Nestled in the Ace Basin, this 731-acre 18th-century estate, ''Dawn of Hope'', seamlessly blends historical charm with modern luxury. With over 80% high ground, the meticulously maintained property highlights the serene Lowcountry beauty, boasting approximately 2.5 miles of Ashepoo River frontage, a deep-water dock, and a boat launch. An elegantly renovated and rebuilt early 19th-century home, fully furnished with 5 bedrooms, offers a perfect juxtaposition of historic elegance and comfort. Complete with captivating views of the river and a 25-acre flooded rice pond. A grand center hall offers views of the pond and gardens from the entrance to the inviting outdoor terrace across the back of the home. This main hall centers the seamless flow of the property, connecting the grand CypressRoom with a magnificent cathedral ceiling and a stately brick fireplace which is one among several gracing the property. The Cypress Room transitions into an elegant office space and an adjoining sunroom, offering panoramic views of the meticulously curated gardens and magnificent grand oaks. The dining room beckons with glass doors that unveil an enchanting view of the 18th-century garden. The 4 guest suites are located off the center hall, each a sanctuary of refined comfort and relaxation. Accessed through its own private entrance surrounded by grand old camellias and an arbor of bougainvillea, the primary suite wing features a cupola, a fireplace, and a luxurious bath. The center hall leads into the large family room which connects to the outdoor terrace through a folding glass wall to create an ideal gathering space. The designer kitchen features a LaCornue stove, top-of-the-line appliances, and finished wooden countertops with brass capping, all while offering captivating views of the serene Lowcountry landscape from every vantage point. The outdoor kitchen can be accessed from the outdoor terrace. The estate is adorned with majestic Live Oaks, creating a scenic backdrop, while water features include stocked ponds, a 10-acre duck impoundment, and over 200 acres of cultivated quail fields. Abundant diverse wildlife including deer, dove, and turkey, caters to outdoor enthusiasts. Additional amenities include a horse stable, a hay barn, a shooting range, a hunting cottage, and an outdoor pavilion on the pond overlooking the home. This estate is located approximately 50 minutes from Charleston and 14 miles from the Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro. The Lowcountry Land Trust holds a conservation easement on the property.
Listing courtesy of Listing Agent: Deborah Fisher from Listing Office: Handsome Properties, Inc..