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32 Legare Street, Charleston, SC 29401

$17,500,000

  • For Sale
  • Active
  • Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 13 Full Baths
  • 3 Partial Baths
  • 17,142 Sq. Ft.
  • 0.87 Acres
  • 2 Car Garage
32 Legare Street, Charleston, SC 29401View this property at 32 Legare Street, Charleston, SC 29401
32 Legare StreetCharlestonSC29401

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Legare Street's oldest residence known locally as "The Sword Gate," was built in 1803. This Federal style residence is privately nestled behind its famous front gates which were originally commissioned for the City's Guard House but rejected because the proposed price was too steep. Sword Gate was originally constructed by Solomon Legare, the man for whom Legare Street is named, this elegant estate of over 17,000 square feet includes 9 bedrooms, 13 full and 3 half baths and is one of the most impressive and historically significant homes on Peninsular Charleston. Adamesque wood work, plaster work and composition work enhance many of the most formal spaces including the grand ballroom and dining room. The property is entirely secured by
stately old brick walls and commanding gates of iron.The estate of approximately .87 acres also includes a lovely carriage house, a separate staff wing which includes maids and butlers room, a conservatory, and a large garage. The gardens are positioned surrounding the home providing a peaceful escape yet still protecting the privacy of of the residents. Enjoy the croquet lawn, a calming reflecting pool leading to the conservatory, private outdoor dining and seating vignettes under grand old trees providing refuge from the world outside and the Carolina sun. The provenance of one of Charleston's most coveted residences includes a tannery, an elite private girls school, a museum and an Inn. The estate also boasts a famous owner, Abraham Lincoln's granddaughter. The finest team of craftsmen, contractors, landscape architects, and an internationally known designer brought this fine residence back to its original grandeur over a span of several years blending the best of old historic architecture and state of the art technology. A Chilled Water HVAC System heats and cools the residence.

Full Property Detailsfor 32 Legare Street

General

  • Price: $17,500,000
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 16027451
  • Updated: 12/13/2017
  • Added: 548 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 32 Legare Street, Charleston, SC
  • Reduced to $17,500,000 on 12/13/17
  • Reduced to $19,500,000 on 12/7/17
  • Listed at $19,500,000 on 10/19/16

Interior

  • Rooms/Areas: Eat-In-Kitchen, Family, Formal Living, Foyer, Game, Great, Laundry, Office, Pantry, Other (Use Remarks), Separate Dining, Study, Utility
  • Interior Features: Ceilings - 9'+, Ceiling - Cathedral/Vaulted, Kitchen Island, Ceiling - Smooth, Window Treatments - Some, Other (Use Remarks), Walk-In Closets, Wet Bar
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplace(s): Bathroom, Bedroom, Den, Dining Room, Family Room, Gas Connection, Great Room, Kitchen, Living Room, Three +, Wood Burning
  • Flooring: Wood, Marble, Stone

Rooms

Bathrooms

  • Total Bathrooms: 16
  • Full Bathrooms: 13
  • Half Bathrooms: 3

Bedrooms

  • Total Bedrooms: 9
  • Master Bedroom: Multiple Closets, Walk-In Closets

Additional Information

  • Amenities: Cable TV Available

Exterior

  • Exterior Features: Fence - Brick, Patio - Covered, Porch - Full Front, Gutters, Fence - Iron, Lawn Irrigation, Patio, Fence - Private, Special Yard Lights, Storage/Outbuilding, Workshop, Porch - Wrap-Around, Porch - Front Porch

Parking

  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Parking: 2 Car Garage

Location

  • Area: 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
  • County: Charleston
  • Subdivision: South of Broad

School Information

  • Elementary School: Memminger
  • Middle School: Courtenay
  • High School: Burke

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Other (Use Remarks)
  • Heating Type: Other (Use Remarks)

Utilities

  • Water/Sewer: Public Sewer, Public Water

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Charleston Single
  • Construction Status: Pre-Owned
  • Exterior Const.: Stucco, Wood Siding
  • Foundation: Basement
  • Roof: Slate
  • Square Feet: 17,142
  • Year Built: 1803

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.87
  • Lot Size: .87
  • Lot Description: .5 - 1 Acre

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Schools

Schoolsserving 32 Legare Street

School District:Charleston 01 School District
School Name
Grades
Distance
Memminger School Of Global Studies: A University Partnership School
20 Beaufain Street, Charleston, SC 29401
PK-6
0.5 mi
Burke High School
244 President Street, Charleston, SC 29403
7-12
1.8 mi
Disclaimer: School data provided by Pitney Bowes. School attendance boundaries are for reference only. Contact the school directly to verify enrollment eligibility.

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32 Legare Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (MLS# 16027451) is a Single Family property with 9 bedrooms, 13 full bathrooms and 3 partial bathrooms. 32 Legare Street is currently listed for $17,500,000 and was received on October 19, 2016. Want to learn more about 32 Legare Street? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Charleston? You can browse all Charleston real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.