April 2017

There are 4 blog entries for April 2017.

This Thursday, April 27th the public is invited to celebrate the Historic Charleston Foundation’s 70th anniversary. This is an incredible event and, “every Charter Day, the Foundation recognizes organizations and individuals who have made contributions in protecting Charleston’s irreplaceable historic buildings, neighborhoods, and other special sites,” according to the HCF website. 

Please come celebrate at 40 East Bay Street from 6-8pm. There will be a cocktail reception immediately following the ceremony.

Congratulations to this year’s winners: Jim Wigley, who will receive the Samuel Gaillard Stoney Conservation Craftsmanship Award. As well as, Mark Beck, owner of 1 Broad Street, John Dewberry, owner of The Dewberry, Ashley Hall, owner of the

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According to the 1852 Map of Charleston, 128 Fishburne Street was originally part of a tract of land on the Upper Peninsula called “Mrs. Wilson’s Farm.” Built in 1914 and used as a multi-family home in 1921, this home and area of Charleston is one to keep your eye on.

 The two-unit investment property on the Westside is currently in the process of a full renovation and will feature high-end modern upgrades.

 

 

Unit A, located on the first floor is approximately 1,379 square feet and will offer 2 bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half baths, a large gourmet kitchen, and spacious living space.

 

Unit B, located on the second and third floors, is approximately 2,024 square feet. The second floor offers 2 bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half baths, a large

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Spring has sprung and there’s a ton of events in Charleston to look forward to this season. Whether you’re visiting or reside here, there’s always something to do. 

70th annual Festival of Houses and Gardens (03/16/2017- 04/22/2017)

The Festival of Houses and Gardens award-winning tours and educational events showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture. The tours provide a rare opportunity for guests to go inside the private houses and gardens of some of America’s most beautiful historic residences. Tours and events vary by day. Proceeds benefit Historic Charleston Foundation. 

 

Low Country Strawberry Festival (04/20/2017-04/23/2017) 

The Strawberry festival held on the Boone Hall Plantation is an

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60 Montagu Street's charm is not lost on those lucky enough to tour its grounds. One of Charleston's only Urban Plantations, this property is truly unique, offering a sense of calm and serenity in the middle of a bustling city. The property sits on 1.25 acres and consists of the main residence, carriage house, kitchen house, and tack house. There is also a gorgeous pool and poolhouse on the grounds where one could enjoy a quiet summer afternoon lounging. The grounds have been re-landscaped into a park-like setting with croquet lawn and surrounded by a masonry wall, which allows for complete privacy.

We could go on and on about this property's beauty, or we could let the property speak for itself. Take a virtual tour of the grounds and imagine what life

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