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Unique Communities Open Homes in Encore Public Viewing posted Sep 2, 2007  


Oceanfront panache and European styling take center stage in Extravaganza Open Home Tour – September 8-9 in Cornelius


Cornelius, NC – Developer DP Wright Investments will be showcasing its two Lake Norman luxury communities with an Extravaganza of Homes Showcase event featuring homes under construction and available for purchase, as well as homes open by private owners for viewing.   Wright’s Emerald Cove and Joy’s Serenity Point will host the weekend event on Saturday and Sunday, September 8th and 9th, 12 – 5 p.m. each day.

Wright’s Emerald Cove, located off of Bethel Church Road, brings Old World charm and New World amenities into enchanting reality with European styled homes reminiscent of the countryside of Italy, Spain, England, and France.  Four homes will be showcased ranging in value from $874,000 to 892,000, including one home graciously opened for public tour by a private owner.


Joy’s Serenity Point, located off of Nantz Road, brings the best of Pacific and Atlantic oceanfront living to the lake with homes designed for casual elegance and tranquility. Four homes at various stages from foundation and framing to near completion are being showcased at this unique coastal-inspired community ranging in price from $799,000 to 1,975,000. 

Homes featured in the showcase, which are available for purchase include:

20630 Queensdale Drive/Wright’s Emerald Cove – Zande Homes, Inc.
French Country influences of brick and stone on a generously wooded lot. Four bedroom, 3-1/2 bath includes spacious main-level master suite, two fireplaces with great room and  office/library. Other features include large covered rear terrace, custom kitchen with antique glazed cabinetry, granite and tumbled stone back splash, and 4” white oak hardwood, and upscale designer fixtures throughout. Priced at $874,000, the 4,107 s.f. home offers an additional 475 s.f. unfinished space and plenty of room for a pool in the back on its .731 acre lot.

20500 Queensdale Drive/Wright’s Emerald Cove - Tom Stevenson Building Co.
French Country at its finest featuring a flower trellis entry into a private courtyard leading to the impressive metal front door. Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors, custom wood cabinets, main-level master for a total of four bedrooms and 4-1/2 baths. Other features include: office/bonus room; butlers pantry; and unique, open ceilings for added character.  Covered rear terrace and two car garage with detached single car garage, plus total lawn and irrigation package. On a .52 acre lot, this 3,652 s.f. home is currently priced at $878,200

20422 Queensdale Drive/Wright’s Emerald Cove - Tom Stevenson Building Co.
Brick, field stone, and stucco combined for charming Tudor appeal with a covered rear terrace and custom mahogany front door. Red oak flooring and stone profile fireplace in main living area, custom cabinets and granite tops throughout, main-level master plus three bedrooms and 4-1/2 baths, finished bonus room, three-car garage and total lawn and irrigation package. Currently priced at $892,000, this 4,337 s.f. home is situated on a .46 acre lot.

18918 Serenity Point Lane/Joy’s Serenity PointZande Homes, Inc.
Charleston influences define this home with Hardiplank siding, double front porch with a water view, finely crafted metal roof, hi-tech designer features, granite countertops, elegant tile influences, and three-car garage. Open floor plan includes four bedrooms and 3-1/2 baths with a main-level master suite. Priced at $830,000, this 3,906 s.f. home is situated on a .5 acre lot.

19006 Serenity Point Lane/Joy’s Serenity PointDavid Dibble Custom Homes
Inspired by the luxury homes of Nantucket, highlights include spacious covered porches, a two-car and one-car garage, four bedrooms, 3-1/2 baths, a breakfast sunroom, lower level master suite, bonus room, and a space with vaulted ceiling for a possible in-home office. This 4,410 s.f. home is priced at $799,000, and is expected to be completed in November of 2007.

19123 Serenity Point Lane/Joy’s Serenity PointDavid Dibble Custom Homes
In the framing stages, this home was inspired by estates on the northeast Atlantic coast. The 5,605 s.f. waterfront home features a front porch and rear covered terrace, formal and informal gathering areas, four bedrooms, five baths, a separate guest suite, and a three-car garage. Priced at $1,975,000, floor plans and a rendering will be available at the event for further review. 

19015 Serenity Point Lane/Joy’s Serenity PointThe Hoke Company, Inc.
In its foundation stage, this two-story coastal island-inspired home features a HardieShingle™ siding with Bermuda style shutters. Highlights of its design include: double covered balconies, a master suite and second bedroom on the main level, large bonus room with loft and second kitchen, an oversized three-car garage, and magnificent metal roof. A total of four bedrooms and four full baths with two half baths, this 4,485 s.f. home is priced at $1,100,000 on .5 acre lot to be completed by April 2008.



Homes not available for purchase, but open for public viewing include:

20521 Queensdale Drive
/Wright’s Emerald CoveBernard Builders, LLC
Mediterranean architectural style with second-level terrace, covered verandah on basement level, a three-car courtyard garage, and sensational outdoor living space, plus plenty of room for a pool on its .7 acre lot.  Interior features include two-story great room with fireplace, main-level master suite, three secondary suites with full baths, and spacious gourmet kitchen with European stainless steel appliances. Other features include laundry rooms on first and second levels, whole house audio and security system, and an unfinished walk-out basement for future recreation area, wine cellar, wet bar, and exercise room. The home is 6,104 s.f. with 2,391 s.f. unfinished. This stunning home is the debut home on the lake for Bernard Builders, LLC.


Wright’s Emerald Cove features 26 homesites ranging in size from approximately half an acre up to 1.4 acres. Spec and custom homes are being offered in a price range of $820,000 to up over $2 million. The community features a centrally located gathering place with naturalized areas as well as a meandering professionally landscaped garden pathway with decorative benches. There are also homesites available for custom built homes starting at $150,000. Prestigious Builders in the community include Bernard Builders LLC, Grainda Builders, Inc., David Dibble Custom Homes, Tom Stevenson Building Co., Inc., and Zande Homes, Inc.


Joy’s Serenity Point is located off of Nantz Road in Cornelius. The community enjoys a private cove across from Ramsey Creek Park offering 20 prime lakefront and wooded homesites ranging in size from half an acre to .86 acres.  The architectural theme of the homes focuses on bringing the best in design features of Pacific, Atlantic and Caribbean oceanfront estates into the community. Ranging from $800,000 up to $2 million, the homes will offer the appealing characteristics that give homes along the coast their casual charm. Prestigious Builders in the community include David Dibble Custom Homes, The Hoke Company, Inc., and Zande Builders, Inc.


More information about Joy’s Serenity Point or Wright’s Emerald Cove, including upcoming Open House Extravaganza weekends, can be obtained by going to each community’s website at or 


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Renderings and images available upon request.

Wright's Emerald Cove
DP Wright Investments
Phone: 704-892-0434
Fax: 866-449-5608