The Robert Smalls Home – 511 Prince Street, Beaufort, South Carolina
One of the Stately Historic Homes in The Point.
Rare opportunity to own one of the Historic Homes on The Point, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Constructed in 1834, impeccably maintained, the Robert Smalls Home offers 4 bedrooms, 5 full baths and six fireplaces. Built in 1843 and altered several times, the house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1974 for its association with Robert Smalls (1839-1915). Smalls, born into slavery, achieved notice for commandeering the USS Planter and sailing her to freedom during the American Civil War. After the War he represented South Carolina in the United States House of Representatives during Reconstruction.
The house features a Formal living room on left side of the central hall with a formal dining room on right. The updated, Spacious kitchen features granite, a Viking range, Sub Zero® fridge and dining area. Renovated walk-out lower garden-level offers a 2 bedrooms, full en-suite bath, kitchen, office, sitting area, fireplaces, & French doors to gardens. The carriage house features 2 spacious bedrooms w/ fireplaces, and an en-suite bathroom.
The Guest cottage w/ bedroom and bathroom, marble island, original stone work and wood architectural elements, fireplace, and hardwood floors.
Historic Beaufort homes are best known for their antebellum style overlooking down over the waterfront. The Historic District is composed of two main areas, Old Point and Riverview. Both of these neighborhoods contain a mix of sprawling plantation manors and cozy cottages. Old Point, or “The Point,” as it’s also called, is situated on a peninsula. This means that the neighborhood is surrounded by water; in this case, the Beaufort River, while the Business District of Downtown Beaufort is at the entrance to the peninsula.