381 Rhoden Island Drive

Charleston SC, 29492


$958.63 per sqft


5 Beds

6 Baths

5,946 sqft


Built in 2010

Each step of this fabulous home built by luxury and award winning builder, Philip Smith was done correctly and to the highest standards. You will enjoy the details of craftmanship and use of space in every part of this this custom built Low Country home. 381 Rhodens Island Drive reeks of '' Staycation'' with it's deep water dock and boat landing on Ralston Creek, ( 6ft at low tide), the heated salt water pool, the outdoor seating areas for privacy and entertaining, ( with fireplace and outdoor kitchen), the private gardens and oak trees, and the views of the creek from the high porches. Thanks to this home's beauty, charm and warmth you won't want to leave! Stepping inside this home from the front entrance, the welcoming foyer is an exciting preview for the rest of the home.The attractive ceiling shows coffered millwork beams with layers of lighting, and generous ceiling heights. Detailed moldings are some of the features in the foyer and throughout. The entire home is painted in neutrals- it's the perfect neutral palette that adds warmth and elegance. The wide plank hardwood floors were handcrafted one plank at a time resulting in unmatched quality and precision.

From the foyer enter to a long and wide hallway with an arched wooden barreled ceiling. This hallway connects to the bright dining room, with French doors leading to a covered porch looking onto the Ralston Creek golf course.

You will continue down the hallway past the elevator, to the open living/ kitchen area. The recently renovated kitchen is a casual yet elegant space. It's a streamline kitchen with modern touches. Quartz counter tops, the handmade tile backsplash, two dishwashers, two full size sub zero refrigerators, a prep sink, and the 6 burner Dacor stove are among the many features. A large window space overlooking the creek holds the dining table. The custom walk in wine closet, where your wine can be showcased, sits between the dining room and kitchen, The pantry is a large area with customized storage, plenty of built in cabinets, lots of display space and a sink.

The living/family room adjacent to the kitchen is warm and welcoming and connects to the outdoors, maximizing natural light and views. An elegant fireplace, and custom built-in bookcases are beautifully designed. Although the area is opened the gathering space is still well defined.

A well-planned laundry room is hidden off of the kitchen. And across the hall is a cozy inviting sitting room. Next you will walk down the hallway to the Master suite, but first, tucked into a unique space is a office/workspace with lots of natural lighting. The large open Master bedroom and bath offer extra privacy while still allowing outstanding views. The bay window is classic and opens up the room to add more natural light. Imagine waking and looking out over the gorgeous Ralston Creek! The ceiling of the master is so unique and offers so much character and warmth. The Master bath is a beautiful design that includes custom vanities, cabinets, lighting, mirrors and hardware. Everything in this bath is of the highest quality. The walk in closets has his and her sides with the perfect organizational solutions designed to meet closet space needs.

On the first floor in the front of the home there is a very private guest room suite. Some unique features are the vertical shiplap paneling, and the curved wall which not only ushers in natural light but leads to a glorious balcony overlooking the golf course.

Take the elevator or stairs to the second floor to a beautiful hallway with molding details that help to frame the amazing view at the end of the hall. Walk out to the porch and feel the breeze of the creek.

The largest room in the home is the upstairs family room/ office/library and presently a billiard room. This room is beautiful, interesting, and inviting! The craftsmanship of the wood paneling and the custom bookcases are of the finest quality. The room is bold yet very comfortable and also has a perfect view!

There is an upstairs bedroom bath suite that has 2 built in bunk beds. This masterful bunk room is a balance of fun and function. There is plenty of space and light. The walls are lined with shiplap.

Another bedroom bath suite on the second floor is a nice sized elegant room with warm colored walls, beautiful windows, and a large closet.

An extra 1/2 bath is at the end of the hall by the stairs that leads to the 3rd floor Another special feature is the elevator that goes to the 3rd fl. Presently the 3rd floor room serves as a home gym, but can easily be a 5th bedroom with it's large window and closet.

This home can hold 4 cars in the garage plus a golf cart. Plenty of room in the garage space for bikes, kayaks, fishing equipment and more. There is also a shower that leads to the stunning salt water pool.

The present owner created a wonderful woodshop in the back of the garage. It's the ultimate workshop space for storing tools and working on your project.

If you don't take the elevator you walk into the perfect mudroom. It's a dropzone with a great layout and storage design. Two large 115 bottle wine coolers are installed here too

The outdoor space in this home is everyone's dream. The short dock, the boat landing, the heated pool, the perfect landscaped yard, the gardens, the several seating areas with outdoor fireplace and the outdoor kitchen are all breathtaking!

Some of the other fabulous features are a copper roof, an elevator that goes from the garage to 3rd floor, 3 HVAC units, 3 tankless hot water heaters, whole house generator, and spray foam insulation.

The builder Philip Smith designs homes for longevity and functionality.

Lastly, this home has a golf membership attached for the new owner to purchase and begin playing the award winning courses. Any buyer will find this home to be their Low Country Dream home, with it's spectacular setting, breathtaking views, remarkable design, and construction quality!

*More photos to come



June 18, 2022


May 9, 2024



381 Rhoden Island Drive
Charleston SC, 29492

Interior Features

Total Stories




Total Bathrooms


Full Bathrooms


Half Bathrooms


Interior Features

Ceiling - Cathedral/Vaulted, High Ceilings, Elevator, Walk-In Closet(s), Eat-in Kitchen, Office

Floor Description




Fireplace Description

Living Room



Cooling Description

Central Air



Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.32 Acres

Exterior Features

Balcony, Dock - Existing

Lot Features

0 - 5 Acre

Architectual Style





Public Sewer

School Information

High School

Philip Simmons

Elementary School

Daniel Island

Other Property Details

Area Name

77 - Daniel Island



Garage Spaces



4 Car Garage

Parking Total








Pool Features

In Ground



Buyer Agency Compensation


Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty with Therese Jacobs, Betsy Sarsfield
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