Harleston Village in Downtown Charleston, SC

Harleston Village is made up of more than fifty blocks, making it one of the largest neighborhoods in Downtown Charleston. Bordered by Broad Street to the south, King Street to the east, and Calhoun Street to the north, Harleston Village offers an ideal location for home buyers. If you’re wanting to live within easy walking distance of some of the best shopping and restaurants in Charleston, this historic neighborhood should certainly be on your list to consider.

harleston village wentworth mansion

When it was established in the late 1700’s, Harleston Village was largely made up of tidal creeks which were used to power the lumber mills. Residential development took place gradually over the next century as many prominent Charlestonians built homes that remain some of the most impressive on the entire Charleston Peninsula. In 1786, Harleston Village started the first golf club in the United States. Although the neighborhood has never had a golf course, the club was deemed more as a social club for the Charleston as well as British elite. In 1886, Francis Rodgers built a five-story home boasting 24,000 square feet, Tiffany windows, and hand-carved marble fireplaces. Today, the home (referred to as the Wentworth Mansion, pictured) is a five star hotel which has been named the #1 Small City Hotel in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure. On the hotel grounds there is also a AAA Four-Diamond, Forbes Four Star restaurant called Circa 1886 which has a fantastic menu with local fare.

homes overlooking colonial lake charleston

In the 1890’s Harleston Village converted one of its tidal pools into Colonial Lake. Today, this park is a popular destination for runners and dog walkers due to its central location and beautiful views. The homes overlooking Colonial Lake are some of the most sought after in Harleston Village. In addition to Colonial Lake, Harleston Village has several nice parks. Moultrie Park is located on Ashley Avenue and features six lighted tennis courts, a playground, a basketball court, and an intramural field. Cannon Park, located at the intersection of Rutledge Avenue and Calhoun Street, has a playground and a large, grassy area where dogs can run freely during certain hours of the day.

Home buyers are generally very pleased with the two private schools located in Harleston Village. Charleston Day School serves first through eighth grade students and enrolls just over 200 students per year. Mason Preparatory School is considerably larger, with over 300 students in grades one through eight. For private high school options, Ashley Hall (all-girls) and Porter Gaud are only a 5 to 10 minute drive.

Harleston Village Real Estate

college of charleston sc

Harleston Village sees a steady demand from home buyers due to its prime location, the many shops and restaurants within walking distance, its scenic parks, and its good private schools. The neighborhood is also popular among investors looking to rent out their properties to students attending College of Charleston or MUSC (Medical University of South Carolina). The majority of the College of Charleston campus (pictured) lies within Harleston Village, and the medical university is located on the northern boundary of the community. Whether you’re looking for an investment property, a low maintenance condo to use as a second home, or a historic single family home, Harleston Village offers a location that is hard to beat in Downtown Charleston.

Current Homes for Sale in Harleston Village:

Price, Low to High
26 Properties Found.
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34 - 78 Queen Street

$275,000
MLS® #17001979

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 214 SQ FT, 0.22 ACRES
Built in 1981
Condo
Welcome to the Elliott House Inn which went under an extensive restoration in 2008 and reopened in 2011 as a con…

Photo of Listing #17012224

4 - 9 West Street

$324,900
MLS® #17012224

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 474 SQ FT
Built in 1991
Condo
Charming Duplex in the heart of historic Charleston! With two French doors opening to a private alley filled wit…

119-b - 119 Wentworth Street

$389,000
MLS® #16032013

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 1 BA, 937 SQ FT
Built in 1960
Condo
Superb location! Next to College of Charleston in Harleston Village. First floor condo in the heart of downtown …

119-d - 119 Wentworth Street

$389,000
MLS® #16032014

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 1 BA, 937 SQ FT
Built in 1960
Condo
Superb location! Next to College of Charleston in Harleston Village. Second floor condo in the heart of downtown…

A - 58 Rutledge Avenue

$429,900
MLS® #17000805

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 701 SQ FT
Built in 1880
Condo
Superior Location for Condo with parking...stunning 1 BR, 1 BA unit located in downtown Charleston! Easily Acces…

A - 86 Beaufain Street

$565,000
MLS® #16022883

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1369 SQ FT
Built in 1870
Condo
Superb Condo, Unbeatable Location...stunning 2 BR, 2BA condo perfectly located in downtown Charleston! Gorgeousl…

Photo of Listing #17006817

B - 57 Montagu Street

$675,000
MLS® #17006817

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 3 BA, 1500 SQ FT, 0.1 ACRES
Built in 1915
Condo
Beautifully renovated, two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath, 1500 sq. ft., second floor space with a classic front p…

1 - 55 Ashley Avenue

$697,850
MLS® #16027590

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 991 SQ FT
Built in 1912
Condo
Cosmopolitan flat on newly ($5 million) refurbished Colonial Lake. This stunning water-view property has a Priv…

B - 108 Queen Street

$720,000
MLS® #17006393

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 3 BA, 2106 SQ FT
Built in 1870
Condo
You can't find a better location. Being just one block from King St. it allows you to walk or bike just about an…

1-a - 7 Pitt Street

$749,000
MLS® #17005739

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 2 BA, 938 SQ FT
Built in 1840
Condo
Sophisticated interior designed by noted architect EE Fava. Nestled in a quiet location convenient to all the b…

Photo of Listing #17013862

8 Halsey Street

$889,000
MLS® #17013862

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 1972 SQ FT, 0.1 ACRES
Built in 1910
House
Meticulously maintained home with private garden boasting large cirtus trees and Garden House. Perfect walk to M…

C - 105 Rutledge Avenue

$895,000
MLS® #17009217

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 2390 SQ FT
Built in 1835
Condo
Beautiful, sunlight filled two story condominium in c.1820 Smith Mikell house in the heart of Harleston Village.…

C - 95 Ashley Avenue

$925,000
MLS® #17013217

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 2315 SQ FT
Built in 1840
Condo
Spectacular 2-story top floor unit situated in former mayor, William Courntenay's Greek Revival residence. This …

172 Wentworth Street

$1,000,000
MLS® #17012699

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
5 BR, 5 BA, 2812 SQ FT, 0.09 ACRES
Built in 1898
House
This is a fabulous Charleston Single located in the heart of Harleston Village. This home has recently had a ma…

218 Wentworth Street

$1,150,000
MLS® #16017352

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
5 BR, 4 BA, 3500 SQ FT, 0.15 ACRES
Built in 1839
House
Incredible opportunity to own a piece of Charleston's history right on the Harbor! Built in 1839, this classic C…

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