Kiawah River News: Southern Living Idea House Coming to Kiawah River

Kiawah River has some exciting news!  

Southern Living, the South’s iconic lifestyle and home magazine, recently revealed the location for its highly anticipated 2024 Idea House, and it is none other than our own Kiawah River community!  

Open for public tours from August to December 2024, the 4,400-square-foot waterfront home embodies the Lowcountry landscape and showcases the essence of outdoor living with a unique blend of farmhouse-inspired design, high-quality craftsmanship and Southern charm. 

Designed as a collaborative effort with local creatives, the Idea House incorporates the works of Charleston-based artists including Andrea-Cayetano-Jefferson of Gullah Sweetgrass Baskets and textile designer Rebecca Atwood. Additionally, the talented team that will bring the Idea House to life includes builder Dillard-Jones, architect MHK Architecture, interior designer Allison Elebash Interiors and landscape architect DesignWorks. 

This year’s Idea House will also feature shoppable experiences, allowing visitors and readers to seamlessly incorporate a piece of the Lowcountry charm into their homes.  

Stay tuned for more on this captivating journey as Southern Living unveils the 2024 Idea House in the magazine’s September issue, showcasing the beauty of our stunning community, and don’t forget to purchase your tour tickets when they go on sale in June!