Downtown Charleston Homes

Historic properties located on the peninsula are very sought after in the sense that they have been preserved over time. The history that is attached to these properties draw 4 million visitors each year and many decide to relocate as a result.

The area is charming, quaint and is the highest concentration of preserved historical buildings on the East Coast. While many of these homes have a constant stream of tourists riding by on horse drawn carriages, there are many quieter, more secluded areas of the city that offer some very quaint, garden homes and also several townhouses and condo options available as well.

The College of Charleston is located in the middle of the city and many parents decide that purchasing a home can be an investment opportunity while their child is attending school. By finding a duplex or multi family property, or even a home with several bedrooms can equate to finding roommates that can help pay the mortgage on the property.

The Medical University of South Carolina is also located downtown, and for focused MUSC students, finding a quiet place to study is crucial. Many investors looking to purchase hope to find medical students who do not have much time for socializing, so they can keep a tenant and protect their property condition at the same time.

There are also many Downtown Charleston homes located on the upper side of the peninsula. The Wagener Terrace, Hampton Park Terrace and North Central neighborhoods offer a more affordable option for your professionals who enjoy the historic atmosphere and central location that Downtown residents enjoy.

When buying, it is important to consider several variables that will have an affect on your quality of life:

  • Is there off street parking?
  • Are there college rentals nearby?
  • Is the property affected by the Board of Architectural Review?
  • Does the property have any historical easements?


Another factor to consider is the maintenance of these historical properties. It is important to keep these properties maintained and generally painting and other services can be extensive on these all wooden structures. Many residents choose to paint one side of their home each year, to keep it in top shape while spreading the costs over time.

The historical elements, the charm of yesteryear and the economic supply and demand of these valuable properties make these properties a viable and worthy  real estate investment.

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4 Photos 33 Lockwood Dr UNIT G-13 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Dr UNIT G-13
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage At Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 24016043 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, 840 Sqft

Great 50x18 ft slip located downtown Charleston . The marina has bathrooms, showers, and laundry. IPE docks and 30 and 50 amp electrical with 30 an... 

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$115,000
Provided courtesy of BHHS Carolina Sun Real Estate
7 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT B6 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT B6
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage At Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 24015619 / Active
1 br, 1 ba, 900 Sqft

Here's your chance for affordable, waterfront living in downtown Charleston! Rare find, this perfectly located slip comes with a BOAT! Yes, you can... 

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$175,000
Provided courtesy of 822 Main Property Management
26 Photos 33 Lockwood Boulevard UNIT Slip I-14 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Boulevard UNIT Slip I-14
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage At Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 24013746 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, n/a Sqft

Best easy access OUTSIDE 40' slip with no boats behind slip (accommodate 45' boat). The Harborage at Ashley Marina in Historic Downtown Charleston ... 

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$95,000
Reduced -$4,900
Provided courtesy of The Boulevard Company, LLC
4 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT A-3 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT A-3
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage At Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 24012027 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, n/a Sqft

A-3 might be the best slip in the entire marina. Steps away from the parking lot make caring your gear a breeze. No long walk hundreds of yards fro... 

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$95,000
Provided courtesy of BHHS Carolina Sun Real Estate
16 Photos 180 E Bay Street UNIT #300 Charleston, SC 29401

180 E Bay Street UNIT #300
Charleston, SC 29401
French Quarter
Residential

MLS# 24011098 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 1847 Sqft

Spectacular views of the French Quarter from this third floor three bedroom, two bath unit carefully updated with many custom details and finishes.... 

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$2,215,000
Provided courtesy of Julian V Brandt Inc
25 Photos 33 Lockwood UNIT I-29 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood UNIT I-29
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage At Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 24011023 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, n/a Sqft

Slip I-29 is 55ft x 18ft T-Head that can accommodate a 55-foot boat. The Harborage at Ashley Marina has IPE docks, 30 and 50 amp electrical with 30... 

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$149,900
Provided courtesy of Ocean View Ventures, LLC
7 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT Lu224 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT Lu224
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage At Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 24009799 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, n/a Sqft

You won't find a better slip in all of Charleston. Slip T-17 is 90ft x 22ft yacht-sized wet slip at the end of the marina, in the premium Harborage... 

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$499,500
Reduced -$50,500
Provided courtesy of Brand Name Real Estate
2 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT F24 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT F24
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage At Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 24008327 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, n/a Sqft

Slip F-24 is 45ft x 18ft and can accommodate a 45-foot boat in the premium Harborage at Ashley Marina. The marina comes equipped with IPE docks, pr... 

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$105,000
Provided courtesy of Brand Name Real Estate
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