Downtown Living 

IN SOUTH CAROLINA

Downtown Charleston is an iconic destination whose fame predates America’s independence. From its complicated past to its complimentary present, Charleston majestically marries ancient architecture with current culture. In fact, Travel + Leisure magazine recently voted Charleston the number one city in the world and the friendliest city in the nation. Residents living in downtown Charleston range from the well-heeled, affluent socialite to the starving, talented street artist. Albeit on a much quainter scale, Charleston is similar to New York City in that downtown neighborhoods each possess their own personality. Of course, the common thread of all downtown Charleston neighborhoods is that they proactively preserve the historic homes and vehemently protect against mega commercialization.

At the tip of the peninsula, stately homes along Charleston’s Battery, Church Street, Colonial Lake, and all the cobblestone streets South of Broad are the most expensive and prized treasures of real estate some of which dates back to the mid 1700’s. Here, horse-drawn carriages have the right of way as they carry tourists along Charleston’s historic landmarks. A quintessential and quiet area, the South of Broad mansions range in price from $2 million to more than $10 million. One and two bedroom condos or carriage homes begin in the low $700s. Waterfront estates South of Broad offer direct views of Fort Moultrie and the Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse. Facing the Cooper River, the neighborhood of Ansonborough and Mazyck-Wraggborough boast waterfront property with view of Fort Sumter, Patriots Point, and the Ravenel Bridge. On the west side of the Peninsula, swanky new neighborhoods like Harleston Village are the perfect fit for families who want a suburban feel in a downtown setting. Another family-friendly area is Wagener Terrace, a traditionally older neighborhood that has recently witnessed an influx of younger families who purchase with intent of renovating the interior of the home. College of Charleston students typically enjoy the condos, townhomes, and Charleston single homes in the Cannonborough / Elliotborough or Radcliffeborough sections, which skirt around Charleston’s hub of hip restaurants and bars. The up and coming section of NoMo (North of Morrison) presents homebuyers the opportunity to purchase a Charleston single home within walking distance to popular restaurants such as Taco Boy, Lewis BBQ, Home Team BBQ, and Leon’s Oyster Bar.  

Further inland, Charleston’s little sister, Summerville, boasts a historic downtown district and maintains a small-town allegiance. Though the outskirts of Summerville have grown tremendously, the azalea-lined, Antebellum-style homes and businesses on Main Street have remained unchanged. On Saturdays, downtown Summerville residents enjoy walking to the Farmer’s Market for breakfast, stopping by South Carolina’s oldest pharmacy, Guerin’s Pharmacy (1871), for a root beer float, and then heading to Simmons Barber Shop to talk about Friday night football.

Located between downtown Summerville and downtown Charleston, Hanahan is another popular urbanesque lifestyle. With recent improvements to Park Circle, residents in nearby neighborhoods such as Oak Terrace Preserve, Horizon Village, and Graco Park are able to walk to dinner. Park Circle is quickly becoming a trendy spot for Millennials, who appreciate the eco-friendly design and new construction, green homes. Additionally, Park Circle development is convenient to downtown Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, and the Charleston International Airport.

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32 Legare Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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32 Legare Street

Charleston, Sc 29401

$17,500,000

  • 9 Beds
  • 13 Full Baths
  • 3 Half Baths
  • 17,142 SqFt

Legare Street's Oldest Residence Known Locally As "the Sword Gate," Was Built In 1803. This Federal Style Residence Is Privately Nestled Behind Its Famous Front Gates Which Were Originally Commissioned For The City's Guard House But Rejected Because The Proposed Price Was Too Steep. Sword Gate Was Originally Constructed By Solomon Legare, The Man For Whom Legare Street Is Named, This Elegant Es...

801 - 18 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401

801 - 18 Broad Street

Charleston, Sc 29401

$16,500,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Full Baths
  • 1 Half Baths
  • 8,363 SqFt

This Is Not Just A Penthouse, This Is The Penthouse Is One Of The Best Cities In The World. Elegant, Exclusive, And Sophisticated, This Penthouse Encompasses The Top Two Floors Of The People's Building, Charleston's First Skyscraper. With Spectacular 360-degree Views Of Charleston Harbor, The Atlantic Ocean, The Historic District And Surrounding Areas, This Property Is Truly One-of-a-kind. Th...

60 Montagu Street, Charleston, SC 29401

60 Montagu Street

Charleston, Sc 29401

$12,850,000

  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Full Baths
  • 1 Half Baths
  • 9,345 SqFt

The Theodore Gaillard (gaillard-bennett) House, Circa 1800, Is One Of The Finest Examples Of The Federal Period In Charleston And The Country. This Elaborate Double House And All Auxiliary Buildings Have Been Painstakingly Renovated To Near Perfection Including Restoration Of The Plaster Cornices, Ceiling Decorations, And Composition Fireplace Mantels. The Original Plat Has Been Re-assembled To...

Meeting And Woolfe St, Charleston, SC 29403

Meeting And Woolfe St

Charleston, Sc 29403

$12,500,000

  • 1.10 Acres

Approximately 1.1 Acres Of Vacant Land In Prime Downtown Charleston Located On The Corner Of Meeting And Woolfe St. This Property Can Go Up To 8 Stories - The Portion Directly On Meeting St Can Go Up To 5 Stories. Property Is Currently Split Zoned Between Gb And Li. The General Business (gb) District Allows A Broad Range Of Commercial Uses And Activities. It Is The Most Intensive Commercial ...

805 Jedburg Rd, Summerville, SC 29483

805 Jedburg Rd

Summerville, Sc 29483

$11,000,000

  • 110.00 Acres

Vacant Land Currently Zoned Agricultural On The Frontage Road In Jedburg Area On Swathmore Rd. With High Visibility From I-26. Great Opportunity For Industrial, Retail And Many Other Possibilities. This Land Consist Of 110 Acres With I-26 Frontage Or You Can Combine With 104.5 Acres Next To This Site For A Total Of 214 Acres. Utilities Are In The Area. This Is One Of The Largest Frontage Tract...

2233 N Hwy 17, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

2233 N Hwy 17

Mount Pleasant, Sc 29466

$10,950,000

  • 8.47 Acres

This Centrally Located 8.474 Acre Site Is A Rare Redevelopment Opportunity In Mt. Pleasant. It Is Adjacent The Home Depot Site (old Laing Middle School) At The Signalized Intersection Of Highway 17 And Six Mile Road. Mt. Pleasant Is Among The Fastest Growing Communities In The United States. The Site Is Geographically And Demographically In The Center Of Town, With 40% Of The Population Now L...

805 Jedburg Rd, Summerville, SC 29483

805 Jedburg Rd

Summerville, Sc 29483

$10,450,000

  • 104.50 Acres

Vacant Land Currently Zoned Agricultural On Swathmore Rd. Frontage Rd In Jedburg Area With High Visibility From I-26. Great Opportunity For Industrial, Retail And Many Other Possibilities. This Land Consists Of 104.5 Scres With I-26 Frontage Or You Can Combine With 110 Acres Next To This Site For A Total Of 214 Acres. Utilities Are In The Area. This Is One Of The Largest Frontage Tracts Al...

Hwy 17 N, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

Hwy 17 N

Mount Pleasant, Sc 29466

$10,000,000

  • 10.20 Acres

The Subject Site Offers Approximately 364"+/- Of Frontage Along Highway 17 N With Access To The Property From Brickyard Parkway, An 840 Home Subdivision, And 2 Entrances On Highway 17 N. The Traffic Count Along This Corridor Is 38,300 Vpd. Other Retailers In The Vicinity Include: Carraba's, The Shoppes At Brickyard, Cvs, Walgreens, Walmart, Kohls, Chick-fil-a, Mcdonald's, And More. Majority Of ...

1601 Us-176, Summerville, SC 29483

1601 Us-176

Summerville, Sc 29483

$8,290,000

  • 68.41 Acres

Site Size: Total +/- 68.41 With +/- 37.85 A. Usable With Usace Approved/permitting In Place Zoning: Blend Of Existing Commercial And Flex-1 Currently Being Packaged To Be Changed To Pud-mu Municipality: Berkeley County Road Frontage: +/-1,950 Ln. Ft. Lot Depth: +/- 1,600 Ln. Ft. Description: Vacant Development Land Situated Directly Across From The Cane Bay Development And Adjacent T...

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