212 Old Hickory Crossing
Elevated to maximize stunning marsh front views from its location adjacent to the Stono River, 212 Old Hickory Crossing is a 3,200-square-foot masterpiece located within the gated Grimball Gates community of Johns Island and features several low-maintenance and energy-efficient touches hidden behind its Lowcountry charm. Cement board siding and trim, composite decking, and a metal seam roof makes this home as easy to maintain as it is to live in, while spray foam insulation and a 19 SEER variable-speed HVAC located in a conditioned area help keep energy consumption low. Constructed over nine months, it includes one-of-a-kind amenities like sealed concrete floors, a drive-under storage area perfect for the boating enthusiast, an elevator and a two-story princess tower. But the true show-stopper is the surrounding landscape, and the views of marsh birds and sunsets from the stacked exterior decks.
4488 Carriage House Way
It’s as if a craftsman style and Lowcountry cottage merged, combining to create a 3,002-square-foot residence that’s the epitome of Charleston charm. Located in Ravenel within The Reserve at Poplar Grove, details range from the Brazilian hardwood decking to a metal roof with exposed rafter tails, to the Edisto brick used as an exterior feature. Built over ten months to achieve an open-concept design with a first-floor master for the ultimate in convenience, 4488 Carriage House Way is loaded with charming elements like reclaimed, rough-sawn oak floors and a dual, mirrored fireplace for both an interior and exterior wood-burning experience. Interior shiplap with subtle trim details creates a cottage elegance, and gable and shed dormers mix craftsman and Lowcountry styles. A low-maintenance exterior, impact-rated doors and windows, and sound insulation make for easy living. And out back is a full-width rear porch with screened and open-air sections, access to a wood-burning fireplace, and panoramic views of Rantowles Creek.
3048 Roast Duck Lane
It’s a private country home that doubles as an ideal place in which to raise a growing family. Built over seven months on Johns Island, 3048 Roast Duck Lane is a 3,228-square-foot show-stopper that features family-friendly elements like open-concept kitchen and family room areas, a finished gym over the garage, and a large rear porch with expansive views of Johns Island waterfowl alighting on a nearby pond. Details include cement board siding and trim, architectural roof shingles, and an oversized laundry room and kitchen pantry. And the secluded setting places a premium on privacy, accentuating the plethora of natural elements found all around.
722 West Cooper Avenue
It’s a part second home, part vacation rental, part income-generator that pays for itself in cash flow each year. But it’s all Folly Beach, with double wrap porches, impact and casement windows, stainless steel cable rails on exterior stairwells, and so many other elements that make this 3,200-square-foot creation the ultimate island home. For the family, there are five bedrooms and a location two blocks from the ocean. For entertaining, there’s the elevated pool with a swim-up bar, a lounge area with an outdoor barbecue, and a rear porch with composite decking that combines low maintenance with high style. The surprises keep coming: batten and board details on the siding, a black metal roof, vaulted ceilings in two-story-high bedrooms, and a 16-foot by an 8-foot sliding glass door that opens to the veranda and the pool. Constructed over ten months, 722 West Cooper Avenue is the perfect beach home in synergy with the ideal family home, with the income-producing investment of a Folly Beach location to boot.
749 Ethel Post Office Road
It’s not just a home — it’s a country estate. Built over 14 months in Meggett and featuring expansive views of Toogoodoo Creek, this three-story, 5,495-square-foot stunner places a premium on both first-floor entertainment and third-floor views of the surrounding landscape. There’s an in-law suite, a workout room, and a first-level game room complete with an indoor showcase area for antique cars. In addition to low-maintenance touches like cement board siding and a standing seam metal roof, luxury elements are everywhere: in the European-style impact-rated windows, in the expansive master suite with a palatial master bath, and in the large rear door that opens to a covered outdoor space and screened-in porch. Complete with a private dock, 749 Ethel Post Office Road offers Kiawah Island elegance in a secluded location that puts a premium on views of the water and live oaks.