Historic House Listings

Porch Goals! Beautiful house! Circa 1885 in South Carolina. $395,000

April 21, 2024

Porch goals! This is a pretty house! This is a former parsonage for the Baptist clergy. The Old Parsonage was built in 1885. It is located on .43 acre in Walterboro, South Carolina. The house features a large wrap around front porch, hardwood floors, tall ceilings, crown moulding, wide baseboards, wainscoting, french doors and a cute kitchen. The home was awarded the Sir John Colleton Award for Architectural Preservation. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,700 square feet. $395,000

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From the Zillow listing:


Step back in time with this remarkable property built in 1885. The Old Parsonage is not just a house; it’s a living testament to the rich heritage of Historic Walterboro District, and proudly graces the National Register of Historic Places and has been awarded the Sir John Colleton Award for Architectural Preservation. For decades The Old Parsonage served as a cherished home for the Baptist clergy from the mid 1880s until the 1960s. As the Baptist congregation eventually relocated to Memorial Avenue, the house continued as a private residence. The stunning Victorian wrap-around porch is an inviting outdoor space with decorative brackets, balusters, and turned posts. Beyond the white picket fence there is a side flower garden and arbor leading to the backyard, offering a good deal ofof privacy. As you enter the house, there is a central breezeway in the heart of the home that connects rooms seamlessly. The original and varied bead-board ceilings throughout the home create an airy and spacious feel throughout the 2700 square feet of living space. There is a formal Living Room, Dining Room, with Three Bedrooms (Two En-Suite), and a Utility Room. Also, the home has a Den/Multi-Purpose Room leading back to a Sunroom. The three bathrooms offer modern comfort and access to each bedroom. There are beautiful heart pine floors throughout and many of the windows are true to origins. The large backyard is completely fenced, with privacy fencing to the left side, and with a grand old oak. There is a large, raised deck and a side ramp offering a great entertainments area, and double doors leading into the house. The Old Parsonage is within casual walking distance to shops, cafes, and historic landmarks The current owners have poured their heart into preserving this treasure. They’ve maintained the authenticity while adding modern conveniences ensuring a harmonious blend of past and present. Schedule your private tour today!


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