About 48 S Battery
Experience Historic Charleston luxury living at The James Macbeth House, c. 1846. This newly renovated brick and stucco Charleston single is one the grandest homes South of Broad. With soaring ceilings, gracious double piazzas and breathtaking Greek Revival architecture you will feel like you stepped back in time. Before you even enter, you are drawn in by the pristine curb appeal with newly designed gardens by well renowned Charleston Landscape architect, Sheila Wertimer. The foyer boasts a gorgeous mahogany staircase which draws you up into the main living space. Light floods in through the expansive floor to ceiling windows and doors and you're taken aback by the historic touches in the grand scale living and dining rooms. Original heart of pine floors, exquisite plaster moldingsand medallions and Italian marble fireplaces, all preserved and maintained in their original state. Open the 5 doors to the gracious piazza and enjoy water views and the breeze from the harbor, creating a seamless indoor/outdoor living space ideal for entertaining. Enjoy dining in the eat in kitchen and wet bar with high end appliances and finishes. Head upstairs to the spectacular redesigned owner retreat with massive custom closets, brand new double vanities, soaking tub, walk in shower, and fireplace.
There are 3 additional bedrooms, 3 additional bathrooms, additional fireplaces, 500+ bottle wine closet and a new custom 2nd floor designed laundry room. The ground level, designed for casual entertaining and family living, boasts a lovely cypress paneled family room, additional flex space, perfect for a pool table, a second laundry room and storage. With its own street access, this ground floor could easily be converted to its an apartment, perfect for a nanny, mother in law suite or rental income. Through the French doors on this level, you enter a new stone courtyard complete with an outdoor kitchen, lighting, and grilling station. This space is completed with a wonderful open covered piazza completing the landscaped, fenced, and walled yard for private entertaining in the heart of Downtown. Finally, there are 2 off street private parking spots and a brand new elevated masonry wall with steel panels for gates has been completed, to mitigate any potential flood issues . Designed by renowned local architect with emphasis on historic preservation.