Historic House Listings

Dr. Johny was born in the pink room. Circa 1918. One acre in SC. $235,000

July 18, 2019

This home was originally part of the Hiott 100 acre farm. Not sure who Dr. Johny is, but they were born in the pink room and it still remains pink. This home was built in 1918. It is located on .95 acres in Walterboro, South Carolina. At some point in its history the home became a states girls home. The state threatened to tear the home down and it was then moved to its present location and restored. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,484 square feet. $235,000

From the Zillow listing:


Own a piece of Walterboro’s HIstory with this 1800’s home. Once upon a time, it sat on the Hiott’s 100 acre farm. Dr. Johny was born in the ‘pink’ room, so that room remains pink today. The farm was divided into 12 parcels and the old home became a state girls home with bathrooms added. When the state threatened to tear down the home, it was lovingly moved two lots down and added on to the present kitchen. The old home was given a new foundation and new plumbing.

It boasts large front porch, soaring 10 foot ceilings, antique heart pine floors, bead board walls, tongue and groove ceilings and detailed moldings. The wide center hall introduces the parlor, the study, the master suite, and the dining room with fireplace mantels in every room. The beautiful over-sized eat in kitchen has many cabinets, new appliances, new counter-tops, new lighting and a large center island to spoil any chef. Off the kitchen, which is older than the house, is a laundry room, half bath and big screened in porch for more entertaining, for your first cup of coffee, or for listening to the birds!

Up the wide, firm staircase, is a loft area with four large bedrooms and another full bathroom. And yes, that is where you will find the “pink” room in honor of Dr. Johny. Located near the new Belk’s shopping center, nestled among crepe myrtles, oaks, magnolias and more, is your dream home on almost an acre of quiet beauty. Hurry and schedule a showing today. A $1,250 Lender Credit is available and will be applied towards the buyer’s closing costs and pre-paids if the buyer chooses to use the seller’s preferred lender. This credit is in addition to any negotiated seller concessions.

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