402 Retreat Street Westminster, SC 29693
Turn back the clock to a time of porch sitting and enjoying your family. This elegant and timeless home has two lots conveying with sale. Large trees are located in this beautiful level yard where a tire swing would look perfect. Lot borders on Retreat and Rhyne. The front porch says welcome....rocking chairs and ferns is all it needs to complete that southern charm. Step into the elegance of a home not a house. The hardwoods and woodwork are original to this home. This open floor plan is perfect for entertaining or large family gatherings. You have a large formal living room and a large family room with built ins. The windows in these rooms are original to the home. High ceilings accentuate the beauty of the rooms. A sunroom on the other end of the home provides lots of light and cosey. The formal dining room is just off kitchen with two pantries in between. Master bedroom is on the main level with large two sink bath and tub shower. Kitchen with breakfast area and small sitting area look out to the lovely backyard. Another bathroom in hallway. Upstairs boast a large open area for sitting or tv room for the kids. There are four bedrooms and full bath on this level. Plenty of closet space also. There is no heat and air on the second level. A deck off kitchen leads to your spacious back and side yard with two buildings. One a single garage and the other great for workshop. A circular drive makes parking perfect for a large crowd. Large pecan trees adorn the yard. This home is perfect for Bed and Breakfast or Airbnb. Short walk to town and shopping. This a beautiful home and one I consider a must see.
Listing Brokerage NameAllen Tate Lake Keowee - Seneca
Community - Westminster
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Situated among rivers, lakes, mountains and forests, Westminster is a quiet town boasting natural beauty and unmistakable small-town allure. The city is renowned as the location for the annual South Carolina Apple Festival.
Westminster real estate includes a mix of single-story homes and larger estates situated on expansive lots, and everything in between. Westminster homes enjoy the area’s beautiful surroundings, as many are covered in a canopy of lush trees and some are located in a peaceful rural setting with farmland all around. Westminster boasts more than 100 historic homes unique to late 1800s architecture.
Lifestyle and Attractions
Westminster is a small town situated in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains just west of Lake Keowee. The quaint downtown centering on Old Main Street features quaint shops and restaurants in historic buildings. Westminster is surrounded by rivers, lakes, mountains, forest, and golf courses, providing plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation for residents and visitors alike. The city boasts award-winning schools, a small-town feel, and beautiful architecture dating back to the late 1800s.
Westminster host a number of annual events and festivals, including the South Carolina Apple Festival. This renowned celebration takes place during the first two weeks of September each year, and features a parade, street vendors, a rodeo, and a variety of family-friendly activities. Other community events in Westminster include Music on Main from April through October and a Christmas Parade during the holiday season. The Oconee Heritage Center General Store Museum features exhibits displaying the history of Westminster and the surrounding area.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Westminster is served by the School District of Oconee County, which operates 16 elementary schools, five middle schools, four high schools, and a state-of-the-art career and technology center. Westminster is home to Westminster Elementary School, Orchard Park Elementary School, Fair Oak Elementary School, West Oak Middle School, and West Oak High School. While there are no colleges or universities in Westminster, residents may easily access the institutions in nearby Clemson, including Clemson University, Southern Wesleyan University, and Clemson College.
Westminster was originally founded as a water stop on the Southern Railway on March 17, 1875. Stores, shops and factories began to pop up around the train stop in Westminster, and it developed as a more established town over time. The town experienced peak expansion during the 1920s.
Approximate Distance to:
Uptown Charlotte: 16.5 Miles
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport: 60 Miles
- Oconee Memorial Hospital: 7.5 Miles
- Toccoa Highway: 0.5 Mile
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