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20 Colonial Street for Sale in South of Broad

20 Colonial Street in South of BroadSouth of Broad

The neighborhood on the Charleston Peninsula known as South of Broad is one of the area’s most well known spots and a place that many long to call home. Robertson Allen’s new listing at 20 Colonial Street is located in the heart of this bustling neighborhood. With magnificent homes, stunning architectural details, coastal breezes and a thriving history, it is no wonder that this neighborhood is one of the most coveted in all of downtown Charleston.


The Exterior of 20 Colonial Street

Turning off of Broad Street, you will find quiet, family-friendly Colonial Street. 20 Colonial Street sits on a charming lot with lush landscaping and a private backyard. Brick stairs lead up to the full front porch—which is complete with a porch swing for enjoying the beautiful Charleston breezes. There is also an additional porch on the second story. The enclosed backyard has a spacious deck and ample yard space as well as a gated driveway for convenient off-street parking. One of the best parts of the home is that it is just footsteps from Broad Street and beautiful Colonial Lake. Walk to shops and restaurants along Broad or enjoy a picnic along the banks of the lake! Other popular spots such as the Harbor and Battery are also well-within walking or biking distance.


Formal living room at 20 Colonial StreetThe Interior of 20 Colonial Street

As you enter the home, you will instantly notice its historic character and charm. Rich hardwood floors run throughout the entire home and period fireplaces abound! The grand foyer opens to a formal living room and formal dining room which are great spots to host a party or family holiday. In the back of the home, you will find the more informal family quarters including the recently renovated kitchen and newly added den. With a center island, stainless steel appliances, gleaming granite counters and warm cabinets, the kitchen is truly an inviting and contemporary space. There is also a wet bar with a built in wine fridge and a spacious pantry with custom storage. The den overlooks the kitchen so you can keep an eye on the kids while preparing dinner! There is also room for an informal dining room table for casual family meals as well as access to the back deck for outdoor dining.

Gourmet kitchen at 20 Colonial StreetJourneying upstairs to the home’s second level, you will find four bedrooms including the master suite. This open retreat has a beautiful bay window, decorative fireplace as well as an en suite bathroom. The other three bedrooms on this level are also large and make perfect rooms for children or guests. Two of the front-facing bedrooms have access to the second-story front porch overlooking Colonial Street and there is a shared full bathroom. The uppermost level of the home (which was formerly the attic) has been finished into additional living quarters. The open landing area has built-in window seats, recessed lighting and lots of space to make a media room or kids’ playroom. An oversized bedroom and full bathroom complete the space and there is also abundant access to additional un-finished attic space for storage (including a cedar-lined closet for storing off season clothing).

20 Colonial Street is a great home for families or anyone looking to live in the South of Broad neighborhood. With numerous bedrooms and plentiful rooms for entertaining, it is sure to impress most prospective buyers. Contact listing agent Robertson Allen today to set up a showing!