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

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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:

Price, Low to High
51 Properties Found.
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4 - 9 West Street

$369,900
MLS® #20007184

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 474 SQ FT
Built in 1991
Condo

This charming pied-a-terre is nestled on a quiet street in the heart of Historic Downtown Charleston. It's locat…

B - 84 Bull Street

$415,000
MLS® #20002298

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 1 BA, 1072 SQ FT
Built in 1926
Condo

Lovely main floor 2BR, 1BA condo in the circa 1842 Huchet House at the corner of Rutledge and Bull. This unit ha…

B - 157 Queen Street

$419,000
MLS® #20005455

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1122 SQ FT
Built in 1967
Condo

This charming and immaculately kept two bedroom, one and a half bath townhouse is just a short stroll to King St…

D - 58 Rutledge Avenue

$445,000
MLS® #20004139

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 1 BA, 977 SQ FT
Built in 1880
Condo

In one of historic Charleston's most tranquil locations, overlooking Colonial Lake in Harleston Village, this ch…

A - 84 Bull Street

$450,000
MLS® #20006871

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 1 BA, 1043 SQ FT
Built in 1840
Condo

Welcome to the historic Hutchet House! This condo is on the main level of this 6-unit building. This two bedroom…

A - 51 Gadsden Street

$480,000
MLS® #19027315

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

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

Photo of Listing #20009248

A - 81 Ashley Avenue

$499,999
MLS® #20009248

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

Welcome to 81 Ashley Ave! This restored & renovated condominium in the heart of Harleston Village is one block f…

D - 180 Broad Street

$500,000
MLS® #19024366

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
1 BR, 1 BA, 812 SQ FT
Built in 1855
Condo

This second floor home is located at 180 Broad Street, the Cooper-O'Conner House, built in 1855. The Greek Reviv…

188 Queen Street

$510,000
MLS® #20006241

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 2 BA, 1280 SQ FT, 0.04 ACRES
Built in 1972
Townhouse

Rare opportunity to pick up such a perfect townhouse in a perfect location! And at such a great price. Tax rec…

13 1/2 Kirkland Lane

$519,000
MLS® #19010221

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

Semi-detached townhome-style condo with TWO CAR GARAGE! plus assigned off street parking space & NEW ROOF! Locat…

50 Montagu Street

$525,000
MLS® #20007247

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1126 SQ FT, 0.03 ACRES
Built in 1920
House

Exceptional ownership opportunity! First time on the market in 60 Years.Charming, vintage c.1920, free standing …

11 Kirkland Lane

$533,000
MLS® #20007722

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

Charming 2 bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom, Kitchen to include newer updated SS appliances, updated lighting, quartz count…

62 Barre Street

$535,000
MLS® #19009748

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 3 BA, 1349 SQ FT, 0.11 ACRES
Built in 1938
House

Charming Colonial situated on a well landscaped lot in downtown Charleston's historic Harleston Village - one bl…

8 Montagu Court

$549,900
MLS® #20001357

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1110 SQ FT, 0.03 ACRES
Built in 1880
House

Immaculate 1800's Charleston Single located in the heart of historic downtown located on HIGH GROUND. Peaceful, …

5 Montagu Street

$550,000
MLS® #19028036

Harleston Village
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1220 SQ FT, 0.02 ACRES
Built in 1880
House

Beautiful renovated home located in Harleston Village. Close to shopping, dining, College of Charleston and MUSC…

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