Christi D'Amelio

5237 Ekom Beach Road Laurens, SC 29360

$459,000

Contingency Contract

Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3 full
Square Feet
2400-2599
Acres
11.03
Type
Single Family
MLS#
1475472
Primary BR on Main
No
Golf Course
No

This picture-perfect farmhouse blends newer construction on the footprint of the former original home place. Boasting rural charm, this home includes a beautifully remodeled kitchen with tall cherry cabinets, custom stone tile backsplash, and solid quartz countertops. The spacious living room includes an antique oak fireplace mantel with a wood burning fireplace. The large dining room has French doors that take you straight to the veranda that wraps around the back of the house. There is also a spacious laundry room, three full baths, and the master bedroom sports two walk-in closets as well as an additional full closet. This hobby farm includes an orchard, blueberry bushes, tractor barn with small, attached greenhouse, 100+ year old summer kitchen, and a 22'x45' workshop. Don't overlook the authentic 30-foot-tall windmill! Behind the home is open pasture surrounded by mature hardwoods where deer & turkey are often seen. Buyer has option to purchase tax map #2030000012 or #2030000018 for an additional $20,000 each.

Listing Brokerage Name

BHHS C Dan Joyner - Simp

Presented By

Christi D'Amelio

(704) 907-6405


General

Type

  • Single Family

Style

  • Other
  • Traditional
  • 2 Story

Parking

  • Detached Carport

Acreage

  • 11.03

Square Feet

  • 2400-2599

List Date

  • Jun 29, 2022

Listing Agent Name

  • Michelle Lamielle

Schools

Elementary School

  • Waterloo

Middle School

  • Hickory Tavern

High School

  • Laurens Dist 55

Interior

Fireplace

  • Yes

Flooring

  • Laminate Flooring
  • Vinyl

Sewer Type

  • Septic

Water Type

  • Public
  • Well

Cooling

  • Electric

Heating

  • Electric

Appliances

  • Cook Top-Electric
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Microwave-Built In
  • Oven-Electric
  • Refrigerator

Interior Features

  • 2nd Stair Case
  • Ceiling Blown
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ceiling Smooth
  • Countertops – Quartz
  • Security System Owned
  • Smoke Detector
  • Walk In Closet

Specialty Rooms

  • Other

Room Dimensions

  • Living Room
  • 22x16
  • Dining Room
  • 16x22
  • Breakfast Room
  • -
  • Kitchen
  • 15x16
  • Great Room
  • -
  • Den
  • -
  • Bonus/Rec Room
  • -
  • Sun Room
  • -
  • Bedroom 2
  • 15x16
  • Bedroom 3
  • 12x16
  • Bedroom 4
  • -
  • Bedroom 5
  • -
  • Other Room 1
  • -
  • Other Room 2
  • -
  • Other Room 3
  • -
  • Other Room 4
  • -
  • Master Bedroom
  • 16x23

Exterior

Exterior Features

  • Barn/Stall
  • Porch-Front
  • Porch-Wrap Around
  • Tilt Out Windows
  • Windows-Thermal

Exterior Construction

  • Vinyl Siding

Roof

  • Architectural

Foundation

  • Crawl Space

Driveway

  • Circular
  • Gravel

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Laurens is a wonderful city in Upstate South Carolina serving as the county seat of Laurens County. Activity centers on the town’s historic square, hosting a plethora of boutique shops, local restaurants, and specialty stores.

Real Estate
Laurens real estate includes a mix of historic homes and newer properties. There are a number of historic homes in Laurens, primarily in the West Main Street District. Styles of historic homes in Laurens include Greek Revival, Art Deco, Italian Villa and more. Many of Laurens homes are situated on large lots, enjoying the rural setting and beautiful scenery of the area.

Lifestyle and Attractions
Located in the Upstate region of South Carolina, Laurens is a charming southern city serving as the county seat of Laurens County. The city boasts convenient access to larger cities within the region, including Greenville and Spartanburg, which are each about 36 miles away. Laurens is a family-friendly community with a myriad of unique shops and one-of-a-kind eateries in its historic town square. The city hosts a number of historic sites and homes, including the Octagon House, an eight-sided house built in 1859 that is considered the first concrete home built in the state. There are a number of historic homes in Laurens, concentrated primarily in the West Main Street District.

Laurens is well-equipped for outdoor activities. The Laurens Parks and Recreation Department operates five parks, including Little River Park with a putt-putt course, a pavilion and a playground, and Laurens City Park with two baseball fields, a multipurpose field, a football field, and six tennis courts. The Laurens County Museum focuses on the region’s history, including agriculture, law enforcement, military history, and the textile heritage of the county. Laurens hosts a number of festivals and events throughout the year, including the Little River Spring Festival, Riverfront Freedom Festival, Boo in the Park, and Laurens Idol. The 3,000-seat Laurens Amphitheater is an outdoor facility serving as a site for concerts, festivals, weddings, and other local events.

Nearby Schools and Higher Education 
Students in Laurens have access to six schools under Laurens County School District 55, including three elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. There are three private schools in the area, including First Baptist Church Kindergarten, Laurens Academy, and Lighthouse Christian Academy. Residents have access to a variety of options for higher learning, including the University of South Carolina-Union in Laurens, Presbyterian College in Union, or the variety of institutions in Greenville and Spartanburg.

History
The first inhabitants of the area now known as Laurens were the Cherokee Indians. By the year 1721, the Cherokee and white settlers’ governments made a number of treaties for the land. Shortly after, a wave of Scots-Irish immigrants flooded the region.

The Revolutionary War Battle of Musgrove Mill occurred just outside of Laurens. In 1790, Laurens was elected as the county seat of Laurens County. From that point forward, cotton grew as the area’s major crop, which brought economic prosperity. Andrew Johnson, who eventually became president of the United States in 1865, worked as a tailor in downtown Laurens from 1824 to 1826.

After the Civil War and both World Wars, textile mills and glass factories dominated the landscape of Laurens. Eventually, new industry firms moved to the area, sparking economic prosperity and a promising future for Laurens.

Approximate Distance to:

Spartanburg: 36 Miles
Greenville: 36.5 Miles

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport: 37 Miles

Hospitals: 
Laurens County Memorial Hospital: 5 Miles

Major Highways: 
I-385: 4.5 Miles
I-26: 9.5 Miles


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