​Charleston’s Premier Estate

60 Montagu Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Significant Price Improvement

MOTIVATED SELLERS

PREVIOUSLY LISTED AT $12,950,000

NOW $6,990,000

Welcome home to the Gaillard-Bennett House, Circa 1801. This home has been meticulously restored in full to its original glory. ”You can’t find another property like this one in Charleston,” states Preservation Architect Glenn Keyes. The Federal-style main house consists of six well-proportioned bedrooms and five and one-half baths. Along with the main house are a restored former kitchen house and carriage house with additional guest quarters and a reconstructed tack house containing all the mechanicals for the property. The 1.25-acre property has expansive gardens, a newly built pool house, salt water gunite pool with infinity edge all beautifully maintained. Walk up the elegant stone double staircase where you are greeted by one of the most outstanding homes in Charleston.

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AUCTION

​​In Cooperation with Ann C Evans (LIC#​39190​) of​ Carolina One Real Estate (LIC#​4081​)​
South Carolina Licensed Auctioneer – James Gall Jr. #3535

SOLD

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Property Specs


  • Built circa 1800
  • The renovation took 4 ½ years and was the entire property (Glenn Keyes Architects & Richard Marks Contracting). MOVE-IN READY!
  • In Downtown Charleston with easy access to Charleston International Airport (CHS)
  • The architecture of property is primarily Federal Style with Georgian echoings (Category 1 Architecturally Significant Property).
  • Main House (6 BR / 5.5 Bath) is approx. 9345 s.f. Basement Bath is handicap accessible.
  • Main House has 12 fireplaces (gas starters) and Inclinator hydraulic elevator.
  • Kitchen House (4 BR / 2.5 Bath) and Carriage House (2 BR / 2 Bath) approx. 3922 s.f. Total.
  • Tack House: All utilities, and a large backup generator that can provide power for the main house, tack house, garden lighting & fountains.
  • Plaster restoration (Adam-style neoclassical) is some of the finest in the country (Plasterer & Architect David Heuske)
  • Heart Pine floors throughout Main House. Flooring at Kitchen House and Carriage House are pine.
  • Kitchen cabinets, as well as many in-house, are mahogany
  • Geothermal HVAC throughout property
  • All buildings have new Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing. All sewer lines, water lines, gas lines, storm drains, electric service lines, phone lines, cable lines, irrigation lines and landscape electrical lines were replaced.
  •  A deck at the rear of residence is composite to resist deterioration.
  • Lot size as well as Carriage House with two car garage, private gates and a car park is very rare for Downtown Charleston.
  • Grounds: Designed by local Landscape Architect Sheila Wertimer.  Period designs with focal point fountains and main axes.  Year-round colors and zoned sprinkler system.
  • Heated saltwater pool (gunite), infinity edge and Pool House echoing the design of Main House portico (washer/dryer, gas BBQ grill, and full Bath).
  • One of largest lots on the peninsula with 1.25 acres, corner lot, and high ground (original property footprint).

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