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

(843) 261-5262

205 Sumter Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483

$ 795,000

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Prestigious Historic Downtown Summerville

Property Info
Status:Active
MLS #:19005948
Price:$ 795,000
Beds:4
Baths:5 Baths (4 F, 1 H)
Type:Single Family
Size:4,071 ft²
Lot Size:1 ft²
Features
  • 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
Remarks

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
Zoning:
Residential
School District:
Dorchester District 2
Cross Street:
West Carolina Avenue
Annual Property Tax:
4303
HOA Dues:
0
County:
Dorchester
Subdivision:
Historic Summerville
Building Details
Year Built:
1882
# of Stories:
3
Roof Type:
Shingle, Metal
Style:
Charleston Single
Heating/Ventilation:
Central
Air Conditioning:
Central
Sewer:
Public
Water:
Public
Foundation:
Crawl Space
Garage:
Detached 2 Car Garage
Exterior:
Wood Siding
Flooring:
Wood
Amenities
  • 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:$795,00020% Down:$159,000Financing:$636,000
Jumbo 30 Yr Fixed*
3.875 %
(3.919% APR)
$2,991 / month

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Local Schools

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