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
12 Properties Found.

1 Oliver Court

$399,900
MLS® #19027951

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 933 SQ FT, 0.05 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

Completely renovated, spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath historic carriage house in a quiet location, close to College o…

4 Ipswich Court

$419,500
MLS® #19028339

Cannonborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1004 SQ FT
Built in 2007
House

Beautiful, recently built (2008) 2 bedroom home in the charming Cannonborough/Elliotborough nieghborhood. The ho…

22 Sires Street

$495,000
MLS® #19027077

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 2 BA, 1353 SQ FT, 0.04 ACRES
Built in 1852
House

Location Location Location! Duplex listed in exciting Cannonborough and in ACCOMMODATIONS OVERLAY ZONE! Close to…

B - 4 Leo Lane

$725,000
MLS® #20001610

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 3 BA, 1344 SQ FT
Built in 1840
House

Circa.1810 fee simple kitchen house in POA only 1/2 block from MUSC, completely renovated and modernized from th…

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 …

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…

26 Morris Street

$1,174,950
MLS® #20001196

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
7 BR, 4 BA, 3352 SQ FT, 0.13 ACRES
Built in 1865
House

Investment opportunity DOUBLE LOT with two TMS numbers: 460-12-01-072 and 460-12-01-073, located one block from …

195 Rutledge Avenue

$1,199,000
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 …

23 Felix Street

$1,348,500
MLS® #19028877

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 4 BA, 2300 SQ FT, 0.04 ACRES
Built in 2004
House

Stunning 3-story home is on quaint Felix St. in the heart of historic Charleston. High and Dry! No flood insura…

A-b - 47 Spring Street

$1,799,000
MLS® #19027446

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 4 BA, 2398 SQ FT
Built in 2007
House

Renovated in 2019 these properties are the best performing on the peninsula crushing other STR units. Legally zo…

A-b - 47 1/2 Spring Street

$1,799,000
MLS® #19027447

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 4 BA, 2398 SQ FT
Built in 2007
House

Renovated in 2019 these properties are the best performing on the peninsula crushing other STR units. Legally zo…

A-b - 49 Spring Street

$1,799,000
MLS® #19027448

Cannonborough-Elliottborough
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 4 BA, 2398 SQ FT, 0.18 ACRES
Built in 2007
House

Renovated in 2019 these properties are the best performing on the peninsula crushing other STR units. Legally zo…

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