350 Palmer Drive in Lexington, SC is only 12 miles from the state’s capital, Columbia, SC. Lake Murray, SC, a 50,000 acre recreational lake known as the jewel of South Carolina, is just minutes away. Superb medical facilities are nearby, as well as, infinite opportunities for dining, shopping, education and the arts. Accessible to interstates I-26, I-20 and I-77, the town of Lexington is less than three hours from the mountains or the beach. This property is in the award-winning Lexington One school district and is zoned for Lexington Elementary, Lexington Middle and River Bluff High Schools.
Located on a cul-de-sac, 350 Palmer Drive is a 2078 SF former model home on the seventh fairway of Golden Hills Golf and Country Club. This all brick patio home was built by R. E. Barker Construction in 2000. It has a two-car garage, three bedrooms, two full baths, living room, formal dining room, kitchen, breakfast area and all season sunroom.
Enter the home and to the right of the foyer is a formal dining room with hardwood floors, 12 ft ceiling, crown molding, raised panel wainscoting, chair rail and palladium window. The living room has a box ceiling with recessed lights and gas log fireplace. To the left of the living room are two bedrooms which share a bathroom with tub/shower. The front bedroom has vaulted ceiling and palladium window with plantation shutters.
The kitchen has white wood cabinets, Corian solid surface counters with desk area. The large, bright breakfast area overlooks the golf course, as does the lovely sunroom with its transom windows and bead board walls and ceilings. The sunroom was added in 2007, and has its own heating and air conditioning system.
The owners’ suite has box ceiling with recessed lights and wide crown molding, a private bath with garden tub, white tile floors, large vanity with two sinks, separate shower, water closet (also known as toilet room), linen closet and walk-in closet. All of the bedrooms have carpet; the baths have tile, and the rest of the living space has beautiful hardwood. The living room, sunroom and all bedrooms have ceiling fans. Ceiling heights are at least nine feet throughout.
All appliances including washer, dryer and refrigerator convey with sale. This amazing home has pull-down attic access, irrigation system installed four years ago, gutter guards, gas water heater and A-1 security system. A pre-listing inspection was performed by Mike McCall of Home Inspections of South Carolina.
Golden Hills Golf and Country Club is a gated community that offers golf, tennis and pool memberships. Golden Hills is an 18 hole championship course set upon rolling topography which features beautiful trees and lakes throughout. There is a driving range, chipping area and putting green available for warm-up. Tennis enthusiasts can enjoy four lighted tennis courts. The pool is an outdoor junior Olympic competition pool with children’s wading pool. The clubhouse has banquet facilities, a Scottish tavern, golf shop and locker rooms. The mandatory home owner’s association fee is only $100/year.
Lexington was once a small, farming community steeped in history. In 1735, King George II established the township of Saxe Gotha. In 1785, Saxe Gotha became Lexington County. The town of Lexington was incorporated in 1861. After Reconstruction, local farms and the lumber industry helped stabilize the economy, and the town began to see steady growth that continues today. Lexington is the county seat and the largest town in Lexington County, South Carolina. According to the 2013 census, the population was just under 20,000 and today is nearly 25,000. The lowest recorded temperature in Lexington was -2°F in February, 1899. The warmest recorded temperature was 111°F in June, 2012. July averages the most yearly precipitation. Lexington averages only 4” of snow per year.
Lake Murray is held by a 1.7 mile long dam on which people are free to drive, bike, run or walk across. The lake provides electricity for the surrounding area and is a beacon for the midlands of SC. There is also a public swimming area that is open during the summer months on the Lexington side of the Lake Murray dam. Lake Murray is home to many annual events including professional bass fishing tournaments, sailing regattas, the annual Tour of Homes, and holiday fireworks displays. 350 Palmer Dr, Lexington, SC offers quality, convenience and value.
Lexington SC Real Estate - Sallie Chester of Exit Real Estate Consultants, 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.