806 Rockcrest Way Salem, SC 29676
Remarkable scenery extraordinary lifestyle! Your oasis awaits you, so dream BIG! Enjoy the seasonal lake view from your home nestled among the hardwood trees found on this nearly 2 ½ acre homesite. Peace and serenity surround you from the moment you step on the property. Imagine your home sitting majestically above Lake Keowee’s clear emerald water, the view inspiring you to spend the afternoon on the boat with family and friends. Perhaps you decide to take a hike along the edge of the lake on the community trail system which is steps from your front door. With nearly 10 miles of trails inside the community including hiking along creeks, through a tunnel of mountain laurel and a spectacular waterfall cascading over rocks into Lake Keowee. A Cliffs membership opens the door to all seven clubs each with incredible amenities for you to enjoy a full and adventuresome lifestyle. Golf, pickleball, tennis, book club or extraordinary culinary experiences - the possibilities are endless. Outside the gates enjoy Lake Jocassee, explore the Jocassee Gorges or visit the quaint mountain towns of Cashiers or Highlands. You may hear the mountains calling and find yourself among the leaf peepers checking out the magnificent fall color found in the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains. Your family and friends will love exploring the numerous waterfalls with both easy walking and challenging hiking trails abundant in the area. There is no question this homesite is meant for an extraordinary home built by an extraordinary family who knows how to dream big!
Listing Brokerage NameJoan Herlong Sotheby's-Clemson
Community - Salem
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Salem is a small town located along Scenic Highway 11 in Oconee County, South Carolina. With a total radius of 0.8 square miles, Salem lies in between Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee. Salem was originally established as a lumber town but is now known for its gorgeous golf courses and luxurious residential neighborhoods.
Real Estate in Salem
Oconee County is often a top choice for retirees and members of the senior population because of the low real estate costs and laid-back lifestyle. With the third lowest property taxes in South Carolina, Oconee County offers a high quality of life perfect for residents of all ages. If you are looking for a mountain-lake cottage with miles of pristine lake views or a luxurious home with a golf course setting, look no further than Salem, SC.
Lifestyle and Attractions
The Oconee lifestyle offers lake living, charming downtowns, outdoor experiences, main street shopping, endless waterfalls, and a full calendar of community festivals and events. Known as the “golden corner” of the state, Oconee ounty boasts a beautiful backdrop of the blue ridge mountains. Lake Keowee, Lake Jocassee, and Lake Hartwell provide tens of thousands of acres of adventure for visitors and residents.
The many museums throughout the county highlight different aspects of Salem’s history including the Museum of the Cherokee of South Carolina and the Lunney House.
Enjoy dozens of markets and festivals offered year-round. Weekly farmers markets, music festivals, holiday celebrations, and parades fill the calendar and ensure that residents and visitors feel plugged-in and connected to the community.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Salem’s close proximity to Clemson University, Southern Wesleyan University, and the Oconee campus of Tri County Technical College offer residents the opportunity to attend year-round sporting events, participate in continuing education classes, and engage in cultural experiences.
The School District of Oconee County encompasses 29 schools. Comprised of public, private, charter, and christian schools, the district has a total of over 10,000 students.
The name Keowee comes from Cherokee word meaning ‘Place of the Mulberries’. During the American Revolution, the Cherokee lost favor with their former British allies resulting in the Cherokee War between the Cherokees and the South Carolina militia. The war ended with the Cherokees pursuing peace by giving up nearly all their land in South Carolina. Many Cherokee artifacts can be found in the local museums throughout Oconee County.
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