205 Sumter Avenue, Summerville, 29483

Residential - Single Family Detached For Sale in Historic District

$795,000

4Beds
5Baths
4,071Sqft
.83Acres
2Garages
1882Built
56DOM
MLS® #: 19005948
Active, 56 Days on Market

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, records indicate this home was built by the great, great, great grandson of Col William Rhett in 1882. Beautiful grounds surround this completely restored Charleston Single Style home in Summerville's most prestigious historic area where streets wind gracefully around ancient trees. Double piazzas, original heart pine floors, heavy moldings, substantial staircases, huge windows with original glass, 5 fireplaces, soaring ceilings and a quiet elegance await you in this magnificent home. Spacious rooms flow easily off the grand entrance. Main living areas are located on the first floor. Sleeping quarters are found on the second level and the third floor offers a finished attic divided into two room plus a full bath. Continued...Fireplaces are located in the formal living, family room, formal dining, master bedroom and front guest bedroom. All 5 fireplaces have working gas log inserts. Updated farmhouse kitchen features custom cabinets with open shelving and spice drawers. Gas cooktop with custom tile backsplash, stainless appliances, deep quartz counters and large service pantry. Both first floor front rooms and two bedrooms located directly overhead are mirror images of the same size and amenities. Master Suite and 1 bedroom have access to second floor piazza through center vestibule. All 3 bedrooms have adjoining private baths. Third floor features unique bench seat situation between large exterior window and interior glass panes that open over the staircase. Hardwood Staircase flows through all three levels. Three exterior doors on the main floor from the grand entrance, formal dining and breakfast nook make this the perfect entertaining home for garden parties. Elevated home includes a crawlspace foundation and small basement area. Circular driveway provides easy access to the oversized detached garage offering 2 parking bays plus large room for storage or workshop space. Architectural roof installed in approximately 2013. Three HVAC units - 1st floor new in 2012, 2nd floor unit new in 2013, 3rd floor unit installed in approximately 2001. Large corner lot measuring approximately 0.82 acres is draped with ancient live oaks. Enclosed with a white picket fence, the beautifully landscaped lawn includes palm trees, magnolias, crepe myrtles, camellias, azaleas, sago palms, and privet hedges for year round color. This home is located within walking distance of dining, shopping, performances at the historic Flowertown Theater, parades, the annual Azalea Festival and the downtown branch of the Summerville YMCA. Historically significant refurbished homes of this caliber change hands very seldom. This is a rare find - don't miss it.

Essential Information

MLS® #: 19005948
Price: $795,000
$/SqFt: $195
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 5.00
Full Baths: 4
Half Baths: 1
Square Footage: 4,071
Acres: 0.83
Year Built: 1882
Type: Residential
Sub-Type: Single Family Detached
Style: Chas. Single
Status: Active
Construction: Pre-Owned

Interior

Interior: Wood
Interior Features: Ceilings - 9'+, Ceiling - Smooth, Window Treatments - Some, Walk-In Closets
Master Bedroom: Ceiling Fan, Outsd Access, Upstairs, Walk-In Closets
Heating: Electric, Gas
Cooling: Central
Fireplace: Yes
Fireplaces: Bedroom, Dining Room, Family Rm, Gas Logs, Living Rm, Three +
Stories: 3 Story

Exterior

Exterior: Wood Siding
Exterior Features: Wood F/encl, Full Fr Prch, Stoop, Porch - Front Porch
Lot Description: Corner, Level, 1/2 -1 Acre
Roof: Architectural, Metal
Foundation: Basement, Crawl Space
Parking Spaces: 2
Parking: Detached, 2 Car Garage

Community Amenities

Amenities: Cable Avail, Trash Pickup
# of Garages: 2
Garages: Detached, 2 Car Garage

Community Information

Address: 205 Sumter Avenue
Area: Summerville / Ridgeville Area
Subdivision: Historic District
City: Summerville
County: Dorchester
State: SC
Zip Code: 29483

School Information

Elementary: Summerville
Middle: Alston
High: Summerville

Additional Information

Listing Office: BHHS Southern Coast Real Estate
Days on Website: 56

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Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
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