Charleston Real Estate News

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 While Charleston is known for its renowned hospitality, tis the season to be extra merry and bright (and make the obligatory annual drive through the Festival of Lights)! As you treat yourself to the cashmere coat you’ve been eyeing on King, take it out on the town to one of our top recommendations of enjoying the holidays in Charleston…..

  1. Wine Under the Oaks at Boone Hall Plantation -- December 3rd ; This year Boone Hall Plantation is hosting a gathering complete with wine sampling from a number of distributors and partners while sipping on complimentary Biltmore Estate champagne, complimentary desserts, food and of course vino paired perfectly with gourmet selections from Boone Hall Farms. Wine and cooking demonstrations top off the evening as

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In recent years, Charleston has become synonymous with being home to some of the hippest coffee shops, popping up on nearly every block, and we aren’t upset about it! As we settle into cooler temperatures and earlier sunrises, we have the perfect excuse to spend some extra time with loved ones over a toasty mug of hot cocoa and laughs. Read along to see our favorite picks in the city:

The Classic: Bakehouse

Hold onto your hats ladies and gents because this place satisfies. Will you fancy the smores mocha or dark hot chocolate? Known for their catering of Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds’ Boone Hall wedding, this East Bay bakery and coffeehouse has an assortment of chocolates to choose from in your seasonal sipper and have you belting carols of joy

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While the weather tip toes into the cooler side of fall, we are working to find the sun/sweater balance. October has a plethora of activities to offer its locals as we welcome autumn with open arms, one of which making Saturday mornings at the Farmers Market oh so more enjoyable (and possible to sip on a hot Pumpkin Spice Latte without breaking a sweat)! We hope to see you at one of these great events this month!

1. Charleston's ArtWalk, Friday October 6th, 5-8 pm

With the arrival of cooler temperatures, comes this revived local favorite, showcasing new artists every year, falling on the first Friday of every month from October - May from 5- 8 pm. Ella Richardson Fine Art will offer viewers a chance to meet award-winning artist and professor Craig

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This South of Broad stunner provides the perfect haven for finding a quintessentially Charleston lifestyle and has history dating back to 1870. Tucked just behind the Battery, a five minute walk takes you right to the waterfront across from the beautiful oak filled park and in the other direction happy hour and a bakery with fabulous coffee and pain au chocolat await.  Tradd Street is one of the original carriage ways laid out in the 1680 “Grand Modell” that outlined the gridded plan of Charles Town. 

Enter through the ironwork masterpiece of a gate, by expert craftsmen Philip Simmons. Light pours throughout the home as you are met on the first floor with gorgeous stone floors and exposed brick walls. An original fireplace rests in the den area

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If you are looking for an elegant oasis just outside downtown Charleston look no further than this Mount Pleasant waterfront gem with stunning Ravenel Bridge views and virtually every amenity you could need. This 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home features exquisite woodwork, custom built-ins and fine decorator finishes throughout.  The large dining room features European de Gournay couture hand painted silk wallpaper and the powder room boasts exquisite wall covering with crushed Murano glass. Extensive molding and trim work adorn the interiors. The double doors lead to a sweeping spiral staircase while the living room invites guests in with a grand fireplace. The living room opens up to the sunroom and outside with access to the IPE deck, 900 ft dock and an

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Today we are talking about a movement that is sweeping the real estate market..... Can you guess it?

It's the Tiny Home!

While the homes around Charleston are breathtaking and evocative of old Southern charm, they are often equally as grand in their size. This is just the ticket for some, though others may be looking to downsize without compromising the feel of luxury as well as practicality, and maintaining enough space to fit their lifestyle. Enter the Tiny Home movement that looks to maximize efficiency and to simplify living. These spaces provide benefits to the environment, personal finances and freedom to spend more time outside the home, perhaps traveling the world! And would you believe that 68% of Tiny House owners have no mortgage, as

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Happy Thursday everyone! Today on the blog we feature four properties whose landscapes are as enchanting as their interiors. Can't you envision yourself transported to the forests of Costa Rica or maybe sipping on sweet tea as the temperatures begin to slowly fall and catching up with old friends in a garden of your own? Take a look for some mid-week inspiration!


First up is 12 State Street, located in the heart of the art center of Charleston.  Believed to be the only Regency style building in Charleston and currently zoned as Limited Business, the first floor is a separately metered commercial space with storefront exposure, perfect for an art gallery or boutique. A charming walkway transports you out to the private walled garden of this French

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Cold brewed, extra hot, skinny, tall, mocha frappuccino with extra whipped cream-- no matter how you like your coffee, we've got just the place for you! There are a large number of coffee shops around town so we've compiled a short list of some spots not to miss. 

1. Rise Coffee Bar: 75 Wentworth Street. Located inside the Restoration Hotel, this trendy coffee shop is a blogger's dream come true. From the penny tile to the marble countertops, this Instagram-able shop is a Charleston favorite. The Restoration is a boutique hotel with a rooftop pool, luxury spa and retail store filled with local goodies. Topping off the effortlessly cool style of Rise Coffee Bar is the iconic teal 60's Ford Mustang that is normally parked out front. 

2. Kudu Coffee

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60 Montagu Street's charm is not lost on those lucky enough to tour its grounds. One of Charleston's only Urban Plantations, this property is truly unique, offering a sense of calm and serenity in the middle of a bustling city. The property sits on 1.25 acres and consists of the main residence, carriage house, kitchen house, and tack house. There is also a gorgeous pool and poolhouse on the grounds where one could enjoy a quiet summer afternoon lounging. The grounds have been re-landscaped into a park-like setting with croquet lawn and surrounded by a masonry wall, which allows for complete privacy.

We could go on and on about this property's beauty, or we could let the property speak for itself. Take a virtual tour of the grounds and imagine what life

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Charleston, SC added two beautiful new condos to its inventory of residential Downtown property for sale. 241 East Bay Street sits on the quaint corner of Guignard and East Bay Streets, just one block away from Charleston’s historic Market Street. Both units are currently available for sale, unit 200 for $1,995,000 and unit 300 for $1,495,000. The building also has commercial space on the ground floor, which is for sale for $1,395,000.

The high-end quality of the materials is apparent upon entering either of the two residential units. Oak floors throughout combined with upscale cabinetry and countertops give these condominiums an upscale flare. Each unit comes with two parking spaces, and plans have been approved for an attached garage and rooftop

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