Renovated 1854 Whilden-Hirsch House Sells for $4.1M in Charleston, South Carolina
SOLD | Built 1854 | 6,996 Sq. Ft. | 7 Beds | 5.5 Baths | 0.18 Acres
73 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29401
Offering 6,900 square feet of beautifully renovated living space, the iconic 1854 Whilden-Hirsch House has sold for $4.1 million in Charleston, South Carolina. Listing details: One of Charleston’s most stately homes, the Whilden-Hirsch house is an icon in the heart of Harleston Village. An eight-month renovation has just been completed and a revamped interior now elegantly combines the historic significance of the home with modern comforts and designer aesthetics. An impressive house with 6,900 square feet, its exterior features masonry construction, a mansard roof, two gracious piazzas, and an inviting, curved wrought iron staircase at the entry. Beyond the beautifully carved privacy doors and leaded glass entry door is a stunning grand foyer with an incredible staircase. The three-story residence boasts 13-foot ceilings on all three floors, original hardwood floors (newly refinished), historic stained glass windows, multiple fireplaces, and restored original decorative hardware throughout.
The sunlit formal living room features an inviting bay window with custom banquette seating. The living room and dining room have triple-hung windows that open onto the large piazza and overlook the pool. The chef’s kitchen has butcher block countertops, Viking and Sub-zero appliances, and a large walk-in pantry . The first floor also includes a billiard room, cozy family room and half-bathroom for guests. There are accommodations for the whole family with three renovated bedrooms on the second floor, huge custom closet, laundry and three full bathrooms. Four bedrooms and two full bathrooms are on the third floor. There is also an elevator with access to three levels. The fenced garden includes a heated saltwater pool and separate pool house with outdoor fireplace. Driveway can accommodate four parked vehicles. The property is one block north of Colonial Lake, and King Street’s shops and restaurants are a short walk away. Designer finishes and furnishings, prime location and historic significance make this home truly spectacular! The Whilden-Hirsch House was on the market for $4.2 million with Leslie Turner of Maison Real Estate. Photography by Ellis Creek Photography.
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