206 Jocassee Point Road Salem, SC 29676
Custom home a quite cove on Lake Keowee. Lake Keowee is a 17,500 Acre, 26 mile long, 300 foot deep, clear water lake in upper South Carolina. Finest materials used throughout, and exquisite interior design by Postcards from Paris. This 6850 square foot home is everything a retreat should be. The welcoming front porch with European flair front door, opens to see the lake beyond the back windows, Unique Natura Creations French Oak Estate scraped wood flooring creates a bright clean open floor plan. Designer light fixtures in the large dining room and great room (and throughout the whole home), with wood burning stone fireplace. Detailed 12 foot ceilings throughout. The kitchen with its unique granite counter tops and top of the line appliances allow plenty of space to eat at the counter or in the breakfast area overlooking western exposure to Lake Keowee. The Butlers Bar with wine cooler is wonderful for entertaining. Overflow to the expansive covered porch with the Bahama inspired fans. Or escape for morning coffee on the private Breakfast Porch. The main level master suite allows fantastic views of the lake and all the luxuries expected in an en-suite especially the tiled walk in shower and large master closet. Two additional bedrooms with private bathrooms are on the main floor. A guest bath and laundry complete this level. Upstairs there is an additional bedroom, bathroom and bonus room suite. The basement level is such a jewel. There is a sports themed bar, billiard area, bonus room, gathering room, media room with 7 theater chairs (multilevel) all overflow to the covered patio. But this basement also provides a beautiful office for those who wish to work from home. Plus there is a Poker/Cigar Room with its own exhaust system. And finally there are two additional bedrooms with a bathroom to complete the layout. The basement has its own wood burning fireplace. And then you can walk down the very gentle slope via the fieldstone path to the covered dock with lift, storage box and lots of deck space. With 99 feet of lake front in a very quite cove away from the boat traffic, it is easy to relax in the Adirondack chairs and watch the sun set. The home also features a six camera security system, Central Vacuum and two oversized garage bays. You will appreciate the designer touches throughout this home. This is a must see if you want to be on the lake and you want your privacy. It is move in ready and many of the furnishings and sporting equipment are negotiable.
Listing Brokerage NameBHHS C Dan Joyner - Pelham
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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