A rare opportunity to own a true Charleston gem, located in the heart of downtown on the Battery, which has been featured in Architectural Digest. Recognized as one of Charleston's most beautiful and notable properties, this pre-Civil War mansion, built in 1856, features lovely fenced grounds with a fountain, lush landscaping, a private driveway and magnificent views of the old Charleston rooftops as well as the islands and the Ravenel Bridge from the rooftop terrace. This two story condominium has a private entrance on East Battery and can also be accessed by an elevator which is adjacent to the parking area. Breathtaking views of the harbor can be seen from almost every room in the home. The home features intricate original woodwork throughout with a different type of wood used in each of the rooms. The original spiral staircase located in the library is truly outstanding and is a highlight of the home. The luxurious first floor suite has been newly renovated and includes two bedrooms, a spa bathroom with a separate water closet with sink, magnificent marbled tile floors, and an updated laundry room. All of the hardwood floors are original and have been refinished. The custom kitchen has exquisite cabinetry, top of the line appliances, a lovely separate breakfast room and showcases beautiful views of the harbor from the floor to ceiling glass windows. Master bedroom has separate "his" and "hers" baths, with an English footed porcelain tub featured in the "hers" bath. This is indeed a unique opportunity to live in one of Charleston's most exceptional properties.