$5,599,000

Description of 91 & 91.5 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Property is located in an X Flood zone - no flooding during current ownership and No flood insurance is required! A beautifully restored historic residence with water views on Rainbow Row, the Inglis Arch House, circa 1787, is perfectly suited for every lifestyle. Enter through the iron gate at the front of the home down a lantern lit covered walkway to the main entrance, which opens to a large entry hall with powder room and three different storage closets. The gracious dine in kitchen to the right of the entry hall is open and spacious. With double ovens, a large Wolf gas range, and generous island, it is ideal whether you are cooking for one or twenty, eating by the fireplace at breakfast, or with a few guests for less formal occasions. The light filled Atrium living room just off the kitchen opens to a private courtyard in front of the carriage house and is perfect for hosting 8-15 guests or just relaxing in front of the television by the fire. Head up the grand staircase to the red drawing room on the second floor for a more formal dining space, or even for pre or post dinner dancing, complete with a third roaring fireplace, wet bar, and three sets of French doors to bring in a cool breeze from the courtyard. A surprisingly quiet guest bedroom overlooking East Bay Street, full bathroom, laundry room, and gracious landing are also conveniently located on the second floor. The grand master suite, complete with walk in closets, his and her bathrooms, and sitting room/guest bedroom can be found on the top floor. A fourth fireplace, beamed ceilings, and arched doorways make this a quiet and relaxing owners retreat.The rooftop deck can be accessed via the elevator, which opens to every floor. When entertaining guests, whisk them up the elevator to the rooftop directly from the first floor entry hall for spectacular sunset views of the Cooper River, the Ravenel Bridge, and the Peninsula.Host larger events in the carriage house library, with soaring ceilings, exposed wood beams, a fifth fireplace, and French doors on three sides which provide easy access to the gardens. With a gourmet kitchen, sitting room, two fireplaces, private garden, spacious bedroom, powder room, full bath, and open study, the Carriage House is perfect for hosting family and other overnight guests. It is also separately metered, and can be accessed through the covered walkway from East Bay Street without ever entering the main home, making it a perfect rental property as well.French doors from the carriage house and a meandering private walkway from the main house open into a third garden with an elegant pool, a large green space, and commanding oak tree. One to two parking spaces (depending on the car size) on the street in front of the home for the owner's exclusive use. See documents for plans to convert to a full car garage. There is a Historic Charleston Preservation Easement on the facade and gardens. The following light fixtures do not convey: In the main house, all light fixtures on first floor, wall sconces in second floor guest bedroom and bathroom, the red light fixture on second floor stair landing, the chandelier and wall sconces in master bedroom on third floor. In the Carriage House, the glass chandelier in the entrance hall and the three hanging light fixtures in the kitchen. All window treatments can convey upon request except hanging drapes in the 2nd floor guest bedroom.

Property Features of 91 & 91.5 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401

HOME STYLE
Traditional
TYPE
Single Family Detached
Subdivision
South of Broad
Community
Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
Stories
3
Acres
.21
Features
Elementary school: Memminger
Middle school: Courtenay
High school: Burke
Woodburning fireplace(s)
Gas log fireplace(s)
Fireplace in family room
Fireplace in kitchen
Fireplace in living room
Central air
Forced air heat
One car garage
Off street parking
Stucco exterior
Patio
Deck
Inground pool
Lot acreage is: 0.21
Lot has river view
Lot size: 9096 sf
Subdivision: South of Broad
Eat-in kitchen
Wood floors
Living and dining room combo
Skylight
Walk-in closet(s)
Elevator(s)
Crawlspace
Rooms & Dimensions
Foyer
Laundry room
Office
Courtesy of: Handsome Properties, Inc.


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