Location, location, location! Just a few blocks from the ''Heart of West Ashley,'' Avondale, and the Whole Foods Shopping center, Carolina Terrace is thriving with grand-Oak lined streets, neighborhood involvement and property renovations. Enjoy all of THE boutique shopping, ''happening'' bars, award-winning dining, Farmer's market, green spaces, extensive walking/running/biking trails and convenient service providers along Savannah Hwy, Avondale and Whole Foods shopping center, all within walking distance of 34 Lolandra. Enjoy a beverage, lunch, or dinner and see for yourself why this area is regularly voted ''the best in all of Charleston'' by locals, then imagine, leisurely walks from your new home to experience it all, again and again. This fabulous location is just a few minutes from. downtown Charleston and allows for exceptionally easy access to Savannah Highway, St. Andrews Blvd, James Island, Folly Beach and I-526.As you drive along Lolandra Avenue, notice the beautiful tree-lined streets, historic cottages, charming bungalows and the moss-draped Grand Oak trees. As you arrive at this wonderful 1940's Charleston cottage, be charmed by its historical presence and unique architecture. Take notice of the custom-made Cypress wood shutters, two-car driveway, Jasmine-laced front picket fence and beautiful mature landscaping that grace the front of this home. As you enter the property, you will find true old Southern charm and character. Opening the door to this charming cottage, you will be greeted by the dining room, kitchen, living room, lovely original hardwood floors, arched doorways, wide moulding, crown moulding, wood- burning fireplace, a side library/office with built-in shelving and a powder room. The open concept lends itself well to entertaining guests; dining room seats up to 8. The spacious kitchen boasts: marble counters, tons of renovated cabinets, bar-top seating for up to 6, Chef's gas cook-top stove and stainless steel appliances, to include a French-door refrigerator. The cozy, light-filled living room provides for a bright and sunny space, perfect for a family, entertaining and/or reading a book by the fire on a cool fall or winter's night. As you walk through the home, delight in the old character and new charm: fabulous original hardwoods, doors and hardware, but also the beautifully updated hardware and lighting fixtures. As you walk through, take notice of the naturally bright and sunny rooms and the large amount of closet space/storage space. Just off the downstairs living spaces, you will find the master bedroom with en-suite bath with tiled floors, double sinks, Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. At the back of the home, and just off the kitchen, you will find a fabulous flex space with a washer and dryer, extra storage/pantry and built-in cabinetry. This space is perfect for an art/craft room, storage or work-out room. Such a great versatile space! Upstairs, you will find 2 sunny bedrooms, with tons of attic storage, and a large full bath. After touring the interior of the home, step out into the huge lush backyard and onto the wonderful brick Herringbone patio that was installed using 18th and 19th century bricks from an 18th-century home in Colleton county. This amazing backyard is perfect for entertaining friends and family, and is complete with: a 10' privacy fence constructed with locally harvested and milled cypress trees, huge fragrant tea privet, Camellias and hydrangeas from low country plantations, raised garden bed, gardening shed/storage shed, large shade trees and wonderful edible landscaping to include a: small plum and apple grove, citrus, bananas and figs. Grill out, sip your morning coffee or read a book while surrounded by your lovely yard. A peaceful oasis in the city. Spend Saturday afternoons working in the gardening shed, tinkering with projects or hobbies. Expect to be impressed by this wonderful neighborhood, tree-lined street and charming Carolina Terrace home! Welcome home to 34 Lolandra Avenue!
Listing courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate.