An unparalleled opportunity to own the unique and special "Secret Garden Cottage" home located on 4.09 acres on Lake Sharon in the coveted Briar's Creek Golf Community. Designed by Architect Wayne Windham, and meticulously crafted by Burke Lee construction, this three bedroom four bathroom home (with three areas allowing the option for expansion of additional rooms) is situated on a scrupulously landscaped homesite. With 3,664 heated square feet, optimal southern exposure for great sunshine on the pool deck, and sea breezes, this desirable property won't last long! As you make your way down the beautifully treed long, winding lane, you realize this is going to be special. Two grand oaks inside the front oval driveway are surrounded by azaleas and lead you to the private, gated arched stone entryway. Pause to admire the the hand-painted leaded glass front door, with its custom screening. With a 5/8' thick slate roof from Vermont, and a real stone and cement stucco exterior, 4265 Wild Turkey Way exudes superiority.
The outdoor living area includes a large screen porch with a wood burning fireplace and seat height stone hearth and stacked rock chimney. With its motorized screen and superb lake views, it incorporates an envious summer kitchen hidden behind a sliding barn door and presents custom built ipe cabinets and drawers, custom ipe covered exhaust fan, a lynx gas grill, two cooktop burners, blue stone flooring and contemporary track custom lighting along the bead board ceiling. The striking saltwater pool with aggregate finish and lighting is surrounded by imported French stone and offers two parallel curved bench seats. Continuing with the outside is a spectacular enclosed ground level garden with an antique European fountain, and lovely rose bushes. Or enjoy the second porch which overlooks the pool and lake.
Entering the home, the well thought out interior allows usage of space for intimate family gatherings or large parties with equal ease. No detail has been missed! Select walnut flooring of three, five and seven inch random width boards with satin matte waterborne urethane finish [and closed cell insulation under the first floor] are scuff resistant and easy to maintain and are found throughout the entire house. You will find Venetian plaster walls throughout the great room, sunroom, kitchen, entry, dining room and hall along with generous custom crown molding and deep baseboards. The great room boasting a gas fireplace and ten foot coffered ceilings of solid hand hewed beams is sized for comfort offering direct access to the dining room, kitchen, sunporch, front entry and outdoor porch for easy entertainment flow. Lakeside family dining is a delight in the light-filled sunroom featuring large windows.
The stunning chef's kitchen features custom cabinetry with deep drawers, pull out shelving and spice racks, granite backsplash, under cabinet lighting, a Dacor 5 burner gas range and pop up vent. Appliances include Wolf double ovens with self-cleaning and convection option, a Bosch dishwasher, a large Sub-Zero fridge, and a Shaw Original double farm and vegetable sinks. The very spacious center island with thick granite counters, counter height seating and custom cabinetry along with the perfect design layout accommodates several cooks with ease! The organized pantry with its own full size Sub Zero freezer features extensive maple wood pull out shelving, built in racks, pull out baskets, dividers and storage.
The home's library with Pecky cypress walls and custom deep cabinetry including shelving, file drawers and windows are framed externally by Confederate jessamine. The library is easily converted into a medical care bedroom, if needed, and is located next to the custom painted guest powder room which is handicap accessible with a pocket door, wide shallow sink, custom mirror for wheelchair height viewing, and a custom armoire style door that disguises the full walk-in shower.
The master suite, located on the first floor, boasts canned lighting, his and hers walk-in closets with custom shelving, drawers and hanging space, and outdoor access to a private porch. The ensuite master bathroom features Nu-Heat controlled heated limestone flooring, a walk in frameless shower and custom-built limestone foot bath, very rare green onyx countertops, double vanities, private commode, Kohler Plumbing, Grohe fixtures, large windows, and custom built-in cabinetry.
The second floor offers a built-in entertainment living area, and two mirroring guest bedrooms showing off gorgeous lake views from their window seat reading nooks, along with private en suite bathrooms. You will also find three enclosed spaces that can be easily finished to add up to three additional bedrooms, or a fitness room, a billiard room or whatever space you may desire.
The well-kept three car garage with two 10' wide and one 8' wide mahogany garage doors, features epoxy flooring, a custom built workshop, two closets, under stairwell storage, and a dehumidifier that drains to the exterior. The Overhead Door Marantec chain drive system has ultra-quiet motors, links to cars' built in remotes, a safety beam system and a pedestrian entry keypad. With an elevator not necessary as the home is only six steps up, a convenient access door from the garage to the interior boot room allows for easy transfer of goods. The boot room, with custom built in cabinetry, is designed for fishing poles and golf bag storage. The laundry room features limestone fossil countertops, a deep sink and custom storage for all of your needs, including tablecloth storage.
Other interior and exterior highlights include three quiet HVAC zones by Heil with programmable Honeywell thermostats, centrally connected heat and smoke detectors, a central vacuum cleaning system throughout the home [with four different hoses including in the garage and ancillary spaces], a built in sound system, Flo-Logic automatic water shut off system, auto lighting in all closets, all paddle fans with variable speed adjustments, and electrical outlets in the baseboards; a 20-zone Rain Bird irrigation system with lake drawn water, a mosquito misting system, a centrally connected security system, Loewen high impact glass windows, two sets of Sliders, and two sets of French doors, and lightning rod protection. Blue bird and wood duck houses line the lake. An outdoor shower, and extensive landscaping includes planter boxes, privacy hedges, low maintenance perennials, Grand live oak trees, palmetto trees, crepe myrtles, dogwood trees and redbud trees & landscape lighting accentuate the home.
This home is a short bike ride away from the breathtaking Clubhouse. Briar's Creek, a hidden gated private golf community consists of only 82 homesites, with only 29 being lakefront. With over 900 acres of immaculate Johns Island Lowcountry living, only a ten minute drive to Freshfields Village, and the Charleston Executive Airport, and thirty minutes to downtown Charleston. There are two levels of the Briar's Creek Club - including Social and Golf. Members are able to enjoy member concierge services and Clubhouse dining.
This homesite, private and situated on a cul-de-sac street, also allows room to add a guest house and a dock. Offered unfurnished, but outdoor furnishings are negotiable. Buyer to pay a working capital fee of 2 months' worth of assessments at closing.