521 N Flagship Drive Salem, SC 29676
Location, location, location! On the premier lot in a quiet, deep-water cove, this home affords lake and mountain views! The dock offers your family easy and immediate access to lake living. Understated quality throughout. Slider doors and multiple decks comprise the entire back of the house on both levels, maximizing access and the great views from almost every room in the house. Hardwood floors throughout the living space make this an easy to care for home. The main living space focuses on the views and the outdoor spaces, with a formal living room and dining room. The informal part of the main floor is an open plan, with kitchen, breakfast area and family room, flanked by a side porch and grilling porch. The large eat-in kitchen has new appliances, lots of counter space and cabinets for storage and joins a spacious laundry room with oversized storage. The large main level master bedroom is a tranquil space with private lake views and a slider door to the back deck. The master bath includes a large jet tub, walk-in shower, and double sinks. Generous his & hers closets complete this wonderful owners’ space. The lower level contains a large rec room, complete with a mini-fridge and sink, three full bedrooms, and a full bathroom. Oversized closets in the bedrooms, including a walk-in cedar closet room speak to the thoughtful convenience of usable storage available in this house. To top this off, a large utility and storage room runs the length of the house, and is perfect for all your lake gear!
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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