Gracefully situated at the end of a peninsula overlooking Lake Hartwell, sits an EXQUISITE, one-of-its-kind dream home/property that surpasses even the most discriminating buyers’ expectations! Custom built & designed as a private retreat for family, friends & guests, this 8-bedroom/8.5 bath home offers everything you need for comfortable living & entertaining….and MORE! The exterior is beautifully crafted using stone, cedar & cypress wood & carriage doors. Inside you’ll discover the same impeccable quality craftsmanship & materials as well as artistic finishes in every room. Gorgeous double arched doors welcome you to a warm, inviting home filled with beauty, character & surprise. Once inside the foyer, you’ll immediately notice the warmth of floor to ceiling wood finishes & a spectacular view of the lake via a wall of windows. The open living area boasts the GREAT room w/stone fireplace (gas logs) & builit-ins, a dining area, gourmet kitchen w/access to a screened porch & enormous covered porch. The kitchen is a cook’s delight featuring Viking professional appliances (refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, double convection wall ovens, 4 burner gas range w/double griddle, warming drawer, microwave, built-in coffee maker, 2 refrigerator drawers & icemaker), a 10’ island w/marine sealed chopping block & seating for 6, granite counters, copper sinks, Spagnoli cabinets & walk-in pantry. Off the kitchen is a screened porch w/an oversized Viking grill/smok & wood burning stone fireplace. The master suite offers an intimate place of retreat while hosting extended family and guests. Step inside the double doors to your private refuge. A stunning wall of windows invites you to bask in the beauty of God’s creation, while the stone fireplace (w/gas logs & built-ins) & vaulted wood-clad ceiling create a heavenly atmosphere. You'll love the coffee/breakfast bar, his & her closets & vanities, double head tiled shower, artistic finish & private balcony! The terrace level reveals a boys’ bunkroom, 2nd kitchen, keeping room, family/rec room, mud/locker room w/shower, guest bed, bath & 2nd laundry and AMAZING handpainted murals! Step outdoors to an oasis- another spacious gathering porch with hand carved beams & a wood burning fireplace which beckon you to linger longer. OH, but of course there’s a superb covered dock w/electricity, boat lift, 2 seadoo lifts & sundecks. I could continue bragging but you must come & see why 2233 Lightwood Rd is truly an UNFORGETTABLE haven!