17 Eastern Point Salem, SC 29676
This updated and well-maintained home was built by local builder Gabe Yoder. The main level has an open floor plan and three bedrooms. There are gleaming hardwood floors throughout the kitchen, great room, dining room and hallways. The kitchen was remodeled with warm honey stained cabinets and granite counter tops. A duel fuel Wolf range will delight any cook. The kitchen overlooks the vaulted great room with a gas fireplace and built in cabinets. French doors separate the great room from the four season, vaulted sun room that overlooks the lake. This is the perfect place to sip your morning coffee and watch the sun rise. The spacious master bedroom has a separate entrance onto the outside deck and overlooks the lake. It has a tray ceiling with a ceiling fan. The master bath has been updated to include a large shower, cherry cabinets and two sinks. The walk in closet has custom cherry cabinets. The two additional bedrooms and bath are on the other side of the house from the master bedroom. There are smooth ceiling throughout the main level. The lower level has a main room currently used as media room with a wet bar and small refrigerator. The fourth bedroom and 3rd bath make a perfect suite for guests. The additional reading room/office has a built in desk and build in cabinets and shelves lining one wall. There is a large storage room with wood shelving and another unfinished room suited for a workshop or additional water toy storage with double doors outside. The brick pathway leading to the dock is wide enough for a golf cart. The dock was designed and built by Carolina Docks. The water opens up immediately to the main channel of Lake Keowee. The wooded one acre lot affords the home privacy in the summer and seasonal views of the mountains 6 months of the year. The front was newly landscaped in the fall of 2018. The yard is landscaped to be natural and easy to maintain with plants flowering through out the year.
Community - Salem
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Salem is a small town located along Scenic Highway 11 in Oconee County, South Carolina. With a total radius of 0.8 square miles, Salem lies in between Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee. Salem was originally established as a lumber town but is now known for its gorgeous golf courses and luxurious residential neighborhoods.
Real Estate in Salem
Oconee County is often a top choice for retirees and members of the senior population because of the low real estate costs and laid-back lifestyle. With the third lowest property taxes in South Carolina, Oconee County offers a high quality of life perfect for residents of all ages. If you are looking for a mountain-lake cottage with miles of pristine lake views or a luxurious home with a golf course setting, look no further than Salem, SC.
Lifestyle and Attractions
The Oconee lifestyle offers lake living, charming downtowns, outdoor experiences, main street shopping, endless waterfalls, and a full calendar of community festivals and events. Known as the “golden corner” of the state, Oconee ounty boasts a beautiful backdrop of the blue ridge mountains. Lake Keowee, Lake Jocassee, and Lake Hartwell provide tens of thousands of acres of adventure for visitors and residents.
The many museums throughout the county highlight different aspects of Salem’s history including the Museum of the Cherokee of South Carolina and the Lunney House.
Enjoy dozens of markets and festivals offered year-round. Weekly farmers markets, music festivals, holiday celebrations, and parades fill the calendar and ensure that residents and visitors feel plugged-in and connected to the community.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Salem’s close proximity to Clemson University, Southern Wesleyan University, and the Oconee campus of Tri County Technical College offer residents the opportunity to attend year-round sporting events, participate in continuing education classes, and engage in cultural experiences.
The School District of Oconee County encompasses 29 schools. Comprised of public, private, charter, and christian schools, the district has a total of over 10,000 students.
The name Keowee comes from Cherokee word meaning ‘Place of the Mulberries’. During the American Revolution, the Cherokee lost favor with their former British allies resulting in the Cherokee War between the Cherokees and the South Carolina militia. The war ended with the Cherokees pursuing peace by giving up nearly all their land in South Carolina. Many Cherokee artifacts can be found in the local museums throughout Oconee County.
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