About this listing
I live alone in an apartment just outside of the city of Charleston in West Ashley. I really have the best of both worlds. I live just away from downtown Charleston, and very near the airport and shopping. At night I can go outside and look up to see the clear Carolina sky and the stars, or make the short ten minute drive downtown to have dinner and go out.
The area is actually incredibly close to all of the plantations along the Ashley River and is also near the original Charles Towne landing of 1670.
I have my own bedroom, living room, dining room, kitchen, washer/dryer, fireplace and porch. I also have access to a 24-hour gym, swimming pool, and hot-tub that are a few yards from my front door. Almost anything you need, I have and it is at your disposal.
There is Wi-Fi near the pool area, clubhouse, and gym. The network is "Plantation Oaks;" the password is: (phone number hidden)". This does NOT reach into the apartment, but is accessible 24/7 in those aforementioned areas. I also encourage you to use your mobile device as a hot-spot inside the apartment.
My bed is a queen sized elevated and royal canopied bed. I have a a pull-out futon couch in the living room. If is so comfortable, that at least twice a week, I fall asleep on it watching TV at night. It sleeps two comfortably, but I also keep a single-size inflatable mattress and one sleeping bag on hand if you need them.
The place would be ideal for a couple, a couple of couples, or a small group of friends to stay.
I ask for honesty, cleanliness, and respect.
I do NOT smoke, and while many of my friends do, I cannot be around it because I am allergic to it.
Charleston is one of the oldest cities in America; a true colonial town. It is also one of the most charming cities in the WORLD. There is so much to see and do, you could NEVER be disappointed. If you stay, you will also never be disappointed.
I invite you to live as I live. This means, you may use anything in my house that you need. I do ask, of course that you do NOT extend this to my wardrobe, of course.
My home is clean, but it is used and lived in. I invite you to do the same, but return it as you found it.
If you are TRULY an honest, kind, chivalrous, WELL MANNERED, clean, exciting, and good humored person, you are welcome to my home and I would like to meet you...
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I am a rare breed. I love life. Granted, I get distraught just like everyone else, but I want to see and do everything. I am blunt; I too often say what I am thinking (which sometimes surprises people since I am also very "southern"). I mimic people; fictional and non-fiction. Not because I wish to mock them, but because I do have a rare gift: I empathize with people and I can assume their point of view, even if it might sicken me. I also try to show the world that manners are not dead. There is a way to be funny and honest, while also being chivalrous. I am driven. I love setting goals and reaching them, but it also kills me if I fail. I am fearless, but my greatest fear is failure and disappointing myself. I love learning. I want to speak as many languages as I can learn in a lifetime. Fashion is my passion. If I could do anything, I would be the editor of Vogue, maybe for Europe. I know what works, and it is not something that can be learned, it is innate. It is style.
I love so many things. This has made my life both extremely interesting and extremely difficult. I live life as an Epicurean: a true Renaissance Man. A small example: I triple-majored in natural sciences from the Honors College, while editing the college yearbook, competing on the club swim and dive team, presiding over the college German Club, and acting as Backstage Model Coordinator and trainer for Charleston Fashion Week. I lived in Germany for a year after I graduated on a Government-funded post-graduate ambassadorial fellowship. I attended one of Germany's oldest universities and helped establish Germany's largest online fashion blog in the UK. Then I helmed the UK division's blog and social media. Now, I tutor and teach Ballroom Dancing. I think that there is always room to learn, and I want to understand the things that intimidate me in addition to the things that I love.
I want to be well known, but I do not care about being famous. The one thing that I try to do more than ANYTHING else is to be myself. I do it everyday, and even though it is hard sometimes, it makes me stronger. So very few people do it, but I try to encourage it. I want to be respected by my superiors and my enemies. I believe that true wisdom only comes when you can respect someone else's opinion, even if it is the exact opposite of your own. I think that this takes a lifetime to do, but what doesn't?