Historic House Listings

House transformation! Those before pictures! Circa 1890. Four acres in SC. $649,000

May 16, 2020

That’s quite a transformation! Love all of the unpainted woodwork inside! This home was built in 1890. It is located on 4.10 acres in Matthews, South Carolina. The home has Calhoun County Cypress hardwood floors, ceilings, and walls. The home has updated electric, plumbing, HVAC and a new roof. There are seven working fireplaces. The property has a detached garage with a guest apartment. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,290 square feet. $649,000

Contact Jason Falls with Resource Realty Group: 803-513-4046

From the Zillow listing:


Go back in time and live a slower simpler life rocking on one of many porches in this exquisite antebellum home. “The Huff House” circa 1890s sits amongst a beautiful 4.10 acres of oaks and pecan trees in St. Matthews is a manifestation of Southern architecture. This home has gone through restoration in all of the right ways. The originality and history of this home are preserved in fascinating detail right down to the original Calhoun County Cypress hardwood floors, ceilings, and interior woodwork. Brand new electrical, plumbing, spray foam insulation, HVAC, metal roofing, hardiplank exterior and windows convert this house into a present-day living space, and other renovations and updates such as kitchen and bathroom blend well with its historical details. With its 4 very large bedrooms and 2 and a half baths it is ideal for a family home or entertaining your guests for a weekend getaway. Seven working fireplaces in this home will make the wintertime pleasant while porches on each side of the home will always deliver a summer breeze. Included on the property is an additional 30×50 garage/workshop with 600 square foot apartment, and another 32×20 storage shed for all of your projects and gardening tools. The location of this property not only provides you with small town living, it is only a few miles from the mouth of Lake Marion and several award winning golf courses. The owner has pictures of the complete restoration from start to finish. It’s a must-see property!


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