Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

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 »

Introducing to the Market | 211 Vineyard Park

Spacious and utterly enchanting, this impressive Mill Creek Post and Beam (authentic timber frame construction) beauty represents the quintessential mountain-lake home. Much admired for its many original features, this home has been featured in “Timber Homes” magazine. Expansive living areas (with over 7,000 square feet fully finished) are beautifully laid out over heart pine floors,… Read more »

Looking Toward “Rewirement”

  If you’re approaching or have reached retirement age—and yet we could be describing active people of any age, mental and physical health is critical to enjoying a fulfilling life. These days, people are choosing to retire later, or not at all. Buoyed by a new sense of freedom and the self-assurance that comes with age… Read more »

Holiday Wine Tasting Extravaganza | Wine Emporium

The Wine Emporium will hold it’s seventh annual Holiday Wine Tasting Extravaganza: Reserve The Date Saturday, November 19, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The Wine Emporium is working with the same producer and distributor as last year, Chateau St. Michelle and Southern Wine & Spirits. They’ll have more wines open for tasting, more… Read more »

The Victorious Vineyards Breaks Tradition

  Congratulations Cliffs Vineyards Team! Tradition was broken this year at the 2016 Keowee Cup Golf Tournament with the Vineyards team emerging victorious with this year’s Lake Keowee Cup. The Ryder Cup fashioned tournament has customarily been won in past events by the hosting team, with the Vineyards winning the inaugural tournament in 2013. In… Read more »

View Lake Keowee from The Reserve | 112 South Lawn Drive

Maintenance Free Retreat with Endless Outdoor Spaces and Lake Keowee View 6BR | 6 1/2 BA | Guesthouse | Theater | Waterview The Reserve at Lake Keowee | 112 South Lawn Drive $1,195,000 | Furnishings Negotiable Click for Property Details Outdoor living areas are as exquisite as they are expansive, and include a covered welcoming… Read more »

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