242 Old House Lane is a beautiful 4 bedroom house on pristine Dewees Island with an incredible tree house right outside.  The house has been lovingly renovated and cared for, and it’s back on both the vacation rental market and for sale.  (The price has just dropped to $830,000). Ideally located on the island for both vacationing and full time living, 242 Old House Lane is close to the ferry dock and a short cart ride from the beach. This soothing sanctuary offers incredible marsh views and luxury living. 

 

It’s tucked into the tree canopy per Dewees covenants, with expansive views across the marsh in all seasons:

There is a standing seam copper roof.

and the house has incredible views of the marsh.

You can find something incredible to look at in every season:

 

The home at 242 Old House Lane was designed as an airy sanctuary, with windows providing incredible light:

242 Old House

The great room leads to the chef’s kitchen:

for a seamless transition:

And an eat-in kitchen:

There is a butler’s pantry with incredible storage:

And a wonderful coffee bar near the kitchen porch:

Which has comfortable seating for alfresco dining:

Also on the top floor, you’ll find the master bedroom:

With a spacious spa-like bath:

Incredibly huge walk-in shower:

 

 

There are slate floors in the showers, which add to the sense of luxury.  And check out this vanity nook in the master bath:

There is another bedroom on the top level of the house, with its own en-suite bath.  It can be an office, a guest room, or a great teen room.

Accessible from the top stair level is the step down aerial walkway to the “treehouse” described in Mary Alice Monroe’s novel:

You take a small set of steps and you’re in the best room to use as you choose.

With a great little seat near the door:

It’s been a studio/office:

a bedroom:

and a music studio with a loft for sleeping:

Complete with a LOT of sparkle lights:

Back at the main house entrance, you can either go through the main door:

Or back downstairs and into the second entrance to the lower level, which has two bedrooms, 1.5 baths, two porches, an incredible long bunk for overflow sleeping, and the laundry room.

 

There is a wonderful porch off den.

 

Under the stairs, a bunk could sleep 2:

And two bedrooms on either side share another spa like bath.

One room is huge, with plenty of room to spread out:

The other is slightly smaller 

But it has its own corner porch:

And a custom starlit ceiling:

There is also a huge walk-in owner’s closet with ample storage and a fridge.