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2559 Helmsman Rd

2559 Helmsman Road (Under Contract)

$1,265,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Full Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 2,136 Heated Sqft
  • Lot: 0.09 Acres
Site ID #a0ERh000004F6NlMAK

Discover coastal living at its finest in this charming 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath cottage nestled in the idyllic Kiawah River community. Newly built in 2021, 2599 Helmsman Road embodies coastal ease with 10-foot ceilings, open and airy kitchen and living rooms, a cozy study with space for work or relaxation and a quaint patio filled with flowers and charm. This home was thoughtfully designed with oak wood floors, stainless steel gas appliances, built in cabinetry,... [Read More]

Discover coastal living at its finest in this charming 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath cottage nestled in the idyllic Kiawah River community. Newly built in 2021, 2599 Helmsman Road embodies coastal ease with 10-foot ceilings, open and airy kitchen and living rooms, a cozy study with space for work or relaxation and a quaint patio filled with flowers and charm. This home was thoughtfully designed with oak wood floors, stainless steel gas appliances, built in cabinetry, floor to ceiling kitchen cabinets, shiplap wood details throughout, a first-floor primary suite, an over oversized front porch and an additional living space upstairs for guests. As part of the Butterfly Garden Cottages, this home benefits from a low-maintenance regime, ensuring easy living year-round. Kiawah River, nestled within the Sea Islands of Charleston, offers the very best of life in the Lowcountry. Residents spend sunny days biking and walking our extensive trails that wind through quiet estuaries and majestic oak trees. Take a golf cart to the community’s 100-acre farm where residents can indulge in fresh produce, pickup a dozen eggs or enjoy the furry friends of Kiawah River’s Goatery. Gather with neighbors at The Spring House, Kiawah River’s Swim and Fitness Club, for a day by the pool or an evening of events and live music. Explore the natural beauty of Kiawah River kayaking the 20 miles of scenic coastline. Fish our breezy shores or enjoy a day on the boat, launching for Kiawah River’s boat landing. Kiawah River offers endless opportunities to connect with nature and unwind in the salty air.

More Details
  • Property Type: Cottage
  • Property View: Interior
  • Builder: Saussy Burbank
  • Floor Plan: Butterfly Garden Cottage 2

Neighborhood Highlights

Every facet of Kiawah River is meticulously designed to align with the great outdoors—where your spirit finds serenity, your body renews its vigor, and your mind discovers tranquility. Explore the array of resort-style amenities.

Spring House

9,000-square-foot amenity and fitness center with a junior Olympic-sized family pool and an adult pool, a hot tub, outdoor fireplace with lounge seating and a lower deck overlooking the Kiawah River while the second and third levels include men’s and women’s locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms.

Farmstead Park

Six acres allocated to foster community unity and fun through a diverse range of activities. One hard-surface tennis court and six pickleball courts, a multipurpose athletic field, specially designed Richter Spielgeräte children’s playground, and two enclosed dog parks all at the heart of Kiawah River.

Kiawah River Farm

Welcome to Charleston’s first agrihood… a neighborhood that fosters farm-to-table living in a cooperative environment. Kiawah River Farm is a working farm partnership with local Johns Island farmers complete with goats, beef cattle, chickens, bees, heirloom produce and flower fields.

Residents of Kiawah River are eligible to participate in Kiawah River Farm’s Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) program. The CSA offers a subscription to receive weekly deliveries from the harvests of our community farmers.

The Goatery & Creamery

Step into a world of delightful interaction with our animal friends at the Goatery. Prepare to be greeted with affection by a lively group of goats and witness the collaboration of co-owners Danny Sillivant and Missy Farkouh in nurturing a thriving, humane farm. Immerse yourself in their story as you take a tour, consider joining a goat yoga class, or explore the Creamery’s tempting offerings. Visit the Goatery’s website for more information or booking.

Nature Parks, Trails & Community Gardens

Nature drives everything. Wander through decades of land stewardship and meticulous planning guided by our 20-mile network of nature trails connecting our dedicated parks. These parks, nestled along winding paths and adorned with cozy benches, reveal their own blend of tangible and intangible treasures.

Explore Oak Park’s inviting outdoor dining space, complete with grills and a cozy fireplace. Wander through Jack Island Park, where benches await along winding nature trails encircling Jack Island Lake. Stroll the serene pathways of Old Friends Park, offering tranquil nature trails along the saltwater marsh. At Sea Island Park, savor the outdoors with a grilling and dining area, plus a community kayak launch. These shared greenspaces and intertwining trails, nestled amidst palmetto and oak tree vistas, are a cherished gift for all who call Kiawah River home.

The Landing Riverfront Pier & Boat Launch

Spend your days making new memories along your new home’s waterways at The Landing, home to the community dock and boat ramp. Sitting directly on the Kiawah River, residents can launch their boat from the ramp, or throw a line in the water from the dock. The Landing is another community gathering space that makes a family fishing trip, waterfront fun, or a relaxing sunset cruise easy.

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