West Ashley Homes for Sale: 8 Cochran Court, 498 Albemarle Road #314 & 852 Colony Drive

November 16, 2020

West Ashley is a section of Charleston that is located across the Ashley River from the historic area of the downtown Charleston peninsula. Areas of interest, including the Avondale commercial district and West Ashley Greenway, are popular with residents of the area, and there is a host of both local and regional shops, restaurants and grocery stores nearby.  Read on to learn more about our featured West Ashley listings.

8 Cochran Court

Located in one of West Ashley’s most desirable neighborhoods, The Crescent, sits 8 Cochran Court.  The iconic neighborhood is known for its stately homes and its close access to nearby waterways, local shops and restaurants, Porter-Gaud School and downtown Charleston.  The nearly 6,000 square foot home was built in 1967 and has been extensively renovated, adding 3,000 square feet onto the original home.

The home has a traditional floor plan with expansive living spaces.  A long entry hall leads into the 25 x 25 foot family room, accented with a fireplace, built-in bookshelves and French doors opening to the backyard.  From here, you will find the designer kitchen complete with top-of-the-line finishes including granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, ample cabinets, a spacious pantry and a large center island.  Highlights of the interior spaces include gleaming hardwood floors, high ceilings and large windows.  There are also several other entertaining spaces in the home including two formal dining rooms, a sitting room adjoining the kitchen, a formal living room and a laundry room with a built-in office. There are five bedrooms in the home and six full bathrooms, along with a dedicated home office and gym.

In addition to the interior features, there is also a lot to enjoy on the property itself.  The home is located on a quiet cul de sac and it is set back from the street with a front courtyard, complete with a central fountain and lush landscaping, adding to its curb appeal.  Sitting on over an acre lot, there is also an incredibly private backyard, accented by mature trees and landscaping, a luxury saltwater pool designed and built by Atkinson Pools, and an outdoor chess court.

For more information on this home or to setup a showing, please contact listing agent Julia Armstrong.

498 Albemarle Road #314

If you’re looking for a luxury condo close to downtown, our listing at 498 Albemarle #314 may be the perfect fit.  The 1 bed, 1.5 bath condo is located on the third floor of Albemarle and overlooks the resort-style pool.  The unit has a flowing floor plan with nice enhancements such as a fireplace, crown molding, built-in bookshelves, and hardwood floors.  The living spaces, including the kitchen, living room and dining area, flow together creating a comfortable setup for everyday living or entertaining.  A covered balcony looks out over the pool and the sunlit primary bedroom suite features a window seat, walk-in closet and en suite bathroom with a tiled shower.  Amenities abound and include a pool, fitness room, sauna and club room.  For more information or to setup a showing, please contact listing agent Brook Griffin.

852 Colony Drive

Our final featured West Ashley listing is a townhome in Proprietors Row at 852 Colony Drive.  The 1,259 square foot home has two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms spread out over two stories.  Hardwood floors are found on the first floor, which encompasses a kitchen with butcher block counters, a dining room and a light-filled living room with a fireplace and access to the rear courtyard.  Upstairs are two well-sized bathrooms along with a full bath.  The home’s location is ideal–close to downtown, Avondale and the Ashley River.  For more information or to setup a private showing, please contact listing agents Jay Unger and Phil Sykes.