261 Sea Marsh Dr Kiawah Island SC 29455 MLS# 1011089
1011089 - Residential real estate
Kiawah Island, SC
PRICE REDUCED! The beauty of this unique, single level, custom contemporary is not only in the understated architecture but in the comfort oriented utility for which it is designed. A live oak spreads a canopy of shade in the front courtyard; the double front door entrance graces a sleepy porch. Into the foyer one immediately faces a pebbled Japanese courtyard with a fountain resplendent in sun-light. This "secret garden" is the home's focal point. Every view from this atrium centered home brings the outdoors in and deliberately seems to blur the distinction between interior living and the splendor of nature... leaving one to wonder if the builder was Frank Lloyd Wright inspired. From the skylight in the kitchen to the glass enclosed sunroom flanking both the formal dining room and living room, natural light flows through this home without glare. The generous living room has windows that blend a tranquil view of the rolling lushness of the Ninth Green at Cougar Point and features a fireplace and tray ceiling. One may enter the atrium garden through sliders from virtually any point in the house; it is surrounded by the living room, formal dining room, foyer, and a spa room that sports a hot tub and a separate entrance into the master bedroom. All three bedrooms have private baths and there is an additional half bath for guest convenience. A two car garage attached only by a breezeway leads to the laundry room, then to the separate breakfast room. Three well ventilated gables add coolness and interest to this home.PLEASE NOTE! Recent improvements include: Gleaming blond oak hardwoods and crown molding throughout, a Whirlpool wall oven and Jennaire cook top, enclosed and climate controlled sunroom, fresh interior and exterior paint. This home is not for the garish. It is a must see for its distinctive character. HOA fee includes Sandcastles Beach Club Membership. AHS home warranty is transferrable. The Lawn was replaced to stay in harmony with the natural setting. This is the Kiawah philosophy: "Areas of native vegetation do not need to be mulched. This encourages native seedlings to germinate, creating shelter and food for wildlife."