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Daily Dream Home: Meeting Street

Daily Dream Home: Meeting Street

Today’s home is a Charleston, South Carolina landmark on Meeting Street. The original home  was built in the 1740s and still exists within walls of the four-story mansion situated at the northeast corner of Tradd and Meeting Streets.

William Ellis, a Charleston merchant, built the three-story structure in the mid eighteenth century. Bertram Kramer, a Charleston building contractor, who acquired the property in 1884, transformed the house in high Victorian taste.

Imagine, a renovation by Mr. Kramer including the addition of a full fourth floor encased in a mansard roof with a conical peak. The renovation enlarged every window, widening the front door, adding a Moorish arch and iron balconies on the second floor as well as bay windows, dripstone cornices and a heavy bracketed house cornice.

A roof garden was added to the north wing creating beautiful views of the  surrounding rooftops and steeples.

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The rooms of notable history and substantial scale are bathed in amazing light and function well for todays living, be that entertaining on a grand scale or creating a legacy family home.

This classic home is listed for $4 million with Carolina One Real Estate and is showcased by Luxury Portfolio.

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