Amenity Highlight: The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards Lakehouse

Take an Inside Look at The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards Lakehouse

Perched on a peninsula jutting into Lake Keowee, The Lakehouse is a summer favorite amenity at The Cliffs. With its low profile and natural materials, the updated venue effortlessly harmonizes with its natural surroundings –– creating a one-of-a-kind experience for those who visit. 

This blog post offers an exclusive glimpse into the concept and design, as well as a comprehensive overview of the esteemed community and its array of luxurious amenities.

The Concept

Nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes, the concept behind The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards Lakehouse is to create a harmonious retreat that seamlessly integrates with the natural beauty of its surroundings. Ultimately, the goal was to provide residents with an idyllic setting to unwind and indulge in luxurious lakeside living.

The project’s planner, Mark Permar, describes it by saying “The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards Lakehouse is designed to deliver an unparalleled dining experience and new possibilities for members to entertain guests along the shores of beautiful Lake Keowee”.  Whether it’s to enjoy a meal with family or a drink with friends, this new venue is another way to relax and make the most of lake living in the Carolinas. 

Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Lakehouse offers a way for members to enjoy the warmer months at The Cliffs. The exact days and times will vary depending on club events, private events, and holidays, so be sure to check with the community for a detailed calendar. Gather together for dinner with friends or drive your boat up for our Tacklebox Concert Series with live music and a picnic dinner to enjoy on your boat or on the lawn. Numerous events are housed here during the summer months. 

The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards Lakehouse

The Design

Designed by Paul Zugg of Signature Architects in Clemson, The Lakehouse is a stunning embodiment of natural beauty and harmonious design. The use of natural materials and colors perfectly complements the serene backdrop of Lake Keowee. With its minimalist architectural lines, The Lakehouse stands gracefully overlooking the picturesque lake, creating a seamless blend with its surroundings. 

The Exterior

The choice of exterior materials for the home aligns harmoniously with the neighboring residences and the surrounding natural environment, incorporating elements such as pine, cedar, natural stone, and painted siding, while the roof will be adorned with metal.

Surrounding The Lakehouse, the landscape boasts an abundance of native plants from the Upstate region, adding a touch of natural elegance that further complements the overall ambiance. Additionally, the patio bar and outdoor dining area provide a delightful space to unwind and relish in the beauty of the lake, welcoming boaters who dock at the convenient onsite marina. 

The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards Lakehouse

The Interior

Once inside, the interior features a spacious indoor dining room, ideal for intimate gatherings and shared meals. Adjacent to it is an open-air pavilion that offers a versatile space for dining and entertainment, making it a perfect setting for special events and weddings. This pavilion is equipped with wood screen walls that can be easily opened or closed, allowing for a customizable atmosphere and adaptability to various weather conditions. The strategic positioning of the pavilion and dining room ensures breathtaking panoramic views of the lake, inviting an abundance of natural light and gentle breezes from the southwest. 

The Lakehouse truly epitomizes the harmonious connection between indoor and outdoor living, offering a serene retreat where nature and architectural brilliance coexist in perfect harmony.

The Community

Nestled within the enchanting landscapes of The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards community, The Lakehouse adds to the luxury amenities the community has to offer its members. Known for the native Muscadine vines that wind their way through the community, this exclusive community boasts an extraordinary setting, where rolling vineyards and majestic mountains frame the sparkling waters of Lake Keowee. 

Members can immerse themselves in the serenity of this idyllic retreat, where a stunning array of amenities awaits, including a Tom Fazio-designed golf course, a charming clubhouse, an equestrian center, and private access to Lake Keowee for boating and water activities

This lake community offers an unrivaled lifestyle, where residents can savor award-winning wines, explore hiking trails that meander through the vineyards, and relish in the warm camaraderie of a tight-knit community. With its unmatched beauty and refined amenities, The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards stands as a testament to the perfect harmony between luxury living and the wonders of nature.

Find Your Dream Home at The Cliffs

The Cliffs offers an unparalleled opportunity to find the home of your dreams amidst the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains of the Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina  region. With its world-class amenities, diverse housing options, and commitment to preserving the natural beauty of the surroundings, our community embodies luxury, serenity, and a true sense of belonging. 

Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat, an active outdoor lifestyle, or a place to create lasting memories with loved ones, The Cliffs promises to exceed your expectations. Embrace the splendor of nature, embrace the warmth of community, and find your perfect haven at The Cliffs. Your dream home awaits.

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