• $8,000,000

    • 11
    • 7
    • 11737
    • 0.40
  • House
  • MLS® #: 23016062
  • Days on Website: 141
  • 81, 8 1/2 Rutledge Avenue A, B, C

  • Charleston, SC 29401
  • Harleston Village

  • MLS® 23016062 is located at 81, 8 1/2 Rutledge Avenue A, B, C in Downtown Charleston, SC. This house offers 11 bedrooms, 7 baths, and is 11737 square feet.

This home features a main house with courtyard and caretakers building and garden, a separate legal short term rental, a long term 4 bedroom 2 story rental and a 6 car parking lot.The Sottile-Glover Mansion, in historic Harleston Village blocks from Colonial Park, Cannon Park, MUSC and the College of Charleston. A brilliant area to enjoy historical walks, local boutiques, and five star dining.The main house includes 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a modern kitchen (completely renovated in 2023). Spacious balconies can be reached from the dining and formal room on the first floor and from the bedrooms on second floor both of which overlook a lush courtyard which include a wide variety of flora as well as 20-year-old pomegranate trees.The ground floor features an enclosed piazza perfect for entertaining guests and accessible to the courtyard perfect for your friends and family to enjoy where you can sit back bask in the beautiful scenery and the grand home. An updated mother-in-law suite with a private entrance is located on the ground floor and could function as an independent unit. It additionally has another entrance to access the main house, enclosed piazza and courtyard. Behind the courtyard and main house is the caretakers building now used as storage building. It includes a half bath, eAC and a charming private garden in the rear. This structure has many options for use for those with a vision. The massive Carriage House includes a ground floor legal STR that's 2/1 and a two story long term rental above it that's 4/2 with a private deck on the top. A parking lot located behind the buildings can fit up to 6 cars. Originally constructed by Dr. Glover, this grand Italianate mansion served as a cherished home for his family for numerous years. Passing through the hands of two esteemed Charleston families, the Roses, and the Moises, the mansion eventually found its way to Giovani Sottile in 1910. Mr. Sottile's patronage led to the mansion's transformation into the Italian consulate, a role it maintained under his descendants until the present owners acquired it. Gracing the prestigious National Register of Historic Places since 2019, this distinguished home proudly preserves its opulent formal rooms and numerous original historic features. An Italian gem waiting for you to enjoy

Essential Information

  • MLS® #23016062
  • Price$8,000,000
  • Bedrooms11
  • Full Baths6
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage11,737
  • Acres0.40
  • Year Built1826
  • TypeHouse
  • StyleCharleston Single

Community Information

  • SubdivisionHarleston Village
  • CityCharleston
  • CountyCharleston
  • StateSC
  • Zip Code29401


81, 8 1/2 Rutledge Avenue A, B, C


51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown


  • UtilitiesCharleston Water Service

Neighborhood Amenities

Dog Park, Park, Storage, Tennis Court(s), Trash


Off Street, Other (Use Remarks)


  • HeatingElectric, Natural Gas, Radiant
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • # of Stories4

Interior Features

Ceiling - Smooth, High Ceilings, Kitchen Island, Walk-In Closet(s), Ceiling Fan(s), Bonus, Eat-in Kitchen, Family, Formal Living, Entrance Foyer, Great, Living/Dining Combo, In-Law Floorplan, Office, Separate Dining, Study, Utility


Bedroom, Dining Room, Family Room, Gas Connection, Great Room, Living Room, Three +


3 Stories, Multi-Story, Other (Use Remarks)


  • ExteriorBrick, Stucco, Wood Siding
  • Exterior FeaturesBalcony, Lighting
  • Lot Description0 - .5 Acre
  • RoofSlate
  • FoundationCrawl Space

School Information

  • ElementaryMemminger
  • MiddleCourtenay
  • HighBurke

Additional Information

  • Days on Website141
  • Office: Handsome Properties, Inc.
  • Office Contact:

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