Situated on a corner lot on one of the island's quietest streets, this bright and spacious home brings the beauty of Sullivan's Island inside with its phenomenal views of the marsh, the Intercoastal Waterway, the Ben Sawyer Bridge, the Ravenel Bridge, downtown Charleston and the SI lighthouse. With more than 2,500 square feet of porches, decks and rooftop spaces, the views from this home cannot be duplicated anywhere on the island.This custom-built 4,770 square foot, 4 bd, 4 1/2 ba home combines the elegant details of classic southern design with casual low-country features reminiscent of the charm of old Sullivan's Island architecture. Entering the home through a beautiful mahogany door with beveled glass, the Georgia pine floors, deep moldings, and wainscoting capture you as you step into the classically traditional foyer and entrance hall, living and dining rooms with pocket beveled glass doors, and a guest suite. As you proceed into the kitchen, breakfast and family rooms, the beadboard ceilings and tongue and groove horizontal paneling bring you into the casual island lifestyle. Four sets of mahogany doors open to the adjacent screened porch the length of the house, allowing for enticing breezes. The kitchen is well appointed with top of the line Wolf appliances including a 48" gas range-top, double convection ovens, warming draw, microwave, Sub-zero 48" refrigerator, an undercounter wine cooler and a large center island with a Boos butcher block top with prep sink. There is abundant storage space in the food pantry, walk-in kitchen pantry, and also the butler's pantry adjacent to the wet bar and dining room. The convenient outdoor grilling deck overlooks the marsh and is adjacent to outdoor screened in dining. A large home office on the first floor could also be used for a playroom or home schooling room. Upstairs the master suite and adjacent private porch have stunning views of the marsh and bridges. The suite includes a sitting area and a large master bath with double vanity, MTI jetted tub for two and large walk-in marble shower. The laundry room is adjacent to the master bedroom. Two more bedrooms with private baths, as well as a second home office complete the second floor, which also has 4 sets of mahogany doors opening onto the large screened in porch with a swinging bed, arguably the best spot in the house. The third floor of the house is a 400 square foot additional family room with wet bar and mini-frig a great place to relax, entertain or to use as a studio. Step outside to a deck for a perfect vantage point for the brilliant sunsets over Charleston Harbor and downtown Charleston. Continue up the easy to navigate steps to an expansive roof top deck for completely unobstructed 360° views where you can experience breath-taking sunsets year round, sun-bathe, enjoy a peaceful night under a canopy of stars and moonlight, or entertain friends for the best view on the island of the annual SI fireworks display. The well-planned layout of this home makes it perfect for family gatherings, is a wonderful home for entertaining, and is situated on the most peaceful and serene part of the island. Its central island location at Station 18 ½ provides for walkable access to the beach, the highly acclaimed SIES, and the SI commercial district. And all the dining options and cultural amenities of downtown Charleston are just a short drive away. Come see all this home has to offer!
Listing courtesy of Galis Properties, Inc.