About The Property
Waterfront Home on Wadmalaw
This stunningly beautiful Wadmalaw Island estate is on the market for the first time in 60 years. A nature-lover's sanctuary nestled on the upper reaches of Leadenwah Creek, the country estate comprises three contiguous parcels totaling 55± acres above the critical line. Adorned with mature live oaks and azaleas, the property seems an island unto itself, with sweeping marsh views, a tidal creek and abundant wildlife. Osprey, egrets & herons also call this beautiful property home. The contemporary 3-bd, 2-ba home, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright's protégé Alfred B Parker, is constructed with cypress, douglas fir and a cedar shake roof. This unique home offers distinctive features including brick floors from historic Charleston, doors from a plant in Cuba, cherry cabinetry,a double-sided fireplace and a glass block master bath. The screened porch provides excellent southwestern creek views. Raised brick terraces on either end of the home offer additional entertainment or siesta opportunities. Just beyond the front door, enjoy fishing, crabbing and shrimping in the 4± acre saltwater pond. A creekside saltwater swimming pool, a short dock with a 12x 24 pier, and davit to launch your jon boat or kayak are all just outside the home. Tidal creek access at mid to high tides allows boat access from Leadenwah all the way to the North Edisto. Across the creek is Selkirk, with over 800 acres of conserved land, ensuring your views are forever protected. Like many properties on Wadmalaw, this estate is under conservation easement. Held by The Lowcountry Land Trust, the easement allows additional homes on the mainland, making this is an extraordinary Lowcountry family compound opportunity just 20 miles (approximately 35 minutes) from downtown Charleston. HFL represented the Seller.