8 Lookout Lane Salem, SC 29676
SEASONAL LAKE VIEWS, TURNKEY HOME IN AMENITY RICH KEOWEE KEY!! This home speaks for itself as soon as you pull into the oversized driveway! The Hardiplank siding and stacked stone exterior contribute to its curb appeal, and is accompanied by a roomy 2 car garage for extra storage. As soon as you walk through the front door, you will encounter an open floor plan that easily flows from the Dining Room to the Living Room and on to the Kitchen. The kitchen is adorned with custom cabinetry and granite coutnertops and all stainless steel appliances. Expansive two story family room boasts floor to ceiling stone fireplace. New neutral paint and hardwood floors throughout the entire home - main floor and upstairs - with the only exception being new carpet on the stairs. The main floor Master Bedroom is oversized with a tray ceiling, a large walk-in bathroom with his/her sinks, walk-in shower, and a large walk in closet. The upper level offers 3 more bedrooms, bath, and large bonus room with plenty of natural light. This home has been wired for electrical vehicle (EV) charging capability. Seller is giving a $5000 allowance at closing for fencing around the driveway. This parcel backs up to a community parcel that leads to the lake and allows for seasonal views of Lake Keowee. Don't be fooled by the summer foliage! This is a must see home!
Listing Brokerage NameJoan Herlong Sotheby's Int
Community - Salem
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Salem is a small town located along Scenic Highway 11 in Oconee County, South Carolina. With a total radius of 0.8 square miles, Salem lies in between Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee. Salem was originally established as a lumber town but is now known for its gorgeous golf courses and luxurious residential neighborhoods.
Real Estate in Salem
Oconee County is often a top choice for retirees and members of the senior population because of the low real estate costs and laid-back lifestyle. With the third lowest property taxes in South Carolina, Oconee County offers a high quality of life perfect for residents of all ages. If you are looking for a mountain-lake cottage with miles of pristine lake views or a luxurious home with a golf course setting, look no further than Salem, SC.
Lifestyle and Attractions
The Oconee lifestyle offers lake living, charming downtowns, outdoor experiences, main street shopping, endless waterfalls, and a full calendar of community festivals and events. Known as the “golden corner” of the state, Oconee ounty boasts a beautiful backdrop of the blue ridge mountains. Lake Keowee, Lake Jocassee, and Lake Hartwell provide tens of thousands of acres of adventure for visitors and residents.
The many museums throughout the county highlight different aspects of Salem’s history including the Museum of the Cherokee of South Carolina and the Lunney House.
Enjoy dozens of markets and festivals offered year-round. Weekly farmers markets, music festivals, holiday celebrations, and parades fill the calendar and ensure that residents and visitors feel plugged-in and connected to the community.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Salem’s close proximity to Clemson University, Southern Wesleyan University, and the Oconee campus of Tri County Technical College offer residents the opportunity to attend year-round sporting events, participate in continuing education classes, and engage in cultural experiences.
The School District of Oconee County encompasses 29 schools. Comprised of public, private, charter, and christian schools, the district has a total of over 10,000 students.
The name Keowee comes from Cherokee word meaning ‘Place of the Mulberries’. During the American Revolution, the Cherokee lost favor with their former British allies resulting in the Cherokee War between the Cherokees and the South Carolina militia. The war ended with the Cherokees pursuing peace by giving up nearly all their land in South Carolina. Many Cherokee artifacts can be found in the local museums throughout Oconee County.
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