You will love living in this private gated retreat perfectly situated on a tranquil pond and flanked on both sides by one of Charleston's finest golf courses. This four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath home is more than 8,000 sq. ft. which includes 1,949 sq. ft. of true basement space built on high ground. Relax in the heated saltwater pool or whirlpool hot tub in your backyard oasis surrounded by palm trees and lush landscaping. More than 1,700 sq. ft. of double covered porches overlook this 1.25-acre paradise providing a perfect venue for entertaining family and friends. Inside, the home has a truly wonderful flow and great living spaces. The heart of the home is the gourmet chef's kitchen. It features a center island, dual fuel gas range, three ovens, microwave, warming drawer,dishwasher and two additional Fisher Paykel dishwasher drawers. This space is open to the family room offering great natural light, a fireplace, and a wet bar with wine cooler and built ins. The handsome mahogany media room has a fully equipped bar, large television area and built-in shelving. It could easily function as a guest suite, home office or the ultimate man cave. A mother-in-law suite completes the first floor. Upstairs, the master suite has an electric fireplace and spacious walk-in closet. There are two additional bedrooms on this level that share a Jack and Jill bath. All upstairs bedrooms feature outside access to the lovely, covered porch with private views of the pool and pond beyond. There are also two full laundry rooms with excellent storage as well as a security system. Dunes West amenities include an award-winning Arthur Hills 18-hole golf course and driving range, tennis and club memberships, a stately clubhouse with restaurant, swimming pools, a 24-hour fitness center and classes. There are year-round activities for all ages such as oyster roasts and pool parties, miles of walking paths as well as a boat launch and community docks. This special property is conveniently located just minutes away from the beach and world-class shopping and dining; it is 16 miles to downtown, 12 miles to Isle of Palms Beach, eight miles to Towne Center and just six miles to Wando High School and the new Roper St. Francis Hospital.