20 years ago these homeowners moved from Illinois to experience life in paradise-their expectations were met and surpassed in every way! Not only because of the temperate climate in the Upstate but also the beauty of the pristine waters of Lake Keowee and the surrounding area with mountains, waterfalls, hiking trails and the convenience to Asheville, NC, Greenville ,SC and Atlanta, GA. Mix that with the Clemson University 20 minutes away-GO TIGERS ,well, it DOESNT GET ANY BETTER! See for yourself and come have a look at this beautiful 4 bedroom 3.5 bath waterfront in much desired Wynward Pointe. As you walk through the home notice all of the beautiful stained glass the owner made, it conveys! Immaculately maintained, open floor plan, cathedral ceilings and a 2 story stacked stone fireplace, sun porch, office off master, separate formal dining, granite kitchen counters, 2 aisle huge pantry, custom cabinetry, large laundry room, large upper deck and lower deck, and a concrete path leading to the deep water covered dock with lift and jet ski ramp. Directly across from the dock is a Duke Energy Reserve affording privacy and nature in a very coveted north end of Lake Keowee. The lower level of the home has an abundance of storage, 3 plus bedrooms,(1 being a master), wet bar, recreation room, play area, large work shop , and large covered deck to entertain all the company you WILL have living on Lake Keowee! The grounds are lovingly maintained with seasonal plants, waterfall, bird houses, and areas to take in the beauty surrounding you! Wynward Pointe has a very active HOA with canasta, bridge, ladies activities , Christmas parties, boat floats, dry dock parties, 4th of July parades... and the friendliest folks around! We'd love to show you around so give us a call! Owners are relatives of the listing agents.
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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