Originally built in 1935, this Abbeville mansion has history, charm and splashes of color all in 5,399 square feet.
Oh, it also has an elevator, a library, a sauna, a cabana, a rose garden and a well on the property.
The mansion, located at 600 Fifth Street in Abbeville, had additions designed by A Hayes Town added in the 1980s. The five-bedroom, eight-bathroom historical mansion is on the market for $700,000.
Beyond the winding driveway, the home sits surrounded by live oaks, some adorned with swings, and a welcoming porch.
The crisp white foyer has stairs that lead to the second floor, and doors that offer glimpses into the colorful, wallpapered living areas. One area has built-ins with turquoise backgrounds and plenty of natural lighting. Another is enhanced with red walls and a fireplace, perfect for nights spent listening to the baby grand piano.
The office also acts as a library, complete with top-to-bottom wood paneling, bookshelves and cabinets, and accented with top to bottom, with intricate carvings in the doors. Another wood-centered living area has built-ins and doors that lead to a ground-level brick patio with views of the property.
Take the curving staircase — or the elevator — to the second floor where most of the bedrooms and bathrooms can be found, all unique in their own way. The master suite has a walk-in closet and shower with a bench.
Not included in the living area is a dream basement — brick walls are embellished with a fireplace, smoker and wet bar — that opens to a putting green at ground level.
In addition to the main house, there is a guest house with a workshop and sauna designed by A Hayes Town.
The grounds, a stunning 6.31-acre lot, encompasses century-old Live Oak trees, a pool and an established rose garden with an arbor.
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