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189 Bull Thistle Lane
Kiawah Island

This stunningly beautiful 4600 SF house with 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths, powder room, pool bath, elevator, and an infinity edge pool, is situated in The Preserve, one of Kiawah's most naturally beautiful and tranquil neighborhoods and provides a coveted Kiawah Island Club Golf Membership opportunity,The home sitting on a very private .50-acre lot, was designed by Chad McDonald to fit the wide lot and maximize the water views from every room. It was meticulously built by Matt Byrd of Byrd Builders. Attention to detail is evident throughout the house, as is the flow of the interior design.As you walk up to the house, the wrought iron loggia gates give you a peak at a gated area on the lower level, with tongue & groove wood ceiling and casual furnishings. The brick path to the front entrance, is surrounded by foliage. The front mahogany door with side transoms, welcomes you, home.

Inside, to the left of the entry foyer is the elegant powder room, and straight ahead is the Great Room with wall-to-wall windows that bring in natural light, and beautiful views of Blue Heron Pond and the thicket of woods past it. This large room has 11-foot coffered ceilings, an oversized gas fireplace, built-in bookcases, and has direct access to the screened porch on the right and the kitchen on the left. The floors are random width reclaimed antiques heart of pine.

The screened porch with an additional fireplace, leads to the heated and cooled infinity edge pool surrounded by FireStone decking, and beautiful long lagoon views. This area has a pool bathroom.

The kitchen has been meticulously designed with a generous eating area, fantastic views, access to a private deck, a kitchen island with a farm sink, Thermador 6 burner gas and double oven range, dishwasher, microwave, and Sub-Zero refrigerator-freezer. In addition, there is a wet bar with beveled smoked mirrored back splash, seeded glass display cabinetry, copper sink, ice-maker, Sub-zero wine cooler and refrigerator drawers. Across from the wet bar is a pantry with leaded glass pocket door, additional wine storage and cabinetry to hide all your kitchen supplies.

Next to the kitchen is an elegant dining room for those special dinners, with double sliding doors that open to a private deck for alfresco dining.

Down the hall you will find the laundry room to the left and the Master Bedroom to the right. The master bedroom with a private deck, his and hers walk-in closets, heated bathroom flooring, dual vanities, and multi-head shower welcomes you into a totally relaxing space.

The stairs leading to the second floor are within a tower structure with transom style windows to allow light into the area. The three-stop elevator is the center of the tower and on the top floor the elevator opens to a comfortable sitting room. This room allows visiting family and guests a space of their own. On this floor, there is a wood paneled office with an under counter refrigerator, a second master bedroom with an ensuite bath, two more bedrooms and baths and a second laundry room.

The two-car garage is totally dehumidified, with additional area for work-out equipment and bike or kayak storage. There is also an outdoor shower.

This house has 3 zone Geo-Thermal Heating/Air-conditioning, a 2-zone mosquito control spray system, Anderson A-series high impact windows, power surge protection, central vac system, camera system that can monitor pool, garage and logia area, Water-Cop water shut off system in case of a leak and water catching devices under all sinks and water using appliances. This house has many additional features and must be seen.

Akers Ellis Real Estate LLC
Location Information
Kiawah Island
Interior Features
Ceilings - 9'+, Window Treatments - All, Ceiling - Beamed, Elevator, Kitchen Island, Ceiling - Smooth, Walk-In Closets, Wet Bar
Master Bedroom: 
Ceiling Fan, Downstairs, Dual Masters, Garden Tub/Shower, Multiple Closets, Outside Access, Upstairs, Walk-In Closets
Boat Ramp, Cable TV, Club House, Club Membership Available, Elevators, Exercise Area, Gated, Golf Course, Golf Membership Available, Handicapped Equipped, Pool, Park, Security, Tennis Court(s), Trash, Walk/Jog Trails
Fireplace Description: 
Gas Logs, Living Room, Other (Use Remarks), Two
Electric, Forced Air, Heat Pump
Central Air
Ceramic Tile, Carpet, Wood, Stone
Exterior Features
2 Stories
Wood Siding
Elv. Construction
Parking Description: 
2 Car Garage
Private Pool
Lot Description: 
Lagoon, Wooded, 0 - .5 Acre
Misc Exterior: 
Deck, Rain Gutters, Lawn Irrigation, Pool - Above Ground, Pool - Elevated, Porch - Screened, Special Yard Lights, Storage, Thermal Windows/Doors, Porch - Front Porch, Balcony
Elementary School: 
Angel Oak
Middle School: 
Haut Gap
High School: 
St. Johns
Additional Information
Single Family Detached
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Kiawah Island Club Membership
Year Built: 
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  • Lagoon
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