bathrooms: 15 (full: 13, half: 2)
square feet: 17,142 sq.ft.
lot size: 37,897 sq. ft. (0.87 acres)
year built: 1808
The Sword Gate House rests behind one of the most recognized gates in all of Charleston. This very fine Federal style home is grand with Adam detailed beautiful wood and plaster work. This home is positioned well back from Legare and Tradd Streets and is surrounded on all sides by a magnificent collection of Charleston gardens and patios. This important property boasts an unsurpassed level of detail and technology; the product of a painstakingly thorough renovation project spanning years. The room list may help to describe a gracious home reflecting a grand lifestyle: Entrance hall with grand curved stair, Drawing room, Master study, Ball room, Library, Dining Room, Breakfast Dining Room, Family room with small kitchen and full bath, Commercial Kitchen, fabulous Master suite with his and hers dressing rooms and spacious bath, Two guest Bedrooms each with full bath, Fitness room, Gift wrapping room, Wine cellar, Butler's quarters and Maid's quarters. The Carriage House features a full guest apartment with kitchen and bath, and a Servant's break room with small kitchen and powder room and an additional apartment. The house manager and contractor are available for interview. In addition ask us about special security, communications and climate control systems. Call for brochure and specifications.
property type: Single Family Detached
subdivision: SOUTH OF BROAD
listing number: 1128118
Listing courtesy of: Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty