$595,000 Active - Contingent

Description of 55 Folly Road Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29407

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!! PRICED TO SELL!! Circa 1935 one-of-a-kind home nestled in the heart of Downtown Charleston on a 0.17-acre corner lot in Old Windermere! This home is made of Charleston Flemish bond brick upon construction and has been fully updated while preserving exquisite historical features and charm. From the front porch, with wrought iron railing and a boot scraper, you'll step through the circa 1880's fan light front door and into the home, which exudes many components and architectural features from classic homes of the 1880's. Significant features include smooth 9ft ceilings, original hardwood oak and pine flooring, crown molding, cedar lined closets, and wide baseboard moldings throughout. You'll notice the circa 1830 Adam Brothers fireplace mantel with gas logs in the formal living room, the center of the home. Off of the formal living room is a private study with an arched triple window. Through elegant French doors, you'll enter the formal dining room, then into an adjoining buffet and breakfast nook area. Enjoy delicious home-cooked meals in the beautiful kitchen, with soap stone multi-level countertops, glass front and detailed cabinetry, and a pantry for additional storage. Appliances include a six-burner Viking gas range with a custom vent hood, Fischer-Paykel double dishwasher, and a refrigerator to convey with an acceptable offer and as part of the sales contract. To the rear of the home is the downstairs master and private full bathroom, along with a secondary bedroom, half bathroom with a pedestal sink, and laundry room. The upstairs owner's retreat is a treasure in itself wide plank pine flooring, exposed brick, built-in shelving, and French doors leading into the walk-in dressing area and sitting room. The luxurious en-suite features a dual vanity on an antique dresser, modern and spacious walk-in shower with granite beach seating, and the original 1935 claw-foot tub. The entire home also has Energy Star central heating and air. Relax on the large screened-in 18'x14' porch, overlooking the mature landscaping and privately shaded backyard. You'll love the mature garden with old brick serpentine sidewalk, where you can take a leisurely stroll on a warm afternoon, relishing your private oasis in the heart of the Lowcountry. A Charleston family with 5 generations of Citadel graduates owned and treasured this home before it was purchased by the current owners, and has only had two owners since being built. This home is located in the highly coveted Old Windermere, within walking distance to Windermere shopping, dining, coffee shops, and the library. It is also just a short distance from the Greenway where you can enjoy biking, walking, and jogging trails. Conveniently near Historic Downtown Charleston, the medical district, Folly Beach, and plenty of historical sights! Come see your new home today!

Property Features of 55 Folly Road Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29407

Single Family Detached
Year Built
West of the Ashley Inside I-526
Elementary school: St. Andrews
Middle school: C E Williams
High school: West Ashley
Gas log fireplace(s)
Fireplace in great room
Fireplace in living room
Central air
Heat pump
Natural gas heat
Off street parking
Brick veneer exterior
Screened porch
Lot acreage is: 0.17
Corner lot
Lot size: 51x149x51x149
Subdivision: Windermere
Cable television available
Ceramic tile flooring
Eat-in kitchen
Wood floors
Separate dining room
Walk-in closet(s)
Metal roof
Rooms & Dimensions
Laundry room
Great Room
Courtesy of: Jeff Cook Real Estate LLC

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