About This 1890 Fixer Upper In Darlington South Carolina
The “E.T. West House”, Circa 1890, is located within the Historic District of Darlington, SC and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Historic District is rich in character and old-world charm and is known as “Reese Row” after the self-taught African American master carpenter, architect & entrepreneur, Lawrence Reese. Mr. Reese’s houses are known for their intricate woodwork and elaborate gothic-style architectural elements.
This Queen Ann Victorian home offers 4,246 sqft, 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 12-14′ ceilings, 8 ornate fireplaces, French doors, two balconies, stained glass windows & transom windows throughout much of the home. You will also find hard wood floors in the majority of the home, although carpet covers some of them. As was customary of the time, there are not one, but TWO outdoor kitchens that could transform into offices or used for storage. There is a butler’s pantry nestled nicely between the kitchen and formal dining room. The primary suite is on the main floor & is connected to a full bath with a claw foot tub.
Upstairs are four more large bedrooms, two of which have their own private balconies that are accessed by ornate wooden French doors. Outside you will cherish the large, lush back yard with mature trees & a detached 3 car carport. The home needs some love & attention & is priced accordingly. With the right touch, this magnificent home could be a homeowner’s dream. A 30 year roof was installed in 2021. Being sold AS IS.