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2579 Helmsman Road

2579 Helmsman Road (Under Contract)

$1,385,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Full Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 2,232 Heated Sqft
  • Lot: 0.13 Acres
Site ID #a0ERh000003Svb7MAC

Welcome to the enchanting Butterfly Cottage at 2579 Helmsman, a masterpiece crafted by renowned architect Julia Star Sanford and brought to life by Saussy Burbank to capture the magnificent beauty of the surrounding landscapes. Nestled amidst the picturesque streetscapes of Jack Island, the Butterfly Cottage is designed with a passion for outdoor living. It boasts a generous wrap-around porch seamlessly woven with the serene and lush landscapes just steps out the back door.... [Read More]

Welcome to the enchanting Butterfly Cottage at 2579 Helmsman, a masterpiece crafted by renowned architect Julia Star Sanford and brought to life by Saussy Burbank to capture the magnificent beauty of the surrounding landscapes. Nestled amidst the picturesque streetscapes of Jack Island, the Butterfly Cottage is designed with a passion for outdoor living. It boasts a generous wrap-around porch seamlessly woven with the serene and lush landscapes just steps out the back door. The first-floor primary bedroom, your personal sanctuary, is nestled among the trees with easy access to the heart of the home—just a skip away from the kitchen and main living areas. Wander up to the second floor with its abundance of space for guests or family to unwind. Discover two additional bedrooms, each with en suite bathrooms, and a perfectly appointed office nook. Elevate your lifestyle with this exquisite coastal retreat, where every sunset promises a moment of pure bliss. Welcome home to Kiawah River.

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  • Property Type: Cottage
  • Property View: Interior
  • Builder: Saussy Burbank
  • Floor Plan: Butterfly Garden Cottage 1

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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