Friday, July 12, 2013

Historic Home In Society Hill South Carolina For Sale

South Carolina Historic Home in Society Hill, Darlington County.

Its the house that Adam built.. Adam Marshall, an immigrant from Ireland, and his wife Mary, in 1785, chose Society Hill to build their home. Adam served in the South Carolina militia and did trade in this once small port community that borders the storied Great Pee Dee River, he was known to immerse himself into local civic affairs, more on that later.

The home was later purchased by Maximillian Booker Gandy Sr and it has remained in Gandy family since. The Society Hill Gandys descend from Brinkley Gandy, a Revolutionary War veteran who fought at the Battle of Guilford Court House, which served to hasten Cornwallis retreat to Yorktown and the American victory.

The Adam Marshall home, sits back from the towns Main Street and is one of its most beautiful. Sited on nearly 9 acres of equestrian friendly land, this wonderful property can accommodate a diverse set of lifestyles that include a love for historic structures, equestrian activity, country atmosphere, bed & breakfast, hobby farm, or the need for living space in grand form.

Just a short trot from the famed H. Cooper Black Equestrian Park, this property is amidst an active horsing community. Equipped with fenced acreage and barn, it makes an ideal setting for an equestrian farm. For those who love history and antique structures, this majestic structure will not disappoint. It lies in the first settlement of Darlington County, a community that is dotted with historic homes that grant a peek into its past and the prominence that this lovely port town once held.

As you approach the home your eye wanders at the numerous focal points.. The spacious porch, towering trees, the pasture.. and the small vineyard. As you make your way up the steps and to the porch, you can imagine it filled with swings, rocking chairs, and lots of conversation.

Indoors, you will be captured by the beautiful, breath taking, winding stairway.. lustrous hardwood floors, ornate moldings and trimmings throughout, eye capturing marble fireplaces that exude a warmth, stately ceilings, pocket doors, and fabulous tall windows.

The fun it would be to make this house your home, filling it with cherished furnishings and antiques, inviting family and friends over and entertaining them in opulence. The comforts for living are not sacrificed, it offers a very spacious 3837 square feet of living space that is kept cozy with gas furnace and central air conditioning. For those unexpected moments of power loss, it also offers an emergency generator for backup.

With five bedrooms and 3.5 baths, it certainly grants the space populating.. and when those occasions for formality and entertaining present themselves, the wide hallway, formal living room and dining room answer the call.

Outdoors, whether your hobby is equestrian focused, hobby and organic farming, flower gardening, or other, there are lots of landscape to play on and barn and buildings to work for stowing and work.

The outbuildings consist of spacious barns, a detached 3 bay garage, and storage buildings. A portion of the acreage is fenced and its dotted with mature, adorning trees and plantings.

Geographically the property is less than 30 minutes from Florence where youll find interstates, regional airport, excellent healthcare, tasty dining, sports & auto racing, shopping, colleges and much more. It is also an easy drive to Myrtle Beach, Charlotte, and Columbia.

With all its history, square footage, acreage, and opportunity it is affordably priced. Please contact us for a personal viewing of this historical, feature rich property.

For more about its history and builder, CLICK HERE

Serving Society Hill South Carolina, Cheraw, Chesterfield County, Darlington County homes, farms, ranches, historical homes & recreational property.. United Country Michael & Associates, offers the finest selection of homes, recreational land, waterfront property, wooded acreages, hunting properties, historic property, as well as retirement property. In addition we offer our services to those looking to purchase rural South Carolina real estate such as farms, ranches, small and large acreages.