In one of the prettiest cities, on one of the City's grandest streets, on one of the largest lots South of Broad sits the Reverend Paul Trapier Gervais House. Just steps from the Battery, this c.1835 Charleston Single represents a timeless collaboration between the past and present. Classic and chic best describe this meticulously restored family home, blending classical architecture with a modern day twist for comfort and luxurious living in the 21st century. One enters the property through the privacy door onto one of 2 grand piazzas overlooking the expansive garden. Once inside the home you will be drawn into the light filled rooms with soaring ceilings, museum quality wood finishes and grand proportions. Other notable features in the main house include an updated kitchen,
with 2 sinks, 2 dishwashers, double refrigerator/ freezer, built in coffee maker and a double Wolf oven. There are 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, a sun drenched family room, den with brick walls and exposed beams, paneled office, velvet walled library, elevator, secret wine cellar and a coveted mud room complete with lockers, 2 full size washer/dryers and a pet shower!
The detached 3 car garage and guest house provides flexibility for use as a gym, pool house and/ or a mother-in-law suite.
Beyond its architectural and historical significance, is the expansive .68 acre park like setting with spectacular gardens, pool, hot tub, and gazebo.
This garden is the perfect place to entertain both family and friends. Whether sipping wine by the pool, hosting a garden party or football game with family and friends, you will enjoy your private urban oasis.
This property is on high ground and has had no water anywhere on the property in storms of recent years.
Property Type: Single Family Home
Sub Type: Single Family Detached
Listing Status: Active
County/Area: Charleston County
Zip Code: 29401
Year Built: 1835
Subdivision/Neighborhood: South Of Broad
Elementary School: Memminger
Middle School: Courtenay
High School: Burke
Sq.Ft.: 7,800 sq ft
Style: Charleston Single
Full Baths: 4
Half Baths: 2
Garage: 3 Car Garage
Fireplace: Dining Room, Gas Connection, Living Room, Other (Use Remarks), Three +
Lot Size: 0.68 acres
Pool or Spa: Yes, See Misc Exterior
Area: 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
Amenities: Cable TV Available, Elevators, Hot Tubs, Trash Pickup
Garage/Parking: Detached, Off-Street Parking, 3 Car Garage
Heat: Forced Air
Lot Description: .5 - 1 Acre
Master Bedroom: Upstairs, Walk-In Closets
Misc Exterior: Gazebo, Gutters, Lawn Irrigation, Fence - Private, Pool - In Ground, Special Yard Lights, Porch - Front Porch
Renee How can I thank you enough for the wonderful job you did for me in selling my home. You were highly recommended to me by a mutual professional acquaintance in Charleston. The job you did for me exceeded all my expectations. Your professional expertise was obvious every step of the way. Your knowledge of the Charleston real estate quickly earned my full confidence and respect and my faith in your never waivered throughout the entire process. “Poole” William A. Davis DMD
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