Exquisite oceanfront home on the private island of Dewees, boasting more than 1200 acres of undisturbed sandy beaches. Imagine an opportunity to set back in time where homes were surrounded by lush mature landscaping and all you heard on the beach were the waves crashing and the seagulls singing. Welcome to Dewees, a place steeped in rich history where residents travel by golf cart, eagles nest and large crowds are unheard of. Modern conveniences make living here easy with companies shipping groceries and supplies right to the island. This is truly a special home with an outstanding floor plan perfect for every day living or the perfect vacation destination. A small wooden bridge driveway leads you to the home where you will first notice the beautiful structure blending with nature.The three story home has a ground floor, completely screened-in, with a dining area, bike and golf cart storage, utility sink and tool room, elevator access, ping pong table, hammock and more. There is also access to a deck which leads you down a semi-private walk shared by one neighbor to access the ocean. The great backyard is private with natural plants and palm trees. When you get to the sand, other people are a rare sighting, but what you will see is miles of waterfront covered in sand and driftwood. Back at the house, the elevator takes you to all three living floors. To maximize the views, the main living areas are located on the second floor and owner's suite on the third floor, while the secondary bedrooms are on the first floor. When you exit the wood floored staircase or elevator to the second floor you will be in awe of the open living space that provides uninhibited views of the ocean for miles out to sea. This level includes full-open doors to the huge screened-in porch for the perfect spot to entertain or just enjoy time reading a book while the salt air breezes by. You will also find a large living room with a fireplace open to a gourmet kitchen which features a $30,000+ Aga range, copper-style vent, recessed sub-zero refrigerator, eat-at island in soapstone, multiple Miele dishwashers, butler's pantry with built-in cabinetry, sink and dishwasher and so much more. Two-semi-open rooms on the second floor could be an office, second living room and guest spaces. Take the wood staircase or elevator to the third story will you will find a complete owner's suite with a private balcony, reading nook, private living room which is also a 5th bedroom, walk-in closets with built-ins, plus a double sink vanity, walk-in shower, soaking tub and coffee bar. On the first floor, you will discover three bedrooms and three full bathrooms. This level boasts another owner's suite with a walk-in shower, huge vanity and great views. Another owner's suite features a tub/shower combo and all three bedrooms have outside access to a large screened-in porch on this level with a swinging bed. The laundry room also has a utility sink and plenty of built-ins for storage. A utility closet has a freezer and access to the mechanicals of the home. All furnishings are included as part of the sale so all you have to do is pack your clothes and enjoy. There is a generator to keep the power on if loss of power occurs. The island is part of Charleston County and has a helicopter landing pad for emergencies, a post office, soccer/playing field, private pool and amenities center, plenty of fishing ponds, and an opportunity to experience untouched nature up close. Buyer to verify anything deemed important. It is recommended you discover island life through the website for Dewees Island. Dewees Island POA's fiscal year runs from October and the Annual Operating Assessment and the Annual Reserve Assessment should be verified per the Dewees Island POA. All Sales for Dewees Island homes carries a Buyer-paid ¾% assessment of the total sales price to the ERB reserve by the buyer and a ¾% assessment of the total sales price to the ERB reserve by the seller. Compare the prices of homes of this caliber on other beaches and you will love you came to see what Dewees Island can offer.
Listing courtesy of Listing Agent: Jay Law from Listing Office: The Real Estate Firm.