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Don't miss the opportunity to own this three bedroom, three-and-a-half bath condo In the historic and restored Daniel Fairchild House, built in 1842. The owners have just completed a beautiful renovation of the courtyard garden. The spacious three-story residence features 12-foot ceilings, original moldings and medallions, stunning wide-plank antique heart pine floors, a sweeping grand staircase, original exposed brick, an abundance of oversized paned windows and three gas log fireplaces. The dine-in kitchen has custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite counters and a warm dining area with modern lighting. The living room is anchored by a sparkling crystal chandelier and gas log fireplace. Up the sweeping staircase to the second floor, the master suite has a new custom built wardrobe to go with the beautifully updated bathroom with dual vanities and walk-in shower. Across the hall, the guest suite is warm and cozy with a fireplace, en-suite bathroom and custom designed walk-in dressing room & clothes closet. The spacious third floor makes for a wonderful bedroom, office, or bonus room. You will love having off-street parking, allowing you to enter through the private patio garden and up to the second-floor piazza (an elevator shaft is available). On this amazing porch you will enjoy privacy, lovely breezes, and the sound of the bubbling fountain below. Other amenities include a security system, two off-street parking spaces, beautifully landscaped garden with gas lanterns and fountain, in-ground mosquito system, and grilling area. Take a stroll to Colonial Lake - just a half block away -meander over to The City Marina for refreshments or to admire the city's yacht community. The home is easy walking distance to your favorite coffee bar, cafes and shops of downtown, and the historic Charleston Battery.
Daniel Fairchild was a well-known brick and lumber merchant who built 79 Ashley Avenue as his personal home with great care and detail. The walls are double-brick (approx. 6") thick and the original earthquake bolts remain in place. The Charleston lifestyle and its historic charm await you at 79B Ashley Avenue.