Beautifully updated and immaculately maintained, 9 Council Street is a standout among comparably priced and located South of Broad homes. With enviable curb-appeal, off-street parking (stack 2+ cars), and private back patio/courtyard, this light-filled, three bedroom/two-and-a-half bath home is as livable as it is elegant, making it a great choice for either the primary or secondary home buyer.Built in 1905, 9 Council Street is a classic double-parlor home with Craftsman features, a style typical of the westernmost areas of downtown Charleston. This vernacular style is well-loved by generations of Charlestonians, as it lends itself to everyday living and to entertaining with equal ease. The semi-open floor plan strikes the perfect balance between maintaining historic integrity and offering modern livability. You will be charmed by the original woodwork and built-in features throughout the home (don't miss the built-in mail chute!). This home underwent a major renovation in the 2000's and the current owners have continued the tradition of updating and maintenance during their ownership. In recent years, completing a number of significant improvements, making this home truly move-in ready (new HVAC/ductwork, new water heater, exterior repainting, enhanced landscaping and new garden lighting, and much more). Throughout 9 Council Street, you'll find unexpected and beautifully executed details. Tour this home, and you'll appreciate the reclaimed antique heart pine flooring, high quality door hardware, and gleaming bath/kitchen fixtures. On the second story, the master suite, located on the rear side of the home, is a private and quiet retreat with a walk-in closet and a bright, large bathroom, complete with a claw foot tub, large stand-up shower, a large vanity and excellent storage. The two additional secondary bedrooms and the shared hall bath offer gracious accommodations for family members and/or guests. Back downstairs, a brick-floored wet bar area leads to an inviting family room/den, which features built in shelving and overlooks the bluestone patio and lush landscaping. Out back, you'll also find a charming storage shed, perfect for storing bicycles or yard tools, or ready to be utilized as a private artist studio or playhouse. Located on a quiet and friendly street in Charleston's exclusive South of Broad neighborhood, 9 Council Street is just a short walk from King Street shopping and restaurants, the Battery, Colonial Lake, Moultrie Playground and tennis courts, the Horse Lot dog park, and any number of other iconic Charleston locations.
Listing courtesy of William Means Real Estate, Llc.