Located in stately and convenient Wappoo Heights (adjacent to The Crescent), locals know why this is one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Charleston. Sitting on the Wappoo Creek, near the Country Club of Charleston, Porter-Gaud and 5 minutes from everything downtown, 21 Palmetto Road, is convenient to it all. Plus, enjoy walkability to the South Windermere Center with restaurants, boutiques, the local library and the West Ashley Greenway offering over 8 miles of flat trail. 21 Palmetto is over 4,000 square feet, a lovingly restored, historic gem with room and a room for everything including a formal living room, library, sunroom, dining room, eat-in kitchen, office nook, powder room, family room and spacious master suite all on the first floor!All are sure to enjoy this home'shistoric details. The residence includes extensive wainscoting, an ornate coal burning fireplace, built-in china cabinets, arched doorways, and beautiful, heart of pine floors. The kitchen is at the heart of the first floor with an oversized peninsula for eating as well as space for another table. Current owners have upped the luxury with a natural gas range, high end granite, dual wall ovens, large built in tv, and a wet bar with sink and custom cabinetry for glassware. The spacious, first floor master suite includes two closets (one walk-in) and an updated bath with bathing tub and large glass enclosed shower with river rock tile. Upstairs you will find another master with ensuite bathroom and 3 spacious, additional bedrooms. New marble countertops, sinks, fixtures and a toilet were installed in the upstairs Jack and Jill bath. New heart-of-pine flooring, sinks, fixtures, lighting, toilet and window seat in the full upstairs bathroom. Most closets are cedar lined. Owners worked with King Street designer Michael Mitchell on interior design as well as the selection of paint which is neutral and tasteful throughout.
Exit the rear of the home onto a large Trex deck with modern stainless cable rails. From here enjoy the privacy and views of your backyard oasis. 21 Palmetto is ringed by 75 year-old Camelias of varying shades. Enjoy beautiful blossoms and color throughout the year with Charleston's mild climate. The well-manicured yard includes a green space (big enough for a pool), a landscaped garden path, an English style garden with water feature, and an oversized two car garage (26 by 26) designed to mimic the home and with large second floor storage area. There is also a spacious, Tabby parking area allowing for 2 additional vehicles.
Owners have reduced utility costs with a significant investment in energy saving improvements. All new Pella Architectural Windows throughout the house (42 in all). New attic and second floor insulation and installation of an attic radiant barrier. New HVAC ductwork and insulation in the attic. Fully insulated and encapsulated crawl space plus tankless Rinnai hot water heater.
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