61 1/2 Tradd Street

Key Details

  • Price: $1,295,000
  • Beds: 3
  • Full Baths: 2
  • Half Baths: 1
  • SqFt: 2,016

Full Features

  • Status: Active Under Contract
  • Type: Single Family Attached
  • Off-Street Parking: No
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Stories: 3
  • Year Built: 1736
  • DoM: 49 days
  • Listed: 3/2/2021


This historic, circa 1736 pre-revolutionary charmer in beautiful downtown Charleston offers the perfect location, just steps away from The Battery and famous Broad Street. This gorgeous three story home was once the kitchen house to the famous Jacob Motte home and offers history and charm that can only be found in Charleston. You will feel as though you've stepped back in time as you pass through the private walkway leading to the private gated garden. Walk through the doors to discover the original heart pine flooring throughout that can tell endless stories of the home's history. The owner's suite resides on the second floor wand has an original fireplace, a dressing room, walk-in closet, and a large marble bath with a steam shower.The third floor offers two more bedrooms, one with an original working fireplace with gas logs, and a large updated bath. The views across the Holy City from inside this home are like no other, overlooking steeples, historic rooftops, and First Scots Presbyterian Church. The beautifully updated kitchen features custom cabinetry and top-of-the-line appliances including a Viking cooktop and oven, a new dishwasher, and a Sub Zero refrigerator. The living area showcases another historic showstopper with the home's impressive, original kitchen fireplace. This incredible fireplace has gas logs, spans 9 ft, and includes the original bread box. The living room and the kitchen both offer access to the garden. Wander out into the private courtyard outside the home with lush Charlestonian landscaping, a beautiful fountain, and a garden wall that is the original wall of the old city. This is the perfect spot to unwind and relax and enjoy the Lowcountry lifestyle. This home has custom plantation shutters throughout, a second floor laundry room, low-maintenance block and stucco exterior, a two-zone HVAC system, copper gutters and leaders, and no regime or maintenance fees. This unbelievable home has so much charm and history to offer, so be sure to book your viewing soon! Interesting historical facts: -Jacob Motte arrived in Charles Town at the age of 9 -When Jacob was in his 20s, he went into business for himself and became a very successful merchant -Jacob was very active and respected in the Charleston community and served on the vestry for St. Michael's, St Philip's, and Christ Church as well as serving as a member of the South Carolina Society and the Library Society -Jacob had 22 children and was the father-in-law to several well-known individuals including Rebecca Brewton Motte, William Drayton, and William Moultrie *Garden furniture to convey



Elementary: Memminger
Middle School:   Courtenay
High School: Burke

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Listed by: Matt O'Neill Real Estate       MLS Disclaimer

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