52 Ocean Course Drive is an elegant, exceptionally beautiful, light-filled Charleston Greek Revival with exquisite architectural details and a contemporary open floor plan. Located in Kiawah s prestigious Ocean Course Drive neighborhood on the easternmost end of the island where extraordinary light, ocean views, marshes, and wildlife prevail, this premier Kiawah home is across from the beach path where you can walk through the twelfth green and thirteenth tee of the renowned Ocean Course with direct access to Kiawah s beautiful private ocean beaches and the Kiawah Island Beach Club. Featuring lovely afternoon sea breezes and breathtaking sunsets, this premier Kiawah home offers world-class golf opportunities and quick proximity to the Ocean Course Clubhouse for fine dining. A Conservancy easement located at the rear of the home creates a wonderful bird and wildlife sanctuary and affords seclusion and privacy for the homeowners. A stunning classic with an open luxurious feel, this premier Kiawah home showcases extravagant architectural details, a contemporary open floor plan, and a fresh, sophisticated white-on-white palette all within a beautiful natural setting and pristine gardens. Driving up to 52 Ocean Course, you are greeted with magnificent, centuries-old live oaks framing a handsome entrance with an impressive fanlight window, mahogany door and sidelights. A lovely hand laid circular herringbone brick pathway leads to the front door through classic wrought iron double entrances. Spectacular lush landscaping, pristine lawns, and gardens are reminiscent of an elegant Southern estate graced by mature holly and viburnum topiaries, and boxwood hedges. A stunning serpentine boxwood hedge complements an expansive lagoon view complete with blue herons and egrets. A gorgeous circular azalea and camellia garden behind the boxwood hedge, a custom wrought iron arbor by Charleston Forge draped with Confederate Jasmine and New Dawn roses, and a large lemon tree in a Tuscan pot are featured at the rear of the house. Further privacy is enhanced by a lush ligustrum hedge on the east side. The gardens are edged with brick as is the lovely shell driveway. Romantic landscape lighting highlights the magnificent live oaks, tall magnolias and eighteen majestic palms. Evening becomes as striking a setting as the daylight hours. Exceptional exterior architectural details include stately full length columns, full standing seam copper roof, cedar siding, beautiful brick foundation with intricate arches on all sides, custom Carolina lanterns, and fabulous heavy moldings, lintels, and cornices. This premier Kiawah home has been specifically designed to provide expansive outdoor living space. Four covered, columned porches, which feature beadboard ceilings and weathered Ipe decks total approximately 2,562 square feet and are accessed from every room. Twenty-four huge custom mahogany French doors with oversized panes fitted with Rocky Mountain hand cast bronze hardware and custom oversize casement windows provide abundant natural light and incredible views from every room. This home was superbly designed to flood the kitchen, master bedroom, guest bedrooms and the front porches/decks with light in the morning and the living room, master bedroom sitting room and rear porches/decks in the afternoon. The home s east and west gables feature elegant Palladian windows.The interior of 52 Ocean Course showcases the finest high-end materials and finishes, including exquisite heavy moldings, luxury stone, Rocky Mountain hand cast bronze hardware throughout and antique heart pine floors. Calacatta Oro marble enhances the vanities, whirlpool tub and fireplace surrounds. Double door entries are complemented by overhead fanlight windows. Dramatic open archways feature fluted moldings, Corinthian capitals, and shell keystones. There are two elegant sweeping staircases with custom mahogany railings. The living room highlights a spectacular, oversized custom mantel. The contemporary open floor plan allows the luxury of light, volume and easy flow while providing fabulous views and unusually fine architectural statements. Lovely guest bedrooms and a stunning sitting room are located on the first floor along with a beautiful downstairs master bedroom with its own large walk-in closet and private bath with a rain shower and body jets. The second guest bathroom presents double Calacatta marble vanities and a Kohler tub and shower. All the first floor bedrooms feature exquisite fanlight windows over double entry doors, Rocky Mountain hand cast bronze hardware, heavy wood moldings and Hunter cast iron ceiling fans. The guest bedrooms offer light-filled, quiet and serene retreats, ensuring that visitors are able to relax in the utmost comfort. Each has access through the custom mahogany French doors to the front and rear porches, with stellar views of live oaks, crepe myrtles, grand palms, and magnolias. A fourth bedroom/sitting room offers a convenient wet bar with stainless steel microwave and under-counter refrigerator to further pamper guests.The contemporary open floor plan in the main living area on the second floor provides exceptionally beautiful light in the visually stunning gourmet kitchen and spectacular living room. The professional kitchen with premium stainless steel appliances is impeccably designed for gourmet cooking and casual or formal entertaining. Two individual kitchen islands feature pale Mont Blanc granite countertops with ogee edges. Double islands allow easy access to the six-burner Viking professional gas stove with grill and double ovens and the custom Boos butcher block counters flanking the stove as well as the food preparation areas. Buffets/bars can be set up on either island to serve one or both of the spacious dining areas on either end of the gorgeous kitchen. Intricately detailed custom cabinetry offers excellent storage. Additionally, there is a striking Rocky Mountain silver-patinated backsplash, a pot filler over the stove, a Viking warming drawer, an Asko dishwasher, a Scotsman icemaker, a Subzero wine cooler with glass door, Franke stainless steel double sinks with disposal and stainless steel gooseneck faucet, and an additional Franke sink with disposal and gooseneck faucet on the second island. A fully appointed butler s pantry features a large Subzero stainless steel double door refrigerator, a second Asko dishwasher, a Wolfe microwave/convection oven, and an additional Franke stainless steel sink with disposal and contemporary gooseneck faucet. Artistic stained glass pocket doors sequester the butler s pantry from the kitchen when entertaining. The kitchen opens directly onto the front and back covered porches/decks through oversized mahogany French doors, letting in extraordinary natural light and views of magnificent live oaks, lagoon, and gardens. A Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer are located off the kitchen and main living area.A completely private, sumptuous, expansive master suite encompasses the entire third floor, featuring huge Palladian windows, vaulted wide board ceilings, ceiling fans, and antique heart pine floors throughout. A large private sitting room presents a custom fireplace with marble surround and mantel. The elegant master bath features a Thassos marble floor and shower equipped with double shower heads, body jets, and a handheld spray. The luxurious master bath also includes top of the line Grohe and Kohler fixtures, dual custom vanities with Calacatta Oro marble and architectural mirrors, Rocky Mountain hand cast bronze hardware, custom cabinetry, and crown moldings. Additionally, the bathroom includes a deep Kohler jetted whirlpool tub with Calacatta Oro marble surround and a lovely fanlight window showcasing magnificent live oaks outside. A light-filled Saltillo-tiled garden room looks out through four pairs of mahogany French doors at majestic palms and contains a private owners wet bar, a Franke stainless steel sink and gooseneck faucet, glass door display cabinets, and a stainless steel under-counter refrigerator. The master suite also features three walk-in closets and a private deck with fabulous extensive lagoon views, sea breezes, and gorgeous Kiawah sunsets. A Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer are located just off the master for convenience.Further highlights of the extraordinary, premier Kiawah home at 52 Ocean Course are: an elevator, Wi-Fi, a sound system, Rinnai tankless hot water heaters, central vacuum and security system. A coveted Golf membership to the Kiawah Island Club comes with the property, which offers convenient access to the private Club s superb amenities, including The River Course, Beach Club, and Cassique.