71 ANSON STREET, CHARLESTON, SC 29401, MLS No. 16003912

71 Anson Street
Charleston, SC 29401

$5,500,000

Beds: 5
Baths: 5 | 2
Sq. Ft.: 6,919
Type: Single Family Home
Listing # 16003912
Exceptionally rare, historically significant, impeccably maintained, the Thomas Doughty estate is situated on over .3 acres in the heart of Charleston's most desirable downtown area- Ansonborough. Painstakingly restored in 1994 by the current owners, this Carolopolis winning estate is designated as "valuable" to the city's architectural heritage. With spacious formal living room, dining room, and library boasting ornate Adamesque mantles and original woodworking as well as graciously sized bedrooms and bathrooms, this exceptional brick home is a once in a generation opportunity. The ground level mother in law suite offers formal living room, galley kitchen and full master bedroom with large closets - a perfect space for a staff member or guests. Set back from the street is a mostexceptional private garden with large saline pool, porch and terrace, and traditional garden rooms and patios with magnificent landscaping including an impressive row of Italian Cypress trees. A separate Carriage House is accessed through the slate patio and walkway and is the perfect retreat for long term guests. The carriage house offers two bedrooms, each with a private bath, as well as a spacious dining room, living room and kitchen each with fireplaces. The Belgian block driveway opens onto a 6 car parking court with a full two car garage and handsome pergola for additional parking and storage. This award winning historic home has everything you could possibly need in the heart of downtown, only steps from the newly renovated Gaillard center and all the best of Charleston's lively cultural scene.
Property Features
Location Information
County: Charleston
MLS Area: 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
Latitude: 32.785040
Longitude: -79.931423
Subdivision: Ansonborough
Interior Features
Interior: Ceilings - 9'+
Master Bedroom Description: Upstairs
1/2 Baths: 2
Amenities: Cable TV Available
Has Fireplace: yes
Fireplace Description: Bedroom, Dining Room, Living Room, Three +
Heating: Forced Air
Cooling: Central
Floors: Ceramic Tile, Wood
Exterior Features
Style: Traditional, Pre-Owned
Stories: 3 Stories
Exterior: Brick - Solid
Roof: Metal, Slate
Parking Description: 2 Car Garage
Has Garage: yes
Has a Pool: yes
Lot Size in Acres: 0.36
Misc. Exterior Features: Porch - Full Front, Pool - In Ground
School
Elementary School: Memminger
Jr. High School: Courtenay
High School: Burke
Additional Information
Property Type: SFR
Property SubType: Single Family Detached
Year Built: 1806
Seller's Representative:
Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty
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