Description for 504 S Johnson, Gaffney, SC
This historic home is unique and one of a kind! Located in Gaffney, SC, this home sits on a beautifully landscaped lawn with wrought iron gates, boxwoods, formal French parterre garden with in-ground fountain, complete privacy with 14-18’ hedges, Plank and Bamboo fence, gravel walks and gardens modeled after the gardens of Charleston. The home displays incredible workmanship from its day: Library with mahogany bookcases, cabinets and marble fireplace, detailed wood work throughout on doorways, banisters; detailed ironwork on railings and sunroom overlooking the gardens, lots of outdoor spaces – carriage house, high ceilings, Large open rooms, Wood floors, Solid Brick Walls, Second floor offers oversized hallway with hand painted floor, and exterior items common to the late 1900's still intact. Originally owned by Mary Griffin – a major civic persona in Gaffney. Subsequent to her death, the property was acquired by Gaylord Perry, the baseball player who received the Cy Young award twice in his career. The home has 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, flex room on second floor and much more. The kitchen is large and connects to the butler’s pantry with wooden cabinets & custom built in’s and the sunroom for drinking your morning coffee or your afternoon toddies. It also boasts 7 fireplaces two of which have been converted to gas. Each room is unique with its' own story – The dining room and formal living room have 14” ceilings, oversized windows and pocket doors. Solid hard wood floors (Mostly heart of pine) and light fixtures indicative of the era. Downstairs bath features oversized walk-in shower, brown marble, mahogany, recessed lighting, coffered ceiling with heated towel rack. The master bedroom is complete with a full bath that includes white marble, recessed lighting, double vanity and recessed lighting. Third bath with marble to ceiling, tub, double sink with oversized mirrors and custom built cabinetry. The construction of the house is absolutely amazing - for you contractors, engineers, and architects, you will be truly amazed. Schedule your showing today.