Historic House Listings

The McClure Mansion, Circa 1848. One acre in South Carolina. $199,000

April 4, 2021

Built for the first mayor of the town, JJ McClure. He was also a jeweler. The McClure house was built in 1848. The home is located on .95 acres in Chester, South Carolina. The house could definitely use some updating and undoing of past renovations. This home was also known as the Pinckney Inn and hosted many influential guests over the years. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,300 square feet. $199,000

Contact the property owner: 803-379-1809

From the Zillow listing:


Former Historic Inn with upstairs sitting area. Magnificent and well maintained mansion dating back to 1848. The McClure home in beautiful Chester, South Carolina. The first mayor JJ McClure was a jeweler and the initial resident. They witnessed the burning of Columbia South Carolina from the oak tree at the end of the Civil War. The historic property has been featured on the national historic registry. This incredible home has also been featured on the famous tour of homes. There is a new kitchen and dining room with soaring ceilings. 6 fireplaces throughout house and beautiful wood floors. In Historic district of the quaint city of Chester downtown. Almost one acre to add a grandparents cottage, pool house, guest home, or a large pool. There is a large wired shed just past the brick patio in the backyard off to the left. There are four bathrooms and four bedrooms with plenty of closet space and a dressing room or study upstairs with the primary wing. This is an outstanding estate from Historical records that are archived in the old English district. It’s just minutes within walking distance to the old English districts library, courthouse, restaurants, and shops. I have a painting of this gorgeous home framed that I will give to new owner. The first mayor of Chester’s home. The McClure home. This very unique home is being humbly offered for a fraction of what it is being offered. The famous and restored originally named The Pinckney Inn. It was formerly a bed and breakfast before I bought it years ago. It generated an income for the previous owners. It is on the national Historic society of South Carolina as the The McClure Mansion as it was built by the first mayor of ideally located Chester, South Carolina. Please feel free to call me if I can offer you a tour. I look favorably upon those that are prequalified with financing already thought of for their budget. I have a relative living in the primary bedroom on the main floor. Many pecan trees on the outer portition of the land that is large enough to build a pool house or guest house. I know some nice mortgage brokers that will get you the most competive rates. It is listed for a fantastic price. The heart pine floors have all been restored. Sold as is. If you know anyone you’ll get a 3% commission as a buyer’s agent. I hope we can work together in the future with this amazing property. Thank you. We look forward to meeting you and hopefully making your home dreams come to fruition. Thank You,


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