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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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Charleston is bright, sunny, and ready to welcome you! Don't take our word for it, here are a couple of bicycle tours of Downtown Charleston that we were able to capture this afternoon...



We are fortunate to call this beautiful place home! Contact us today to learn more about the Charleston lifestyle. 843-727-6460

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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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Sold! Handsome Properties is happy to announce that 14 Elliott Street has a proud new owner. This beautiful 1740-era row house is found in the desirable South of Broad neighborhood in Downtown Charleston and boasts some of the chicest interiors we’ve ever seen. Selling agent, Julia Armstrong, said that the buyer is thrilled with his purchase. 

"It was an absolute pleasure representing the sale of this house," Armstrong said. "It has been renovated to perfection. The new owner is sure to enjoy his time spent here."

Between the typical masonry style exterior and the unique interior design 14 Elliott Street exudes style and design. The home was completely transformed with custom renovations by architect Heather Wilson, contractor Brett Elrod and

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Many people are faced with the challenge that comes with moving to a new place. Typically, you receive countless opinions from friends about their favorite parts of town or read recommendations made by publications, but how can you know for sure where you fit in best without actually spending a significant amount of time somewhere?

Charleston has been written up in just about every travel magazine you could think of. It's easy to become drawn to the city, but not so easy to determine where the best place to settle might be. You've heard all of the benefits, including the incredible restaurant scene, quaint cobble-stoned streets, and proximity to beaches. Now, it's time to look at the various neighborhood attributes side-by-side, and figure out

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As the city of Charleston continues to uphold its reputation as one of the best U.S. cities to live and visit, it is easy to see why there is no shortage of demand for downtown real estate. We happen to think that these properties have some of the most desirable qualities currently available on the market. For more information on any of these listings, please call us at 843.727.6460.

6 King Street

One of Handsome Properties' newest listings is a private, gorgeous home South of Broad Street. 6 King Street is a wonderful family home with an appealing floor plan and plenty of space for entertaining. A formal living room and dining room leads to an exquisite gourmet kitchen that boasts a spacious island. Upstairs, the master bedroom has been

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Handsome Properties is excited to announce the launch of our new company video! Our goal was to visually incorporate as much of the Charleston lifestyle as we could into the 2 + minutes of footage; and we hope to have done just that. Enjoy the finished product! 

 Handsome Properties is a full-service real estate company focused on the luxury market here in Charleston, SC. Many of our agents are native Charlestonians, and we all share a love for the city we call home.

Charleston’s allure begins with its beautiful, scenic atmosphere. The city’s pristine beaches, aesthetic historic architecture, and quaint cobblestone roads are a big part of what draws the crowds. What makes them stay is the wonderful sense of community and rich history.

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