About Charleston

South Carolina has one thing no other state has, and that's Charleston. You have to see it - no, experience it - to understand what that statement means. Photos can't capture it, travel videos don't either. When people in South Carolina feel like getting out of town for a weekend and can't decide where to go, Charleston almost always turns out to be a best bet. Then again, many people decide to come for the rest of their lives.

Beautiful it is - with cobblestone streets, neighborhoods of restored homes painted in pastels and water lapping along the Battery, where some of the oldest, grandest homes abide. Enchanting, intriguing, Charleston lures wanderers siren-like to its historic district, much like it lure pirates and gentry two centuries ago. South Carolina's oldest city, settled in 1670, has withstood earthquakes, hurricanes and Gen. William. T. Sherman to still beckon the begotten. As a pop song several years ago put it, "Oh baby, she's got it."

Charleston has been named the "Most Mannerly City in the united States" six consecutive years, including 1999, by etiquette expert Marjabelle Yound Stewart. But that's one of countless accolades. "Most Romantic Getaway," it's been called by Southern Living magazine; Partners for Livable Communities put it on its top ten most livable places in the country. Conde Nast Traveler regularly ranks it among the best places in the world to visit. Quaint, historic inns and opulent hotels provide every luxury and charm for visitors, who come for the gardens, the architecture, the dining, the shopping.

Then there's the Fun Quotient. Charleston might have the patent on festivals, serving up the huge Oyster Festival in January, the huger Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in February, and the internationally respected Spoleto Festival USA arts feast in May and June. The Riverdogs play baseball in a fine new stadium, and the new $6 million South Carolina Aquarium houses plant and animal life from the Palmetto Stat's mountains to coast. Add tours for candlelit homes and secret gardens and the Moja Festival each fall, which celebrates African and Caribbean cultures, and you've got a town they can't call sleepy anymore.

City Population - 87,044
Charleston County Population - 316,482

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43 Photos 32 Legare Street Charleston, SC 29401

32 Legare Street
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 16027451 / Active
9 br, 13 ba, 3 Half Bath, 17142 Sqft

Legare Street's oldest residence, known locally as ''The Sword Gate,'' was built circa 1790-1803 and is located on high ground in a high AE flood z... 

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$14,999,000
Reduced -$991,000
Provided courtesy of Handsome Properties, Inc.
80 Photos 29 Legare Street Charleston, SC 29401

29 Legare Street
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 18026272 / Active
5 br, 4 ba, 2 Half Bath, 7800 Sqft

In one of the prettiest cities, on one of the City's grandest streets, on one of the largest lots South of Broad sits the Reverend Paul Trapier Ger... 

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$12,995,000
Provided courtesy of Hudson Phillips Properties Charleston LLC
82 Photos 23 Legare Street Charleston, SC 29401

23 Legare Street
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 19007189 / Active
4 br, 5 ba, 2 Half Bath, 7352 Sqft

Elegance, history, and unparalleled privacy all mark the Robert Trail Chisholm house, circa 1838. One passes down the private drive from Legare St... 

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$9,250,000
Provided courtesy of Carriage Properties LLC
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31 E Battery Street Charleston, SC 29401

31 E Battery Street
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 18020937 / Active
6 br, 5 ba, 7505 Sqft

Offered for the first time in five generations, the c. 1837 Shackleford-Williams House is an exceptionally well-preserved antebellum mansion and on... 

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$6,995,000
Provided courtesy of William Means Real Estate, LLC
101 Photos 18 Church Street Charleston, SC 29401

18 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 19009095 / Active
5 br, 6 ba, 1 Half Bath, 6875 Sqft

This stunning estate-sized property is located South of Broad on prestigious lower Church Street. A twenty-month renovation has just been completed... 

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$6,590,000
Provided courtesy of Carriage Properties LLC
8 Photos 125 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401

125 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Downtown
Residential

MLS# 19011990 / Active
3 br, 3 ba, 5456 Sqft

Rare opportunity to purchase a substantial downtown building with adjacent parking lot. The building is located at 125 Meeting Street. 2,354 sq ft ... 

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$6,500,000
Provided courtesy of Carriage Properties LLC
75 Photos 17 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401

17 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 19004614 / Active
5 br, 4 ba, 2 Half Bath, 5276 Sqft

If these walls could talk. This pristine c 1756 Charleston Single stands tall and proud on the corners of Meeting and Lamboll Streets. This private... 

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$6,450,000
Provided courtesy of Hudson Phillips Properties Charleston LLC
85 Photos 1926 Maybank Highway Charleston, SC 29412

1926 Maybank Highway
Charleston, SC 29412
Residential

MLS# 19011635 / Active
6 br, 7 ba, 1 Half Bath, 7283 Sqft

A striking architectural treasure on a high bluff overlooking the Intracoastal waterway, 1926 Maybank rivals great estates on the East Coast in sop... 

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$6,250,000
Provided courtesy of Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty
96 Photos 607 N Shore Drive Charleston, SC 29412

607 N Shore Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
Lawton Bluff
Residential

MLS# 19007079 / Active
5 br, 4 ba, 1 Half Bath, 7000 Sqft

Just minutes from downtown Charleston, with this superb gated property you can have it all! Renovated in 2017, this magnificent home has stunning t... 

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$5,995,000
Provided courtesy of Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty
36 Photos 26 South Battery Street Charleston, SC 29401

26 South Battery Street
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 18007821 / Active
7 br, 5 ba, 1 Half Bath, 7059 Sqft

One of the finest major surviving Italianate buildings erected in Charleston before the civil war. The front facade features an L-shaped asymmetri... 

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$5,950,000
Reduced -$700,000
Provided courtesy of Lois Lane Properties
132 Photos 48 S South Battery Charleston, SC 29401

48 S South Battery
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 19013515 / Active
7 br, 7 ba, 2 Half Bath, 8300 Sqft

The historic James Macbeth House, c. 1846, and charming c. 1790 carriage house are being offered together for the first time in decades. Known as o... 

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$5,799,000
Provided courtesy of Maison Real Estate
84 Photos 106 Murray Boulevard Charleston, SC 29401

106 Murray Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 18015431 / Active
4 br, 4 ba, 2 Half Bath, 6550 Sqft

Built high above the water in 2001, then renovated and redesigned in 2014 sparing no detail or expense, this sunny waterfront home with tall window... 

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$5,750,000
Provided courtesy of William Means Real Estate, LLC
60 Photos 11 Church Street Charleston, SC 29401

11 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 18028004 / Active
6 br, 5 ba, 2 Half Bath, 6076 Sqft

Below the bend on lower Church Street, in one of the oldest and most charming parts of the city, sits an exquisite Federal era Charleston single, c... 

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$5,750,000
Reduced -$200,000
Provided courtesy of Hudson Phillips Properties Charleston LLC
73 Photos 16 S Adgers Wharf Charleston, SC 29401

16 S Adgers Wharf
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 19006018 / Active
3 br, 3 ba, 2 Half Bath, 6758 Sqft

Circa 1801, once part of the historic James Hamilton Company Building, serving as a cotton warehouse along the city's oldest surviving wharf. Total... 

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$5,200,000
Reduced -$750,000
Provided courtesy of Carriage Properties LLC
57 Photos 13 Johnson Road Charleston, SC 29407

13 Johnson Road
Charleston, SC 29407
The Crescent
Residential

MLS# 19001688 / Active
5 br, 6 ba, 1 Half Bath, 8260 Sqft

This lake front estate in pristine condition offers incredible custom features inside and out. The grand stone exterior exudes the elegance and gra... 

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$5,025,000
Provided courtesy of Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty
54 Photos 9 Limehouse Street Charleston, SC 29401

9 Limehouse Street
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 18013628 / Active
5 br, 4 ba, 1 Half Bath, 5897 Sqft

Located in the prestigious South of Broad neighborhood, 9 Limehouse Street is situated on a spacious .43 acre lot on the west side of the Charlesto... 

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$4,950,000
Reduced -$250,000
Provided courtesy of Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty
29 Photos 48 Bull Street Charleston, SC 29401

48 Bull Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Harleston Village
Residential

MLS# 19010048 / Active
4 br, 6 ba, 2 Half Bath, 6000 Sqft

A grand scale 3/4 acre private compound in the center of the historic district. The property consists of a 6,000 +/- square foot historic residen... 

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$4,600,000
Provided courtesy of Hudson Phillips Properties Charleston LLC
33 Photos 46 Murray Boulevard Charleston, SC 29401

46 Murray Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 18027309 / Active
4 br, 4 ba, 2 Half Bath, 4582 Sqft

This solid brick Colonial Revival double house on the Battery at 46 Murray Blvd. is known as the Dr. Robert Barnwell Rhett House. Situated on two l... 

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$4,500,000
Reduced -$600,000
Provided courtesy of Disher Hamrick & Myers Res Inc
89 Photos 376 Ralston Creek Street Charleston, SC 29492

376 Ralston Creek Street
Charleston, SC 29492
Daniel Island
Residential

MLS# 19009570 / Active
5 br, 5 ba, 3 Half Bath, 8622 Sqft

A true Daniel Island treasure, the deepwater estate at 376 Ralston Creek Street is undoubtedly one of the most extraordinary and generously appoint... 

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$4,400,000
Provided courtesy of Daniel Island Real Estate Co Inc
49 Photos 72 Murray Boulevard Charleston, SC 29401

72 Murray Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29401
South Of Broad
Residential

MLS# 19002034 / Active
4 br, 4 ba, 2 Half Bath, 4567 Sqft

Recently renovated by architect E.E. Fava and Mike Besta Renovation and Restoration in 2015, this beautiful ''South of Broad'' waterfront family ho... 

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$4,400,000
Provided courtesy of Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty
60 Photos 2044 Wappoo Hall Road Charleston, SC 29412

2044 Wappoo Hall Road
Charleston, SC 29412
Riverland Terrace
Residential

MLS# 19004054 / Active
5 br, 4 ba, 2 Half Bath, 4501 Sqft

This custom home was completed by master builder Tommy Priester in December 2014. It is the one of the only homes available on the market that has... 

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$3,990,000
Reduced -$260,000
Provided courtesy of Realty One Group Coastal
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