187 Wentworth Street Charleston Sc 29401 MLS# 1025939

Posted By Marshall Walker @ Oct 1st 2010 1:10am In: Historic Charleston

187  WENTWORTH STREET Charleston, SC 29401
BR 1025939 - Residential - real estate
Charleston, SC

This Adam style home is located only a block away from the deep water of the harbor and a short walk to the marina. Freshly Painted. Master Bathroom has had an Update. Circa 1822, Historic Property first owned by Thomas Lee, comptroller General of South Carolina, President of the State Bank of South Carolina and Judge of the Court of General Sessions and Common Pleas. He also had the distinction of being the grandfather to Lt. General Stephen D. Lee, CSA, who, as a child is purported to have played in this, his grandfather's home. The home was owned by the Cogswell Family until the 1970's. In 1983, the home received the Caropolis Award for restoration of a historically significant house by the Preservation Society of Charleston. More details are available. The home has been featured in Colonial Homes Magazine, and now in a new book, A PORTRAIT OF CHARLESTON with photographs by Rick Rhodes, Local Charleston Photographer. Architectural Details include: Charleston Single Home, Palm Tree Lined Piazza, Two Gardens with Brick Pathways and Brick Koi Pond, a true to the period Palladian Fanlight Front Entry Door with Sidelights, a Beautiful Archway in Foyer graces the foot of the stirway, Large, Wonderful Original Wooden mortise and tenon Doors, Original Heartpine Wooden Floors throughout with the exception of tile in the Kitchen and Baths, Updated Kitchen has Granite Countertops and undercabinet Lighting with Stainless Appliances including wine cooler and gas Dacor stove. Beautiful "Florette" Original Crown Moldings in the Living and Dining Rooms also of grand proportion for elegant entertaining. A screened porch in the back of the home overlooks the Pond. A circular Window in the fourth Bedroom allows a small view of the Harbor and Ships Sailboats. Parking in Garage for three cars and Off-Street Parking for three more. "Wine Cellar" as possibility in large garage spare bonus room? Toy Room? Fitness Room? Artist studio? (not included in square footage). Close to Marina, Tennis, Lake, Harbor, Walking Path around Colonial Lake and softball park and soccer fields. THERE IS AN ALARM SYSTEM WITH MOTION DETECTORS, IRRIGATION SYSTEM AND THE OWNER IS OFFERING A ONE YEAR AMERICAN HOME SHIELD WARRANTY TO THE BUYER AT CLOSING.

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