Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

The Keowee Towne Market is open for business!

The Keowee Towne Market is open for business! Yes, the grocery store off Highway 11 is open for business. Of course, they do ask that you respect the social distancing but if you are in the Lake Keowee area and find yourself needing some items, feel free to stop by! The staff is very serious… Read more »

How About a Game of “Hide and Seek”?

Anyone up to the challenge of a game of “hide and seek” – or perhaps it should be called “Spot Mila”! During the photography/filming for our Virtual Tour of 310 Eastatoe Parkway in The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards, we had a guest appearance!  Mila is the precious, and curious, cat of the homeowners and she… Read more »

A Lake Keowee Sanctuary in a Natural Setting (Plus, A Fisherman’s Paradise!)

Lake Keowee, South Carolina, is a very popular spot for fishing.  This unique reservoir covers over 18,000 acres here in the Upstate and the dominant species of the lake is the spotted bass.  This bass population feeds on primarily threadfin shad but also some blueback herring as well. For anyone who has been to this… Read more »

Inspiring Views of Lake Keowee and Vineyards Golf Course

Welcome to 233 Long Cove Court in The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards on Lake Keowee! Nestled on an elevated home site over a wide cove is this charming stone front cottage with inspiring views that include the lake as well as several golf holes. Porches on both levels ensure the out-of-doors is always close at… Read more »

306 Water Oak Court on Lake Hartwell

  If looking for a convenient location (only minutes from Interstate 85) but keeping with a spacious, high-end home, look no further than 306 Water Oak Court on Lake Hartwell! This residence offers vacation-style amenities while still within a short drive to Greenville and less than 2 hours from Atlanta. The home is situated on… Read more »

Black Paint – Using this Dark Shade in Amazing Ways!

  Growing in popularity among homes is black paint.  This daring color really can highlight features of the room, plus many times adds a coziness that is coveted.  This paint choice also pairs well if you have patterned fabrics or accessories. Utilizing this color on your walls is not only eye catching, but many have… Read more »

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