1926 Maybank Highway
Charleston, SC 29412
MLS# 19011635
Status: Closed
6 beds  |  7.5 baths  |  7283 sqft

1926 Maybank - a once in a generation opportunity on the deep water banks of the Wappoo….
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1926 Maybank - a once in a generation opportunity on the deep water banks of the Wappoo…. Private gated estate with mature landscaping and coded entry set well off Maybank. Nearly 2 acres of pristine, high ground with ancient live oaks and a winding drive. An architectural gem designed by Dufford and Young and carefully crafted by Cook Bonner Construction. Inviting front porch overlooking the grounds, perfect for welcoming your guests. Mature flowering plants and hardscape plan, all expertly designed by Sheila Wertimer. Striking double height foyer brings the outside in. The grandeur of the spiral staircase matches the majesty of the views and grounds Gourmet professional kitchen with large Carrara marble island and tons of light Viking professional appliance package with ample prep space and multiple seating areas Custom lighting throughout the home with no expense spared. Octagonal breakfast room just off the kitchen is the ideal informal dining space to bring the outside in. Bright and airy living room with cofferred ceilings and double doors opening to patios. Open to the kitchen, the living room provides the perfect setting for modern family living The formal dining room boasts an imported Murano glass chandelier and pleasing views of the grounds Heavy moldings and high ceilings throughout the main living levels. The highest quality fits and finishes throughout Open plan living room with gleaming heart pine hardwood floors throughout. Truly a masterpiece of design. Ample storage and well through out kitchen layout including beverage fridge and vegetable sink Interior finish levels rivaled only by the incredible views of the water and pool from most rooms. Lovingly maintained and designed by the current owners. A kitchen designed for company, with seating at the island as well as the waterfront banquette. Luxurious master bedroom with fireplace and stunning water views. Gas fireplace and direct porch access from the waterfront master suite. The perfect design aesthetic for a modern luxury lifestyle. Private and tranquil master suite with views of the waterway and moss-draped oaks. Dual vanities with ample storage, open water-room shower and private water closet make this master bath one of a kind. Custom tile work throughout with hand lain mosaic and the highest quality fixtures. Luxuriate in this spacious master bath with a view – large spa shower and mosaic tile details create an oasis rivaling any five star resort. Impeccably finished to match modern tastes of the most discerning homeowners. Cherry closet with yards of built in closets and custom features. A soothing and calm start to the day in this spacious dressing room. The large laundry room offers a separate hall entrance as well as pocket door to the master dressing room. Private back staircase for direct kitchen access from the master bedroom wing. Stunning main staircase with double height foyer offering water and pool views. Downstairs guest bedroom offers a comfortable retreat. All bathrooms offer the highest level finishes for the comfort of family and friends. Upstairs nursery on the same level as the master, offers its own private bath and is ideal for infants and small children Convenient upstairs porch connecting the master and the private office with beautiful water views. The cherry office with built ins and heavy moldings overlooks the water and pool for the perfect executive retreat on the second floor. Waterfront guest suite serves as a luxurious downstairs master if desired Mosaic tile in this opulent guest bath with a view No expense spared for the secondary master and all guest spaces The large guest room over the garage offers a spacious retreat, would make an ideal family room and flex space if the additional bedroom is not needed. A full bath completes the suite in addition to numerous large storage closets Built in TV cabinet fully serviceable with IT closet access. Great light with dormers and plenty of windows. The fully equipped Theatre Room is tucked away near the kitchen for a total entertainment experience. Ample seating and dining areas to benefit from the incredible water views Live your best life on the banks of the Wappoo - an oasis only 7 minutes to downtown Charleston. The 45-foot Infinity pool and hot tub are the focal point of the backyard. Perfectly sited to benefit from water views on the high riverside bluff. Architecturally impeccable, inside and out. Award winning landscape designer Sheila Wertimer placed all the plantings pool and hardscape. A stunning evening lighting plan is serviced by MoonLighting Sophistication and symmetry inside and out. The Spa House sits overlooking the pool and hot tub, the perfect location for a private massage before or after your soak. Open plan shower for a quick rinse after the pool Wet bar and wine fridge serve as a nice staging area for poolside entertaining. The hand lain mosaic steam room in the spa house will make you feel as if you are in a 5 start resort! A luxurious sauna completes the spa house oasis. View from the spa house back out into the sunny pool area. A truly unique amenity, the spa house completes what is an absolutely perfect outdoor living experience. Sun splashed for most of the day, the pool will be the focal point of outdoor entertaining. Situated on a high bluff in an X-Flood Zone (no flood insurance required) This is a rare feature in the Lowcountry! Large pierhead and floater with ample dockage for a huge boat, with no less than 8 feet at dead low tide. Custom seawall constructed on site creates an attractive and protective buffer from erosion - protecting your high bluff for generations. A sophisticated retreat with ultimate privacy and classic appeal. The detached Carriage house provides a unique guest space or income producing apartment. Spacious living room in the Carriage House Comfortable guest bedroom in the Carriage House. Luxurious full bathroom in the Carriage House. It even has its own laundry separate from the main house. Full Kitchen in the Carriage House ensures your long term guests every creature comfort Stately and opulent, yet also tasteful and refined Total of four car garage - perfect for car collectors. Parking court as well as ample secondary parking areas on the property. Expertly designed by Dufford and Young Associates. Carefully crafted in 2006 by Cook Bonner Construction Pristine, tranquil and private, an oasis from the bustle of the outside world. Long sunset views A floor plan made for bringing the outside in Ethereal and serene Striking and calming 1926 Maybank: A once in a generation opportunity on the banks of the Wappoo.

Property Description
A striking architectural treasure on a high bluff overlooking the Intracoastal waterway, 1926 Maybank rivals great estates on the East Coast in sophistication, quality & elegance. Nestled among ancient oak trees on 2 acres overlooking the pristine Lowcountry waterway, this home has no match on the market today. Thoughtfully designed by Dufford & Young, carefully completed in 2006 by Cook Bonner Construction, & lovingly maintained by the original owners, this property is ready for the most discerning buyer. Open floor plan, gleaming hardwoods, heavy moldings, mosaic tiles, custom cabinetry - details sure to satisfy modern tastes. 7 minutes to Downtown Charleston, this home is perfectly located to enjoy all of Charleston's charms but maintaining privacy & tranquility behind your gates.

Contract Info
Sub-Type: Single Family Detached
List Date: 2019-04-22
List Price: $5,695,000
Current Price: $5,000,000
List Price/SqFt: 781.96
Location, Tax & Legal
Tax Map #: 343-04-00-020
Street #: 1926
Street Name: Maybank
Street Suffix: Highway
County: Charleston
State: SC
Zip Code: 29412
Area: 21 - James Island
Tax District: 32 - James Island
Subdivision: None
Elementary School: Murray Lasaine
Middle School: Camp Road
High School: James Island Charter
Legal Description: LOT C
Directions: From Folly Road turn right onto Maybank Highway. House is located in .5 miles on the right.
General Property Info
Bedrooms: 6
Baths - Full: 7
Baths - Half: 1
Baths - Total: 7.5
Stories: 2
Apx. SqFt: 7283
Lot Size: 1.96
Year Built: 2006
Acreage: 1.96
Potential Short Sale: No
Taxes: 10246.8
Status Change Info
Status: Closed
Sold Date: 2020-03-27
Sold Price/SqFt: 686.53
New Mortgage Type: Cash
Property Features
SqFt Source: Builder/Owner; Hired Measurement
SF Detached Style: Cape Cod; Carriage/Kitchen House; Traditional
Lot Description: 1 - 2 Acres; High; Level; Marshview; River Access; Riverfront; Riverview; Rolling; Waterfront - Deep; Wooded
Misc Exterior: Deck; Dock - Existing; Dock - Floating; Fence - Iron; Fence - Private; Gutters; Lawn Irrigation; Pool - In Ground; Sea Wall; Some Thermal Wnd/Doors; Special Yard Lights; Storm Doors; Storm Windows
Roof: Copper; Wood Shingle
Exterior: See Remarks
Garage/Parking: 4 Car Garage
Stories/Levels: 2 Stories
Misc Interior: Ceiling - Beamed; Ceiling - Smooth; Ceilings - 9'+; Garden Tub/Shower; Walk-In Closets; Wet Bar; Window Treatments - All
New Owned: Pre-Owned
Rooms: Bonus; Family; Formal Living; Foyer; Laundry; Media; Mother-In-Law Suite; Office; Pantry; Sauna; Separate Dining; Study
Master Bedroom: Ceiling Fan; Downstairs; Dual Masters; Garden Tub/Shower; Upstairs; Walk-In Closets
Cooling: Central
Floors: Marble; Wood
FP Desc/Location: Two; Bedroom; Living Room
Equipment/Appliances: Ceiling Fan; Dishwasher; Dryer; Dryer Connection; Garage Door Opener; Garbage Disposal; Gas - Cooktop; Gas - Range; Hot Tub/Spa; Microwave Built-In; Refrigerator; Security System; Stacked Washer/Dryer; Washer; Washer Connection
Water/Sewer: Public Water
Heat: Electric
Possession: At Closing
Utility Suppliers: Dominion Energy; James IS PSD
Amenities: Dock Facilities; Sauna; Security Guard/Sys
Proposed Financing: Any
Assumable: No
The property is also well suited for the avid golfer, with many courses within 5 minutes and a quick jaunt to Kiawah & Seabrook just 25 minutes away. The gourmet kitchen is made for entertaining with open plan, Viking professional appliance package, Carrara marble countertops, vegetable sink, screened in grilling porch and so much more. The octagonal breakfast room creates an ethereal dining experience overlooking the pool and waterway, and provides a unique spot to bring the outdoors in regardless of the weather. The formal dining room is open to the main living room with water views, and a powder room and back staircase are tucked away near the Theatre Room. Two comfortable guest suites complete the first floor with high end finishes & ample closets. The comfortable, private space over the garage provides an additional en-suite guest room, or an informal family room perfect for play. A fully equipped theatre room with state of the art technology will suit any movie buff or sports junkie. The master wing rests on the second floor, benefiting from long water views and magnificent finish level. Luxuriate in this spacious master bath with a view, large spa shower & mosaic tile details create an oasis rivaling any five star resort. With its bedroom fireplace, porch access, private staircase and a sprawling cherrywood closet, there is nothing left wanting in the master wing. A striking cherry office & additional guest suite with private balcony occupy this second story. Outdoor living spaces blend seamlessly with impeccably designed interior finishes to frame the perfect Lowcountry lifestyle, sheltered from the bustle of town and always focused on the natural beauty of the waterways. With yards of ipe decking and stone patios surrounding the pool, the exterior is just as palatial as interior spaces. The stand-alone spa building is a striking feature with its wet bar and beverage fridge, steam room, powder room, open shower and sauna. The detached carriage house provides a comfortable retreat for longer term guests with separate entrance and full kitchen and even a washer/dryer. 1926 Maybank represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to own a quiet slice of the Lowcountry behind privacy gates only 7 minutes from the charms of Charleston.

Listing Office: Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty

Last Updated: March - 27 - 2020

1926 Maybank Highway, Charleston, SC 29412 - MLS# 19011635

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