Consider this absolutely charming, single-level home situated in an ideal location to take in picturesque views of two challenging holes on the Harbour Town Golf Links in world-renowned Sea Pines Plantation! Situated on a sprawling homesite along a quiet residential street, 31 Marsh Drive has been beautifully renovated/updated to offer a light/bright, enjoyable floorplan complete with granite/stainless steel kitchen, great room with hardwoods and gas fireplace, private master suite with travertine-stone bath, expansive back deck…and so much more!
Accessed by a brick-lined concrete driveway, the property greets you with a stately porte cochere appointed with handsome brick columns and a striking architectural roofline as it provides convenient owner and guest parking at the front of the home. The porte cochere features a smooth-finish ceiling with crown molding, twin accent lights, and three overhead skylights for natural lighting. The carport also plays host to two sizable storage closets, and is surrounded by mature, manicured landscaping for an overall outstanding curb appeal to the home.
Twin brick planter boxes flank the brick stairs leading to the home’s covered front entry, where a handsome stained-wood and leaded-glass door is paired with twin sidelights as it welcomes you into the home. The light and bright entry foyer greets you with its handsome wood flooring, overhead skylight, and multiple casement windows. Appointed with custom lighting and crown molding, this spacious foyer entry sets the tone for quality throughout the property.
Opening directly from the foyer, the great room is a wonderful, natural-light filled space that enjoys a continuation of hardwood flooring, smooth-finish ceiling with extensive recessed lighting, twin ceiling fans/light, multiple windows, and an impressive wall of four (4) sets of double French doors opening out to the large covered back deck. The great room, which boast generous living and dining space, also features an elevated gas fireplace with custom wood mantle and hand-painted mural, as well as a granite-topped wet-bar with glass-front display cabinets.
The expansive back deck runs the full width of the home, featuring both covered (with twin skylights), and open-air sections. This elevated outdoor living space enjoys picture-perfect views on the 16th tee, 10th green and fairway, and 11th tee (in the distance) of the Harbour Town Golf Links. Appointed with stately oak trees and mature, manicured landscaping, the back deck leads to the home’s private swimming pool at the back right corner of the property. Perfectly positioned for a combination of privacy and views, this free-form shaped pool features built-in steps, delightful waterfall, and an adjacent, connected, elevated hot tub with built-in lighting.
Located in the center of the floorplan, the beautifully renovated kitchen serves as the heart of the home, and is finished with handsome wood cabinetry, granite countertops, rich hardwood flooring, smooth-finish ceiling with recessed lighting and crown molding, an overhead skylight, nine (9) windows, and twin French doors opening out to the expansive rear deck. The kitchen enjoys a full complement of stainless steel appliances including LG French-door fridge over freezer with in-door ice and water service, microwave, Amana four-burner gas cooktop with retractable downdraft vent, Amana dishwasher, and Amana convection oven. Other special features of the kitchen include handsome granite backsplash, under-cabinet task lighting, double-basin sink, stainless-steel vegetable sink, and an expansive, integrated granite breakfast bar with plentiful barstool seating. Additionally, the kitchen enjoys a granite-topped task counter with custom cabinetry, as well as a large breakfast/casual dining area, complete with hardwood flooring, overhead fan/light, and recessed lighting.
The bedroom wing of the home is accessed by a hallway off the eat-in kitchen, enjoying a continuation of hardwood flooring, crown molding, accent lights, and providing access to the dedicated laundry room, a seasonal storage closet, and three en suite bedrooms.
The dedicated laundry room features full-size GE laundry machines, extensive storage cabinetry, twin folding counters, built-in shelving, low-maintenance flooring, and a glass patio door opening out to the back deck and pool/spa. Additionally, the laundry room provides convenient access to the water heater, as well as pull-down stair access to the attic area above.
The first guest suite enjoys views across the sprawling front landscape of the property as it features Berber-style carpeting, smooth-finish ceiling with overhead fan/light, walk-in closet, four (4) casement windows, and a private bathroom finished with ceramic tile flooring, tile-surround shower/tub combination, and extended-length cultured marble vanity.
The second guest suite is a mirror-image of the first, similarly finished with Berber-style carpeting, smooth-finish ceiling with overhead fan/light, walk-in closet, four (4) casement windows, and a natural-light–filled private bathroom with combination shower/tub.
The master suite is located privately at the back right hand corner of the floor plan, finished with Berber-style carpeting, smooth-finish ceiling with crown molding and overhead fan/light, three (3) casement windows, and double French door access to the pool deck. The beautifully-renovated master bathroom boasts handsome travertine stone flooring, a corner-location Jacuzzi tub, twin travertine vanities, custom-design travertine-stone walk-in shower with rain head, large overhead skylight, private water closet, and a large walk-in closet complete with custom organizers and dressers.
Additional features of the home include a private powder room with pedestal sink and ceramic flooring, dedicated coat closet with wood flooring, and a seasonal storage closet complete with wood flooring, and extensive built-in shelving and organizers.
This home is ideally located in a quiet “corner” of this residential/resort community, where traffic is extremely low yet the robust amenities/conveniences of Harbour Town are just a short walk/bike-ride away!