559 Peninsula Drive on Lake Murray, SC  is located in Gilbert and approximately 14 miles from downtown Lexington, SCIt’s less than 30 miles to either South Carolina’s state capital of Columbia or historic Newberry, SC. The property is zoned for Lexington School District One’s award-winning Gilbert schools. 


If you’re looking for million dollar views on Lake Murray and pay half that amount for it, look no further. With approximately 325 feet of waterfront on over a half acre, enjoy big water views and beautiful sunsets on Lake Murray both north and west.  The property has a private, deep water boat ramp, large, detached garage/workshop and private dock with boat slip and boat lift.  The wood sided home was built in 1986.

From the front door, one enters the foyer. To the right is the kitchen, which has vinyl floor, solid wood cabinets, butcher block Formica counters and an island with bar overhang into the breakfast area.  There’s a half bath, laundry room and storage room between the kitchen and carport.  All appliances, including kitchen refrigerator, garage refrigerator, storage room refrigerator and upright freezer, washer and new dryer convey with the sale of this home.

To the left of the foyer is a bedroom which serves as an office.  Across the hall is a bath with tub/shower.  Another bedroom with two closets has a half bath.  The lakeside master bedroom has his and hers closets and a small private bath.  The hall and bedrooms have carpet and the baths are tiled.

The family room has a gas log, brick fireplace and hearth with a handsome wood stained mantle.  Sliding glass doors lead onto the huge deck.  French doors lead into an approximately 18 x 18 sunroom with wood floors and Quiet Side HVAC.  The sunroom has bead board walls and vaulted bead board ceilings, seven double windows and a sliding glass door which opens onto the deck, where there is a nice hot tub, which also conveys with the sale of this property.

The two-car carport has an aluminum wheelchair ramp that can easily be dismantled and removed. The roof is approximately two years old.  The yard which is ideal for entertaining, has lake drawn irrigation.  The koi pond has a relatively new pump, but the liner needs to be replaced.  There is a lot of grass, but also flower beds and planter boxes which can be restored to their glory. 

The property is on a private well. The septic tank was installed and maintained by Lucas.  The HVAC system for the house was installed by Ernie Hall and Sons in the spring of 2015. Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative provides electricity; gas is propane; Comporium provides phone, cable and Internet; vapor barrier was installed by Econobug and the termite bond is with Econobug as well.

With over 500 miles of shoreline and 50,000 acres of recreational water, Lake Murray is the jewel of South Carolina, appealing to vacationers and residents alike. The area has more than 20 golf courses open year round for public play. Participate in annual events including professional bass fishing tournaments, sailing regattas, powerboat races, the annual Tour of Homes, and many fabulous boat parades and holiday fireworks displays. With an average temperature ranging from 56 degrees in January to 92 degrees in July, Lake Murray residents enjoy a perfect climate for year-round outdoor recreation. 

This lakehouse is located less than two miles from Beulah United Methodist Church which has an active community with contemporary and traditional church services, preschool, mothers’ morning out, bridge club, Re-fit, Bible studies, monthly gospel singings and activities for all ages.  It’s less than two miles from Price’s BBQ; four miles from The Spirit of Lake Murray, Hollow Creek Distillery or a number of marinas including South Shore Marina.  It’s eight miles from Bi-Lo or Publix at Hendrix Crossing Shopping Center. 559 Peninsula Drive in Gilbert is a spectacular piece of property on Lake Murray. 

Lake Murray SC Real EstateSallie Chester of Exit Real Estate Consultants​
Sallie specializes in residential real estate on 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.