Across from the beach path and a gorgeous five minute walk through the Ocean Course to Kiawah's ocean beaches and beach club, 52 Ocean Course Drive is a beautiful home filled with phenomenal natural light and situated in an idyllic setting. Delight in the sounds of the ocean, feel the cool sea breezes and enjoy amazing sunsets from more than 2,600 square feet of Ipe deck. Framed by majestic live oaks and formal gardens, this stunning home was custom designed to showcase its exquisite exterior and interior architectural details while creating spacious airy rooms and easy flow. Interior living space is approximately 4,663 square feet with four (possibly five) bedrooms and three and one half baths. Wonderful curb appeal is highlighted by stately columns, architectural moldings, (continued) expansive covered porches, handsome mahogany French doors and Charleston Green shutters. A full standing seam copper roof, four-sided brick foundation, herringbone paths, Carolina copper lanterns, iron railings and cedar siding complement its stunning architecture. Ultimately this premier home in a prestigious location beyond the Vanderhorst gate on Kiawah's eastern end, close to the ocean, golf and fine dining at the Ocean Course Clubhouse, represents luxurious living at its finest. A conservancy easement to the property's rear creates a wildlife sanctuary and enhances owners' sense of privacy and view. A Kiawah Island Club Golf Membership opportunity is available.
A fabulous sun-filled gourmet kitchen with fine custom white cabinetry, large casement windows, high ceilings, extensive architectural moldings and recessed lighting is designed as part of the common area of the home. The kitchen is a true cook's dream, complete with two spectacular Mont Blanc granite islands and a fully fitted Butler's pantry with original stained glass pocket doors. Buffets may be set up easily on either island. An elevator provides a convenient way to bring groceries up from the three car garage directly into the kitchen. Premium quality materials and finishes used throughout. Top of the line stainless appliances, including a Sub Zero refrigerator and wine cooler, Viking professional gas range with double ovens, Viking warming drawer, Franke sinks, gooseneck faucets, disposals, two Azio dishwashers, Scotsman ice maker, built-in microwave, under counter beverage refrigerator. Beautiful antique heart pine flooring throughout. Rocky Mountain hand cast bronze hardware. Striking silver patinated backsplash, superb Boos butcher block cutting areas. Dining tables at either end of the kitchen will seat 16 comfortably. If you choose to dine outside on the decks on a gorgeous summer or fall evening, ceiling fans will keep you comfortable. Experience the feeling that you are in a private treetop aerie! This beautiful kitchen is certain to become a focal point of great memories enjoyed with your family and friends.
The great room is accessible from the kitchen through two open fluted arches making it effortless to move from one room to the other. Enjoy relaxing with family and friends before or after dinner in front of an elegant fireplace with a lovely Calacatta Oro marble surround and hearth. Beautiful inverted cove moldings and heavy architectural trim make this an impressive space to spend time in. Oversized casement windows provide abundant natural light. The sophisticated white palette of both rooms gives you the opportunity to make these spaces totally your own! Decorate casually or formally - choose the dcor that fits your lifestyle, preferences and taste! Step out onto the decks from either room through one of ten mahogany French doors to view the magnificent live oaks, tall palm trees, magnolias, azalea or camellia gardens, a full moon or watch blue herons, egrets, osprey, cormorants, bobcats, and deer along a sun-lit, tree-lined lagoon.
The expansive, luxurious master bedroom suite of the home was designed to encompass the entire third floor of the home to provide the owners with a completely secluded private sanctuary where they can enjoy personal time together. The suite features a spacious master bedroom with vaulted beadboard ceiling, ceiling fan, and antique heart pine floors located on the eastern side of the home to capture the early morning light streaming through a Palladian window. See and hear lofty palms rustling in the wind from your master bedroom. Hear the soothing sound of rain falling on a full copper roof. Relax in a beautiful sitting room with a vaulted beadboard ceiling featuring a lovely custom fireplace with Calacatta Oro marble surround on the western side of the home while you privately catch up on the day's events or watch television. A lovely ensuite spa-like master bath with a sumptuous Kohler whirlpool jetted tub is a calm, peaceful place to unwind after a long day at the beach or golf. An extraordinary fan window over the tub adds abundant natural light and architectural elegance. Additionally, there is a separate shower with Grohe fixtures and dual body jets as well as two individual custom vanities with Calacatta Oro marble tops and built-in mirrors. The floor is white Thassos marble. Three walk-in closets. Nothing says relax more than a private wet bar and under counter refrigerator in an adjacent garden room with a Saltillo tile floor where owners can enjoy a glass of wine or delicious hors d'oeuvres before going out on their private deck to watch one of Kiawah's magnificent sunsets from the very best vantage point! A great way to begin an evening!
The first floor of the home boasts one of two elegant staircases with mahogany railings and a wide entrance hallway. Guests enter into a beautiful space dedicated to their personal comfort and serenity while visiting the beach. Heavy crown moldings, antique heart pine floors, Rocky Mountain hand cast bronze hardware, ceiling fans, and French doors throughout the guest rooms. An airy guest master bedroom is entered through double doors crowned with a stunning fan window. Large custom windows present welcoming light and pretty views of crape myrtle and palm trees. High ceilings add to spaciousness. Equipped with a large walk-in master closet and an ensuite bathroom with a Grohe rain shower, body jets, and dual pedestal sinks, it is truly a private retreat. All guests have access to extensive Ipe decks and formal gardens through pairs of French doors.
Two other large sunlit bedrooms, one with double doors and architectural fan window, accommodate additional guests or children. They share a Jack and Jill bathroom with separate custom Calacatta Oro marble vanities. a shower and Kohler bathtub. The guest floor offers additional amenities; a microwave, wet bar, and under counter refrigerator to ensure that guests may rise early or sleep late while enjoying their morning coffee, fresh juice or snacks close by. A lovely separate sitting room (possible fifth bedroom) with double entry doors and architectural fan window creates a peaceful space for quiet reading, relaxing or resting after a day at the beach or golf.
Additional Features: Three Car Garage. Central Air Conditioning. Elevator. Rinnai Tankless Gas Hot Water Heaters. Two Whirlpool Duet Washers and Dryers. Central Vacuum System. Smart Home with Wi-Fi, Internet and Sound System. Security System. Smoke Alarms. Shell Driveway. Landscape Irrigation System. Landscape Exterior Lighting, front and rear. Possible pool in rear of property.
Age: 11-20 Years Old
Amenities: Deck, Lawn, Porch, Vaulted Ceiling, Ceiling Fan, Elevator
Architecture Style: New Traditional
Cooling System: Central A/C
Exterior Type: Brick and Wood, Wood Siding
Floor Covering: Tile - Ceramic, Wood
Heating System: Heat Pump
Lot Size: 0.42 Acres
Parking Type: Garage - Attached
Roof Type: Copper
Rooms: Bedroom, Bonus Room, Dining Room, Eat-In Kitchen, Family Room, Foyer, Full Bath, Great Room, Half Bath, Laundry Room, Living Room, Office, Study, Sunroom, Utility, Walk-In Pantry