An absolutely dreamy estate on Kiawah Island, South Carolina is now for sale at an excellent price: $18 million instead of the initial listing price of $29 million. The 11.69-acre lot holds a beautiful residence designed by Shope Reno Wharton and built by Built by Russ Cooper. All interiors were tastefully done by Jacquelynne P. Lanham Designs.
This amazing property was featured recently in the Wall Street Journal and also in the fabled Architectural Digest magazine back in 2009 (June issue). By now you’ve gotten a pretty clear idea of the property’s awesomeness, judging only by the names above. So now let’s confirm all your expectations and maybe even surpass them with some detailed information and some really nice photos.
The main residence offers 15,322 square feet of space, while the outdoor living areas represent an additional 5,000 square feet. There are 7 bedrooms in the house, as well as 9 full baths and 3 half ones. Exquisite craftsmanship can be admired in every room, in the form of hardwood flooring and paneling (old oak, walnut, and mahogany) and other exquisite details.
The color palette for the luxe interiors was inspired by the natural and soothing colors of the island. Consequently, both the owners and their guests will always enjoy a relaxing ambiance in every room. Large Germany-imported Tischler and Sohn windows ensure plenty of natural light throughout the day, for a very uplifting atmosphere.
Aside from the numerous bedrooms and the various living and entertaining spaces, the main residence also flaunts a superb gourmet kitchen with all the best luxury appliances and custom storage spaces. Also noteworthy is the large wine cellar, the top-notch media wall, the office, the study with mahogany paneling, the stocking room and the butler’s pantry.
The property has additional homesites, a private boat dock, and a guest house with a bedroom, two full bathrooms, a sitting area, a full kitchen, and even media and fitness rooms.