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Romantic Historic Home in Downtown Charleston. Beautiful Renovation!!

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A beautiful romantic haven in downtown Charleston awaits you!

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Last updated: 08/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Built in 1834, this new rental is one of only seven condo units in the historic Frederick Shaffer House, which was built in the Greek Revival architectural style. The house has a columned piazza across the front with four sturdy rocking chairs for your sole enjoyment. The home also boasts a gorgeous central hall.

Our newly renovated unit served long ago as the main receiving area of the home. Once you step inside onto the original heart of pine wood floors of this luxury unit, you'll be enthralled by the 13 foot ceilings surrounded by stunningly detailed plasterwork. Bright cheerful light shines through the many large windows.

The main living area is open to the magnificent kitchen with sky high cabinets, designed by a talented Charleston architect, and featuring a top of the line Bosch appliance package. Magnificent Kashmir White granite counter tops accentuate the space and top the kitchen island, which also serves as the unit's main eating area. A gas marble fireplace centers the room in warmth and is highlighted by elegant decorating details.

Off of the kitchen are the master and guest bedrooms. The spacious and romantic master bedroom features an iron King size bed with comfortable soft bedding that promises serenity. Tastefully decorated, the room features a marble gas fireplace, walk in closet with a brand new stackable washer and dryer, and an en suite master bathroom with soaring ceilings. The latter is furnished with fresh towels, double sinks with granite counters, and a large lavish shower.

Also off of the main living room, which includes a pull-out couch for additional sleep arrangements, you will find a lovely guest bedroom featuring an elegant queen size bed. This cozy airy room surrounded by tall windows is decorated in soft colors for their calming charm.

Take a step outside of the guest bedroom and enter into the guest bathroom. Enjoy a scented bubble bath or a warm shower in the new porcelain claw foot tub. The bathroom sink is surrounded by immaculate marble counter tops.

On behalf of our guests, we provide high speed Internet service and cable television. A very special perk is access to this unit's parking space--a rare treasure in downtown Charleston! Your car will be secure behind a gated iron fence located on the property.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1031 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 30 years old....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Both the master and guest bedrooms are bright, airy and exquisitely decorated. The main living room features a comfortable queen size pull out couch....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Newly Renovated Master Bath with High End Finishes....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

    Brand New Beautiful Romantic Claw Foot Tub. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Our unit is little more than two blocks to King Street, Charleston's main street on which you will find fantastic nationally acclaimed restaurants and bars, plus incredible shopping opportunities. The historic market area is within walking distance and offers an abundance of tourist attractions, including carriage rides, ghost tours, museums, historic home tours and museums to name a few. Beautiful South Carolina beaches are also easily accessible from our downtown location. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
 

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30 night min stay

$5,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning (per occurance) $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.5%

Notes:

Rental rate may vary based upon occupancy and season. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charleston International Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Our property is perfectly located nearby King Street and the historic market area as well as the College of Charleston and MUSC.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Married for 27 years, we fell in love with Charleston the first time we visited. From then on, our dream was to own a place in our favorite city. In September 2012, our dream came true!

Why the Owner Chose Charleston:
From the moment we walked inside the front door of the unit, we were mesmerized by the history of the home, the bright shining light, hardwood floors, tall ceilings and the amazingly intricate plasterwork. We have been to visit many historic homes in Charleston and we have yet to see anything else like it.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We worked with our architect and contractor to further elevate the already existing beauty of this unit. We carefully and lovingly renovated the space paying special attention to every tiny detail related to design, color and decor. We wanted to create a soothing haven where there was no option but to be happy and peaceful. It's a pleasure to share our joy with others.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • A beautiful romantic haven in downtown Charleston awaits you!

    A beautiful romantic haven in downtown Charleston awaits you!

  • Birds eye view of the kitchen's high end appearance and stunning cabinetry.

    Birds eye view of the kitchen's high end appearance and stunning cabinetry.

  • The main room features spectacular hand crafted artisan plaster moulding.

    The main room features spectacular hand crafted artisan plaster moulding.

  • The exquisitely decorated master bedroom.

    The exquisitely decorated master bedroom.

  • Cheerful master bedroom decor element.

    Cheerful master bedroom decor element.

  • Master Bedroom:  Doors lead to walk-in closet and en suite bathroom.

    Master Bedroom: Doors lead to walk-in closet and en suite bathroom.

  • The Master Bath offers elegance and respite.

    The Master Bath offers elegance and respite.

  • Attractive Guest/Queen bedroom offers a peaceful escape.

    Attractive Guest/Queen bedroom offers a peaceful escape.

  • Guest Bedroom features ample closet and dresser storage.

    Guest Bedroom features ample closet and dresser storage.

  • The guest bath features a porcelain claw foot tub...awaiting bubbles!

    The guest bath features a porcelain claw foot tub...awaiting bubbles!

  • The guest bathroom = tranquility.

    The guest bathroom = tranquility.

  • Charleston:  Your home way from home.

    Charleston: Your home way from home.

  • Stunning view from the kitchen into the main living room & it's 13 foot ceilings

    Stunning view from the kitchen into the main living room & it's 13 foot ceilings

  • Historic marble gas fireplace centers the contemporary kitchen.

    Historic marble gas fireplace centers the contemporary kitchen.

  • Imagine the hours of work that went into creating this magnificent display.

    Imagine the hours of work that went into creating this magnificent display.

  • View from the master bed to the sitting area and historic gas fireplace.

    View from the master bed to the sitting area and historic gas fireplace.

  • Master Bedroom features comfortable bedding and delicate details.

    Master Bedroom features comfortable bedding and delicate details.

  • Newly renovated master bathroom with spacious tiled   shower.

    Newly renovated master bathroom with spacious tiled shower.

  • Hallway view of guest bedroom and guest bath.

    Hallway view of guest bedroom and guest bath.

  • Guest Bedroom:  It's all in the details.

    Guest Bedroom: It's all in the details.

  • Guest Bedroom:  Gentle colors.  Calmness.

    Guest Bedroom: Gentle colors. Calmness.

  • Guest Bath:  Charming vanity.

    Guest Bath: Charming vanity.

  • The Frederick Shaffer House.  Our balcony is on the main
floor, far right.

    The Frederick Shaffer House. Our balcony is on the main floor, far right.

  • Rock the day away with your favorite book and a glass of wine.

    Rock the day away with your favorite book and a glass of wine.

VRBO #557186

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  • Property type
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