South of Broad Beauties

As one of the most beautiful subdivisions on the Charleston Peninsula, there is no shortage of breathtaking historical homes. Below are 10 of our favorite South of Broad listings. Which would you choose to cool down in this summer?


The Robert Trail Chisholm house, circa 1838. One passes down the private drive from Legare Street through the wrought iron gates to the charming Greek Revival mansion. Situated in the park-like setting of its 1/2 acre grounds, the estate is a self-contained world of serenity and quiet. The historic home, as well as its spacious grounds, were recently restored in a 2 year project guided by local architect Glenn Keyes, restoration contractor Richard Marks and landscape architect Sheila Wertimer. Listed by Charles Sullivan, more information here.


This immaculate 1789 home has been totally renovated within the past 4 years. The addition of a den/garden room allows one to enjoy the exquisite garden. The large master bedroom offers a spacious walk-in closet and dressing room. The second floor is equipped with a large screened-in porch, overlooking the beautiful garden. This gorgeous property has plenty of outdoor space for entertaining. Listed by Melinda Laurens, more information here.


This updated and well-maintained smart property is perfect for either a full-time residence or as a large lock-and-leave pied-a-terre. One deeded, private parking space included is located off-street behind the unit on the private alley and adjacent to the private courtyard. As an additional bonus, there is the option of putting in a roof top deck which would afford harbor views. Listed by James Maybank, more information here.


This stunning estate-sized property is located South of Broad on prestigious lower Church Street. A twenty-month renovation has just been completed. An elegant new exterior staircase now provides gracious entry from the parterre garden to the main level of the home. The grand kitchen/great room earned a NKBA award in 2019, a first for Charleston. A light-filled master bath is spa-like in size and features a bathtub with harbor views. There are accommodations for the whole family, with new or renovated en-suite bedrooms on the first, third and fourth floors. Listed by Charles Sullivan, more information here.


A beautiful renovation has been completed on this charming home tucked on back of lot away from street. The front garden is very welcoming with an entrance through the gate, which gives a sense of privacy. Gracious living areas with fireplaces are wonderful for relaxing or entertaining. The updated kitchen offers top-of-the-line appliances. The front porch with dining table and sitting area is perfect for outdoor dining. Listed by Judy and Laurie Tarleton, more information here.


Completely renovated, large one bedroom unit in the Fort Sumter House. Original plaster moldings. Marble floors on the first level. All new baths and kitchen. Beautiful panoramic view of the park and the Ashley River. Listed by Olin Chamberlain, more information here.


A beautiful renovation has been completed on this charming Hugenot Court home, tucked away in a gated compound. The open floor plan offers optimal living and dining rooms with a fireplace in each area. The kitchen features stainless steel Viking appliances. The downstairs master opens to a shaded patio. Fantastic property in great condition, surrounded by a beautiful garden. Listed by Melinda Laurens, more information here.


Chic and gleaming, this masonry cottage-style home is located on a very quaint South of Broad street, just steps away from Tradd Street. The first level features open-space living and a beautifully designed kitchen. The second floor master suite features a sophisticated master bath with high-quality finishes, separate tub and walk-in shower. The spacious master bedroom has an en-suite walk-in closet. To the rear off the kitchen is a well-designed screened porch overlooking the charming courtyard garden, which is fenced and well landscaped. Listed by Jane Smith Smith and Charles Sullivan, more information here.


Great opportunity to own a 1915 condo on Tradd Street. Recently updated with a new AC and fresh paint. This would make a great investment, primary or secondary home. Listed by Alton Brown, more information here.


A bonus for your commercial needs, this building is located in Charleston’s Central Business District, which has a mixture of commercial and residential buildings. The downstairs was formerly used as an art gallery. Features include 12 foot ceilings, Brazilian cherry wood floors, a fireplace with gas logs, plus a large display window on Broad Street. The upstairs has 4 independent office suites. Each floor includes a 1/2 bath, and the first floor has a kitchen. Listed by Lynn Hanlin, more information here.

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