53 Legare Street, Charleston, SC






53 Legare Street

Charleston, SC 29401

Listing ID 21003946

  • status: Pending
  • bedrooms: 4
  • total baths: 3
  • full baths: 3
  • half baths: 1
  • square ft: 3,258
  • acres: 0.14
  • county: Charleston
  • year built: 1810
  • property type: Single Family Detached


Located on charming and prestigious Legare Street, this fabulous Charleston single house has been totally renovated combining the best modern features while retaining the historic charm. This circa 1810 Category 2 house with a lovely patina on the stucco exterior, features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a fabulous open kitchen and family room that opens directly onto the garden. Enter the attractive wrought iron gate into the front garden courtyard with bluestone and brick pathways, fountain, and beautiful new landscaping. Another tall custom artisan-made wrought iron gate leads to the amazing oasis in the back, with large brick terrace, historic oval lawn, and incredible pool. The brick terrace is perfect for entertaining with gas firepit, seating walls, and gorgeous landscaping alleasily accessible to the interior through 2 sets of custom French doors with palladium transom.

The formal living room at the front of the house is filled with natural light and has a gas fireplace with handsome mantle. The generously sized dining room has two historic inset glass-front cabinets and scalloped dry bar, as well as a gas fireplace. The heart of the home is the amazing new kitchen and family room with large French doors opening onto the terrace and garden  the gathering space everyone wants in a Charleston single. The stunning kitchen features Viking gas range, 2 Viking dishwashers, integrated Viking refrigerator, and warming drawer. Countertops are stainless steel and quartz, and there is abundant storage. Newly installed steel beams in the ceilings are cleverly hidden and appear as a coffered ceiling. The family room is large and light, and also features a gas fireplace with historic brick chimney. There is a powder bath and storage closet off the family room.

Upstairs, the front guest room has charming views down Legare Street, high ceilings, and 3 closets. The guest bathroom has a beautiful shower. The master suite is luxurious, with an incredible new master bath with dual vanities, oversized shower with 2 shower heads, soaking tub in front of the fireplace, shiplap accent wall, and exposed original beams overhead. Sleek pocket doors allow for maximum privacy and light. The master bedroom is very large, has windows overlooking the garden and pool, and a gas fireplace. On the third floor there are 2 lovely bedrooms and a shared hall bath with tiled tub/shower.

The brick and bluestone parking court has off-street parking for 2 cars. The pool is heated and has a swim-against-the-current feature, along with lights, new pool equipment, and beautiful bluestone and brick surround. High and dry on Legare with no history of flooding. No easements taken. Please see extensive list of improvements under Documents.

Listed by: Maison Real Estate

Ruthie Ravenel

Ruthie Ravenel


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