246 Berkeley Ridge Drive in Columbia, SC is located in the popular Lake Carolina subdivision. It’s less than five minutes from the YMCA, close to interstates I-20, I-77 and I-26, 30 minutes from Fort Jackson or Dorn VA Medical Center and less than an hour to Lexington, SC or Lake Murray, SC
Located on a cul-de-sac, the property has a beautifully landscaped yard with 4-zone sprinkler system. There is invisible fencing installed in the back and front yards with collars for two dogs. The back yard has a privacy fence, too. The dogs were kept off of the big grassy area, which provided a lush playing area for the children. There is a huge stained and textured concrete patio with walking path through the beautifully landscaped back yard. In the back yard, there’s also an 8 x 10 storage shed and the blueberry bushes are full of berries. The home has a two car garage and it is also equipped with 5 inch gutters.
From the front porch, enter the two-story foyer with raised panel wainscoting and chair rail and crown molding. To the right of the foyer is the large, formal dining room which also has wide crown molding, raised panel wainscoting and chair rail. Hardwood floors flow from the foyer, to the dining room and into the expansive kitchen. The kitchen has new granite counters, fresh neutral paint, an island with bar, computer desk and cabinets, a pantry, gas range, microwave over the range, new disposal, dishwasher and stainless steel refrigerator. There are designer light fixtures over the island and breakfast area.
The family room has cathedral ceiling, built in book cases with granite counters, a TV bracket that will accommodate up to a 70” TV and there’s a gas log fireplace with tile surround. The two windows in the upper part of the room are equipped with custom blinds with remote control. The family room opens onto a lovely Florida room with tile floor. There is one bedroom and bathroom on the main level.
Upstairs, the master bedroom has tray ceiling and the same TV bracket as is in the family room. The master bathroom has vaulted ceiling and a large vanity with two sinks, two mirrors, garden tub, separate shower, linen closet and large walk-in closet. There are two large bedrooms, each with walk-in closet, upstairs. These two rooms share a large bathroom. There are upgraded ceiling fans in ALL bedrooms.
Named Community of the Year for over ten years, Lake Carolina is a close-knit village of good neighbors, convenient shops, lakeside recreation and resort amenities. On Thursdays from May through October, stop by the town center and pick up fresh produce, meats, seafood, pastries, plants and just about anything locally grown at the Lake Carolina Farmers’ Market. This community celebrates the summer solstice with an annual event. There may also be an ice cream social, shaggin’ on the shore, polar bear plunge, oyster roast, Easter egg party, storytelling mornings with children, community yard sale, wine and food festival and numerous events to raise money for charities.
Columbia is the state’s capital city and home to the University of South Carolina. Live entertainment and educational opportunities are also plentiful at the Koger Center, the Colonial Life Arena, Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens, the State Museum and EdVenture Children’s Museum. Centrally located in the Midlands, at 246 Berkeley Ridge Drive, one can easily reach the beach or the mountains in less than three hours.
Lexington SC Real Estate - Sallie Chester of Exit Real Estate Consultants
Sallie specializes in residential real estate in Lexington and Lake Murray, SC. She lives on the lake 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.