Beautiful downtown Charleston is truly a unique place in America. Perennially voted one of the best cities in America, including The World’s top city by Travel and Leisure. The Charleston Peninsula has a charm all its own. Whether strolling through the market, walking along the battery or a taking a carriage ride to hear about the history of Charleston there are activities and adventures for the local and tourist alike.
Some of the most expensive real estate in Charleston can be found in found South of Broad. In the historic district these grand homes can reach into the millions of dollars. Each home has its own unique history. There are many properties with a heritage that dates bck tot eh Civil war and beyond.
If you are looking for homes with pricing a little closer to the civil war era, there are still options for you downtown. Neighborhoods like Wagoner Terrace, provide the walkability of a traditional neighborhood with a close proximity to Hampton Park and yet are just a short trip to MUSC, downtown, or even West Ashley.
For a more urban feel a building like Bee Street Lofts provides an atmosphere of big city living. This complex has a drive in parking garage, work out facility, and a secure entrance to go along with stunning river views. Bee Street is right next door to MUSC and close to the crosstown for easy access out of the city. Finally, it is almost right across the street from the Marina where you could keep your boat for evening or weekend outings.
In the middle ground of the these sections is Cannonborough. This is an up and coming part of town just a few blocks from the revitalization of upper King Street. Cannonborough provides an opportunity to live close to the action of downtown Charleston with the price of South of Broad. From Cannonborough you can bike or even walk to some of the best eateries in the town like Hall’s, The Ordinary or The MacIntosh. This neighborhood gives you the opportunity to be close to the life of downtown Charleston and will continue to take shape over the coming years.
Even if you end up buying in a surrounding area of Charleston, like James Island, Mount Pleasant, or West Ashley it is great to know that downtown Charleston is so close to enjoy. So come visit, stay and live in one of the world’s best cities.