The John Bickley House

64 Vanderhorst Street


Key Details

  • Price: $3,195,000
  • Beds: 5
  • Full Baths: 4
  • Half Baths: 1
  • SqFt: 5,772

Full Features

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family Detached
  • Garage: No
  • Off-Street Parking: Yes
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Stories: 4
  • Year Built: 1824
  • DoM: 43 days
  • Listed: 1/20/2021


The circa 1824 John Bickley House is one of only 124 homes on the peninsula that has been recognized as exceptional by the Preservation Society with its sophisticated use of architectural features. Built in the Regency style, this Charleston single home offers piazzas on three sides with a lovely brick pediment. The ornate interior plasterwork is simply exquisite including honeysuckle and anthemion designs, a mantle with Ionic pilasters as well as door and window framing with intricate reeding. On the main floor you will find a spacious dining room, living room and family room that opens into the kitchen and breakfast area. There is original heart pine flooring throughout and soaring 12-foot ceilings. Its second floor features the master suite with multiple closets, including a large walk-in closet, dual bathrooms and a private office which opens up to the outside piazza. A second bedroom on this level has an en suite bath. The third floor includes two additional bedrooms and a full bath. There is also a stunning custom-built fan light in the upstairs hallway. The finished ground floor has just been completely renovated featuring a top-of-the-line kitchen with a dining area, wet bar, adjacent living area. There is also a spacious bedroom and a bath with steam shower. This floor includes a separate entrance offering several rental possibilities. Outside, the garden was designed by Sheila Wertimer with a terrace for dining and there is plenty of off-street parking behind the enclosed iron gate. This home is truly in pristine condition and a must see!



Historic Home

The John Bickley House was recognized as exceptional by the Preservation Society with its sophisticated use of architectural features.

Grand Interior

The interior boasts original heart pine flooring throughout with soaring 12-foot ceilings and exquisite historic details.

Renovated Ground Floor

The finished ground floor has been completely renovated and offers the potential to be rented.

Outdoor Space

The garden was designed by Sheila Wertimer and the piazza is perfect for outdoor entertaining.



Elementary: Memminger
Middle School:   Courtenay
High School: Burke

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