Ideally situated on a southwest-facing lot, this home boasts panoramic views of Bufflehead Pond and sunsets to take your breath away. Step into the foyer and take in the vista through the floor-to-ceiling living room windows. The exquisite Italian travertine floors and tasteful décor invite you to further explore this superbly designed open floor plan home. Exceptional materials and great attention to construction detail are evident throughout. Coffered ceilings, fireplaces with granite surround, sliding double wide doors connecting to a spacious private deck, a convenient butler’s pantry with wet bar, an oversized garage and a top of the line elevator are just a few of the features to be appreciated. Adjacent to the soaring foyer is the full size dining room with 15 foot ceiling that opens to the living room and is set apart by columns. The living room too has a handsome built in wet bar with marble countertop, copper sink, sub-zero wine cooler with refrigerated drawers and custom glass front cherry cabinetry. Off the living room is an enormous family room with an entertainment built-in able to house a 61” plasma HDTV, twelve-foot ceilings, eat-in space and deck access for additional entertaining. The counter height granite bar separates the family room and the kitchen for an open floor plan that beckons a crowd. Cherry Cabinetry, Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator, Wolf gas range, Miele dishwasher and oven with warming drawer, U-line ice maker, large kitchen pantry with second refrigerator, and a uniquely shaped cook island with prep sink is a dream come true for any cook. Off the family room, the stone-floored screened porch, with built-in barbeque lures you to the adjacent heated Pool and Spa with the same spectacular view. The first level also includes a library with built-ins, powder room with shower, a spacious master bedroom with a breath taking view, his and hers walk-in closets, a master bath with spa-like ambiance, and a heated Hydro Massage Therapy Tub with a separate glass enclosed shower with Grohe rain shower, multiple body jets and hand-held shower head. Located on the second floor, there is second master suite with private bath, which is a world unto itself with balcony overlooking the pond. There is a second living area on this level, with built-in bar, fireplace, and pond views. Two additional guest suites each with a private bath complete this second level. For the discriminating buyer this home offers approximately 4800 heated square feet, 1151 square feet of covered porches, 1400 of open deck area, 451 sq ft of upper deck area, and large garage and climate controlled storage area. Owner will sell furnished at an additional cost(with the exception of personal art and some personal items.) If square footage is important, please MEASURE!! At closing, buyer to pay one half of one percent to Kiawah Island Community Association as a one-time contribution to capital reserve. Possible Kiawah Island Club Membership.