630 Highmarket St., Georgetown, SC
Welcome to 630 Highmarket Street , The Martha Allston Pyatt house, located in heart of the Georgetowns National Registry Historic District. This wonderful 4 story structure was built in 1790 out of the finest materials of the time period. Be sure to note the size of the beams that rest on a ballast brick foundation that is accented around the deep porches by Bermuda Limestone arches. As you climb the grand staircase to enter the house, you will notice large windows with original glass in many, and a striking fan light over the impressive front door. A copper roof crowns the home. The wide center hall is flanked on either side with a drawing room to the left and dining room to the right, both with 11 ft ceilings. The drawing room features fine modillionand candlelight molding and other millwork, where the dining room features a more subdued, but equally as elegant, adornment. Wide plank flooring runs thru out. The kitchen is a chefs dream! A large heart of pine island anchors the room along with granite countertops, a 6 burner Wolf stove, a subzero refrigerator, walk-in pantry, breakfast room and keeping room! Thru french doors you will find a charming porch overlooking the back yard entertaining space complete with formal gardens, fireplace, and more! Do not miss the behind the scenes command center off the kitchen! This room allows a space for overflow setup for events and gatherings! Located off the keeping room is a very nice office that has access to the front porch. The master suite can either be reached by climbing the grand staircase, or by using the elevator that runs between three floors. Enter thru double doors that take you into a large master suite complete with wood floors, a fireplace, and large windows and tasteful moldings. A walk in closet offers plenty of room for clothing and storage. The master bath is an oasis of tranquility. Walk in Shower, garden tub, a fireplace and high ceilings are features of this space. Continue taking the stairs to the top floor where two charming bedrooms and bath are nestled in. Note the stunning view of the steeple of Prince George Church. Other features include ground level bedrooms, baths, and office. Imagine a cool space on a hot day under the porches. This space would be a great hideaway. Install a hammock, some rockers, and create an outdoor den under the front porch! A "potting room" for gardening is located on this level. Behind the house is a guest house that was built in 1980. This studio style space has a sleeping area , a Carolina room living area, with doors that open into the back yard, and brick floors thru out. A quaint kitchen ,with beautiful cabinetry and granite countertops, is directly off this space. The bath has a garden tub, shower, and designer touches. A perfect guesthouse, office, or long or short term rental. The Martha Allston Pyatt home is a fine National Registry property that is an elegant mix of history and modern living! Located within walking distance of public docks, shopping and dining. International airports are close by in Charleston SC , 1 hour to the south, and Myrtle Beach, 45 minutes north, and the Georgetown County airport for private planes.