Charleston, SC 29401
Rare opportunity to own one of Charleston's most historic buildings! Built in 1811, the original Union Insurance Company Building presents the best of both worlds for living and working. This is an ideal live-work opportunity for any professional who enjoys our Holy City. The fantastic French Quarter location is walkable to all that Downtown Charleston has to offer, including a host of popular eateries, parks, entertainment venues, and more. While the building has been renovated for maximum functionality and style, it is still adorned by original wood floors, tall windows allowing ample natural light, lovely exposed brick walls, and detailed moldings that together wrap this space in true Southern charm.
Unit A (downstairs): 2B 2B
The bottom unit is the perfect open floor plan with unobstructed views throughout the main living areas. The space feels sensational as natural light, fresh white walls, and tall ceilings lift the room. To your left is a charming living room, anchored by the original brick fireplace. Ahead is the fully renovated kitchen equipped with custom cabinetry, shining countertops, a new Bertazzoni range and refrigerator, designer backsplash and enough bar space for several people. A spacious breakfast area is nearby for additional seating. The kitchen also provides access to the brick paved alley where guests may meander outside. Just down the hall is a second brick fireplace and newly installed wet bar. Whether used for morning coffee or evening cocktails, this is a huge feature!
The stunning wood floors carry you to the first bedroom which is plenty spacious and offers a wonderful french door closet with custom shelving. The en suite has been fully renovated and showcases a glass, walk-in shower with stylish tiling, a large vanity with storage and a chic mirror and lighting combination. This en suite is also accessible from the hall and works well for hosting guests. The back bedroom is the owner’s suite and makes a statement with a floor to ceiling brick wall, large windows, massive walk-in closet with custom storage, and a convenient en suite bath. Get ready for the day with a large vanity, glass-enclosed shower, and more. The laundry is located just outside the owner’s suite for maximum convenience.
Unit B (upstairs): 2B 2B
Similar in layout to the downstairs unit, the main living space is all connected and allows you to flow from area to area. The brick fireplace anchors the room while the large windows light up the space. Providing function and modern luxury is the fully renovated kitchen; complete with new Bertazzoni appliances, a large center island with a mitered countertop, bar seating and more. This unit underwent the same level of renovation and feels brand new while not losing an ounce of its Downtown Charleston character. Walking the main living space leaves you feeling refreshed and inspired by its charming integrity. Just down the hall, past the second brick fireplace and storage closet, is the first bedroom. Tall ceilings, large windows, beautiful trim work, and two closets are all features of this space. A fully updated en suite bath is also offered and can be accessed from the hall as well. Additional custom storage is provided in the hall and hugs a washer dryer hookup. In the back is the owner’s suite complete with an impressive closet system and en suite. The en suite offers a two sink vanity, custom vanity with chic hardware, and a large walk-in glass shower.
7 State Street is the perfect combination of modern touches and Lowcountry charm. Its prime location offers you the ultimate Downtown Charleston lifestyle while its setup serves you well for both live and work. Be sure to tour this building and two incredible properties today!