1853 Italianate Home Sells for $3.9M in Charleston, South Carolina

1853 Italianate Home Sells for $3.9M in Charleston, South Carolina

SOLD | Built 1853 | 7,059 Sq. Ft. | 7 Beds | 5.5 Baths | 0.47 Acres
26 S Battery Street, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, 29401

Described as one of the finest major surviving Italianate buildings erected in Charleston before the civil war, this sprawling 7,000 square foot residence has sold for $3.9 million after hitting the market in 2018 for $7.2 million. The front facade highlights a pedimented front gable and arched wooden loggias adding interest and detail to the L-shaped asymmetrical plan. Enter into a black and white marble foyer with sweeping staircase lit by an octagonal skylight before retreating to one of the many formal entertaining rooms. There are four bedrooms in the main house and two separate one bedroom apartments at the rear of the property. There are a total of five full and one half bathrooms. The 0.47 acre lot is one of the largest in the neighbourhood with a high privacy wall and plenty of room to build a pool and outdoor entertaining area. The property was on the market for $4.4 million with Lois Lane of Lois Lane Properties. Photography and information found on agent’s listing.















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