Kiawah Island Real Estate

Kiawah Island Real Estate

Welcome to Kiawah Island, a hidden gem nestled in Charleston County, South Carolina. This picturesque city is a haven for those seeking a tranquil and luxurious coastal lifestyle. With its pristine beaches, lush landscapes, and world-class amenities, Kiawah Island offers a truly unique living experience.

Located just a short drive from downtown Charleston, Kiawah Island boasts a rich history and a vibrant culture. The city is renowned for its championship golf courses, including the famous Ocean Course, which has hosted major golf tournaments. Golf enthusiasts can indulge in their passion while enjoying breathtaking ocean views and challenging fairways.

Nature lovers will be captivated by the island's natural beauty. Kiawah Island is home to an abundance of wildlife, including dolphins, deer, and a variety of bird species. Residents can explore the island's extensive network of biking and walking trails, allowing them to immerse themselves in the tranquility of the surroundings.

For those who enjoy water activities, Kiawah Island offers a range of options. From kayaking and paddleboarding in the calm waters of the Kiawah River to fishing and boating in the Atlantic Ocean, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

In addition to its natural wonders, Kiawah Island provides a host of amenities and services. The island features top-notch dining options, boutique shopping, and luxurious spas. Residents can also take advantage of the world-class tennis facilities and fitness centers.

Whether you are looking for a permanent residence or a vacation home, Kiawah Island offers a slice of paradise. With its idyllic setting, rich history, and abundance of recreational opportunities, this coastal city is the perfect place to call home.

Newest Listings in Kiawah Island

4 Beds 5.5 Baths 24008419 MLS Kiawah Island SubDv. Active Status
Welcome to 138 Hooded Merganser, a stunning residence nestled behind the Vanderhorst gate, offering picturesque views of the lagoon and Osprey Point Golf Course, with a Kiawah Island Club Membership opportunity - Social. This exquisite home boasts an open floor plan designed to maximize natural light, creating a bright and airy atmosphere.Walk through the entry way which leads into a spacious living room featuring a gas fireplace, vaulted ceiling, and large windows that frame the scenic vistas. Adjacent is a separate dining area with sliding doors leading out to the deck, perfect for entertaining guests or enjoying al fresco dining.The kitchen is a chef's delight with white custom cabinets, updated stainless steel appliances, ample storage, a breakfast nook, and an island with gas cooktop and additional workspace. A screened-in porch off the kitchen provides a serene retreat to relax and unwind. This home offers four (plus) bedrooms, each with its own en suite bath, providing comfort and privacy for all occupants. The primary bedroom features dual sinks, a soaking tub, and oversized walk-in glass shower, creating a luxurious oasis. The fourth bedroom is currently utilized as a study, offering flexibility to suit your lifestyle. Upstairs, a versatile space awaits, ideal for use as a 5th guest suite or recreation area. It includes an attached bonus space with a powder room, sitting area and a pool room with a wet bar, perfect for entertaining family and friends. Additional features of this exceptional home include a double metal roof, cedar shake siding, a two-car garage, irrigation system, landscape lighting, and additional climate-controlled storage in the attic. This residence comes with a membership opportunity to the Kiawah Island Club (SOCIAL), providing exclusive access to an array of premium amenities such as championship golf and tennis, exquisite dining, a deluxe spa, a state-of-the-art sports complex, an oceanfront beach club, vibrant social gatherings, and numerous clubhouses. Kiawah Island is celebrated for its pristine 10-mile beach, diverse wildlife, and world-class golfing facilities. Nestled amidst lush natural surroundings, it offers an idyllic backdrop for outdoor activities such as biking, strolling, kayaking, and birdwatching. Moreover, the island boasts upscale dining options and opulent facilities, blending leisure with sophistication effortlessly. Immerse yourself in the unmatched allure of Kiawah Island, where tranquility and refinement harmonize flawlessly.

138 Hooded Merganser Court, Kiawah Island

2 Beds 2 Baths 24008387 MLS Kiawah Island SubDv. Active Status
Welcome to 5131 Sea Forest Drive, a renovated Windswept villa with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom property is being sold fully furnished, making it an ideal beach retreat or investment opportunity. While not currently a rental, it has the potential to generate significant rental income. This fourth floor villa offers upgraded features such as a new range and washer/dryer in 2023, HVAC and tankless hot water heater in 2022, as well as new plumbing in the bathrooms and kitchen. Additional improvements include new carpet in 2019, a new dishwasher and microwave in 2018, and new GFCI outlets in both bathrooms. The living room furniture was replaced in 2017, along with the primary bath shower floor. The kitchen and primary bathroom showcase granitecountertops, while the bathroom floors and shower walls are made of Terracotta. In the foyer, kitchen and family room, you will find the same tile as the tile found in The Sanctuary, Kiawah's renowned five star hotel! The gourmet kitchen showcases stainless steel appliances, a double sink, pendant lighting, plenty of cabinet and counter space, and extra seating at the island. The kitchen opens to the dining space for four, and natural light flows in through from the windows above the benched reading nook and from the sliding glass door opening to the balcony with ocean views for days! You can even see the Sanctuary fireworks on the 4th of July without having to leave your balcony! The primary bathroom has his and hers sinks, and a generously sized tiled walk-in shower, while the guest bathroom features a tiled shower/tub combination. Buyer has opportunity to join the Governors Club, and Buyer to pay one time fees of 1/2 of 1% of purchase price at closing to KICA and to Windswept.

5131 Sea Forest Drive, Kiawah Island

3 Beds 4.5 Baths 24008247 MLS Egret/Pintail SubDv. Active Status
Experience the prestige of a Kiawah Island Club Sports Membership with this refined three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom residence. Built in 2004 on a spacious .6-acre lot by renowned Dolphin Architects and Builders, this 3,936-square-foot home offers a sophisticated lifestyle. Inside, enjoy high-end finishes and the convenience of an elevator. The garage accommodates three cars, bicycles, and extra storage.Step into the grand foyer leading to the expansive living area with floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning views of Osprey's thirteenth hole tee, screened porch, and veranda. The kitchen, ideal for chefs, features granite countertops, premium Dacor appliances, a Bosch dishwasher, a wine refrigerator, and ample cabinetry. A butler's pantry connects seamlessly to theformal dining room, perfect for hosting gatherings. For productivity, a dedicated office/study with custom-built bookshelves and a full bathroom grace the main level that leads to the primary suite and sitting room with French doors leading to the veranda. A walk-in closet for two features custom drawers and an island with additional storage. The spa like bath with jetted soaking tub, walk-in shower with bench seating, safety rails and handheld shower and built-in closets with ample storage complete the first floor. The spiral staircase will lead you upstairs to two spacious bedrooms with en-suite baths and billiards room/ 4th bedroom with large windows overlooking the golf course. The primary guest suite boasts French doors to an outdoor terrace balcony, while the oversized guest bath features a newly tiled shower. This property also offers the potential to add a generous-sized pool, enhancing your outdoor living experience. Located just a short bike ride from Kiawah Island's pristine beaches, this home offers luxury living amidst unparalleled amenities and natural beauty. Don't miss the opportunity to indulge in coastal living at its finest. Sold unfurnished.

182 Belted Kingfisher Road, Kiawah Island

6 Beds 6.5 Baths 24007943 MLS Egret/Pintail SubDv. Active Status
Welcome to 524 Bufflehead Drive, a beautiful and spacious home of over 5000 SF offering 6 bedrooms and 6.5 baths and the opportunity for a Golf Membership in the prestigious Kiawah Island Club. Nestled in one of the most desirable areas of Kiawah Island, overlooking Bufflehead Lagoon and the 1st hole of Osprey Golf Course, this home was designed by award winning architect, Wayne Windham and meticulously built by Steve Koenig. As you step inside, you're greeted by a two-story entrance foyer and a spacious combination living and dining room, perfect for entertaining guests or simply enjoying quiet evenings by the fireplace. A wood-paneled office provides a sophisticated space for work or study, while a sunroom offers a tranquil retreat bathed in natural light.The heart of the home is a large kitchen with a seating/eating area, ideal for gathering with family and friends. Complete with modern appliances and ample counter space, this kitchen is a chef's dream. Adjacent to the kitchen, a wet bar adds convenience and style to your entertaining endeavors. Step outside onto the deck, where breathtaking views of Bufflehead Pond and the surrounding lagoon and golf course await. Whether you're sipping your morning coffee or hosting a barbecue, this outdoor oasis provides the perfect backdrop for every occasion. The spacious primary bedroom suite is on the first floor. On the second floor are five (5) additional bedrooms each with its own private bath. The middle one of these bedrooms lends itself beautifully to be used as a media room, should you need one. For those in need of creating an exercise area, a play area or in need of ample storage space, the large dehumidified, high ceiling garage offers plenty of room to accommodate your needs, and of course to house your cars. In addition to its impressive amenities, 524 Bufflehead Drive presents a unique opportunity for golf enthusiasts with a Golf Membership opportunity to the prestigious Kiawah Island Club. Enjoy access to world-class golf courses and exclusive club amenities, enhancing your Kiawah Island experience. Experience the epitome of island living at 524 Bufflehead Drive. Whether you're seeking a permanent residence or a vacation retreat, this exceptional property invites you to indulge in the best that Kiawah Island has to offer.

524 Bufflehead Drive, Kiawah Island

3 Beds 3 Baths 24007916 MLS Kiawah Island SubDv. Active Status
Introducing your dream retreat: a stunningly renovated 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, Parkside Villa situated on the first floor, includes a brand new HVAC and breathtaking, unobstructed views of Night Heron Park. Nestled in one of Kiawah Island's most coveted locales, this villa promises an enviable lifestyle, merely a five-minute stroll to 10 miles of immaculate, private beaches, and a 10 minute stroll to the Sanctuary, a Spa & Hotel that offers a blend of luxury, relaxation, and adventure in one of the most beautiful settings on the South Carolina coast including top-tier restaurants and bars. This villa represents an ideal haven, whether you're looking to establish a permanent residence, downsize, enjoy a vacation home, or capitalize on short-term rental (STR) opportunities.As you step inside, you're greeted by an abundance of natural light that guides you to a beautifully renovated kitchen. Here, you'll find pristine stainless steel appliances, chic quartz countertops, and contemporary flooring that flows seamlessly throughout the entire property. Every bedroom features an en suite bathroom, all of which have been thoughtfully renovated to elevate both comfort and style. The generous living and dining area transitions smoothly into a spacious screened porch and an inviting open deck, that leads into the open space/ Night Heron Park, perfect for hosting guests and al fresco dining! Ownership comes with exclusive access to the Kiawah Island Community Association's amenities, including the Sandcastle, with its owners-only pools, decks, social spaces, and a fitness center, all set against a stunning beachfront backdrop. Embrace the opportunity to indulge in an array of world-class leisure activities such as golf, tennis, pickleball, biking, disc golf, crabbing, and fishing, not to mention swimming pools designed for every preference. Seize this rare chance to immerse yourself in the epitome of island living.

4511 Park Lake Drive, Kiawah Island

4 Beds 5.5 Baths 24007889 MLS Kiawah Island SubDv. Active Status
Immerse yourself in unparalleled Lowcountry living in this exceptional waterfront estate within the exclusive Rhett's Bluff community on Kiawah Island. Located on the western side, between the Kiawah River and Bass Pond, Rhett's Bluff offers expansive properties with unobstructed views of the Kiawah River. The serenity and privacy of Rhett's Bluff are unparalleled, creating an ideal retreat for those seeking solace and tranquility. Residents can enjoy picturesque sunsets, observe native wildlife, or explore the nearby tidal creeks. A community pavilion and boat landing offer convenient access to the Kiawah River.Nestled on nearly three-quarters of an acre overlooking the tidal marsh and Kiawah River, 54 River Marsh offers the ultimate combination of privacy, grandeur, and resort-style amenities. The 5585 square foot residence includes a separate guest cottage over the garage and possible Kiawah Island Club membership opportunity. This fabulous custom home, by renowned architect Mark Finlay, features a classic New England architectural design. Anchored by a true stucco foundation and cedar shake siding it will provide lasting durability and with a timeless aesthetic. Thischler & Sohn windows and doors ensure exceptional quality and energy efficiency. The multi-zone HVAC and commercial dehumidifiers ensure year-round optimal comfort. A majestic copper roof with quintessential Finlay cupola adds a touch of elegance while capturing natural light. A tabby stone driveway with brick paver accents creates a warm welcome to this waterfront home - perfectly suitable for full time residential living, a second home or vacation property, just 30 minutes from Historic Charleston. The front porch with Ipe decking, beadboard ceiling, copper lanterns and a ceiling fan is designed to suit all occasions, from entertaining guests to relaxing after a day on the bike trails. Upon entering, a grand foyer welcomes you with an arched entryway, a custom chandelier, and a three-stop elevator with Mahogany interior. The feeling of openness continues into the grand hallway, which flows seamlessly into the living room and offers a glimpse of the second level. A custom chandelier casts a warm glow, while built-in display shelving provides a touch of elegance and a perfect place to showcase treasured possessions. The centerpiece of this grand entrance is the stunning mahogany staircase, its rich wood tones complemented by paneled walls that lead you up to the second-level landing. Exquisite details elevate the home's beauty throughout. Custom crown molding, wide baseboards, and paneled walls create a sense of timeless sophistication in every room. Soaring 12-foot ceilings grace the main level, with some boasting beautiful coffered or paneled designs that add depth and dimension. Intricate millwork adorns doorways and windows, while arched openings and oval windows with ornate detailing further complement the high ceilings, creating a sense of spaciousness and architectural interest. This meticulous attention to detail ensures that every corner of the home is a testament to quality craftsmanship and sophisticated design. As you enter the living room Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring adds warmth and sophistication throughout the open areas. Transom-topped arched entryways create a sense of grandeur, while recessed lighting and in-ceiling speakers set the mood for entertaining. A cozy gas log fireplace with a black marble surround and custom wood mantel provides a focal point, inviting you to relax and unwind. A formal dining room invites large gatherings with its Brazilian cherry hardwood floors that flow seamlessly from the living areas. A transom-topped entryway with pocket doors allows for privacy when desired, while a coffered ceiling adds a touch of opulence. Wainscoting along the walls contributes to the room's sophisticated feel, and a captivating wall of windows with transom tops bathes the space in natural light and offers breathtaking marsh and river views. French doors with transoms above provide access to the spacious screened porch, creating a seamless flow for indoor and outdoor entertaining. Prepare to be wowed by the chef's dream kitchen. A beamed ceiling with recessed lighting sets the stage for culinary creativity. Custom cabinetry, some featuring stylish glass fronts, offers ample storage, while honed African granite countertops and a paneled backsplash provide durable work surfaces. The center island takes center stage, boasting a gleaming butcher block top, an ice maker and pendant lighting that perfectly illuminates the space. A deep stainless steel sink ensures functionality, while top-of-the-line appliances elevate the cooking experience. A Dacor 6-burner gas range with a double oven and a custom vent hood caters to the most demanding chefs, while a pot filler and a hand-painted tile backsplash add a touch of luxury. A Sub-Zero side-by-side refrigerator/freezer ensures ample storage for groceries, and a Miele dishwasher with a custom front panel seamlessly integrates into the cabinetry. A built-in Viking microwave offers added convenience, and a light-filled breakfast room with floor-to-ceiling windows and doors overlooking the marsh creates the perfect spot for casual dining. Glass door access to the rear deck for grilling and outside dining continues the graceful flow of this home. A meticulously designed butler's pantry, wet bar, and laundry center provides a functional hub for entertaining and daily life. Custom cabinetry with honed African granite and butcher block countertops offer ample storage and prep space. A showstopping custom-built china cabinet with a glass front showcases your prized possessions and features convenient pull-out drawers for additional storage. A deep stainless steel sink ensures functionality, while an additional Miele dishwasher with a custom front panel tackles post-party cleanup with ease. Wine connoisseurs will delight in the Sub-Zero wine refrigerator with a capacity for approximately 150 bottles. A well-equipped pantry with custom pull-out shelving keeps kitchen essentials organized, while a hidden Miele stacked washer and dryer with a dedicated folding area take care of laundry discreetly. Escape to tranquility in the inviting primary wing's den. Brazilian cherry hardwood floors continue underfoot, their warmth enhanced by recessed lighting and a ceiling fan for year-round comfort. Rich mahogany panels adorn the ceiling, adding a touch of sophistication. Floor-to-ceiling arched windows showcase breathtaking marsh and river views. Unwind and rejuvenate in the primary bedroom suite, your private sanctuary overlooking the beauty of Kiawah Island. A transom-topped entry leads you into a well-appointed dressing area with dual walk-in closets boasting built-in organizers for effortless wardrobe management. The primary bath offers side-by-side toilet rooms, each with a pocket door for privacy, featuring custom Crema Marfil marble vanities, luxurious LB fixtures, and Geberit dual-flush plates for water efficiency. The spa-like bathing room awaits, featuring opulent stone flooring, elegant paneled walls, plantation shutters for natural light, and a built-in linen closet for ample storage. Immerse yourself in a deep soaking tub, or step into the spacious walk-in stone shower complete with a built-in bench seat, overhead rain shower, and handheld sprayer, all encased in a frameless glass enclosure for a truly luxurious experience. A dedicated office / study featuring custom Mahogany bookshelves with built-in window seats and adjacent powder room complete the main level. The versatile second-level living area offers a multitude of possibilities. Featuring Brazilian cherry hardwood floors that flow seamlessly from the rest of the level, this space can function as a common room, a media room, or even a fifth bedroom. A wet bar equipped with a Sub-Zero mini-fridge and a companion sink caters to movie nights or casual gatherings. Built-in cabinetry provides a designated space for entertainment equipment, creating a dedicated entertainment hub. An adjacent powder room features offers convenience and functionality for this shared space. The second level offers two serene guest bedrooms. One boasts captivating views and a private balcony overlooking the Kiawah River. This room also includes a convenient laundry center with a stacked Miele washer and dryer, a walk-in closet with built-in organizers, and a spacious bathroom. The second guest bedroom offers access to an open deck. Two side-by-side closets ensure ample storage, leading to the private bath with curved tub/shower alcove. Tucked away on the second level, a bonus storage room provides a designated space for all your organizational needs. Rubber tile flooring ensures easy maintenance and durability, perfect for storing seasonal items or sporting equipment. Built-in bookcases offer a stylish solution for books, games, or treasured collections. A large linen closet provides ample storage for towels and bed linens, while an attic pull-down access allows you to maximize your storage capacity and keep lesser-used items easily accessible. Descend to the ground level to discover a thoughtfully designed climate-controlled storage area on the ground level. Antique brick paver flooring adds a touch of rustic charm, while rich mahogany paneled walls create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Multiple storage closets provide ample space for seasonal items, decorations, or luggage. Additional pristine climate-controlled storage areas are located under the home, perfect for storing anything from beach gear to bicycles, ensuring everything has its designated place. A detached guest house over the three-car garage, with an architectural cupola, provides additional living space for family and friends. It features a spacious living area with a convenient wet bar/kitchenette. The guest bedroom, separated by pocket doors, offers warm wood flooring, ample illumination & beadboard walls offering a touch of classic charm. The full bathroom offers tiled flooring, dual pedestal sinks and walk-in shower. Additional home amenities include a 32 watt generator, security system, enclosed outdoor shower & central vacuum system. Located on the western side, mid-island, 54 River Marsh is a testament to the natural beauty that Kiawah Island is known for. With its carefully crafted design, breathtaking surroundings, and access to world-class amenities, this residence presents an unparalleled opportunity to experience the best of Kiawah Island's coveted lifestyle.

54 River Marsh Lane, Kiawah Island

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