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Historic Downtown Cookhouse Apartment in Garden District

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Last updated: 12/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Charleston apartment description

Are you looking for a unique yet modern getaway as an alternative to a hotel? The Cookhouse suite is the perfect retreat for any occasion. Your hosts previously operated a seasonal inn in a restored 1760 country house in West Cork, Ireland.

The Cookhouse is a romantic and elegant option located in Charleston’s Garden District near Wragg Mall and its live oaks and fountain, the Charleston Museum, the Visitors’ Center, Marion Square’s Saturday Farmers’ and Crafts Market, two historic mansions open to the public (the Aiken-Rhett and Joseph Manigault Houses), the College of Charleston, the Charleston School of Law, and the nationally-recognized cuisine/entertainment district on Upper King. Within walking distance (or by free trolley) are the King Street shopping area and antiques district, The Market, and several other historic districts.

The spacious professionally-decorated Cookhouse unit accommodates up to four people. The unit has a queen reproduction historic rice bed, two large fireplaces (the original kitchen and laundry rooms to the main house), accent antiques, a spacious bathroom with marble-tiled shower, and a fully-equipped kitchen/sitting room with eating area and full-sized sofa bed. The Cookhouse boasts a professionally-designed patio and garden and has off-street parking for 1-2 cars.

Charleston is full of history, charm and wonderful hospitality. The Cookhouse allows you easy access to beaches (15 minutes), historic river plantations (20 minutes), the aquarium, excellent, diverse cuisine at different price levels, and allows you to just relax, read, nibble, and imbibe your favorite beverages in the shared garden.

Illustrated in Bernard Herman’s Townhouse: Architecture and Material Life in the Early American City 1780-1830 (2005), the Cookhouse was recently tastefully restored following the award-winning restoration of the main John Robinson House, a historically significant Federal double house (1814) constructed by the wealthy merchant who later built the adjacent urban plantation now known as the Aiken-Rhett House. There is an interesting article on the Cookhouse restoration in Period Homes magazine (see link below).

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player

          Theme

          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Kayaking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Fireplace:

            Non-working...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            600 Thread count....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Sofa bed (full size) in Living/kitchen area with light dimmers throughout unit...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            1-2 cars in secure walled garden...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Change of towels for four-day or longer stay....moreless

          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen:

            Fully-equipped with dishes, glassware, silverware, pots and pans, ovenware...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            Complimentary waters, sherry, coffee and tea...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            Shared garden/patio; table with awning seats six....moreless

           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Christmas Holidays
          Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $159 $189
          Thu, Fri, Sat
          $1,150 $3,000
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $179 $209
          Thu, Fri, Sat
          $1,250 $3,500
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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          • View of Main House and Cookhouse

            View of Main House and Cookhouse

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          This listing was first published here in 2012.

          Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

          $159 - $209 per night (USD)
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          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

          View calendar: Updated 12/14/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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          Historic Downtown Cookhouse Apartment in Garden District

          Charleston #418787

          1 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 4

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