Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Spring 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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50 Spring 2019 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine "kids rec room," where the ceiling reaches 20 feet at its pinnacle, a distinctive feature when witnessed from the outdoors. It is the outdoors that are perhaps best experienced from the sunroom, which comes to a point facing south. "Welcome to my room," Teresa Hale said of the sun-filled space. is being the South, Hale notes that the overhang just outside extends an atypical 4 feet outward. "You get more indirect light," he said. Step outside, and the deck overlooks what was long ago the No. 1 hole of the old Wake Forest County Club, a greenway now sport- ing sizable trees. e deck railing is not of the usual variety. "I didn't want to see the pick- ets. I wanted to see the yard. is is a win- dow screen. … ey sort of disappear (visu- ally)." Back inside, a "troll cave" tucked under- neath a stairway is today home to a child's doll and a pair of stuffed canine pets, but was once a hideaway for daughter Katherine's Barbie, even a place for TV watching. "Kids gravitate to that space," he said. With the Hale children grown, there still might be more childhood memories to be had, though. "We're really ready to down- size," Hale said. "Lots of memories. … I'll really be happy for some other family to build memories here." PHOTOGRAPHS BY BOB KARP A print of Winslow Homer's masterpiece "Breezing Up (A Fair Wind)" — over the living room fireplace — is a hint of the family's sailing heritage. The home's under- the-staircase "troll cave," left, is a favorite children's spot.

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