17 Smooth Sailor Court Salem, SC 29676
Welcome to 17 Smooth Sailor Court located on the shores of beautiful Lake Keowee in Keowee Key, the original gated golf, tennis, and pickleball community in the Lake Keowee area. One of the most loved amenities is the exclusive waterfront walking trail that gently winds around the North Gate shoreline. Keowee Key offers a desirable and sought after lifestyle. The Blue Ridge Mountains, the numerous waterfalls and hiking trails are the perfect day trip from your new home on Lake Keowee. Bright and light, your eyes will be drawn to the floor-to-ceiling window in the Great Room. The open floor-plan incorporates the Great room with the kitchen, dining room, the 3-season porch and grilling deck adding to the ease of entertaining. The main level Master Bedroom suite features a wonderful walk-in-closet and spacious private bath. A second guest bedroom and full bath will easily accommodate your visitors. You may live entirely on the main level! The lower level is ideal for guests, extended family, gathering for game day, hobbies, and workshop space. The rec room offers the perfect entertaining space once you have finished your day down at your covered dock. The bedrooms, full baths, and workshop/hobby room complete the living space on the lower level. The tram is a convenient ride to your dock! Load up your cooler as well and be whisked to your covered dock on deep water and a quiet cove just a few homes off of the main channel. The home features Trex decking recently installed, Kraft-Made maple cabinets in the kitchen, a large walk-in pantry, main-level laundry room that with ample cabinets and storage, solid wood doors, wrought iron and wood railing leading to the lower level, a custom closet system in the Master closet, cedar closet, workshop or hobby room leading to the exterior, the doors are 36" wide, and both HVAC systems have been replaced within the past 5 years (one was replaced approximately 3 years ago).
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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