Privately located on its own three island estate, which encompasses over 7 acres, 62 Salt Cedar Lane is not only a combination of elegance and quality, but also a triumph in architecture. Upon driving through its private gate, you are escorted through the property via a peaceful natural setting, allowing you to decompress as you are welcomed home. With its own private dock on Cinder Creek, stunning vistas of the tranquil Kiawah marsh are seen from virtually every room. Offering over 8,000 heated square feet between the five-bedroom main house and one-bedroom guest cottage, this home is appointed with the finest craftmanship and quality. This property defines privacy and coupled with the encompassing views and impressive design, is one of the most unique and special properties not only on Kiawah Island, but the entire Lowcountry. Entering the home through solid mahogany arched double doors, the foyer features a limestone tiled floor, striking light fixture, and an eleven-and-a-half-foot ceiling. On each side of the grand living room are floor to ceiling windows allowing natural light to filter through the home and create the feeling of living with nature. This two-story great room features built-in cabinets and shelving with antique Chinese wood carvings, a cathedral-style beamed ceiling, ceiling fans, and a stacked natural stone gas fireplace with a hand-carved wood mantel. The dining room area off the great room features additional built-in oak cabinets and shelving, and both areas enjoy views over the water and marsh through the flanking dual walls of windows. Adjacent to the living room is the family room and gourmet kitchen. The family room features picture windows, an insulated glass door to the rear deck area and built-in oak entertainment center. The chef's dream kitchen features stained wood cabinets with granite countertops and tumbled marble tile backsplash, two antique French wrought iron chandelier fixtures, seated breakfast bar, and center island. Built-in appliances include a panel-front Bosch dishwasher, panel-front Sub-Zero side-by-side refrigerator and freezer, Viking Professional range with custom vented hood, and a Sharp Professional microwave. The kitchen also includes a breakfast nook with a wrought iron chandelier fixture and wood-framed sliding glass doors to the screened dining porch. In the first-floor master retreat, you will find a grand bedroom, two oversized walk-in closets with built-in shelving and drawers, a wall safe, and the master bath. A Kohler acrylic whirlpool jet bathtub with tumbled marble tile surround, separate two-person seated steam shower with rain head and tumbled marble tile surround, and a tumbled marble tile floor highlight the master bath. The private marsh views are ever-present throughout this master wing of the house. Upstairs is an office, three additional bedrooms with private bathrooms and a billiards area. The expansive outdoor living areas are some of the most serene places on Kiawah. From the pool deck, you and your guests will enjoy panoramic views of the marsh. The vistas are a must-see to understand and appreciate the quiet privacy that makes this property so special. Along with the expansive IPE decking is a scenic pathway, wide enough for a golf cart, that leads you to the guest cottage on its own private island. Finished with the finest materials, this 1,100 square foot one-bedroom cottage has an open floor plan, kitchen, living room and full bathroom, plus has some of the most stunning views on Kiawah. The house is constructed of cement-based Hardi-Shake over wood frame walls and set on a pier-and-beam basement foundation. The hip and gable style roof is covered with cement-based Hardi-Shakes. The insulated and pressure-resistant window styles include casement and fixed units with custom lights. Specialty features of the home include heavy duty foundation, hurricane-resistant construction methods, Brazilian Kumaru hardwood floors throughout, Lutron lighting, three-stop 750# capacity elevator, extensive built-in cabinets and shelving, automated aluminum hurricane shutters, vaulted and cathedral style ceilings, art niches, walk-in closets, central stereo, central vacuum, intercom system, and a central station fire and alarm system. A Kiawah Island Club Golf Membership opportunity is offered with this property.
Listing courtesy of Akers Ellis Real Estate Llc.