545 Long Reach Drive Salem, SC 29676
Everything is "Just Right" about this home. It's ... on the right lake: Lake Keowee, the jewel of the southeast ... in the right community: Keowee Key with its full amenity package ... the right size: about 1,430 sq. ft. of comfortable living ... and it has the right (very open) floor plan: Great room (living room/dining room/kitchen) with 3 bedrooms, two full baths, 2 car garage all on one level. Plus there's a screened porch, a very large deck and patio that overlooks your private garden. There's even an elevator for effortless access from the circular drive and garage. Retreat to the sanctuary of your Great Room to enjoy seasonal lake views seated by your gas log fireplace surrounded by stone. At hand is food and drink from the efficient kitchen. Or retire to the large master bedroom with its convenient laundry. The two additional bedrooms for family or guests are located at the front of the house. There's a small unfinished area in the basement is suitable for storage or a handyman’s workshop. Within easy walking distance is Keowee Key's Chestnut Point Park and marina where you can slip your boat and explore spectacular Lake Keowee. At your leisure you can enjoy the community's golf, tennis, fitness, and swimming (indoor, outdoor and beach) facilities or dine in the restaurant or the Bistro; both in the community's private Clubhouse. Everything is "Just Right" about this home and it is Right Here waiting for you to enjoy it.
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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