32 South Battery, Charleston, SC 29401 (MLS# 2829416)


$8,985,000
32 South Battery
Charleston, SC 29401
MLS# 2829416
Status: Closed
6 beds  |  7 baths  |  10756 sqft


32 South Battery, Charleston, SC 29401
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Property Description
32 South Battery dominates the row of mansions known world-wide simply as The Battery. The Colonel John Ashe House, built around 1782 has been meticulously restored in every detail from the brick flooring in the basement to the gold sphere on top of the cupola. Listed in Category 1 - Exceptional - of the Historic Architecture Survey of 1972-73, which means that it is a building of the highest architectural design quality. This beautiful four story Charleston double house is located across from White Point Gardens with exceptional 360 degree views over rooftops, to Charleston Harbor, the Sullivans Island Lighthouse and Ft. Sumter from three piazzas and the cupola. The formal dining room illuminated by a series of wall sconces and Waterford crystal chandeliers can comfortably accommodate twe

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Contract Info
Sub-Type: Single Family Detached
MLS List Date: 2008-09-30
Status: Closed
List Price: $8,985,000
Current Price: $7,717,500
List Price/SqFt: 835.35
Location, Tax & Legal
Tax Map #: 4571602058
Street #: 32
Street Name: South Battery
County: Charleston
State: SC
Zip Code: 29401
Area: 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
Tax District: 71 - Charleston Peninsula
Subdivision: South of Broad
Elementary School: Memminger
Middle School: Courtenay
High School: Burke
Legal Description: 32 S Battery St
Directions: Across from White Point Gardens on The Battery
General Property Info
Bedrooms: 6
Baths - Full: 6
Baths - Half: 2
Baths - Total: 7
Ground Level: No
Apx. SqFt: 10756
Lot Size: 55X247X42X253
Ownership: Fee Simple
Year Built: 1780
Potential Short Sale: No
Lease Purchase: No
HOA Fee: No
Auction: No
Tax/Fees
Special Assessment: No
Status Change Info
Sold Date: 2015-07-14
Sold Price/SqFt: 717.51
New Mortgage Type: Conventional
Property Features
SqFt Source: Previous Listing
Lot Description: Level
Misc Exterior: Fence - Private; Porch - Full Front
Roof: Slate
Exterior: Wood Siding
Foundation: Basement; Crawl Space
Misc Interior: Ceiling - Cathedral/Vaulted; Wet Bar
New Owned: Pre-Owned
Rooms: Eat-In-Kitchen; Family; Formal Living; Foyer; Separate Dining; Study
Master Bedroom: Outside Access; Sitting Room; Upstairs; Walk-In Closets
Cooling: Central
Floors: Ceramic Tile; Wood
FP Desc/Location: Bedroom; Dining Room; Family Room; Gas Logs; Living Room; Wood Burning
Equipment/Appliances: Ceiling Fan; Dishwasher; Dryer Connection; Electric - Wall Oven; Garage Door Opener; Garbage Disposal; Gas - Cooktop; Intercom; Refrigerator; Washer Connection
Water/Sewer: Public Sewer; Public Water
Heat: Forced Air; Gas
Possession: Negotiable
Utility Suppliers: SCE & G
Amenities: Cable TV Available; Exercise Area; Extra Storage
Proposed Financing: Cash; Conventional Loan; Other (Use Agent Notes)
Assumable: No
Supplements
nty-four for sit down dinners. The home's graceful staircase ascends three floors allowing access to the spacious, luxurious master suite boasting two baths, large sitting room and walk-in closet; a library/den with custom cabinetry for books and collectables; guest wings and nursery wing complete with back stairs down to kitchen. Other features include original heart pine flooring, exceptional woodwork, ornate dentil ceiling cornice, decorative mantles & wainscoting, six working fireplaces and gourmet kitchen with heartpine cabinetry, center island/breakfast bar & imported tiles. Of significant mention are the rare overmantel paintings, one an 18th century Italian landscape believed to be attributed to Giovanni Panini (1691-1765). The carriage house is a separate two story, 2BR/2BA 2092 sq. ft. brick house which has been fully restored. An electronic side gate provides added security. Enormous, beautifully landscaped private backyard with bricked courtyard provides the perfect outdoor entertaining and play area. The cupola is said to have served as an early lighthouse for Col. Ashe's ship captains bringing goods into the thriving colonial port of Charleston. With its wooden pegs in the original framing, Black Cypress exterior and rope-like detail in the paneling, the home is a tribute to the shipping industry. This home provides a unique opportunity to purchase a rare piece of America's earliest history.

Listing Office: Pam Harrington Exclusives

Last Updated: May - 12 - 2020

32 South Battery, Charleston, SC 29401 - MLS# 2829416

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