Faithful reproduction of a colonial home, ideally located South of Broad in historic Charleston, South Carolina. A brick-topped tabby privacy fence provides curb appeal as well as privacy from the street. A nicely landscaped front yard includes a charming trellis and fountain seating area. Historic architectural details include a brick facade with red metal roof and front porch.Inside, the layout is suited for modern living yet has an authentic historic feel. The living room features a brick fireplace and wood-paneled mantle flanked by built in bookshelves. The woodwork throughout the home, including chair rail and crown molding, has been painted authentic period colors. Floors are pine. A sunroom/sitting room off of the living room appears to have been fashioned out of part of the portrue to historic remodels. The level of detail extends to a brick wall on what would have been the "original" exterior of the home. The other side of the porch has been fashioned into a dining room. Custom plantation shutters cover the first floor windows. A country style kitchen features an electric range, wall oven, built in microwave and wet bar. The refrigerator and dishwasher are concealed in paneling that matches the cabinetry. Pull out shelves provide easy access to stored items. There is also a large walk-in pantry. A half bath completes the first floor. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom. The master bedroom has his and hers closets. The second bedroom is currently used as a sitting room and has a Murphy bed concealed behind its closet doors. The hall accommodates a laundry closet. Third floor is comprised of another bedroom, a half bath and an attic storage room. The yard has space for off street parking. Water Street is conveniently located within walking distance of the Battery, museums, schools, restaurants and shops.With a prime South of Broad downtown Charleston location between Meeting and Church Streets, this home has all the charm of a historic house without the need to update.
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