78 East Bay St Charleston Sc 29401 MLS# 1026144

Posted By Marshall Walker @ Oct 3rd 2010 1:10am In: Historic Charleston

78  EAST BAY ST Charleston, SC 29401
BR 1026144 - Residential - real estate
Charleston, SC

Vanderhorst row c. 1798-1800 one of the city's finest townhomes. "An excellent example of Neoclassical design with its central pedimented pavilion constructed with Flemish-bonded brickwork and marble detailing; it bears a strong resemblance to London's terrace architecture of the same period" as quoted from Jonathan Poston's book "The Buildings of Charleston." Featured in "60 Famous Houses of Charleston" and listed as valuable in "This Is Charleston." Premier Location! Breathtaking views of the Waterfront and breezes from the Harbor! In the midst of a garden setting. Magnificently appointed rooms, spacious in size, with tall ceilings and exquisite woodwork including hand-carved mantels and the original handrail on the 4 story stairwell. Custom hand painted walls, by Robert Shelton, and original floors throughout the home. Renovated and restored to perfection! Double car garage with private entrance into a beautiful walled Italianate garden, designed by Sheila Wertimer, lush with guava trees, grapefruit trees, lemon, lime and orange trees and one of the oldest tea olive trees. Iron work by Philip Simmons. Total privacy. Large exquisite kitchen with an entire wall of French doors overlooking the fabulous garden. Turnkey property. Very low maintenance and extremely carefree living. No Regime fees and no Easements. This property is where History and Architecture abound!!

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