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71 Anson Street, Charleston, SC 29401


  • For Sale
  • Active
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Full Baths
  • 2 Partial Baths
  • 6,919 Sq. Ft.
  • 0.36 Acres
  • 2 Car Garage
71 Anson Street, Charleston, SC 29401View this property at 71 Anson Street, Charleston, SC 29401
71 Anson StreetCharlestonSC29401

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Exceptionally rare, historically significant, impeccably maintained, the Thomas Doughty estate is situated on over .3 acres in the heart of Charleston's most desirable downtown area- Ansonborough. Painstakingly restored in 1994 by the current owners, this Carolopolis winning estate is designated as "valuable" to the city's architectural heritage. With spacious formal living room, dining room, and library boasting ornate Adamesque mantles and original woodworking as well as graciously sized bedrooms and bathrooms, this exceptional brick home is a once in a generation opportunity. The ground level mother in law suite offers formal living room, galley kitchen and full master bedroom with large closets - a perfect space for a staff member or
guests. Set back from the street is a mostexceptional private garden with large saline pool, porch and terrace, and traditional garden rooms and patios with magnificent landscaping including an impressive row of Italian Cypress trees. A separate Carriage House is accessed through the slate patio and walkway and is the perfect retreat for long term guests. The carriage house offers two bedrooms, each with a private bath, as well as a spacious dining room, living room and kitchen each with fireplaces. The Belgian block driveway opens onto a 6 car parking court with a full two car garage and handsome pergola for additional parking and storage. This award winning historic home has everything you could possibly need in the heart of downtown, only steps from the newly renovated Gaillard center and all the best of Charleston's lively cultural scene.

Full Property Detailsfor 71 Anson Street


  • Price: $5,500,000
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 16003912
  • Updated: 4/27/2017
  • Added: 802 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 71 Anson Street, Charleston, SC
  • Listed at $5,500,000 on 2/15/16


  • Rooms/Areas: Eat-In-Kitchen, Formal Living, Separate Dining
  • Interior Features: Ceilings - 9'+
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplace(s): Bedroom, Dining Room, Living Room, Three +
  • Flooring: Ceramic Tile, Wood



  • Total Bathrooms: 7
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Half Bathrooms: 2


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Master Bedroom: Upstairs

Additional Information

  • Amenities: Cable TV Available


  • Exterior Features: Porch - Full Front, Pool - In Ground


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


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

School Information

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

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Central
  • Heating Type: Forced Air


  • Water/Sewer: Public Sewer, Public Water

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Traditional
  • Construction Status: Pre-Owned
  • Exterior Const.: Brick - Solid
  • Roof: Metal, Slate
  • Stories Description: 3 Stories
  • Square Feet: 6,919
  • Year Built: 1806

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.36

Disclosures and Reports

  • Special Conditions: Flood Insurance

Listed by Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty

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Schoolsserving 71 Anson Street

School District:Charleston 01 School District
School Name
Memminger School Of Global Studies: A University Partnership School
20 Beaufain Street, Charleston, SC 29401
0.4 mi
Burke High School
244 President Street, Charleston, SC 29403
1.4 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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Listed by Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty

71 Anson Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (MLS# 16003912) is a Single Family property with 5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and 2 partial bathrooms. 71 Anson Street is currently listed for $5,500,000 and was received on February 15, 2016. Want to learn more about 71 Anson 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.