Ave. of Oaks, Fine Home W Pool, Near D'Town, James Isld, 2day Specials(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, + heated 4th bedroom/study
The home is so beautiful it was recently filmed by an LA production crew for use in a cable TV show! This quiet serene neighborhood is the hidden gem of Charleston as it loaded with huge oak trees with spainish moss and resurrection ferns, and it captures the sweet southeasterly breeze and sun sets off of the beautiful Stono River 1/2 block away. A true lowcountry experience. Walk, golf cart or bike the half mile to the Fine Arts Theater with four excellent restaurants, wine bar and club house. The municipal golf course and driving range is also just around the corner, as are picnic tables, playground and boat ramp on the intercoastal waterway.
The ambiance of lounging in the spacious front yard under the majestic oaks with a good book or glass of wine is unsurpassed. Artists come to paint or photograph the avenue in front of the house, but the real experience is just to sit and enjoy it with a friend. No reason to drive all over the place looking for Charleston beauty, it's in the front yard! The swimming pool (32' x 18' with brand new liner) and surrounding patio with pergola and shaded sitting area are so cool, calm and relaxing after a day of work or touring, it makes the Charleston summers a treat! Really, jog the neighborhood, bike with the kids and cool off in the pool ! The pool is currently being relined and concrete patio expanded, new photo will be up soon.
The house is traditional style at 2400 sq ft with living spaces down and the sleeping spaces upstairs, and has been recently renovated. There are three bedrooms upstairs with two queen beds and one full bed and two full baths. The master bedroom is especially spacious with a huge tarrezo tile bathroom that has an open shower. Two of the bedrooms have large windows looking into the oak boughs covered with resurrection fern and birds galore, a perfect view when waking.
Downstairs there is the living room with a huge picture window looking out into the gorgeous front yard and oak trees, and an archway into the dining room. The kitchen is fully equipped, has a tile countertop, breakfast island, and has a gas range and double ovens. The den and a half bath are off of the kitchen and lead to the patio and pool. There are refinished hardwood floors throughout the home, double paned and double hung vinyl windows, freshly painted and for and improved for over ten years . If needed the furnishings can be included down to the flatware to be used as a fully furnished second home (with the exception of the living room rug, coffee table and several paintings).
There is also a 400 sq sf professionally converted study/bedroom with a potential plumbed bathroom for a "mother in law suite" looking out into the live oaks and also a laundry and work room, both with double french doors leading to the driveway. This is included in the 2400 square foot calculations.
This is a beautiful home, very comfortable in an unbelievably pleasant setting, very close to downtown - but quiet and no traffic - like a cul-de-sac ! The elementary school is Montessori, and the High School includes an International Bachelarotte Program.
NOTE : The land elevation is 23' high ! ! and no flood insurance is required !! AND it is the only neighborhood east of Highway 17 anywhere that the SC State WInd Pool Insurance is not required, this is a huge insurance savings and also a very safe place to live and invest in a home.
This is the most beautiful place in the LowCountry I have ever seen over 25 years, and the safest for long term home safety and investment. A Special place for a special family!
Please contact me at 843-860-2570 for serious inquires only. The asking price is $675,000 and brokers are not protected or needed, as this is a jewel !
Member since: 2012
- 2100 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
No bachelor, bachelorette, or wedding parties. Participants in weddings discouraged. Minimum 35 year old primary renter. Home and neighborhood are appropriate for families, ladies groups, reunions...moreless
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), No sofa sleeping - in beds only
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Historic Live Oak Avenue. This happy home is located on Wappoo Drive, a historic road from McLeod Plantation to the Stono River (1/2 block away), and is fully lined with scores of huge live oaks reaching a crescendo on this block as it ends by the Stono River. You can lounge in lawn chairs in the spacious front yard basking in the quiet majesty of the trees, or float in the swimming pool watching the birds and hawks weave through the boughs and spanish moss, or read in the air conditioning enjoying the view from the picture window or bedrooms. This quiet setting is a perfect compliment to day in historic downtown Charleston, or a day at the beach. Walk, jog, bike to the golf course, boat landing, picnic on the intercoastal waterway, Fine Arts Theater, dining, bars - all within a half mile!...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Mobile Phone
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning $125
- Tax Rate 8%
The $300 reservation deposit will double as the damage deposit, and will be refunded the week after departure.
This reservation deposit is not normally refundable for cancellations, unless severe weather is the reason.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: I have lived in Charleston and the surrounding lowcountry for twenty years and have found the perfect spot, and am proud to provide to visitors to the beautiful LowCountry and Charleston area. I will gladly provide travel information and insights.
Why the Owner Chose Riverland Terrace, Charleston, SC, USA:
A truly unique southern low country setting with HUGE live oaks making a 1/2 mile long magnificent cathedral of antebellum beauty. Literally every renter texts me "wow! this is a special place". This is a primary residence I happily rent to those who want to be a off the hard beaten path at the beach, but who want to be closer to downtown and who value relaxation. All linens, towels, utensils, basic condiments, several bikes, etc. are available for your use - no more hauling your home in your car to vacation! We do not accept ANY wedding related families or gatherings.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The setting is unique, and many say it is a "nice slice of life" . Looking out the front picture window into the huge live boughs as the spainish moss waves and the sunlight plays across the trunks, it is an active, dynamic view that is not often witnessed. Beautiful sunset views around the neighborhood as you walk under the oaks and enjoy the soft southeasterly breeze. After touring Charleston, then refreshing yourself in the swimming pool, you can walk or bike down the oak lane to the antique mall with fine arts theater and restaurants, or to the picnic tables and playground on the intercoastal waterway.
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Bravo film crew using this house in the opening sequence of a TV show
View from the front door across the yard
Large tiled bath with open shower and marble vanity
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 12, 2017
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