Helen Penter

491 Tall Ship Drive #129 Salem, SC 29676


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2 full
List Date
Jun 28, 2022
Primary BR on Main

The Keowee Life. Live it. Love it. Lake it. This 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom Tall Ship condo located in the Square Rigger Building is just steps from Lake Keowee, the lighted Leisure walking trail, the North Marina and the Lakeview room. This is an exceptional opportunity to enjoy one of the most active Lake Keowee gated communities in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The first floor location is excellent as you walk right into your home with no stairs or elevator needed. The balcony opens off of the Living Room and dining room and you can envision yourself enjoying your morning coffee or early evening beverage watching the walkers, runners, cyclists, dogs, and your friends on the walking trail below. Keowee Key is certainly one of the finest gated communities on Lake Keowee with a myriad of amenities that the competing gated communities do not offer such as the lighted, waterfront walking trail, two private marinas, a saltwater outdoor pool within walking distance of your new home, a state-of-the-art fitness center with indoor racquetball courts, cycling room, cardio, and weightlifting equipment, and home of the indoor, heated, lap-size pool. There are pickleball courts, tennis courts with various surfaces, tennis and golf pros, a newly renovated, 18-hole golf course. A marvelous fitness center with heated indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna and a rehabilitation center if you just so happen to need that! Keowee Key is simply the best, full amenity community. the remaining special assessment on this unit will be paid by the Sellers at closing. There are two fees collected at closing from new buyers: One is the Keowee Key New Owner Capital Assessment of $3,835 and one for the Tall Ship association of $1,500.00. Both the Tall Ship Association and Keowee Key have fees which are detailed in the disclosures. This regime fee covers the upkeep of the buildings, roofs, elevators, landscaping, trash removal, common areas, etc. Buyers are responsible for verifying this information and you may visit http://www.tallshipscondos.com/fees.html. The Tall Ship website will provide additional information to assist in answering your questions. This building has a roof that was just installed and is brand new. The information provided is believed to be accurate. The buyer(s) should verify all of the information provided. The annual Keowee Key fees for 2022 are $4,602, billed monthly. The Tall Ship condo fees, also known as the regime fees, are $3,500 annually, billed quarterly. Keowee Key is a gated community and you must enter through the North Gate and continue straight on Tall Ship Drive. The N. Gate Marina, outdoor salt-water pool, and Lakeview Room is just a short walk away. This home has an unfinished basement storage that is approximately 10 x 10 and has an outside entrance. The Supra lockbox is on the front door.

Listing Brokerage Name

Keller Williams Seneca

Presented By

Helen Penter

(704) 578-1370



  • Condo/Townhouse


  • Contemporary
  • One Story


  • Keowee Key

Year Built

  • 1988


  • Yes

Golf Course

  • Yes


Elementary School

  • Keowee Elem

Middle School

  • Walhalla Middle

High School

  • Walhalla High



  • Carpet
  • Ceramic Tile

Sewer Type

  • Private Sewer

Water Type

  • Private Water


  • Central Electric
  • Heat Pump


  • Electricity
  • Heat Pump


  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Range/Oven-Electric
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Heater - Electric

Interior Features

  • Cable TV Available
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Glass Door
  • Smoke Detector
  • Some 9' Ceilings
  • Walk-In Closet
  • Walk-In Shower

Room Floor

  • Master Bedroom
  • Main


Exterior Features

  • Driveway - Asphalt
  • Patio

Exterior Construction

  • Stucco-Synthetic


  • Yes


  • Architectural Shingles

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Salem is a small town located along Scenic Highway 11 in Oconee County, South Carolina. With a total radius of 0.8 square miles, Salem lies in between Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee. Salem was originally established as a lumber town but is now known for its gorgeous golf courses and luxurious residential neighborhoods. 


Real Estate in Salem

Oconee County is often a top choice for retirees and members of the senior population because of the low real estate costs and laid-back lifestyle. With the third lowest property taxes in South Carolina, Oconee County offers a high quality of life perfect for residents of all ages. If you are looking for a mountain-lake cottage with miles of pristine lake views or a luxurious home with a golf course setting, look no further than Salem, SC.


Lifestyle and Attractions

The Oconee lifestyle offers lake living, charming downtowns, outdoor experiences, main street shopping, endless waterfalls, and a full calendar of community festivals and events. Known as the “golden corner” of the state, Oconee ounty boasts a beautiful backdrop of the blue ridge mountains. Lake Keowee, Lake Jocassee, and Lake Hartwell provide tens of thousands of acres of adventure for visitors and residents. 

The many museums throughout the county highlight different aspects of Salem’s history including the Museum of the Cherokee of South Carolina and the Lunney House.

Enjoy dozens of markets and festivals offered year-round. Weekly farmers markets, music festivals, holiday celebrations, and parades fill the calendar and ensure that residents and visitors feel plugged-in and connected to the community. 


Nearby Schools and Higher Education

Salem’s close proximity to Clemson University, Southern Wesleyan University, and the Oconee campus of Tri County Technical College offer residents the opportunity to attend year-round sporting events, participate in continuing education classes, and engage in cultural experiences. 

The School District of Oconee County encompasses 29 schools. Comprised of public, private, charter, and christian schools, the district has a total of over 10,000 students.



The name Keowee comes from Cherokee word meaning ‘Place of the Mulberries’. During the American Revolution, the Cherokee lost favor with their former British allies resulting in the Cherokee War between the Cherokees and the South Carolina militia. The war ended with the Cherokees pursuing peace by giving up nearly all their land in South Carolina. Many Cherokee artifacts can be found in the local museums throughout Oconee County.

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