Welcome to your private getaway. This Johns Island 5.64-acre estate is only 10 minutes to Kiawah Island and 15 minutes to downtown Charleston. As you enter through the secure gates, the circular drive leads you to the elevated 4 Bed, 2.5 Bath (4,728 square foot) home, with a 398 square foot detached pond cottage with a half bath perfect for an art studio, in-law suit, guest quarters and the list goes on. Looking up from the driveway, you are greeted with a grand staircase leading you into the main house. As the door opens, you immediately see the attention to detail throughout the home. The massive 1,100+ square foot open living room is waiting for large gatherings overlooking your idyllic backyard oasis.Crown molding and beautiful millwork guide your eye across the main floor with hardwood floors shining and reflecting the natural light from large windows on the front and back of the home. The backdrop of this gorgeous home is the large pond seen from all the windows on the back side of the house. The large front entrance has a beautiful curved staircase to your left, leading you upstairs. You will see a formal dining room with a stunning crystal chandelier to your right with access to the kitchen and hallway, leading you to the family room and large utility room . The updated 25 ft by 15 ft kitchen and breakfast area have cultured marble counters, a breakfast bar and island, custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and natural lighting from the backyard, making the room look light and bright. From the kitchen, the home flows perfectly into the family room with cathedral ceilings and a large gas fireplace for cozy nights. The home's back porch has a view pulled from a storybook with trees lining the back of the pond providing ultimate privacy, ready for candle lit dinners or lounging with a cup of coffee in the mornings or a glass of wine in the evenings. The owner's suite is downstairs on the opposite side of the great room, with large windows, two large walk-in closets, and a renovated ensuite bath. This ensuite is fit for royalty with a freestanding tub, walk-in shower, double sinks, and cathedral ceilings. From the living room the cascading staircase takes you to three bedrooms, each with large closets. The largest of these rooms is 14ft x 29ft and would also be a great media room. The bathroom upstairs is completely renovated with beautiful finishes. The entire home was updated by the previous owner with a new roof, new Hardie siding, Rinnai tankless water heater, Lennox HVAC units with hard-pipe ductwork, and new insulation. The list goes on! The sale of this home includes the lot next door which is 1.1 acres and is included in the total lot acreage. This separate property is buildable and includes a septic easement on the main property. This lot would be ideal for an in-law home. The pond cottage has a patio area leading you to a floating dock for fishing or relaxing after a long day. The pond is stocked and you are guaranteed fresh fish on the hook! This property is luxurious and full of possibilities. The seller just installed a new foundation and french drain around the entire main house and completed major improvements and new railings to the front porch.