14 Bowsprit Lane Salem, SC 29676
This 4 Bedroom home in a lovely wooded setting offers seasonal lake and sunset views! The main level features a living room with floor to ceiling stone fireplace and raised hearth, master bedroom with updated master bath, second bedroom with access to full bath and an office which could be a den or extra guest room. Dining area is off the living room. There is a bright kitchen with island/bar and doors accessing the relaxing screened porch. Laundry area is just down the hall on the way to the two car garage. Large deck off the back of the home overlooks the woods and seasonally, the lake. On the lower level is an open area for recreation room or media room, a separate area for games/crafts, two huge bedrooms and a full bath, along with loads of extra storage space in the form of two storage rooms and many closets. The half acre lot is planted for low maintenance with trees, flowering shrubs and foundation landscaping. There is even a fountain to greet your guests. All of this, and the home is in Keowee Key, an active adult community which has recently had a major renovation of the facilities and includes lake access, indoor and outdoor pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, competitive or non-competitive tennis, pickleball, a club with two restaurants, bar and an 18 hole golf course! There are so many activities in this community, it's impossible to list them all! Come see if this home and lake lifestyle is right for you!
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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