13 Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29407 (MLS# 20021573)

13 Johnson Road
Charleston, SC 29407
MLS# 20021573
5 beds  |  6.5 baths  |  8180 sqft


This pristine lakefront estate is a rare and exceptional opportunity.
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This pristine lakefront estate is a rare and exceptional opportunity. The Loggia overlooking the pool offers a spacious full bathroom and a full washer/dryer for your pool towels! Large lakefront lot offers a beautiful lawn for entertaining and playing. Hand crafted brick and stone exterior accents the limestone patio and lounge area. Distinctive and refined European gardens in front and back of the home. This gated family compound offers ample space to spread out. Front and back yards fully gated and secured. Expertly designed by architect and landscape designer Miles Gandy Whitfield, who fashioned the estate to interact with the grounds. Lovely Charleston Garden Rooms offer a welcome outdoor respite for modern living. The inviting front courtyard welcomes you to the front door of the home. Imposing yet elegant and accessible, the property invites you in to experience something unique. Formal living room with charming bay window and custom marble fireplace. The Formal Dining Room offers handsome built ins, heavy moldings and even a hidden door directly to the kitchen. Handsome built ins in the dining room offering ample display space and storage This comfortable space is named for the beautiful light it enjoys. The hand cut stone fireplace creates a cozy and comfortable den just off the kitchen Belgian leaded glass windows look out over the manicured grounds. Octagonal in shape with french doors opening out onto the gardens, this room sits just off the main kitchen - perfect for informal living. The Family Room Fireplace is wood burning and creates a beautiful setting to take in the gardens all year round Handsome woodworking and fine craftsmanship throughout, the family room also offers one of two powder rooms on this level. This large butlers pantry serves as a nice prep space and extra storage. Secret access to the dining room is just on the opposite wall from this sink. Well designed and open, the kitchen features reclaimed beams and a large limestone island for modern living. Just off the Kitchen not pictured is a massive walk in pantry with cherry cabinetry and additional storage space. This balcony just off the family room overlooks the grounds. Always bringing the outdoors in, this home is designed to be opened up to the beautiful gardens. The Master Suite situated overlooking the pool, with an executive office just off the bedroom attached to the private gym at ground level. Juliet Balcony just off the master suite offers a romantic vantage point to take in the lake and pool below. The Loggia offers a full bathroom, as well as an additional area with a full washer dryer. Everything you need for your ideal pool day. Lakefront in the Crescent, one of Charleston's most highly desirable suburban enclave. The canopy of oak trees offers shade, privacy and a truly exceptional setting. Magnificent master bedroom suite with fireplace. The master bedroom opens out to a romantic juliette balcony overlooking the pool and lake. Door opening out to the balcony. Most doors in the home offer phantom screens, ready to protect from the rare pesky mosquito! The master bathroom oozes sophistication- style meets function in every way. Stunning shower in the master bedroom Top of the line finishes and fixtures throughout the home. Multiple rinnai hot water heaters with recirculating system. Spacious dressing room, not pictures are the his and hers walk in closets and many more custom built ins. This stunning executive office features built in Mahogany desk and shelving with a walk in closet and storage. Not pictured is the staircase leading to the large home gym that lets out over the pool. This media room is located just off the master suite and offers a fabulous wet bar for drinks after dark. This room may also function as an additional bedroom should your family need the extra space! Guest bedroom suite with full bath and vaulted ceilings. Guest Bathroom offers the same level of finish as the fabulous master. Secondary Guest Suite offers a full bathroom and great light. Secondary guest bathroom opens to the hallway as well. Laundry room with fabulous space and thoughtful storage. This artists studio is a fabulous flex space, and is plumbed for a full bath (currently a powder room) which would create an additional suite if desired. As is, the space is perfect for an architect, artist, or creative individual as this room offers ample storage and incredible light. Incredibly well thought out details throughout the home. The storage in this home will delight even the most demanding buyer! Reclaimed from an European monestary, this door inspired much of the design with qua-trefoils and Gothic features. Hand selected finishes and custom lighting throughout Incredible craftsmanship and heavy woodworking throughout. This mother-in-law suite offers a private courtyard and exterior entrance if desired. Spacious and bright home gym which opens out to the loggia and pool. Fabulous loggia opening out to the pool overlooking the gardens and lake beyond. The Loggia boats outdoor kitchen, integrated sound system, and wood burning fireplace. The large gated parking court leads to the two car garage. The stunning pool offers great sunlight but also shade from the striking oak trees on property. The limestone tile pool deck creates a beautiful setting. Luxuriate by the pool all year long. Enjoy sunsets by one of two private lakes in the neighborhood. World class design inside and out Green and lush landscaping, manicured and ready for you to enjoy! Fabulous Dock overlooking the lake. Fish jump and birds swoop daily. No motorized boats allowed on the lake. Two tiered patio and outdoor living spaces. Magnificent living spaces outside, perfect for entertaining. Outdoor dining area Estate living unmatched in this market. The English Rill is a striking garden feature, expertly placed on the grounds to create a true oasis. Spanish moss drapes mature trees on site, a charming Lowcountry setting. Symmetry, form and function grace the formal gardens. Hand crafted finishes with custom exterior stone work A private gated estate with ample outdoor space. This European Estate is an incredible opportunity. The Crescent is a highly sought after residential enclave with two private lakes, located only 5 minutes from downtown Charleston and walking distance to prestigious Porter Gaud School. Sun dappled grounds - the perfect mix of sun and shade for four seasons of enjoyment. Landscape lighting enhances the experience after dark. An exceptional estate unlike no other. 13 Johnson, the ideal European estate - tastefully designed for modern living, carefully wrought of the finest materials, and meticulously maintained by the original owner.

Property Description
Exquisite, refined, one-of-a-kind: this waterfront estate in the coveted Crescent neighborhood just south of Charleston SC is a rare opportunity to live your best life in a flagship property. With over 8,000 square feet and numerous outdoor spaces, this property was painstakingly constructed over seven years by the current owners, wrought of the highest quality materials and craftsmanship, and has been meticulously maintained since its completion in 2007. Heavily influenced by European styles, the home harkens back to the past with comfortable living spaces and thoughtful relation with the magnificent grounds. A private gated estate with gardens, lawns, fountains and a luxurious pool is sure to delight you and your guests for years to come.

Contract Info
Sub-Type: Single Family Detached
MLS List Date: 2020-08-05
Status: Active
List Price: $4,950,000
Current Price: $4,950,000
List Price/SqFt: 605.13
Location, Tax & Legal
Tax Map #: 4211000020
Street #: 13
Street Name: Johnson
Street Suffix: Road
County: Charleston
State: SC
Zip Code: 29407
Area: 11 - West of the Ashley Inside I-526
Tax District: 63 - Charleston-Washley
Subdivision: The Crescent
Elementary School: St. Andrews
Middle School: West Ashley
High School: West Ashley
Legal Description: LT 16 BLK E
Directions: From downtown cross Ashley River bridge. Take slight left to Folly Rd Blvd. Turn left onto Johnson Rd. Home will be on right.
General Property Info
Bedrooms: 5
Baths - Full: 5
Baths - Half: 3
Baths - Total: 6.5
Ground Level: No
Stories: 2
Apx. SqFt: 8180
Ownership: Fee Simple
Year Built: 2007
Acreage: 0.57
Potential Short Sale: No
Taxes: 12227.57
Property Features
SqFt Source: Builder/Owner
SF Detached Style: Villa
Lot Description: .5 - 1 Acre; High; Lakefront; Waterfront - Shallow; LakeAccess
Misc Exterior: Deck; Dock - Existing; Fence - Private; Lawn Irrigation; Patio - Covered; Pool - In Ground; Special Yard Lights
Roof: See Remarks
Exterior: See Remarks
Foundation: Basement
Garage/Parking: 2 Car Garage; Attached; Off-Street Parking
Stories/Levels: 2 Stories
Misc Interior: Ceiling - Beamed; Ceiling - Cathedral/Vaulted; Ceiling - Smooth; Elevator; Kitchen Island; Wet Bar; Window Treatments - All
New Owned: Pre-Owned
Rooms: Eat-In-Kitchen; Family; Formal Living; Laundry; Media; Mother-In-Law Suite; Office; Pantry; Separate Dining; Study
Master Bedroom: Sitting Room; Upstairs; Walk-In Closets
Cooling: Central Air
Floors: Marble; Stone; Stone; Wood
FP Desc/Location: Three +; Bedroom; Den; Family Room; Gas Logs; Living Room; Wood Burning
Equipment/Appliances: Dishwasher; Disposal; Dryer Connection; Gas Cooktop; Gas Range; Hot Tub/Spa; Intercom; Microwave; Refrigerator; Security System; Washer; Washer Hookup; Other
Water/Sewer: Public Sewer; Public Water
Heat: Forced Air; Heat Pump
Possession: At Closing
Showing Instructions: Contact Listing Agent
Utility Suppliers: Charleston Water Service; Dominion Energy
Amenities: Elevators; Exercise Area
Proposed Financing: Cash; Conventional Loan
Assumable: No
Green Features: Tankless Water Heater
The main living level provides excellent access to the outdoors and includes lovely formal and informal spaces. The chef's kitchen with walk-in pantry and butler's pantry was designed with the restauranteur in mind. The formal living room and formal dining room sits at the front of the home with a formal powder room for guest use, and the morning room leads into the gourmet kitchen area. Just off the kitchen, one may enjoy a magnificent octagonal family room with vaulted ceiling, wood-burning fireplace and hidden powder room. Access to the two-car garage is on this side of the home for easy access for groceries and supplies. There is also a three-stop elevator to access all levels easily. The master suite is fit for a king, with its large dressing room, fireplace and private balcony. Right off the bedroom is a stunning mahogany executive office with built-ins and custom finishes, as well as access to the gym below. The spa-like master bath offers dual powder rooms, luxurious rain shower with special body washers, and even towel warming drawers, and leads directly into the custom dressing room with dual walk-in closets and more storage than you could ever need. Just off the master suite is the media room which boasts a wet bar and icemaker, as well as high-end stereo equipment. Two spacious and bright guest suites offer ample room for family and friends, and the studio could be a third guest room on this level. At present, the studio is the perfect set up for an artist or architect, with unmatched storage and craft space, a spacious powder bath (plumbed for a full bath if desired) and a wood-burning fireplace. The laundry room and countless storage closets complete this upstairs living level. The first floor in-law suite has a separate outdoor patio tucked away for added privacy and outdoor access, and the handicap-friendly bathroom features a steam shower. Just off the bathroom, one may enter the home gym (also accessible directly from the master suite) which offers ample space and great light to maintain your healthy lifestyle. The gym could also serve as an additional bedroom or sunroom if needed. The real show stopper is the loggia and pool area, perfect for outdoor living and entertaining. The outdoor kitchen offers high-end appliances and fixtures and the hand-crafted wood-burning fireplace is sure to delight. The pool cabana offers a full bath and a separate washer and dryer perfect for beach towels and bathing suits! Luxuriate under the shade of two magnificent oak trees and enjoy the temperate Lowcountry climate from the pool or spa. The grounds were designed with traditional Charleston landscape ideals and the unique formality of a European Chateaux, always with a mind to function and flow. 13 Johnson is truly a once-in-a-generation opportunity - the grand stone exterior exudes the elegance and grace of a historic English manor. Charming gothic features throughout the home are tastefully and thoughtfully combined with the highest modern technologies, to create the ultimate retreat for those who value the exceptional. Every minor detail of this home was painstakingly planned, from the extensive mahogany molding and trim, to the outdoor kitchen, loggia and pool cabana, to the bright and airy home gym. Innumerable features include reclaimed antique heart-of-pine floors and beams, CRESTRON home automation system, three-stop elevator, top-of-the line appliances, custom cabinetry throughout, 7 HVAC systems, Belgian leaded glass windows, 5 Rinnai hot water heaters, hand-cut stone exterior finishes, whole house filtration system, whole house generator, and so much more. Inquire into the Features List for more details. Excellence is achieved without compromise in this magnificent and imposing estate in Charleston's highly sought-after Crescent neighborhood. The Crescent neighborhood is located approximately four minutes from Country Club of Charleston, five minutes from Downtown Charleston, and shares a property line with the prestigious Porter Gaud School (K-12). Come take a tour today and find out why The Crescent is the most desirable neighborhood in Charleston.

Listing Office: Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty

Last Updated: May - 09 - 2022

13 Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29407 - MLS# 20021573

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