South of Broad Homes in Downtown Charleston

south of broad overlooking charleston harbor

South of Broad is perhaps the most prestigious – the most sought after – neighborhood in all of Charleston. This prized section of Downtown Charleston includes some of the most photographed homes and public buildings such as Rainbow Row, the Battery, White Point Gardens, the Old Exchange and Provost building, and St. Michael's Church. South of Broad also includes the popular addresses of Tradd Street, lower King Street, and East Bay which feature stunning architecture and coveted historic homes. South of Broad runs from one of the main commercial avenues – Broad Street – to the southern tip of the peninsula where homes overlook the Charleston Harbor. With the exception of its northern boundary, Broad Street, this section is mostly residential. Although it’s not centrally located, residents can still walk to some of the best restaurants and shopping in Downtown Charleston. Located on Broad Street you’ll find the Oak Steakhouse as well as Fast and French. Within a few blocks north of Broad Street you can walk to Magnolia’s, High Cotton, Cypress, S.N.O.B., and Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar.

white point gardens charleston scsouth of broad street downtown charleston

With a rich history dating back to the early 1700’s, South of Broad boasts a long list of important figures who have socialized within its quarters – Teddy Roosevelt, George Trenholm, and Robert E. Lee. The circa 1772 Heyward-Washington House located on Church Street was home to one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Heyward, Jr. Also, George Washington stayed there in 1791 during his tour of the nation as President. This home is one of four homes open to the public for tours in South of Broad. The Edmondston-Alston House is the only home on the Battery that is available to the public. The Nathaniel Russell House on Meeting Street is best known for the free-floating staircase that extends throughout the center of this three story home. It was built in 1808 and is the southernmost point of Charleston's famous Museum Mile. The most impressive of these four homes is the Calhoun Mansion. With over 24,000 square feet, this is the largest home in Charleston and features a 90-foot cupola, beautiful piazzas, and Tiffany lighting.

Real Estate in South of Broad

homes on the battery downtown charleston sc

South of Broad has seen a steady demand from home buyers for decades because of its prime location, unbeatable waterfront views, magnificent homes, and – simply put – its cachet. As a result, South of Broad has become one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Charleston, with prices extending up to the $20 million plus range. However, the median price for a house in South of Broad is about $1.5 million. BBC Travel has recognized South of Broad as one of the “Top 10 Most Beautiful Neighborhoods in America.” With homes dating from the early to mid 1700’s, this neighborhood is ideal for buyers seeking the most impressive historic homes in SC.

Homes Currently for Sale in South of Broad:

Price, Low to High
65 Properties Found.
Page 1 of 5

B - 7 Gibbes Street

$549,000
MLS® #19011758

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 3 BA, 1276 SQ FT
Built in 1804
House

Charming 1276 square foot Carriage House on Gibbes street close to Legare St. Built in 1804, this home has two …

24 Savage Street

$749,999
MLS® #19013890

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 1893 SQ FT, 0.05 ACRES
Built in 1870
House

Welcome to quintessential classic Charleston. This historic Charleston single home is waiting for your love and …

12 Ashley Avenue

$795,000
MLS® #18007895

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 1914 SQ FT
Built in 1935
House

Be the envy of the neighborhood with this lovely two-story brick home overlooking the city park, the ''Horse Lot…

4 Savage Street

$799,000
MLS® #19014310

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 4 BA, 2528 SQ FT, 0.05 ACRES
Built in 1910
House

This quintessential Charleston home is a perfect renovation project located in an amazing location South of Broa…

3 Council Street

$925,000
MLS® #19008587

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 2484 SQ FT, 0.06 ACRES
Built in 1890
House

Beautiful restored Charleston single located in the prestigious South of Broad neighborhood. Move in ready! Fil…

1 Council Street

$985,000
MLS® #19005931

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 1 BA, 3387 SQ FT, 0.06 ACRES
Built in 1971
House

Unique property South of Broad from late 1800s! It has combined 1 Council street with 163 1/2 Tradd street (offi…

168 Tradd Street

$999,000
MLS® #19002588

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 5 BA, 2700 SQ FT, 0.03 ACRES
Built in 1940
House

Beautiful & fully renovated, home in Historic Charleston. The ground floor is an apartment with a full kitchen a…

52 Gibbes Street

$1,049,000
MLS® #19013331

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 2 BA, 2166 SQ FT, 0.12 ACRES
Built in 1927
House

Beautifully restored and renovated brick home in coveted south of Broad neighborhood! This 1927 gem features a s…

73 Lenwood Boulevard

$1,195,000
MLS® #19008515

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 2127 SQ FT, 0.08 ACRES
Built in 1934
House

Chic and gleaming, this masonry cottage style home is located on a very quaint South of Broad street, just steps…

146 South Battery

$1,199,000
MLS® #18010255

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 3 BA, 3378 SQ FT, 0.13 ACRES
Built in 1928
House

One block from the Battery and the first time on market in 40 years. Wonderful opportunity to make this home you…

9 Council Street

$1,199,500
MLS® #19002072

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 2163 SQ FT, 0.08 ACRES
Built in 1905
House

Beautifully updated and immaculately maintained, 9 Council Street is a standout among comparably priced and loca…

Photo of Listing #19018016

21 Limehouse Street

$1,245,000
MLS® #19018016

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 2210 SQ FT, 0.09 ACRES
Built in 1918
House

This stately South of Broad beauty on Limehouse St. is only 2 1/2 blocks from the Battery. With a broad sweepin…

149 Broad Street

$1,250,000
MLS® #19012866

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
2 BR, 2 BA, 1939 SQ FT, 0.06 ACRES
Built in 1845
House

One of Charleston's most unique properties. A free standing kitchen house that was completely renovated within …

55 1/2 Legare Street

$1,275,000
MLS® #19005601

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
3 BR, 3 BA, 1718 SQ FT, 0.11 ACRES
Built in 1930
House

Hidden treasure tucked away on Legare Street. Wonderful three bedroom (one currently used as a study) two and a …

21 Colonial Street

$1,300,000
MLS® #19003808

South of Broad
Downtown Charleston, SC
4 BR, 4 BA, 3575 SQ FT, 0.1 ACRES
Built in 1925
House

The 1920s charm of 21 Colonial Street is evident from the entry hall with its inlaid hardwood floors, fanlight o…

More Downtown Charleston Neighborhoods:

Need more information about Charleston Real Estate?

For the best assistance in buying or selling Charleston area homes, contact The Keadle Group online or call 800.804.2187.

The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Broker ReciprocitySM Program of the Charleston Trident Multiple Listing Service. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Carolina One Real Estate are marked with the Broker ReciprocitySM logo or the Broker ReciprocitySM thumbnail logo (a little black house) and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.

The broker providing these data believes them to be correct, but advises interested parties to confirm them before relying on them in a purchase decision.

Copyright 2019 Charleston Trident Multiple Listing Service, Inc. All rights reserved.