Private and serene 9.33 acre country estate beautifully integrated into it's natural surroundings! Owners have improved and added many special features to this 6545 sqft beauty. The grand entrance hall sets the tone as you enter. Formal dining room w/French doors open out to the huge wrap-around porch. Family room, gourmet kitchen, chef's pantry/laundry room, breakfast room, master bedroom w/ensuite and double walk-in designer closets, along with half bath are on main level. Located just off the family room, a 340 sf custom screened-in porch (not included in the 6545sf) beckons you, and is complete w/wood burning fireplace, where you can relax and look over the back property, pond and gardens.Office (w/private entrance) library, second bedroom and full bath are three steps down from the main floor. Ceilings show exquisite craftsmanship (including coffered, trey, turret, and vaulted/cathedral), floors are beautiful heart pine, and numerous built-in shelves and book cases are located throughout the home. Stunning staircase winds to upper level, but you can take the elevator as well! Step into a lovely sitting/music room w/natural light. WHAT OWNERS LOVE ABOUT THIS HOME: Four other bedrooms (plus a sewing room that could be used as a 7th bedroom) are on the second floor. Theatre room with powered drop-down screen and gas fireplace. The formal sitting/music room includes wall-to-wall, built-in shelving and a wet bar. It also provides access to the large deck, which connects to the 710 sqft apartment which includes bedroom, full bath, living and eat-in kitchen. Apartment has a private entrance on ground level as well as a separate entrance to the garage. Large 1083 sf (15 foot ceiling height) garage has double front doors and a single huge back door to accommodate a boat. In addition to washer/dryer hookups, garage has a laundry sink and lots of added storage lofts and shelves. Outdoor enclosed shower with hot/cold water. 400 amp service provided. The large back yard has a secluded 6000sf fenced-in area suitable for pets, a 8ft x 20ft insulated wall greenhouse, a screened gazebo with overhead fan and light, and a large private pond surrounded by lush green plants. The pond has a 300 gallon biological filter to keep the water clean and algae-free, along with a waterfall to create a nature lover's paradise. The rest of the acreage has been left wooded for privacy. At night, you can listen to the owls, and watch fireflies as you scan the stars above. This delightful property is part of a small gated community, but is screened from the other properties by trees, shrubs and flower gardens. Access to I-26 into Charleston or west to I-95 is less than 7 miles away. Summerville is a rapidly growing area and finding a property with the high-end features of this home and this acreage is extremely difficult. Due to the growth of the area, the proximity to beaches, rivers, cultural events, the Bed-and-Breakfast establishments currently in the Summerville area are generally booked. This property, although currently a private home, is in a zoning area where a Bed-and-Breakfast could be established. A truly spectacular country estate and a must see! HOA fee is $423.50/annually. Volvo (8.3 miles), Roper Saint Francis Berkeley Hospital (9.7 miles), Charleston Naval Weapons Station (17 miles) New MUSC Hospital under construction (10 miles)
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