Historic House Listings

Love the blue exterior! “Bessarae”, Circa 1850’s. On two acres in South Carolina. $321,000

August 30, 2019

Love the blue exterior! “Bessarae” was built in the 1850’s and was named after the lady that owned for 80 years, Miss Bess. In 1894 the home was renovated into the Victorian that it is today. It is located on 1.95 acres in Taylors, South Carolina. There are bead board ceilings, hardwood floors, intricate moldings and tall ceilings. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,259 square feet. $321,000

From the Zillow listing:


History meets modern living in this incredible Taylors estate! The “Bessarae” as it’s known to locals, named for the owner of almost 80 years, Miss Bess, was originally built in the 1850s before being remodeled to the Victorian style in 1894. It also spent time as a bed and breakfast before returning to a private residence. Situated on an almost two-acre lot, the Bessarae is the epitome of Southern charm. From it’s large front lawn to the spacious covered front porch complete with haute blue ceilings, and relaxing porch swing, to the sunny back deck and privacy of the wooded backyard, you’ll feel time slow down as you enjoy your very own oasis from daily life. Upon entering the beautiful home, you’ll instantly notice the charm of original features such as high, beadboard ceilings, hardwood floors, and intricate wooden trim. The main floor lends itself to entertaining between a spacious formal living room, bright formal dining room, relaxing library, great room with access to the back deck, and kitchen with double ovens and tons of storage and prep space. Two huge master bedrooms adorn the second floor each with high ceilings, cozy fireplaces, and clawfoot tubs in the bathrooms. The warmth of this charming southern home is calling you home.


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