Thursday, August 6, 2015

SOLD! Not Your Typical Short Sale: 326 Mill Pond Road

It's actually sort of rare to find a short sale in Bluffton lately, since the real estate market has recovered so nicely, so this is a special property. Short sales are perfect for home buyers who have a little bit of patience and a great eye for a deal--and anyone who matches that criteria will surely get this amazing home at an incredible price. 

This two-story home is located in Bluffton's The Farm, a centrally-located community close to schools, parks, and shopping as well as an easy commute to Beaufort, Hilton Head, or Savannah.  Surrounded by mature trees and with plenty of greens pace to run and play, this cheerful home offers curb appeal and lots of room live and play. 

The formal living area and dining area are connected, providing an open flow through both rooms, highlighted by the wood floors that can be found throughout the space.  Both rooms are spacious and bright, with windows throughout.  

The kitchen features tile floors and a pantry for extra storage, along with a view to the beautiful backyard.  In fact, the kitchen is connected to a space that can either be used as an eat-in dining area or as another flexible space, like a playroom, family room, office, or hobby room. 


The spacious master bedroom has vaulted ceilings and plenty of natural light from the windows that surround it.  


The other bedrooms are also roomy enough for kids or guests, with a shared hall bathroom between them. 

One of the stars of this home is the beautiful tree-lined fenced backyard, with both concrete and brick paver patios for grilling or entertaining and plenty of grassy areas for playing or planting. The fence provides safety for kids or pets, and the trees offer privacy and shade.  It's a lovely place to enjoy the temperate Bluffton weather. 

Give Kristy Gonzalez a call--she can do a private tour for you and help answer any questions you have about this beautiful home. It definitely won't last long at this price!

Tons of Room to Live and Play: 119 Oakesdale

The beautiful community of Mill Creek, home of resort-style amenities and centrally located for travel to Hilton Head, Beaufort, or Savannah, is also home to this beautiful 4 bedroom home perfectly suited for flexible living. The stunning brick home, situated on a corner lot, offers an open floor plan, a beautiful backyard, and multiple options to suit family, friends, or guests. 

The bottom floor of the home is open and bright, with beautiful hardwood floors throughout the great room. The large living space opens to the kitchen and a dining area, which sits slightly off the living area, is surrounded by windows.  This is truly open plan living at its best!


The kitchen offers an enormous amount of storage, in the form of ample cabinet space and a pantry, as well as easy-to-maintain tile floors and nice stainless steel appliances.  The desirable center island design allows the kitchen to be open to the main living area while still maintaining a separation, utilizing the space wisely and maximizing potential work areas.  


The doors off the bright dining area lead to this covered porch, complete with ceiling fan, that could easily become a screened porch if that's your desire.  It overlooks a beautiful fenced yard, perfect for play or relaxation or entertaining or whatever you can imagine it to be.  

Also off the dining room is the master bedroom, which also features a view of the backyard and the woods behind.   The master bath provides natural light through the glass block above the garden tub and upgraded double sinks.

Two other spacious bedrooms can be found on the ground floor, perfect for keeping family close or for anyone for whom stairs might be a problem. 

One of the most unique features of this home, however, is the flexibility of the upstairs space. A bedroom and a bathroom are located upstairs, along with this incredible bonus room. Imagine what you could do with this space--the entire top floor could become an in-law or teenage suite, the bonus room could be used as a large playroom, a home theater, a "man cave," an office, a gym, or whatever else you need.  The flexibility of this space is incredible--and it could also be divided and turned into several unique spaces, based on your needs.  

The price is right for this flexible, beautiful home with plenty of room to live and play in. Mill Creek is one of Bluffton's hottest communities right now--don't wait to call Kristy Gonzalez to set up your own private tour.  Come see for yourself if this home is right for your family.

Lake View with Open Floor Plan: 239 Hitching Post Crescent

It's hard to find a single-level floor plan with these beautiful details and this incredible backyard, especially one that is centrally located in Bluffton.  But this home, nestled in the conveniently placed Bluffton neighborhood, The Farm, offers just that. 

The open living area has hardwood floors through, just installed two years ago, and lots of natural light. The kitchen opens onto the living area and onto a bright open dining area that is surrounded by windows that overlook the stunning lake view. 

The kitchen offers plenty of cabinet space and a convenient pantry space for extra storage and, with this type of floor plan, makes a great space for entertaining guests. 

 The bedrooms are roomy, especially the master bedroom. This retreat offers not only plenty of room for your standard bedroom furniture but also another brightly lit space that could serve as an office, nursery, or sitting area. 
The home offers two guest or family bedrooms, both of which offer plenty of room for comfortable living.  The two other bedrooms share a hall bath.

Combine the lovely details of this home together--hardwood floors, extra large master bedroom, roomy bedrooms and bright light--together with this incredible backyard and you have an extraordinary home you simply don't find on the market often.  The beautifully bright dining area opens onto this covered porch, which could easily be screened to create an extension of your open living area.  

The porch and all of the windows on the back of the home--master bedroom, living area, dining area--look out on to this gorgeous and spacious backyard, with mature trees and a lovely lake view. 


The yard has been staged to include two separate entertaining areas--the covered porch and this separate grilling and picnic area, which is situated closer to the lake.  You have plenty of room to do whatever you'd like with this oasis--plenty of room to play, plant a garden, grill, entertain, and enjoy the best of what Bluffton has to offer.  Give Kristy Gonzalez a call to schedule your private tour--see what The Farm and 239 Hitching Post Crescent can offer you.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

85 Kensington #320: Quaint and Updated Lagoon Unit

One of Bluffton's centrally located condominium communities, The Estate at Westbury offers a beautiful location that's close to shopping, centrally located between Hilton Head and Beaufort, as well some beautiful lagoon views for certain areas of the development.  This two bedroom, two bath unit is one of those units, fully updated and ready for you.

The open living and dining room features beautiful wide plank wood flooring, as well as a fully updated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. 

The bedrooms are quite spacious, both with bathrooms attached, and are split across the unit to ensure privacy.  This type of floor plan is great for small families or roommates, because of the spaciousness of rooms and the way that they are situated.

 French doors lead out to a small balcony that overlooks the peaceful lagoon, a place to relax in the morning or to enjoy the lovely Lowcountry nights. 

It's hard to find a home with this many updates and these kinds of updates at this price point--it will not last! Make an appointment with Kristy Gonzalez to see this property before it's gone!

NOW REDUCED! 247 Hitching Post: Beautiful Details in a Well-Planned Floor Plan

MOTIVATED SELLER! Now priced less than $200K, a dream for this beautiful, spacious home. 

Walking in the front door of 247 Hitching Post tells you almost everything you need to know about this home: the beauty is in the details.  Located in the popular Bluffton community The Farm, very close to the Bluffton school complex and not far from shopping and entertainment, homeowners benefit from the popular amenities in this community, including a zero-entry pool, playground, and clubhouse.  This beautiful location, combined with this popular Port Royal model floorplan, creates a lovely home with offers a thoughtful layout with beautiful details. 

 The soaring entryway makes a statement, bright and open and welcoming, as do the large archways throughout the downstairs.  You'll see one as you enter, immediately leading you into a beautiful formal dining room that opens onto the kitchen.

 The open kitchen, which offers access both to the dining room and the living area, features plenty of cabinet space and easy-to-clean tile flooring.

 The living room offers the same impressive, soaring ceilings that the entryway does, with windows on both stories which provides an enormous amount of light.  The room is connected by another large, beautiful archway to a flexible space, which could be a casual dining area or could be turned into an office space, hobby room, or play room.  The downstairs area also offers a powder room for guests to enjoy or for convenience.

 The door off of this casual space leads to a beautiful screened porch, the perfect place to enjoy beautiful Lowcountry weather.  Just off the porch you'll find a nicely sized patio, perfect for grilling or container gardens, and plenty of green space in the back and side yards--plenty of room for two or four legged kids to play.
The bedrooms are spacious and bright, offering plenty of room for family or guests.  The master offers tray ceilings, a bay window, and plenty of room to create your perfect retreat.

The Farm is a centrally located, friendly Bluffton community. Give Kristy Gonzalez a call to tour this property--see if it's right for you!