Ancient oaks draped in Spanish moss welcome you to ''Summertime'' - a 14.3 acre estate on the Bohicket Creek - evoking memories of a bygone era, a more peaceful time of days filled with family, friends, garden parties, lawn games, swimming, boating and feasting on local bounty from land and sea. This charming, 4,292 sq. ft. cottage-style home features a light filled, spacious gathering room opening onto an expansive screened porch offering spectacular panoramic water and marsh vistas with glorious sunrises and spectacular sunsets. Boating & fishing enthusiasts will enjoy easy access to the Bohicket Creek from your very own deep-water dock with pierhead, water & electric. A summer kitchen, pool pavilion and salt-water pool offer year round outdoor enjoyment.The main Cottage master suite with dressing room, luxury marble and limestone bathroom and private screened porch is conveniently located on the first level as well a library separate dining room, gourmet eat-in kitchen with butler's pantry/wet bar, mud room, full half bath and powder room. Three additional bedrooms, two bathrooms, exercise room and media/game room with wet bar, located on the second level, provide ample room and enjoyment for family and friends. The 1,527 sq. ft. separate guest house includes two bedrooms and bathrooms, a great room with fireplace, eat-in kitchen, laundry and screened porch offering sweeping views. Pride of ownership is evident throughout this meticulously maintained home with many special finishes including custom millwork, gleaming pine flooring, arched openings and plantation shutters. With over 8 acres of lush gardens, mature trees, grassy lawns, walking paths, in-ground saltwater pool, covered pavilion, summer kitchen, deep-water dock with covered pierhead on the Bohicket Creek, once you arrive, it will be hard to leave. The Bohicket Creek and surrounding marshlands are home to an abundance of natural wildlife and many bird species, where dolphins play and feed along the shoreline. Located on rural Johns Island and just 30 minutes from Historic downtown Charleston and two airports, this property offers the best of two lifestyles - serene waterfront Lowcountry living with close proximity to Kiawah Island, championship golf courses, Freshfields Village shopping & dining, Seabrook Island, Bohicket Marina, Beachwalker Park and beach access. All within easy access to bustling downtown Charleston with its rich history, notable architecture, popular restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
Listing courtesy of Pam Harrington Exclusives.