161 Harbour Watch Blvd in Leesvile, SC is located in the popular waterfront community of Harbour Watch on Lake Murray, SC. It’s just 15 miles west of Lexington, SC; 25 miles to the capital city of Columbia, SC; 40 miles to Aiken, SC; and 25 miles to the Newberry Opera House and fine dining in Newberry, SC. Located in the midlands of South Carolina, one can enjoy beautiful Lake Murray and still be 2.5 hours from either the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina or the white sand beaches of South Carolina. Harbour Watch is in Lexington School District Three, where students attend Batesburg-Leesville Elementary, Middle and High Schools.
Enter 161 Harbour Watch Blvd along the concrete paved walk. To the left of the foyer are French doors which lead into the formal dining room with chair rail. The family room is inviting with its warm colored walls, box ceiling and ventless gas log fireplace and recessed mantle. Off the family room is a large, freshly painted deck which overlooks the professionally maintained yard. There are hardwood floors in the main living areas and crown molding throughout. The kitchen is light and bright with its white wood cabinets, brand new granite counters, new, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances and tile floor. Large windows in the breakfast room overlook the deck and back yard and allow for natural light to brighten the space.
This lovely all-brick home has a highly desirable split floor plan. The large master suite with new, plush carpet has a walk-in closet, private bath with two sinks, water closet, garden tub, large shower with lifetime guaranteed bath fitter. The master suite is on the left side of the house. To the right of the living area are two large bedrooms which share a bath with new tile floor. This bath has a frosted transom window over the tub/shower to allow light into the bathroom. The entire upstairs consists of a living area, full bath with new tile floor, sleeping area, open spaces, alcoves and numerous closets. This would make a terrific teen or in-law suite. It is on a separate HVAC and has a door at the base of the stairs which makes it a completely stand-alone area, but it is also totally accessible to the main living area.
The home has vinyl tilt-in windows. It has a zoned HVAC, which has 6 intakes throughout the home, allowing the homeowner to close all doors and maintain a consistent temperature throughout the house. The garage doors are insulated and the summer utility bills average about $175/month. The manicured lawn has mature landscaping with 4 zone sprinkler system front and back and a French drain system complete with 8” pipe and river rock. The home also has gutters with gutter guards. The purchase of 161 Harbour Watch Blvd INCLUDES boat slip B23 at the community marina, which is a short walk from the house.
Harbour Watch on Lake Murray is a gated community where every non-waterfront homeowner has a deeded boat slip, and waterfront lots have private or shared docks. Harbour Watch has one full-time grounds keeper and one who is a part-time employee. Amenities include a fitness center, pool, restrooms, boat ramp, fishing pier, marina, tennis courts, putting and chipping green, picnic shelter, playground, golf cart paths and parking, nature trails, and large clubhouse equipped with a caterer’s kitchen.
A variety of activities, including Bunco, Canasta, gardening, stitching and book clubs, pot luck dinners, parades, aerobics, Pilates, and more, are always happening at Harbour Watch. Within the first week or so of ownership, new homeowners are greeted by a “Welcome to Harbour Watch” committee member. Don’t be surprised when neighbors show up with a loaf of homemade bread or a plate of cookies. Harbour Watch is that sort of neighborhood where pride of ownership is evident and Southern Hospitality abounds.
Lake Murray is an almost 50,000 acre recreational lake with approximately 600 miles of shoreline where fishermen (and women) fish year round for large-mouth bass, striped bass, crappie and catfish. Popular water sports include skiing, wake boarding, paddle boarding and hopping into a towable and being pulled along the top of the water. All of this is a way of life at Harbour Watch, where you can experience lake living at its finest!
Lake Murray SC Real Estate - Sallie Chester of Exit Real Estate Consultants.
Sallie 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.