Situated on one of the largest and most private lot on Ralston Creek, 358 Ralston Creek Street is reminiscent of the grandeur and classical appeal of historic homes in downtown Charleston. This home is the embodiment of luxury with pristine views of the marsh, creek and rivers views found only on Daniel Island. The home was designed by renowned architect John Poole and built in 2006 by award-winning builder, Phillip Smith. The 6,440 square feet residence is embellished with immaculate architecture displaying flawless details. The breathtaking custom mouldings and built-ins are overwhelming.
A circular drive and immaculately landscaped front lawn welcome you to the home with its traditional Georgian architecture. Dual staircases lead to the front portico with impressive columns designed to complement the striking entrance. A slate roof covers the home while the porches have copper roofing.
Nestled along the banks of Ralston Creek, this exquisite home offers unsurpassed creek, river and marsh views. Here brilliant sunrises, cerulean skies, and moonlit evenings will take your breath away. The private deepwater IPE dock offers easy access to the creek. The well maintained dock is equipped with electricity and water to ensure the perfect dock experience.
The massive back porch encompasses everything needed for dining al fresco on a southern evening. Constructed with IPE decking and featuring a fabulous outdoor living area, the porch is outfitted with a fireplace and television. Down below the courtyard garden is landscaped to resemble a Charleston garden. This is a unique, serene haven that allows all the charm that embodies the Lowcountry beauty.
INTERIOR FEATURES: The Foyer
The expansive foyer features beautiful white oak floors and is surrounded on either side by the formal dining room and gentleman's study. Recessed windows with paneled shutters are complemented with Georgian inspired built-ins in the dining room. The pine-paneled study is accentuated by beautiful hardwood built-ins with carved panels and a custom fireplace. Leaving the foyer, a barrel hall leads to the grand hall and staircase. Custom crown moulding and wainscoting in hall leads to the family room through arched entryway.
The Family Room
The elegant family room offers expansive space for multiple sitting areas for conversation or to enjoy the warmth of the fireplace. Exquisite details including a custom fireplace with marble surround and custom designed arched display niches balance the design. Beautiful Corinthian columns surround the two sets of recessed doors opening to the back porch. Adjoining the room is the exquisite wet bar. Scrupulous in design with impressive features this will raise the bar on entertaining.
The gorgeous kitchen is a Chef's dream come true. Newly updated this area features multiple highend appliances, cabinets and quartzite countertops. The kitchen radiates opulence with the center island boasting an antique carved panel. The enchanting breakfast room opens to the sunroom and showcases custom Palladian windows that hallmark the creek and marsh vistas. Only to be upstaged by the custom marble fireplace and tongue and groove cathedral ceiling and judge's paneling.
The Owner's Suite
The downstairs owner's wing displays the embodiment of luxury. This lavish sanctuary features exceptional architectural details in the egg and dart moldings and hand painted transoms. The dual bathrooms have custom vanities with gold plated sinks and fixtures by Sherle Wagner. A divine air tub with a hand painted surround and a frameless shower are what creates the uncompromising luxury found here. Extensive organization and storage are created in the linen closet and dressing area.
Guests will love the exquisite second floor with four guest suites. This includes a second floor master suite and two gathering rooms for guests to enjoy. The scrupulous details are consistent with uncompromising luxury found throughout. The guest hallway is complete with French doors leading to the sundeck that offers the most serene views of Ralston Creek and the Wando River.
Additional Features & Highlights
Six bedrooms plus flexible space that could be used for additional bedroom
Seven full and two half bathrooms
Numerous pocket doors
Full laundry room with a sink, granite countertops and storage closet
Gas fueled decorative brass English coal baskets by Home Fires in the Family Room and Study
Two bay garage for four cars and generous storage space
Elevator from the garage that reaches all four stories
Ground level plumbing installed for future bathroom to service a future pool
Expansive attic space for storage
Hurricane-rated Marvin windows and doors
Three HVAC units
Four hot water heaters
Transferrable Golf membership to the Daniel Island Club
Buyer pays a one-time neighborhood enhancement fee of .5% (not to exceed $7271.53) x sales price to Daniel Island Community Fund at closing and an estoppel fee to the Daniel Island Property Owners Association, Inc. Community Fund Disclosure is attached. Daniel Island resale addendum will be required on offer to purchase.
To date, Daniel Island has not had any flooding issues during storms.
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