• $2,450,000
    Reduced -$200,000
  • 1681 Serena Dr.
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
4Full Baths
2Half Baths
14,000Total SqFt
2005Year Built
  • MLS# 1508828
  • Residential
  • Detached
  • Sold

AreaMyrtle Beach Area--79th Ave N To Dunes Cove

Public Remarks

Transport yourself to Tuscany in this Mediterranean home situated in the prestigious Grande Dunes. Located on one and three-quarter lots, this 9,600 heated/14,000 total square foot home is exquisite in every detail, inside and out, while boasting gorgeous views of the Intracoastal Waterway from throughout the home. Architectural details feature effortless direct outdoor access, plastered smooth walls, wide-plank walnut floors, exquisite crown molding, top of the line bronze fixtures, imported tile and marble. This 4 bedroom, 4.2 bath Mediterranean home is full of extraordinary appointments which are evident as you enter through the custom designed and forged wrought iron & double alder doors. The great room features a floor to ceiling fireplace, built in cabinetry and imported travertine floors which is perfect for any family gathering. The gourmet kitchen provides beautiful, custom Downsview kitchen cabinets, imported granite, vast work areas and center island. Professional high-end Wolf and Subzero appliances includes integrated Subzero refrigerator, oversize gas range, ice maker and a wine cooler. The butler’s pantry offers a 2nd dishwasher, pre-lined drawers for silver, and linen hanging space. Relax in the adjoining breakfast room and keeping room which are convenient to the screened porch and outdoor living areas. The “4 Seasons” screened porch includes a stone fireplace which is another space that plays host-to nightly meals or a room full of family and friends watching the boats on the waterway. The banquet size dining room features 30 ft. ceilings with hand crafted cathedral arches and spectacular chandeliers. The master suite is on the main level and offers a private view terrace, pool access, and room to retreat with its own coffee bar, sitting area, and custom closets. The master bath features imported Italian marble, oversize steam shower, and Jacuzzi tub. The separate vanities provide ample space for preparing for the day or night. This residential masterpiece also showcases a paneled study with imported marble floors, and a private guest suite with a separate entrance. Accessing the 2nd floor is easy by elevator or one of the two staircases. There you will find two large bedroom suites with private baths, a covered balcony space overlooking the back terrace and waterway, and a stunning 9-seat media room. Features include Lutron lighting, Rinnai hot water system, central vac, electric blinds and drapes and much more. The grounds are equally impressive with an infinity edge pool, covered verandas, a fire pit, landscaped lawn, tiered levels and expansive views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Rarely does an estate of this caliber become available at this reduced asking price. This home's HOA includes membership to the Grande Dunes Ocean Club, an oceanfront paradise of Pools, Poolside Bar and Fine Dining Restaurant.

Sale Info

Listing Date: 04-22-2015

Sold Date: 01-11-2017

Aprox Days on Market: 
   1 Year(s), 8 month(s), 19 day(s)

Listing Sold: 
   4 Year(s), 4 month(s), 2 day(s) ago

Asking Price: $3,199,000

Selling Price: $1,800,000

Price Difference: 
Reduced By $650,000

Association Fees / Info

Hoa Fees:  258

Hoa Fee Includes:  Common Maint/Repair, Electric Common, Landscape/Lawn, Pool Service

Hoa Frequency:  Monthly

Bathroom Info

Halfbaths:  2

Master Bath:  Double Sink, Half Bath, Shower, Tub, Whirlpool Tub

Fullbaths:  4

Bedroom Info

Building Info

Foundation:  Slab

Interior Features:  Attic Fan, Central Vacuum, Elevator, Fireplace, Garage Door Opener, Handicap Access, Intercom, Security System, Smoke Detector, Spa/Hot Tub, Stairs To Attic, Washer/Dryer, Water Purifier, Wind Treat Convey

Style:  Other

Construction:  Resale

Furnished:  No

Year Built:  2005

Exterior Features

Exterior Finish:  Stucco

Exterior Features:  Balcony, Built-in BBQ, Fencing, Handicap Access, Insulated Doors/Windows, Lawn Sprinkler, Outside Storage Attached, Patio, Pool-Outdoor on Property, Satelite Dish, Spa/Hot Tub


Original Price:  $3,199,000

Garage / Parking

Parking Type:  Attached 3-Car

Parking Capacity:  3

Interior Features

Formal Dining:  Yes

Lot Info

Acres:  0.00

Lot Description:  Other

Lot Location:  In Golf Course Community, Inside City Limits, On ICW

Property Info

Assoc Amenities:  Clubhouse/Rec/Facilities, Gated Community, Home Owners Assoc. Fees, Pool, Restrictions, Security, Seller Disclosure, Short Term Rental Allowed, Tennis Court

Class Type:  Detached

County:  Horry

Home Warranty:  No

Possession:  Closing

Room Info

Beds:  4

Kitchen:  Breakfast Bar, Breakfast Nook, Dishwasher, Double Oven, Garbage Disposal, Microwave, Pantry, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Apps., Work Island

Livingroom:  Bar, Fireplace, Sunken, Tray Ceiling

Other Rooms:  1st Floor Baths, 1st Floor Bedrooms, Den/Study/Library, Foyer, Laundry/Utility, Media Room, Mother in Law Suite, Screened Porch

Dining Room:  Beam Ceiling, Formal, Vaulted/Cathedral Ceiling

Master Bedroom:  1st Flr Level, Linen Closet, Sitting Area, Tray Ceiling, Walk-in Closet

Sale / Lease Info

Sale Or Rent:  For Sale

Status Category:  Sold

Sold Price:  $1,800,000

Sold Date:  2017-01-11T00:00:00

Stipulation of Sale:  None

Sqft Info

Total Heated Sq Ft:  9,600

Total Sq Ft:  14,000

Tax Info

Utilities / Hvac

Heating Cooling:  Central Air, Central Heat

Waterheater:  Electric

Utilities Available:  Cable TV, Electricity, Natural Gas, Sewer, Telephone, Underground Utilities, Water Public

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Price & Status History (on since Wed, Apr 22nd 2015)
  • Original Price: $3,199,000
  • Current Price: $2,450,000
  • Price Reduced: $749,000
Date ChangedFromTo
02/03/2021 Cash TermsSold
01/17/2017Pending Sale Cash Terms
12/30/2016ActivePending Sale
04/27/2016$2,650,000 $2,450,000 Reduced by $200,000
01/26/2016$2,895,000 $2,650,000 Reduced by $245,000
08/26/2015$3,199,000 $2,895,000 Reduced by $304,000

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