Baker House condominiums for sale- Historic Downtown Charleston South Carolina
PLEASANT SULLIVAN'S ISLAND
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The 1912 structure was opened as Charleston’s first maternity hospital, purposely built on this location along the Ashley River waterfront overlooking scenic Colonial Lake to provide cooling breezes and peaceful views for the patients inside. Baker Hospital enjoyed an enduring reputation as an outstanding facility based on the care and attention give to every detail, a concept that was also essential in its conversion to a condominium property.
Exquisitely-appointed units feature extravagant wainscoting, architrave molding and compelling entrance areas decked with Ionic columns and Roman arches. The charming location provides scenic views of Colonial Lake and the historic Harleston Village section of the city. Very near the Baker House, America’s first golfing club was founded in 1768 on the windswept expanses of the western peninsula by Scottish merchants who brought their game to the new world.
The breezy Ashley River waterfront area became a treasure trove of grand houses throughout Charleston’s heralded colonial and antebellum eras, and captivating avenues nearby are lined with stately architecture. The Baker House added its own special structural grace to this section of the city with its distinctive rouged brick exterior, high-hipped roof, expansive fanlight arches and imposing Imperial style front staircase. Impressive views from the condo units take in the spectacle of Colonial lake, which was first created as a public pleasure ground in the 1760‘s. The largest lake on the Charleston peninsula attracts people and wildlife, as joggers, bicyclists, and picnickers share the banks of flowers, giant trees and lapping lake water with a song birds and butterflies. The Baker House blends well into this attractive Charleston nook, always known for its man-made comforts and natural pleasures
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