109 Stargazer Court is located in the waterfront community of Harbour Watch on Lake Murray, SC. This restricted community is located 16 miles west of Lexington, SC. Harbour Watch is less than 30 miles from Columbia, South Carolina’s capital city, and home to the University of South Carolina; 40 miles to the equestrian and historic city of Aiken, SC; and 25 miles to Newberry, SC, home of the Newberry Opera House and many fine dining restaurants. 109 Stargazer Courtis located in Lexington School District Three where students attend Batesburg-Leesville Elementary, Middle and High Schools.
This all-brick, custom-built home in the gated community of Harbour Watch on Lake Murray has four true bedrooms, 3.5 baths, bonus room, spacious kitchen, family room with fireplace, formal dining room and living room which could be an office or music studio, front porch, screened porch, deck and over-sized two-car garage. Located toward the front of the community, Stargazer Ct is the third exit off the circle at the impressive lion fountain. 109 Stargazer Ct is one of the most private lots in Harbour Watch. The neighbors on Harbour Watch Blvd also own the lot between their house and Stargazer Ct, providing additional green space in the front of the property. The lots to the left and right of 109 Stargazer Ct are undeveloped. The rear of the property is the back end of a 60 acre tract that has been family owned for generations.
The concrete walkway leads one up the brick steps onto the beautiful rocking chair front porch accented with wrought iron and columns. Enter the foyer. To the left is the formal dining room with raised panel chair rail and to the right, French doors open into a formal living room with vaulted ceiling. The window is accented with a palladium window overhead, which allows for nice natural morning light to illuminate this versatile space. It could easily be an office, music room or play room. The family room features an octagonal box ceiling with fan and recessed lights, corner gas log fireplace with granite surround and hearth, white wood mantle and electronics niche. The family room is open to the kitchen and breakfast room. The kitchen has a pantry closet, granite countertops, deep sink with disposal and tall, curved faucet, bar with oiled bronze pendant lighting overhead, stainless steel dishwasher, stainless steel side by side refrigerator, stainless steel microwave which is built-in over the black, smooth surface, self-cleaning oven/range. The breakfast area overlooks the back yard. In the springtime, the woods are decorated with azaleas and dogwoods in bloom.
A pocket door separates the breakfast area from the two bedrooms on the left side of the house. One of these rooms has a walk-in closet. These bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath with tub/shower. The utility room has built-in cabinets and a book bag/coat niche. The washer and dryer can be included with an acceptable offer. Also, off the hall is a lovely half bath with pedestal sink. The owner’s suite is on the right side of the house. It has a box ceiling and private bath with tile flooring installed on the diagonal. The top of the vanity is made of granite and has two sinks. The large shower has tile walls and accents that are repeated around the whirlpool tub over which an opaque window allows for natural light.
Upstairs, there’s a large bonus room with walk-in closet. The fourth bedroom is off the upstairs bonus room and it has a walk-in closet. There is a full bath with large vanity and tub/shower. Through one of the walk-in closets is massive, floored attic storage space. There are ceiling fans in all of the bedrooms and the bonus room and family room. There are high ceilings and crown molding throughout the main level. There is carpet in the bedrooms and tile in the bathrooms. The hardwood floors are Scandian exotic prefinished solid wood floors and they are throughout the main level kitchen, living and dining areas. The floor is lighter underneath rugs; therefore, the sellers are offering to have the hardwoods refinished with an acceptable offer. On the main level, French doors open from the family room onto a tiled screened porch that opens to a deck. The oversized two-car garage has side service entrance door. The home is equipped with gutters and a full-yard sprinkler system which is on a separate water usage meter. The property includes a one year home warranty.
The sellers of 109 Stargazer Ct are on a budget billing plan with South Carolina Electric and Gas and they pay $208/month for the electricity in their 3336 square foot home. Barnes Propane provides propane gas for the grill deck and gas logs. The Town of Batesburg-Leesville provides water service and the Town of Lexington provides sewer service. Fallaw Heating and Air services the two central HVAC units. Bugman provides pest control and the termite bond is maintained with Pest Management. Internet service is provided by Comporium. These sellers have Direct TV with AT&T, but Comporium also provides cable service. Harbour Watch has underground utilities. Also unique to Harbour Watch is the fact that all off-water lots come with a boat slip. Boat slip B-29 comes with the purchase of 109 Stargazer Ct. The boat owners association is only $315/year! Consider the cost of boat storage and one realizes that $315/year for a boat slip is a steal!
Harbour Watch is an upscale community on 130 acres adjacent to Lake Murray, a 50,000 acre recreational lake in the midlands of SC. Harbour Watch has a beautiful, lakeside clubhouse which has an upstairs gathering room with a gas log fireplace, big screen TV and comfortable furniture on one end and a pool table on the other. A small, well-equipped kitchen makes it perfect for parties. An elevator is available for those unable to climb stairs. On the lower level, a bar area, office, restrooms and an exercise room back up an inviting swimming pool overlooking the neighborhood marina. Nearby is a putting green and two clay tennis courts. There’s also a playground, walking trails, community ramp, community fishing pier, community peninsula with picnic shelters and dock. A very active social committee sponsors pot luck dinners, game day parties, parades, etc. Residents enjoy card, sewing, reading, and gardening clubs. They also offer aerobics, pilates and more. Harbour Watch has a full-time grounds keeper. The property owners’ association fee is $960/year.
Life at Harbour Watch provides endless possibilities for homeowners. Ammenities include: gated entrance & impressive lion fountain; elegant clubhouse with caterer's kitchen; fitness center; tennis courts; lakeside swimming pool; chipping and putting green; golf cart paths and parking; parks and nature trails; picnic shelters; private and shared docks for waterfront owners; deeded boat slips for off-water owners; two grounds keepers; public water and sewer; paved roads with curb and gutter; and underground utilities.
Take a leisurely stroll to the lake along one of the nature trails that meanders through the community or visit with friends at the Harbour Club. Enjoy a picnic at the Sunrise Pointe recreation area, or simply commune with nature. If you are feeling energetic, you might go for a swim in the pool, practice your putting on the private putting green, fish from the community dock, enjoy a brisk set of tennis, work out in the exercise facility or take off on a boating excursion.
When you pass through the private, gated entrance, a gentle curve leads you to a magnificent fountain centerpiece. Follow Harbour Watch Boulevard to the clubhouse. The upstairs is beautifully decorated with a gas log fireplace, big screen TV and comfortable furniture on one end and a pool table on the other. A small, well-equipped kitchen makes it perfect for parties. An elevator is available for those unable to climb stairs. On the lower level, a bar area and an exercise room back up to an inviting swimming pool, overlooking the neighborhood marina.
With over 500 miles of shoreline and 50,000 acres of recreational water, Lake Murray is home to many annual events including professional bass fishing tournaments, sailing regattas, the annual Tour of Homes, and holiday fireworks displays. With an average temperature ranging from 56 degrees in January to 92 degrees in July, Lake Murray visitors and residents enjoy a perfect climate for year-round outdoor recreation! At 109 Stargazer Court enjoy hiking, swimming, boating, fishing and live the life that most only enjoy on vacation. Harbour Watch on Lake Murray, SC truly is lake living at its finest!
Lake Murray SC Real Estate - Sallie Chester of Exit Real Estate Consultants, specializes in residential real estate on Lake Murray, SC. She lives on the lake, near the waterfront community of Harbour Watch, and her clients value her knowledge, professionalism and business experience. Sallie Chester takes pride in providing each client with superior service. Contact her today at 803-707-8595.