205 Torrington Road Walhalla, SC 29691
Welcome to 205 Torrington Road in Walhalla near Lake Keowee! This 3000+ square foot home has a charming country farmhouse feel. As you drive up you will see a ranch style home nestled on a large 1.39 acre lot. The exterior of the home features vinyl siding, a gutter system, an architectural shingled roof, and solar panels that are paid in full - therefore, there will be no charge or lease applied to the new owners. Also, there is ample parking in the gravel driveway which leads to the two car attached garage. The home has a full front porch complete with two porch swings and plenty of room for additional outdoor furniture like rocking chairs and garden accents such as planter pots and boxes for creating a restful place to enjoy views of the neighborhood. As you enter the home you will notice wood floors and vaulted ceilings in the great room. This large room is bright with lots of natural light and serves as a living room and dining room. The country kitchen is directly off the dining room side of the great room and has a modern farmhouse grey pallet with white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances including a gas range, and a driftwood grey plank tile floor that is both durable and stylish. There are two utility rooms conveniently located off the kitchen - one is a large dedicated pantry and the other is a laundry room with a counter top folding area and under storage. The kitchen has vaulted ceilings that are already wired with two chandelier style light fixtures. There is also a unique loft that overlooks the kitchen complete with a black iron equestrian style stair rail and custom iron detailed door that leads to a flex space. This flex space would be ideal as a home office, craft room, or additional storage room. There is a full bath on the main level with a tub/shower combo that serves as a powder room or additional bath for guests. Follow a short private hallway to the owner’s suite on the main level which has a walk-in closet, and its own spacious ensuite bathroom with a large separate tub, a vanity, and a private toilet area. Access the basement level by an interior stairway off the great room. The basement is finished with two guest bedrooms, another full bathroom, a flex space that could be a den/family room, theater room, playroom, or teen hangout, and a unique dedicated game room large enough for game tables like a pool table, air hockey table, and/or a card table. The game room has a built-in bar ideal for watching sports or entertaining friends/family. Most of the finished basement has rustic wood paneling creating a cozy cabin feel. There is a large deck off of the main level that overlooks the expansive backyard and elevated views beyond. Schools are very close by and you can enjoy close proximity to the Walhalla Main Street area with shops and restaurants. Get to Lake Keowee within 5-10 minutes, Clemson within 20 minutes, it’s only 30 miles to the mountains of Cashiers, NC, and Greenville is just a short 45 minute drive. NO HOA!!! This home is a MUST SEE to fully appreciate all it has to offer.
Community - Walhalla
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Walhalla is a quaint town situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains foothills just west of Greenville. With a charming downtown, historic homes, and convenient lake access, Walhalla is a wonderful place to visit and call home.
There are a variety of homes for sale in Walhalla, which is primarily a residential community. Many Walhalla homes have large, pristine lots with canopies of trees overhead. Walhalla real estate is relatively more affordable when compared to larger cities nearby.
Lifestyle and Attractions
Walhalla is a charming small town nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is situated in the Blue Ridge Escarpment, an area of transition between mountains and piedmont. Walhalla is the county seat of Oconee County. With an estimated population just over 4,000, this tight-knit community comes together with a myriad of annual events, including the annual Walhalla Oktoberfest, which honors the town’s rich German heritage dating back to the mid-1800s.
Walhalla hosts stunning historic houses, churches, and shops, all situated along beautiful tree-lined streets. With Lake Keowee and the expansive Nantahala National Forest nearby, there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation within reach. The area is dotted with sparkling waterfalls, including Yellow Branch Falls, Isaqueena Falls, and Station Cove Falls, all of which are located just up the road from Walhalla. Highway 28 South runs through town, which provides convenient access to larger cities such as Greenville and Anderson, which are approximately 46 and 38 miles away, respectively.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Walhalla is served by the School District of Oconee County, which operates 10 elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, and three specialized schools. A few of the schools are located in Walhalla, including Walhalla Elementary School, Walhalla Middle School, and Walhalla School. Walhalla has a handful of private school options as well, such as Faith Christian School. While there are no institutions of higher learning in Walhalla, residents may easily access Clemson University, which is approximately 15 miles away in Clemson.
Walhalla was originally a settlement of German immigrants who left Hamburg, Germany and Bavaria. They first arrived in Charleston and were still in search of a place they could call home. A group of men, including General John A. Wagener, Claus Bullwinkel, John C. Henckel, Jacob Schroder, and Christopher F. Seeba, purchased 17,859 acres of land for $27,000 from Reverend Joseph Grisham of West Union. There are plenty of buildings in Walhalla listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Ellicott Rock, Keil Farm, Oconee Station and Richards House, St. John's Lutheran Church, Stumphouse Tunnel Complex, and Walhalla Graded School.
Approximate Distance to:
Greenville: 46 Miles
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport: 59.5 Miles
- Oconee Memorial Hospital: 7 Miles
- Baptist Easley Hospital: 32.5 Miles
- Highway 28 S: 0 Miles
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