Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Southern Coast

112 W. Doty Avenue, Suite C
Summerville, SC 29483

(843) 261-5262

205 Sumter Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483

Off Market

|4beds|4baths|1half bath

Prestigious Historic Downtown Summerville

Property Info
Status:Off Market
MLS #:19031453
Baths:5 Baths (4 F, 1 H)
Type:Single Family
Size:4,071 ft²
Lot Size:1 ft²
  • Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Built in Approximately 1882!
  • Charleston Single Style Home with Double Piazzas and Original Heart Pine Flooring
  • Double Front Parlors, Formal Dining Room & Lovingly Updated Kitchen
  • Finished 3rd Floor offers Two Additional Living Spaces plus a Full Bath
  • Lush Grounds await your Green Thumb with Flowering Shrubs, Towering Shade Trees and over 3/4 of an Acre

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, records indicate this home was built by the great, great, great grandson of Col William Rhett in 1882. Beautiful grounds surround this completely restored Charleston Single Style home in Summerville's most prestigious historic area where streets wind gracefully around ancient trees. Double piazza's, original heart pine floors, heavy moldings, substantial staircases, huge windows with original glass, 5 fireplaces, soaring ceilings and a quiet elegance await you in this magnificent home. Spacious rooms flow easily off the grand entrance. Main living areas are located on the first floor. Sleeping quarters are found on the second level and the third floor offers a finished attic divided into two room plus a full bath. Fireplaces are located in the formal living, family room, formal dining, master bedroom and front guest bedroom. All 5 fireplaces have working gas log inserts. Updated farmhouse kitchen features custom cabinets with open shelving and spice drawers. Gas cooktop with custom tile backsplash, stainless appliances, deep quartz counters and large service pantry. Both first floor front rooms and two bedrooms located directly overhead are mirror images of the same size and amenities. Master Suite and 1 bedroom have access to second floor piazza through center vestibule. All 3 bedrooms have adjoining private baths. Third floor features unique bench seat situation between large exterior window and interior glass panes that open over the staircase. Hardwood Staircase flows through all three levels.

Three exterior doors on the main floor from the grand entrance, formal dining and breakfast nook make this the perfect entertaining home for garden parties. Elevated home includes a crawlspace foundation and small basement area. Circular driveway provides easy access to the oversized detached garage offering 2 parking bays plus large room for storage or workshop space. Architectural roof installed in approximately 2013. Three HVAC units - 1st floor new in 2012, 2nd floor unit new in 2013, 3rd floor unit installed in approximately 2001.

Large corner lot measuring approximately 0.82 acres is draped with ancient live oaks. Enclosed with a white picket fence, the beautifully landscaped lawn includes palm trees, magnolias, crepe myrtles, camellias, azaleas, sago palms, and privet hedges for year round color.

This home is located within walking distance of dining, shopping, performances at the historic Flowertown Theater, parades, the annual Azalea Festival and the downtown branch of the Summerville YMCA. Historically significant refurbished homes of this caliber change hands very seldom. This is a rare find - don't miss it.

General Information
School District:
Dorchester District 2
Cross Street:
West Carolina Avenue
Annual Property Tax:
HOA Dues:
Historic Summerville
Building Details
Year Built:
# of Stories:
Roof Type:
Shingle, Metal
Charleston Single
Air Conditioning:
Crawl Space
Detached 2 Car Garage
Wood Siding
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Central A/C
  • Covered Parking
  • Crown Moulding
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Landscaped Back Yard
  • Landscaped Front Yard
  • Lawn
  • Microwave
  • Offstreet Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Range / Oven
  • Remodeled Bath
  • Remodeled Kitchen
  • RV Parking
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Walkout
  • Washer/Dryer
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Total:$875,00020% Down:$175,000Financing:$700,000
Jumbo 30 Yr Fixed*
3.65 %
(3.71% APR)
$3,202 / month

*Rates for February 2020. Information displayed is accurate as of the date of the latest update and is subject to change without notice. Loan pricing can only be locked through a home mortgage consultant. Other restrictions may apply. The Rate/APR and other terms may vary from those displayed based on the creditworthiness of the borrower, the type of dwelling, whether the borrower is self-employed, the location of the property and other factors. Please contact a lender in your area to determine what rates you qualify for.

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Local Schools

School NameTypeDistanceGreatSchools Rating
Trinity Classical Academy
118 W 3rd South Street, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 821-8282
0.23 mi
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts
815 South Main St, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-3610
0.28 mi
New Alpha Christian School
100 Waring Street, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 225-0203
0.3 mi
Summerville Elementary School
835 South Main St, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-2372
0.41 mi
James H. Spann Elementary School
901 John Mckissick Way, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-3050
0.44 mi
Summerville Apostolic Academy
P.O. Box 913, Summerville, SC 29484
(843) 875-5194
0.45 mi
Summerville Catholic School
226 Black Oak Boulevard, Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 873-9310
0.6 mi
The Oaks Christian School
505 Gahagan Road, Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 875-7667
0.89 mi
Alston Middle School
500 Bryan Street, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-3890
1.15 mi
Flowertown Elementary School
20 King Charles Circle, Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 871-7400
2.24 mi
Newington Elementary School
10 King Charles Circle, Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 871-3230
2.36 mi
Summerville High School
1101 Boone Hill Road, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-6460
2.56 mi
Gregg Middle School
500 Green Wave Boulevard, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 871-3150
2.64 mi
Tiny Tots Tech
328 Sangaree Parkway, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 871-3209
2.81 mi
Knightsville Elementary School
847 Orangeburg Road, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-4851
3.25 mi
Pinewood Preparatory School
1114 Orangeburg Rd, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-1643
3.31 mi
Faith Christian School & Daycare
337 Farmington Road, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-8464
3.33 mi
William M. Reeves Elementary School
1003 Dubose School Road, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 695-2450
3.44 mi
Charles B. Dubose Middle School
1005 Dubose School Road, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 875-7012
3.63 mi
Nexton Elementary
200 Scholar Way, Summerville, SC 29486
(843) 900-3222
3.68 mi
Palmetto Pines RTC - Charlestow
225 Midland Pkwy, Summerville, SC 29461
(843) 251-5015
3.69 mi
Rhema Christian and Military Academy
301 Crosscreek Drive, Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 821-7743
3.91 mi
Vision Christian Academy
760 Travelers Boulevard, Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 830-3793
4.31 mi
Sangaree Middle School
1050 Discovery Drive, Ladson, SC 29456
(843) 821-4028
4.43 mi
Sangaree Elementary School
1460 Royle Road, Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 820-3868
4.53 mi
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