One of the finest major surviving Italianate buildings erected in Charleston before the civil war. The front facade features an L-shaped asymmetrical plan with pedimented front gable and arched wooden loggias. The scale, interior arrangement and its ornamentation are ideal for social gatherings. There is a semi-circular staircase lit by an octagonal skylight. There are four bedrooms in the main house, a large eat in kitchen and numerous sitting rooms. At the rear of the property are the original dependencies which provide a two car garage and two separate one bedroom apartments. The lot is one of the largest in the neighborhood with a high privacy wall and plenty of room to build a pool and outdoor entertaining area.