Price $15,990,000
Status Active
Beds 9
Baths 16 baths
Home size 17,142 sq ft
Lot Size 37,897 sqft
Days on Market 735
Legare Street's oldest residence known locally as ''The Sword Gate,'' was built in 1803 and is located on high ground in a high AE flood zone. This Federal style residence is privately nestled behind its famous front gates which were originally commissioned for the City's Guard House but rejected because the proposed price was too steep. Sword Gate was originally constructed by Solomon Legare, the man for whom Legare Street is named, this elegant estate of over 17,000 square feet includes 9 bedrooms, 13 full and 3 half baths and is one of the most impressive and historically significant homes on Peninsular Charleston. Adamesque wood work, plaster work and composition work enhance many of the most formal spaces including the grand ballroom and dining room.
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 6/6/2018 Tract South of Broad
Year Built 1803 Community 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
County Charleston


Elementary School Memminger
Jr. High School Courtenay
High School Burke

Price History

Prior to Dec 7, '17 $19,500,000
Dec 7, '17 - Jun 6, '18 $17,500,000
Jun 6, '18 - Today $15,990,000

Additional Details

AIR Other (Use Remarks)
AMENITIES Cable TV Available
AREA 51 - Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
BASEMENT Basement, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Stucco, Wood Siding
EXTERIOR Fence - Brick, Fence - Iron, Fence - Private, Gutters, Lawn Irrigation, Patio, Patio - Covered, Porch - Front Porch, Porch - Full Front, Porch - Wrap-Around, Special Yard Lights, Storage/Outbuilding, Workshop
GARAGE 2 Car Garage, Yes
HEAT Other (Use Remarks)
INTERIOR Ceiling - Cathedral/Vaulted, Ceiling - Smooth, Ceilings - 9'+, Kitchen Island, Other (Use Remarks), Walk-In Closets, Wet Bar, Window Treatments - Some
LOT 0.87 acre(s)
STYLE Charleston Single
SUBDIVISION South of Broad



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