Consider this stately, contemporary, 2-story home located on a quiet cul-de-sac street in private Long Cove Club on the south end of Hilton Head Island. This over–half-acre, corner-lot property is accented with a wonderful array of oak trees, pine trees, and mature landscaping for a terrific sense of curb appeal. Home to the Island’s most-revered golf course, championship tennis facility, fully-renovated clubhouse (late 2013), community pool, community gardens, private marina and much more, Long Cove Club provides the ultimate in Island living and serves as the perfect back-drop for this superb home located just minutes from this community’s world-class amenities.
A shell-finished concrete driveway leads from the quiet cul-de-sac lane on to this large, corner-lot property, providing access to the home’s side-entry 2-car garage, a dedicated guest parking area, and the shell-finished front steps leading to the home’s main entry. An etched, leaded-glass entry door is flanked with twin sidelights and topped with a large palladium window, providing excellent natural lighting for the home’s entry foyer. The light and bright foyer features wood flooring, a soaring two-story ceiling with chandelier, and a convenient coat closet. Just off the foyer, the home enjoys a powder room, finished with wood flooring, a charming furniture-style vanity, and updated hardware.
The home’s open-style plan features a dramatic and spectacular great-room on the first level, affording a wonderful sense of openness and flow throughout the first floor. The great room is finished with a continuation of wood flooring, two-story smooth-finish architectural ceilings, a wall of glass overlooking the pool, and a double-sided fireplace that is flanked on either side with extensive built-in bookcases and topped with a custom TV niche, ideal for flat screen mounting. The great room includes a large living area, dining area with bay window, and a charming breakfast room extension, complete with seven windows for great vistas across the side and rear of the property.
The bistro-style, center-island kitchen enjoys a continuation of the rich wood flooring from the great room as it boasts an abundance of all-white cabinetry, solid surface countertops, and a full complement of appliances including a new stainless steel Samsung french-door fridge-over-freezer, JennAir wall oven, JennAir smooth-finish cooktop with downdraft vent, Asko dishwasher, and two integrated solid surface sinks. Other special features of the kitchen include its smooth finish ceiling with recessed lighting and crown molding, built-in wine rack, custom tile backsplash, under cabinet counter lighting, and various custom cabinet conveniences.
Just off the kitchen is the home’s dedicated laundry room, complete with full-size Maytag Neptune stack washer and dryer, utility sink, extensive thoughtful cabinetry, and ceramic tile flooring.
The first level floor plan is made complete with the private master suite located at the far right of the plan. This oversized suite enjoys plush carpeted flooring, smooth finish ceiling with overhead fan and crown molding, double-sided fireplace with television niche above, and a total of seven windows for excellent natural lighting. The beautifully-renovated master bathroom enjoys ceramic tile flooring, His and Her walk-in closets, a custom-tile walk-in shower with luxurious rain head and built-in bench, Jacuzzi tub with bay window surround, and an extended length furniture-style vanity with bow-front doors, twin Undermount sinks, and recessed lighting.
A set of carpeted stairs with a turned-spindle railing leads to the upper levels of the home, appointed with a dramatic 10′ fixed pane window at its landing. At the split level, the home features an oversized bonus room/in-law suite located above the two car garage. This sizable room enjoys carpeted flooring, smooth finish ceiling with recessed lighting and ceiling fan, built-in desk and storage cabinetry, and even a separate office/den with French door entry and twin casement windows. The suite further enjoys a private bathroom, finished with mosaic tile flooring, walk in, glass-surround shower, and cultured marble vanity.
The top floor of the home plays host to two en-suite guestrooms, separated by an open-bridge walkway overlooking the great room below. Both suites enjoy generous closet space, carpeted flooring, and private full bathrooms with quality appointments. Along the upper hallway, there is a terrific walk-in storage space complete with carpeted flooring, built-in storage cabinetry, and convenient attic access.
At the back of the property, the home features a dramatic architectural deck/bridge that spans the private rectangular-shaped pool below and provides convenient access from the main living level down to the pool deck. The pool area features extensive decking at either end of the pool, and is perfectly framed by the manicured landscaping with a serene lagoon view at the back of the property.
The home further enjoys a two car garage with custom concrete finished floor, excellent storage cabinetry, and a new (2013) overhead garage door. The garage provides access to the service courtyard for pool and HVAC equipment, as well as access to the home’s spa/fitness pool located in a dedicated room at the back of the garage for privacy.