Historic Homes in Charleston, South Carolina

historic homes in charleston sc

Charleston historic homes fetch some of the highest real estate prices in the Charleston area because home buyers are willing to pay top dollar to own a piece of Charleston's rich history. Most of these are located on the southeast side of the peninsula around the Charleston Battery. These homes are the most expensive and exclusive homes in Downtown Charleston. Home prices go up to $8 million plus depending on the location and the historic relevance of the property.

With the exception of Old Village in Mount Pleasant, most of these homes are concentrated in historic neighborhoods of Downtown Charleston such as South of Broad, Harleston Village, the French Quarter, and Ansonborough. South of Broad is made up of all the homes south of the largely commercial Broad Street. The Battery and Rainbow Row are considered part of South of Broad. Harleston Village had the first golf club in the United States, even though it did not have a golf course. It is located near the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). The French Quarter gets its name from the French heritage of many of its former residents. It has the famous Dock Street Theatre and the only French Huguenot church remaining in the U.S. Ansonborough was Charleston's first suburb.

Charleston Homes Built Before 1900:

Price, High to Low
186 Properties Found.
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29 Legare Street

$12,499,000
MLS® #18026272

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
5 BR, 6 BA, 7800 SQ FT, 0.68 ACRES
Built in 1835
House

In one of the prettiest cities, on one of the City's grandest streets, on one of the largest lots South of Broad…

69 Church Street

$9,995,000
MLS® #20002555

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
7 BR, 9 BA, 8524 SQ FT, 0.29 ACRES
Built in 1745
House

69 Church Street is one of the largest pre-Revolutionary houses in the city, with a grand estate lot stretching …

44 S Battery

$6,950,000
MLS® #20017253

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
7 BR, 8 BA, 7520 SQ FT, 0.21 ACRES
Built in 1835
House

This grand South Battery residence is composed of a 4 bedroom, 4 full and 2 half bath main house with water view…

17 Meeting Street

$6,450,000
MLS® #19015624

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
5 BR, 6 BA, 5276 SQ FT, 0.19 ACRES
Built in 1756
House

If these walls could talk. This pristine c 1756 Charleston Single stands tall and proud on the corners of Meetin…

22 Elliott Street

$4,995,000
MLS® #20003425

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 4 BA, 4389 SQ FT, 0.06 ACRES
Built in 1793
House

22 Elliott Street in renowned South of Broad. This historic property has been meticulously restored and features…

Photo of Listing #19022285

39 Meeting Street

$4,995,000
MLS® #19022285

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
6 BR, 5 BA, 6644 SQ FT, 0.24 ACRES
Built in 1766
House

39 Meeting Street, built for the St. Michael's Church Rectory C. 1766, is a truly beautiful and unique property …

58 South Battery

$4,950,000
MLS® #19029879

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 5 BA, 5029 SQ FT, 0.22 ACRES
Built in 1800
House

The John Blake House, Circa 1800, is an L-shaped, two and a half story black cypress and heart pine frame struct…

62 South Battery Street

$4,900,000
MLS® #20002912

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 5 BA, 5848 SQ FT, 0.12 ACRES
Built in 1850
House

This 1850 three story house has been restored to perfection using only the highest quality materials and workman…

26 S Battery

$4,750,000
MLS® #18007821

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
7 BR, 6 BA, 7059 SQ FT, 0.47 ACRES
Built in 1853
House

One of the finest major surviving Italianate buildings erected in Charleston before the civil war. The front fa…

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