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 $500’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
254 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…

9 Tradd Street

$7,280,000
MLS® #18015779

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
5 BR, 7 BA, 6522 SQ FT
Built in 2005
House

Private, Pristine, and Expertly designed, this 3 story masonry Charleston Single House with a pool and separate …

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

The Julius M. Visanska House offers one of the most amazing panoramic waterfront views of the Charleston Harbor,…

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-…

27 Lamboll Street

$6,995,000
MLS® #18030395

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 7 BA, 6830 SQ FT, 0.13 ACRES
Built in 1850
House

Commanding the corner of Legare and Lamboll, this property is a showstopper after the completion of a two year r…

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…

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