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. 

MLS Listings Data

Total Listings:
106
Average Price:
$2,028,038
Highest Listing Price:
$12,499,000
Average Days On Market:
155
Average Price/Sqft:
$596

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"Southern Grandeur" - Commanding a masterful presence in one of Camden's...

"Southern Grandeur" - Commanding a masterful presence in one of Camden's outstanding neighborhoods, this "in-town" estate defines elegance, character, and charm. Significantly renovated and professionally decorated by the present owner, this Federal style home of 6,740 sf offers 5 bedrooms, 6 1/2 baths, and 6 working fireplaces. A welcoming entrance is flanked by a formal living room and dining room. This leads to a complete gourmet kitchen with butler's pantry, sitting area, wetbar, 1/2 bath and elevator. A bedrm w full bath is adjacent. The walnut paneled den was installed by Marion DuPont Scott in the 1930's; the wood came from her "Montpelier" estate. The guest suite inc. a lg bedrm, 2 full baths, lvingrm, full kitchen & laundry. The master suite offers a beautiful large bedrm, living rm with fireplace, kitchenette & laundry. Two additional bedrms each with fireplace and private baths are on the 2nd flr. There are 12' ceilings and crown molding throughout and pine, granite and cork flooring. The exterior features a gunite pool, 2 car garage, 3-bay carport, paddock & stables. In summary, the formal and informal spaces combine today's lifestyle with a bygone era's elegance.

$ 1,250,000
View details Beds - 5 Baths - 6 Sqft - 6740
History meets luxury at Millbank, a 7,285sf Antebellum style estate like...

History meets luxury at Millbank, a 7,285sf Antebellum style estate like no other. Originally built in 1810 with additions made in 1840 and an extensive two year renovation from 2006-2008, this beloved five bedromm home is nestled on over four acres and boasts expansive porches, high ceilings, vintage details, and endless modern luxuries. Perfect for hosting formal events, this space has historically housed affluent visitors including Teddy Roosevelt. With spacious bedrooms, an in-law suite, an outdoor kitchen, an above garage two bedroom apartment, as well as a home gym room, wine room, walk in vault, formal and casual sitting rooms and 900+ sf of covered porches. There's space for everyone a this history rich haven.

$ 1,650,000
View details Beds - 5 Baths - 5 Sqft - 8185
"The Carriage House" in Historic downtown Camden- Circa 1840. This...

"The Carriage House" in Historic downtown Camden- Circa 1840. This beautiful, traditional style home is blocks from restaurants, shopping, banks, and local entertainment. With several large parks nearby, this home is perfectly situated for family walks to the playground. Also in walking distance are schools, the library, and multiple churches. The spacious front porch and side screened porch are the perfect spot to enjoy the beautiful South Carolina evenings. There is also a back patio offering a great space for indoor/outdoor entertaining. The home was beautifully maintained over the years with many modern upgrades. The master bedroom is downstairs, and features a private bathroom and His and Her closets. The main floor office has a half bath and is currently being used as a fourth bedroom. Also on the main floor are a formal living room and formal dining room both with hardwoods and beautiful fireplaces. The kitchen offers modern appliances, granite counter tops, and painted cabinets. Please let us schedule an appointment to show this beautiful home to you.

View details Beds - 3 Baths - 2 Sqft - 3057
In the style of Greek Revivalist architecture this impressive 2-story...

In the style of Greek Revivalist architecture this impressive 2-story farmhouse is exactly what you’ve been waiting for! Sip morning coffee from the porch while enjoying gorgeous views of a 2-acre lot. Through the front door, a spacious entryway and staircase offer the perfect spot for a photo gallery of family and friends. Welcome guests into a formal living room with newly refinished hardwood floors and oversized windows to provide lots of natural light. Share memories and make more by the all-brick fireplace that’s ideal for getting cozy on chilly evenings. In the formal dining room, dine with guests after crafting delicious meals in the oversized kitchen with tiled countertops, ample cabinet storage, and an eat-in area. Nearby, a second living area is where you’ll wind down after a long day. Kick off your shoes and enter your master suite equipped with 12’ high ceilings and a large master bath with a dual vanity, a separate shower, and a tiled, garden tub. The oversized walk-in closet is the bonus your oasis needs! Upstairs, 2 extra-large bedrooms with their own private closets make this home perfect for hosting family and friends. Or for expanding a family of your own. With numerous renovations to include recent duct work throughout the entire home, updated electric work, a new water heater, and gorgeous new windows, blinds, and shutters, this home is one you really should not miss. Schedule a tour today to see all that this bright and cheery home has to offer!

View details Beds - 3 Baths - 1 Sqft - 2518
A Cotton Plantation Home. This Home is 35 minutes from Greenville. All...

A Cotton Plantation Home. This Home is 35 minutes from Greenville. All rooms are spacious and the home is well maintained. 3 rd floor could've a Bonus/Office . Completely updated, Great condition!!! Circa 1848, Antebellum Greek Revival Farmhouse with 72 Acres. Heart pine floors, 9 foot ceilings, 8 fireplaces w/ 5 sets of gas logs. Oak countertops, Wood shingle roof,1060 sf guest house, huge 4 car finished/heated garage with workshop. Commercial grade appliances Remain. Magnificent Foyer. Main house is 4330 sf. Acreage is mixed hardwoods with abundant wildlife, Deer and Turkey! May consider selling house and 4.6 acres.

View details Beds - 4 Baths - 4 Sqft - 4999 +/-
A one of a kind property, step back in time with this house built in the...

A one of a kind property, step back in time with this house built in the 1800's. Lovingly restored & modernized, keeping the home traditional to the era. The home is located on 7.73 acres with a beautiful pond & pavilion that is great for enjoyment all year round. This home has 4BR/3.5 BA, library, veranda front porch, brick patio, numerous fireplaces, wine cellar, and abundant wildlife. These are just a sampling of the features this property has to offer. It has pasture area and barn. You can see the horses out in the pasture or spend your evening down by the pond fishing. This home would be a wonder wedding venue or bed and breakfast. Call today to schedule a private tour and see how you can make this home your next address.

View details Beds - 4 Baths - 3 Sqft - 3599 +/-
Seldom on the market...downtown Greenville, Unity Park neighborhood at...

Seldom on the market...downtown Greenville, Unity Park neighborhood at City Homes at Markley. Trey Cole developed and constructed 12 City Homes with the highest quality of materials and design for an urban lifestyle. The featured home has a 3 story Craftsman exterior and contemporary, open floor plan with 2 separate decks. Enter on the large front porch to the 1st floor and entrance hall flanked by a large guest suite with bath and extra storage. Large Two car garage offers room for bikes and enough space for organized shelving /storage or a work shop. A 3 story stairwell with black rails, and a stunning light fixture hanging from the 1st floor to the 3rd floor with retro Edison light bulbs greet you as you prepare to enter the most gorgeous townhouse in Greenville. The second level is a wide open space for cooking, gathering, and dining with flawless hardwoods. A butcher block wood surface on the oversized island is a perfect place to gather while chefs are cooking or to catch up with friends. Or perhaps you would like to dine at the table on the covered deck, and walk down a couple of steps to your own private lawn and garden. IN DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE!!! The Living room/kitchen has enough floor space to place your dining room table and an artfully arranged living space. Bosch stainless appliances, a modern refrigerator, a custom pantry, and custom cabinets make this space a cooks dream. Third story has a large master suite, mosaic floor tile in the ensuite, sparkling ceramic shower tiles, double sinks, and a very large closet across from the master bath for convenience and privacy. A large loft by the 3rd bedroom/bath could be used as an office, for home schooling or even a music room. Quality construction includes spray foam insulation, LED lighting, high efficiency HVAC systems, and white oak hardwoods. One more feature is the technology in the home, installed high end light switches, speakers in the ceilings, surround sound for Sony tv, and the receiver cabinet has its very own closet for convenience, hidden from view. From the 1st floor to the 3rd floor, to outdoor entertainment and fenced yard, 439 N. Markley is inviting, elegant, and efficient with a floor plan to entertain guests or for your privacy. Open shaft from 1st to 3rd level if buyer wishes to add an elevator, currently used as storage closets by seller. Square footage per plans: Level 1--528, Level 1-996, Level 3-1134, Outdoor living-409, Garage/storage-488.

View details Beds - 3 Baths - 3 Sqft - 2799 +/-
This 3 bedroom, 4 bath, contemporary farmhouse has a terrific open floor...

This 3 bedroom, 4 bath, contemporary farmhouse has a terrific open floor plan well suited for today’s modern family and perfect for entertaining. The interior features an updated chef’s kitchen with an oversized granite island with prep sink, 20ft. ceilings, 6 burner gas cooktop with pot filler, built in double oven, custom cabinetry, tile, granite counters and wonderful light filled combination dining room. Enjoy mountain and pastoral views. Main floor master suite features 2 walk-in closets, custom updated (2012) master bath. Second level has 2 guest rooms and 2 full baths along with a sitting area. The large screened porch is perfect for outdoor entertaining. Gentleman's farm features a three-stall barn, with finished 2nd level living area. Tucked away on 47.72 private acres with a strong stream provides a natural environment to enjoy the beauty and abundance of Carolina Horse Country. Ample pasture and alternate locations for another barn and ring. Located 7.6 miles from Tryon International Equestrian Center.

$ 1,200,000
View details Beds - 3 Baths - 4 Sqft - 3799 +/-
Literally a once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of South Carolina's...

Literally a once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of South Carolina's most historic properties, Beautiful Holly Grove Plantation. This is a must-have for the discerning buyer searching for a historic property with fresh and saltwater access, close enough to town and beaches but far enough away to ensure complete privacy. Circa-1800 Plantation House in immaculate condition, workshop/sheds, garages, recreational building, boat dock and boat ramp providing direct access to the Great Pee Dee River. +/- 350 Acres Acres of cleared land and timber, plus a 235 acre Conservation Easement. All measurements and features listed are approximate and not guaranteed.

$ 4,200,000
View details Beds - 4 Baths - 3 Sqft -

HISTORIC CITIES & TOWNS OF SOUTH CAROLINA

 

CHARLESTON SC 

Probably the most well known historic city of South Carolina has to be Charleston SC. Given that Charleston SC is featured 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. 

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COLUMBIA SC

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. 

 

CAMDEN SC

South Carolina has large palatial mansion & 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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