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
180 Properties Found.
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32 Legare Street

$15,990,000
MLS® #16027451

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
9 BR, 16 BA, 17142 SQ FT, 0.87 ACRES
Built in 1803
House

Legare Street's oldest residence known locally as ''The Sword Gate,'' was built in 1803 and is located on high g…

29 Legare Street

$13,850,000
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…

31 E Battery Street

$6,995,000
MLS® #18020937

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
6 BR, 5 BA, 7505 SQ FT, 0.17 ACRES
Built in 1837
House

Offered for the first time in five generations, the c. 1837 Shackleford-Williams House is an exceptionally well-…

44 South Battery

$6,950,000
MLS® #18007525

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
7 BR, 8 BA, 8878 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…

16 S Adgers Wharf

$6,950,000
MLS® #18024822

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 5 BA, 7000 SQ FT, 0.17 ACRES
Built in 1801
House

Historically known as part of the James Hamilton Company Building and serving as a warehouse for cotton along Ch…

26 S South Battery

$6,650,000
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…

59 Meeting Street

$5,950,000
MLS® #18001835

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 5 BA, 6216 SQ FT, 0.14 ACRES
Built in 1751
House

The Branford-Horry House is a unique pre-Revolutionary dwelling constructed in the heart of the city's oldest ne…

48&48 1/2 South Battery

$5,950,000
MLS® #18027765

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
7 BR, 9 BA, 8300 SQ FT, 0.13 ACRES
Built in 1846
House

The historic James Macbeth House, c. 1846, and charming c. 1790 carriage house are being offered together for t…

Photo of Listing #18028004

11 Church Street

$5,950,000
MLS® #18028004

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
7 BR, 7 BA, 6076 SQ FT, 0.13 ACRES
Built in 1790
House

Below the bend on lower Church Street, in one of the oldest and most charming parts of the city, sits an exquisi…

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