A striking architectural treasure on a high bluff overlooking the Intracoastal waterway, 1926 Maybank rivals great estates on the East Coast in sophistication, quality & elegance. Nestled among ancient oak trees on 2 acres overlooking the pristine Lowcountry waterway, this home has no match on the market today. Thoughtfully designed by Dufford & Young, carefully completed in 2006 by Cook Bonner Construction, & lovingly maintained by the original owners, this property is ready for the most discerning buyer. Open floor plan, gleaming hardwoods, heavy moldings, mosaic tiles, custom cabinetry - details sure to satisfy modern tastes. 7 minutes to Downtown Charleston, this home is perfectly located to enjoy all of Charleston's charms but maintaining privacy & tranquility behind your gates.The property is also well suited for the avid golfer, with many courses within 5 minutes and a quick jaunt to Kiawah & Seabrook just 25 minutes away.
The gourmet kitchen is made for entertaining with open plan, Viking professional appliance package, Carrara marble countertops, vegetable sink, screened in grilling porch and so much more. The octagonal breakfast room creates an ethereal dining experience overlooking the pool and waterway, and provides a unique spot to bring the outdoors in regardless of the weather. The formal dining room is open to the main living room with water views, and a powder room and back staircase are tucked away near the Theatre Room. Two comfortable guest suites complete the first floor with high end finishes & ample closets. The comfortable, private space over the garage provides an additional en-suite guest room, or an informal family room perfect for play. A fully equipped theatre room with state of the art technology will suit any movie buff or sports junkie.
The master wing rests on the second floor, benefiting from long water views and magnificent finish level. Luxuriate in this spacious master bath with a view, large spa shower & mosaic tile details create an oasis rivaling any five star resort. With its bedroom fireplace, porch access, private staircase and a sprawling cherrywood closet, there is nothing left wanting in the master wing. A striking cherry office & additional guest suite with private balcony occupy this second story.
Outdoor living spaces blend seamlessly with impeccably designed interior finishes to frame the perfect Lowcountry lifestyle, sheltered from the bustle of town and always focused on the natural beauty of the waterways. With yards of ipe decking and stone patios surrounding the pool, the exterior is just as palatial as interior spaces. The stand-alone spa building is a striking feature with its wet bar and beverage fridge, steam room, powder room, open shower and sauna. The detached carriage house provides a comfortable retreat for longer term guests with separate entrance and full kitchen and even a washer/dryer.
1926 Maybank represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to own a quiet slice of the Lowcountry behind privacy gates only 7 minutes from the charms of Charleston.