The Thomas Bannister Seabrook House circa 1816 is in a prime Harleston Village location with no flooding in all most recent storms. The home features South-facing arched piazzas of the Neoclassical period and a pediment with a lunette roof window. Architectural details like the Queen Anne style window heads, bracketed Queen Anne style cornice and the three-story tower with a bell-shaped roof were likely added in the 1880s. An iron gate on Rutledge Avenue opens to the marble checkerboard walkway and staircase leading to the main level piazza and three towering palmettos grace the front garden.A truly elegant residence with grand rooms, the interior features soaring ceilings, numerous windows, elaborate molding and paneling details and eight gas fireplaces. A spacious living room offers windows on three sides and contains a reading nook and elaborate gas fireplace with a carved marble mantel and mirror. On the other side of the foyer, the formal dining room opens to the kitchen through impressive pocket doors. With a large center island, abundant cabinetry, Dacor gas cooktop, Dacor oven and convection oven, Kohler farmhouse sink and Bosch dishwasher, the gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream. A butler's pantry and powder room complete the first floor.
On the second floor, the expansive master suite includes a stunning bathroom space featuring an exposed brick wall, numerous built-ins, double vanity, a claw-foot tub and separate walk-in shower as well as a spacious dressing area. French doors open to the second level piazza for private relaxation. A guest suite on this level has its own full bath with a claw-foot tub. The third floor offers two additional bedrooms and two full baths. Showcasing beautiful historic detailing with modern updates and a highly functional floor plan, this significant residence is a rare find in Harleston Village. The unit includes 2 tandem parking spaces within the garage and an additional parking space in the private parking lot accessible by Bull Street. Enjoy the Charleston lifestyle with Colonial Lake, the Battery, and shopping and dining in historic Charleston just a few minutes away.
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