Circa 1747, this gem is ideally located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District. The Captain Francis Baker House property is comprised of two buildings including the two-story brick house that faces King Street. The entrance through the beautiful iron gate has a secret garden atmosphere with fig vines around the large bay windows and lush plantings all around.At the rear of the property, the main residence features a full kitchen, living room and sitting room with gas fireplace, two bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a stacked full size washer and dryer. The master bedroom has a gas fireplace with beautiful windows to let in plenty of natural light. This residence boasts a lovely private courtyard with a fountain, perfect for relaxing and entertaining. The original cistern is also located beneath the first floor of the front room. The second structure offers two beautiful French doors on the first and second floors that which lead to two small balconies. An open-concept first floor includes a sitting area, gas fireplace and a kitchenette. A spiral staircase leads to the second floor which has a full bath, stacked washer/dryer and a spacious bedroom. This residence is perfect for out of town guests or as a rental property. A charming herringbone brick pattern courtyard separates the two structures. Street parking only. Four parking decals can be obtained through the City. This historic property in the heart of downtown Charleston is full of charm and character, and is a must see! Note: main residence is 1,460 sq ft and the front residence is 910 sq ft.
Listing courtesy of William Means Real Estate, Llc.