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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2 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT F-19 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT F-19
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage at Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 21030456 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, 500 Sqft

Awesome 45x13.5 with one of the lowest regime fees in all of Charleston at $318 a month. This cover's water, power, cable and internet and all main... 

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$48,000
Provided courtesy of BHHS Carolina Sun Real Estate
11 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT T19 (Lu 226) Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT T19 (Lu 226)
Charleston, SC 29401
Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 21028221 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, n/a Sqft

Largest single berth slip available in the Harborage at Ashley Marina at 90' x 18'. The Ashley Marina is one of the premier marina facilities in th... 

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$350,000
Provided courtesy of ERA Wilder Realty Inc
10 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT T-Dock Slip 13 (Lu220) Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT T-Dock Slip 13 (Lu220)
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage at Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 21028220 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, 1080 Sqft

2nd Largest single berth slip available in the Harborage at Ashley Marina at 60' x 18'. The Ashley Marina is one of the premier marina facilities i... 

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$150,000
Provided courtesy of ERA Wilder Realty Inc
4 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT Lu217 Charleston, SC 29403

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT Lu217
Charleston, SC 29403
Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 21008847 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, n/a Sqft

60 x18 Slip for sale - the largest single berth slip available in AshleyMarina or on Charleston peninsula. Located on the inside of T dock, whichi... 

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$99,900
Provided courtesy of The Boulevard Company, LLC
6 Photos 1 Cordes Street Charleston, SC 29401

1 Cordes Street
Charleston, SC 29401
French Quarter
Residential

MLS# 20020120 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, 7560 Sqft

High-end residential development opportunity in Historic Downtown Charleston.1&3 Cordes Street is an exceptional redevelopment opportunity in Histo... 

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$2,650,000
Reduced -$250,000
Provided courtesy of Avison Young - South Carolina Inc
5 Photos 33 Lockwood UNIT G-8 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood UNIT G-8
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage at Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 20013238 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, 900 Sqft

Slip G-8 is a great 50 x 18 ft slip . Easy in and out. private parking lot and a professional staff who is available 7 days a week! Ashley Marina i... 

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$58,000
Provided courtesy of BHHS Carolina Sun Real Estate
6 Photos 33 Lockwood UNIT F-21 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood UNIT F-21
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage at Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 20013235 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, 670 Sqft

Slip F-21 is a great 45 x 18 ft slip . Easy in and out. .private parking lot and a professional staff who is available 7 days a week! Ashley Marina... 

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$53,000
Provided courtesy of BHHS Carolina Sun Real Estate
3 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT G-6 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT G-6
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage at Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 20002015 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, 780 Sqft

Awesome 50 x 18 ft slip. The Marina IPE docks, upgraded electrical to 30 & 50 AMP service to slips, dock house, wi-fi access to all slips, state o... 

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$59,000
Provided courtesy of BHHS Carolina Sun Real Estate
10 Photos 33 Lockwood Drive UNIT F-20 Charleston, SC 29401

33 Lockwood Drive UNIT F-20
Charleston, SC 29401
The Harborage at Ashley Marina
Residential

MLS# 20001411 / Active
n/a br, n/a ba, 812 Sqft

Slip F-20 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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$55,000
Reduced -$3,500
Provided courtesy of Robertson Team Real Estate
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