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Circa 1815 - The Joseph Yates House. This fine masonry Charleston Single home was constructed by local merchant Yates. After purchasing the property in 1810, Yates replaced a two-story frame house owned by Colonel Elias Vanderhorst. The desirable South of Broad location is significant as part of a larger row of masonry single houses representing classic architectural styles when Charleston was a booming late 18th century port. British consul Robert Bunch also resided there around the Civil War period.Featured in ''60 Famous Houses in Charleston'' and listed as ''valuable'' in ''This is Charleston''.This grand home has been thoughtfully restored, incorporating the once kitchen house into the main house floor plan. The high elevation from the street offers total privacy in the main formal rooms, with 6,000+ sqft of living space. Over 230' of depth from the street, the private rear garden is truly an oasis with its pool and courtyard terrace. The spacious, well-appointed kitchen (18x25) comfortably flows into the rear den/media room (13x25). The second-floor primary suite is equally grand, featuring a separating sitting area, large dressing/workout and spacious primary bath, along with two additional walk-in closets. Across from the primary suite is a beautifully detailed second-floor drawing room, with historic views up and down Meeting Street. The third level offers 2 spacious bedrooms and a full bath. To the rear overlooking the garden is a separate 1-bedroom guest suite with its own den/living space, and private piazza.