131 Broad Street

Charleston, SC
$ 1,745,000 Beds 4 Baths 2.5 Sq 3,298
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This 19th century historic James Petigru Esq. Italianate house exudes traditional elegance, partnering with contemporary kitchen and baths. Petigru, was a prominent unionist and SC Attorney General. This home hallmarks a National Register of Historic Places plaque. As you enter this home, steeped rich in Charleston history, a handsomely carved Victorian staircase with turn of the century Asian accented wallpaper entrances the second floor. There are four bedrooms; the master, boasts an ornate mantled fireplace, and opensto the second Piazza and sitting room, which also has a fireplace. There is a custom dressing room, airy with a bank of windows and built in wardrobes, and down the hall is a recently designed upstairs laundry room with sink and storage. There are two recently renovated full marble and tile shower bathrooms up-stairs. A formal elegant living room with street frontage bay windows and dining room are adorned with period fireplaces. Both rooms peak lofting 11-foot ceilings with decorative crown molding....and host a Charleston treasure.... unique hand stenciled ceilings preserved by a National Trust grant. The den or office boast passage to a climate-controlled wine room. Nearly floor to ceiling double doors with lite windows atop, open to two piazza's for entertaining. A teak Charleston porch swing entices you to relax and read as the afternoon sun filters through the holly trees and camelias. The recently designed dining-in-kitchen complete with custom cabinetry, and Thermador appliances includes a chefs six burner range and double ovens. French doors beckon to a court yard designed by landscape architects, Wertimer and Associates. This one-of-a-kind home was recently painted inside and out. crowns custom window dressing throughout. Off the kitchen, is a third bathroom, and a second staircase that access the second floor and has built-in pantry space. Once through the iron gates; brick passage makes way for three off street parking and turn around. This South of Broad jewel stands adjacent to The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, a walk to the Four Corners of the Law, Colonial Lake, East Bay Street's restaurants, and King Streets shopping and antiquing. The Italianate architecture generally dates from 1840 to 1885 period. This 1880's vintage home reflects the identifiable low-pitched roof, large bracketing and paneling and rich paired doors with elaborate copper hood. The expense and craftsmanship lavished on the exteriors offer testament to the prosperity and optimism of this era.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 1,745,000
  • Lot Size
  • 6,534 SqFt
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Sqr Footage
  • 3,298
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 2
  • Year Built
  • 1880
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Charleston
  • County
  • Style
  • Charleston Single,Victorian
  • Area
  • Charleston Inside Crosstown
  • MLS#
  • 20032309
  • Zip
  • 29401
Listing Provided by: BHHS Carolina Sun Real Estate



Cooling Central
Elementary School Memminger
Garage Features Off-Street Parking
Green Features Energy Star Appliance, Energy Star Central Heat/Air, Tankless Water Heater
Heating Forced Air
High School Burke
Listing Area 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
Middle School Courtenay
New Owned Pre-Owned
Roof Metal
SF Detached Style Charleston Single, Victorian
Special Flood Insurance
Subdivision South of Broad
Type Single Family Detached

Interior Features

Fireplace Description Bedroom, Den, Dining Room, Living Room, Three +
Floors Ceramic Tile, Wood, Marble
Master Bedroom Ceiling Fan, Sitting Room, Upstairs
Misc. Interior Ceilings - 9'+, Window Treatments - All, Ceiling - Smooth, Walk-In Closets, Wine Cellar
Rooms Eat-In-Kitchen, Family, Formal Living, Foyer, Laundry, Separate Dining, Study
Stories 2 Stories
Total Bedrooms 4

Exterior Features

Acreage 0.15
Exterior Wood Siding
Foundation Crawl Space
Lot Description 0 - .5 Acre
Misc. Exterior Fence - Iron, Lawn Irrigation, Special Yard Lights, Storage/Outbuilding, Porch - Front Porch


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the MOUNT PLEASANT, SC office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Memminger Elementary School
Middle School Courtenay Middle School
High School Burke High School

Price History

12/3/2020 Listed $1,850,000
1/2/2021 6% - $1,745,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 29401

AVG $2.01M
AVG 452
Year Built
AVG 1892
AVG 77
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131 Broad Street Charleston, SC is a Single Family Home for sale at $1745000 with 3298 sqft and a lot size of 6,534 SqFt Acre(s). 131 Broad Street Charleston has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and was built in 1880. The property's zip code is 29401 which is in Charleston, SC

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