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Luxury Lifestyles: A Look Inside 3 Impressive Midlands Homes

April 14, 2020

Love to check out beautiful homes? Take a look at these three gorgeous Midlands mansions that recently sold or are for sale now … from Heathwood to Lake Murray to Forest Acres.

Heathwood Estate

805 Kilbourne Rd
Columbia, SC 29205

Sold on 3/20/2020: $963,000 for 7% under list price
Broker: Yip Premiere Real Estate LLC
Estimated Yearly Property Tax: $6,353
4 Bed | 3 Bath | 3,626 Sq Ft | 0.9 Acre Lot

Minutes from downtown Columbia, this home recently sold for $963,000. Built in 1935, it was recently updated and upgraded to exceed modern home standards without sacrificing any of its century old character. On an acre lot with circular driveway, the first view is a welcoming arched front entry.

The grounds are masterfully landscaped and the rear of the home features an elevated outdoor living space.

Inside, the 1930’s feel of the house is preserved, including hand finished hardwoods, gorgeous staircase, french doors, and heavy mouldings.

The open kitchen / great room has a very modern feel, but the cabinetry definitely takes one back to the ’30’s. The kitchen re-do is amazing. Gourmet all the way.

And of course, every room of the house has luxury touches, including designer lighting, 3 fireplaces, luxury hardware, and every modern convenience in its top-of-the-line kitchen. Plus, two outdoor seating areas are surrounded by lush landscaping.


Lake Murray Lexington Dream Home

124 Power Point Ln, Lexington, SC 29072

For Sale as of 4/5/2020: $1,695,000 at 5% over estimated value
Broker: The Smith’s Re/Max Purpose Driven LLC
Estimated Yearly Property Tax: $4,872
Estimated Monthly Cost: $7,506
5 Bed | 7 Bath | 5,520 Square Feet | 1.01 Acre Lot

A dazzling home sits on the shores of sparkling Lake Murray, Lexington side. Built by designer Andy Young, this Charleston-style home has opulent features in every corner of the home. Notice the 30′ high octagonal cupola, or the nearly 2000 square feet of porch areas that take advantage of the glorious outside views of the lake.

Inside, this impressive home includes features such as 12 sets of french doors, a 3 story elevator, walnut hardwood floors, oversized bathrooms, balcony exits, and 3 full kitchens with 1 outside.

Outside are several outdoor areas, an outdoor kitchen, balconies from every floor, fire pit and wood fireplace, dock access, and endless views of the water. This house is a magnificent collaboration between indoor luxury and outdoor harmony.


Extraordinary French-Inspired Residence

4395 Converse St
Columbia, SC 29206

Sold 3/09/2020: $898,000 at 3% under list price
Broker: Coldwell Banker
Estimated Yearly Property Tax: $4,493
6 Bed | 4 Bath | 4,400 Square Feet | 0.42 Acre Lot

Just outside of downtown Columbia, this American dream home is inspired by French design. Exterior features include hipped roof with dormers, balconies, french doors and an impressive in-ground swimming pool and large covered entertainment area behind the home. Inside, impressive floor-to-ceiling windows give a feeling of openness and connection with the landscaping and outdoor living spaces.

The most recent owners finished the upstairs area, adding 2 bedrooms and an incredibly spacious children’s play area.

Have a home you’d like to see featured here? If you’re an agent or homeowner with a home that is for sale or has recently sold, and is remarkable in its feature, architecture, luxury appointments, etc., please email the request to: kathy@gardenermedia.com and we’ll be back with you shortly. We’ll need good pictures to feature your property. Questions? Call Kathy at 803-466-8454

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