Located on a quiet cul-de-sac behind the second security gate, this feng shui-inspired home overlooks a scenic lagoon teaming with wildlife and is a 5 to max 10 minute walk to the pristine beaches of Kiawah Island. You walk by a fountain and enter the front of our home through a lovely tiled foyer with glass cabinets featuring collectibles. To your left, the foyer leads to a large bright and airy kitchen with high-end brand new stainless steel appliances, including a gas cooktop and subzero refrigerator, illuminated by windows and skylights with granite countertops, a breakfast bar, and large dining table adjacent to an outdoor deck with an additional dining table and benches. The first floor also has a den with a trey ceiling, that opens to the screen porch overlooking the lagoon; a great room, with a high vaulted ceiling, lots of windows, a fireplace, and new flat screen TV, that opens to a deck overlooking the lagoon; a screen porch -- ideal for relaxing and enjoying morning coffee or an afternoon drink; three decks; and a separate laundry room that also opens to the front of the house near the outdoor shower and the two car garage. The first floor master bedroom has a king size bed, flat screen TV, private bath with double sinks, jacuzzi and separate shower, two walk in closets and connects to a deck overlooking the lagoon. The other two bedrooms on the first floor are to your right when you enter our home. They are on the other side of the house from the master bedroom providing guests with privacy. They feature queen beds, two closets each, bathrooms (one shared, one private) and one guest room opens out on a deck overlooking the lagoon. The second floor includes a loft with a TV, fourth bedroom lighted by a large skylight with 2 twin beds, and a private study with a queen sleep sofa.
Enjoy all the amenities of this comfortable home with high speed wireless internet access, cable television, unlimited long distance calls and a DVD. Renters are welcome to use the two adult and two children's bicycles and new outdoor gas grill.
Keywords: Beach house
Tom and Janet are Charlotte residents with children ranging in age from 17 to 28. After spending most of their working careers in the Philadelphia area, we relocated to Charlotte in 2006 where Janet began work at Bank of America and Tom started a 'second career' as a math teacher. Tom is also an avid bridge player and both Janet and Tom look forward to playing bridge on Kiawah. We also enjoy bike riding and playing tennis.
We chose Kiawah Island because we love it there. Tom grew up spending his summers at Kiawah at one of the original houses on Eugenia Avenue. During good weather, he spent his time bodysurfing, turtle, alligator and bird watching, boating and exploring the island. Rainy days meant hearts, bridge, scrabble and Trivial Pursuit. Our honeymoon was spent on Kiawah. Tom's brother also has a house on Kiawah. We would like to eventually retire at Kiawah.
We purchased this property in 2011 and the prior owner did not rent it. This property feels like home and not like a rental property.
Kiawah's beautiful beach.