By Chandler Stroman
March 12, 2016

Our April issue is hot on newsstands across the nation (as of yesterday!), and we're absolutely crazy about our crowd-friendly 2016 outdoor oasis in Beaufort, South Carolina. Grab an issue to get the full insider's guide to building your own backyard oasis! In the meantime, we discovered this cozy Lowcountry charmer in Palmetto Bluff, and it's worth a tour.

Metal roof, colorful shutters, and major curb appeal? Check, check, and check! This adorable Bluffton home has it all. At 3,000 square feet, four bedrooms, and four-and-a-half baths, the completely remodeled dwelling is on the market for $1,695,000.

Nestled beneath a charming dormer, the front porch spreads the width of the cottage and calls guests to kick back and relax. Tall swinging shutters and stained front doors with transom windows provide necessary height, contrast, and overall warmth to the entry.

The cozy white-brick fireplace is the icing on top of the dark hardwood floors and white shiplap walls outlining the living room.

Opposite from the living room is a galley-style kitchen overlooking an open dining space.  With Viking appliances, Carrara marble countertops, and a walk-in pantry (wine fridge included!), what the kitchen lacks in size it makes up for in quality finishes.

And how darling is this upstairs guest room? With raised judges panels to add plenty of character and enough space to accommodate a sitting area, this bedroom could serve as a peaceful respite after a full day.

The highlight of this home is its close proximity to all the Palmetto Bluff hot spots. Enjoy a swim in the Wilson Village pool or take an evening stroll down the brick-paved sidewalks to a few of Bluffton's finest restaurants. Everything you want and need is at your fingertips, making this the perfect primary or vacation home. See more photos and the full listing here.

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