Located within Rhett’s Bluff, a private riverfront community flanked by Bass Pond and the Kiawah River, this three-level home enjoys sweeping water and marsh savanna views from every room and from 2,761 square feet of ipe screened porches, verandas, and sun decks.
A private dock with boat lift provides immediate access to an exhilarating Kiawah River lifestyle where boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing—on the dock, flats, and river—are part of every day’s agenda. Surrounded by lush natural landscapes, residents here enjoy unmatched opportunities to connect to Kiawah’s unspoiled wildlife: bobcats, deer, painted bunting, river otter, dolphins, bald eagles, and osprey.
Private and peaceful, the home is convenient to all of Kiawah’s world-class amenities, including The River Course, miles of private walking trails, and the community pavilion and boat landing. The oceanfront Beach Club, Cassique Clubhouse, Sasanqua Spa, and historic Charleston are all just a short drive away.
The exteriors feature cedar wood shingle siding, copper roofing, Charleston brick foundation and front staircase, graceful gables and shutters, tall columns, covered porticos, and curved verandas. Award-winning landscapes (Naturally Kiawah) include flowering plants and trees, tropical palms, and live oaks adorned with Spanish moss.
Inside, the home achieves a balance between space and intimacy. Every room offers an aesthetically pleasing mix of exquisite materials: beamed and coffered ceilings, exposed brick, shiplap, oversized fireplaces, fluted millwork, curved walls and staircases, handsome millwork and moldings, clever built-ins, and gorgeous stone appointments. The floorplan offers places to gather, places to retreat, and a natural flow for entertaining.
The stunning two-story oval entry foyer offers access to the first floor’s clubroom and to three generously sized guest bedroom suites. A graceful curved staircase with handcrafted wrought iron railings leads to the second level’s shared living spaces and to two additional guest bedroom suites with private porches and en suites. Level three is devoted entirely to the luxurious master quarters.
All three first floor guest suites enjoy panoramic river views, abundant natural light, walk-in closets, luxurious travertine- and marble-appointed en suites, high ceilings, crown molding, ceiling fans, oversized windows, and glass doors out to private covered porches.
The handsome clubroom showcases pecan walls, custom built-ins, rich oak plank flooring, bead board ceilings, large woodburning fireplace, and wall-to-wall windows overlooking the sprawling back deck, private dock, and Kiawah River. Spacious and comfortable, the room has three TVs and surround sound and serves as a wonderful gathering space.
The second level features a plush family living room with 12’ coffered ceilings, rich oak flooring, a striking raw beam, and floor-to-ceiling windows with exceptional river views. Three impressive Charleston brick interior archways exude Lowcountry charm and connect the living room to the dining room and kitchen. An attendant library nook with daybed beckons you to relax, read, and savor views of the ribboning river and wildlife.
The spacious gourmet kitchen is the heart of the home. Featuring soapstone perimeter counters, abundant custom and glass-front cabinetry, shiplap walls, soapstone backsplash, and views out to the live oak trees, the kitchen offers a 10-foot marble center island with space for casual seating, two full Sub Zero refrigerator/freezers, Sub Zero refrigeration drawers, two dishwashers, a conventional and convection oven, and a cooking hearth with Viking gas range. There is also an office and pantry tucked behind arched pocket doors.
The dining room enjoys panoramic river views through large picture windows and two sets of glass doors out to an expansive screened porch and commercial grade grilling station. With serene views of Kiawah’s river and marshlands, the screened porch is a perfect spot to sip morning coffee, dine al fresco, and savor all that is beautiful about Kiawah.
Two luxuriously appointed guest bedrooms, one with a 12-foot ceiling and the other with 10' 8" ceiling, enjoy stone-appointed en suites, abundant natural light, and private porches that hover in the tree canopy complete the second level.
The third level comprises an extraordinary master suite that includes a private foyer, a separate office, and a generously sized sitting room with fireplace, custom built-ins, and access to a private covered porch and sundeck. Through double doors, the spacious master bedroom with wooden barreled ceiling and oversized windows enjoys panoramic water vistas.
The master suite also offers two walk-in closets, built-in cabinetry, and a secret doorway into the expansive spa-inpired en suite with travertine floor, travertine walk-in shower, separate soaking tub, two independent vanities, and a second full laundry room for ultimate convenience.
Additional features of this exquisite home include: private dock with water and electricity, dock skink, and storage; 4-plus car/boat garage with temperature/humidity control and abundant storage for recreational gear; elevator to all levels; Leutron electronic lighting, security, and sound system throughout; expansive mud room with travertine flooring, custom cabinetry, large sink, marble counters, elevated washer/dryer, and commercial grade refrigerator; outdoor irrigation systems.