Cannonborough in Downtown Charleston, SC

upper king street near cannonborough

Cannonborough is still seeing large revitalization efforts as home buyers look to the northern sections of the Charleston Peninsula for affordable alternatives to the pricier southern neighborhoods. Cannonborough is located just below the Crosstown (Highway 17), bordered by Bee and Spring Streets. Residents can easily walk to the trendy shops and restaurants of upper King Street (pictured right). Some of our favorites include Hominy Grill on Rutledge Avenue, Basil (Thai) on King, and Rue de Jean (French with Southern flavors) on John Street. Also within walking distance is the weekly Farmers’ Market in Marion Square. Every Saturday morning from April to December, this park (pictured below) comes alive with the market's freshly made crepes, pasta, gyros, and kettle corn – not to mention local produce, flowers, and art work. Marion Square hosts many outdoor events throughout the year and is especially popular during the annual Spoleto arts festival. Cannonborough is a good neighborhood to consider for investors wanting to rent to MUSC and College of Charleston students, do-it-yourself buyers looking for fixer uppers, and also buyers wanting a good deal on a home without sacrificing location.

marion square downtown charleston

The streets making up Cannonborough today housed lumber and rice mills in the late 1700’s. In fact, the neighborhood gets its name from Daniel Cannon, a mechanic and carpenter who owned several of these mills. During the mid 1800’s, the wetlands and creeks that were used to power the mills were filled in so that the area could be converted to residential homes as the economy transitioned out of an agricultural heritage. The majority of this new population was made up of immigrants, freed black slaves, and Jewish citizens. The People’s Federation Bank (Charleston's first African American bank) on St. Philip Street and the Beth Elohim Coming Street Cemetery (the oldest Jewish burial ground in the South) are important landmarks of the area. Although Cannonborough does not boast the mansions and numerous historic markers seen in many of the other Downtown neighborhoods, this community offers a vibrant history of the everyday man living in Charleston during the 19th and 20th centuries.

All Current Home Listings for Cannonborough:

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16 Properties Found.
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9 Rose Lane

$195,000
MLS® #19010075

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 716 SQ FT, 0.03 ACRES
Built in 1852
House

This is a home is on a lovely lot in DOWNTOWN Charleston. Walkable to everything + OFF STREET PARKING on Rose …

155 Line Street

$325,000
MLS® #19007320

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 404 SQ FT, 0.02 ACRES
Built in 1900
House

Welcome to 155 Line Street. This beautiful Freedman's Cottage is a textbook example of a real traditional Freedm…

Photo of Listing #19008831

21 Rose Lane

$399,000
MLS® #19008831

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 1 BA, 795 SQ FT, 0.02 ACRES
Built in 1885
House

Late 19th century, adorable Charleston single in desirable Elliotborough neighborhood. Home features 1st and 2nd…

Photo of Listing #19008658

1 Oliver Court

$478,500
MLS® #19008658

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 933 SQ FT, 0.04 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

Completely renovated, spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath historic carriage house in a quiet location near Hominy Grill a…

150 Cannon Street

$525,000
MLS® #19002731

Cannonborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 2 BA, 1316 SQ FT, 0.06 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY!!! Traditional Charleston single house filled with historical details. You know you are g…

254 Coming Street

$600,000
MLS® #19003631

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 2 BA, 1989 SQ FT, 0.03 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

Great opportunity to own downtown while paying your mortgage with rental income! This charming duplex offers a …

3 Bee Street

$699,900
MLS® #18014592

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 2 BA, 1694 SQ FT, 0.08 ACRES
Built in 1900
House

3 Bee Street is a charming single family detached structure zoned such that one could expand the building to all…

201 Rutledge Avenue

$750,000
MLS® #19000516

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 2 BA, 1800 SQ FT, 0.06 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

Must see restored Charleston single walking distance to restaurants like Hominy Grill and Xiao Bao Biscuit. Thi…

Photo of Listing #19014872

142 President Street

$799,000
MLS® #19014872

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 1126 SQ FT
Built in 2019
House

This luxurious 3 bed/3 bath single family property is a new build located in the Short Term Rental overlay with …

Photo of Listing #19014875

144 President Street

$849,000
MLS® #19014875

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 1290 SQ FT
Built in 2019
House

This finished, new construction single family property has been built meticulously with luxury finishes througho…

A&b - 167 Spring Street

$999,500
MLS® #18030239

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 2 BA, 1552 SQ FT, 0.08 ACRES
Built in 1895
House

Don't miss this opportunity for an income flowing duplex located in the highly desired Short Term Rental overlay…

195 Rutledge Avenue

$1,295,000
MLS® #19013166

Cannonborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
6 BR, 6 BA, 4272 SQ FT, 0.11 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

Beautiful Victorian home circa 1890 located in the heart of Cannonborough in Downtown Charleston and just steps …

116 Spring Street

$1,400,000
MLS® #18030276

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
5 BR, 5 BA, 3306 SQ FT, 0.05 ACRES
Built in 1975
House

This is a perfect investment opportunity located within the highly desired Short Term Rental overlay! Zoned Limi…

153 Spring Street

$1,995,000
MLS® #18030651

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
8 BR, 6 BA, 3579 SQ FT, 0.09 ACRES
Built in 1852
House

Income producing and Cash Flow! This is an opportunity to step right into a Turn- Key operation with rental hist…

Abcd&e - 165 Spring Street

$2,295,000
MLS® #18030237

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
9 BR, 6 BA, 4222 SQ FT
Built in 1910
House

This is an incredible Short Term Rental property located within the highly desired STR overlay. Zoned General Bu…

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