For Sale In Salem
518 Turtlehead Drive, Salem, SC 29676
Pride of ownership and original owner since 1991, this one-of-a-kind property in Turtlehead subdivision on North Lake Keowee is a lifetime find. Lake and mountain views to be enjoyed from different angles and levels of the home. Bask in the greatness of this home’s immaculate condition, craftsmanship, and unique architecture. This three bedroom, three full-bath home could be the perfect weekend getaway or full-time lake residence. As soon as you arrive, exterior features will make a grand statement with the circular drive, and French-inspired porte-cochere. Upon entry into the home, you will be welcomed by expansive lake views, and natural light streaming through the custom-built, wall-length, wood frame tilt-out windows. Attention to detail was captured in the construction of this home with heart pine wood flooring, tile, custom trim, and cabinetry throughout. The main floor features kitchen, living/dining area, master suite, laundry room, and guest half bath. The laundry room is complete with a utility sink, and cabinet storage.(Washer & Dryer to convey) The guest bath features a gorgeous custom-built wood vanity. The kitchen with granite countertops, abundant cabinetry, high-end appliances, lake and mountain views, is perfect for preparing daily meals for the family or entertaining. A screen porch opens off the kitchen and living room, offering the ability to extend entertaining or dining outdoors. The quaint living room with vaulted ceilings, and oversized wood stove surround will provide a unique living experience reminiscent of a cozy cottage or cabin. The spacious master suite with lake views, and ensuite master bath boasts multi-features with a walk-in shower, and an old-fashion claw foot bathtub. A custom wood staircase leads to the upstairs loft overlooking the main floor living area that includes a wet bar, seating/entertaining space, two oversized bedrooms which are large enough for multiple beds, and two full-size baths. At the top of the stairs is a seating area with wet bar, shelving for media storage, and a closet for added storage. The loft area features skylights throughout allowing additional natural light to illuminate the spaces upstairs. Enjoy elevated views of the lake from the living room windows while the loft overlooks the main level living space. The first loft bedroom includes an ensuite full size bath with walk-in tile shower, tile flooring, skylights, and attic storage crawl space. Loft bedroom two has shuttered windows with mountain views. The second loft bath in the hall is adjacent to this second bedroom and includes a shower/tub combo, tile flooring, and skylight. Enjoy the outdoors with a spacious patio off the screen porch area overlooking the lake with unbelievable lake views. The patio descends the sloping embankment with new stairs built in 2022, and path to your private 24 x 28 covered dock with attached drive-on jet ski dock. The lakeside of the home also offers additional storage space under the house. Turtlehead is a small, gated community on North Lake Keowee with private boat ramp access, and community pool. If architectural design, and craftsmanship are your forte then it’s time to book your showing today to see this unique cottage style home rarely seen on lake keowee. Short term rentals are allowed. Please independently verify with the HOA.