79 Anson Street, Charleston


5 Beds
7 Baths
6,715 Sqft
.41 Acres
0 Garages

This 2021 Carolopolis Award winning home is truly a treasure. Through the combined efforts of the owners, Architect Glen Keyes, Landscape Architect Sheila Wertimer, and Gochnauer Construction, the Daniel Legare House, c. 1760, has been brought back to its grandeur. The main house has a theater room, office, elevator and two laundry areas. The property also features a charming 2br guest house and has a rear courtyard with an authentic 1953 sq ft 19th century Irish pub a"probably Charleston's finest private entertainment venue. The home is considered to be the oldest surviving home in Ansonborough and was the first home in the city to be protected by a Historic Charleston Foundation easement. Lots of this size, 17,860 sq ft, rarely come on the market. This is truly a rare opportunity.

Main house has 3,751 sq ft, 3 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths, Master Shower is also Steam Room, office, Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, bosch dishwasher, Wolf Gas Range, Sharp Microwave, Wine Coolers, Kitchen TV, Kitchen Island, tankless water heaters The landscape and drive feature cobblestone driveway, landscape lighting, outdoor music, 13 parking spaces, gas fire pit and a private courtyard. The Guest House, 1011 sq ft, has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a living area and nice kitchen. At the back of the property there is a 19th century Irish pub, 1,953 sq ft, which has folding doors to open up the entertainment area to the private courtyard for large events. The bar has all the equipment one would need, refrigerators, freezers, beer cooler, wine cooler, commercial dishwasher, pool table etc. The owners have hosted charitable events in this building.

This sale is subject to restrictions and covenants of the Historic Charleston Foundation.

Essential Information
MLS® #22016161
Full Baths4
Half Baths3
Square Footage6,715
Year Built1760
Property TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family Detached
StyleChas. Single
StatusActive Contingent
Community Information
Address79 Anson Street
Zip Code29401

51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown

GaragesOff-st Prkng
InteriorCeramic Tile, Wood
FireplacesLiving Rm, Three +
Stories3 Story
Master BedroomUpstairs, Walk-In Closets
Mother-In-Law SuiteNo
Interior Features

Ceilings - 9'+, Window Treatments - All, Elevator, Garden Tub/Shower, Kitchen Island, Ceiling - Smooth, Walk-In Closets, Wet Bar


Formal Living, Foyer, Game, Laundry, Media, Office, Pantry, Separate Dining

ExteriorBrick Veneer, Wood Siding
Lot DescriptionInside, 0 - .5 Acre
RoofCopper, Slate
Exterior Features

Brick Fence, Gutters, Iron Fence, Privacy Fenc, Spcl Lights, Porch - Front Porch

School Information
MiddleSimmons Pinckney
Additional Information
Days on Website16
Listing Details
OfficeRead & Read Inc. REALTORS

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