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  • $374,500

    • 3
    • 1788
    • 0.49
  • House
  • MLS® #: 20013898
  • Days on Website: 12
  • 408 S Gum Street

  • Summerville, SC 29483
  • Historic District

  • MLS® 20013898 is located at 408 S Gum Street in Summerville, SC. This house offers 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and is 1788 square feet.
  • Office: Bhhs Southern Coast Real Estate

Picture perfect 1903 Cottage in historic Summerville! This home was originally built by the Phaeler's on what is now Cedar Street. The home sat beside a general store for years. The house was moved from its original site to South Gum Street in 2015 and under went a full renovation with attention paid to the historical detail. The home features original bead board ceilings hand restored over 2 1/2 months in the foyer, family & dining rooms. The wood floors on the first level were planed from the original rafters and floor joists. The front door is original from 1903, only the glass insert had to be replaced. Two first floor walls were removed to create a wide center staircase and second floor bedrooms. All windows are wood trim, thermal panes throughout the home. Continued...The home as new plumbing, wiring, sheet rock, HVAC units & ductwork, standing seam metal roof, kitchen & baths. The floor plan offers open living with foyer flanked by family room & dining room. All new kitchen with gorgeous old world accents including a wall mounted farmhouse sink and a custom Hallman gas range with 5 burners, griddle, double oven& built-in rotisserie. Guest half bath on main floor features a rare antique peg leg pedestal sink! Dining room is highlighted by a custom built-in wall unit with storage cabinets and display shelves perfect for displaying china and stemware of your favorite collection. Fireplace in family room is plumbed for vent-less logs (logs not included) and has never been used. Kitchen is beautifully designed with 42" cabinets finished with crown molding & brushed nickel pulls. Under cabinet lighting, tile backsplash, granite counters and rear door leading to deck. Please note Microwave is freestanding but will convey with home. There is no dishwasher and no garbage disposal - seller didn't want them when she designed the kitchen. Master bedroom & full bath on main floor. Fireplace in master bedroom is not workable and is there for decorative purposes only (no flue). Master bath is picture perfect with vessel sink mounted on a buffet cabinet, clawfoot tub and separate tiled shower. Second floor bedrooms are separated by an open loft with great flex space for in-home office, sitting area, whatever compliments your lifestyle! Bedroom#3 has a walk-in closet! Antique hardwoods on the main floor, custom hardwood staircase and engineered hardwood flooring on second level. No carpeting, tile or vinyl flooring anywhere in this house! Laundry space is tucked behind a barn door off the kitchen for convenience. Attic storage available through scuttle opening on second floor plus 4 eave accesses off upstairs bedrooms. Full front porch is large enough for two complete sitting areas! Cozy rear deck for grilling. Home is elevated with high crawlspace below sealed with screening & lattice accents. Standing seam metal roof & newer exterior paint. Rear yard is huge with fencing along both sides and across the rear of the property. Buyers could easily connect the fencing to the sides of the home for a fully enclosed back yard. There is a full line of mature Camelia plants in the rear including peppermint stripes, brilliant pink, white & light pink. A reputable local landscape company owner told the seller he thinks she may have the oldest living Camelia bushes in downtown Summerville! Shady sidewalks lead from this home to Towne Square where residents enjoy dining, shopping, our historic community theater, visiting with friends & neighbors. Plus you can walk to Greenwave Stadium to enjoy watching Summerville High School football games. This home exudes old world charm with the comfort of modern living - don't miss it. This is a rare find!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #20013898
  • Price$374,500
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage1,788
  • Acres0.49
  • Year Built1903
  • TypeHouse
  • StyleCottage

Community Information

  • Address408 S Gum Street
  • SubdivisionHistoric District
  • CitySummerville
  • CountyDorchester
  • StateSC
  • Zip Code29483


63 - Summerville/Ridgeville


  • Neighborhood AmenitiesCable Avail, Trash Pickup
  • FeaturesTankless Water Heater
  • ParkingOff-st Prkng
  • GaragesOff-st Prkng


  • InteriorWood
  • HeatingGas
  • CoolingCentral
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesOther, Two
  • Stories2 Story

Interior Features

Ceilings - 9'+, Window Treatments - All, Ceiling - Cathedral/Vaulted, Ceiling - Smooth


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

Exterior Features

Deck, Wood F/encl, Full Fr Prch, Part'l Fence, Privacy Fenc, Some Thermal Wnd/Doors, Strg/outbldg, Porch - Front Porch

School Information

  • ElementarySpann
  • MiddleAlston
  • HighSummerville

Additional Information

  • Days on Website12

Aerial View/Directions

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