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Charlotte Bova

Charlotte Bova
Carolina One Real Estate
Charleston, SC 29407

843-763-5765
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Listing 2 out of 975
$19,500,000 For Sale

32 Legare Street
Charleston, SC 29401

9 beds, 13 full, 3 partial baths | Single Family Home
17,142 sq ft, 0.87 acre lot - MLS# 16027451
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Description

Legare Street's oldest residence known locally as "The Sword Gate, " was built in 1803. This Federal style residence is privately nestled behind its famous front gates which were originally commissioned for the City's Guard House but rejected because the proposed price was too steep. Sword Gate was originally constructed by Solomon Legare, the man for whom Legare Street is named, this elegant estate of over 17, 000 square feet includes 9 bedrooms, 13 full and 3 half baths and is one of the most impressive and historically significant homes on Peninsular Charleston. Adamesque wood work, plaster work and composition work enhance many of the most formal spaces including the grand ballroom and dining room. The property is entirely secured by stately old brick walls and commanding gates of iron.

Features

  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Single Family Detached
  • Listing Status: Active
  • Listing Price: $19,500,000
  • County/Area: Charleston County
  • Zip Code: 29401
  • Year Built: 1803
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: South Of Broad
  • Elementary School: Memminger
  • Middle School: Courtenay
  • High School: Burke
  • Sq.Ft.: 17,142 sq ft
  • Style: Charleston Single
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Baths (full): 13
  • Baths (partial): 3
  • Basement: Yes, See Foundation
  • Garage: 2 Car Garage
  • Fireplace: See Fireplace Features
  • Lot Size: .87
  • Acres: 0.87 acre lot
  • Area: 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
  • Amenities: Cable TV Available
  • Cooling: Other (Use Remarks)
  • Fireplace Features: Bathroom, Bedroom, Den, Dining Room, Family Room, Gas Connection, Great Room, Kitchen, Living Room, Three +, Wood Burning
  • Flooring: Wood, Marble, Stone
  • Foundation: Basement
  • Heat: Other (Use Remarks)
  • Lot Description: .5 - 1 Acre
  • Master Bedroom: Multiple Closets, Walk-In Closets
  • Misc Exterior: Fence - Brick, Patio - Covered, Porch - Full Front, Gutters, Fence - Iron, Lawn Irrigation, Patio, Fence - Private, Special Yard Lights, Storage/Outbuilding, Workshop, Porch - Wrap-Around, Porch - Front Porch
  • Misc Interior: Ceilings - 9'+, Ceiling - Cathedral/Vaulted, Kitchen Island, Ceiling - Smooth, Window Treatments - Some, Other (Use Remarks), Walk-In Closets, Wet Bar
  • New Owned: Pre-Owned
  • Roofing: Slate
  • Rooms: Eat-In-Kitchen, Family, Formal Living, Foyer, Game, Great, Laundry, Office, Pantry, Other (Use Remarks), Separate Dining, Study, Utility
  • Siding: Stucco, Wood Siding
  • Water/Sewer: Public Sewer, Public Water
Courtesy of Handsome Properties, Inc.



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