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  • Price$2,595,000
  • Beds5
  • Baths6
  • Sq. Ft.5,514
  • Acres0.40
  • Built2009

51 Ocean Course Drive, Kiawah Island, SC

Stately and immaculate, the home at 51 Ocean Course Drive is located within the coveted Otter Island neighborhood behind the second security gate and is a short stroll to the most secluded stretch along Kiawah's pristine ten-mile beach. Nestled amongst moss draped grand oaks, with lagoon and marsh views that overlook a Kiawah Nature Conservancy, ensure the home's privacy. Built in 2009, this custom Georgian style home features a spacious center-hall floor plan with grand entryway, covered front portico, gracious foyer and sweeping grand staircase.Elegantly appointed, the interior space boasts wide-plank white oak flooring, ten-foot ceilings, coffered ceilings, wainscoting, raised paneling, wide baseboards, cased openings, handsome molding with an abundance of natural light provided by large oval and picture windows with French doors throughout. The home's spacious first floor was designed for entertaining large and small gatherings. A central "great room" with marble surround gas fireplace and coffered ceilings is open to an adjoining front "drawing room" and a rear "gathering room" with French doors onto a veranda with lagoon views. The well-appointed gourmet kitchen was designed to accommodate both chefs and guests with multiple prep areas, custom antique cabinetry, large center island with copper round sink, granite countertops, farm sink, walk-in pantry and abundant storage. Professional grade appliances include: Wolfe six-burner range with griddle & pot filler, dual Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer  one each for fresh and frozen foods, Bosch dishwasher, microwave, Sub-Zero beverage center. The kitchen's adjoining "keeping" room is perfect for casual meals or conversation with lagoon views and veranda access for alfresco dining. A formal large dining room also adjoins the kitchen. The first floor's design flows around a wide center hall with a guest powder room and elegant staircase to the upper levels. Upstairs are four spacious guest bedrooms, all with private baths, walk-in closets, and two with private veranda access, one of which can serve as a 2nd master bedroom. The second floor's center hall offers a sitting area, laundry room and veranda access. The third floor is devoted to a private master suite, with spacious bedroom and sitting area with access to a private rear sun deck overlooking the lagoon. The master bath offers a custom Crema marble-topped dual vanity, oversized travertine shower and separate soaking tub. His & Her walk-in closet/dressing rooms include one with a breakfast bar, sink, wine cooler and one partially cedar lined. At the front end of the master suite is a covered oceanside balcony among the treetops from which to enjoy your morning coffee or evening wine while taking in spectacular sunsets, panoramic views and ocean breezes. The rear of the home has three levels of veranda and sun deck porches offering the privacy of panoramic lagoon, marsh and maritime Conservancy views. The lower level of the home has an additional 2,200 sq ft that includes: Wine Cellar & Tasting Room, Four-Car garage, Workshop, Maid's Closet and 720 sq ft of unfinished bonus space, perfect for a fitness room or additional storage. A four-stop oversized elevator services all levels of the home. The property has room for a swimming pool and conceptual designs for integrated deck pools are available. The home's desirable location is a short walk across the dunes to the dog-friendly, secluded beach between the private Kiawah Island Beach Club and the world-famous Ocean Course & Clubhouse for golfing, sunning and dining oceanside. A Kiawah Island Club Social Membership opportunity is available with this beautiful, one-owner, never rented and meticulously maintained property ... the perfect seaside escape!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #20013200
  • Price$2,595,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms6.00
  • Full Baths5
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,514
  • Square Footage5514.00
  • Acres0.40
  • Year Built2009
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Detached
  • StyleTraditional
  • StatusActive


  • AmenitiesBoat Ramp, Boat Storage, Cable Avail, Club House, Club Membership Available, Dock Facilities, Exercise Area, Gated Comm, Golf, Golf Membership Available, Neighborhood Pool, Play Park, Security Guard/Sys, Tennis Court, Trash Pickup, Walk Jog Trails
  • Parking Spaces4
  • Parking4 Car Garage
  • # of Garages4
  • Garages4 Car Garage
  • PoolNeighborhood Pool


  • ExteriorCement Plank, Stucco
  • Exterior FeaturesDeck, Lawn Irriga., Work Shop, Porch - Front Porch, Balcony
  • Lot DescriptionBeach Access, Lagoon, Level, Marshview, Wooded
  • RoofArchitectural
  • ConstructionPre-Owned
  • FoundationElev Construction

Additional Information

  • Days on Website11

Community Information

  • Address51 Ocean Course Drive
  • Area25 - Kiawah
  • SubdivisionKiawah Island
  • CityKiawah Island
  • CountyCharleston
  • StateSC
  • Zip Code29455


  • InteriorCeramic Tile, Slate, Wood, Marble, Stone
  • Interior FeaturesCeilings - 9'+, Elevator, Garden Tub/Shower, Kitchen Island, Ceiling - Smooth, Ceiling - Tray, Walk-In Closets, Wet Bar, Wine Cellar
  • HeatingHeat Pump
  • CoolingCentral
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesGas Logs, Great Rm, One
  • Stories3 Story

School Information

  • ElementaryMt. Zion
  • MiddleHaut Gap
  • HighSt Johns

Listing Details

  • Listing Office:Akers Ellis Real Estate Llc
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