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Historic homes for sale South Carolina. View all SC historic houses, mansions & plantation homes for sale. South Carolina as most of us know from history class is one of the original 13 colonies that made up what is now known to us as the United States. With that history comes many homes that have been here since that time, especially when Charleston SC was the largest port city in what is now known as the USA. When Charleston SC was the capital of South Carolina before the signing of the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution many of the biggest names & dignitaries in US history called South Carolina home or visited here. Historic homes for sale in Charleston SC can fetch over $10M depending, of course, the neighborhood, size, & street, historical significance, and more. Charleston is not the only city with historic homes for sale in SC, the Midlands (capital) as it’s known, more so Columbia SC historic homes are also very abundant and impressive. 

MLS Listings Data

Total Listings:55
Average Price:$2,589,573
Highest Listing Price:$11,500,000
Average Days On Market:124
Average Price/SqFt:$762
SC Historic Houses For Sale currently has fifty-five (55) for sale on MLS. SC Historic Houses For Sale listings have an average sales price of $2,589,573 ranging in price from $265,000 to $11,500,000. The average sq ft home size of SC Historic Houses For Sale Charleston SC is 3,397 square feet. The largest property for sale is 11,737 sqft and smallest 393 sqft. View property listings for sale by price, street, subdivision, age, property type, location, features, size, and listing date, and time on MLS with an of 124 days on the market.

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Introducing a smartly designed urban retreat in the heart of historic downtown Charleston. Nestled in the sought-after Ansborough neighborhood, this modern 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom unit at 53 Hasell Street, Unit G offers a sophisticated living experience without losing the charm of the Holy City. Spanning almost 400sqft, this fully furnished gem boasts original heart of pine floors from 1840, a sleek granite kitchen counter, a luxurious shower, and a semi-private porch for enjoying the Charleston breeze.The property features a wealth of amenities including off-street parking within a gated lot, and the cost of utilities and flood insurance included in the HOA fee. For added convenience, there's a stacked washer/dryer in the unit. The monthly regime fee also includes buildingmaintenance, pest control, parking lot maintenance, flood insurance, and termite bond for a hassle-free lifestyle. Plus, with rentals permitted for a term longer than 30 days, this unit presents a flexible investment opportunity. Don't miss the chance to make this urban sanctuary your own. Schedule a showing today and experience the allure of downtown living at its finest.
View details Beds - 1 Baths - 1 Sqft - 393
Don't miss your opportunity to preview this charming 3rd floor condo. unit located in the Beauregard House circa 1840. Featuring a light-filled, open floorplan, original heart pine floors, Palladium window at the front gable, and a spacious living room and bedroom. The property is ideal for use as a pied-a-terre, investment property or as an investment property. Purchase of this unit includes 2 DEEDED OFF-STREET PARKING SPACES adjacent to the building. The current rental income is $2,295/month and the unit is being sold fully furnished. The regime fee ($362/month) covers exterior hazard/flood insurance, water, and common area maintenance. Marion Square, Colonial Lake, and numerous shopping/dining destinations on Upper King St. are just a short stroll, bike or golf cart ride away!
View details Beds - 1 Baths - 1 Sqft - 1037
Experience the timeless charm of the Robert Murray House, circa 1802, a Charleston Single situated in the renowned South of Broad neighborhood. From its historic facade to its meticulously restored interior, this residence offers a rare opportunity to own a piece of Charleston's rich architectural heritage.Step through the distinctive door facing the street and you are greeted by the first floor piazza. Inside, the formal living room and dining room exude sophistication, featuring heart pine floors adding warmth. The dining room is enveloped in a captivating mural illustrating the inherent charm and resplendent details of the interior.The kitchen, thoughtfully attached in 1880, has been updated to meet contemporary standards while preserving the home's historic charm. Adjacent tothe kitchen are two casual family rooms with polished concrete floors, offering a relaxed yet stylish living space. One of these rooms features an open-beamed ceiling and a cozy fireplace, perfect for unwinding. Glass atriums in the kitchen and family rooms offer picturesque views of the private courtyard and gardens, bringing the outdoors in. Venture upstairs to the second floor, where you'll find two luxurious bedroom suites, each with its own fireplacea peaceful retreat after a day of exploring Charleston's historic streets. The third floor offers two additional bedrooms, providing ample space for family and guests. The front facing bedroom offers views of the Low Battery and Ashley River. An elevator provides convenient access to all three floors. Outside, the carefully designed gardens, originally envisioned by landscape architect Loutrel Briggs and reinstated by Glenn Gardner, offer a serene oasis in the heart of the city. A luxurious pool beckons you to relax and unwind, while a gated driveway ensures privacy and security. The embellished fountain adds a touch of elegance to the outdoor space, creating a tranquil ambiance for outdoor gatherings and entertaining.
View details Beds - 4 Baths - 4 Sqft - 4325
This 2nd floor studio condo is nestled within a stunning antebellum mansion in the heart of downtown Charleston. Located mere steps from the vibrant King Street and just 2.5 blocks from the iconic Market, this property offers a lifestyle of convenience, luxury, and historical charm. As you step into this condo, you'll be greeted by the timeless beauty of its graceful architecture and rich history. The interior boasts a perfect blend of modern amenities and classic Southern elegance and the exposed brick accent adds character and warmth to the space. The kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. The walk-in closet off the full bathroom offers ample space for your wardrobe and belongings and the closet just outside the unit will convey with this sale to ensure you'll have room to organize and store your essentials with ease. Beautiful wood floors throughout the condo add a touch of sophistication and elevate the overall ambiance of the space. They are not only visually appealing but also easy to maintain, making this studio both stylish and practical. Living in this charming condo, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of downtown Charleston. From the cobblestone streets to the nearby shops, restaurants, and historic landmarks, every aspect of Charleston's charm will be at your doorstep. Parking available in the nearby Wentworth Garage.
View details Beds - 1 Baths - 1 Sqft - 437
WELCOME TO OAK GROVE MANOR- Designed by world renowned architect, Robert Mills and built by Major Frederick Nance Sr. This amazing 3 bed/ 1.5 bath estate boasts endless features including TWO guest houses for an additional 1693 sqft. Built in 1822, this home features the original heart of pine floors throughout and 7 fireplaces. Walk from the palatial covered front porch into the gorgeous entrance welcomed by a stunning staircase. Lovely resotred Heart Pine floors throughout. The first floor we have the formal living & dining rooms, library, and kitchen. All rooms feature stunning crown molding, custom fireplaces and soaring 11' ceilings. The large kitchen blends history with modern convenience and features ample counter space, heartpine floors and fireplace. venture upstairs as you walk along the handcrafter banister to a landing offering access to a quaint outdoor balcony overlooking the courtyards. Each bedroom is unique, well cared for and features each their own unique fireplaces. Additional closet and storage space on second level, with an additional staircase going up to a sizable attic storage area. The sprawling outdoor space, at almost 2 acres, features a courtyard and 100+ year old Oak trees in a quaint and serene emersed in history. This home, is a part of the National Register of Historic Places, The Daughters of the American Revolution Historic Preservation Recognition Award and is a true Southern Belle.
View details Beds - 3 Baths - 1 Sqft - 6313
Located in the heart of Radcliffeborough, this 6 bedroom property offers numerous possibilities and is being sold FULLY FURNISHED. Previously operating as a turn key bed & breakfast, however, this home features 2 electric meters, and therefore has the potential to be divided into two separate units. Situated on a very large lot with 4+ off-street parking spaces and nice side and rear yards. Along with the main living areas downstairs, the 2nd floor also features its own kitchen and 'lockout' in the event the new Owner desires to separate into 2 units. Upper King Street, College of Charleston, MUSC, and shopping/nightlife are all just a short walk/bike ride away!
View details Beds - 6 Baths - 2 Sqft - 2370
This is your opportunity to own the William Johnson House, probably the fourth oldest home in Beaufort, circa 1776. Located on a corner lot, the home sits on its original tabby foundation and faces east, unusual for homes in the Point. and is built in typical 18th century style with three formal rooms upstairs and down and four fireplaces. It has 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, living room, dining room, entertainment center with 72'' TV and built-in Polk sound system, kitchen, rear porch with extensive rear brick patio, and a separate ADU. The metal roof was custom designed and installed in 2016. The home is in the Point, a section of easy walkable, beautiful streets and historic homes. it is three blocks from Bay Street, downtown restaurants, shops , Waterfront Park, and the Marina.The home has an attic with storage original to the home. There is a workroom under the home as well as a gym. The home is Georgian architecture and many parts of the interior and exterior of the home retain materials from the original construction of the home. The home was originally constructed by Rev. William Johnson, the first Baptist Minister to come to the low country and is purported to be the minister who introduced baptisms to the Beaufort area. Some time after the home was constructed, the room that currently serves as the entertainment room and the kitchen were added. In 1999, the rear covered patio, patio, garage and ADU were added. The original construction date has been verified by historic preservationists who surveyed the Old Point during a historic survey for the City of Beaufort. During the Civil War the home was owned by W. C. Danner. It was confiscated by the US Government after the war as were many homes in Beaufort, and was subsequently owned by Samuel Bamfield, the husband of Elizabeth Smalls Bamfield. She was the daughter of Robert Smalls. Mr. Bamfield was Clerk of Court for Beaufort County for 20 years and after that, postmaster of Beaufort. After his death, his wife became postmistress of Beaufort and served until her retirement. All 11 of their children were born in the home. This material is based on information we consider reliable, but because it has been provided by third parties, we cannot represent that it is accurate or complete and should not be relied on as such.
View details Beds - 3 Baths - 2 Sqft - 2150
Welcome to 40 Hasell Street - a stunning historic Charleston Single that was built in 1840. It is located in the esteemed Ansonborough neighborhood, and boasts a coveted Carolopolis designation. With over 5200 sq ft of living space, this beautiful home has been renovated from top to bottom - including all new plumbing, electrical, kitchen and bathrooms, and HVAC. The three-story main house has 3,468 square feet of living space, featuring four bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bath. Additionally, a two-story Carriage house spanning 801 square feet provides an additional bedroom and bath. Below the main house lies an expansive ground floor space of 977 square feet, complete with two bedrooms, and one bathroom. Conveniently tucked between East Bay and Meeting Streets,this residence offers unparalleled access to the vibrant heart of Charleston, just a short walk to the grocery store, Charleston Market, restaurants, and museums. As you approach the home, you are welcomed by a gated brick driveway with space for four vehicles. The exterior is beautifully crafted with brick and features double piazzas and charming window boxes. Enter the main house through the formal entrance. To the right, you'll find a beautiful dining room and a powder room. To the left, you'll see the warm and welcoming living room that leads to the kitchen. Featuring original hardwood floors, updated exquisite lighting, vibrant colors, and exposed original brick accents, there is an easy flow from room to room. Beyond the living room, the kitchen is a chef's dream, equipped with a luxury Bertazzoni gas range and double ovens, Subzero refrigerator, expansive cabinetry with built-ins, mirrored tile backsplash, quartz counters, and stone tile flooring. From the formal entrance, ascend the wooden staircase to the second floor which provides access to the upper piazza. The landing on the second floor leads to the main bedroom and sitting area, equipped with an ensuite bathroom that has a soaking tub, shower, double sinks, and a walk-in closet. On the opposite side of the hallway, there is a second bedroom with its own ensuite bathroom. Venture up to the third floor to discover two additional bedrooms, each with ensuite bathrooms and a convenient laundry area. The Carriage House, with its separate entrance, boasts a cozy living room with beamed ceilings and a bar area on the first floor. The second floor offers a bedroom and bathroom overlooking the manicured garden. Below the main house, the ground floor space provides a covered patio leading to an entry separating two bedrooms, a bathroom, and potential for a small kitchen, offering endless possibilities for additional living or entertaining space. Outside, a private backyard oasis awaits with a new luxurious heated pool surrounded by a manicured garden, pergola, and irrigated window boxes, creating the perfect setting for relaxation and entertainment. This unparalleled residence offers a rare opportunity to own a piece of Charleston's rich history while enjoying the comforts of modern living - schedule your private tour today and prepare to be captivated by the timeless elegance of this historic Charleston home. Refer to the supplement in the documents section for details on the renovation.
View details Beds - 5 Baths - 5 Sqft - 4269
Spectacular views of the French Quarter from this third floor three bedroom, two bath unit carefully updated with many custom details and finishes. Within easy walking distance of Charleston's iconic Rainbow Row, Battery, Waterfront Park, Theatres, Art Galleries, restaurants and all Charleston has to offer. The regime fee includes all utilities, Electric, Gas and Water and all insurance and Common Expenses. This unit includes a ground floor storage closet and parking space. The Condominium Regime plans have reserved a space on the lower and upper roofs for a roof top deck for the enjoyment of Charleston's iconic Church Steeple accented skyline. Some custom features and finishes include: Heart Pine Flooring, Solid Brass door hardware from Accents Inc, Abundant closet storage.Custom Plantation Shutters, Garden State tile and hand pressed terracotta tile floor in the sunroom. GE Profile appliances, XO Italian kitchen hood, JILCO cabinets, Quartz Counter Tops, Toto, Drake, Ronbow, Moen and Dartmore plumbing fixtures. 52" Klinch ceiling fan in the master bedroom, custom lighting and more. New Natural Gas Cooktop and HVAC heat, Rennai Hot Water, new 60 ml PTO roof system on the main roof. Secure access elevator system remodeled by Schindler. Condominium Documents to be recorded prior to closing.
View details Beds - 3 Baths - 2 Sqft - 1847




Probably the most well-known historic city of South Carolina has to be Charleston SC. Given that Charleston SC is featured in all of the best travel magazines, won best #1 tourist city I don’t know how many times, home of Bravo’s Southern Charm hit show, and home to some of the best culinary dining it is no surprise. The Low-country of South Carolina is home to many “Antebellum” homes characterized by large swaths of land, large mature trees, huge mansion-style homes with large columns, and huge stairways. 

Charleston is also one of the oldest cities in North America and at one point was the vacation destination for many historic politicians and military generals of both the Revolutionary War and The Civil War. It is not uncommon to find a house that was once owned or lived in by someone famous to our United States Constitution or government. 




Columbia SC only about 1.5-hour drive from Charleston and now the capital of South Carolina wasn’t always the capital but ever since it was ransacked by the North in The Civil War Columbia has its own proud history and the historic homes to match it. Certain streets and neighborhoods of downtown Columbia SC have many historic homes, and outside Columbia is Camden SC another place full of plantation homes & mansions. Luckily these historic homes & plantations usually come with large parcels of land usually a minimum of 5 acres unless the house is in the city of course. The outer smaller towns of central South Carolina (The Midlands) is also full of historic homes where you’ll find a lot of acreage that comes with the house. In 1786, in what’s now, Columbia was important to the overall development of the state. The Congarees, a frontier fort on the west bank of the Congaree River, was the head of navigation in the Santee River system. A ferry was established by the colonial government in 1754 to connect the fort with the growing settlements on the higher ground on the east bank. Columbia SC has a “historic district” even where many of the homes are designated historic and subject to many of the same rigorous standards as Charleston’s historic homes as it pertains to renovation and work. 



South Carolina has large palatial mansions, Antebellum & plantation-style houses all over the state so if you are one of those people who just love history and the charm of the old south, and don’t mind the stifling heat and humidity that comes along with it then come on down to our home. Just outside of Columbia only a short drive, Camden SC is in Kershaw County and is the oldest inland city and fourth oldest city in South Carolina. It is near the center of the Cofitachequi chiefdom that existed in the 1500s. In 1730, Camden became part of a township plan ordered by King George II. Camden is also home to Lake Wateree, where you can find lakefront homes as well. 



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