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300 W South First Street

Seneca, SC 29678
  • $949,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 40 Days
  • ID#: 1460292
UPDATED: 59 min ago
$949,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 3.99
    ACRES
  • 3
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 5200-5399
    SQFT
  • $179
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1898
County:
Area:
055

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:
Offered by Frank Julian of Exp Realty Llc

Description

The stunning G.W.Gignilliat House is a designated state landmark in the wonderful town of Seneca, South Carolina. Built in 1898 and situated on over 3 acres of park-like grounds, the property has spacious privacy as well as proximity to the town and shopping. The current (second) owners focused for over 30 years with an open checkbook on painstakingly preserving and restoring of every aspect of this Queen Anne Victorian home. The exterior color scheme was meticulously restored to the original colors and patterns revealing many delightful architectural details. Original stained-glass windows are prominent in the foyer, parlor and stairwell. The 13 room, two-story living area is over 5000 square feet, not including a fully floored attic, basement, and guest apartment. Each floor has a "dog run hallway with six rooms adjoining. The 12' high ceilings on the first floor and 11' high ceilings on the second floor are joined by two staircases, which creates a spacious roominess throughout and keeps the interior cool during summer. There are a total of 8 oak fireplace mantles with hearth tiles imported from England (mantles sealed and inoperable today). Beautiful 1 1/4" oak flooring was installed in the public rooms in 1927, and the private rooms retain the original "heart pine" flooring which is in fabulous condition. All rooms are bright and airy and have multiple large windows with delightful views of a fully manicured lawn and private forest. Most rooms have been painstakingly restored, with the old paint removed from ceilings and walls and professionally refloated and painted, and the doors and trim were painstakingly stripped and properly stained to reveal the beautiful original wood underneath. All electrical and plumbing systems have been refreshed and updated. The house retains a fully functioning, gas fired steam heating system with radiators in every room. Two new heat pump units provide upstairs air-conditioning and supplemental heating. Two mini split air conditioning units are located on the first floor in the kitchen and home office. A beautiful new Da Vinci simulated slate roof was installed in 2021. A derelict carriage house was replaced in 1999 with a beautiful two-story garage apartment building with exterior styling to match the main house. The guest apartment boasts an additional 800 square feet with living area, modern kitchen, bathroom, and central air/heat. This is a unique property rich with history and charm. The house is truly of a grand scale not seen today and was originally part of the Gignilliat cotton farm and vineyard. A trained civil engineer, George Warren Gignilliat constructed the house with a bearing wall foundation, and evidence suggests that the architect was George Barber of Knoxville Tennessee. The pictures do not do the home justice. If you ever wanted to live in a home comparable to the house in "The Big Chill, nows your chance!

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300 W South First Street Seneca, SC 29678

  • Price: $949,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 40 Days
  • Updated: 59 min ago
  • ID#: 1460292
4
Beds
3
Baths
1
½ Baths
3.99
Acres
5200-5399
SQFT
$179
$/SQFT
1898
Built
Neighborhood:
None
County:
Oconee
Area:
055
Elementary School:
Ravenel
Middle School:
Seneca
High School:
Seneca
Property Description
The stunning G.W.Gignilliat House is a designated state landmark in the wonderful town of Seneca, South Carolina. Built in 1898 and situated on over 3 acres of park-like grounds, the property has spacious privacy as well as proximity to the town and shopping. The current (second) owners focused for over 30 years with an open checkbook on painstakingly preserving and restoring of every aspect of this Queen Anne Victorian home. The exterior color scheme was meticulously restored to the original colors and patterns revealing many delightful architectural details. Original stained-glass windows are prominent in the foyer, parlor and stairwell. The 13 room, two-story living area is over 5000 square feet, not including a fully floored attic, basement, and guest apartment. Each floor has a "dog run hallway with six rooms adjoining. The 12' high ceilings on the first floor and 11' high ceilings on the second floor are joined by two staircases, which creates a spacious roominess throughout and keeps the interior cool during summer. There are a total of 8 oak fireplace mantles with hearth tiles imported from England (mantles sealed and inoperable today). Beautiful 1 1/4" oak flooring was installed in the public rooms in 1927, and the private rooms retain the original "heart pine" flooring which is in fabulous condition. All rooms are bright and airy and have multiple large windows with delightful views of a fully manicured lawn and private forest. Most rooms have been painstakingly restored, with the old paint removed from ceilings and walls and professionally refloated and painted, and the doors and trim were painstakingly stripped and properly stained to reveal the beautiful original wood underneath. All electrical and plumbing systems have been refreshed and updated. The house retains a fully functioning, gas fired steam heating system with radiators in every room. Two new heat pump units provide upstairs air-conditioning and supplemental heating. Two mini split air conditioning units are located on the first floor in the kitchen and home office. A beautiful new Da Vinci simulated slate roof was installed in 2021. A derelict carriage house was replaced in 1999 with a beautiful two-story garage apartment building with exterior styling to match the main house. The guest apartment boasts an additional 800 square feet with living area, modern kitchen, bathroom, and central air/heat. This is a unique property rich with history and charm. The house is truly of a grand scale not seen today and was originally part of the Gignilliat cotton farm and vineyard. A trained civil engineer, George Warren Gignilliat constructed the house with a bearing wall foundation, and evidence suggests that the architect was George Barber of Knoxville Tennessee. The pictures do not do the home justice. If you ever wanted to live in a home comparable to the house in "The Big Chill, nows your chance!
Exterior Features

Approx Lot Dimensions 615X195 Driveway Circular Exterior Features ElevatorPorch-FrontPorch-Wrap Around Exterior Finish Wood Foundation Basement Garage Capacity 2 Garage Type Detached Garage Lot Description CornerLevelSidewalkSome Trees Parking Garage Detached Garage 2 Cars Roof Composition Shingle Storage Space AtticGarage Stories 2 Style Victorian

Interior Features

Appliances DishwasherDryerOven-ElectricRefrigerator Basement Unfinished Bedroom2 Size 15X18 Bedroom3 Size 20X16 Bedroom4 Size 15X4 Bedrooms Main Level 0 Cooling System Central ForcedElectricMulti-Units Dining Room Size 20X16 Fireplace Screen Fireplaces 6 Floors Hardwood Full Baths On Main Lvl 0 Great Room Size 19X16 Heating System ElectricForced AirMulti-UnitsNatural Gas Interior Features 2 Story FoyerAttic Stairs PermanentBookcaseCeiling 9Ft+Ceiling SmoothSome Window TrtmntsWalk In Closet Kitchen Size 15X14 Laundry 1st Floor Living Room Size 14X18 Master Bedroom Features Master On 2nd LvlMultiple Closets Master Bedroom Size 19X16 Specialty Room LaundryOffice/Study Water Heater Electric

Property Features

Additional Fees None Approx Age 50+ Auction YN No Condo Regime Includes None Docs On File House PlansLead Based Paint Doc.Seller Disclosure Documents With Offer Copy Earnest Money CheckLead Based Paint LetterPre-Approve/Proof Of FundSigned Sds Foreclosure YN No Garbage Pickup Public Hoa Community Amenities None Hoa YN No Lake Property No Lead Based Paint Disc Req Yes Res Property Disc Req Yes Sewer Public Short Sale YN No Water Public

Listing information © 2022 Greater Greenville Association of Realtors MLS
Listing provided courtesy of Frank Julian of Exp Realty Llc.


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Offered by Frank Julian of Exp Realty Llc