House of the Day: S.C. Island Home for $1,975,000

Many locations once thought of as vacation destinations have morphed into full-time residential communities. The good news is that the commitment to recreation has stayed the same. This 3,759-square-foot contemporary home on Spring Island, S.C., listed at $1,975,000, is proof.

The low-country golfing community has a sports complex and equestrian center all within walking distance. There is a deep-water dock for mooring your boat and fishing and crabbing at your doorstep.