Category Archives: Luxe Life

The Lowcountry is home to some of the most luxurious living anywhere on earth. Luxury is not just a price, a home or an object, it is also an experience and a lifestyle. From palatial historic mansions to oceanfront cottages, from rooftop views to extraordinary gardens, from magnificent white-linen dinners under the oaks, to the taste of a freshly picked strawberry from Boone Hall – the Charleston experience can be sumptuous and like none other. So join me as I explore living the Luxe Life in the Lowcountry.

Homes with a Water View in Downtown Charleston

You want it all don’t you?  A beautiful home in the middle of an exciting and gracious city, historic details, modern comforts, off-street parking, and the piece-de-la-resistance, a view of the water.  I don’t blame you because I do too. … Continue reading

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Why Charleston? (an oldie but goodie)

On this spectacular Charleston September Day, I am reminded of one of my original posts I put up in February of 2009, called “Why Charleston?”  (The original version was written by hand shortly after I moved here from New York … Continue reading

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Having a Sunday Funday in Charleston – Nothing Could be Finer

All work and no play makes Kristin a very dull woman.  Thus, this past beautiful, clear, no precipitation in sight Sunday afternoon, my husband and I decided on the spur of the moment that a Charleston Sunday Funday was in … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons I Love Charleston’s Summertime Heat

It’s the dog days of summer here in Charleston and we are counting the days until fall. But until then, I am devoted to having a good attitude about our delightful July weather.  So here are my Top 10 reasons I love … Continue reading

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The Ideal Charleston Home for Yacht Lovers – 2 Concord St

Update 1/20/2015 – The price dropped to $9,250,000 today. From the original asking price of $17,500,000, to $13,000,000 to $11,000,000 and now under the big TEN-OH. COME AND GET IT! Ever since this building came on the market in 2006 … Continue reading

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Update: Homes with a Pool in Downtown Charleston

Finding a home with a pool in Downtown Historic Charleston Continue reading

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Just Another January Day in Charleston

Since the high was in the mid-60s the past weekend, we jumped at the opportunity to get out on the water and enjoy a spectacular blue day.  My husband, his brother and I hauled my kayak to Shem Creek, rented … Continue reading

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Update #3: The Million Dollar Market in Downtown Charleston is Hot, Hot, Hot

Update 9/1/2011 – I realized I forgot to update these statistics! In 2007 – a total of 21 sold. In 2008 – a total of 9 sold. In 2009 – a total of 6 sold. In 2010 – a total of 29 sold. In 2011 – a total of 13 have sold … Continue reading

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