Legare Street's oldest residence known locally as The Sword Gate, was built in 1803. This Federal style residence is privately nestled behind its famous front gates which were originally commissioned for the City's Guard House but rejected because the proposed price was too steep. Sword Gate was originally constructed by Solomon Legare, the man for whom Legare Street is named, this elegant estate of over 17,000 square feet includes 9 bedrooms, 13 full and 3 half baths and is one of the most impressive and historically significant homes on Peninsular Charleston. Adamesque wood work, plaster work and composition work enhance many of the most formal spaces including the grand ballroom and dining room. The property is entirely secured by stately old brick walls and commanding gates of iron.
This is not just A penthouse, this is THE penthouse is one of the best cities in the world. Elegant, exclusive, and sophisticated, this penthouse encompasses the top two floors of the People's Building, Charleston's first skyscraper. With spectacular 360-degree views of Charleston Harbor, the Atlantic Ocean, the historic district and surrounding areas, this property is truly one-of-a-kind. The penthouse features approximately 8,363 square feet of luxuriously appointed interior living space, described by Architectural Digest as a tranquil aerie. The piece de resistance is the incredible 3,169 sq. ft. private roof top terrace - complete with luscious landscaping, garden, outdoor shower, More..
Auction to be held on-site, May 5th, 2018. Welcome home to the Gaillard-Bennett House, Circa 1801. This home has been meticulously restored to its original glory. ''You can't find another property like this one in Charleston,'' states Preservation Architect Glenn Keyes. The Federal style main house is approximately 9400 square feet. Along with the main house is a restored former kitchen house, carriage house and a reconstructed tack house containing all the mechanicals for the property. The 1.25 acre property has expansive gardens, a newly built pool house, salt water gunite pool all meticulously maintained.
Desgined by Christopher Rose Architects and skillfully constructed by Royal Indigo Construction , 109 Flyway Drive is one of the finest oceanfront homes ever to be built on Kiawah Island's most prestigious address-Flyway Drive. It is also the first home on Kiawah to achieve the distinguished Silver LEED certification by the US Green Building Council. This beautiful cedar shake ''shingle style'' home is situated on a very private, unique 1.87 acre homesite in Kiawah's in notable Vanderhorst Plantation, offering stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, a private boardwalk to the beach and a separate 3 bedroom and 3 bathroom guest house.
Magnificent Mediterranean style, oceanfront home, privately situated on 1.87 acres within Ocean Palms. Set amidst a lush tropical setting, offering breathtaking, unobstructed, panoramic ocean vistas. A Kiawah Island Club membership opportunity- Golf. Stucco over insulated concrete form construction (ICF) provides earthquake and hurricane protection as well as environmentally sensitive and energy efficient. Over 5,000 sq ft of outdoor living spaces including pool and spa terrace. A covered lanai with fireplace and eating areas, private balconies, terraces and grilling deck offer multiple opportunities for family and guest enjoyment. Welcoming two-storey entry foyer with Jerusalem gold stone flooring, beautiful trompe l'oeil ceiling mural and motorized chandelier. Elegant, sweeping staircase
Welcome to Hoopstick, a pristine 145-acre (55 high) private island retreat connected by a built causeway, just 20 minutes from downtown Charleston, Kiawah, and Charleston's Executive Airport. With direct access to the Atlantic Ocean, the property encompasses approximately 1.3 miles of water frontage and is ideal for an individual or family seeking an incomparable private estate in the Lowcountry. Spanning across the island are four large hay fields, which could be used to reestablish the property as a horse farm, to create dove fields for hunting enthusiasts, or simply to install a custom recreational area complete with a pool, tennis court, and more. Charleston's last accessible island of its kind provides a true once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create a place that is truly special.
Truly a rare and unique opportunity. The largest ocean frontage available on Kiawah Island! This property also gives the discerning buyer the most beach frontage on the most historic street on Kiawah Island. This is an amazing opportunity to build a spectacular, creative home complex, with private beach access, in an idyllic oceanfront settingapproximately 215 feet of beach frontage! This is a rare setting, combining two adjacent parcels, presenting a very large building envelope overlooking Kiawah Island's pristine 10-mile beach and the Atlantic Ocean.A total of 1.09 acres, the southern facing property will allow your family and guests to awaken to spectacular sunrises glistening on the ocean, and you'll also be treated to some of the most amazing sunsets over the Atlantic's horizon.
Fenwick Hall Plantation has been home to some of Charleston's most prominent families, and boasts a deep historical significance and a diverse history dating back to the early 1700's. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Fenwick Hall Plantation is one of the most renowned early Georgian homes in all of Charleston county. The Manor House retains much of its original Georgian brick, woodwork, and fireplaces, and has been adorned with several additions, ancillary structures, and gardens. The Manor House has preserved most of its original Georgian Cypress paneling from the early-to-mid 18th century. There was a Federal addition, an octagonal wing, added circa 1795.
The natural beauty of the Kiawah outdoors is reflected in the stunning custom woodwork found throughout this deep-water estate at 23 Cormorant Island Drive. The level of artistry in this home must be seen to truly be appreciated. Natural materials like wood and stone are complemented by glass and metal. Set against the marshes of Bass Creek, the simplicity of the exterior blends into the natural surroundings without distracting from its beauty. Yet it belies the incredible level of detail inside. The main house has 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths while the guest house provides an additional 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The backyard has a deck, pool and outdoor fireplace with panoramic marsh and river views. Kiawah Club membership is transferrable.
Seabrook Plantation is located on Steamboat Creek, a branch of the North Edisto River, just south of Charleston, South Carolina on Edisto Island. The house was built by William Seabrook in 1810 on 350 acres with majestic views, surrounded by deep water (approximately forty feet). Kiawah and Seabrook Island are only a short boat ride away. The house is a Federal-style plantation with a grand, double staircase designed by James Hoban, the architect of the White House. The main house has five bedrooms, four full baths, and two half baths. In addition to the main house, there are two guest houses, two docks, a caretaker's house, a tea house and dock, and greenhouses. The property has been managed for hunting and recreational activities.
Your best life begins with a home that inspires you. 2619 Bayonne is the most exceptional property ever to hit the market on Sullivan's Island. Live your Lowcountry dream on this coveted exclusive beach, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Charleston harbor & skyline. Built in 2018 by Daly Sawyer Construction, this Beau Clowney masterpiece is wrought of steel and concrete with extra wide footers, mahogany doors, impact windows, copper roof, & warm entry pool. Clean lines & stunning ocean vistas enhance every room of the home, including the formal den, vast kitchen, great room, music room, & guest suites. The grand central kitchen offers Sub Zeros with custom shiplap, Namibia white marble, La Corneau range & hood. Lacquered ceilings, custom banquette, hand made tile, gas lanterns & more await.
Set amidst 160 acres of rolling pastures and natural beauty, this palatial estate will enchant the most discerning connoisseurs of fine country living. Perfectly suited for those wishing to escape to an elegant and active country life and for horse enthusiasts alike, the property may also speak to those seeking out a dream setting for vineyards and winemaking.
This grand South Battery residence is composed of a 4 bedroom, 4 full and 2 half bath main house, a 3 bedroom, 2 full bath kitchen house, and a partially finished heated and cooled ground floor of apx. 1,358 sf for a total of apx. 8,878 sf.Constructed circa 1835 by sisters Anne and Catherine Johnston, this three-story plantation-style home with attached kitchen house was later purchased by General Benjamin Huger Rutledge after the Civil War. The Johnston House retains its original wood picket fence on masonry piers and carved lattice gates, a rare find in many Charleston neighborhoods. The stunning renovation was beautifully designed by Glenn Keyes, with many original details of the home preserved.
Located in the prestigious Country Club of Charleston, this stunning, custom-built home is just minutes from downtown Charleston and leaves no detail untouched with fine designer finishes, high-quality craftsmanship, impressive outdoor living spaces, an infinity pool, deepwater dock and magnificent views of the IntraCoastal Waterway. Inspired by the new classicism style of architecture, the home's grand exterior features Savannah grey red brick, copper gutters and a black slate roof imported from Spain. The home sits on a high bluff dotted with live oaks and was expertly designed to make the most of its waterfront position with sweeping views from most rooms in the home. A custom mahogany front door welcomes you into the distinguished entry foyer which showcases 25' ceilings, a custom
The Julius M. Visanska House offers one of the most amazing panoramic waterfront views of the Charleston Harbor, Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney and Sullivan's Island that you will find in all of Downtown Charleston. This yellow brick mansion, or as the locals call ''the gold house'', was built by the notable Charleston architect Albert Simons. The ''Double House'' sits on .4 acres of beautiful grounds landscaped with native flowers, trees and shrubbery, the carriage house and a nice pool. Historians and well known carriage tours love to point out the home sits on the historic site of Fort Mechanic and has been recognized by the Library of Congress in the Historic American Buildings Survey and is considered one of only 10 ''Estate'' properties on the Peninsula. True piece of Charleston Histo
One of the finest major surviving Italianate buildings erected in Charleston before the civil war. The front facade features an L-shaped asymmetrical plan with pedimented front gable and arched wooden loggias. The scale, interior arrangement and its ornamentation are ideal for social gatherings. There is a semi-circular staircase lit by an octagonal skylight. Some of the extensive original out buildings remain at the rear of the property.
Historically significant Longwood Plantation (formerly Pompion Hill) located within the Cooper River corridor where conditions were suitable for the production of rice. Today, these large tracts of land provide excellent habitat for wildlife as well as hunting, fishing, timber production, polo fields, equestrian activities and enjoying the country living lifestyle. The property consists of 270.90 acres highland, 97.80 acres broken rice fields, 9.05 acres lakes, 5.55 acres wetlands. There is approximately 5,000+ feet of frontage directly on or over broken rice fields of the East Branch of the Cooper River. There is a large main house with 7 bedrooms and 6 full bathrooms. Additionally, there are two additional houses, each with 2 bedrooms and one full bathroom .....
Located only 4 miles from the Peninsula of Charleston and a mile from the Country Club of Charleston, this rare, gated Lowcountry estate sits on the highest waterfront bluff in Charleston, boasting both amazing views and total privacy. The custom-built 2 acre private retreat overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway was designed by award-winning Architects Dufford and Young. The dream team included Cook Bonner Construction and the renowned Landscape Architect Sheila Wertimer. The impressive views of the waterway overlooking the 45 foot pool and spa can be seen from most of the rooms in the home. The open floorpan with large dining room, sweeping staircase, coffered family room, and state of the art kitchen are only some of the meticulously detailed spaces on the first floor.
Designed as a modern take on the traditional horse farm, the property marries traditional elements with a clean, modern aesthetic. The details are impeccable with unique architectural detailing that is not often found in country homes. Tennessee Field stone wraps exterior walls and can be found in the landscaping, complimenting the limestone walkways and terraces. Walnut, Red Gum, Ash, and Eastern White Pine woods are used extensively within the residence. Throughout the majority of the home, wide plank White Oak flooring compliments a clean and airy design.
Welcome to the Morton Waring House, circa 1803. This historic property sits on an impressive 0.67-acre lot, right in the Heart of Downtown Charleston, SC. The property has a main house, Carriage House, and a storage shed. There are approx. 14 off street parking spaces and a large well manicured garden. The property is surrounded by a brick wall on the west and south sides and has a Grand Entry gate and wrought iron fence along Broad St. The beautiful marble facade was added sometime around 1900. This property consists of a main house of approx. 8,444 sf and a Carriage house of approx. 2,444 sf. The main house is 4 stories and currently has 7 half baths and could potentially have 7 or more bedrooms.
The Branford-Horry House is a unique pre-Revolutionary dwelling constructed in the heart of the city's oldest neighborhood. Considered one of Charleston's most significant colonial residences, the Branford-Horry House has retained many of its original architectural elements, including extensive interior cypress paneling, and carved mahogany mantelpiece and cornice details. In addition, its nineteenth century two-story portico defines the residence as a rare and exceptional architectural resource within the Charleston Historic District. The building is associated with Charleston's earliest acts of historic preservation and is individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Branford-Horry House has an interior and exterior easement with the Preservation Society. The