Located in the heart of Sullivan's Island, this historic property offers large living spaces, a light-filled interior, and a prime location minutes from the beach and local restaurants. Originally built in 1902, the home served as the Recreation Hall and Post Exchange for Fort Moultrie and has been lovingly preserved and maintained ever since. It is perfectly positioned between the lighthouse and Fort Moultrie, and a short walk to the beach, Charleston Harbor, Edgar Allen Poe library, tennis courts, park, and popular restaurants including the Obstinate Daughter, Poe's, HomeTeam, The Longboard and more. The home is set back from the street and has a stately entrance with a large front porch accented by multiple sets of grand columns. Inside, the upper floor features hardwood floors, interesting architectural details, 12' ceilings, and lots of natural light. A central living room leads into the spacious kitchen, complete with a granite-topped center island, brick detailing, stainless appliances and a formal dining area with a fireplace. The largest living space is located in the rear of the home and was formally the gymnasium. The vast space (measuring over 3,000 sq. ft.) has beautiful heart pine floors, multiple walls of 7' windows, three chandeliers, brick detailing, and 18' tin-paneled ceilings. It can be used for a multitude of purposes. The primary bedroom suite is also located on this floor and features a walk-in closet, private porch overlooking the backyard, and an updated en suite bathroom with shiplap detailing, a soaking tub and a subway tiled shower. There is another bedroom on the upper floor, along with three additional bedrooms on the lower floor. A large bathroom, with a cast-iron claw foot tub and tiled shower, is also found on the lower floor. The private yard has a cistern which has been converted into a koi pond. A stunning, elevated pool (that will create marsh views) and 2 car detached garage are already Town approved. Additional features to note include updated electrical and plumbing, 3 separate HVAC zones, a slate roof, interior transom windows, pressed metal ceiling tiles, original heart pine floors, exposed brick walls, gas fireplaces, numerous sets of glass French doors, and custom built-ins including a small library.
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