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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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The Holy City is known for a plethora of things -- spectacular weather, friendly locals, endless festivities, and of course killer happy hours! Take a look at some of our favorite spots in the city to sip on a dirty martini (extra olives) as you transition from the work day and into a captivating Charleston evening. Whether you're hoping to catch sunset or the illuminated Ravenel bridge, these views are sure to please!

1.  Fleet Landing -- Hush puppy and order a Bloody Mary to accompany your expansive waterfront view!

2. The Rooftop Bar at the Vendue -- Be sure to take a look at all the marvelous art across the street at 26 Vendue (exhibits are rotated by local artists and galleries four times a year) before heading up to see the resident craft

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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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Downtown Charleston's charm is easily understood by doing one thing: walking down South Battery. The luxurious and historic homes on this street are an important reminder of the Charleston lifestyle and one of the many reasons why so many are drawn to this beautiful city. Lucky for the prospective buyer, Handsome Properties has two new listings on this highly sought-after street!

See below for more information on these homes:

 

48 South Battery

First time on the market since 2003! Circa 1846, the James Macbeth House is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in Charleston. Features include gorgeous original 18' heart of pine floors, 9 relined and fully operable fireplaces, striking mahogany staircase, water views from many

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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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Finding a new construction home in the heart of historic Downtown Charleston is a nearly impossible task. Halsey Park is the exception, featuring a handful of beautifully built rowhouses as well as six stand alone, customizable homesites. One of these sites is 78 Halsey Boulevard, a luxury home with an anticipated completion date of fall 2017.

This Bill Huey + Associates design is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Its open floor plan features a large dining room, kitchen and spacious living room. The master suite is also on this level which includes a sizable walk-in closet. The second floor includes two additional bedrooms with ensuite baths as well as a large den. One of the most anticipated features of this home is the rooftop terrace, which is

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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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The Sword Gate House has served many different purposes since its construction in 1803. A private residence, a tannery, a prestigious girls’ school, and an inn account for its most notable uses. Many who pass by marvel at the privacy offered by the tall wall and famous “sword gates” that line the property. 32 Legare Street is truly one of Charleston’s most beautiful historic masterpieces.

Around the early nineteenth century, two waterfront merchants are believed to have begun construction on 32 Legare Street; what is known today as the Sword Gate House. In 1819, the property was sold to Andrew Talvande who converted the residence into an all-girls school. The school was operational for nearly 30 years and housed many notable names such as Mary

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