Monday, March 30, 2015
Murrells Inlet has been home to Spanish explorers, pirates, Native Americans, fishermen, and rice plantations. All have left their historical markers on the city, its architecture, and its lowcountry style. The area is a boaters’ paradise and fresh seafood is everywhere. Besides the beautiful “Marsh Walk” and a multitude of fabulous seafood restaurants, Huntington Beach State Park and Brookgreen Sculpture Gardens are popular local attractions. The TPC Myrtle Beach Championship Golf Course offers one of the best golf experiences anywhere.
The lovely subdivision of houses in Mount Gilead is a hidden delight. The older, well established community offers luxurious houses that are reasonably priced in a safe, private haven. Tucked away in the heart of Murrells Inlet, this distinguished neighborhood features older residences and estates with character and style. Many houses have their own private boat docks. It is easy to see the neighborhood pride as you walk down the tree lined streets with flowers in bloom everywhere.
The most lavish homes are along Creekside Drive in the fashionable neighborhood of Gilead Place. The majority of the 2-3 story homes have 5-6 bedrooms with professionally landscaped yards and private back door docks. The channel gives access to the ocean for all manner of water sports, fishing, or sailing and to Murrells Inlet. Many of these homes have fireplaces, pools and some even have elevators. Prices average between $600,000 to $800,000 – an unbeatable price for a waterfront home. One look and you will know you have found the home of your dreams.
Let us take you on a tour of homes for sale in Mt. Gilead, and show you the lifestyle you have been dreaming of.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
At the heart of the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach is alive with all the fun and excitement that draws millions of tourists to its beaches each year. Incredible dining experiences, from seafood to the perfect steak, fantastic shopping at Broadway on the Beach, family fun, awesome golf at over 100 championship courses, and of course, the beaches – there is always something to do in Myrtle Beach.
On Highway 501, between Conway and the Beach is the community of Carolina Forest. This master-planned neighborhood covers 9000 acres and features many of the amenities you would expect to find in a city, including stores, professional offices, restaurants and its own schools, the best in the state. Housing is diverse with cozy, attractive homes for less than $200,000 and elegant waterfront mansions in the millions.
Carolina Forest homes are built around the Witch, Wizard and the Man O’ War golf courses which were the designs of Dan Maples, the renowned architect. With a variety of prices and sizes to fit all families and budgets, the neighborhood has many lakes, inlets, and nature trails integrated into its layout.
The gated community of Covington Lake offers custom built stucco and brick homes from $200,000 to $300,000 with lots of up to a half acre. These 3-4 bedroom homes feature granite countertops, hardwood floors, fireplaces and professionally landscaped yards. The community has 12 acres of well stocked lakes, a pool with a cabana, lit sidewalks, and a playground.
Whether you are looking for the excitement of the Grand Strand or want to commune with nature, you are sure to find your dream home here. Let us show you the enchanting neighborhoods and the gorgeous homes for sale in Covington Lake.
Monday, March 16, 2015
The fashionable communities of North Myrtle Beach provide a little taste of paradise. Stylish and informal, there is an easy blend of old and new. Restaurant Row offers 1500+ restaurant choices. Family fun is just a short drive away at Myrtle Waves, Cherry Grove Pier, Go Ape Treetop Adventure and much more. Or take in a show at the Alabama Theater. And who can forget about the more than 100 world class golf courses throughout the area! The typical beach bar with live beach music and fine dining at the country club co-exist in North Myrtle Beach. Whatever your passion is, you will feel at home here.
The spectacular Windy Hill Dunes Condos are a popular vacation choice. Vacationers and residents, alike, appreciate the added luxury and the more residential atmosphere. Located on the south end of North Myrtle Beach, this area is on the highest elevation which guards it against storm damage and flooding. These 3-4-5 bedroom condos are roomier than average with large private balconies offering stunning ocean views from living rooms, dining rooms and master bedrooms. There is a community outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, kiddie pool, lazy river, and fitness center to ease the tensions of the day and there is a grill area for family picnics. A covered walkway over the street leads to the parking deck.
The Windy Hill neighborhood is close to Barefoot Landing with its 150+ boutiques, shops, entertainment, and restaurants and the 4 championship golf courses at Barefoot Resort. Joe’s Bar and Grill and the Olive Garden are nearby also. The new BiLo shopping complex offers a large grocery store, more restaurants and even a spa for your doggy!
Whether you are looking for an investment rental property, a vacation home away from home, or something more permanent, Windy Hill Dunes has what you are looking for. Call us today and let us show you the condos for sale at Windy Hill Dunes.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Between Murrells Inlet and Surfside lies an unincorporated sliver of beach called Garden City Beach. Hurricane Hugo destroyed many of the older homes in 1989 and almost the entire area has been renovated or rebuilt. There aren’t a lot of high-rise condo resorts in Garden City, but there are many private homes. On the oceanside of US 17 for the most part, these properties are not inexpensive, but occasionally distress sales and foreclosures do offer some bargains.
The beach houses in Garden City are some of the most well-liked selections in the Grand Strand. All of the rebuilt homes are now on stilts and have parking underneath. Most are bright and colorful, and offer great rental income opportunities as well as being the ultimate in a vacation property. As rental properties these homes are booked months, and sometimes a year in advance.
Vacationers find this area is less crowded and more residential and “easy going” than Myrtle Beach. There are lots of local, family-oriented activities to keep them entertained. Great fresh seafood restaurants are never far away with Murrells Inlet at the end of the boulevard. The Garden City Pier is one of the best piers along the South Carolina coast. It is 650+ feet long with a very popular bar called “End of the Pier” that offers music and dancing all summer long. There is also a café, an arcade, a tackle shop and excellent fishing on the pier.
Similar to the channel homes in North Myrtle Beach's Cherry Grove, the south part of Garden City has several inlet channels that run parallel to the ocean, and many of these tidal creek and inlet homes have private boat docks. Cherry Grove and Garden City are the only areas that have homes backing up to the water on one side, and have the ocean across the street on the other. If you’re looking for a great oceanfront, channel, or second row home with more of a residential feel, Garden City is the answer.
This is a great time to consider an investment in real estate opportunities. Give us a call today and let us show you the incredible beachhouses for sale in Garden City!
Sunday, March 8, 2015
1410 48th Ave North Ext.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
If you are looking for the luxury of living on a golf course and the convenience of a central location, look no further. Myrtlewood Villas condos have it all.
With 1-2-3 bedroom floor plans, these villas are the perfect place to call home or make ideal rental properties. For members and owners registered in the rental program, a new fitness center and pool have just been completed and they now enjoy an outdoor pool, indoor pool, a number of kiddie pools, Jacuzzis, lazy river and an adult fitness center.
Myrtlewood is only a few blocks from Broadway on the Beach and the most exquisite dining in Myrtle Beach. A short golf cart ride to the beach, it is still conveniently close to Myrtle Beach Airport. Not to mention close proximity to the Myrtlewood Golf Course and many of Myrtle Beach’s 100+ championship golf courses.
Within Myrtlewood are 3 unique condo communities: Magnolia North, Magnolia Place, and Magnolia Pointe. Built separately, each has its own amenities and extras but all three border the renowned Myrtlewood Golf Course.
Magnolia Place is the original condo neighborhood and is notable for their ‘weeping mortar’ brick exteriors, with 102 bedroom units that are priced under$100k.
Magnolia Pointe is the newest addition to Myrtlewood and there are brand new condos available. The most fashionable of the 3 communities, it has garages and elevators. These units feature 2-3 bedroom condos priced from $15- $200+k.
All three communities offer you the best of a Myrtle Beach golf course condo lifestyle. Let us show you the condos for sale in Myrtlewood Villas today.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
In Murrells Inlet, the master- planned community of Prince Creek borders the Tournament Players Club Golf Course created by Tom Fazio. The neatly grooms greens with lush ponds and lakes lined with cypress trees, pines, and red oaks is home to an array of flora and fauna. Price Creek residents share their backyards with egrets, swans, great blue herons, otters and more. In this serene setting they are still only minutes away from outstanding schools, shopping, dining, and all the great attractions and entertainment of the Grand Strand.
Prince Creek and Prince Creek West subdivisions offer a diverse variety of homes to fit your style and budget, with choices of gated neighborhoods, water views, and golf course views. Community amenities feature a clubhouse, fitness center, tennis courts, pools, grocery stores, a local post office, and admission to local gyms and more.
Besides Charleston Bay, Johns Bay, and Palm Bay, neighborhoods include:
The Bays – This is a private, gated neighborhood with many choices of homes. They have their own clubhouse, with sports fields and courts, a pool and a picnic area with an outdoor fireplace and fire pits.
Laurel Bay - This neighborhood is well- established and has some of the first homes built in Prince Creek with only a few home sites still available.
Shallow Creek Bay –Homes here are in high demand ranging from $150-$300K.
Waverly Bay – A very pastoral neighborhood, homes border lakes, ponds and wooded areas.
Communities for new construction include:
Bellwood Landing – This neighborhood is gated and has 102 home sites bordering a lake or conservation area for added privacy. Hunters Grove – Another gated neighborhood offering 73 home sites, there are several homes priced in the $200’s and many lots for building. There is a community swimming pool.
Collins Creek Landing – This is gated community with homes for sale from $300-600K and home sites. The community has on-site boat storage.
Creek Harbour – This gated community has charming brick homes and large lots as big as 3 acres that are prices from $400-900K.
Linksbrook – A Centex community, Linkbrook gives the buyer the opportunity to build a new Centex home or purchase an existing Centex home, ranging in size from 1800 -2700 sq. ft. and Linkbrook has its own pool, tennis courts, and clubhouse.
Creekhaven - This is a Rylan Home neighborhood with homes and lots ranging from $200-300K.
There is also Seasons Retirement Community, an amazing gated neighborhood for vigorous adults, 55 and older. Offering all the luxuries of home in an environment for active seniors to socialize and participate with others. The ideal retirement homes are priced $150-400k.
Is your interest peaked? Let us take you on a tour of Prince Creek and show you all this community has to offer. Call today!