Homes for Sale in French Quarter, Charleston, SC

The French Quarter district is a neighborhood along the eastern coast of Downtown Charleston, South Carolina.

Originally the neighborhood was a walled city serving as the primary market during the 19th century. This thriving market district was an active market district was a thriving commercial center known for its many stores and artisans. Today, the French Quarter district is known for its well-preserved Colonial buildings and historical landmarks.

  • UNIQUE CHARM: The French Quarter has a uniquely Colonial charm retaining many old buildings built during the 19th century and ensuring new construction retains the same style. Architectural styles in the district include a mix of Federal, Greek Revival, and Victorian, but French Colonial makes up the bulk of the buildings in the area.

  • DOWNTOWN LOCATION: Like most other neighborhoods in Downtown Charleston, French Quarter residents are within walking distance to the many attractions within and around the district. If you’re in the market for a home in this busy urban city center, you’ll find lots of good deals to be had in this neighborhood. The district also provides a good mix of residential and commercial real estate options catering to various buyers interested in the area.

  • THRIVING COMMERCIAL DISTRICT: The French Quarter District is known for its upbeat streets filled with boutique stores, restaurants, cafes, and art galleries. Whenever you turn the corner, you’re met by various attractions, including the Charleston City Market and the St. Philips Episcopal Church.
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Homes for Sale in French Quarter, Charleston, SC



53 Broad Street

Charleston, SC, 29401
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24 Chalmers Street

Charleston, SC, 29401


1 Cordes Street

Charleston, SC, 29401


32 Prioleau Street K

Charleston, SC, 29401
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160 Bay Street E 204

Charleston, SC, 29401
Homes for Sale in French Quarter

5 Need to Know Real Estate Facts About French Quarter

  • Most buildings in the French Quarter district are multi-floor pre-Civil War buildings that are designated for residential, commercial, or mixed-use.
  • No matter the structure’s architectural style and exterior, most of them have the same interior layout.
  • Historic homes in the neighborhood were typically built in the 19th century, but newer buildings have replaced some of the older ones also available in the community.
  • Residences come with a faux street-facing front door that leads to a porch that accesses the side of the property. This provides added privacy between each household in the building.
  • Property prices in the area vary greatly, with individual property buildings ranging between $1.1 to $2 Million and apartment units ranging between $300,000 to $1 Million.
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The French Quarter district is situated on the eastern bank of Downtown Charleston, SC. The district borders include Market Street to the north, Broad Street and Exchange Street to the south, and Meeting Street to the west.

As a waterfront neighborhood, there are several notable locations on the eastern side of the French Quarter District. To the northeast, you have the Port of Charleston and Union Pear. Waterfront Park Pier is directly east of the district, and to its southeast, you have the Carolina Yacht Club.

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Things to do in French Quarter

Joe Riley Waterfront Park

Famous waterfront park with two iconic fountains and beautiful outdoor spaces with scenic views of the river.

Washington Park

Beautiful urban park featuring well-landscaped outdoor spaces, mature oak trees, and a memorial dedicated to the Washington Light Infantry.

Gibbes Museum of Art

Art Museum at 135 Meeting Street showcasing pieces dating as far back as the 1700s.

St. Philip's Church

The oldest church in South Carolina founded in 1681.


Schools in French Quarter

School Name
Memminger Elementary
PK – 5
Charleston Day School
1 – 8
First Baptist School of Charleston
PK – 12

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