Address205 Sumter Avenue, Summerville, SC, 29483

Price$795,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • Residential
  • 4,071 SQ FT
  • Built in 1882

Gorgeous historic home for the most discerning buyer. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Records indicate this home was built by the great, great, great grandson of Col William Rhett in 1882. Beautiful grounds surround this completely restored Charleston Single Style home in Summerville's most prestigious historic area where streets wind gracefully around ancient trees. Double piazzas, original heart pine floors, heavy moldings, substantial staircases, huge windows with original glass, 5 fireplaces, soaring ceilings and a quiet elegance await you in this magnificent home. Spacious rooms flow easily off the grand entrance. Main living areas are located on the first floor. Sleeping quarters are found on the second level and the third floor offers a finished atticdivided into two room plus a full bath. Fireplaces are located in the formal living, family room, formal dining, master bedroom and front guest bedroom. All 5 fireplaces have working gas log inserts. Updated farmhouse kitchen features custom cabinets with open shelving and spice drawers. Gas cooktop with custom tile backsplash, stainless appliances, deep quartz counters and large service pantry. Both first floor front rooms and two bedrooms located directly overhead are mirror images of the same size and amenities. Master Suite and 1 bedroom have access to second floor piazza through center vestibule. All 3 bedrooms have adjoining private baths. Third floor features unique bench seat situation between large exterior window and interior glass panes that open over the staircase. Hardwood Staircase flows through all three levels. Three exterior doors on the main floor from the grand entrance, formal dining and breakfast nook make this the perfect entertaining home for garden parties. Elevated home includes a crawlspace foundation and small basement area. Circular driveway provides easy access to the oversized detached garage offering 2 parking bays plus large room for storage or workshop space. Architectural roof installed in approximately 2013. Three HVAC units - 1st floor new in 2012, 2nd floor unit new in 2013, 3rd floor unit installed in approximately 2001. Large corner lot measuring approximately 0.82 acres is draped with ancient live oaks. Enclosed with a white picket fence, the beautifully landscaped lawn includes palm trees, magnolias, crepe myrtles, camellias, azaleas, sago palms, and privet hedges for year round color. Full lawn irrigation with Wi-Fi access. This home is located within walking distance of dining, shopping, performances at the historic Flowertown Theater, parades, the annual Azalea Festival and the downtown branch of the Summerville YMCA. Historically significant refurbished homes of this caliber change hands very seldom. This is a rare find - don't miss it.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #19005948
  • Price$795,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms5.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage4,071
  • Acres0.83
  • Price/SqFt$195 USD
  • Year Built1882
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Detached
  • StyleChas. Single
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address205 Sumter Avenue
  • SubdivisionHistoric District
  • CitySummerville
  • CountyDorchester
  • StateSC
  • Zip Code29483

Area

Summerville / Ridgeville Area

Interior Features

Ceilings - 9'+, Ceiling - Smooth, Window Treatments - Some, Walk-In Closets

Fireplaces

Bedroom, Dining Room, Family Rm, Gas Logs, Living Rm, Three +

Master Bedroom

Ceiling Fan, Outsd Access, Upstairs, Walk-In Closets

Exterior Features

Wood F/encl, Full Fr Prch, Lawn Irriga., Stoop, Porch - Front Porch

Office

BHHS Southern Coast Real Estate

Amenities

  • AmenitiesCable Avail, Trash Pickup
  • Parking Spaces2
  • ParkingDetached, 2 Car Garage
  • # of Garages2
  • GaragesDetached, 2 Car Garage

Interior

  • InteriorWood
  • HeatingElectric, Gas
  • CoolingCentral
  • FireplaceYes
  • Stories3 Story

Exterior

  • ExteriorWood Siding
  • Lot DescriptionCorner, Level, 1/2 -1 Acre
  • RoofArchitectural, Metal
  • ConstructionPre-Owned
  • FoundationCrawl Space, Basement

School Information

  • ElementarySummerville
  • MiddleAlston
  • HighSummerville

Additional Information

  • Days on Website85

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