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729 E Bay Street

Charleston, SC 29403
  • $4,600,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 100 Days
  • ID#: 21023192
UPDATED: 16 min ago
$4,600,000
  • 8
    BEDS
  • 0.24
    ACRES
  • 4
    BATHS
  • 3
    1/2 BATHS
  • 10,021
    SQFT
  • $459
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1859
County:

School Information

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Description

The Josiah Smith Tennent House stands out as a landmark and is a focal point on the gateway to the city of Charleston. Constructed in 1859, this brick mansion is significant for both its architecture and history. In 1862, it was used as a Confederate hospital called the Soldiers' Relief Home. It has had a variety of uses over the past 150 years, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. In 1993, the city gave the property to a nonprofit, and a major restoration followed, funded by millions in private donations and grants. The renovation received a South Carolina Historic Preservation Award in 2004. Today, this vast mansion with over 10,000 sq. ft of interior space features two wide wrap-around piazzas, giant wrought iron gates, multiple living and diningareas, 8 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 3 half bathrooms, two kitchens  one with a large marble topped island, a small indoor basketball court, sauna, cinema room, and commercial elevator. The front courtyard was known as the Philip Simmons Children's Garden, honoring the master blacksmith. This property has a commercial zoning classification of light industrial, and is subject to several overlay districts. This zoning allows a variety of uses from residential, office, or other. The location, versatility, and size of the property are unique and represent a special opportunity for the next owner.

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729 E Bay Street Charleston, SC 29403

  • Price: $4,600,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 100 Days
  • Updated: 16 min ago
  • ID#: 21023192
8
Beds
4
Baths
3
½ Baths
0.24
Acres
10,021
SQFT
$459
$/SQFT
1859
Built
Neighborhood:
None
County:
Charleston
Area:
Charleston Peninsula - Below Crosstown
Elementary School:
Sanders Clyde
Middle School:
Simmons Pinckney
High School:
Burke
Property Description
The Josiah Smith Tennent House stands out as a landmark and is a focal point on the gateway to the city of Charleston. Constructed in 1859, this brick mansion is significant for both its architecture and history. In 1862, it was used as a Confederate hospital called the Soldiers' Relief Home. It has had a variety of uses over the past 150 years, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. In 1993, the city gave the property to a nonprofit, and a major restoration followed, funded by millions in private donations and grants. The renovation received a South Carolina Historic Preservation Award in 2004. Today, this vast mansion with over 10,000 sq. ft of interior space features two wide wrap-around piazzas, giant wrought iron gates, multiple living and diningareas, 8 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 3 half bathrooms, two kitchens  one with a large marble topped island, a small indoor basketball court, sauna, cinema room, and commercial elevator. The front courtyard was known as the Philip Simmons Children's Garden, honoring the master blacksmith. This property has a commercial zoning classification of light industrial, and is subject to several overlay districts. This zoning allows a variety of uses from residential, office, or other. The location, versatility, and size of the property are unique and represent a special opportunity for the next owner.
Exterior Features

Exterior Brick - Solid Garage Parking Off-Street ParkingOther (Use Remarks) Ground Level Yes Lot Description CornerRiverview Misc Exterior Elevator ShaftFence - Metal EnclosedFence - IronPatioFence - PrivatePorch - Wrap-AroundBalcony Single Family Detached Style Charleston SingleTraditional Stories Multi-Story

Interior Features

Cooling Central Fireplace Living RoomOne Floors Ceramic TileWoodOther Master Bedroom Ceiling FanDual MastersGarden Tub/ShowerUpstairsWalk-In Closets Misc Interior Ceilings - 9'+Window Treatments - AllElevatorElevator ShaftGarden Tub/ShowerKitchen IslandCeiling - SmoothWalk-In ClosetsWet BarWine Cellar Rooms BonusEat-In-KitchenFamilyFormal LivingFoyerGameGreatLaundryLiving/Dining ComboMediaOfficeSaunaOther (Use Remarks)Separate DiningStudyUtility

Property Features

Amenities Elevators Lease Purchase No New Owned Pre-Owned Water Sewer Public SewerPublic Water

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Real estate listing marked with the CTMLS logo or an abbreviated logo are provided courtesy of the Charleston Trident MLS Broker Reciprocity Database. 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 SCSold.com | Keller Williams Charleston West Ashley. Data last updated: 2021-12-03T17:31:45.5.
 
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