Only 20 minutes North from Wilmington just off I- 40 is a hidden secret... LAZY J RANCH. This private equestrian facility is perfect for any type of riding or training. Located down a private ½ mile drive with a tree lined canopy is a 35-acre retreat. On site is a 49X39 custom horse barn, which includes 5 working stalls, a heated and cooled feed and tack room., hot and cold- wash rack and concrete center aisle. Stalls include mat flooring, corner fans, tongue and grove walls, Dutch door outside access, overhang covered porches. Each stall front is black iron with tongue and grove accents, the Yoke front door is a sliding roller system with aisle feed access. Mudd room is heated and cooled including a half bath. This area allows private entry into the upstairs two-bedroom custom residence. This open floor plan design brings the outdoor woodland setting indoors. Galley style kitchen with stainless appliances, barn door pantry, granite counters, tile back splash accent. Living area with dormer accents, informal dining area that leads out to the 12X16 viewing deck over-looking one of the horse pastures. This area is perfect for outdoor entertainment or simply relaxing after a hard day on the farm. The master suite has ensuite access to the full bath with dual sinks, granite counter, custom oversize tiled walk-in shower. The spacious guest room has dormer access with lots of light and over size walk-in closet. There is approximately 5 acres of fenced pasture with 3 rail fences, running sheds and water. Onsite 1 acre pond with additional coastal hay fields perfect for riding, additional pasture or the perfect pond front site for any single-family home. The utility barn is a 3-sided 48x24 structure with barn door access. Quarter mile loping lane, multiple trails and 50 plus foot paneled round pen convenient to barn.