c. 1898 – Batesburg, SC

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National Register
Posted January 2019. This home has been archived on OHD. The sold status is unknown.
Added to OHD on 1/24/19   -   Last OHD Update: 4/5/19   -   28 Comments
243 Saluda Ave, Batesburg, SC 29006

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  • $135,000
  • 4 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 4382 Sq Ft
  • 1.94 Ac.
Historic home with high ceilings, wide hallways, gorgeous woodwork, heart of pine hardwoods, cypress exterior, double porches, plus 250 sf workshop w/HVAC, screened porch and a large detached 2 car garage. Home has a lot to offer. Now is your chance to own a piece of history. Do not let this one pass you by. Call today to arrange a private showing.
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Katherine Wrisley, Keller Williams Realty
(803) 772-5858
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28 Comments on c. 1898 – Batesburg, SC

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 10321 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    I don’t know if the mantels that were removed were original but if so I hope they hurt their back tearing them out.

  2. CharlestonJohnCharlestonJohn says: 846 comments

    According to the NRHP listing, Brook Cartledge built this fine late Victorian house around 1898. I’ll pretend the mantels were carefully removed and are being painstakingly refinished to their original condition prior to being returned to their proper place here.


  3. AvatarMonChiChiPox says: 229 comments

    Mantles or not 135K? This looks like the bargain of the century. This house is BEAUTIFUL!

    • AvatarBarbara Ireland-Davis says: 6 comments

      Whenever I see a doable house, such as this one, I always check out the data records on the town. Location, crime, job availability? The houses seem too good to be true, at times. I love the curved walls and I would be perfectly content in a house like this although I would start all over on the kitchen. Everyone’s taste is different.

  4. AvatarBethany otto says: 2656 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Escondido, CA

    I love seeing a house empty of distracting furnishings. What a great house and property. I would probably even keep the 80’s kitchen.

  5. AvatarLou says: 20 comments

    Wow! This is a great home! I absolutely love that staircase! I would gut the kitchen and put in one more suitable for the year of the house. I hate new kitchens in old houses!

  6. AvatarGarth says: 12 comments

    It’s a lovely house, and I agree with Kelly that the FP should never have been removed.

    A pet peeve of mine, however, is people who should know better- like RE agents listing southern houses- putting the word ‘of’ in the middle of ‘heart pine’, where it’s never supposed to go, and which inaccuracy is in this case immensely compounded by then calling it ‘hardwoods’, which it flatly… isn’t.

    I realize that’s a strong reaction to a four-word snippet in an otherwise fine description, but there it is.

  7. AvatarKeith Sanders says: 104 comments

    This is a very interesting house. The enclosed bottom half of the staircase spills onto the floor while the open upper half leads to something rather more than a landing – remarkable design. The large transition areas put me somewhat in mind of Edwin Luytens’ work. I would never see the attic – I can’t get above six feet on a ladder without freezing up. An in-sync kitchen redo would help, as would replaced/replica mantles. What a place!

  8. AvatarJamesthegood says: 54 comments

    Nice place and looks like a very peaceful looking property. I hope those mantles are stored away for new owners but doubt that since the tub and bathroom mirrors seem to have disappeared. If they were sold to squeeze out some extra cash than its disgusting and wonder what else was ripped out. I would definetly check wires and pipes! If they had left all things alone I’m sure the house would have left any future buyer willing to pay more for a well kept and seemingly loved home.

  9. AvatarJenny says: 4 comments

    Residential purchase for $210,000 in 5/2007 from a foreclosure and foreclosured again in 3/30/18 for outstanding $179,000. Listed repeatedly $137,750 down to $56,000 in 10/24/18. Sold 11/2018 for 80,000 (perhaps from foreclosure trustees back to bank?). This poor house! My guess is people keep biting off more than they can chew. Mantels and other details probably removed during an attempted renovation.

    • AbMellyAbMelly says: 44 comments
      OHD Supporter

      1920 Craftsman

      I thought I’ve seen this house before! Glad to know I’m not crazy. I LOVE this house. But the stolen mantles are so upsetting. 🙁

  10. AvatarRick says: 78 comments

    What’s old is new again, those beadboard ceilings are amazing. Second floor landing is the largest I’ve ever seen, so cool.

  11. AvatarAnne Hamilton says: 214 comments

    The street view is amazing too, a beautiful white entrance fencing. This is a georgous house! And what a price! At least they left one mantel so they could be replicated. I hate theiving people when they rape these old beauties. I hope somebody snaps her up who loves these old gals!


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