OPEN HOUSE 7/2 2-4PM! AMAZING! This stunning custom-built executive brick home is located on a 2.4 acre gorgeous lot in the private, gated community of Catalina Estates centered in the Five Forks/Simpsonville/Fountain Inn areas--just minutes to shopping, restaurants, and schools! Upon entering the gate of this exclusive community, you will fall in love with this setting and the convenience of this beautiful neighborhood! At 5 Dolphin Pond Lane, the meticulous and amazing landscaping will welcome you home each day around the paved circular drive. With approximately 5,342 SF, this flexible floor plan with 4BR/3BA/2HBA features a main owners suite on the main plus a secondary owners suite on the 2nd floor PLUS every other room your heart desires! From the covered front porch, step into a lovely two-story foyer and notice the spiraling staircase adorned with hardwood steps, the transom window doorways, extensive molding and hardwood floors that span the entire first floor! To the right of the foyer is the formal living room which makes a fantastic home office with its pocket doors. On the left, a large formal dining room ready to show case your dining furniture for gatherings and parties. Notice the abundance of custom drapes and rods throughout the home also! The vaulted great room is beautiful with an amazing palladium window w/custom blinds (with remote!), extra recessed lighting, custom built-ins flanking the fireplace, and French doors leading out to a spacious sun room overlooking the property. This massive kitchen boasts a large center island with gas cook top with down draft, under counter lighting, custom cabinetry, a built-in desk, true walk-in pantry, plus an eat-at bar complete with chairs! The floor plan opens into the breakfast area accented with a brick fireplace and a cheery keeping room with vaulted ceiling and surrounded by natural light! Step out into the screened porch with trex decking to start your mornings! A pretty half bath and large walk-in laundry room with sink and additional cabinetry complete this side of the home. The spacious owners suite on the main level is quietly tucked away on the opposite end of the home and features hardwood floors, dual closets with custom shelving, and a private bath with dual vanities, ceramic tile flooring, jetted garden tub, private commode, and a walk-in tile shower. Upstairs is a second owners suite complete with an oversized custom closet (secret storage through here!) and private bath with dual sinks and walk-in shower. Hardwoods span throughout the hall and all of the bedrooms on this second level! Two additional bedrooms share a nice sized hall bath and have wonderful closets as well! The bonus room is amazing with built-in desks and cabinetry plus storage galore---imagine this space as a home office, craft room, or home school area! WOW! The two-car garage on the main level provides great storage and has a resin finish floor. The basement space is an amazing man-cave with a third car garage, additional built-ins, shelving, half bath, and resin floor. Features of this property are never ending.... and the outdoor living spaces continue to prove that! The extensive paver patio with built-in gas grill, the unbelievable outbuilding with power, the 100'dog run with kennel, the extensive and upgraded fully irrigated landscaping... Take your time to properly enjoy the view of the community pond! Plus, make sure to see the list of upgrades and updates included--from newer hvac, gutter guards, architectural roof, encapsulated crawl space, central vac, tankless hot water heater, and SO much more! Not to be forgotten -- the upscale nighttime lighting! Do NOT miss this property! A reminder to see the virtual tour also! Then come home to 5 Dolphin Pond Lane in Fountain Inn, SC!
Community - Fountain Inn
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Fountain Inn is a small town with a rich history located on the outskirts of Greenville along I-385. Laid-back residential living and a convenient location near the city, among other traits, make this a desirable area to call home.
Fountain Inn real estate encompasses a wide selection of options, as the town holds a mixture of charming single-story residences in addition to enormous mansions enjoying lots of acreage. Fountain Inn also features a host of lovely late 18th century and early 20th century homes, in addition to newer properties with modern amenities. The country setting of Fountain Inn means many homes are situated on spacious lots with mature trees and beautiful landscaping.
Lifestyle and Attractions
Fountain Inn got its unique name from an old inn with a fountain that once existed in town, attracting travelers on stagecoach journeys between Greenville and the South Carolina Low Country. Fountain Inn is a quiet place to live. It exemplifies a typical small Southern town with a quaint downtown and tight-knit community. The population just under 8,000 is small enough to help residents know their neighbors and feel established amongst the community. Fountain Inn is called the “Diamond Tip of the Golden Strip”, as it is the southernmost town of the three cities making up the Golden Strip, a 9-mile length of I-385.
Fountain Inn residents and visitors frequent the charming downtown area with local boutiques, restaurants and other small businesses. They may learn about area history at the Fountain Inn Museum, or visit a number of historic sites in town, including the Robert Quillen Office and Library and the Peg Leg Bates Statue. Fountain Inn hosts more than four miles of walking trails and six public parks, totaling 50 acres of land, which exceeds the national recreational standard for a city of its size. The community comes together with a number of annual events and festivals, including the Fountain Inn Farmers’ Market during the summer and Aunt Het Day, an old-fashioned family festival in October.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Students in Fountain Inn are affiliated with the Greenville County School District, which is the largest school district in the state. There are five public schools in the vicinity, including Fountain Inn Elementary School, Bryson Elementary School, Bryson Middle School, Hillcrest Middle School and Hillcrest High School. There are 56 private schools in the county, two of which are located near Fountain Inn — Fountain Inn Christian School and Southside Christian School. There are no institutions of higher learning in Fountain Inn, although residents may access a number of colleges and universities in Greenville, including Furman University, Webster University and many more.
Although Fountain Inn was officially chartered in 1886, its name appears on stagecoach routes as early as 1832. The town’s unique name is derived from a natural spring and an inn that were once located near the road between Greenville and Laurens in the early 19th century. Today, the city is the only town in the country with the name Fountain Inn. After the Civil War, a South Carolinian named Noah Cannon purchased the land now known as Fountain Inn and opened a store. Much like other nearby towns, the introduction of the railroad brought prosperity to this quaint town in the mid-to-late 1800s.
At the time of the area’s textile boom by 1890, Fountain Inn had a population of 500 people. Cotton became the crop of choice towards the end of the 19th century, and Fountain Inn transformed into a mill town. Fountain Inn was the hometown of two famous people, including Clayton “Peg Leg” Bates who lost his leg in a cotton gin accident and later grew up to be a famous tap dancer who performed with Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire. The other is journalist and humorist Robert Quillen, who moved to town and served as editor of The Fountain Inn Tribute until his death in 1948.
Approximate Distance to:
Greenville: 18 Miles
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport: 16 Miles
Hillcrest Memorial Hospital: 4 Miles
Greenville Memorial Hospital: 23 Miles
I-385: 1 Mile
I-185: 8.5 Miles
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