100 Tradd St Charleston SC 29401 MLS# 1103122
1103122 - Residential real estate
100 and 100 1/2 Tradd offer a rare opportunity to own 2 unique architecturally rated and important early Georgian homes. With a rich and intriguing history the property has survived many wars,hurricanes and the Charleston Earthquake. (see history on line). When built, Tradd Street was a major carriage lane between the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. This residence was home to seafaring merchants, Colonial office holders and leaders of Charleston's religious, literary and theatrical legacy. Originally part of the Orange Grove Pleasure Garden, noted for it's concerts, 100 Tradd boasts a deep classically arranged Loutrelle Briggs garden, majestic live oak and even an orange tree. A seprate courtyard keeps the "Bath House" work shop,a/c condensers and storage. Built on the double house style,the main house has approximately 2,947 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 3 en suite baths and 1 half bath. The Federal entrance complete with sidelites and fluted pilasters open to a central hall with original 18th century cypress raised paneling and 19th century faux plaster walls. The gracious sun filled rooms are noted for their Adamesque and Georgian woodwork, old locks and detail. The formal living room, dining room and library provide the perfect venue for entertaining. The library opens on to a terrace and the large Briggs garden. A detached stucco over brick carriage house a few steps behind the main house has approximately 1,424 square feet with 2 bedrooms and bath. With beamed ceilings, the living room and kitchen are graced with early large "Kitchen" fireplaces. The second floor has a large beamed master bed room with incredible garden views,and guest room with a fireplace. An enormous attic could be converted to additional living space. Interior and exterior Conservation Easements available for tax credits. Call for an appointment and begin your adventure with a historic treasure.