Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

The Beach Club at The Cliffs at Keowee Springs

Nestled right on the shoreline of Lake Keowee, The Cliffs at Keowee Springs boasts a fantastic amenity – The Beach Club, a family favorite of the community. The Beach Club features two swimming pools complete with a waterslide and beach-like entrance, a cafe & bar, and even a shop to pick up a kayak or… Read more »

National Boating Safety Week 2021

This past year has been one of the “craziest” we have ever seen here around Lake Keowee. The influx of people moving from big cities to enjoy the serenity of our beautiful lake town has significantly driven up not only the real estate market but the boating market as well!  With that being said, it… Read more »

Getting ready for boating season on Lake Keowee

It is almost that time of year! The temperatures are rising and the beautiful emerald Lake Keowee seems to be taunting you. The days of sunset cruises and soaking up the sun are just around the corner! It is time to pull that boat or PWC out of storage, dust it off and find that… Read more »

Beyond the Surface: Lake Jocassee

When we think about Lake Jocassee we tend to envision the vast blue water, endless views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, numerous waterfalls, and maybe even the gorges and protected forests that surround.  But did you know that Lake Jocassee is actually a man-made reservoir, and that underneath, homes and structures are still visible? We… Read more »

Hike to a lakeside pavilion high in the mountains

The Cliffs Communities are well sought after for their seamless blending of luxury homes and world-class amenities within breathtaking natural surroundings. Many of their Lake Keowee and South Carolina communities offer not only golfing, dining, and boating, but also miles of beautiful trails for avid outdoorsmen to enjoy.   From beginners to the most experienced… Read more »

Your House As Seen By…

How do you perceive the value of your own home? Odds are, it differs from the view of your lender, potential buyer, tax assessor or appraiser. Pause for a moment to reflect on the info graphic below, courtesy of Rob Fraim. Home appraisals are an important tool in the home sale process for all parties… Read more »

Clemson Overthrows Crimson Tide

  Securing the 2017 National Championship title for the Clemson Tigers looked like a distant dream after trailing 10 points going into the fourth quarter. That’s when Clemson’s quarterback, Deshaun Watson, began to dominate the Alabama defense, which had been considered among the greatest in college football history. Watson completed 12 of 18 passes for… Read more »

The Eagle Has Landed

Caesar’s Head, the gateway to a large area of public lands in northern Greenville County, collectively called the Mountain Bridge Wilderness has an active hawk watch September through November. If you visit on the right day in mid September you might see hundreds of Broad-winged Hawks in migration from the overlook. Luckily, our Broker, Justin… Read more »

Italian-Villa Styled Summerour Home in Sublime Waterfront Location

  207 Sunrise Pointe | Keowee Falls | Salem | SC 5 bedrooms, 6 baths with 2 half baths. Keith Summerour designed, and built by boutique craftsman, Mike Blackburn. An exceptional, 1.53 acre waterfront lot, with gentle slope and 326 ft. of prime shoreline leading to a covered boat dock with lift. Unique master suite… Read more »

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