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    53 Church Street

    Charleston, SC 29401
    • $2,950,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 49 days
    • ID#: 21001091
    Price Reduced
    UPDATED: 65 min ago
    $2,950,000
    • 4
      BEDS
    • 0.14
      ACRES
    • 3
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 3,696
      SQFT
    • $798
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1879
    County:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:

    Description

    This stately South of Broad residence occupies a superb Church street location that is high and dry. The Julius L. Lee House, was built between 1877 and 1879. Lee and his business partner Antonia Nielson based their ''stevadore'' business at this location at 53 Church Street. Henceforth the property was used as a residence for the Rector of Saint Philips Church from 1876-1902, and finally as the Parish of The First Baptist Church. Built on a raised foundation this stucco over brick property has marble sills and lintels. The property has been completely restored to modern day standards, including plaster moldings throughout, mechanicals and the addition of an elevator shaft that provides elevator access from the garden to the second floor. Four beds, three full baths, walk in closets,new kitchen with a cozy sitting area with working fireplace, kitchen provides out door dining space, gracious two story piazzas overlooking lower Church, three working fireplaces, second floor den off master suite and laundry complete this property. The raised "English style" basement is bright with windows, and not counted in the sq footage but provides fabulous storage, playroom or office space. There is a workshop and additional lower level space that could be designed to house a wine tasting space with wine cellar, Electronic driveway gate, tankless water heaters,Two tandem off street parking spaces with extra room for a golf cart. The secret garden pathway opens to a spacious private magical rear private garden that might easily handle a pool and still allow for seating. There have been no easements taken on this property.

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    53 Church Street Charleston, SC 29401

    • Price: $2,950,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 65 min ago
    • ID#: 21001091
    4
    Beds
    3
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.14
    Acres
    3,696
    SQFT
    $798
    $/SQFT
    1879
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    South Of Broad
    County:
    Charleston
    Area:
    Charleston Peninsula - Below Crosstown
    Elementary School:
    Memminger
    Middle School:
    Courtenay
    High School:
    Burke
    Property Description
    This stately South of Broad residence occupies a superb Church street location that is high and dry. The Julius L. Lee House, was built between 1877 and 1879. Lee and his business partner Antonia Nielson based their ''stevadore'' business at this location at 53 Church Street. Henceforth the property was used as a residence for the Rector of Saint Philips Church from 1876-1902, and finally as the Parish of The First Baptist Church. Built on a raised foundation this stucco over brick property has marble sills and lintels. The property has been completely restored to modern day standards, including plaster moldings throughout, mechanicals and the addition of an elevator shaft that provides elevator access from the garden to the second floor. Four beds, three full baths, walk in closets,new kitchen with a cozy sitting area with working fireplace, kitchen provides out door dining space, gracious two story piazzas overlooking lower Church, three working fireplaces, second floor den off master suite and laundry complete this property. The raised "English style" basement is bright with windows, and not counted in the sq footage but provides fabulous storage, playroom or office space. There is a workshop and additional lower level space that could be designed to house a wine tasting space with wine cellar, Electronic driveway gate, tankless water heaters,Two tandem off street parking spaces with extra room for a golf cart. The secret garden pathway opens to a spacious private magical rear private garden that might easily handle a pool and still allow for seating. There have been no easements taken on this property.
    Exterior Features

    Exterior Brick - SolidStucco Foundation BasementElv. Construction Garage Parking Off-Street Parking Ground Level No Lot Description High0 - .5 Acre Misc Exterior Elevator ShaftGuttersFence - IronLawn IrrigationWorkshopPorch - Wrap-AroundPorch - Front Porch Roof Slate Single Family Detached Style Charleston Single Stories 3 Stories

    Interior Features

    Cooling Central Fireplace Dining RoomGas ConnectionKitchenLiving RoomThree + Floors Wood Green Features Tankless Water Heater Heat Heat Pump Master Bedroom Garden Tub/ShowerMultiple ClosetsSitting RoomUpstairsWalk-In Closets Misc Interior Ceilings - 9'+Window Treatments - AllCeiling - BeamedElevatorElevator ShaftGarden Tub/ShowerCeiling - SmoothWindow Treatments - SomeCeiling - TrayWalk-In ClosetsWet Bar Rooms Formal LivingFoyerOfficeSeparate DiningStudy

    Property Features

    Amenities ElevatorsTrash Pickup Lease Purchase No New Owned Pre-Owned Special Flood Insurance Water Sewer Public Sewer

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    Real estate listing marked with the CTMLS logo or an abbreviated logo are provided courtesy of the Charleston Trident MLS Broker Reciprocity Database. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or The Cassina Group, LLC. Data last updated: 2021-03-05T14:32:08.76.
     
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