Historic House Listings

The Pine House, Circa 1757. On 8 acres in South Carolina. George Washington visited this property. $690,000

December 8, 2020

George Washington visited this property on his tour of the south in 1791. The original home was built in 1757. It burned down in 1866 and was rebuilt in 1868. The home has expansive porches. There are hardwood floors, tall ceilings, crystal chandeliers, stained glass and crown molding. The home has two HVAC systems installed in 2016. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 4,510 square feet. $690,000

Contact Judy Pendarvis with Weichert Realtors: 803-618-4809

From the Zillow listing:


The Pine House, established in 1757, is one of the oldest continuously occupied house sites in western South Carolina. President George Washington visited during his tour of the south in 1791. The house was owned by several prominent planters in the antebellum period. Benjamin W. Bettis purchased the home in 1858. It burned in 1866 and was rebuilt in 1868 – as it stands today. The stunning Greek Revival home has been in one of two families for more than a century and a half. Featuring wide, central halls up and downstairs, the house is a “four over four” layout typical of the time period. It has heart pine floors and original plaster/lathe walls. Interesting architectural features include beautiful mantle pieces, red Venetician sidelights, crown molding, chandeliers, and brick porches. The home has five large bedrooms and a kitchen renovation completed in 2013. The Pine House has two new (2016) five ton, split system HVAC units and all new, modern ductwork. There is a new tankless hot


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