The Bailine Estate at 349 N. Summit Drive, one of Lake Keowee’s most desirable addresses, celebrates its breathtaking views of the Georgian mountains on the southwestern side of the lake. This precision crafted custom home was built by Palmer Kisker a renowned Mountain Lake builder with meticulous attention to detail. A circular drive and a gracious front porch welcome guests upon arrival. Open the door and you will be immediately greeted by mountain and lake views! Water is everywhere! Generously sized windows frame incredible water views. This home offers an exceptionally designed open floor plan. Throughout the home you will see fine finishes including custom crown molding, large picture windows, hardwood floors and multiple fireplaces. The foyer flows into the vaulted great room appointed with hardwood floors, a fireplace and custom built-in cabinetry. The great room opens into the kitchen and keeping room which is perfect for both large-scale entertaining and fun-filled family gatherings. The gourmet kitchen is designed for culinary perfection with rich custom cabinetry, a commanding center island, Granite counter tops, walk-in pantry, lighted cupboards and a gorgeous wet bar. The spacious breakfast/sitting room has lots of natural light and windows to enjoy the captivating views. Open to the kitchen, is a bright and light keeping room offering additional stunning views of the emerald waters of Lake Keowee. An upper deck for outdoor entertaining is located off of the keeping room which connects to a lovely screened porch. The private master retreat features a tray ceiling, bay window and large walk-in closets. The luxurious master bath has his/her vanities with a Jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower. Every room you need is located on the main level including a large laundry room with a built-in desk area, a powder room and a private guest room with a full bath. The terrace level of the home features a fireside recreation room with a kitchenette area for ease of entertaining family and lake guests. Leading from the recreation room to the outdoors, there is a deck that is perfect for watching the sun set over Lake Keowee. Additionally, there are 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, an office, exercise room and a spacious storage area. All the bedrooms have amazing views of the lake. Completing this exceptional property is a rare two slip dock with a deck at the lake. The Southwest orientation of the property offers the perfect setup for sunshine, moonlight, and lake breezes- and its generously sized living spaces accommodate intimate family gatherings and large parties with equal ease. Located in the Summit, this one of a kind property has a prime location to Clemson, Seneca, shopping, medical facilities and restaurants. The Bailine estate offers the perfect place to begin building a lifetime of Lake Keowee memories
Community - Seneca
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Seneca is a charming town located along the shore of beautiful Lake Keowee in Upstate South Carolina. Boasting a popular historic district, lakefront homes, and plenty of small-town attractions, Seneca is a wonderful place to call home.
Seneca real estate includes an array of homes ranging in style, size and price point. There are a number of homes in Seneca located along the shore of Lake Keowee, offering breathtaking lake vistas and immediate water access. Seneca homes are typically situated on spacious lots, enjoying the natural beauty of this charming town.
Lifestyle and Attractions
Situated along the southern shore of the sparkling Lake Keowee lies Seneca, a charming town of just over 8,000 residents. The historic downtown area of Seneca features a number of shops, eateries and other local businesses, concentrated in the charming Ram Cat Alley filled with buildings built between the 1880s and 1930s. This narrow 21-building commercial district is filled with character and history, and remains a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.
See a movie at Premiere Seneca Cinema 8 or a production at the Oconee Community Theatre in Seneca. Or explore the great outdoors just outside of town with a visit to Lake Keowee, where you can go skiing, boating, fishing, swimming, or hiking along nearby trails. The historic Lunney House Museum was built in 1906 and features a beautiful Arts & Crafts interior filled with period furnishings. Oconee County Hospital is located in Seneca, providing quality healthcare for residents and those living in surrounding communities.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Seneca is served by the School District of Oconee County, which operates 16 elementary schools, five middle schools, four high schools, and a state-of-the-art career and technology center. Additionally, there are a number of private school options available within the region. While there are no colleges or universities in Seneca, residents may easily access the institutions in nearby Clemson, including Clemson University, Southern Wesleyan University, and Clemson College.
Seneca was originally founded as Seneca City, named for a Native American village in the area and the Seneca River. Seneca was situated at the intersection of the Blue Ridge Railroad and the Atlanta and Charlotte Air Line Railroad, which are now part of the Norfolk Southern Railway. Two engineers for the Air Line Railroad purchased the land from Colonel Brown of Anderson, South Carolina. The land was divided into one-mile lots stemming from a stake driven into the center of the railroad intersection, which marked the center of town. The town held an auction on August 14, 1873 and Seneca City received a charter on March 14, 1874. It wasn’t until 1908 that the town’s name was changed to Seneca.
Seneca became a prominent marketing and shipping point for cotton, and eventually, a passenger terminal, a number of hotels, and a park — now called Norton-Thompson Park — were built near the railroad tracks. Several textile mills were also erected in Seneca and most have since closed their doors.
The town saw significant growth with the construction of Lake Hartwell in 1963, Lake Keowee in 1971, and Lake Jocassee in 1974.
Approximate Distance to:
Anderson: 25.5 Miles
Greenville: 37.5 Miles
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport: 50.5 Miles
- Oconee Memorial Hospital: 2 Miles
- Greenville Hospital: 36 Miles
- Highway 28 S: 1 Mile
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