3868 Plantation Lakes Drive is located in Johns Island’s Gift Plantation neighborhood. The popular community is located near the Stono River and is just under a thirty minute drive from downtown Charleston. A community dock, tennis courts, a playground and a pool are located within the neighborhood while nearby Kiawah Island and Folly Beach offer beautiful places to spend a day on the beach.
The Lowcountry-style home is elevated with dual staircases leading to the expansive covered front porch. Inside, the home is open with updated features including hardwood floors, crown molding and built-in bookshelves. A formal dining room is located to the left of the foyer and leads into the eat-in kitchen. This large spaces has great natural light along with a center island, breakfast bar and casual dining area. Extending from the kitchen is the main gathering space in the home–the great room. The room is large and open with two-story ceilings, a fireplace, built-in bookshelves and a glass door opening to the screened porch. The flow of the first floor is perfect for those who like to entertain with one room connecting seamlessly to the next.
Also located on the first floor is the master suite. The bedroom is well-sized and has an en suite bath with his and her vanities, a jetted soaking tub and a separate shower. One of the best features of the master is that it opens to the back deck–a perfect spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or evening glass of wine while enjoying your peaceful and private view. The home’s second floor houses an additional two bedrooms. Each bedroom has a tray ceiling and both share access to a hallway full bath with a tub/shower combo.
Outdoor living spaces, including a well-sized screened porch and two back decks, overlook the landscaped backyard and neighborhood lake. Since the home is elevated, there is additional storage space on the first floor in addition to the two car garage. Mature trees, flowering shrubs and planting beds add to the home’s appeal.