$690,000 Active - Contingent
Single Family Home
MLS #: 17031987

Description of 217 Sumter Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483

This beautiful 1860's home is located in the historic district of downtown Summerville, and has been featured on Summerville's historic walking Tour of Homes. Welcoming and graceful, with deep double porches shaded by oak trees, and big on vintage details and southern charm. Distinctive 19th century details include original plaster walls and medallions, intricate moldings and working transom windows above the doorways. Recent updates completed in 2017 showcase light, neutral interiors. The rooms have an open feel, with 12' ft ceilings and French doors that access the outdoor porches. The living room is the heart of the first floor, with built-in bookcases and a fireplace topped with a mantel brought to the site from Hope Plantation. Light pours in from the front bay windows and its unique arched opening creates an intimate, cozy nook. With gleaming original hardwood floors underfoot, you move easily into the spacious dining room with second fireplace and elegant chandelier. A newly renovated butler's pantry makes Southern-style entertaining easy. The stunning, renovated kitchen is truly a cook's dream. Showcasing a center island with bar seating, custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, and commercial stainless steel appliances, including Bosch ovens and warming drawer, no modern detail was overlooked. It includes a comfortable sitting area where friends are sure to gather, or you can sit with a cup of coffee to start your day. The wide central hallway leads to a spacious first floor den, with full private bath. The original staircase leads to a wide landing, upstairs hallway, and master suite. Here you'll find another fireplace, access to the second story porch and lovely master bath with dual sinks, elegant marble surfaces and large walk-in closet. There are two additional bedrooms and a fully finished third floor walk-up attic ideal for home office or gym. With it's manicured grounds and expansive porches, this elegant historic home invites indoor-outdoor living and offers the easy life of sweet tea and porch swings.

Property Features of 217 Sumter Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483

HOME STYLE
Colonial,Traditional,Victorian
TYPE
Single Family Detached
Year Built
1890
Subdivision
Historic District
Community
Summerville/Ridgeville
Stories
3
Acres
.53
Fireplaces
3
Features
Elementary school: Flowertown
Middle school: Alston
High school: Summerville
Woodburning fireplace(s)
Gas log fireplace(s)
Fireplace in den
Fireplace in dining room
Fireplace in family room
Fireplace in living room
Central air
Natural gas heat
Off street parking
Wood exterior
Storm doors
Patio
Lot acreage is: 0.53
Subdivision: Historic District
Cable television available
Eat-in kitchen
Wood floors
Kitchen island
Separate dining room
Metal roof
Crawlspace
Rooms & Dimensions
Family Room
Foyer
In-law quarters
Laundry room
Pantry
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