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12 Franklin Street Charleston, SC
$ 1,995,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#19014289
  • TypeContingent
  • CityCharleston
  • AreaCharleston Inside Crosstown
  • NeighborhoodHarleston Village
  • Zip29401
  • StyleCarriage/Kitchen House,Charleston Single
  • Price$ 1,995,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage3292
  • Lot Size5,663 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Maison Real Estate
Property Description

12 Franklin Street is an impressive and historic 1850's residence located within easy walking distance of nearly everything on the peninsula. This landmark Italianate-style building is a standout. The home has been beautifully and sensitively restored and updated by the current resident over the last 3 years. The main house has 3 bedrooms, each with a full updated bath ensuite; there is a half bath on the main level. Every room was carefully and sympathetically restored to retain and highlight the home's historical features while receiving updates to every mechanical system to modern standards. Features include impressively high ceilings, original moldings, remarkable stained glass windows and spacious piazzas. The kitchen includes a Subzero refrigerator, La Cornufe range with custom hood,Subzero wine refrigerator, KitchenAid beverage center and Asko dishwasher. Custom cabinets provide for generous storage capacity. Other features include a Rinnai water heater, Sonos sound and alarm system. 12 Franklin sits on a large lot, includes off street parking for 2 cars and a large private newly landscaped garden with bluestone and brick hardscape. Spacious double piazzas with access from every room extends the living space. The property includes a charming standalone carriage house designed by architect Glenn Keyes. This additional living/working space includes a half bath, HVAC system, TV, sound system, copper roof, pergola, secret garden and considerable storage space. 12 Franklin has been recognized as a significant historic home. As noted by the Historic Charleston Foundation, "12 Franklin is an excellent example of a masonry Charleston town house of the mid-nineteenth century. It retains integrity of location, design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling association, and contributes to the significance of the Charleston Historic District. Described as "High style regional architecture", fine 'Charleston style' - well designed and proportioned, good detail, spirited, dignified, frequently innovative, rare, and always attractive and interesting.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Memminger Elementary School Simmons Pinckney Middle School Burke High School
Price History
5/16/2019 Listed $2,195,000
7/4/2019 5% - $2,095,000
9/17/2019 5% - $1,995,000

General Features

Amenities Cable TV Available, Trash Pickup
Auction No
Garage Features Off-Street Parking
Green Features Tankless Water Heater
Lease Purchase No
Listing Area 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
New Owned Pre-Owned
SF Detached Style Carriage/Kitchen House, Charleston Single
Special Flood Insurance
Subdivision Harleston Village

Interior Features

Cooling Central
Fireplace Description Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen, Living Room, Three +
Floors Ceramic Tile, Wood, Marble, Stone
Ground Level Yes
Heating Electric, Gas
Master Bedroom Garden Tub/Shower, Multiple Closets, Outside Access, Upstairs, Walk-In Closets
Misc. Interior Ceilings - 9'+, Garden Tub/Shower, Kitchen Island, Ceiling - Smooth, Window Treatments - Some, Walk-In Closets, Wet Bar
Rooms Eat-In-Kitchen, Family, Formal Living, Foyer, Laundry, Office, Separate Dining
Stories 2 Stories
Total Bedrooms 3

Exterior Features

Acreage 0.13
Exterior Brick - Solid, Stucco
Foundation Crawl Space
Lot Description Level
Misc. Exterior Patio - Covered, Gutters, Fence - Iron, Lawn Irrigation, Fence - Private, Storage/Outbuilding
Roof Copper, Metal, Slate


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 29401

AVG $1.54M
AVG 266
Year Built
AVG 1878
AVG 83
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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