MLS# 19012965 | 863 W Madison Avenue Charleston SC | Centerville subdivision

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  • $445,000
    No Recent Price Change
  • 863 W Madison Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29412
3Full Baths
N/AHalf Baths
1959Year Built
  • MLS# 19012965
  • Residential
  • Single Family Detached
  • Sold

AreaJames Island

Agent Remarks

A gardener's paradise! Welcome to this tranquil sanctuary featuring beautiful botanical gardens surrounding the home, offering exceptional privacy. This is a very unique property located on James Island in Centerville - just 10 minutes from Folly Beach and Downtown Charleston. This property consists of 3 separate units: The main house (approx. 1,645 sq.ft.), an attached mother-in-law suite or Airbnb (approx. 525 sq.ft.) complete w/ a full kitchenette & bathroom; & a detached art studio (approx. 256 sq.ft.), which could also be converted into a rental dwelling/apartment, or yoga studio, if desired. Lots of possibilities! The main house features a recently-painted wide front porch for relaxing in the shade overlooking the lush gardens, and flowing floor plan with a generous-sized living room that leads into the dining area. Large kitchen features maple cabinets, corian countertops, 2 pantries, recessed lighting, 2 solar tubes for additional natural light, & a gas range. Both bathrooms updated â“ the Master featuring a Japanese soaking tub and pedestal sink; 2nd full bath with travertine flooring, double sink vanity, granite countertops, and a walk-in shower w/ tile surround. Largest bedroom has 2 cedar closets and a built-in bookcase. Recently refinished original hardwood floors run throughout most of the home, with the exception of the bathrooms, kitchen & laundry/mud room. Exterior bahama shutters on front and back of home, and indoor plantation shutters are throughout main living areas. Additions to the home since purchased: Rinnai tankless water heater (approx. 2014), outdoor lighting on main walkway incl. iron Charleston lamp post, outdoor electrical outlets, new fuse box (2018), gas grill that hooks into main gas line (no tank refilling!), private outdoor shower w/ hot and cold water, backyard pergola, refinished hardwood floors in main house (2019), extensive landscaping, 3-zone irrigation system on Rainbird timer that runs from a well (not town water), four outdoor sillcocks (also run from well), and lastly, the finished off Mother-in-law apartment in 2016, and the Artist Studio in 2018. This spectacular property was featured in the book 'Charleston CITY OF GARDENS' by Louisa Pringle Cameron, consisting of a 4-page spread on the story behind the creation of the botanical gardens. No HOA and no flood insurance required - located in an X flood zone. Jump on a bike for a short ride to the James Island County Park. Centerville is known for it's larger lots and homes full of character. Great walkability with grocery stores, coffee shops, pharmacy, and several restaurants close-by.

Sale Info

Listing Date: 05-03-2019

Sold Date: 06-03-2019

Aprox Days on Market: 
    30 days ago

Listing Sold: 
    4 month, 11 days ago

Baths Info

Fullbaths:  3

Building Info

Year Built:  1959

Floors:  Ceramic Tile, Wood

Foundation:  Crawl Space, Slab

Exterior Features

Misc Ext:  Patio - Covered, Gutters, Lawn Irrigation, Lawn Well, Fence - Partial, Patio, Some Storm Wnd/doors, Special Yard Lights, Storage/outbuilding, Workshop, Porch - Front Porch

Interior Features

Msc Intr:  Window Treatments - All, Ceiling - Smooth

Lot Info

Acres:  1

Lot Desc:  Corner, High, .5 - 1 Acre

Parking Info

Gar Pkg:  Off-street Parking

Property Features

Amenity:  Cable Tv Available, Trash Pickup

Green:  Tankless Water Heater

Roof:  Architectural

Style:  Ranch, Traditional

Stories:  1 Story

Rooms Info

Beds:  4

Ground Level:  No

Rooms:  Bonus, Family, Great, Laundry, Living/dining Combo, Mother-in-law Suite, Pantry, Sun, Utility

SqFt Info

Sqft:  2,426

Utilities / HVAC

Cooling:  Central

Heat:  Gas

Water Sewer:  Public Sewer, Public Water


Elem:  Murray Lasaine

Middle:  Ft. Johnson

High:  James Island Charter

Courtesy of listing office Carolina One Real Estate 

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Price & Status History (on since Fri, May 3rd 2019)
  • Original Price: $435,000
  • Current Price: $445,000
  • Price Increased: $10,000
Date ChangedFromTo
05/06/2019ActiveActive Contingent
06/03/2019Active ContingentSold

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