Have you been waiting for the perfect Lake Keowee water front house with a gentle slope, on the west side of the lake, close to medical and shopping to become available? Your wait is over. 6 bedroom and a flex room currently used as a bunk room plus 6 ½ baths can accommodate large and small gatherings. The floor plan of the house is open spaces, large rooms. minimal hallways, and such an easy flow that it makes lake living so awesome, you'll be happy to do all of your Zoom Meetings from here. From the front door entry into the oversized foyer, you will immediately see through the French doors and capture the view of the wide open water, large grassy area next to the paved cart on the easy slope to your private dock and 2 jet ski ports. Look to your right, and there will be an enormous custom cement table and chairs that convey with the home. Walk into the family room with tall ceilings, gas fireplace and an inviting outdoor deck that faces west to ensure any evening meals are out of the heat of the afternoon sun. Want a little weather protection? Just use the remote controlled awning to provide immediate shade on the upper deck. To the right of the family room is one of the 2 master suites with another fireplace, large master bath and of course, a view of the lake to make sure the first thing you see in the morning is the lake that provides you that peaceful feeling. The kitchen is ideal for multiple cooks or buffet dining. One of the 2 laundry rooms and a half bath are next to the main level kitchen and convenient to the garage entry. On the opposite side of the house, two more bedrooms and 2 baths round out the main floor. On the lower level, there is a 2nd kitchen that has abundant storage and a wide counter area to keep the interaction going between the lower level family/recreation room and the kitchen area. One wall in the lower family room provides the 3rd fireplace and another wall provides non-stop glass to ensure you capture that lake view. There is another master bedroom and bath suite downstairs, 2 more bedrooms and a flex room that is currently used as a bunk room. The private back yard has a gentle slope, rip rap shoreline, and a covered dock complete with the new stair entry type of ladder from the dock to the water, 2 jet ski ports and a cement stairway from the shoreline to the water. Sellers are requesting 45 days to close in order to have time to more the furniture, etc. If you'd like to close earlier, it's do-able if you'd like to buy the furnishings too. Notes: the house was originally sold as a 3 bath house. The prior owners added more bedrooms and baths by completing the lower level, but did not update the septic. The current owners have never had any issue with the septic tank, but they have received a new septic permit and plan on updating the septic system for the 6 bathroom configuration prior to closing. The Southern Living house plans are available. Per the Sellers, high speed fiber for Uverse is available at the curb in front of the house. Transferable termite bond exists. Inventory is low, especially for lake houses with gentle slopes and 7-minute access to the hospital, medical facilities, grocery stores and restaurants. Grab this one now so you can enjoy the lake and have city-like infrastructure too.
Community - Walhalla
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Walhalla is a quaint town situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains foothills just west of Greenville. With a charming downtown, historic homes, and convenient lake access, Walhalla is a wonderful place to visit and call home.
There are a variety of homes for sale in Walhalla, which is primarily a residential community. Many Walhalla homes have large, pristine lots with canopies of trees overhead. Walhalla real estate is relatively more affordable when compared to larger cities nearby.
Lifestyle and Attractions
Walhalla is a charming small town nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is situated in the Blue Ridge Escarpment, an area of transition between mountains and piedmont. Walhalla is the county seat of Oconee County. With an estimated population just over 4,000, this tight-knit community comes together with a myriad of annual events, including the annual Walhalla Oktoberfest, which honors the town’s rich German heritage dating back to the mid-1800s.
Walhalla hosts stunning historic houses, churches, and shops, all situated along beautiful tree-lined streets. With Lake Keowee and the expansive Nantahala National Forest nearby, there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation within reach. The area is dotted with sparkling waterfalls, including Yellow Branch Falls, Isaqueena Falls, and Station Cove Falls, all of which are located just up the road from Walhalla. Highway 28 South runs through town, which provides convenient access to larger cities such as Greenville and Anderson, which are approximately 46 and 38 miles away, respectively.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Walhalla is served by the School District of Oconee County, which operates 10 elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, and three specialized schools. A few of the schools are located in Walhalla, including Walhalla Elementary School, Walhalla Middle School, and Walhalla School. Walhalla has a handful of private school options as well, such as Faith Christian School. While there are no institutions of higher learning in Walhalla, residents may easily access Clemson University, which is approximately 15 miles away in Clemson.
Walhalla was originally a settlement of German immigrants who left Hamburg, Germany and Bavaria. They first arrived in Charleston and were still in search of a place they could call home. A group of men, including General John A. Wagener, Claus Bullwinkel, John C. Henckel, Jacob Schroder, and Christopher F. Seeba, purchased 17,859 acres of land for $27,000 from Reverend Joseph Grisham of West Union. There are plenty of buildings in Walhalla listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Ellicott Rock, Keil Farm, Oconee Station and Richards House, St. John's Lutheran Church, Stumphouse Tunnel Complex, and Walhalla Graded School.
Approximate Distance to:
Greenville: 46 Miles
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport: 59.5 Miles
- Oconee Memorial Hospital: 7 Miles
- Baptist Easley Hospital: 32.5 Miles
- Highway 28 S: 0 Miles
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