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    40 Charlotte Street

    Charleston, SC 29403
    • $3,695,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 292 days
    • ID#: 20000118
    UPDATED: 21 min ago
    $3,695,000
    • 5
      BEDS
    • 0.23
      ACRES
    • 4
      BATHS
    • 2
      1/2 BATHS
    • 5,979
      SQFT
    • $618
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Condo
    Built:
    1831
    County:

    School Information

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    Middle School:
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    Description

    Historically and architecturally significant, The Jonah M. Venning House c.1831, is situated on the highest ground in Historic Downtown and is noted as one of the oldest Greek Revival homes in Charleston. This large estate offers high street presence highlighted by its wide lot, the double piazza, forged ironwork, and grand marble staircase.The entry hall is flanked by a gracious living room on one side and formal dining room on the other. Single planks of heart-pine flooring span from wall to wall with original high ceilings and plaster cornice moldings. Two original anterooms are restored and host a private office with a fireplace on the west and a butler's pantry on the east leading into a recent one-story rear addition with a large modern kitchen.The upper two bedroom levels include four large light filled rooms, each with four windows, a fireplace and en-suite bathrooms. The finished English basement with exposed heart pine beams, joists and brickwork provides guest / live-in quarters, rentable office, or wine room. The .23 acre lot affords ample parking, and is protected with keyless motorized gates and security. This home is located just two blocks east of the Dewberry Hotel and Marion Square, famously known for the local Saturday Farmer's market, Annual Spoleto Festival, and South Eastern Wildlife Exposition. The Charleston Waterfront Aquarium, Zero George Hotel, along with countless noted restaurants, art galleries Charleston's finest Concert & Performance Halls are all within walkable distance. Charlotte Street is one of the highest and quietest tree lined streets where this particular property requires no flood insurance and is a local's favorite! Restored by John Paul Huguley, Founder of the American College of the Building Arts, and as an adjacent neighbor, this Category 2 Structure can be part of a maintenance and stewardship plan. This nearly 200 year old structure, built by a man who owned a lumber mill, sold to a family of stone importers and owned by architects contributing to sustainable design with centuries of building materials and compressed fiber garden walls gives importance to an old historical structure with time tested architecture and building arts making it a very unique estate!

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    40 Charlotte Street Charleston, SC 29403

    • Price: $3,695,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 21 min ago
    • ID#: 20000118
    5
    Beds
    4
    Baths
    2
    ½ Baths
    0.23
    Acres
    5,979
    SQFT
    $618
    $/SQFT
    1831
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Wraggborough
    County:
    Charleston
    Area:
    Charleston Peninsula - Below Crosstown
    Elementary School:
    Memminger
    Middle School:
    Simmons Pinckney
    High School:
    Burke
    Property Description
    Historically and architecturally significant, The Jonah M. Venning House c.1831, is situated on the highest ground in Historic Downtown and is noted as one of the oldest Greek Revival homes in Charleston. This large estate offers high street presence highlighted by its wide lot, the double piazza, forged ironwork, and grand marble staircase.The entry hall is flanked by a gracious living room on one side and formal dining room on the other. Single planks of heart-pine flooring span from wall to wall with original high ceilings and plaster cornice moldings. Two original anterooms are restored and host a private office with a fireplace on the west and a butler's pantry on the east leading into a recent one-story rear addition with a large modern kitchen.The upper two bedroom levels include four large light filled rooms, each with four windows, a fireplace and en-suite bathrooms. The finished English basement with exposed heart pine beams, joists and brickwork provides guest / live-in quarters, rentable office, or wine room. The .23 acre lot affords ample parking, and is protected with keyless motorized gates and security. This home is located just two blocks east of the Dewberry Hotel and Marion Square, famously known for the local Saturday Farmer's market, Annual Spoleto Festival, and South Eastern Wildlife Exposition. The Charleston Waterfront Aquarium, Zero George Hotel, along with countless noted restaurants, art galleries Charleston's finest Concert & Performance Halls are all within walkable distance. Charlotte Street is one of the highest and quietest tree lined streets where this particular property requires no flood insurance and is a local's favorite! Restored by John Paul Huguley, Founder of the American College of the Building Arts, and as an adjacent neighbor, this Category 2 Structure can be part of a maintenance and stewardship plan. This nearly 200 year old structure, built by a man who owned a lumber mill, sold to a family of stone importers and owned by architects contributing to sustainable design with centuries of building materials and compressed fiber garden walls gives importance to an old historical structure with time tested architecture and building arts making it a very unique estate!
    Exterior Features

    Exterior StuccoWood Siding Foundation BasementCrawl Space Garage Parking Off-Street Parking Ground Level Yes Lot Description High0 - .5 Acre Lot Size 10000 Misc Exterior Fence - BrickElevator ShaftFence - Metal EnclosedFence - Wooden EnclosedPorch - Full FrontGuttersFence - IronOther (Use Remarks)Fence - PartialPatioFence - PrivatePorch - Front PorchBalcony Roof CopperMetal Single Family Detached Style Charleston SingleContemporaryCondo RegimeTraditional Stories Other (Use Remarks)

    Interior Features

    Cooling Central Fireplace BathroomBedroomDining RoomFamily RoomGas ConnectionGreat RoomLiving RoomOther (Use Remarks)Three + Floors Ceramic Tile Green Features Energy Star ApplianceTankless Water Heater Heat Heat Pump Master Bedroom Dual MastersMultiple ClosetsOutside AccessSitting RoomSplitUpstairsWalk-In Closets Misc Interior Ceilings - 9'+Window Treatments - AllCeiling - BeamedCeiling - Cathedral/VaultedElevatorElevator ShaftCeiling - SmoothOther (Use Remarks)Walk-In ClosetsWet Bar Rooms BonusEat-In-KitchenFamilyFormal LivingFoyerGreatLaundryLiving/Dining ComboMother-In-Law SuiteOfficePantryOther (Use Remarks)Separate DiningStudyUtility

    Property Features

    Amenities Cable Tv AvailableElevatorsTrash Pickup Lease Purchase No New Owned Pre-Owned Water Sewer Public SewerPublic Water

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    Real estate listing marked with the CTMLS logo or an abbreviated logo are provided courtesy of the Charleston Trident MLS Broker Reciprocity Database. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or CHSagent, a Realty ONE team | Realty One Group Coastal. Data last updated: 2020-10-21T17:31:44.913.
     
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