Current Price:$3,600,000List Date:8/07/2022Last Modified:10/30/2022
NEW PRICE! Look no further for the perfect Lowcountry family home just 10 minutes to downtown Charleston, 15 minutes to Folly Beach and 5 minutes to neighborhood grocers and restaurants. Originally constructed in c.1742 by Benjamin Stiles, it remains one of James Island's oldest dwellings. The eighteenth-century architecture is masterfully evident with its original 1740s bell-cast roof, original footprint, and original mantels. This portion of the home comprises a cozy 1st floor family room and screened porch plus an expansive 2nd floor fifth bedroom/office with ensuite bathroom. In c.1891, Stiles' 3X-grandson, William G. Hinson significantly increased the living space with an Empire-style three-story addition.
Supplements: Hinson carefully executed the construction of the addition with great respect to the eighteen-century historic fabric of the original.
The Stiles-Hinson House remains one of the best-preserved Victorian-era dwellings in the Lowcountry. To bear witness, in 1974 the home was selected to be on the National Register of Historic Places. Original 1890s elements include the additions of the 2 story curved piazzas, symmetrical exterior design, and high interior ceilings of around 14'. You will also find handsome original pocket doors, extensive trim, molding, and mantels.
The 'new' 1891 addition sports a stately foyer, magnificent formal dining and living rooms as well as a gourmet kitchen which was updated in 2018. As you ascend the grand staircase to the second floor, you'll find the primary bedroom along with a second bedroom both with ensuite bathrooms. The third floor encompasses the third and fourth bedrooms which share a hall bathroom. The tin roof was replaced with a standing-seam copper roof in 2000.
The grounds are loaded with the absolute best in outdoor amenities. The zero-entry pool with its enchanting waterfall is surrounded by blue stone hardscape. The pool house (2004) encompasses a second kitchen with a copper double sink and Bertazzoni® gas range and hood. The slate floor in the pool house complements the exposed cedar rafters and is topped off with standing seam copper roof to match the main house. To complete the space, the pool house includes a full bathroom with blue Bahia granite countertops and a hammered copper sink.
Next to the pool house is an outdoor kitchen complete with a wood-burning pizza oven and an adjacent reflecting pond. A lighted red-clay tennis (or pickleball) court is surrounded by a custom-designed classic English lattice fence. The court is supported by an air-conditioned tennis hut which is also a perfect spot for an artist's or Pilates studio.
To appreciate the full beauty of the 1.81-acre estate and drink in its exquisite and mature landscaping you will relax and welcome your guests on not one, but two verandas that span the entire southern, eastern, and western exposures of the first two floors. You will relish the privacy and convenience which comes with living at 940 Paul Revere Dr while still within the city limits of Travel & Leisure's number one ranked U.S. city, 10 years in a row - Charleston, SC (1670).
**Historic and architectural details contained in these remarks provided by BVL Historic Preservation Research.
More Information MLS# 22020676
Sub-Type: Single Family DetachedMLS List Date: 2022-08-03Status: ActiveStart Showing Date: 2022-08-07List Price: $3,600,000Current Price: $3,600,000List Price/SqFt: 674.66
Location, Tax & Legal
Tax Map #: 4261500036Street #: 940Street Name: Paul RevereStreet Suffix: DriveCounty: CharlestonState: SCZip Code: 29412Area: 21 - James IslandTax District: 34 - Charleston (Jas Is)Subdivision: Stiles Point PlantationElementary School: Stiles PointMiddle School: Camp RoadHigh School: James Island CharterLegal Description: LT 25 R HARBOR SEC PT 1Directions: From the James Island Connector (SC-30) take Exit 2 - Harbor View Road and follow it approx 2.2 miles to Old Plantation Road and turn left. This will be just past the Exxon station on the right. Follow Old Plantation Road about 0.6 miles and home will be directly in front of you. Enter driveway from mailbox side please.
SqFt Source: Tax RecordsSF Detached Style: Carriage/Kitchen House; Colonial; VictorianLot Description: 1 - 2 Acres; On Tennis CourtMisc Exterior: Balcony; Deck; Fence - Brick; Fence - Wooden Enclosed; Lawn Irrigation; Lawn Well; Patio; Pool - In Ground; Porch - Front Porch; Porch - Full Front; Porch - Screened; Porch - Wrap-Around; Rain Gutters; Special Yard Lights; Storage; Storm Doors; Storm Windows; WorkshopRoof: CopperExterior: Brick - Solid; Wood SidingFoundation: Crawl SpaceGarage/Parking: 2 Car Garage; Detached; Off-Street ParkingStories/Levels: 3 StoriesMisc Interior: Ceiling - Beamed; Ceiling - Cathedral/Vaulted; Ceiling - Smooth; Ceilings - 9'+; Garden Tub/Shower; Skylight; Walk-In Closets; Wet Bar; Window Treatments - All; Wine CellarNew Owned: Pre-OwnedRooms: Eat-In-Kitchen; Family; Formal Living; Foyer; Great; Laundry; Media; Office; Pantry; Separate Dining; Study; UtilityMaster Bedroom: Ceiling Fan; Dual Masters; Garden Tub/Shower; Outside Access; Sitting Room; Upstairs; Walk-In ClosetsCooling: Central AirFloors: Ceramic Tile; Marble; Slate; WoodFP Desc/Location: Three +; Bedroom; Den; Dining Room; Family Room; Gas Connection; Gas Logs; Living Room; Wood Burning; Other (Use Remarks)Equipment/Appliances: Built-In Gas Oven; Dishwasher; Disposal; Electric Dryer Hookup; Garage Door Opener; Gas Range; Microwave; Refrigerator; Security System; Washer HookupWater/Sewer: Public Sewer; Public WaterHeat: Heat PumpPossession: At ClosingUtility Suppliers: Charleston Water Service; Dominion Energy; James IS PSDSpecial: Flood InsuranceAmenities: Exercise Area; Tennis Court(s)Proposed Financing: Cash; Conventional LoanAssumable: NoGreen Features: Tankless Water Heater
Listing Office: Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty
Last Updated: October - 30 - 2022
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