320 Knollwood Drive Salem, SC 29676
Warm and welcoming custom designed waterfront home with exceptional wide and long views of Lake Keowee and distant mountains. This 5 bedroom, 5 baths craftsman home has the double benefit of being located close to the clubhouse and community amenities and the rear gate for easy access/egress to nearby towns for shopping and dining. Upon entering the main level, you will immediately be drawn to the wall of windows and the panoramic views overlooking Lake Keowee. The main level features a private master suite with great lake views and a second guest suite along with an open floor plan kitchen and living area for family entertainment. The kitchen features a large island with accompanying side island for family and guest engagement, Viking appliances with gas cooktop and griddle, double ovens, twin Bosch dishwashers and two walk in pantries (one that can be converted and equipped for future elevator if needed…pad in place). A large laundry room with significant cabinetry storage leads to steps to a large private guest suite over the garage. Off the kitchen you will find a screened porch with fireplace perfect for quiet time, reading or just enjoying a warm fire and the views. Downstairs you will find the recreation room, a wet bar area equipped with ice machine, refrigerator and display cabinetry, an additional private bedroom suite, and a 5th bedroom (great lake view) with shared hallway bath, a second laundry room, a large bonus room that can be used for an office, exercise room, or bunk room and multiple storage areas including a golf cart/lake toys garage with double door exterior access. Take the golf cart to the waterfront via the beautifully landscaped boulder walls and stone paver path and enjoy expansive views from the fully equipped dock with water, electricity, lift and jet ski ports. Enjoy a relaxing happy hour with great views of the lake and mountains from the firepit or hot tub on the lower-level patio. The tasteful landscaping and flat access from the road to the large motor court with ample parking makes a pleasing first impression. The home is equipped with many features including a 17kw generator, lightning suppression system, supplemental steam shower system, and radon mitigation system. The exterior of the home was recently painted, new mulch installed, and the hot tub serviced. A whole house prelisting inspection was completed, and items addressed including radon mitigation installation.
Listing Brokerage NameJustin Winter Sotheby's Intl.
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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