Consider this newer-construction, split-level, stucco home situated on a full-size golf course lot in popular, private Long Cove Club on the south end of Hilton Head Island. Located conveniently just minutes from the 24-hour-manned entrance of this charming, southern-style gated community, 12 Retreat Lane sits on a quiet cul-de-sac street and is accessed by a winding concrete driveway that passes a front walk as it leads to a side-entry 2-car garage. Featuring expanded guest parking areas, the drive is flanked by manicured landscaping as the front walkway winds to the covered front entry of the home where charming brick flooring and twin columns welcome you to the residence.
An ornate leaded-glass front entry door is paired with matching twin sidelights as it welcomes you into the dedicated foyer entry of the home, complete with 16” tile flooring and a tall smooth-finish ceiling with crown molding and integrated lighting. The foyer opens to a carpeted living room complete with soaring smooth-finish ceiling with recessed lighting, crown molding, an overhead paddle fan, a gas fireplace with tile surround, a thoughtful entertainment niche, twin granite–topped built-ins, and a sliding glass door opening to the private and picturesque brick courtyard patio. Additionally, a small hallway located just off the living room provides access to an audio/video control niche with granite top, as well as a sizable coat/storage closet.
Just off the living room is the spacious, open–design dining room, finished with custom wainscoting, built-in pass-thru buffet with beverage fridge, box tray ceiling with crown molding and recessed lighting, and twin passageways to the eat-in kitchen.
The center-island-design eat-in kitchen is light and bright and features wood flooring, granite countertops, rich wood cabinetry, and a full complement of stainless-steel appliances including Dacor 5- burner gas range, GE Profile hood with integrated lighting, GE microwave, GE wall oven, Amana fridge/over freezer, and a Bosch dishwasher. Other special features of the kitchen include a double-basin stainless steel sink, custom tile backsplash, recessed lighting, integrated audio speakers, and a delightful and spacious breakfast area with multiple windows to take in the surrounding golf view.
Enjoying three separate points of access from the first floor, the brick–finished courtyard–style patio is an outstanding and convenient outdoor extension of the living space of the home, ideal for entertainment. This spacious and decorative setting features multiple planter beds, stucco – finished half walls, and a walkway out to the back yard and golf course beyond.
The master suite is located privately at the back left corner of the floor plan as it is accessed by a dedicated hallway filled with natural light from multiple windows. The spacious master bedroom features plush carpeted flooring, cathedral ceiling with integrated lights and audio speakers, sitting area with surrounding windows, elevated gas fireplace with custom tile surround, and an overhead paddle fan. The suite features twin walk–in closets, as well as a lavish master bath complete with tile flooring, center–location Jacuzzi tub, twin granite vanities (1 featuring a make-up counter extension), private water closet, linen closet, and a customer walk-through tile shower with twin shower heads.
The first of three guestrooms is located at the front left corner of the floor plan, featuring plush carpeted flooring, box tray ceiling, multiple windows with custom blinds, walk-in closet, and a private bathroom with tile flooring, extended – length granite vanity, and a combination shower/tub.
The second main – level guest room is located at the back right corner of the floor plan and features plush carpeted flooring, tall smooth-finish ceiling, multiple windows, and a large walk- in closet. The adjacent wood-floored hallway provides access to the convenient full bathroom complete with tile–surround walk–in shower. The hallway further provides access to the dedicated laundry room, complete with ceramic tile flooring, full–size LG front–load laundry machines, and a utility sink.
Carpeted stairs lead off the back hallway to the split–level where a large bonus room/guest suite enjoys recessed lighting, a ceiling fan/light, twin closets, and two clever window seats. Additionally, the split-level enjoys a private bathroom finished with extended–length granite vanity, fixed–paned mirror, ceramic tile flooring, a shower/tub combination, and even a convenient walk–in attic access.
This outstanding home also offers an oversized 2- car garage complete with smooth finish ceiling, integrated lighting, multiple windows, utility sink, a large storage closet, and a handy patio door access from the driveway.
Take full advantage of the world class amenities and features of this outstanding community, all just minutes away, including Hilton Head’s #1 Pete Dye Championship golf course (with driving range and separate teaching center), tennis center, Olympic-size pool, fully-renovated clubhouse with fine dining, community docks/marina, playground/picnic area, farm plots, and one-acre dog park. Plus, enjoy the convenience of Fresh Market, Whole Foods and Kroger just a 5 minute drive away…and the beach just a 10-minute drive away!