Legare Street's oldest residence known locally as ''The Sword Gate,'' was built in 1803 and is located on high ground in a high AE flood zone. 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.
In one of the prettiest cities, on one of the City's grandest streets, on one of the largest lots South of Broad sits the Reverend Paul Trapier Gervais House. Just steps from the Battery, this c.1835 Charleston Single represents a timeless collaboration between the past and present. Classic and chic best describe this meticulously restored family home, blending classical architecture with a modern day twist for comfort and luxurious living in the 21st century. One enters the property through the privacy door onto one of 2 grand piazzas overlooking the expansive garden. Once inside the home you will be drawn into the light filled rooms with soaring ceilings, museum quality wood finishes and grand proportions. Other notable features in the main house include an updated kitchen,
Tomotley Plantation is an iconic ACE Basin property that dates to the original Kings Grant circa 1698, when it was deeded to Landgrave Edmund Bellinger. It is best known for having two of the finest examples of Oak Avenues anywhere in the south, which were planted in 1820. As you travel through the massive tunnels of twisted oaks, Spanish Moss and dappled sunlight, you come upon manicured grounds, fenced pasture and a grand, one-story home of over 5,000 square feet with Craftsman styling and a beautiful view of the 14 acre brackish fishing pond. The original home was burned by federal troops in 1865, and the current one was built in 1910. This is a landmark property, composed of 1,010 acres that provide world class hunting and fishing opportunities in the classic lowcountry setting.
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.
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.
GULL ISLAND in Hilton Head Island is for sale! Unique opportunity to own an island within an island, 9.5 acre Gull Island with 3 lots providing privacy and seclusion in the heart of the south end of Sea Pines. Long marsh views to the Calibogue Sound with no homes in sight. Nothing like it in the area. 8500+sq ft home & guest house MLS listing 383728 sold together. 2500+ btl wine cellar, large gourmet kitchen, 4 wood burning fireplaces, custom paneling & trim throughout, 400 yr old beams, 13''-19'' random width wood flooring, extensive porches and decks, large heated spa and pool, outdoor kitchen, low maintenance composite outdoor trim, boat slip and use of tennis courts at Gull Point Marina.
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.
Enjoy iconic views and ultimate luxury at this one-of-a-kind property located in downtown Charleston. This is the only single-family residence downtown offering a 240-foot private boat dock made of fixed concrete with 100-foot floater and boat lift with 20,000 lb. capacity, available power of 480-volt 3 phase, 100-amp, 120 single phase in the pedestal, and lighting in the boat lift. Merging history with modern amenities, the original structure was once a degaussing station for the Navy. After a complete renovation in 2010, the property now offers a main house, guest house and dock. The 4,689 square foot main residence sits atop concrete pilings uniquely positioned above the water offering superb views of Charleston Harbor, Fort Sumter, The Yorktown, Ravenel Bridge and the historic
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.
Rarely does the opportunity occur for one to acquire such a remarkably unique, South Carolina Lowcountry estate. A place where the convergence of natural setting, tasteful architecture and quality of construction combine to both stir the senses and soothe the soul. Thoughtfully situated among the centuries-old Spanish moss draped live oaks on a high bluff overlooking the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the historic ricefields of the Waccamaw River, elegantly stands a timeless structure more reminiscent of an English/Dutch Manor house than a southern plantation home. The size of the approximately 59-acre estate, bordered by pasture lands on one side and the broad river on the other, ensures tranquility and privacy yet doesn't require a full-time staff to upkeep and maintain.
Private, Pristine, and Expertly designed, this 3 story masonry Charleston Single House with a pool and separate guest house sits on a ''street to street'' lot on East Tradd--South of Broad. Sophisticated and charming, this marvelous home is in turn-key condition and provides a level of interior finish and detail the most discerning buyer will appreciate. This high lot is located in a non-hazardous X Flood Zone, and the 5,947 ft main house boasts grand, light filled rooms room with high ceilings. Perfectly stained, hand milled heart of pine flooring can be found throughout the home. A combined dining, chef's kitchen and family room provides an brilliant space to dine and entertain family and friends. A substantial marble island with seating is the focal point of the kitchen,
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
Offered for the first time in five generations, the c. 1837 Shackleford-Williams House is an exceptionally well-preserved antebellum mansion and one of the oldest homes on one of America's most iconic streets. From Civil War bombardment to natural disasters, its historic details have withstood the test of time. Interior wood paneling and custom Tiffany-designed details still reflect the Charleston families who ensured its preservation for centuries. Sitting directly across from the Charleston Harbor, enjoy gorgeous views from the three-story bay windows and sea breezes from the patio and piazzas. The few alterations made over a century ago allow for the inclusion of modern amenities and ample parking without jeopardizing the dwelling's historic character.
Commanding the corner of Legare and Lamboll, this property is a showstopper after the completion of a two year renovation. The heart of the home is the stunning spiral staircase, which rises four floors around custom chandeliers. This elegant circa 1850 home features rich historic details such as detailed crown moldings, ornate door frames, wide plank heart pine floors, & original glass window panes, all thoughtfully preserved, while totally renovated for the ultimate in modern living. The grand central hall entrance with coffered ceiling leads into the formal living room, large dining room, and spectacular eat-in kitchen that opens onto the piazza overlooking the pool. Living and entertaining spaces are generous and flow effortlessly for the best of contemporary lifestyles
This grand South Battery residence is composed of a 4 bedroom, 4 full and 2 half bath main house with water views from the top 2 floors, a 3 bedroom, 2 full bath kitchen house with grandfathered Bed & Breakfast license, and a partially finished heated and cooled ground floor. The apx. 1,358 sf ground floor, included in total square footage, would make a fabulous wine cellar, workout room or artists' studio, and includes a half bath.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.
Historically known as part of the James Hamilton Company Building and serving as a warehouse for cotton along Charleston's oldest surviving wharf, 16 South Adger's Wharf is a reminder of the resilience of this historic community. Originally built in 1801 and recently renovated and reconfigured in 2005 from top to bottom by Coco Construction, this elegantly renovated brick home combines true historic touches coupled with modern technologies and conveniences throughout to create the ultimate retreat for those who value the exceptional. Stroll down one of Charleston's most romantic cobblestone streets and enter your private gated courtyard to your exquisite masonry home, South of Broad. Tasteful, well-appointed finishes include a grand main staircase, French white oak floors with milled
Exclusively offered as new construction, this beautiful house plan is situated on an 11.5 acre home-site within the resort island at Kiawah. This offering includes a deep-water dock permit w/ 40' floater, addt'l private boat slip located nearby along with a community boat ramp. One of the largest lots on Kiawah, this spacious home-site offers the perfect retreat with views extending out over Bass Creek, Stono River, Kiawah River and Folly Beach inlet. Experience island living close to Historic Charleston as part of a premier U. S. resort. Situated within 'The Preserve' at Kiawah, you'll enjoy the serenity of traveling over two wooden bridges only to arrive in a secluded cul-de-sac of panoramic water views and stately architecture. The Preserve is truly unique among Kiawah's neighborhoods
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. There are four bedrooms in the main house, a large eat in kitchen and numerous sitting rooms. At the rear of the property are the original dependencies which provide a two car garage and two separate one bedroom apartments. The lot is one of the largest in the neighborhood with a high privacy wall and plenty of room to build a pool and outdoor entertaining area.