2300 Beckenham Drive- Park West- Deep Water Dock

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DEEP WATER DOCK WITH 9 FEET AT LOW TIDE! Need I say more?!

Located in lovely Park West, you will love this custom Lowcountry home with dock on the Wando River, located on a private cul-de-sac in Masonborough. The panoramic water views along with Charleston charm make this home a one of a kind find! The home has a great layout for everyday living and entertaining with a formal dining room, living room, great room and an eat-in chef’s kitchen on the main floor. The master bedroom suite is also located on the main floor, with four large bedrooms and a flex space on the next level. High-quality craftsmanship abounds with luxurious features including Travertine and hardwood floors, multiple fireplaces, coffered ceilings, wainscoting, built-in cabinets, granite counters and so much more. The home also boasts many outdoorliving spaces including a covered front porch, deck, private backyard and a rooftop sundeck with panoramic views of the water.

Additional features of this stunning home include:

*Dual staircase leading to a grand front porch with columns, Travertine stone flooring, stunning mahogany French doors flanked with floor-to-ceiling shutters, tongue and groove ceiling and gas lanterns.

*2-story foyer with Travertine flooring, direct view of the water and sweeping staircase to 2nd floor *Travertine stone and Caribbean Walnut Hardwood flooring throughout main and upper level. Hand scraped hardwood and Travertine in lower level.

*Formal dining room with gas fireplace, wainscoting, coffered ceiling and French doors leading to front porch

*Formal living room/ library, currently being used as a billiards room, with wood-lined walls, built in cabinetry, coffered ceiling and 2nd gas fireplace

*Fully equipped Chef’s kitchen with commercial grade appliances – AGA stove and oven with pot filler, Sub-Zero refrigerator, and Dacor oven, warming drawer, microwave and wine cooler

*Amazing, over-sized back porch overlooking a very private back yard with water views, featuring Travertine floor, tongue and groove ceiling, with fans and gas lanterns

*First floor master bedroom with double doors leading to back porch *Spacious master bathroom with double sinks, walk-in, rain head shower, jacuzzi tub, double walk-in closets and stacked washer/ dryer

*Second floor with open loft/ flex space and four large bedrooms (two are en-suite and two share a Jack-n-Jill bath)

*Second floor laundry room with granite counter, wash sink and built in cabinetry

*Spiral stair case from second level porch to top sundeck with panoramic water views *Basement/ Garage level with 3 bay, 4 car garage and tons of storage.

*Lower level features a large family room with French doors that access the ground d level patio, built in cabinetry with sink and built in beverage cooler

*Outdoor kitchen includes crab pot filler and high output gas burner, cut out for a Big Green Egg, 5 burner gas grill and pot burner

*Pergola overlooking a fantastic oversized paver patio with in-ground fire feature! Perfect for year-round entertaining

*Adorable brick-walled home office which could be turned into a wine cellar *10 foot ceilings throughout, extensive trim and moldings, window box seats, wired for sound, Nest thermostat, central vacuum, wood shelves in closets, elevator shaft for all 3 levels

*The dock is accessible through an easement on the neighbor’s property with a shared walkway. The property has its own pier head and floater. Pilings can accommodate a boat lift. True deep water even at low tide, a rare find!

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MLS #18005225

Offered at $1,499,999

For more information, contact Jackie Kelly at 843.991.9111 or jackie@thecassinagroup.com

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What’s For Sale In Old Mt. Pleasant/ Old Village?

The inventory is still relatively low in the neighborhood, with only 40 homes on the market as of today (11/26).  The current inventory ranges in price from $310,000 to $6,750,000.  Yes, you read that correctly, $6,750,000.  I know you are interested, so here is the scoop… check out this amazing home which is listed by Champ Smith of Places, LLC:

205 Ferry St. Available for $6,750,000.

A fantastic home on one of the best harbor front lots in the area!  Features 5200 sq feet, 3 bedrooms and 4.5 baths.

Click here to learn more.

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I would imagine we will see a new crop of inventory this Spring all over the Charleston area.  But for now, it is what it is, so if you are someone you know is considering purchasing a home here, feel free to share this list…Click here for a complete list of homes that are on the market in the Old Mt. Pleasant/ Old Village.  Please let me know if I can help!  For all Charleston Real Estate, check out www.JackieKellyRealEstate.com

The Huffington Post….25 Reasons You Must Visit Charleston, SC Immediately

There’s a reason Charleston has been voted America’s Best City three times over: the grits are spicy, the weather is warm, and the people are oh-so charming. This ain’t a resort town either, ya’ll– the city’s got a history as rich as a biscuit covered in gravy.

After the summer crowds ebb, late fall is Charleston’s prime time. Craving some southern comfort before winter sets in? Here are 25 things worth the rush down to “Chucktown.”

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1. Seventy-six degree weather in November

2. Long cobblestone streets

3. The peanut butter burger at Poe’s Tavern

4. College of Charleston basketball games college of charleston basketball

5. The Movember Celebration Finale, a small-town festival where your mustache could win the “Most Like Tom Selleck” award

6. A Sunday bike ride on Ravenel Bridge
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7. The newly revamped dance floor at Prohibition bar

Click here to read more, see great pictures, and learn more tips on what to do and see in Charleston, SC!

Market Update From Charleston Trident Association Of Realtors

MARKET ACTIVITY REPORTS

Quicklinks: Current Reports | Archives | Video Updates Year-to-Date Real Estate Sales Up 23%, Median Price up 8.5% in Charleston Region

CHARLESTON, SC—(November 18, 2013) According to preliminary data released today by the Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS® (CTAR), 1,020 homes sold at a median price of $190,000 in October. Last October, 920 homes sold at a median price of $185,000 in the region.

Year-to-date 10,897 homes have sold at a median price of $203,947 in an average of 86 days. Compared to this point in 2012, sales have increased by 23% and median price has risen by 8.5%. Year-to-date figures in 2012 showed 8,842 sales at a median price of $187,894.  Inventory rose very slightly, with 5,836 homes listed as ‘active’ for sale in the Charleston Trident Multiple Listing Service (CTMLS).

“As we expected, we didn’t see much, if any impact from the government shutdown during October. Sales progressed at a normal pace and any transactions that were delayed by the temporary shutdown have likely closed. However, changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) are impacting real estate in the Lowcountry, as rates adjusted for many residential and commercial property owners on October 1, who purchased or are purchasing pre-FIRM properties. This has affected the ability to buy and/or sell some properties classified as high risk, since the premiums on some properties increased significantly” said 2013 CTAR President, Owen Tyler.

CTAR continues to work with our state and national counterparts to ensure this issue is properly addressed by our legislators. NAR Past President Moe Veissi is scheduled to testify at a Congressional hearing sponsored by the House Financial Services Committee, Housing and Insurance Subcommittee, on Tuesday, November 19. His testimony will include several examples of high premiums and sales being delayed form the Charleston area. Sens. Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham and Congressman Mark Sanford have co-sponsored “Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act” H.R. 3370 and S. 1610, which would delay the flood insurance rate hikes until FEMA concludes its affordability study and can have time to propose and implement revisions to Biggert-Waters.

September Adjustment Preliminary data reported for September 2013 indicated that 1,133 homes sold at a median price of $209,000. Adjusted figures now show 1,138 homes sold at a median price of $207,060.

Berkeley County 227 homes sold at a median price of $171,090 in Berkeley County in October. The most active area in the county was the area bordered by Jedburg Road, Highway 17A and College Park, with 60 sales at a median price of $160,915.

Find additional reports on Berkeley County, here

Charleston County In Charleston County in October, 566 homes sold at a median price of $288,147.  West Ashley (outside I-526) was the most active area during the month with 80 sales at a median price of $197,219.

Find additional reports on Charleston County, here

Dorchester County 188 homes sold at a median price of $162,500 in October in Dorchester County. The most active area was Summerville/Ridgeville, where 80 homes sold at a median price of $163,750.

Find additional reports on Dorchester County, here.

Media Contact: Meghan Byrnes Weinreich | 843.793.5208 Marketing and Communications Director Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS