117 Broad Street

Charleston, South Carolina 29401

Status: Active MLS#: 21031647

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117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Description

There are very few places in the United States where someone can lay claim to living in the home of a ''Founding Father.'' Edward Rutledge, signer to the Declaration of Independence, lived in this magnificent Georgian-style mansion from 1763 until his death in 1800. Rutledge also served as South Carolina's 10th Governor. Now known as The Governor's House, this home was first built in 1760 by James Laurens, brother to the President of the Second Continental Congress, Henry Laurens. His son John Laurens served as aide-de-camp to President George Washington and was a close friend to Alexander Hamilton. Sitting on nearly 1/2 acre just outside the original walled city, on the site of the former Charleston Orange Garden, the house has been altered and added onto since construction.

Go See It Start Offer

8,285Square Feet 10Bedrooms
10Bathrooms 1Half Baths
$5,500,000
Neighborhood: South of Broad
Type: Single Family Detached
Acreage: 0.26
Year Built: 1760
County: Charleston
Area: 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
Elem. School: Memminger
Middle School: Simmons Pinckney
High School: Burke
Days Listed: 56

Exterior Features

ExteriorWood Siding
FoundationCrawl Space
Garage/ParkingAttached, Off-Street Parking, Other (Use Remarks)
Misc ExteriorFence - Iron, Fence - Private, Patio, Porch - Wrap-Around
SF Detached StyleTraditional

Interior Features

CoolingCentral
FloorsWood
HeatElectric, Forced Air
Misc InteriorCeiling - Beamed, Ceiling - Smooth, Ceilings - 9'+, Garden Tub/Shower, Walk-In Closets
RoomsFormal Living, Foyer, Separate Dining, Study
Stories/LevelsMulti-Story

Property Features

FP Desc/LocationBedroom, Dining Room, Gas Logs, Living Room, Three +, Wood Burning
Lot DescriptionCorner
New OwnedPre-Owned
Water/SewerPublic Sewer, Public Water

Listing courtesy of Handsome Properties, Inc.

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