This Stunning Charleston Home Has the Porch of Our Dreams—And It’s For Sale
At 9 Limehouse Street in Charleston, South Carolina, you'll find this beautiful 5-bedroom, 4.5 bath property that's on the market for $5.2 million. The main home is just under 5,000 square-feet, with an additonal 900 square-feet in a private guest cottage. Since it was built in 1856 by the original owner, William Pinckney Shingler, the home has been meticulously cared for and the original features and charm of the home have been preserved.
Location, Location, Location
Located in the South of Broad neighborhood, this historic home is just a couple blocks from the waterfront and just a few streets away from the center of the city.
The main entrance of the home sits just off the sidewalk that runs throughout the neighborhood. A beautiful staircase and wrought-iron handrail leads guests to the front door.
Perfect Porch Sitting
Double porches run the entire length of the front of the home. The lower porch invites you to sit and stay awhile and the upper screened-in porch can be accessed from the bedrooms.
Formal Living Space
Just off the front door, two parlors offer plenty of formal living space, each with their own fireplace and chandelier. Pocket doors allow the space to become separate, if desired.
Historic features can be seen throughout the home. Here, in the dining room, you can see intricate custom crown molding, hardwood floors, one of the six fireplaces, and a beautiful chandelier.
Plenty of Bedrooms
The home features 5 bedrooms, some of which have their own fireplace and access to the upper porch.
In addition to the main house, the property also includes a 900 square-foot cottage that is great for guests or rental income.