Historic House Listings

The Pearl of Monticello, Circa 1840. On 18 waterfront acres in South Carolina. $749,000

January 22, 2020

What a beautiful home! The Pearl of Monticello is also known as the Davis-Robinson Plantation. It was built in 1840. The home is located on 18.22 acres in Jenkinsville, South Carolina. This property is waterfront on Lake Monticello. This home has double porches, eight fireplaces, hardwood floors, and I love that bathroom with the claw foot tub. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 5,043 square feet. $795,000 New price: $749,000

From the Zillow listing:


The Pearl of Monticello! Also known as the Davis-Robinson Plantation. A classic Antebellum-style architectural beauty sitting on over 400 ft of Lake Monticello! This beautiful home is a historic 1800’s home-site designed by Robert Mills with over 18 acres surrounding the home! Expansive main floor front porch looking out over massive magnolia and pecan/oak trees. Huge balcony on second floor as well. Current owners appear to be just the third family to occupy/own this special home. MANY modern updates, while still maintaining the original beauty and charm of the history of the home. Ladies parlor room serves as a beautiful sitting room and what was once the gentleman’s parlor is now the home’s living room. There are 8 fireplaces throughout the home. There are wide, livable center halls up and downstairs, an enormous formal dining room, large upgraded kitchen with modern appliances, double over, prep sink and granite counter tops. Beautiful staircase with landing, paneled doors, pine floors. The bathroom upstairs is a must see! True claw-foot tub, huge separate shower and working fireplace in the bathroom! Expansive rolling pastures and mature hardwoods on the property. Property has dock approval for 2 docks. See historical info, plat and list of improvements attached to listing. All with an amazing sunset view over Lake Monticello from the beautiful back yard.


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