Historic Homes To Own In The Florence Area | Local news


A piece of southern history just waiting to be yours! Built in 1902 by William Dargan Coggeshall and known as the historic Coggeshall-Edwards House, this 7 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home is located in the historic district of Darlington. The Coggeshall-Edwards home is on a 1.99 acre corner lot with entrances from both Oak St. and North St. This two story brick house was built in 1902 in the Prairie style and is nearly 120 years old porch, Porte-Cochere and several screened porches that surround the structure. Upon entering the house, you are greeted by the grandeur of the original wooden floor, paneling, and grand staircase with custom-made spindles and hand-carved railings in the foyer. On the ground floor you will find a living room, a dining room, a kitchen, a study, a veranda, a full bath, a toilet and a bedroom. At the back of the house on the first floor there is a private apartment consisting of 2 rooms and a full bath. The second level has four more bedrooms, 2 of which have access to the upper screened porch. Further on the second floor you will find another 2 full baths, a children’s room apartment with a morning kitchen and a full bathroom. Features of this home include: original hardwood floors, hardwood floors, original tile in most bathrooms, claw foot tubs, antique moldings, pocket doors, original crystal chandeliers, and 7 fireplaces, one of which is a copy of the fireplace in the South Carolina governor’s mansion and a detached garage with a bathtub. Mechanically, the house has a 4-zone HVAC system, insulation under the house and a fully insulated attic. Along with the mature landscaping, the house has a well and an irrigation system. There is a magnificence to this house and estate that cannot be duplicated! Come and see this property and let yourself be carried away to an enchanted time of the past.


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