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Historic Charleston Homes For Sale

$5,995,000
6 Beds 7.5 Baths 22007155 MLS Harleston Village SubDv. Active Status
Amazing opportunities await with this unique 3/4 acre circa 1815 property in downtown historic Charleston. Rarely does a property like this come along in Charleston. Option 1: Purchase for investment purposes. The main historic fully renovated home features 6,000 +/- sq ft and is divided into two luxurious income-producing rental units. Unit A and B have been meticulously renovated with modern finishes while maintaining the historic fabric. 12 foot Heart Pine beamed ceilings and exposed brick walls compliment light filled rooms from three exposures. Marble counter tops, Perrin and Rowe fixtures, Wolf and Sub Zero appliances are just some of the elegant features that blend the modern and historic architecture. Each ~3,000 sq ft unit consists of 3 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths. Four tankless water heaters and 6 HVAC units keep all occupants comfortable and well served. Unit A is currently rented with an NOI of over $100k/year. Enjoy your front yard from the large porch set back 50 ft from the street. Option 2: Combine the property to its original circa 1815 grandeur and create a one-of-a-kind private compound with a 6 bedroom 6 bath en-suite residence and by incorporating the rear lot. An incredible option to build your own compound, guest house, pool, or whatever you desire to have a private and rare estate steps from King Street. Option 3: Use the rear lot in addition to the main house to develop three to four single family homes. Well known architect Robbie Marty has designed plans that are ready for fine tuning prior to submission to the city. Development plans available upon request. Keep the main house for income or residence and have an option to create a unique enclave of additional homes behind. Centrally located in the middle of the peninsula and within 3 blocks to historic King Street shopping and award winning restaurants. A short stroll to the Marina, MUSC and The Battery all while surrounded by historic homes and churches. Truly something to admire.

48 Bull Street, Charleston

$5,795,000
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 22010403 MLS South Of Broad SubDv. Active Status
The Magwood-Moreland House, circa 1825, is a significant, historic residence on the southernmost portion of the Charleston Peninsula. This notable piece of history was named as ''A Building Considered Valuable to the City'' in 1941 by the Carolina Art Association. It was also classified as a Category 2 structure in 1974 by the city of Charleston, one of the most significant and historic categories held by residential homes. This property is quite unique in that the beauty is not only concentrated on the interior details but the exterior details as well. Two notable, very ornate and beautiful fanlights grace the street and main entrances of the home.The interior of the home has many period details including plaster moldings, wainscoting, door pediments, hardwood floors, and original fireplaces. The living room and dining room are grand and generous in size and flank the gracious main staircase. The kitchen and open family room are also located on the first floor and open out to a glorious pool overlooking the Ashley River. The second floor of the main home has a beautiful guest room, master bedroom with an ensuite office and master bathroom. Both rooms enjoy the piazza overlooking the formal garden and the Ashley River. The main house has 4 bedrooms and 3 full and 1 half bathrooms. The carriage house can operate independently from the main house with its own kitchen, living area, and 2 additional bedrooms and 1 full bath. The gardens are impeccably designed with a formal style garden in the front and a pool with casual living located in the rear featuring glistening water views. The lot is very large and currently has parking for several cars; this space could be developed or integrated into additional gardens.

39 South Battery Street, Charleston

$4,595,000
6 Beds 6.5 Baths 22027564 MLS Ansonborough SubDv. Active Status
Located in the heart of downtown's Ansonborough neighborhood, this stunning home has been extensively renovated and offers a flowing floor plan, contemporary finishes, and inviting outdoor living spaces. The building was originally constructed in 1840 as a lecture room for the Second Prebyterian Church. It was then renovated as a Catholic Church in 1861 (St. Paul's Catholic Church) to serve German Catholics in the parish, before being purchased by the Palmetto Post of the American Legion in 1947 and extensively altered. The home is now configured into a 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath primary residence on the first, second and third floors, and 3 bedroom/2 bath apartment on the ground floor. A rec room, sunroom, third kitchen, and full bath are also on the first floor and are part of the mainresidence. Upon entering the home, you will notice beautifully preserved details including hardwood floors, 20' ceilings, beautiful formally detailed beams that held the church's candlestick chandeliers (you can see the hooks where they were lowered and raised from the side), a fireplace, and arched windows alluding to the home's history as a church. The open floor plan includes a living room, dining room, and kitchen, which has been updated with top-of-the-line finishes including marble counters, custom cabinets, high-end stainless appliances, and a generous breakfast space. The primary bedroom suite is also located on this floor and includes a large bedroom, a light-filled sitting room, an expansive walk-in closet with custom shelving, and a luxuriously appointed en suite bathroom complete with custom vanities, marble floors, a soaking tub, and a marble shower. Lofted living spaces on the third floor overlook the home's main living areas, while part of the space has been configured into an office which was formerly the church balcony and old bell tower of the church. Access is via a custom made glass sided walkway which also has full open views of the second floor. There are two bedrooms on the third floor and each has an en suite bathroom with elegant finishes and walk-in closets. The first floor space offers one separate unit which would accommodate a rental or in-law suite. Privacy is insured with a separate side-garden walkway with a gated entrance. This space has a living area, full kitchen, dining area and two updated bathrooms with the same premium finishes as the main home. The home's outdoor living spaces are also not to be missed. A covered patio opens to the private backyard, which includes a large dining patio, rooftop deck, koi pond, fountain, and outdoor kitchen. The home has a gated entrance, off-street parking for several cars and a gated entrance off the driveway to the garden. The location is also ideal. You are just minutes shops, restaurants, parks, galleries, museums, and more, while still being in a very residential neighborhood.

63 Society Street, Charleston

$4,350,000
5 Beds 3.5 Baths 22025439 MLS Harleston Village SubDv. Active Status
Like a page out of Southern Living Magazine, take a stroll down Queen Street into this quintessential Charleston charmer in the heart of downtown. From the moment you enter the popular pink doors of the ''Charleston Queen'', you are warmly welcomed into this gracious residence which features 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 4 piazza's, and newly added backyard oasis. This replica Charleston single home was designed by renowned classical architects Bevan & Liberatos with no detail spared to ensure you are transcended back in time - from 10' ceilings, intricate millwork, stucco walls painted in Farrow & Ball hues, rough-sewn hardwood flooring to extensive brass hardware, beautiful French doors and floor to ceiling windows.The 1st floor is an entertainer's dream. The bright, one-of-a-kind kitchen features a restored vintage O'Keefe & Merritt range with 6 burners and 4 ovens paired with lacquered cabinets, oversized Viking refrigerator and dining room that spills into a piazza with gas lanterns. After dinner, retreat to the elegant front parlor for conversation by the fireplace or withdraw to the back family den to cozy up after a long day. This floor also provides a generous flex space which includes an office, swanky bar, laundry and mudroom. The 2nd floor boasts 3 gorgeous bedrooms, each with large closets and French doors to private piazza's with sunset views. The spacious Primary Suite features an independent dressing room and large bathroom with custom vanity, clawfoot tub, and separate shower. An additional 800sf was recently added to the top floor which offers 2 guest bedrooms, full bath with a dramatic arch window framing beautiful Charleston skyline views, and a gathering area with beverage center to soak up this special spot. Watch the horse & carriages walk by from a breezy piazza or lounge in the private backyard to listen to church bells and the water fountain trickle in the flower garden. The fully-fenced yard with landscape lighting offers dining, living, lawn and garden areas centered around a classic stone water fountain. The gated, private driveway has ample room for 2 cars as well as covered golf-cart parking. The home is a fortress with CBS construction on all 4 floors and built well above grade, providing an entire street level footprint underneath for additional storage, flex space, and workshop. Conveniently located near charming Colonial Lake, the shops on King Street, and many of Charleston's finest dining establishments. This unique home delivers the charm and character of an old Charleston single with the comforts of a new build. This distinct residence is a must see.

151 Queen Street, Charleston

$3,995,000
11 Beds 0 Baths 22026019 MLS Cannonborough-Elliottborough SubDv. Active Status
Traditional Charleston meets modern design is what you will find in this newly refined property by Cozy Development. Renewed to the highest quality, this property has undergone a studs out renovation that boasts luxury finishes with three separate dwelling units.VALUE ADD OPPORTUNITYIn addition, this property site has opportunity to add a second sizable structure on the same lot. The Charleston Zoning officials have confirmed from ''Sketch Wednesday'' the path forward to add this second structure, approximately 3,500 sq. ft., creating the potential to add an additional 8 bedrooms/7 bathrooms. This opportunity unlocks maximum cashflow for your short term rental investment, if desired. IDEAL LOCATION Appointed within the short term rental district, you'll be located within onequintessential neighborhoods of Charleston with the conveniences that are highly sought after with the possibility of operating as a licensed, unencumbered short term rental. If you're looking for walkability to some of the best restaurants and cafes, you will be a half mile to King Street and a few minutes walk to Chubby Fish, Vern's, Xiao Bao, 132 Spring Coffee, and BaBa Coffee, making it highly desirable for STR guests. FULLY RENOVATED, FURNISHED, TURNKEY Each of the units have been fully renovated with similar finishes throughout. The kitchen in each unit is the focal point of every home, which is why each kitchen is dressed in gold finishes and boasts professional grade stainless steel appliances, white shaker cabinets, and quartz/quartzite countertops with luxury hand molded backsplash. Other features throughout the units included walk in tiled showers with frameless glass doors, herringbone pattern wood floors in the main floor unit, picture frame molding added throughout the main living areas to bring out the Charleston charm you're expected to experience, a spiral staircase in the upstairs unit, and so much more. A floorplan of this home is available for better understanding of each unit. Finally, the lot is of considerable size with 10 off street parking spaces available for large bookings. HIGH CASHFLOW PROPERTY Although the property isn't currently operating as a short term rental, comparable data suggests gross short term rental revenue could be up to $500,000 yearly AS-IS or $800,000+ with the added structure.

150 Spring Street, Charleston

$3,775,000
2 Beds 2.5 Baths 22025457 MLS Laurens Place SubDv. Active Status
With a prime location in the heart of historic downtown Charleston and panoramic views of the Charleston Harbor, this luxury two bedroom penthouse condo in Laurens Place offers the best of downtown living with some of the greatest views in the city. Delight in 300-degree views of the water, Ravenel Bridge, city skyline and stunning sunsets from one of the home's numerous outdoor living spaces. Inside, the contemporary unit is filled with high-end finishes including wide plank European wide oak flooring, crown molding, 10 foot ceilings, custom built LED light fixtures, and numerous windows overlooking the waterfront. There is great connectivity to the outdoor living spaces, with multiple points of access to the three terraces throughout the home, offering North, East andSouth facing views. The main gathering place is the open living room and dining room. The expansive spaces flow effortlessly together, creating the ideal set up for enjoying the views. The European-style kitchen, located off of the living space, is filled with modern finishes, top-of-the-line appliances, an island with rare granite, a large wine cabinet, a butler's pantry/hidden bar, and beautiful views. The sunlit primary bedroom suite also has access to a terrace overlooking the Harbor, along with a walk-in closet and an en suite bathroom with wall-hung vanities, European armatures and more. The guest bedroom suite is well-sized and there is also an office area and a small library. The building offers an incredibly secured front entrance, with two code-controlled access doors before accessing the elevator. Then, the elevator will stop at the unit only with the private code. There are also two deeded garage parking spaces and easy access to Waterfront Park, restaurants, bars, theaters, parks, and more. The entire building just underwent a major upgrade/renovation, with all the associate assessments paid by the current owner. The community also has access to a marina in front of the building with dock access and a boat slip that can be purchased separately.

2 Wharfside Street Unit #5w, Charleston

$3,350,000
5 Beds 4.5 Baths 22015102 MLS Harleston Village SubDv. Active Status
With over 5300 square feet of elegance and livability, this home built by Benjamin Harleston Read Simons in 1894, is a unique property. Located in one of Charleston's finest neighborhoods, Harleston Village, facing Colonial Lake, this remarkable residence has much to offer the discerning buyer. Entering the property through a Philip Simmons wrought iron gate entrance, this beautiful Victorian home features soaring ceilings, eight fireplaces with gorgeous wood surrounds, stained glass windows, original heart pine floors throughout, grand porches, French doors and much more. On the first level is a grand entrance hall with a fireplace and an octagonal sitting area. A double living room and library/study with fireplaces is located on the south side. Across the hall a spacious diningroom with fireplace leads to a pantry, laundry room and a beautiful, well-equipped eat-in kitchen with a large island. Also on this level is a first floor room with full bath that can be used as a family room or guest suite. A powder room for guests is also located at the rear. Front and rear stairs lead to a grand second floor with front octagonal sunroom, three large bedrooms and a hall bath. The spacious master suite has its own bath and closet . A rear staircase leads to an expansive third floor with open play and work areas, a bedroom and a full bath and huge walk-in closet. Outside, a deck off the kitchen leads to an expansive, very private walled garden. A brick patio at the side of the yard is perfect for entertaining and relaxing. Off street parking for three cars exists on the south side. Winner of the Preservation Society's Carolopolis Awards for excellence in Historic Preservation.

50 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston

$3,300,000
3 Beds 2.5 Baths 22027327 MLS South Of Broad SubDv. Active Status
The renovated c.1788 stuccoed brick masterpiece at 6 Tradd Street is one of Charleston's finest and oldest town homes. Situated within the original walled city of Charles Towne, the John Fabre, Jr. House is now part of the prestigious South of Broad neighborhood. The home is steps away from Rainbow Row, the Charleston Harbor and a number of Charleston's best restaurants.A superbly crafted iron gate forged by the renowned local blacksmith Phillip Simmons opens to a private brick walkway which leads to the home's front door and entry hall. The spacious living room, full of charm and a multitude of natural light, boasts 12' ceilings, transom windows, interior and exterior shutters, crown molding and gleaming heart pine hardwood floors. The dining room matches the living room in formal styand adds a fireplace with period mantlepiece. Both rooms feature exquisite Italian crystal chandeliers. The beautiful and functional kitchen boasts Carrara marble countertops and tiled backsplash. High end appliances include an 8-burner Thermador Professional gas stove, Sub Zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and a farmhouse sink. The kitchen opens to a charming and artfully landscaped walled courtyard and garden, offering privacy and the perfect spot for al fresco dining and entertaining. A fountain adds a delightful water feature. On the second floor, the home's original drawing room has been transformed into an elegant primary suite. The spacious bedroom is bright and light and features cypress paneling, detailed trim, a fireplace with Georgian Chippendale over mantle and a ceiling medallion with chandelier. A wrought iron Juliet balcony overlooks Tradd Street (named after the first English child born in colonial Charles Towne.) Adjacent to the bedroom is a sitting room which would also function beautifully as a home office. The luxurious primary bathroom includes a marble vanity and backsplash over dual sinks, a walk-in closet, separate tub and steam shower and laundry room with washer and dryer. The third floor has two bedrooms, both with fireplaces, and a full bath. History buffs will appreciate the exposed interior earthquake bolts. The back bedroom offers a treetop view of St. Phillip's Church steeple and the iconic People's Building. The long history of 6 Tradd Street is summarized on a marker erected by the Preservation Society of Charleston which often features the home on its popular walking tours. 6 Tradd Street is also listed as notable in "This is Charleston, An Architectural Survey of a Unique American City." The ground floor was originally merchant space. After the Civil War it became a school for African American children. In the early 20th century, preservationist Susan Pringle Frost personally oversaw the rehabilitation of the home. It is she who moved the main entrance from the street to the side and added the balcony. Careful stewardship throughout the years has ensured that 6 Tradd remains a true showplace in one of the world's greatest cities. Be part of Charleston's past and future as the next owner of this historic and beautiful home.

6 Tradd Street, Charleston

$3,250,000
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 22029416 MLS South Of Broad SubDv. Active Status
Fine 1870's Charleston single with gracious double piazzas, first floor bedroom with sitting room, an oversized deep and private lot, with the bonus of a two car garage. First floor living and entertaining includes a private office/study, large powder room, gracious dining and living rooms, all with fireplaces, and a spacious kitchen with casual seating for dining. The highly sought after first floor bedroom /mother- in- law suite with sitting room, (each with fireplace), and outside private porch is an attractive feature. Fine details include high ceilings with medallions, highly decorative plaster moldings, stone fireplaces enhancing the entertaining rooms on the first floor. The den, living and dining rooms all have French doors allowing easy access to the first floor piazzas.The second floor living includes two bedrooms with a hall full bath, and a large primary bedroom with an ensuite full bath. French doors provide access to the second story piazza from the primary and second story office. Back in the garden, the double gated deep brick driveway, opens to the 2 car garage and a large private garden area with decorative fountain. This home has been well maintained, by the owner since 1986. High and dry, Logan Street offers peaceful residential living South of Broad, with easy access to Colonial Lake, Burbages, the shops and restaurants on Broad Street and Lower King, a bike ride to Charleston Day School and easy access to Publix at West Edge and James Island. A family gathering place, a home for all seasons, there is ample space for a pool in the garden, outdoor kitchen and even a guest house.

14 Logan Street, Charleston

$3,200,000
5 Beds 4.5 Baths 22026058 MLS Radcliffeborough SubDv. Active Status
Welcome to 71 Pitt Street, the perfect Southern family home. From the moment you enter the house onto the gracious and wide piazza, you are immersed in Charleston charm. While built almost 200 years ago in 1837, the current owners have lovingly updated the property to appeal to sophisticated, modern buyers. The entry foyer features a stylish Scandanavian-inspired stenciled floor, with a center staircase and a mahogany curved handrail, rising three floors. The formal living room is bright and sunny, with wood-burning fireplace, high ceilings, and deep crown molding. The spacious dining room features a gas fireplace, a sophisticated built-in bar with glass shelves and is large enough to service grand dinner parties. The beautiful chef's kitchen is truly the heart of the home, a laropen, and airy space with beamed ceilings and custom lighting. Honed granite countertops, top-of-the-line appliances, custom cabinetry, and a fantastic new pantry with abundant storage and wine fridge make this a dream kitchen. An exposed metal beam, painted in Farrow & Ball Hague Blue runs the length of the long space. There is a center island with barstool seating, as well as a cozy corner banquet nook along large windows for casual dining. The living room, dining room, and kitchen all have French doors that open onto the piazza and spill down to the large garden below. Seamlessly integrating interior and outdoor living spaces, the property flows beautifully for entertaining. Beyond the kitchen, pass through the hyphen to the attached carriage house. The grand family room with exposed beams and vaulted ceiling is the perfect blend of Caribbean flair and historic Charleston charm. This room includes built-in bookshelves, including one that houses a large desk. Past the family room is a fabulous glass addition designed by Reggie Gibson Architects, with huge windows, a large glass wall and balcony overlooking the garden, which can be a perfect home office, gym, additional den, or children's playroom. The hyphen contains a large new laundry room with abundant storage and built-in cabinetry. From the family room, you can access the ground floor of the carriage house, which contains a full studio apartment overlooking the garden with its own exterior entrance. This spacious studio apartment is separately metered and features a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, open living, dining, and bedroom areas, beadboard accent walls, and a bathroom with shower. The carriage house can be accessed directly from the main house through a (locked) door and staircase for seamless integration of the space into the main house, or it has its own exterior entrance through the garden. There is a very strong rental history for the carriage house  up to $5,000/month. The primary suite is located one the second floor of the main house and features a fireplace. The primary bathroom has a cool curved wall that cleverly houses the walk-in closet, and in the bathroom, there is a separate antique claw-foot soaking tub, dual vanities, built-in storage, walk-in copper shower and a modified version of an original Venetian (Palladian) window. There is another large, sunny guest bedroom suite on the second floor, with new full bathroom with Circa lighting, Galbraith & Paul wallpaper, and stylish new tiles added in 2021. The third-floor features two charming bedrooms with rooftop views, and a shared full bath with tub/shower combo, shiplap walls, and updated tile and vanity. The expansive lot is over 200 feet deep and .27 acre, an oasis in the middle of the city. The garden has been dramatically upgraded with extensive new landscaping, brick and bluestone pathways, masonry patio area for al fresco dining, new 5-hole putting green, numerous trees and shrubs installed, and a large grass area in the rear with room for a pool or children's play area. All improvements were meticulously executed to retain the integrity of renowned landscape architect Sheila Wertimer's original garden design. Property is fully fenced for privacy and safety. The brick parking pad was enlarged to provide for off-street parking for 2 cars plus a golf cart. There is plenty of enclosed storage space under the house for bicycles, beach gear, and sports equipment. The property is conveniently located near Ashley Hall School, MUSC, King Street, Marion Square, and the College of Charleston. It is in a quiet neighborhood, yet walkable to all the exciting amenities and activities in Charleston, such as award-winning restaurants, famed shopping, and the farmer's market. It is a convenient location with quick access on and off the peninsula, without all the tourists that roam further south. This chic and stylish Carolopolis award-winning house was featured on the cover of the Wall Street Journal's Off-Duty section and in Southern Living. Other notable features include beautiful 1840's grand scale rooms, gleaming antique heart pine wood floors throughout, exposed beamed ceilings, large windows and doors providing tons of natural light, all of which have been lovingly maintained to make this charming and sophisticated home turn-key.

71 Pitt Street, Charleston