Welcome home to 27 Gadsden Street! This two story Charleston single home is located in the heart of the Harleston Village. Within a short distance to all of King Street shopping and restaurants, Colonial Lake, Moultrie playground, The Battery, City Marina, Dog Park, MUSC & Roper Hospitals. Built in 1880, this historic residence features double piazzas, heart pine floors and high ceilings throughout, plus a private back garden. The home is fitted with three wood burning fireplaces, and two plumbed for gas logs. (see agent notes)Purchased from an Estate in 2019, the current owners proceeded to renovate this home with the intent of making it their 'forever home'. 27 Gadsden has been updated with an entirely new kitchen, bathrooms, master bedroom suite and living areas.The home's additional 4th bedroom features a separate side entrance with it's own private full bathroom. This space would be the perfect guest, nanny or home office suite (see agent notes).
Entering the home from the street, you'll at once notice the sense of privacy afforded by the mature plantings gracing the top of the driveway. This privacy continues onto the front side porch, which is perfectly proportioned for a porch swing. Add in a few more chairs for visits with with neighbors or friends!
Through the front door, you are greeted by the main foyer, which then leads to the living, dining and kitchen spaces. At the front of the home is the large living room with original functioning fireplace! This front room is graced with tall, historic windows with original glass. Providing plenty of natural light, the home feels bright and airy!
Continuing towards the rear of the home, one will find a large dining room with another functioning fireplace! To the right of the fireplace, the current owners plumbed out for a future wet bar. Centrally located between both the front living room and kitchen, the home's dining room is the perfect spot to entertain guests!
At the back of the home is the kitchen, which was completely renovated to give the feel of a true farmhouse kitchen. This space features a third functional wood-burning fireplace, open shelving, a large pantry and an amazing ILVE stove, as the main focal point.
Additionally, the kitchen is large enough to add an island, or small breakfast table! The home's renovated half bath is also tucked away downstairs, with the original vintage wallpaper being retained!
Continue out the French doors to the back porch, that overlooks the spacious, fenced in yard. Here, you will find the private entrance to the separately metered guest or nanny suite. (Rental or perhaps AirBnB with proper approval) This back guest suite has it's own private full bath with cast-iron claw foot tub, and brand new mini-split HVAC.
Upstairs, you will find this Charleston single has been updated to improve the flow between each room, yet still retains the charm that only these historic homes can offer.
The first bedroom is that the front of the home, mirroring the downstairs living room in size and amount of natural light. This bedroom has four large windows, two of which overlook the quaint upstairs side porch.
The upstairs hallway bathroom was also included in the renovation, fitted with new a tub, black marble tile, a custom vanity and new fixtures. Down the hall is the second guest bedroom, also of excellent size. The second bedroom features another fireplace (non-functioning) and a set of floating shelves.
At the back of the home is the expansive master bedroom suite. This primary bedroom is filled with light and takes up almost half of the upstairs! The room's original fireplace has been plumbed for gas, and allows for a small sitting area around the hearth of the fire. A boudoir with walk in closet, separate water closet and master bath comprise the master suite.
The ensuite master bath features an oversized marble shower, custom dual vanity sink and is filled with light from the back of the home. Additionally, the bathroom is pre-wired for a heated towel rack and has been plumbed for the addition of a soaking tub, should buyer so choose.
The bonus to this large master suite is the private rear side porch which overlooks the large backyard. Spend your evenings relaxing as you look out over the garden while the kids or pets play.
Another Note - The 3 homes lined up on Gadsden Street were strategically placed so each of the homes would back onto their neighbor providing private porch areas!