WATER AND MARSH VIEWS!!! This is a great and well-cared for home in an awesome location. The owner had the 4 bed/2 bath home built to take advantage of the wonderful views. Whitehouse Plantation is an attractive established private neighborhood that is not burdened by HOA fees or harsh restrictions. The lovely home is located at the end of a quiet street and boasts a large two car garage. Enjoy expansive marsh and water views from the covered front porch and from multiple interior rooms including the dining room. Relax with friends on the back porch, or rejuvenate your senses in the lush, private backyard garden with hidden citrus tree lined courtyard. Walking in from the covered porch, you enter the foyer with open views to the dining room and kitchen to your left and the living room straight ahead - accentuated by a glass door and views to the back porch.
The open floor plan is inviting and functional! Original construction included a number of thoughtful features including archways, a vestibule with hardwood flooring and chair railing trim detail. In the home, you will notice how the space fills with natural light flooding in from multiple directions.
The centerpiece of the home is the living room with its high-vaulted cathedral ceilings. The living room has the potential for a future fireplace as there is already a framed chimney in place behind the wall and gas to the house.
The dining room has double windows with breath-taking views of the tidal creek and flows nicely into the adjacent kitchen with wood cabinets, including a pantry creating excellent storage and yet offering plenty of counter space.
A great back porch is situated just through the living room and overlooks a tranquil garden oasis home to substantial plantings of fruit-bearing trees (peach, clementine, mandarin, tangerine), a host of herbs and flowering plants. Tucked away in the back yard is a smaller private courtyard area surrounded by citrus trees. The plantings continue to the front of the home where the owner also installed a 32ft deep well for gardening use.
The master suite, tucked away to the right of the living room, has a private en-suite bathroom, and features an efficiently laid out walk-in closet. For convenience, the laundry area is located just outside the master suite with space for side-by-side washer and dryer as well cabinetry storage above. On the other side of the living room, there are two more spacious bedrooms. Each bedroom is nicely sized with plenty of closet storage in the double-doored closets. The hall bathroom is located between the two bedrooms and opens to the hall area for guest usage as well.
The fourth bedroom (FROG) is located off the foyer and provides a large private room/flex space with substantial storage options in the four closets and also offers beautiful views of Simpson Creek.
Of significant convenience is interior access to the two-car garage. Drive into the garage in inclement weather and access the interior without getting wet! The two-car attached garage provides wonderful space for storage along with custom workbenches. This home is elevated to take advantage of the view, but this also serves as an opportunity for storage and easy access in the crawlspace. The elevated height also keeps flood insurance low (current policy is only $561/yr). The owner has experienced no flooding issues, nor had any flood claims during ownership.
This one-owner never-rented, custom built home has been well-maintained since the day it was built, including a new roof in 2014 and is protected by a termite bond.
1193 Valley Forge is very convenient to a growing staple of local favorite restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and breweries; not to mention just 5 minutes to James Island County park, 10 minutes to Folly Beach and easy access to anywhere on the Charleston peninsula.
Come enjoy James Island Life!