A Carefully Renovated Victorian in Charleston, South Carolina, Lists for $4.2M

The well-preserved 6,996-square-foot residence has historic details, including stained glass and multiple fireplaces, as well as a fenced-in yard with a saltwater pool.
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Location: 73 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina

Price: $4,200,000

Year Built: 1854

Footprint: 6,996 square feet (seven bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths)

From the agent: "One of Charleston's most stately homes, the Whilden-Hirsch House is an icon in the heart of Harleston Village. An eight-month renovation has just been completed and a revamped interior now elegantly combines the historic significance of the home with modern comforts and designer aesthetics."

This Victorian-era residence is located in the tree-lined Harleston Village neighborhood of Charleston, South Carolina. "Its exterior features masonry construction, a mansard roof, two gracious piazzas, and a curved wrought-iron staircase at the entry," says the listing agent.

"Beyond the leaded-glass entry door is a stunning grand foyer," says the listing agent. "The residence boasts 13-foot ceilings on all three floors, newly refinished original hardwood floors, historic stained glass windows, multiple fireplaces, and restored original decorative hardware." 

"The chef’s kitchen has butcher block countertops, Viking and Sub-zero appliances, and a large walk-in pantry," says the listing agent.

"The sunlit formal living room features an inviting bay window with custom banquette seating," says the listing agent. "The living room and dining room have triple-hung windows that open onto the large piazza and overlook the pool." 

An ornate chandelier hangs above the billiard table in the recreation room on the first floor. 

The first level includes a cozy den with a brick fireplace and wall. 

On the second floor, the primary bedroom includes a huge custom closet and primary bath.

There are three additional bedrooms and a laundry room on the second level. The third floor includes three bedrooms, an office, and two full baths.

"The fenced garden includes a heated saltwater pool and separate pool house with an outdoor fireplace," says the listing agent.

Intricate original details extend from the facade and entryway throughout the interior of the 19th-century home.

"The property is one block north of Colonial Lake, and King Street's shops and restaurants are a short walk away," says the listing agent.

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