50 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston

$3,400,000

5 Beds
5 Baths
5,390 Sqft
.21 Acres
0 Garages

With over 5300 square feet of elegance and livability, this home built by Benjamin Harleston Read Simons in 1894, is a unique property. Located in one of Charleston's finest neighborhoods, Harleston Village, facing Colonial Lake, this remarkable residence has much to offer the discerning buyer. Entering the property through a Philip Simmons wrought iron gate entrance, this beautiful Victorian home features soaring ceilings, eight fireplaces with gorgeous wood surrounds, stained glass windows, original heart pine floors throughout, grand porches, French doors and much more. On the first level is a grand entrance hall with a fireplace and an octagonal sitting area. A double living room and library/study with fireplaces is located on the south side. Across the hall a spacious diningroom with fireplace leads to a pantry, laundry room and a beautiful, well-equipped eat-in kitchen with a large island. Also on this level is a first floor room with full bath that can be used as a family room or guest suite. A powder room for guests is also located at the rear.
Front and rear stairs lead to a grand second floor with front octagonal sunroom, three large bedrooms and a hall bath. The spacious master suite has its own bath and closet . A rear staircase leads to an expansive third floor with open play and work areas, a bedroom and a full bath and huge walk-in closet.
Outside, a deck off the kitchen leads to an expansive, very private walled garden. A brick patio at the side of the yard is perfect for entertaining and relaxing. Off street parking for three cars exists on the south side. Winner of the Preservation Society's Carolopolis Awards for excellence in Historic Preservation.

Essential Information
MLS® #22015102
Price$3,400,000
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms5.00
Full Baths4
Half Baths1
Square Footage5,390
Acres0.21
Year Built1894
Property TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family Detached
StyleVictorian
StatusActive
SubdivsionHarleston Village
Community Information
Address50 Rutledge Avenue
SubdivisionHarleston Village
CityCharleston
CountyCharleston
StateSC
Zip Code29401
Area

51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown

Amenities
AmenitiesBus Line, Trash Pickup
GaragesOff-st Prkng
Interior
InteriorVinyl, Wood
HeatingElectric, Forced Air
CoolingCentral
FireplaceYes
Stories3 Story
Master BedroomCeiling Fan, Upstairs
Mother-In-Law SuiteNo
Interior Features

Ceilings - 9'+, Kitchen Island, Ceiling - Smooth, Walk-In Closets

Fireplaces

Bedroom, Family Rm, Living Rm, Three +, Den, Dining Room

Rooms

Eat-In-Kitchen, Family, Formal Living, Foyer, Laundry, Office, Pantry, Separate Dining, Study, Sun

Exterior
ExteriorWood Siding
RoofCopper
ConstructionPre-Owned
FoundationCrawl Space
Exterior Features

Deck, Metal F/encl, Full Fr Prch, Gutters, Iron Fence, Wrap Rnd Por, Porch - Front Porch

Lot Description

Inside, Lake view, 0 - .5 Acre, Lakefront

School Information
ElementaryMemminger
MiddleSimmons Pinckney
HighBurke
Additional Information
Days on Website67
Listing Details
OfficeCarolina One Real Estate
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