Surrounded by over half an acre (. 72) of grand oaks, palm trees, natural landscaping and blooming azalea bushes, this charming 1950's cottage holds unique character and a rich history (as told by the locals). This absolutely gorgeous home is a one-of-a-kind in the west ashley area, and showcases itself as a "true" charleston home.. . A piece of country in the middle of the city. Turn onto the private drive and "escape" into your own private oasis. As you pull up to the home.. . Take in your surroundings as you find yourself transformed back in time. Take a moment to sit on the front porch and watch the sunlight filtering through the trees and listen to the birds singing around you. Notice the serenity of the area, the quiet, and the peace. It will be hard to believe you are in the middle of the charlestowne estates neighborhood and this close to downtown charleston. As you enter the home, you will find a lovely living room with a wood-burning fireplace, great dining area with wonderful wainscoting, and an absolutely fabulous kitchen. This kitchen boasts of: beautiful granite counter tops, 42" white wood cabinets, kitchen island and seating, stainless steel appliances, pantry, utility closet w/washer and dryer, and a wonderful "butler's" pantry/area. The kitchen holds tons of cabinetry and storage and is light-filled and very spacious. Downstairs you will also find two bedrooms, one bathroom and hardwood floors throughout.. .. Upstairs, you will find two bedrooms with all new carpeting/fresh neutral paint, and a bath with all new tile. Outside, you will find a wonderful deck with area to entertain and grill, a porch swing, and a great detached storage shed. This home has been entirely updated and upgraded to meet even the most particular buyers' needs. Expect to be impressed and amazed by this little piece of lowcountry living in the midst of the city.