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Porch Living in Hobcaw Point

Posted By: Melinda ArmstrongWrenn In: Porch Living in the Lowcountry
Date: Sat, May 20th 2017 12:25 pm

I am hosting an open house in Hobcaw Point (usually referred to as just Hobcaw by locals) this Sunday, so I thought I would share some photos and thoughts about the neighborhood. Hobcaw is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Mt. Pleasant. The architectural styles of the homes vary quite a bit. You’ll find ranch, contemporary, lowcountry, and new construction homes along with everything in between . Hobcaw is situated on deep water - Hobcaw Creek and the Wando River.  This is a very friendly relaxed neighborhood. Lots of kids out playing. Neighbors all seem to know each other and wave or say hello to neighbor and stranger alike.
 The neighborhood is filled with wonderful mature trees and landscaping. This really makes the outdoor living spaces and porches pleasant year round. Of course it’s hot and humid in the summer, but a huge old live oak in the yard shading the porch can cool things down quite a bit. If you are lucky enough to have a home on the water, the breezes off the water cool you off and help keep the bugs away. Not to mention the amazing views you can enjoy during a summer supper on the porch.
           

The Hobcaw Yacht Club is a gathering place for neighbors. They have a boat ramp, docks, pool and clubhouse. This yacht club is as relaxed as the neighborhood. Residents and non-residents may join the club, which has very reasonable dues. However, there is a waiting list for non-residents. Kids can join swim team, take sailing lessons, or fish off the docks. The porches on the clubhouse overlook the pool and the Wando River beyond. Parents can watch the swim meets from a rocker on the porch enjoying an adult beverage. The clubhouse porch is a fabulous place to just relax and enjoy the sunset on a quiet evening. That sounds perfect to me! The club hosts fun events throughout the year including parties on Memorial Day and July 4th and Food Truck Fridays in the summer. I’m on the waiting list!!

  

                                                                         

If you haven’t been to Hobcaw, stop by the Open House on Sunday then explore the neighborhood.

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267 Molasses Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC

MLS# 16027150 - Residential

Fantastic renovated home in most desirable Hobcaw Point. Just minutes from Historic Downtown Charleston. Close to area beaches, shopping, and dining. The beautiful kitchen features custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, a gas cook top ,with a down draft, and granite counter tops. The large island is great for entertaining. Enjoy the flow of the open floor plan as you move from the kitchen to the family room, featuring a wood burning fireplace. Including a gas start and hookup. Move to the front of the home where you will find a formal dining and living room. On the back of the home is a large sunroom, perfect for enjoying the view of the large private backyard. The backyard includes a brick patio, outdoor brick fireplace, mature landscaping, and has a fully enclosed fence. The home features hardwoods throughout. Down the hallway you will find the master suite, two additional bedrooms, and a full bath. On the opposite side of the house you will find another bedroom/ flex room with a cedar lined walk in closet. Above that is a guest suite/ mother in law suite with a full bath. The home is a short walk to the Hobcaw Yacht Club featuring dock and boat ramp facilities. There is an Olympic size pool over looking the Charleston Harbor, Ravenel Bridge, and Downtown Charleston. Enjoy the club house with the newly renovated building. Bypass the waitlist to join Hobcaw Yacht Club if you are a homeowner. The home was completely renovated in 2010 and 2013, with new hardwood floors, smooth ceilings, new kitchen and appliances, mud room, laundry room, and new paint. A Rinnai tankless water heater was installed in 2013. New hvac in 2015. The crawl space has been fully encapsulated. This home is move in ready in the perfect location. Come check it out today!

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