Homes for Sale in Downtown Charleston, Charleston, SC

Downtown Charleston, also referred to as “the peninsula”, is the heart of the Charleston metro region. It is bounded by the Ashley River to the west and south and the Cooper River to the east. This city is the oldest in South Carolina, and also the second largest. 

 

Downtown Charleston attracts a diverse array of both visitors and residents from across the country. The demand for housing here is high due to its remarkable appeal to people of all ages, incomparable lifestyle, and offerings. Families, young professionals, and retirees all enjoy the conveniences of living in downtown Charleston.

  • TOP CITY: Charleston has been consistently named the #1 City in the U.S. and one of the best in the world by Travel & Leisure magazine due to the city’s extensive history and beautiful architecture, culture, pleasant weather, friendly locals, proximity to the beach, and world-class restaurants.
  • DOWNTOWN CHARM: Downtown Charleston’s walkable scale, scenic parks, courtyard gardens, and coastal setting are among the many characteristics that draw residents to its neighborhoods. Museums, galleries, theaters, and countless historic attractions make it a prime location for history and culture buffs, who’ll find endless diversions right outside their front door.
  • NOMO: The peninsula also offers an eclectic mix of shops and world-class restaurants in its varied neighborhoods. North of the crosstown, also known as “NOMO”, is the most recent area to experience rapid revitalization with new construction including restaurants, multi-family homes, office buildings, and event spaces.
  • MEDICAL & SCHOOLS: Downtown Charleston offers an abundance of benefits for its residents, including exceptional educational opportunities and quality medical facilities. The College of Charleston, The Citadel, and Charleston School of Law are all located on the peninsula, as are the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and its hospital and Roper St. Francis Hospital.
  • REAL ESTATE: Homes for sale in downtown Charleston embrace the traditional Lowcountry architecture. Wide inviting porches, columned entrances, and intricate details are just a few elements that embody Charleston’s famous architecture, from grand mansions on the Battery to the classic “Charleston-singles” found in neighborhoods throughout the city. Most of these homes have Greek Revival, Modern, Federal Colonial, Colonial, and Georgian architectural designs. 

     

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Latest homes for sale in Downtown Charleston

113
Active

$11,200,000

50 & 52 Murray Boulevard

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds7Baths9SqFt9,415MLS#21006861
76
Active

$7,495,000

117 Broad Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds12Baths13SqFt9,887MLS#20024983
101
Active

$6,590,000

18 Church Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds5Baths7SqFt6,875MLS#21005562
81
Active Contingent

$5,650,000

37 Hasell Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds4Baths5SqFt6,542MLS#21012784
97
Active Contingent

$5,450,000

29 Broad Street A,B,C

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds5Baths7SqFt5,100MLS#20029516
18
Active

$5,350,000

206 Passerelle Court

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds4Baths5SqFt3,983MLS#21009533
79
Active

$5,195,000

78 East Bay Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds4Baths5SqFt5,204MLS#21023198
100
Open House
Active

$5,000,000

60 Cannon Street 60 & 60 1/2

Charleston, SC, 29403
Beds16Baths13SqFt7,272MLS#21027940
18
Active

$4,750,000

222 Passerelle Court

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds3Baths4SqFt3,700MLS#21009538
50
Active

$4,600,000

729 Bay Street E

Charleston, SC, 29403
Beds8Baths7SqFt10,021MLS#21023192
49
Active

$4,450,000

54 Tradd Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds5Baths5SqFt5,858MLS#21025513
79
Active Contingent

$3,999,000

138 & 140 Wentworth Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds5Baths5SqFt6,442MLS#20028510
65
Active

$3,950,000

23 Meeting Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds4Baths4SqFt3,705MLS#21027713
52
Active Contingent

$3,795,000

47 Church Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds3Baths5SqFt4,800MLS#21026949
32
Active Contingent

$3,750,000

321 Ashley Avenue

Charleston, SC, 29403
Beds28Baths33SqFt12,825MLS#20006263
25
Active

$3,750,000

72 Tradd Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds5Baths5SqFt4,684MLS#21028229
60
Active

$3,749,000

53 Broad Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds4Baths4SqFt7,154MLS#21013364
40
Active

$3,700,000

86 Murray Boulevard

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds5Baths5SqFt5,068MLS#21011753
18
Active

$3,700,000

215 Passerelle Court

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds3Baths4SqFt3,550MLS#21012538
21
Active

$3,600,000

1 Vendue Range L

Charleston, SC, 29401
Beds3Baths4SqFt2,891MLS#21027912
33
Active

$3,499,000

43 Charlotte Street

Charleston, SC, 29403
Beds8Baths9SqFt6,749MLS#21011352
Homes for Sale in Downtown Charleston

Need to Know Real Estate Facts About Downtown Charleston

  • Entry-level homes are priced from $250,000 to $499,000 and come with one to four bedrooms and one to three bathrooms. 
  • These homes range from 700 to 2,100 square feet, while the lot area starts from 0.06 acres. 
  • Mid-range homes start from $500,000 to $999,000 with total lots sized from 0.06 to 0.18 acres and 1,700 to 2,700 square feet. 
  • These homes come with two to four bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and many offer off-street parking areas.
  • Downtown Charleston’s luxury homes are priced from $1 million to more than $3 million. 
  • These homes are large with sizes ranging from four to 12 bedrooms, three to 12 bathrooms, and 7,000 to 11,000 square feet. 
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On the map

Downtown Charleston Map

Downtown Charleston is one of the most historic districts of Charleston, SC. It is located in the heart of the city. This community is bordered by Wagener Terrace to the north,  the Ashley River to the west and south, together with the Cooper River to the east. The neighborhood enjoys a mix of commercial, industrial, and residential neighborhoods.

Downtown Charleston is close to other significant neighborhoods in Charleston, SC. Savannah Highway leads to Ashleyville, Avondale, and St. Andrews. These are bustling residential neighborhoods to the west of Downtown Charleston. Lastly, SC-30 road leads to James Island, Sullivan’s Island, and other Charleston beach communities.

Your Charleston REALTORS®

Riverland Realty

Riverland Realty is a dedicated team of experienced real estate professionals with extensive experience working in Charleston, SC, and its surrounding communities. For any real estate-related inquiry whether it’s to buy or sell property in the region, our team is ready to help. Please feel free to contact us today for any questions you may have.

Meet the locals

Who Lives in Charleston, South Carolina?

Population

140,476

Median Age

34.8

Median Household Income

$98,288

Households

55,889

Cost of Living Score

111.5

Residents with Bachelor's Degree

53.05%

Entertainment

Things to do in Downtown Charleston

Hampton Park

This is one of the City of Charleston’s largest parks and a popular spot for fitness and recreational activities

Colonial Lake Park

This historic park in Charleston is a must-visit for walkers to enjoy a stroll around the lake while admiring the scenery.

The Citadel

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is a landmark in Charleston that is noticed for its educational reputation as well as its rich history.

The Charleston Museum

One of the oldest museums in the U.S. that is home to Charleston’s rich history.

Education

Schools in Downtown Charleston

School Name
Grades
Admission
Burke High School
9 – 12
Public
Memminger School
PK – 5
Public
Mitchel Math and Science Elementary School
PK – 5
Public
Sanders-Clyde Elementary School
PK – 8
Public
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