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  • $690,000

    • 4
    • 4
    • 4700
    • 0.53
  • House
  • MLS® #: 17031987
  • Days on Website: 373
  • 217 Sumter Avenue

  • Summerville, SC 29483
  • Historic District

  • MLS® 17031987 is located at 217 Sumter Avenue in Summerville, SC. This house offers 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and is 4700 square feet.
  • Office: Luxury Simplified Real Estate, Inc

This beautiful 1860's home is located in the historic district of downtown Summerville, and has been featured on Summerville's historic walking Tour of Homes. Welcoming and graceful, with deep double porches shaded by oak trees, and big on vintage details and southern charm. Distinctive 19th century details include original plaster walls and medallions, intricate moldings and working transom windows above the doorways. Recent updates completed in 2017 showcase light, neutral interiors. The rooms have an open feel, with 12' ft ceilings and French doors that access the outdoor porches. The living room is the heart of the first floor, with built-in bookcases and a fireplace topped with a mantel brought to the site from Hope Plantation. Light pours in from the front bay windowsand its unique arched opening creates an intimate, cozy nook. With gleaming original hardwood floors underfoot, you move easily into the spacious dining room with second fireplace and elegant chandelier. A newly renovated butler's pantry makes Southern-style entertaining easy. The stunning, renovated kitchen is truly a cook's dream. Showcasing a center island with bar seating, custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, and commercial stainless steel appliances, including Bosch ovens and warming drawer, no modern detail was overlooked. It includes a comfortable sitting area where friends are sure to gather, or you can sit with a cup of coffee to start your day. The wide central hallway leads to a spacious first floor den, with full private bath. The original staircase leads to a wide landing, upstairs hallway, and master suite. Here you'll find another fireplace, access to the second story porch and lovely master bath with dual sinks, elegant marble surfaces and large walk-in closet. There are two additional bedrooms and a fully finished third floor walk-up attic ideal for home office or gym. With it's manicured grounds and expansive porches, this elegant historic home invites indoor-outdoor living and offers the easy life of sweet tea and porch swings.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #17031987
  • Price$690,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Baths4
  • Square Footage4,700
  • Acres0.53
  • Year Built1890
  • TypeHouse


Colonial, Traditional, Victorian

Community Information

  • Address217 Sumter Avenue
  • SubdivisionHistoric District
  • CitySummerville
  • CountyDorchester
  • StateSC
  • Zip Code29483


Summerville / Ridgeville Area


  • ParkingOff-st Prkng
  • GaragesOff-st Prkng

Neighborhood Amenities

Cable Avail, Extra Storag, Trash Pickup


  • InteriorWood
  • HeatingGas
  • CoolingCentral
  • FireplaceYes
  • StoriesMulti Story, 3 Story

Interior Features

Ceilings - 9'+, Kitchen Island, Ceiling - Smooth, Window Treatments - Some


Bedroom, Den, Dining Room, Family Rm, Gas Logs, Gas Connection, Living Rm, Three, Three +, Wood Burning


  • ExteriorWood Siding
  • Lot Description0 - .5 Acre
  • RoofMetal
  • ConstructionPre-Owned
  • FoundationCrawl Space

Exterior Features

Gutters, Iron Fence, Part'l Fence, Patio, Storm Doors, Porch - Front Porch

School Information

  • ElementaryFlowertown
  • MiddleAlston
  • HighSummerville

Additional Information

  • Days on Website373

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