Marshlands, circa 1814, is listed as a National Historic Landmark and is a pure expression of the classic Beaufort T design.
Located in the Point neighborhood and privately positioned at the end of Federal and Pinckney Streets in downtown Beaufort, the home enjoys a 1.65 acre parcel on the Intracoastal Waterway. The estate’s walled grounds include a grand entry.
Offering commanding views of the Beaufort River, the West Indies style white frame dwelling, with its red roof seems to float above the water and marsh. Large live oaks shade the home, which is wrapped by a massive south facing porch. The imposing estate captures the prevailing sea breeze.
This architecturally significant antebellum home is comprised of 4,944 sqft with over 1,000 sqft of porches, offering six bedrooms and six baths, the property includes ground floor quarters with a private entrance and kitchen.
The stunning interior features grandly proportioned spaces including an entrance hall spanning the length of the house, dining and living rooms.
Other highlights include eleven foot ceilings, reeded woodwork, interior fanlights, a graceful stairway and original Adam’s style mantels. Additional primary rooms include a library and an eatin kitchen.
“Marshlands” served as the backdrop in the novel, “A Sea Island Lady”, by Francis Griswold. Offered for the first time since the early 1970’s, this exceptional property is one of only a handful of opportunities to own a waterfront home in Beaufort’s beautiful and walkable historic “Point” neighborhood.
An application to extend the existing dock to the Intracoastal Waterway has been submitted.
Located within Beaufort’s National Historic Landmark District which is recognized for its rich and varied history. The area is defined by both its stately mansions and modest cottages. Beaufort, the second oldest city in the Sea Islands is known as the “Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands”.
The property is located in the heart of “The Point” a distinguished historic neighborhood in the heart of downtown Beaufort. A short walk to fine restaurants, shopping, the USCB Center for The Arts, and The City Marina, this enclave also offers convenient access to an outstanding waterfront park, beaches, and numerous top-rated golf courses. The international airports of Savannah and Charleston are within an hour drive.
Property Features Include: Historic Home, Waterfront, fireplaces with original mantles, Heat Pump, Floor Furnace, public water
Interior Features Include: 11-foot ceilings, interior fanlights, graceful stairway
Views Include: Water
Built in: 1814
Approximate Square Feet:
West Indies style white frame dwelling
Roof: Metal; Wood Shingle, red roof.
Lot Acres: 1.65