Historic House Listings

The Simmonds House, Circa 1856. On 3 acres in Abbeville, South Carolina. $325,000

July 30, 2020

The bricks for this house were made locally and the lumber was brought up the Savannah River. The Simmonds House was built in 1856. It is located on three acres in Abbeville, South Carolina. There are heart pine floors and original trim in the house. The property has fruit trees and a private garden. Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,554 square feet. $345,000 New price: $325,000

Contact Cynthia Jefferies with BHHS Cambridge Realty: 864-942-2850

From the Zillow listing:


GRACIOUS IS THE ONLY WORD TO DESCRIBE THIS SPECIAL HOME BUILT IN 1856. The Simmonds family from Charleston and Newberry built his home on a high spot in the Abbeville Area. The word is the lumber was brought up the Savannah River and the bricks were made locally. The tower allows for a spectacular view. You will enter the house thru double doors and al once see the elegant original staircase leading to the second level. The dining room is 17 x16 with 14 ft ceilings, heart pine floors plus fireplace. Enter the 15 x15 living/parlor room thru double doors. The 19 x 16 Den features a very special fireplace mantle. The 13 x11 office adjoins the Den so working at Home will be very convient. A plus for this 3 ACRE property is the 24 x 30 workshop/double car garage. Now move up the elegant staircase to the next level with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. The Master Bedroom is 14 x 20 with an adjoining master bath. Slow down and admire the mantle that we are told came from Virginia. The 2nd bedroom has its own private bath. The 17 x 14 3rd bedroom is located next to the main hall bath. SO all 3 bedrooms have easy access to Baths. Be sure and look out of all of the windows. Views of the property are everywhere. Extra features are Fruit trees, a side private garden, carport for your boat and several extra storage buildings. Abbeville County is a special quiet home town near Lake Russell and Lake Thurmond.


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