Harleston Village in Downtown Charleston, SC

Harleston Village is made up of more than fifty blocks, making it one of the largest neighborhoods in Downtown Charleston. Bordered by Broad Street to the south, King Street to the east, and Calhoun Street to the north, Harleston Village offers an ideal location for home buyers. If you’re wanting to live within easy walking distance of some of the best shopping and restaurants in Charleston, this historic neighborhood should certainly be on your list to consider.

harleston village wentworth mansion

When it was established in the late 1700’s, Harleston Village was largely made up of tidal creeks which were used to power the lumber mills. Residential development took place gradually over the next century as many prominent Charlestonians built homes that remain some of the most impressive on the entire Charleston Peninsula. In 1786, Harleston Village started the first golf club in the United States. Although the neighborhood has never had a golf course, the club was deemed more as a social club for the Charleston as well as British elite. In 1886, Francis Rodgers built a five-story home boasting 24,000 square feet, Tiffany windows, and hand-carved marble fireplaces. Today, the home (referred to as the Wentworth Mansion, pictured) is a five star hotel which has been named the #1 Small City Hotel in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure. On the hotel grounds there is also a AAA Four-Diamond, Forbes Four Star restaurant called Circa 1886 which has a fantastic menu with local fare.

homes overlooking colonial lake charleston

In the 1890’s Harleston Village converted one of its tidal pools into Colonial Lake. Today, this park is a popular destination for runners and dog walkers due to its central location and beautiful views. The homes overlooking Colonial Lake are some of the most sought after in Harleston Village. In addition to Colonial Lake, Harleston Village has several nice parks. Moultrie Park is located on Ashley Avenue and features six lighted tennis courts, a playground, a basketball court, and an intramural field. Cannon Park, located at the intersection of Rutledge Avenue and Calhoun Street, has a playground and a large, grassy area where dogs can run freely during certain hours of the day.

Home buyers are generally very pleased with the two private schools located in Harleston Village. Charleston Day School serves first through eighth grade students and enrolls just over 200 students per year. Mason Preparatory School is considerably larger, with over 300 students in grades one through eight. For private high school options, Ashley Hall (all-girls) and Porter Gaud are only a 5 to 10 minute drive.

Harleston Village Real Estate

college of charleston sc

Harleston Village sees a steady demand from home buyers due to its prime location, the many shops and restaurants within walking distance, its scenic parks, and its good private schools. The neighborhood is also popular among investors looking to rent out their properties to students attending College of Charleston or MUSC (Medical University of South Carolina). The majority of the College of Charleston campus (pictured) lies within Harleston Village, and the medical university is located on the northern boundary of the community. Whether you’re looking for an investment property, a low maintenance condo to use as a second home, or a historic single family home, Harleston Village offers a location that is hard to beat in Downtown Charleston.

Current Homes for Sale in Harleston Village:

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51 Properties Found.
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3 - 251 Meeting Street

$319,000
MLS® #18019175

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 487 SQ FT
Built in 1900
Condo

Perfectly Placed Pied a Terre! Walk to all Charleston has to offer. This adorable, bright updated unit is right …

117-b - 117 Wentworth Street

$389,000
MLS® #18006878

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 1 BA, 937 SQ FT
Built in 1960
Condo

Superb location! Next to College of Charleston in Harleston Village. First floor condo in the heart of downtown …

32 - 63 Rutledge Avenue

$390,000
MLS® #18022790

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 784 SQ FT
Built in 1922
Condo

Located on the recently improved and picturesque Colonial Lake, this third floor 1 bedroom Berkeley Court corner…

Photo of Listing #18014524

B - 132 Queen Street

$399,000
MLS® #18014524

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 815 SQ FT
Built in 1900
Condo

Turn back the clock and enjoy your own piece of history in this updated condo in the heart of historic Charlesto…

Photo of Listing #18014532

C - 132 Queen Street

$399,000
MLS® #18014532

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 835 SQ FT
Built in 1900
Condo

Conveniently located within walking distance to Colonial Lake, shopping, dining and all that Downtown Charleston…

A - 51 Gadsden Street

$499,000
MLS® #18008823

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 857 SQ FT, 0.05 ACRES
Built in 1920
Townhouse

Located in the heart of downtown Charleston on the corner of Bull and Gadsden Streets, Governor's Walk is filled…

A - 86 Beaufain Street

$525,000
MLS® #18013611

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1369 SQ FT
Built in 1870
Condo

Stunning 2BR/2BA First Floor Condo with Iconic Charlestonian Side Porch & Iron Fencing in the Heart of Downtown …

1 - 158 Wentworth Street

$529,900
MLS® #18020991

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1480 SQ FT
Built in 1850
Condo

Pretty street level 2BR, 2BA condominium one block from Colonial Lake and six blocks to King Street's shopping, …

210 Wentworth Street

$549,000
MLS® #18011144

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1350 SQ FT
Built in 1965
Condo

Beautiful end unit townhome in convenient location near Lockwood Blvd. Close to MUSC, Roper Hospital and Charle…

86 1/2 Beaufain

$550,000
MLS® #18019401

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1260 SQ FT
Built in 1870
House

Gorgeous Carriage house renovated 2006. convenient to MUSC, VA Hospital and College of Charleston. Located off…

13 1/2 Kirkland Lane

$565,000
MLS® #18005637

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 3 BA, 1400 SQ FT
Built in 1998
Townhouse

Newer construction semi-detached townhome-style condo with TWO CAR GARAGE! plus assigned off street parking spac…

Photo of Listing #18014509

A - 132 Queen Street

$599,000
MLS® #18014509

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1738 SQ FT
Built in 1900
Condo

Located in the charming neighborhood of Harleston Village on sought-after Queen Street, this recently remodeled …

11 Kirkland Lane

$599,900
MLS® #18008011

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 3 BA, 1414 SQ FT
Built in 1998
House

Slightly North of Broad and just a short stroll from Colonial Lake you will find this unique handsome Charleston…

A - 81 Ashley Avenue

$619,900
MLS® #18020757

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1600 SQ FT
Built in 1840
Condo

Beautiful 2 bedroom condo on ground floor with heart pine and marble floors. County says 3 bedrooms but that roo…

131 Beaufain Street

$621,500
MLS® #18000965

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 3 BA, 1436 SQ FT, 0.04 ACRES
Built in 1973
Townhouse

Fabulous location in Harleston Village. One block from Colonial Lake. Updated home with great light and a very s…

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