48&48 1/2 South Battery

Charleston, SC 29401

Status

Active

MLS#

18027765

List Price

$5,950,000

Year Built

1846

Style

Charleston Single

Living Area

8,300

Bedrooms

7

Bathrooms

9

Full-baths

7

Half-baths

2

Subdivision

South Of Broad

Property Description

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.

Additional Information

Levels

Multi-Story

Lot Description

0 - .5 Acre

Interior Features

Ceilings - 9'+, Skylight, Ceiling - Smooth, Window Treatments - Some, Walk-In Closets, Wet Bar, Wine Cellar

Amenities

Cable TV Available, Trash Pickup

Construction

Block/Masonry, Brick - Solid, Wood Siding

Floors

Ceramic Tile, Slate, Wood

Roof

Asphalt Shingle, Tile

Cooling

Central

Heating

Gas

Exterior Features

Fence - Wooden Enclosed, Gutters, Lawn Irrigation

Foundation

Crawl Space

Parking

Off-Street Parking

Elementary School

Memminger

Middle School

Courtenay

High School

Burke

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