Picture living the log home dream, just outside coveted Charleston, SC. A home designed and located for folks desiring a high quality southern lifestyle.
This charming historic subtropical coastal town is rich in culture, cuisine, outdoor activities, and friendly folk. You will truly appreciate the attention to detail, the fine craftsmanship, and durability of this contemporary cypress log home which is ideal for relaxing, entertaining, and sustainable living.
CYPRESS LOG HOME: “If you want something to last, build it out of cypress”. Tidewater Red Cypress is indigenous to Florida & Georgia and perfect for the South Carolina climate. A pleasant mild aromatic scent will greet you everyday. It is naturally resistant to termites, checking, twisting, and settling. This structure is a building trifecta of solid log, timber frame, and stick frame with log siding. The home is freshly stained, has a new roof, and HVAC. Learn more….
ENERGY EFFICIENT: The thermal mass of the logs, foam insulation, crawlspace encapsulation with dehumidifier, tankless hot water heater, and passive winter solar heating all contribute to a healthy energy efficient home.
LOG HOME ALLURE: This home captures it completely! There is passion and drama at every turn from the custom copper lantern and ridge cap to the impressive mass of wooden beams, posts, and peaks. You are literally surrounded by the natural warmth and strength of wood created by cypress ceilings/walls, and the wide plank rustic hickory floors. The generous windows and wrap around porch take full advantage of the outdoor panorama.
FLORA & FAUNA:
Catch a glimpse of a skittish buck, wild turkeys, or elusive fox squirrel. Watch the protected wood storks fly overhead on their way back to the adjacent wild life preserve. Listen to the call of the bullfrogs coming from the purple iris pond nearby. Enjoy the twists and turns of the live oaks surrounding the home. Explore walking on the trails through the hickory, oaks, and maple trees. Pick chanterelle mushrooms after a good soaking rain. Marvel at the hummingbirds at the feeder.
Every aspect of this home beckons you to relax. Linger in the walk-in rain shower after a long hard day. Slip out the ensuite door for a healing soak in the hot tub. Rock in the porch swing as you listen to the echo of barred owls. Gather with family and friends at the 16 foot stone fire pit on a cool winter night. Test out your gourmet cooking skills in the spacious two cook kitchen with ample hickory cabinets. The cozy open floor plan with extensive outdoor living space is perfect for hosting small or large occasions such as a big oyster roast!
This private property is ideal for the self-reliant, whether it is for sustainable living, hobby farm, homestead, or a natural disaster. A back up emergency hand well, and water collection system is in place, so you will always have water. Grow your own vegetables in the raised beds and greenhouse year-round. Gather fresh eggs from the large chicken coop. Enjoy a constant supply of organic rich compost.
Rural Hollywood, SC is a short distance from downtown Charleston, seaport, airport, and pristine beaches. Boat ramps, golf course, biking trails, and restaurants are nearby.
Downtown Charleston: Pristine beaches are within 30 minutes. Golf, boat landings, and a wildlife preserve are nearby. Charleston has a local airport and seaport. Whether you are drawn by the allure of a log home, or the high quality of life Charleston, SC has to offer, this is a must see….you can have both!