25 E Battery

$6,950,000, 6 Beds 6 Baths 8,782 Sqft .31 Acres

About This Property

Circa 1885 - The Charles H. Drayton House, built between 1883-1886. Cited by architectural historians as one of the finest examples of Eastlake Victorian architecture in South Carolina. In addition to the grand main house, the property has a fine collection of antebellum dependencies behind. A significant Greek Revival home once stood on the property, burned during the war between the states. The original tack house and stables still remain, now used as one of the two guest houses. Located on the southwest corner of East Battery and Atlantic Streets, allowing each room a commanding view of the harbor.Within this prime East Battery waterfront row, you will find the best examples of early Georgian, Adam style, Regency, Greek Revival, and Victorian architectures in the country.Currently configured as a four bedroom main house, one bedroom guest house (1,734sqft), with another guest suite in the historic tack house centered in the lush garden. Landscape architect Sheila Wertimer redesigned the garden, when a convenient gated driveway access was created from East Battery. Architect Glen Keys assisted in the renovation/preservation of the tack house. Original details, grand rooms on the first and second levels, and large windows offering the best of harbor views. . The main house offers an elevator from the street level to the third level of the main house. Recently, the main house roof was replaced. No conservation easements have been taken. All on .328 acres. A rare opportunity to own one of the "East Battery 12", with gorgeous unobstructed views. See the property by appointment only, notice required. Two stone lions and Poseidon statue do NOT convey.

Essential Information

MLS® #22008951
Full Baths5
Half Baths1
Square Footage8,782
Square Footage8782.00
Year Built1885
Sub-TypeSingle Family Detached
StatusActive Contingent


Carriage/Kitchen Hse, Chas. Single, Victorian

Community Information

Address25 E Battery
SubdivisionSouth of Broad
Zip Code29401


51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown


ParkingOff-st Prkng
GaragesOff-st Prkng


Cable Avail, Elevators, Trash Pickup, Hcap Eqpd, Security Guard/Sys


InteriorWood, Marble
HeatingForced Air
FireplacesThree +
Stories3 Story

Interior Features

Ceilings - 9'+, Ceiling - Smooth, Walk-In Closets, Elevator, Hcap Eqpd


RoofAsphalt Shingle


Stucco, Block/Masnry, Solid Brick

Exterior Features

Elevator Shaft, Hcap Eqpd, Iron Fence, Lawn Irriga., Spcl Lights, Balcony

Lot Description

0 - .5 Acre, Corner, Riverfront, River View

School Information

MiddleSimmons Pinckney

Additional Information

Days on Website84

Listing Details

OfficeCarriage Properties LLC

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