Breathtaking long views up the 8th fairway from behind the green on Cougar Point will captivate you day in and day out when you make this four bedroom, four bath home your family's connecting place on Kiawah Island. Surrounded by gorgeous live oaks and palms, the setting is surreal on this quiet street near West Beach. The owners have made some wonderful updates to the home including energy efficiency. As you arrive to 223 Sea Marsh, you will appreciate the great care that has been taken with attention to detail in the landscaping - miniature flowering gardenias, azaleas, other natural plantings, and a manicured lawnUpon entering the home, your eyes are drawn to that gorgeous golf view and you will feel welcomed into the spacious family room with its vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows. You and your family will spend many years making memories in the open spaces of the home - the family room with fireplace flows to the remodeled kitchen and spacious dining area. The Solarium creates another room but also makes the master suite expansive. The back deck is your quiet retreat or your entertaining headquarters - it has been well thought out with built-in seating and planters nestled underneath the oak canopy. The first floor master bedroom will be your sanctuary - it is roomy and opens out into the Solarium on one side and on the other into the spacious master bath with spa tub and separate, walk-in shower. Upstairs, three bedrooms and three full baths are nicely spaced out; two bedrooms each have their own private sun decks overlooking the golf course. Your house guests could not have it much better than this! The third bedroom has built-in bookcases and skylights and may act as a private office option or study. The owners have taken great care in recently updating this home, especially in the kitchen where they removed walls, created a large island with seating and storage, and added granite counters, customized soft-close cabinets and drawers, a double sink, five-burner gas range with griddle, stainless steel appliances, and a walk-in pantry adjacent to a laundry room. It's designed for easy flowing conversations and collaboration on some great meals. The wonderfully large sunroom, which could also be a study, opens out to the back deck on one side and connects seamlessly to the Master Suite on the other side. The owners have replaced both HVAC units, all of the home's ductwork, and added two Rinnai tankless water heaters, making the home more energy efficient. The foundation has also been encapsulated, with the addition of a Honeywell dehumidifier. And the two-car garage has been updated with an epoxy floor, easy to keep clean and attractive. As you can see, this home is move- in ready for you and your family.
The location of this home, on the near end of the island gives you many advantages. Being on Sea Marsh allows you to take the bike path under the parkway right over to the beach. You are just a 5-minute bike ride to the Sandcastle, the property owners private beachside amenity with a huge swimming pool, fitness center and yoga/pilates studio, poolside food and beverage service and, of course, boardwalk right out onto the pristine white sand beaches of the island, ranked as one of the top 10 beaches in the US.
The Sandcastle is currently undergoing an extensive upgrade as the HOA is adding a second, adult-only pool; dedicated bath house, relocating the bar to provide ocean views, renovating the interior to include 25% more space for fitness activities and opening up more ocean views. There will also be more parking.
You are also only a 5-minute drive from island shopping or dining at
Freshfields Village, with easy access on and off the island for
exploring the rich history of the Low Country or shooting into downtown Charleston for a day or evening of pleasure. Location means everything, and this home has got it right! Additionally, the home site directly across the street is in trust with the Kiawah Nature Conservancy and thus will never be built upon. That leaves a corner lot as permanent green space.
You can consider memberships at the Kiawah Island Governor's Club, whether just to use the resort pools or dining venues, or to gain membership level access to one of the highest ranked golf resorts in the world, including the famous Ocean Course. There is also a small private family golf club, Briar's Creek, just 10 minutes drive.
223 Sea Marsh will be a place that you and your family can call
home on Kiawah Island to make many lasting memories.
Seller will provide the buyer with a $10,000 closing cost credit with an acceptable offer due to an inoperable Jacuzzi spa. Optional plans for a redesigned master bath, developed by designer Tori Stein, are attached to this listing.