Historic House Listings

Wow! The details! Wyche-Derrick House, circa 1890 in SC. $69,000

October 23, 2018

Amazing how many original details are still in this house! The Wyche-Derrick house was built in 1890. Located on 1.3 acres in Prosperity, South Carolina. This was the birthplace of C. Granville Wyche. Apparently he was a very well known lawyer in South Carolina. The floors, walls, ceilings, trim and exterior siding (under the aluminum siding) is all heart pine. Even the windows are original to the house! Needs a lot of work though. No kitchen or bathroom. Listed on National Register of Historic Places. Four bedrooms and 3,700 square feet. $69,000

From the Zillow listing:


The Wyche-Derrick House (ca: 1890) is a glorious example of vernacular Queen Anne architecture and the birthplace of C Granville Wyche. It rests on over an acre and is sheltered by huge trees. Floors, walls, ceilings, ornate trim, exterior siding…all heart pine. The exterior siding is wrapped in aluminum which is surely one of the reasons it is so well preserved. This sturdy home has survived over 125 years! It is rare to find a home that has not been stripped of its original woodwork and windows, but she has waited patiently…waited…waited for the right person to come along and dress her up! Downstairs you will find double doors with sidelights and windows above. There are 3 bay windows,, oversized French doors, all original mantles, soaring ceilings, gorgeous original hardware, solid wood columns and…that staircase…oh my, that staircase! The upstairs has the same high ceilings and huge window heights. Many of the windows feature the original wavy glass! Prosperity is a charming small town located halfway between Charlotte, NC and Charleston, SC and minutes from Lake Murray and Columbia, SC. Google search the towns of Prosperity, Newberry and Chapin, SC to get a feel for just how special this region of the state is. The home is just 2 blocks from Prosperity’s Town Square, so restaurants are within walking distance. This National Register-eligible property is also eligible to be rezoned for any number of uses! SELLING AS-IS ONLY. No kitchen. No bath. No HVAC.

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