Downtown Charleston, SC Houses for Sale

downtown charleston houses for sale

Downtown is the most sought after area of Charleston, and location is the most important factor in determining home prices. For this reason, you'll find a range of homes (as far as condition and square footage) within the same price range. In short, location all but determines price when it comes to downtown Charleston homes.

Downtown Charleston real estate has seen some of the highest appreciation in the entire metro due largely to its walkability. Since most buyers want to live within walking distance of shopping and restaurants, these more centrally located districts tend to fetch the highest prices. Don't hesitate to contact us today if you have any questions about properties in the area. We've included below 8 of the most popular neighborhoods on the Charleston Peninsula.

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Ansonborough is located within easy walking distance of the Market and King Street areas. Although this was the first suburb of the original walled city back in the late 1600’s, today it offers a good selection of homes dating from the 1800's – not to mention a great, central location.

Cannonborough is one of the most affordable neighborhoods below the Crosstown. This section has seen a good deal of revitalization over the past ten years and still has a good selection of homes in need of renovation. Cannonborough appeals to investors, buyers who enjoy home projects, and also those wanting to live within easy walking distance of upper King Street.

French Quarter is one of the cultural hubs of Downtown Charleston. Boasting the famous Dock Street Theatre and more than 30 art galleries, this neighborhood is known for its Old World charm and French heritage. Plus, the French Quarter’s prime location makes it enormously popular for home buyers wanting to walk to Charleston’s best restaurants, shopping, and sites.

Hampton Park Terrace is adjacent to the Citadel on the northwest section of the peninsula. Although many good places are within walking distance (such as the Riverdogs baseball stadium and also Hampton and Brittlebank Parks), this is not within walking distance of the majority of shops and restaurants in Downtown Charleston.

Harleston Village is one of the largest Downtown Charleston neighborhoods, so it appeals to a wide range of buyers wanting to be near MUSC, CofC, and King Street. Its central location and beautiful parks make Harleston Village a highly desirable area to live.

Radcliffeborough lies between the Medical University of South Carolina and the College of Charleston, so it offers a great location for investors as well as buyers wanting to live close to upper King Street. This is one of the more affordable neighborhoods below the Crosstown, and you’ll still find many homes in need of renovating.

South of Broad is the most prestigious neighborhood in Downtown Charleston. This southernmost section of the peninsula contains the Battery, White Point Gardens, and Rainbow Row. Some of the best views of the Charleston Harbor can be found in South of Broad.

Wagener Terrace is not a very walkable neighborhood because it’s located on the northwest section of the Charleston Peninsula. However, it’s one of the only neighborhoods where you’ll find a large selection of houses in the $400’s and below price range. This up and coming neighborhood has witnessed a growing demand from home buyers in the past decade.

All Downtown Charleston Houses Listed on the MLS:

Price, High to Low
165 Properties Found.
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32 Legare Street

$17,500,000
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. This Federal style reside…

Photo of Listing #18004654

19 E Battery Street

$7,200,000
MLS® #18004654

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
6 BR, 9 BA, 7330 SQ FT, 0.4 ACRES
Built in 1919
House

One of a Kind estate located on Charleston's Historic High Battery. The Julius M. Vanska House offers one of th…

59 Meeting Street

$6,200,000
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…

46 Murray Boulevard

$6,100,000
MLS® #17029589

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 6 BA, 4582 SQ FT, 0.39 ACRES
Built in 1928
House

This solid brick Colonial Revival double house on the Battery at 46 Murray Blvd. is known as the Dr. Robert Barn…

91 & 91.5 E Bay Street

$5,599,000
MLS® #16029142

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 6 BA, 6471 SQ FT, 0.21 ACRES
Built in 1787
House

A beautifully restored historic residence on Rainbow Row, the Inglis Arch House, circa 1787, is perfectly suited…

71 Anson Street

$5,500,000
MLS® #16003912

Ansonborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
5 BR, 7 BA, 6919 SQ FT, 0.36 ACRES
Built in 1806
House

Exceptionally rare, historically significant, impeccably maintained, the Thomas Doughty estate is situated on ov…

20 S Battery

$4,799,000
MLS® #17015622

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
5 BR, 6 BA, 9244 SQ FT, 0.38 ACRES
Built in 1843
House

The Stevens-Lathers House, a handsome mansion overlooking White Point Garden and the southernmost tip of the his…

54 Hasell Street

$4,400,000
MLS® #15016790

Ansonborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
6 BR, 6 BA, 8705 SQ FT, 0.46 ACRES
Built in 1711
House

Distinguishing Characteristics: 1) National Register - National Register of Historic Places - Considered one of…

27 State Street

$4,275,000
MLS® #17029272

French Quarter
Downtown Charleston, SC
7 BR, 9 BA, 7877 SQ FT, 0.08 ACRES
Built in 1814
House

A landmark corner of Charleston's French Quarter neighborhood within the original walled city, 27 State Street i…

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