Situated on a picturesque corner lot in the highly sought after Hibben neighborhood of Belle Hall, this stunning light-filled Charleston-style home exudes Southern charm. It has some of the finest upgrades available, space for multiple generations, and the perfect combination of indoor-outdoor living with over 2,000 square feet of gracious porches. Entering the light-filled home you are welcomed by high ceilings and heart of pine flooring throughout the first level where sets of french doors open to the wrap-around porches from nearly every room. Flowing through the living room with a gas fireplace, you'll arrive at the state-of-the-art kitchen, completely renovated over the past year with top-of-the line everything and dual islands.Featuring a professional grade BlueStar range and hood, a secondary BlueStar oven, Subzero columns fridge with separate freezer and wine fridge, Subzero ice maker, Elkay water dispenser with cooler, Carrera marble countertops and walk-in pantry, this kitchen is perfect for accommodating large families with multiple cooking and prep areas. In the fabulous island at the heart of the kitchen, an integrated Carrera marble farm sink is complemented by the useful and stunning WaterStone faucet. The additional island offers in-room seating for 6 and opens directly onto the porches via french doors, making outdoor dining and relaxing a pleasure. The custom cabinetry by CDS Restoration includes appliance garages and hidden outlets. Continuing to the spacious dining room (currently used as an office) you'll find an amazing space for entertaining, replete with a cozy sitting area with gas fireplace, fabulous wet bar with great storage, and access to the porch through multiple sets of french doors. Rounding out this level, you'll find the primary laundry room, a charming mudroom, and access to the private suite over the garage. Whether you use this space for a fantastic guest suite, your own office or workout room, or anything else you can imagine, you'll appreciate the storage in the huge walk-in closet, and the stunning bathroom with walk-in shower, a freestanding tub, and dual vanities.
Continuing to the second level of the home, you'll find both the Owner's Suite and an additional guest suite both with gracious access to the wrap around porches on the second level. But let's talk about the Owner's Suite...completely renovated to create wide open spaces, incredible custom closets and dual bathrooms, it's a retreat like no other. The spacious main bath includes dual vanities with designer vessel sinks, in-laid marble, and an additional laundry area. The larger of the two closets is a room in itself, with thoughtfully designed spaces and private access to the porch.
Just up the stairs, the third floor features two separate bedrooms flanking a flex room - perfect as a teenage suite, dual offices, exercise or guest areas. One of the bedrooms includes a large en-suite bath with dual sinks, soaking tub and separate shower, and the other features access to a private balcony with stunning marsh, sunset and Wando River views, as well as access to the flex room full bath. The flex room includes cabinetry with a sink, fridge and freezer.
In addition to the extensive porches and balconies, the home offers a beautiful ground level enclosed courtyard with plenty of room for an outdoor kitchen and/or a small pool (which has already been approved by the town). There is additional yard space near the two car garage, and with enough parking for an additional six cars on the driveway, you can throw a party, or host your family with room to accommodate most everyone. 548 Galera is truly a beautiful, move-in ready home and it will not last long!