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Landmark property built as a wedding gift! Circa 1855. Over one acre in SC. $499,000

January 22, 2019

Porch goals! Built in 1855 by Mayor William McKain for his daughter, Sara and her husband, James Villepigue. The home was in the same family for 100 years. This is a low country cottage style home. This is a landmark property in the city of Camden, South Carolina. Located on 1.35 acres. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 4,008 square feet. $499,000

From the Zillow listing:


This is a Designated Historic Property in The City of Camden. Built in 1855 by Mayor William McKain as a wedding gift for his daughter Sara and her husband, James I Villepigue. It is one of the premier properties in our community. The current owners have updated and maintained this property in pristine condition. The home was in the same family for over 100 Years. Their have been three other owners prior to the current owner. The home is built in the style of a low country cottage and has brick/masonry enclosure for the lower level and frame construction upstairs. Like many homes of this era, the kitchen started as a separate structure outside the home to minimize the fire danger. After being located down stairs for a period of time the kitchen was moved upstairs. The current kitchen and eating area have been integrated into the rest of the house by adding heart pine flooring and adding wood work over the eating area door and windows to the same design as the original woodwork. The kitchen has been updated with quartz counters and subway tile backsplash, new appliances, plenty of cabinet space for storage, recessed ceiling lighting and over-sink and under-cabinet counter lighting. This home is a must see.

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