51 River Marsh Ln

Private Home



Beds: 6
Baths: 6
Half Baths: 2
Square Feet: 7,427
Acreage: 1.04
Views: Riverfront
Dock, Elevator, Garage, Club Membership, Screened Porch
Club Membership Type:
A Kiawah Island Golf Membership Is Available


Located within Rhett’s Bluff, a private riverfront community flanked by Bass Pond and the Kiawah River, this stunning deepwater home enjoys sweeping river and marsh views from every room and from 2,761 square feet of ipe screened porches, verandas, and sun decks.

A brand new, shared private dock with boat lift provides immediate access to an exhilarating Kiawah River lifestyle where boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing--on the dock, flats, and river--are part of every day’s agenda. Surrounded by lush natural landscapes, residents here enjoy unmatched opportunities to connect to Kiawah’s unspoiled wildlife.

Privately situated, 51 River Marsh Lane is convenient to all of Kiawah’s world-class amenities, including The River Course, miles of private walking trails, and the private neighborhood pavilion and boat landing. The oceanfront Beach Club, Cassique Clubhouse, Sasanqua Spa, and historic Charleston are all just a short drive away.

Designed by architect Skip Wallace and impeccably constructed by Solaris, the exterior is clad in cedar wood shingle siding, copper roofing, Charleston brick foundation and entry staircase, graceful gables and shutters, tall columns, covered porticos, and curved verandas. Award-winning landscape includes flowering plants and trees, tropical palms, and live oaks adorned with Spanish moss.

51 River Marsh Lane features a reverse floor plan, successfully capitalizing on the vast river views. From the expansive outdoor decks, the views here are unmatched. Sunsets can be enjoyed year-round, while cool breezes encourage time spent outdoors either lounging in the sun or dining under the shade.

Inside, every room offers an aesthetically pleasing mix of exquisite design: beamed and coffered ceilings, exposed brick, shiplap, oversized fireplaces, fluted millwork, curved walls and staircases, handsome moldings, clever built-ins, and gorgeous stone appointments. The floor plan flows seamlessly from one living space to the next, favorable for either large and small gatherings.

The stunning two-story oval entry foyer offers access to the first floor’s club room, to two generously sized guest bedroom suites, and a spacious home gym. A graceful curved staircase with handcrafted wrought iron railings leads to the second level’s shared living spaces and to two additional guest bedroom suites with private porches and en suite baths. Level three is devoted entirely to the luxurious primary suite.

The handsome club room showcases pecan walls, custom built-ins, rich oak plank flooring, bead board ceilings, an entertainment center, and wall-to-wall windows overlooking the sprawling back deck, private dock, and Kiawah River. Spacious and inviting, this media-centric room has three TVs and surround sound.

The second level features exceptional high-end finishes. The living room is elegant, yet comfortable with 12’ coffered ceilings, rich heart pine flooring, and floor-to-ceiling windows with exceptional river views. Three impressive Charleston brick interior archways exude Lowcountry charm and connect the living room to the dining room and kitchen. An attendant library nook serves as a cozy room with a view that features a built-in daybed for peaceful reading.

The spacious gourmet kitchen features soapstone perimeter counters, abundant custom and glass-front cabinetry, shiplap walls, soapstone backsplash, and views out to the live oak trees. The kitchen offers a 11-foot marble center island with space for casual seating, two full SubZero® refrigerator/freezers, SubZero refrigeration drawers, two dishwashers, a conventional and convection oven, and a cooking hearth with Viking® gas range. There is also an office and pantry tucked behind arched pocket doors.

The dining room enjoys panoramic river views through large picture windows and two sets of glass doors out to an expansive screened porch and commercial grade grilling station. With serene views of Kiawah’s river and marshlands, the screened porch is a perfect spot to sip morning coffee, dine al fresco, and savor the picturesque Kiawah River views.

Two luxuriously appointed guest bedrooms feature stone-appointed en suites and private porches privately surrounded by the tree canopy complete the second level.

The third floor is devoted to the extraordinary master suite that includes a private foyer, a river view office, and a generously sized sitting room with fireplace, custom built-ins, and access to a private covered porch and sundeck. Through double doors, the spacious master bedroom with wooden barreled ceiling and oversized windows enjoys the best views in the home.

The master suite also features two walk-in closets, built-in cabinetry, and a secret doorway into the expansive spa-inspired master bathroom with travertine floor, travertine walk-in shower, separate soaking tub, two generously sized vanities, and a second full laundry room for ultimate convenience.

Additional features of this exquisite home include: a shared dock with water and electricity, dock sink, and storage; 4-plus car/boat garage with temperature/humidity control and abundant storage for kayaks, paddle boards, beach bikes, fishing, and golf gear; elevator to all levels; Leutron® electronic lighting, security, and sound system throughout; expansive mud room with travertine flooring, custom cabinetry, large sink, marble counters, elevated washer/dryer, and commercial grade refrigerator; outdoor irrigation systems, and new Navien® tankless hot water heaters.

Plans for a pool addition have been conceptually approved by the Architectural Review Board (ARB).

A Kiawah Island Golf Membership is available with this property.

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Club Membership

Unlock everything the island community has to offer with a membership to The Kiawah Island Club, a private membership club exclusively for property owners. Get access to a host of luxurious island amenities, exceptional concierge services, private venues, and special members-only events.

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