1 Governor's Dr
1 Governor’s Drive was originally designed as a replica of the famous Josiah Smith home in historic downtown Charleston, but the residence has been thoughtfully adapted to modern standards and conveniences by architect and custom home builder, Bennett Hofford.
This six-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath residence is located in the heart of Kiawah Island, perfectly positioned to enjoy the miles of trails and beaches, award-winning golf and dining, various recreational opportunities and amenities provided by the Kiawah Island Club, and so much more.
Traditional in Southern-style design, this home boasts striking curb appeal with beautiful landscaping, dual stairways to the front porch, and columned front entrance with gas lanterns.
Inside, no detail has been overlooked with hardwood flooring, custom moldings, and access to an outdoor living space in nearly every room of the 4,217 square foot home, which features an additional 1,809 feet of garage, decking, and porches.
The grand foyer welcomes guests with its high ceiling and central staircase. Just around the corner is the living room with a gas fireplace and serves as a central gathering space for friends and family. Set apart by columns, the dining room is ideal for entertaining.
The spacious two-toned gourmet kitchen is both impeccably designed and functional with marble countertops, a mix of glass and full panel cabinetry, storage drawers, a farmhouse sink and expansive center island with prep sink and bar seating. Premier appliances include a Thermador® double oven and Bartazonni® cooktop, Subzero® refrigerator, freezer, and wine cooler, and a Fisher and Paykel® dishwasher.
The adjoining sunroom is lined in windows that showcase maritime forest views and serves as a great casual living space. From here, doors open to the large screened porch that functions as an extension of the home and is the ideal spot to enjoy the sights and sounds of Kiawah.
The first-floor master suite is a sanctuary with access to the back deck and a large walk-in closet. The pièce de résistance of the suite is the master bathroom, with its marble accents, floors, and vanity with dual sinks, large soaking tub, and walk-in glass shower.
Five guest rooms ensure ample space for family and guests. A second story master suite has French doors that open to the upstairs porch and features a full bathroom with dual sinks, bathtub, and walk-in shower. Two guest bedrooms on the second floor share a full bathroom. The entire third floor has also been designed with guests’ comfort in mind with two additional bedrooms and a cozy sitting area.
1 Governor’s Drive is available fully furnished with a Kiawah Island Club Membership Opportunity.
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