Exquisite custom waterfront home located on the desirable leisure trail in Keowee Key. Built in 2007, this newer home was designed to highlight the stunning lake views from almost every room in the house. Fabulous features include hardwood floors throughout the main level, Granite counter tops, upscale appliances, 9+ foot ceilings, bull nosed corners and extensive millwork and mouldings. The outside entertaining space is amazing with two decks connected by a walkway designed to take advantage of the sparkling lake views. The main level features an office/guest bedroom with a Murphy bed for extra guests with a full bath. There is also an elegant master retreat with a spa-like bath, dining room and great room with a double-sided fireplace that flows into the sunroom. The sunroom is the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or evening beverage while admiring the beautiful lake views. A chef's kitchen is complete with a commanding center island, Granite counters, gas cooktop, custom cabinetry and upscale appliances. The terrace level offers another gathering room for friends and family with sliding doors that lead out into the spacious covered patio. This space is fabulous for additional outdoor lake living. There are two additional private guest bedrooms with two full baths. Storage is abundant. Lastly, this home has an on demand propane powered back-up generator. Every need has been considered from grand gatherings to personal time. Everything has been thoughtfully updated for today's sophisticated living.
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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