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:

Price, Low to High
15 Properties Found.

12 Humphrey Court

$250,000
MLS® #20025018

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 2 BA, 1392 SQ FT, 0.04 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

Single/multi-family home conveniently located in downtown Charleston. Easy access to Upper-King Street, local co…

A - 254 Coming Street

$430,000
MLS® #20010763

Cannonborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 2 BA, 1900 SQ FT, 0.03 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

Currently being used as a duplex but could be converted to a single-family home. Also, Fantastic opportunity for…

177 Spring Street

$450,000
MLS® #20008333

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 1 BA, 852 SQ FT, 0.04 ACRES
Built in 1920
House

Beautiful single family home, with a back deck in a great location just off the crosstown. Excellent investment …

7 Rose Lane

$475,000
MLS® #20006635

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 1 BA, 840 SQ FT
Built in 1895
House

This is a true Charleston home. the year this house was built, some Charleston homes had only one room per floo…

9 Humphrey Court

$520,000
MLS® #19033970

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 2 BA, 1250 SQ FT, 0.03 ACRES
Built in 1900
House

Beautiful remodeled Charleston single with 2 porches, 4 bedroom, 2 full bath located on a quiet culdesac a few b…

11 Humphrey Court

$625,000
MLS® #19033972

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
6 BR, 2 BA, 2000 SQ FT, 0.13 ACRES
Built in 1900
House

Two homes - both 3 bedroom/1 bath newly renovated! Open floor plan, new floors and new stainless appliances, sub…

197 Spring Street

$674,900
MLS® #20011640

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
5 BR, 3 BA, 1908 SQ FT, 0.1 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

Portfolio Redditio consists of five centrally located properties in the heart of the cross-town in downtown Char…

3 Carrere Court

$699,000
MLS® #20024439

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 1469 SQ FT, 0.13 ACRES
Built in 2020
House

3 Carrere Court - a spectacular new construction custom home designed by Rush Dixon Architects - has a distincti…

201 Rutledge Avenue

$745,000
MLS® #20008624

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

A very livable home in the most convenient neighborhood. Walk to MUSC and Roper Hospital. Walk to neighborhood…

268 Rutledge Avenue

$800,000
MLS® #19021987

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 1842 SQ FT, 0.08 ACRES
Built in 1895
House

Centrally located in downtown Charleston, within blocks of MUSC, the many restaurants and shops of King St. as w…

2-4 President Place

$850,000
MLS® #20008334

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 4 BA, 1750 SQ FT, 0.08 ACRES
Built in 1895
House

Duplex and vacant lot! This is an excellent opportunity to own an income producing property in downtown Charlest…

Photo of Listing #20023997

2 Felix Street

$879,000
MLS® #20023997

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 2060 SQ FT, 0.06 ACRES
Built in 2001
House

This three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom home was built in 2001 with all the benefits of modern standards and…

23 Felix Street

$1,090,000
MLS® #20018981

Cannonborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 4 BA, 2265 SQ FT, 0.04 ACRES
Built in 2004
House

Move-in ready Charleston single-style home with 3 outdoor living spaces - including a rooftop patio - within wal…

116 Spring Street

$1,275,000
MLS® #20018411

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

This is a perfect Short Term Rental investment opportunity. located within the highly desired Short Term Rental …

149 Spring Street

$1,495,000
MLS® #20015031

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
7 BR, 4 BA, 2836 SQ FT, 0.06 ACRES
Built in 1852
House

This 3-unit Charleston single is located in the desirable Cannonborough-Elliottborough neighborhood, and brings …

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