601 Bay Street

    Beaufort, SC 29902
    • $2,395,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 176 days
    • MLS #: 161213
    UPDATED: 198 min ago
    $2,395,000
    • 6
      BEDS
    • 0.47
      ACRES
    • 6
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 7,616
      SQFT
    • $314
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1852
    County:
    Area:

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    Description

    This idyllic antebellum home which was built in 1852 by successful South Carolina cotton planter Lewis Reeve Sams is a rare opportunity to own a slice of Beaufort's rich history. This 3 story 7,600 sq ft mansion has served as a hospital to Union Army officers, and headquarters to General Rufus Saxton during the Civil War. It has also been known as the ''Bay Street Inn,'' and was featured in the ''Prince of Tides'' movie, based on the novel written by iconic Pat Conroy. Unrivaled details of this home are found at every turn. The main level leads you to a jaw-dropping entrance with a sweeping staircase and holds the main living spaces including a library/media room, the t-shaped kitchen, formal dining room, family room & parlor. Remarkable elements include fluted windows and doors surrounded with decorative, stylized acanthus leaves, unique chandeliers, 8 grand fireplaces, decorative Greek Revival picture molding and plaster, 12 ft ceilings and original heart pine flooring. The wood used for this house was cut on Dataw Island and transported to the home by boat as the original owner was a Co-owner of Dataw with his brother, B.B. Sams. The highest level of the home has the master suite and three additional en-suites, each with their own fireplace. A wide hall greets you atop of the steps opening up to the upper veranda with breezy views of the water. The ground level is complete with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen, den and impressive Welsh stone flooring. The 0.5 acre plot is positioned uniquely on a double corner lot overlooking the Beaufort River. The expansive double level verandas provide a relaxing breeze year round with breathtaking views at every angle. It is complete with a formal garden featuring boxwood hedges and a pergola covered in Carolina jasmine and wisteria. Additional plantings include hydrangeas, camellias, tea olive, roses & azaleas plus several fruit trees. The outbuilding to the rear of the home was the original wash house. Centrally and conveniently located within "The Point" of Historic Beaufort, you are steps from local dining, shopping, the waterfront park & the downtown Marina. Copy & paste into your browser for a full video tour of the home. https://vimeo.com/331290479/2c925d6a99

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    601 Bay Street Beaufort, SC 29902

    • Price: $2,395,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 198 min ago
    • MLS #: 161213
    6
    Beds
    6
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.47
    Acres
    7,616
    SQFT
    $314
    $/SQFT
    1852
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Historic Dist/Old Pt.
    County:
    Beaufort
    Area:
    Beaufort
    Property Description
    This idyllic antebellum home which was built in 1852 by successful South Carolina cotton planter Lewis Reeve Sams is a rare opportunity to own a slice of Beaufort's rich history. This 3 story 7,600 sq ft mansion has served as a hospital to Union Army officers, and headquarters to General Rufus Saxton during the Civil War. It has also been known as the ''Bay Street Inn,'' and was featured in the ''Prince of Tides'' movie, based on the novel written by iconic Pat Conroy. Unrivaled details of this home are found at every turn. The main level leads you to a jaw-dropping entrance with a sweeping staircase and holds the main living spaces including a library/media room, the t-shaped kitchen, formal dining room, family room & parlor. Remarkable elements include fluted windows and doors surrounded with decorative, stylized acanthus leaves, unique chandeliers, 8 grand fireplaces, decorative Greek Revival picture molding and plaster, 12 ft ceilings and original heart pine flooring. The wood used for this house was cut on Dataw Island and transported to the home by boat as the original owner was a Co-owner of Dataw with his brother, B.B. Sams. The highest level of the home has the master suite and three additional en-suites, each with their own fireplace. A wide hall greets you atop of the steps opening up to the upper veranda with breezy views of the water. The ground level is complete with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen, den and impressive Welsh stone flooring. The 0.5 acre plot is positioned uniquely on a double corner lot overlooking the Beaufort River. The expansive double level verandas provide a relaxing breeze year round with breathtaking views at every angle. It is complete with a formal garden featuring boxwood hedges and a pergola covered in Carolina jasmine and wisteria. Additional plantings include hydrangeas, camellias, tea olive, roses & azaleas plus several fruit trees. The outbuilding to the rear of the home was the original wash house. Centrally and conveniently located within "The Point" of Historic Beaufort, you are steps from local dining, shopping, the waterfront park & the downtown Marina. Copy & paste into your browser for a full video tour of the home. https://vimeo.com/331290479/2c925d6a99
    Exterior Features

    Dock Not Applicable Garage Carport None Style Two Story Waterfront Water View

    Interior Features

    Basement No Dining Formal Dryer Connection Yes Elevator Yes Family Room Yes Fireplace Yes Fireplaces Dining RoomFamily RoomGreat RoomLiving RoomMaster BedroomThree Or More Floors StoneWood Floor Formal Dining Room Yes Other Rooms Family RoomFormal Liv. RoomFoyerLibrarySitting RoomStudy/DenSun Room Washer Connection Yes

    Property Features

    Approximate Age Over 100 Yrs Bank Owned No Community Waterfront Community Flood Insurance Required Foreclosure No Possession At Closing Property Taxes 14045.00 Rental Duration Not Applicable Sale Rent For Sale Shared Interest YN No Short Sale No Vacancy Occupied Will Sell CashConventional Zoning Other

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    © 2019 Lowcountry Regional MLS. All rights reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or RE/MAX Coastal Realty. Data last updated: 2019-09-19T00:12:29.203.
     
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