Category Archives: Salt Life

With the Atlantic Ocean to our east, rivers meandering through bountiful marshes into our geographical heart, and barrier islands with sandy beaches just 15 minutes from Charleston’s urban core, the salty waters surround us, define us, and inspire us. Here in the Lowcountry, the ebb and flow of the tides each day is our touchstone. We revere our waters for its bountiful sea life and we revel in the opportunities this glistening playground provides. So join me as we explore this marvelous Salt Life on the Charleston Coast in the Lowcountry – from a peek inside spectacular homes on the Intracoastal Waterway, to a sunset boat cruise to a faraway inlet, to a glimpse of dolphins strand feeding on Morris Island.

Watch! Extraordinary Aerial Video of Morris Island Lighthouse

This came across my Facebook feed today, and I can’t help but share it with you – a beautiful aerial video of the Morris Island Lighthouse just off Folly Beach. Many of you know this isn’t just an ordinary lighthouse. … Continue reading

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New on the Market: A Waterway Dream – 42 Intracoastal Court

As I snuggle into the couch by the roaring fire on my porch, cold chardonnay cradled in my hand, I look out over the water and muse over the last boats heading home to turn in for the night. Where … Continue reading

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Kayaking my Beloved Lowcountry

Enough with the practical stuff, the real estate stuff. Let’s stop for a moment and consider the emotional and inspiring part of life in the Lowcountry. I came upon this video from REI yesterday about their Coastal Carolina Kayaking Trip, … Continue reading

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Happy 2012!

I hope each of you had a wonderful New Years celebration and that you are feeling optimistic about 2012.  My husband and I kicked off the year with a jaunt to Sullivan’s Island to check out the 18th Annual Polar … Continue reading

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The Mirabella V docks at the Charleston City Marina

This gorgeous sloop is currently in port at the Charleston City Marina.  Her name is Mirabella V and she’s the largest in the world at 247 ft long, with a beam of 48ft and a mast with a height of … Continue reading

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Homes with a Water View in Downtown Charleston

You want it all don’t you?  A beautiful home in the middle of an exciting and gracious city, historic details, modern comforts, off-street parking, and the piece-de-la-resistance, a view of the water.  I don’t blame you because I do too. … Continue reading

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Why Charleston? (an oldie but goodie)

On this spectacular Charleston September Day, I am reminded of one of my original posts I put up in February of 2009, called “Why Charleston?”  (The original version was written by hand shortly after I moved here from New York … Continue reading

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Having a Sunday Funday in Charleston – Nothing Could be Finer

All work and no play makes Kristin a very dull woman.  Thus, this past beautiful, clear, no precipitation in sight Sunday afternoon, my husband and I decided on the spur of the moment that a Charleston Sunday Funday was in … Continue reading

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