Historic Charleston: Downtown Charleston SC homes for sale


     Charleston’s historic peninsula is one of America’s most treasured visual and architectural gems, and among its most sought-after residential addresses. Enchanting old-world streets lined with statuesque 18th and 19th century homes are accented by florid gardens and wrought iron gates, and pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods include the charm of cobblestone streets and quiet colonial churchyards. Captivating waterfront properties flank the downtown area along the Cooper and Ashley rivers and across breath-taking Charleston harbor, where dolphins splash and pelicans dive in an alluring spectacle of yachts, sailboats and barrier islands.

     The peninsula features a variety of famed districts and boroughs that each have their own special charm. The area south of Broad Street is perhaps the most notable, with its tantalizing antebellum mansions, dazzling waterfront, and the largest group of pre-Revolutionary War houses in America. The fabled French Quarter boasts quaint theaters, taverns and art galleries amid quiet, historically-notable exteriors. Along the Ashley River, Harleston Village and Cannonborough are alluring with grand houses from the plantation era, as well as tasteful new condominiums. To the east and the Cooper River, Ansonborough, Mazyckborough and Wraggborough display the grandeur of old Charleston that still echoes with the sound of horse-drawn carriages.

     All downtown neighborhoods are within a short stroll or bicycle ride to verdant parks and waterfront areas, such as White Point Garden, with its rows of historic cannons, and Liberty Square, with its harbor tours and views of nearby maritime museums. For all its illustrious past. the downtown area is also the most chic of locations for dining, shopping and social functions. The plethora of heralded restaurants includes the romantic Victorian atmosphere of Circa 1886, the tantalizing seafood dishes of 82 Queen, and the classic southern charm of Magnolia’s and High Cotton. First-class shopping against a backdrop of singular historic beauty is unsurpassed along the King Street corridor, where Brooks Brothers, Saks Fifth Avenue and J Crew are among the featured retailers alongside luxurious antique and fashion shops. Charleston has long been known for and fabulous theater, music and art venues, including the historic Dock Street Theater, Pink House Gallery and Memminger Hall, as well as popular nouveau nightlife spots such the Music Farm and Rue de John.        

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  • 20 Elliott Street Charleston $2,100,000.00

    20 Elliott Street · Charleston

    This beautiful George Gibbs home, constructed Circa 1801, is in the heart of downtown Charleston wit

    $2,100,000.00 View Now
  • 84 Bull Street Charleston $550,000.00

    84 Bull Street · Charleston

    Located in the heart of Historic Downtown, this Fully furnished 2 Bedroom condominium is the perfect

    $550,000.00 View Now
  • 45 Rose Ln Lane Charleston $735,000.00

    45 Rose Ln Lane · Charleston

    Wonderful location in the Elliotborough / Cannonborough area of Downtown Charleston. The home was or

    $735,000.00 View Now
  • 116 Ashley Avenue Charleston $750,000.00

    116 Ashley Avenue · Charleston

    Great location in the heart of Historical Charleston with lots of potential. Just steps from Cannon

    $750,000.00 View Now
  • 268 Rutledge Avenue Charleston $850,000.00

    268 Rutledge Avenue · Charleston

    Centrally located in downtown Charleston, within blocks of MUSC, the many restaurants and shops of K

    $850,000.00 View Now
  • 58 Saint Margaret Street Charleston $710,000.00

    58 Saint Margaret Street · Charleston

    Desirable Wagener Terrace!!! Blocks to Hampton Park for walking, biking, special events! Blocks to

    $710,000.00 View Now
  • 5 Doughty Street Charleston $1,550,000.00

    5 Doughty Street · Charleston

    Fantastic short term rental with a bed & breakfast licensure in the heart of MUSC. This 6 bedroom 4

    $1,550,000.00 View Now
  • 14 Murray Boulevard Charleston $2,675,000.00

    14 Murray Boulevard · Charleston

    Sweeping views of the Ashley River and Harbor welcome you home. From your front porch catch spectacu

    $2,675,000.00 View Now
  • 21 George Street Charleston $685,000.00

    21 George Street · Charleston

    THIS IS IT!! Whether you have been looking for a second home, investment or pied~a terre, look NO fu

    $685,000.00 View Now
  • 89 Broad Street Charleston $1,800,000.00

    89 Broad Street · Charleston

    Welcome to historic 89 Broad Street in Charleston, SC! Erected in the late 1700s this Federal style

    $1,800,000.00 View Now