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38 Wentworth in Ansonborough – Quintessential Charleston
Dec 09, 2014 • By Places Real Estate • 0 Comments
38 Wentworth is located in one of the most charming neighborhoods on the Charleston peninsula, Ansonborough. Throughout Ansonborough, private pocket gardens and walled courtyards are neatly tucked behind stately homes. This historical landmark home boasts a secluded courtyard with dappled sunlight and pick stucco walls – quintessential Charleston.
Beyond its obvious beauty, the William C. McElheran has a rich history. The home was built circa 1847 and was purchased in 1860 and used for construction of gun carriages for the confederacy. This house features and interesting history including a massive renovation featured in a 1977 Post and Courier article about historic renovations. Of course the home has been updated and renovated since then.
The main floor features a foyer with a formal living room with fireplace to the one side and a living room/den with fireplace to the other. The updated kitchen is beyond the den and features custom cabinets, stainless appliances, and granite tops. A powder room is also located off of the kitchen.
Downstairs is currently configured as two bedrooms and a bath (giving a total of four bedrooms). It features it’s own entrance and kitchen and could easily be used as a mother-in-law suite or for long-term guests.
On the upper level you will find two bedrooms, each with it’s own updated bathroom and fireplace.
The home’s Ansonborough location allows for easy walking to shopping, restaurants, art galleries, and all downtown Charleston has to offer.