This magnificent circa 1902 completely renovated home is located in the Historic District in on high ground on a quiet, tree-lined street in the center of downtown Charleston, steps away from The Gaillard, Marion Square, Buist School, the library, parks and playgrounds, and the best restaurants and shops. The home is classified as a Category 3 property with "good architectural quality of the vernacular mode," in the Architectural Inventory by the City of Charleston. The grandeur of the home is apparent immediately, with a King of Prussia marble staircase leading to a spacious front piazza, a generous foyer, grand staircase, 11.5 ft ceilings, 10 ft original pocket doors; beautiful mantles and chandeliers.The home has been included in the Historic Charleston spring tour of homes and gardens and the Preservation Society's fall tour of homes. With open pocket doors, the main floor has an flowing floor plan perfect for entertaining. Features a formal separate living room and dining room and family room that merges into a chef's eat-in, modern kitchen with top of the line appliances and two ovens, including a Wolf 6-burner range. Each room on the main and second floors has a fireplace with a unique, restored mantle. Wonderful original design elements can be found throughout the home. A generous private courtyard is accessed from the kitchen and features a mature garden and fountain. The shared driveway has two off-street parking places for the home.
The 2nd floor features 2 guest bedrooms and one guest bath along with the master suite consisting of three rooms: a bedroom, spacious bath and large closet room. The 2nd floor has a cozy sitting area and a wonderful piazza, perfect for hiding away above the street and enjoying harbor breezes. A 3rd floor spans the footprint of the house and includes a large open space used as a bedroom and a sitting area, two walk-in closets and full bath.
The lower level features a 2nd kitchen, a media room also used as a bedroom, full bath with walk-in shower, a laundry area, two large closets, an office, and a walk-in wine cellar with custom built shelving and Whisperkool system to maintain the perfect temperature and humidity for wine storage. The lower level has its own private entrance. Two off-street parking spaces are located off the shared driveway.
This spacious home affords the luxury of living in historic grandeur with all of the modern conveniences and low maintenance outdoor space in a sought-after centrally located neighborhood.