12 Limehouse Street, Charleston, SC
3
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
$3,950,000

12 Limehouse Street, Charleston, SC

Listing ID 24010305

Experience the epitome of Southern charm at this extraordinary historic property nestled in the highly sought-after South of Broad neighborhood, the vibrant heart of downtown Charleston. Featuring expansive double piazzas and occupying a street-to-street double lot, this incredible home is gracefully secluded behind a captivating walled garden, offering a serene retreat from the bustling world outside.Steeped in history, this property was originally a stable house for 10 Limehouse. In 1918 it became a cherished gift from the Middleton family to their son and his bride, Elizabeth Whaley, marking the beginning of its storied legacy. In 2009 the property underwent a complete restoration and upgrade. The result is the gorgeous 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom property that is seen today.

Pass through the unique iron 'gate within a gate' off Limehouse, and step into a stunning garden with a brick path leading to the beautiful, wide double piazzas. Upon entering through the front door, you are greeted by an inviting entry hall, flanked by a formal dining room on the left and a living room on the right, both featuring cozy fireplaces with original moldings. Off the living room is a charming "secret" walled garden, accessible only from inside the house - an ideal spot for alfresco dining.

Move into the heart of this home, where a spacious gourmet kitchen seamlessly connects to a cozy family room, bathed in natural light that pours in through the French doors that line this house. The kitchen offers Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances and also includes a bar with a wine fridge. The original brick wall and heart pine flooring anchor the space, enhancing the historic character found throughout. Adjacent to this space, a rear addition offers versatility, with a first-floor study and stairs leading up to a private guest suite.

At the front of the house, the second floor of the home has two primary suites, each featuring a fireplace, large walk-in closets, and full bathrooms that boast marble-topped vanities with double sinks, frameless glass showers, soaking/bubble tubs, and separate water closets. A shared laundry room with pocket doors, custom cabinets, and granite counters offers convenience and connectivity to the space.

At the rear, two off-street parking spaces, secured by an automatic gate, offer convenient access from Greenhill. Furthermore, a storage room ensures the safekeeping of your bicycles, strollers, and outdoor equipment. For those who relish outdoor cooking, a dedicated natural gas line is provided for the grill, enhancing your culinary experiences.

With its rich heritage and modern comforts, this home offers a sanctuary of charm and sophistication in the heart of Charleston. Don't miss the chance to make this extraordinary residence your own and write the next chapter in its storied legacy.

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Listed by: Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty

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  • Property Details
    • status: Active Under Contract
    • bedrooms: 3
    • full baths: 3
    • half baths: 1
    • square ft: 3,403
    • acres: 0.16
    • county: Charleston
    • year built: 1850
    • property type: Residential
  • Exterior Details
    • Balcony
    • Lawn Irrigation
    • Lighting
  • Interior Details
    • Ceiling - Smooth
    • High Ceilings
    • Kitchen Island
    • Walk-In Closet(s)
    • Wet Bar
    • Ceiling Fan(s)
    • Eat-in Kitchen
    • Family
    • Formal Living
    • Entrance Foyer
    • Separate Dining
    • Study
  • Schools
    • Elementary School:Memminger
    • Middle School:Simmons Pinckney
    • High School:Burke
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