Architectural details, incredible craftsmanship and charm make this home a spectacular find on Lake Keowee. Custom designed and quality built by Dave Arnold. Upon entrance, you are greeted by soaring vaulted ceilings with rich wood beams and a warm fireside great room. The great room is open to the dining room and chef's kitchen that is highlighed by a commanding center island, Granite countertops, cozy breakfast room, built-in desk area and stainless steel appliances. This lake home is ideal for entertaining family and friends. The great room flows into the sunroom featuring large windows enhancing the panoramic beauty of Lake Keowee in the background. A private master suite on the main level is beautifully appointed with built-in bookshelves and a massive walk-in closet. The spa-like master bath is amazing with a huge walk-in shower, exquisite walls surrounded by designer tile, a separate deep soaking tub and the ceiling is decorated with tongue and groove rich wood. Additionally, the home has an elevator for easy access between the two levels of living. The terrace level includes another great room with a iron cast fireplace, kitchenette and a recreation room that has expansive windows to take advantage of more incredible views of Lake Keowee. Two private guest bedrooms, a full bath and a 22' x 21' workshop complete the lower living area. Storage is abundant. Sensational outdoor space includes a gentle path to the covered dock on DEEP water, a waterfront deck and a circular paved patio providing the perfect place to gather around a fire pit down by the lake. A backdrop of stunning mountain vistas can be seen from the dock and deck. Extraordinary lake home that is filled with fine finishes! A true treasure!
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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