This relaxed, livable home is located in the prestigious gated community of Harbour Watch in Leesville, SC ON Lake Murray. Home has a private dock with power, fresh water, a boat lift and 100 feet of water frontage. SO MANY DETAILS to 173 Windjammer Drive!
Greet your visitors in the wide foyer with slate floors, or wave hello from the wrap-around porch with knotty pine ceilings. The main level great room features shiplap vaulted ceilings with beams, a gas log fireplace, bookcases and opens to a large tiled deck perfect for relaxing or taking in the big water views. The custom kitchen has granite countertops with a tile backsplash, touch faucet, recessed lights, a pantry, 5-burner gas cooktop, wall convection and microwave ovens, Bosch dishwasher, and disposal. Hexagonal Carrara marble is in all of the baths, ceiling fans are in all the bedrooms and living areas. There are transoms over most windows. The main level Master suite provides an owner’s oasis with French doors leading to the master bath including heated marble floors, water closet, 3 ½ X 6 tiled shower with quartz seat, palladium window and glass hinged door, his and hers walk-in closets, his and hers vanities, a linen closet with built-in hamper, and fabulous views of the lake. Plantation shutters, blinds, and hardwood floors throughout are additional considerations of this magnificent lakefront home. There are two laundry rooms – upstairs units convey, and there are two 50 gallon hot water heaters. Upstairs boasts 9’ ceilings: bedroom 2 has a private bath, sitting area and walk-in closet; bedroom 3 could be used as a 2nd master with private bathroom, double vanities, garden tub, and separate shower – located next to upstairs laundry; bedroom 4 is finished room over garage and has 2 window seats with storage, sitting area and walk-in closet; 5th bedroom is currently used as an office on the lower level. Lower-level living room contains a wet bar with beverage fridge, gas log fireplace, bookcases and opens to a covered patio. Never get tired of your workouts in the lakeside exercise room with beautiful views. Other features of 173 Windjammer Drive include an oversized 2-car garage, invisible fencing, and lake drawn irrigation.
Harbour Watch is located 15 miles west of Lexington, SC, one of the fastest growing towns in the state and leading the way in healthcare, education and recreation. Harbour Watch is less than 30 miles from the capital city of Columbia and home to the University of South Carolina. 173 Windjammer Drive, Leesville, SC is in Lexington School District Three, with students attending Batesburg-Leesville Elementary, Middle, and High schools. Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School was named 2017-2018 Palmetto’s Finest, a distinguished award given for creating an outstanding school culture, setting high expectations and providing opportunities for personalized learning.
Harbour Watch has been featured in South Carolina Homes & Gardens magazine as an extraordinary neighborhood that sits on 130 acres adjacent to Lake Murray, a 50,000 acre recreational lake in the midlands of SC. When you pass through the private, gated entrance, there are barrier curbs and no driveways on this stretch of street. You immediately know you have arrived at someplace special when the gentle curve bounded by shades of green spaces leads you to a magnificent fountain centerpiece. Harbour Watch boasts a beautiful lakeside clubhouse which serves as a gathering place. There is a gas log fireplace, big screen TV and comfortable furniture on one end and a pool table on the other. A small, caterer's kitchen makes it perfect for parties. An elevator is available for those unable to climb stairs. On the lower level of the clubhouse, there are restrooms with showers, a bar area and an exercise room that back up to an inviting swimming pool overlooking the neighborhood marina. Nearby is a chipping and putting green and two clay tennis courts. There’s also a small playground and 16+ acres of green space with walking trails meandering through the neighborhood.
Harbour Watch is truly a place where residents can enjoy and take pride in their homes, beautiful surroundings, and the Leesville, SC, community in which they live. It is an environment where neighbors, friends, and family feel welcome and are encouraged to participate in community activities including Bunco, canasta, gardening, stitching and book clubs, pot luck dinners, parades, aerobics, Pilates, a monthly community night out, gentlemen’s breakfast and more. The 2019 property owners’ association fee is $1001/year and the special assessment is $235. Harbour Watch is 100% self-regulated and self-governed. About 100 residents volunteer services on various boards and committees. No outside entity controls this neighborhood. Harbour Watch is not just a place on the lake. It’s a place where you can fish, picnic, play tennis, swim, practice a little golf and boat year-round. It is a place where children can run, explore, see the natural world up close, and still catch fireflies at night. This is a place of quiet solitude and neighborhood gatherings. 173 Windjammer Drive, Leesville, SC in Harbour Watch on Lake Murray, South Carolina, is lake living at its finest.
Lake Murray SC Real Estate - With an emphasis on Lake Murray property sales, Sallie Chester of Exit Real Estate Consultants specializes in residential real estate in Lexington, SC and the surrounding areas. Sallie is a native of South Carolina, and she lives on Lake Murray. With many years as a leader in the real estate industry, her clients value her knowledge, professionalism, and business experience. Utilizing EXIT’s cutting edge technology, along with old-fashioned customer care, Sallie takes pride in providing each client with superior real estate service in the Lake Murray, SC area.