Raina Solomon Rubin

Raina Solomon Rubin Sales Associate, Broker License, ABR

Make Your Next Move, Your Best Move!
(843) 991-1311
$5,500,000 Active - Contingent
Single Family Home
MLS #: 18005111

Description of 60 Montagu Street, Charleston, SC 29401

This price will move you.Welcome home to the Gaillard-Bennett House, Circa 1801. This home has been meticulously restored to it's original glory. Walk up the elegant stone double staircase where you are greeted by one of the most outstanding homes in Charleston.The main drawing room and dining room feature some of the finest examples of restoration of the decorative plasterer's art. The plaster restoration work on the cornices, fireplaces, over the mantels and ceiling medallions are the most exquisite in the city. While the house is impressive from the minute you walk in the extraordinary thing is how comfortable it is to live in.There are a total of 12 fireplaces in the Main House to enjoy a relaxing evening.The 1.25 acre property includes the expansive gardens, salt water gunite pool, and pool house, Main House 9345 sq feet, the kitchen house (4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths), the carriage house (2 bedrooms, 2 baths) which represents a total of 13,267 square feet. A tack house was reconstructed to house all of the mechanical of the property. The surrounding one acre garden is well planned to create a tranquil place of relaxation or entertainment. Designed by local landscape architect Sheila Wertimer, the gardens are based on period examples and the Pool House gives a modern feel. Designed by Glenn Keyes he was inspired in his design of the pool house by the front Portico of the Main House. The heated infinity pool, Gas BBQ Grill, pool house with a bathroom, washer dryer, many decks and outdoor lounging areas is perfect for your own outdoor oasis. Words can't describe this property, over an acre nothing like it. To enhance livability and comfort the owners added an energy efficient Geo Thermal HVAC system with 36 underground wells on the property. The condensers, electric connections, meters and overhead lines have all been hidden underground. If you are looking for your dream come true living in a meticulously restored 19th Century home in the Heart of Charleston, in a wonderful neighborhood on the Charleston Peninsula. Come see 60 Montagu today!

Property Features of 60 Montagu Street, Charleston, SC 29401

HOME STYLE
Carriage/Kitchen House,Traditional
TYPE
Single Family Detached
Year Built
1801
Subdivision
Harleston Village
Community
Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
Stories
3
Acres
1.25
Fireplaces
3
Features
Elementary school: Memminger
Middle school: Courtenay
High school: Burke
Gas log fireplace(s)
Fireplace in dining room
Fireplace in family room
Fireplace in kitchen
Fireplace in living room
Central air
Two car garage
Brick exterior
Wood exterior
Patio
Covered patio
Inground pool
Gazebo
Lot acreage is: 1.25
Corner lot
Lawn sprinkler
Level lot
Subdivision: Harleston Village
Wooded lot
Cable television available
Eat-in kitchen
Wood floors
Kitchen island
Separate dining room
Walk-in closet(s)
Elevator(s)
Metal roof
Slate roof
Basement
Crawlspace
Rooms & Dimensions
Family Room
Foyer
In-law quarters
Laundry room
Pantry
Workshop
Study/Office
Office
Utility room

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