Front 3 floors and the commanding original entry of the grand brick home known as the Noyer-Wildhagen House. This impressive example of Federal architecture was built in 1807 and converted into condos in 1985. Unit A seamlessly blends historic architectural details with modern conveniences. The symmetrical facade of Flemish bond brick is broken by decorative stringcourses that include earthquake bolts. Windows are accented with keystone lintels. Double columned piazzas were restored to the home during the 1985 renovation.Enter via the street-facing door with elegant Corinthian columns and a pediment with a demilune fanlight to the piazza. The original main entry door is flanked by sidelights and topped with another fanlight. The first level is an open floor plan great room with tall ceilings and windows that bathe the space in natural sunlight. A modern kitchen blends beautifully into the woodwork that includes paneled walls under the chair rail and thick crown molding. Jenn-Air stainless steel appliances include a gas range. Glass-paneled doors open to the piazza where you can enjoy your morning coffee or alfresco meals. A gas log fireplace with marble surround and mantle adds to the warmth of the room. Hardwood floors flow throughout the living and dining areas. A half bath is tucked under stairs. A graceful staircase brings you the second floor and the original formal drawing room, where you are immediately struck by the significant architectural woodwork and black marble fireplace surround. The substantial window and door trim has a deep profile with fluting and rope and starburst designs on the architraves. A faux door exemplifies the hallmark symmetry of Adams architecture. The stair landing allows access to the upper piazza. The third floor greets you with an impressive fanlight window with views down Meeting Street to St. Phillip's steeple. Each of its 2 bedrooms has a gas log fireplace. The master bedroom includes an en suite bath, plus a full hall bath and laundry closet. Unit A comes with one deeded off-street parking space. The superb location is on the west boundary of Ansonborough, right in the center of downtown Charleston. Marion Square and its weekend farmers market, the College of Charleston, King Street dining and shopping, The Charleston Museum and the South Carolina Aquarium are all within a short walk. Experience the convenience, pleasure and culture of living in historic downtown Charleston at 286 Meeting Street.
Listing courtesy of Disher Hamrick & Myers Res Inc.