$4,200,000 | 7 beds | 5 full baths | 1 half baths | 6,996 sqft

73 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29401
  • 7Beds
  • 5Full Baths
  • 1Half Baths
  • 6,996SqFt
  • 1854Year Built
  • 0.19Acres
  • MLS# 22007419
  • Residential
  • Single Family Detached
  • Sold

  • Approx Time on Market3 months, 2 days
  • AreaHistoric Charleston
  • CountyCharleston
  • SubdivisionHarleston Village


One of Charleston's most stately homes, the Whilden-Hirsch house is an icon in the heart of Harleston Village. An eight month renovation has just been completed and a revamped interior now elegantly combines the historic significance of the home with modern comforts and designer aesthetics. An impressive house with 6,900 square feet, its exterior features masonry construction, mansard roof, two gracious piazzas and an inviting, curved wrought iron staircase at the entry. Beyond the beautiful carved privacy doors and leaded glass entry door is a stunning grand foyer with incredible staircase. The three-story residence boasts 13-foot ceilings on all three floors, original hardwood floors (newly refinished), historic stained glass windows, multiple fireplaces, and restored originaldecorative hardware throughout. The sunlit formal living room features an inviting bay window with custom banquette seating. The living room and dining room have triple-hung windows that open onto the large piazza and overlook the pool. The chef's kitchen has butcher block countertops, Viking and Sub-zero appliances, and a large walk-in pantry . The first floor also includes a billiard room, cozy family room and half-bathroom for guests. There are accommodations for the whole family with three renovated bedrooms on the second floor, huge custom closet, laundry and three full bathrooms. Four bedrooms and two full bathrooms are on the third floor. There is also an elevator with access to three levels. The fenced garden includes a heated saltwater pool and separate pool house with outdoor fireplace. Driveway can accommodate four parked vehicles. The property is one block north of Colonial Lake, and King Street's shops and restaurants are a short walk away. Designer finishes and furnishings, prime location and historic significance make this home truly spectacular!

Sale Info

Listing Date: 03-26-2022

Sold Date: 06-29-2022

Aprox Days on Market: 
    3 month(s), 2 day(s)

Listing Sold: 
   1 Year(s), 11 month(s), 20 day(s) ago

Original Asking Price: $4,200,000

Asking Price: $4,200,000

Selling Price: $4,100,000

Price Difference From Original: 
Reduced By $100,000

Price Difference From Asking: 
Reduced By $100,000

Agriculture / Farm

Grazing Permits Forest Service:  Yes

Grazing Permits Private:  Yes

Grazing Permits Blm:  Yes

Horse:  No

Farm Credit Service Incl:  Yes

Association Fees / Info

Bathroom Info

Halfbaths:  1

Fullbaths:  5

Building Info

Levels:  3 Stories

Window Features:  Window Treatments

Year Built:  1854

Floors:  Ceramic Tile, Wood

Business Info

Rent Control:  No

Buyer Compensation

Exterior Features

Fencing:  Wrought Iron, Privacy

Exterior Features:  Elevator Shaft, Lighting

Pool Private:  Yes

Pool Features:  In Ground

Style:  Traditional, Victorian

Garage / Parking

Gar Pkg:  Off Street

Garage:  No

Attached Garage:  No

Green / Env Info

Interior Features

Desclocation:  Bedroom, Dining Room, Family Room, Gas Connection, Great Room, Three +

Interior Features:  Ceiling - Smooth, High Ceilings, Elevator, Garden Tub/Shower, Walk-In Closet(s), Ceiling Fan(s), Eat-in Kitchen, Formal Living, Entrance Foyer, Great, Office, Pantry, Separate Dining, Study

Fireplace:  Yes

Laundry Features:  Laundry Room

Lot Info

Lot Size:  0.19

Lot Desc:  0 - .5 Acre

Lot Size Units:  Acres

Acres:  0.19

Lot Sqft:  8276.4

Irrigation Water Rights:  Yes

Offer Compensation


Security Features:  Security System

Mobile Home Remains:  Yes

Property Info

Property Type:  A

Stories:  3

Foundation:  Crawl Space

Exterior:  Block/Masonry, Stucco

New Construction:  No

Roof:  See Remarks

Building Area Units:  Square Feet

View:  No

Home Warranty:  Yes

Habitable Residence:  Yes

Room Info

Beds:  7

Primary Bedroom Features:  Outside Access, Sitting Room

Room Master Bedroom Level:  Upper

Sale / Lease Info

Sold Date:  2022-06-29T00:00:00

Lease Renewal Option:  Yes

Lease Considered:  Yes

Lease Assignable:  Yes

Special Features

Sqft Info

Sqft:  6996

Unit Info

Utilities / Hvac

Water Source:  Public

Utilities:  Charleston Water Service, Dominion Energy

Heating:  No

Water Sewer:  Public Sewer

Cooling:  Yes

Waterfront / Water

Waterfront:  No


Elem:  Memminger

Middle:  Simmons Pinckney

High:  Burke


House Is On The Corner Of Rutledge And Wentworth.

Courtesy of listing office Maison Real Estate 

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Price & Status History (on maisonchs.com since Sat, Mar 26th 2022)
  • Original Price: $4,200,000
  • Current Price: $4,200,000
  • Price Reduced: $0
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