Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc.®

518 Turtlehead Drive, Salem, SC 29676
MLS# 20262045

$1,295,000 | 3 beds | 3 full baths | 1 half baths | 2,538 sqft

$1,295,000 Reduced -$100,000
518 Turtlehead Drive
Salem, SC 29676
  • 3Beds
  • 3Full Baths
  • 1Half Baths
  • 2,538SqFt
  • 1991Year Built
  • 0.57Acres
  • MLS# 20262045
  • Residential
  • Single Family
  • Pending

  • Approx Time on Market4 months, 16 days
  • Area204-Oconee County,sc
  • CountyOconee
  • SubdivisionTurtlehead


Short term rentals allowed. Tree work completed 6/6/23 which created outstanding lake views. Pride of ownership and original owner since 1991, this one-of-a-kind property in Turtlehead subdivision on North Lake Keowee is a lifetime find. Lake and mountain views to be enjoyed from different angles and levels of the home. Bask in the greatness of this homes immaculate condition, craftsmanship, and unique architecture. This three bedroom, three full-bath home could be the perfect weekend getaway or full-time lake residence. As soon as you arrive, exterior features will make a grand statement with the circular drive, and French-inspired porte-cochere. Upon entry into the home, you will be welcomed by expansive lake views, and natural light streaming through the custom-built, wall-length, wood frame tilt-out windows. Attention to detail was captured in the construction of this home with heart pine wood flooring, tile, custom trim, and cabinetry throughout. The main floor features kitchen, living/dining area, master suite, laundry room, and guest half bath. The laundry room is complete with a utility sink, and cabinet storage.(Washer & Dryer to convey) The guest bath features a gorgeous custom-built wood vanity. The kitchen with granite countertops, abundant cabinetry, high-end appliances, lake and mountain views, is perfect for preparing daily meals for the family or entertaining. A screen porch opens off the kitchen and living room, offering the ability to extend entertaining or dining outdoors. The quaint living room with vaulted ceilings, and oversized wood stove surround will provide a unique living experience reminiscent of a cozy cottage or cabin. The spacious master suite with lake views, and ensuite master bath boasts multi-features with a walk-in shower, and an old-fashion claw foot bathtub. A custom wood staircase leads to the upstairs loft overlooking the main floor living area that includes a wet bar, seating/entertaining space, two oversized bedrooms which are large enough for multiple beds, and two full-size baths. At the top of the stairs is a seating area with wet bar, shelving for media storage, and a closet for added storage. The loft area features skylights throughout allowing additional natural light to illuminate the spaces upstairs. Enjoy elevated views of the lake from the living room windows while the loft overlooks the main level living space. The first loft bedroom includes an ensuite full size bath with walk-in tile shower, tile flooring, skylights, and attic storage crawl space. Loft bedroom two has shuttered windows with mountain views. The second loft bath in the hall is adjacent to this second bedroom and includes a shower/tub combo, tile flooring, and skylight. Enjoy the outdoors with a spacious patio off the screen porch area overlooking the lake with unbelievable lake views. The patio descends the sloping embankment with new stairs built in 2022, and path to your private 24 x 28 covered dock with attached drive-on jet ski dock. The lakeside of the home also offers additional storage space under the house. Turtlehead is a small, gated community on North Lake Keowee with private boat ramp access, and community pool. If architectural design, and craftsmanship are your forte then its time to book your showing today to see this unique cottage style home rarely seen on lake keowee. Short term rentals are allowed. Please independently verify with the HOA.

Association Fees / Info

Hoa Fees:  1320.00

Hoa Fee Includes:  Pool, Water

Hoa:  Yes

Community Amenities:  Boat Ramp, Gated Community, Pool

Hoa Mandatory:  1

Bathroom Info

Halfbaths:  1

Full Baths Main Level:  1

Fullbaths:  3

Bedroom Info

Num Bedrooms On Main Level:  1

Bedrooms:  Three

Building Info

Style:  Cottage, Traditional

Basement:  No/Not Applicable

Foundations:  Crawl Space

Age Range:  31-50 Years

Roof:  Architectural Shingles

Num Stories:  Two

Year Built:  1991

Exterior Features

Exterior Features:  Atrium Doors, Deck, Driveway - Circular, Driveway - Concrete, Insulated Windows, Porch-Screened, Tilt-Out Windows, Wood Windows

Exterior Finish:  Other, Wood


Transfer Fee:  No

Original Price:  $1,495,000

Price Per Acre:  $22,719

Garage / Parking

Storage Space:  Other - See Remarks

Garage Type:  None

Garage Capacity Range:  None

Interior Features

Interior Features:  Blinds, Built-In Bookcases, Cathdrl/Raised Ceilings, Ceiling Fan, Ceilings-Smooth, Connection - Dishwasher, Connection - Ice Maker, Connection - Washer, Countertops-Granite, Countertops-Laminate, Dryer Connection-Electric, Fireplace, French Doors, Plantation Shutters, Sky Lights, Smoke Detector, Walk-In Closet, Walk-In Shower, Washer Connection

Appliances:  Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Range/Oven-Electric, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater - Electric

Floors:  Hardwood, Tile

Lot Info

Lot:  7

Lot Description:  Cul-de-sac, Trees - Mixed, Waterfront, Steep Slope, Underground Utilities, Water Access, Water View, Wooded

Acres:  0.57

Acreage Range:  .50 to .99

Marina Info

Dock Features:  Covered, Existing Dock, PWC Parking


Other Rooms Info

Beds:  3

Master Suite Features:  Full Bath, Master on Main Level, Shower - Separate, Tub - Separate, Walk-In Closet

Property Info

Conditional Date:  2023-08-30T00:00:00

Inside Subdivision:  1

Type Listing:  Exclusive Right

Room Info

Specialty Rooms:  Laundry Room, Living/Dining Combination, Loft

Sale / Lease Info

Sale Rent:  For Sale

Sqft Info

Basement Unfinished Sq Ft:  N/A

Basement Finished Sq Ft:  N/A

Sqft Range:  2500-2749

Sqft:  2,538

Tax Info

Tax Year:  2022

County Taxes:  6072.87

Tax Rate:  6%

Unit Info

Utilities / Hvac

Utilities On Site:  Electric, Septic, Underground Utilities, Well Water, Well-Private, Well-Shared

Heating System:  Central Electric, Forced Air, Heat Pump

Electricity:  Electric company/co-op

Cool System:  Central Electric, Central Forced, Heat Pump

High Speed Internet:  ,No,

Water Co:  Private

Water Sewer:  Septic Tank

Waterfront / Water

Lake:  Keowee

Lake Front:  Yes

Lake Features:  Dock-In-Place

Water:  Well - Private, Well - Shared


Elem:  Tam-Salem Elm

Middle:  Walhalla Middle

High:  Walhalla High

Courtesy of Michael Martin of The Lake Company 

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Price & Status History (on since Mon, May 15th 2023)
  • Original Price: $1,495,000
  • Current Price: $1,295,000
  • Price Reduced: $200,000
Date ChangedFromTo
09/08/2023Contract Take Back UpsPending
08/30/2023ActiveContract Take Back Ups
08/25/2023$1,395,000 $1,295,000 Reduced by $100,000
07/19/2023$1,495,000 $1,395,000 Reduced by $100,000

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