81, 8 1/2 Rutledge Avenue # C, Charleston SC 29401


  • Beds 11
  • Full Bath 6
  • Half Bath 2
  • SQ.FT 11737
  • Year Built 1826

  • Sub division: Harleston Village
  • Status: Active
Front View


This home features a main house with courtyard and caretakers building and garden, a separate legal short term rental, a long term 4 bedroom 2 story rental and a 6 car parking lot.The Sottile-Glover Mansion, in historic Harleston Village blocks from Colonial Park, Cannon Park, MUSC and the College of Charleston. A brilliant area to enjoy historical walks, local boutiques, and five star dining.The main house includes 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a modern kitchen (completely renovated in 2023). Spacious balconies can be reached from the dining and formal room on the first floor and from the bedrooms on second floor both of which overlook a lush courtyard which include a wide variety of flora as well as 20-year-old pomegranate trees.The ground floor features an enclosed piazza perfect for entertaining guests and accessible to the courtyard perfect for your friends and family to enjoy where you can sit back bask in the beautiful scenery and the grand home. An updated mother-in-law suite with a private entrance is located on the ground floor and could function as an independent unit. It additionally has another entrance to access the main house, enclosed piazza and courtyard. Behind the courtyard and main house is the caretakers building now used as storage building. It includes a half bath, eAC and a charming private garden in the rear. This structure has many options for use for those with a vision. The massive Carriage House includes a ground floor legal STR that's 2/1 and a two story long term rental above it that's 4/2 with a private deck on the top. A parking lot located behind the buildings can fit up to 6 cars. Originally constructed by Dr. Glover, this grand Italianate mansion served as a cherished home for his family for numerous years. Passing through the hands of two esteemed Charleston families, the Roses, and the Moises, the mansion eventually found its way to Giovani Sottile in 1910. Mr. Sottile's patronage led to the mansion's transformation into the Italian consulate, a role it maintained under his descendants until the present owners acquired it. Gracing the prestigious National Register of Historic Places since 2019, this distinguished home proudly preserves its opulent formal rooms and numerous original historic features. An Italian gem waiting for you to enjoy


Laundry Features

  • Laundry Room

Parking Features

  • Off Street
  • Other (Use Remarks)

Community Features

  • Dog Park
  • Park
  • Storage
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Trash

Interior Features

  • Ceiling - Smooth
  • High Ceilings
  • Kitchen Island
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Bonus
  • Eat-in Kitchen
  • Family
  • Formal Living
  • Entrance Foyer
  • Great
  • Living/Dining Combo
  • In-Law Floorplan
  • Office
  • Separate Dining
  • Study
  • Utility

Patio And Porch Features

  • Covered
  • Front Porch

Fireplace Features

  • Bedroom
  • Dining Room
  • Family Room
  • Gas Connection
  • Great Room
  • Living Room
  • Three +

Floor Plans

Size Bedrooms Bathrooms Garage
11737 11 6 0

Property Location