly Young and Valerie Mitchener of HM Properties have the listing. Photos courtesy of HM Properties. Contact the agents or view the complete listing here.
  • Location: 199 Lake Road, Stanley (Gaston County), 28164
  • Specs: 5 beds, 5 full baths, 2 half baths, 7,140 sq. ft., 148 acres
  • Noted features: Rustic cabin-inspired with stone and wood paneling throughout; lakefront, private pond, pier, home theater, finished basement; outdoor entertaining includes pool with hot tub and cabana with kitchen

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Ray Durham is a noted alumni of Charlotte’s Harding University High, then known as Harry P. Harding High School, where he was a standout on the football and baseball teams.

Durham graduated in 1990 and entered the minor leagues. Durham officially joined the majors in 1995 with the Chicago White Sox.

He spent seven years with the Chicago White Sox, followed by career stops with the Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants and Milwaukee Brewers.

The two-time All-Star retired from the MLB in 2008.

There’s a lot to love about this property, including the use of stone and wood, which give a cozy hideaway feeling to the huge space. I like how there’s plenty of entertainment areas but also tree-lined seclusion and quiet.

Spending part of retirement in a luxury log cabin where even the pool has river rocks — may we all be so lucky.

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And with 148 acres, there’s plenty of room for the next owner to add a mystical cornfield and ballpark.

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Kimberly Young and Valerie Mitchener of HM Properties have the listing. Photos courtesy of HM Properties. Contact the agents or view the complete listing here

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