Viewing Listing MLS# 20012658

  • $4,195,000
    Reduced -$50,000
  • 2 Bedons Alley
    Charleston, SC 29401
4Full Baths
1Half Baths
1778Year Built
  • MLS# 20012658
  • Residential
  • Single Family Detached
  • Active Contingent

AreaHistoric Charleston
SubdivisionSouth of Broad

Agent Remarks

Welcome home to The Humphrey Sommers House, Circa 1778 - the ideal home South of Broad. This stunning home is a perfect single family residence close to it all. Just steps from the Battery and the water, this rare home is located in an X Flood Zone so flood insurance is not required. Details include 10+ ft ceilings, grand fireplaces, immaculate garden and patio, a two car garage, and a completely renovated Kitchen. The main level welcomes you with a formal entry with a grand staircase and a private half bathroom. To your right your inviting family room beckons you to come sit and stay a while. Enjoy your holiday festivities by the fire before taking a stroll down to White Point Gardens to watch the sunset. A short walk to the dog park to let fido play with friends or enjoy a night out for dinner or a weekend brunch on Broad street. The formal dining room is the perfect place to display your China and enjoy family meals by a roaring fire just off of your kitchen. The kitchen is truly the heart of this home and includes top-of-the-line appliances: Sub Zero refrigerator, Thermador double ovens, a six burner plus grill gas stove top, and a KitchenAid microwave. The kitchen also includes granite countertops, a wet bar complete with a wine cooler and potential ice maker, a dining area, and a sitting area - it truly is the heart of this home. Off of the kitchen is a row of French doors leading to your private courtyard garden and patio. This garden oasis is an entertainers dream complete with lush greenery, LED lightening, and an irrigation system all within the privacy or your historic brick walls. The courtyard garden also includes a lemon tree and of a staple in Charleston: blooming Magnolia trees. There is potential to add a small pool as well. On the second floor you will find your master suite and a library sitting room/office. Allow the Spring time breeze to come in on the 2nd floors landing balcony or enjoy a view on the Juliet balcony overlooking Tradd Street from your library to peak at your water views. The master bedroom has an expansive walk-in closet, plus two additional closets, for all your storage needs. The master bedroom has a sitting area by the fireplace to give you privacy behind the newly installed library wall. The ensuite luxury master bath is complete with two separate vanities, two separate water closets, an oversize shower and a jetted tub. The third floor spacious bedrooms have full en suite baths. There is a separate guest suite that could be used as an efficiency unit that includes private stairway to sitting room complete with a fireplace and a full bedroom and ensuite bath. Should you choose to expand through the master closet you can create a whole new floor plan to add an office space or the largest dressing closet you can imagine. There is a TWO car attached garage that is heated/cooled with a dehumidifier to store your classic cars, special wares, golf carts, etc - this is a rarity in downtown Charleston! Full CPI security system is also in place with cameras throughout the property that can convey. The home is also complete for with built in surround sound system to enjoy the sounds of the season throughout when entertaining. All fireplaces have recently been pointed with new inserts and chimney caps to ensure you can make use of all 7 of them. The cellar/crawl space access is conveniently located on the main floor with steps walking down from a full access door. This space is large enough to stand in, but dry enough to potentially add a wine cellar of your choice. No detailed was spared in this meticulously updated home and is a must see historical dream property!

Baths Info

Halfbaths:  1

Fullbaths:  4

Building Info

Year Built:  1778

Floors:  Wall to Wall Carpet, Wood, Marble

Foundation:  Basement, Crawl Space

Exterior Features

Exterior:  Brick - Solid, Stucco

Misc Ext:  Fence - Brick, Gutters, Lawn Irrigation, Patio, Fence - Private, Special Yard Lights, Stoop, Storage/Outbuilding, Balcony

Interior Features

Msc Intr:  Ceilings - 9'+, Garden Tub/Shower, Kitchen Island, Ceiling - Smooth, Window Treatments - Some, Walk-In Closets, Wet Bar

Lot Info

Acres:  0

Lot Desc:  Corner, Level, 0 - .5 Acre

Misc Features

Auction:  No

Parking Info

Gar Pkg:  Attached, Off-Street Parking, 1.5 Car Garage, 2 Car Garage

Property Features

Amenity:  Cable TV Available, Extra Storage, Play Park, Trash Pickup

Desclocation:  Bedroom, Den, Dining Room, Family Room, Gas Logs, Gas Connection, Great Room, Living Room, One, Other (Use Remarks), Three, Three +, Two

Roof:  Copper, Metal, See Remarks

Style:  Traditional

Rooms Info

Beds:  4

Ground Level:  Yes

Rooms:  Eat-In-Kitchen, Family, Formal Living, Foyer, Frog Attached, Great, Laundry, Living/Dining Combo, Office, Pantry, Other (Use Remarks), Separate Dining, Study, Utility

SqFt Info

Sqft:  5,197

Utilities / HVAC

Cooling:  Central

Heat:  Gas

Water Sewer:  Public Sewer, Public Water


Elem:  Memminger

Middle:  Courtenay

High:  Burke

Courtesy of listing office Deseta Realty Group LLC 

Featured Lender

Laurie Holscher

South State Bank


Laurie is a native Charlestonian with a keen knowledge of the Lowcountry mortgage market and more than 15 years in the financial industry at South State Bank. She was named South State Bank’s No.1 individual producer in Mortgage Sales in 2012 and 2013, and is consistently amongst the top 1% of mortgage bankers at South State earning the confidence and loyalty of countless Lowcountry residents by providing exceptional service. She is a graduate of College of Charleston and South Carolina Bankers School. Laurie specializes in jumbo lending, conventional loans, physician loans, lot loans, and construction loans, and understands that communication is key to delivering exceptional service during the home loan process. When she is not helping customers with their mortgage needs, Laurie and her husband, Ted enjoy spending time with their three children.

Contact Laurie today and let her expertise work for you.

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Price & Status History (on since Mon, May 11th 2020)
  • Original Price: $4,295,000
  • Current Price: $4,195,000
  • Price Reduced: $100,000
Date ChangedFromTo
08/26/2020ActiveActive Contingent
08/21/2020$4,245,000 $4,195,000 Reduced by $50,000
06/29/2020$4,295,000 $4,245,000 Reduced by $50,000
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