Welcome to privacy and serenity in this exquisite custom home on the pristine waters of Lake Keowee. The deep water cove just off of the main channel is a nature-lovers and fishing paradise. As you descend the driveway, you will be impressed with the home’s architecture including newly stained wood and trim surfaces, smooth river rock surrounding the foundation, as well as the lovely landscaped, terraced yard for optimal drainage. Entering the foyer, the soaring post and beam great room and copper ceilings are sure to catch your eye. The stone fireplace and area for showcasing your prized art are just two of the unique features this home boasts. Peer through the back doors to take in the covered deck that extends from one end of the home to the master bedroom. The gourmet cook’s kitchen has extensive light cherry cabinetry, gleaming Thermador appliances, a walk-in pantry and desk area. The dining area opens to a side porch with a second fireplace. The large screened porch includes Eze Breeze vertical track windows for your year-round polen-free enjoyment. This home’s lovely hardwood floors extend into the master wing with vaulted ceilings, double vanity master bath with soaking tub and triple head shower. Above the garage you will find a guest suite with full bath, closet and kitchenette which can be accessed without stepping outdoors. Descend to the lower level where you will find a third fireplace, another kitchenette, and two additional water facing master suites. Each of your guests or family members will feel at home in their own private space for relaxing. The fourth over-sized bedroom could easily be used as a game room/bunk area. The house has several additional rooms that could be made into office and/or exercise rooms and oodles of storage for your lake toys. The lower level deck and patio make the outdoor living extensive. Exiting the house you will find easy access to the lake, the fire pit terrace, and covered newly stained dock. This immaculate property is conveniently located in the southern part of Cliffs Falls South making the drive shorter to town and the many amenities the Cliffs offers. Make this home your own and you have the opportunity to enjoy natural parks & trails, the clubhouse and golf course, the wellness center and tennis complex and the never-ending beauty of Lake Keowee.
Community - Salem
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Salem is a small town located along Scenic Highway 11 in Oconee County, South Carolina. With a total radius of 0.8 square miles, Salem lies in between Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee. Salem was originally established as a lumber town but is now known for its gorgeous golf courses and luxurious residential neighborhoods.
Real Estate in Salem
Oconee County is often a top choice for retirees and members of the senior population because of the low real estate costs and laid-back lifestyle. With the third lowest property taxes in South Carolina, Oconee County offers a high quality of life perfect for residents of all ages. If you are looking for a mountain-lake cottage with miles of pristine lake views or a luxurious home with a golf course setting, look no further than Salem, SC.
Lifestyle and Attractions
The Oconee lifestyle offers lake living, charming downtowns, outdoor experiences, main street shopping, endless waterfalls, and a full calendar of community festivals and events. Known as the “golden corner” of the state, Oconee ounty boasts a beautiful backdrop of the blue ridge mountains. Lake Keowee, Lake Jocassee, and Lake Hartwell provide tens of thousands of acres of adventure for visitors and residents.
The many museums throughout the county highlight different aspects of Salem’s history including the Museum of the Cherokee of South Carolina and the Lunney House.
Enjoy dozens of markets and festivals offered year-round. Weekly farmers markets, music festivals, holiday celebrations, and parades fill the calendar and ensure that residents and visitors feel plugged-in and connected to the community.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Salem’s close proximity to Clemson University, Southern Wesleyan University, and the Oconee campus of Tri County Technical College offer residents the opportunity to attend year-round sporting events, participate in continuing education classes, and engage in cultural experiences.
The School District of Oconee County encompasses 29 schools. Comprised of public, private, charter, and christian schools, the district has a total of over 10,000 students.
The name Keowee comes from Cherokee word meaning ‘Place of the Mulberries’. During the American Revolution, the Cherokee lost favor with their former British allies resulting in the Cherokee War between the Cherokees and the South Carolina militia. The war ended with the Cherokees pursuing peace by giving up nearly all their land in South Carolina. Many Cherokee artifacts can be found in the local museums throughout Oconee County.
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