6 gorgeous homes in South Carolina
Georgetown. Steps from the beach, this six-bedroom home offers panoramic ocean views and year-round activities. The interior features an open kitchen, wood ceilings, painted floors, and a master suite with direct outdoor access.
Outside are a landscaped front court, a Lowcountry porch large enough for al fresco dining, and a widow's walk with 360-degree views. $2,950,000. Perry Peace, Peace Sotheby's International Realty, (843) 546-4176.
Charleston. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1917 three-bedroom home is part of Hampton Park Terrace, itself a nationally registered historic district.
The fully renovated house has natural light, hardwood floors, extra-wide doorways, a bathroom with a clawfoot tub, and a master suite with a walk-in closet. The fenced corner lot is close to Hampton and Allan parks, schools, and services. $865,000. Lyles Geer, William Means/Christie's International Real Estate, (843) 793-9800.
Isle of Palms. This four-bedroom home is less than a block from an Atlantic Ocean beach. Built in 2004, it features shiplap walls, knotty-pine floors, a first-floor master bedroom with screened porch, an elevator, and a rooftop deck with a wet bar and refrigerator.
The landscaped private yard includes a saltwater pool, dual changing room with showers, and covered patio. $1,649,000. Matt DeAntonio, Carroll Realty, (843) 532-6288.
Myrtle Beach. This four-bedroom ranch is in Dunes Village, an oceanfront and golf resort community. The 4,000-square-foot house, built in 2014, has exposed steel beams, transom windows, floor-to-ceiling glass walls, and a master suite with steam room and sauna.
The corner lot includes a garage with electric-car charger, an outdoor fireplace, an extra storage building, and access to club amenities. $1,200,000. Kristi Grigg, Century 21/Boling & Associates, (910) 284-6070.
Columbia. Designed by architect Heyward S. Singley, this 1942 four-bedroom house stands in the state capital's historic Forest Hills neighborhood. Constructed of Georgia blue granite, it features the original hardwood floors, built-ins, an updated kitchen, a game room with bar, and a sunroom with walls of floor-to-ceiling windows.
The 0.7-acre property has mature palms, magnolias, crape myrtles, and azaleas; a pool; and a BBQ pit house that can smoke 100 chickens. $675,000. Misty Rae, Realty One Group/Palmetto, (803) 727-9595.
Winnsboro. The McDonald House, a five-bedroom Italianate home, was built in 1875. Listed on the state's historic property record, it retains the original windows and shutters, grand staircase with wood banister, and arched doorways, and has built-in bookshelves and a recently replaced hipped roof.
The one-acre property includes mature trees, trimmed hedges, and a small outbuilding. $249,000. Elaine Gillespie, Agent Group Realty, (803) 446-3935.