Mary Carson

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Description of 48&48 1/2 South Battery, Charleston, SC 29401

The historic James Macbeth House, c. 1846, and charming c. 1790 carriage house are being offered together for the first time in decades. Known as one of Charleston's finest examples of Greek Revival architecture, the exquisite South of Broad main residence embodies Southern living and hospitality at its finest. Steps from the Battery, and in walking distance to all Charleston has to offer, this residence is perfectly located. Having a stately presence on the street, one is drawn to this beautiful home and to the Greek Key etched front door. Once inside you will be entranced with the beautiful mahogany staircase which leads to the main living areas. You will be stunned by the soaring ceilings, grand proportions, heart pine floors, wonderfully wide piazza, floor to ceiling windows, marble mantles, moldings and etchings steeped in history. You can imagine the parties and life stories that took place in these rooms, as well as sitting on the piazza enjoying the southern breezes and view of the Ashley River.Fortunately, the home has been updated and beautifully maintained for modern day living. The eat in kitchen boasts the finest appliances with abundant storage, finished off with a butler's pantry and wet bar. There are a total of 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths over 6000 sq ft.The ground floor is currently being used as additional living space consisting of family room, wine cellar, laundry room, bathroom and dining area. This could easily be converted to a mother in law suite as it has its own entrance and meter.The new bluestone courtyard, complete with outdoor kitchen, with 2 grills, ice maker and firepit is a private, urban oasis perfect for entertaining.Set back on the property , with its own secret garden sits the 2300 sq ft Carriage House , c. 1790, not only exudes and abundance of charm, but allows for a ton of flexibly. As a guest house or a rental property the possibilities abound. 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 4 fireplace, updated kitchen, parking and garden is an oasis all of its own.

Property Features of 48&48 1/2 South Battery, Charleston, SC 29401

HOME STYLE
Charleston Single
TYPE
Single Family Detached
Year Built
1846
Subdivision
South of Broad
Community
Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
Acres
.13
Fireplaces
3
Features
Elementary school: Memminger
Middle school: Courtenay
High school: Burke
Fireplace in dining room
Fireplace in family room
Fireplace in living room
Central air
Natural gas heat
Off street parking
Block exterior
Brick exterior
Wood exterior
Lot acreage is: 0.13
Lawn sprinkler
Subdivision: South of Broad
Wet bar
Cable television available
Ceramic tile flooring
Wood floors
Skylight
Walk-in closet(s)
Asphalt shingle roof
Tile roof
Crawlspace
Rooms & Dimensions
Family Room
Foyer
Laundry room
Study/Office
Office
Courtesy of: Hudson Phillips Properties Charleston LLC

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