Harleston Village

Great 1BR Condo for Sale in Historic Downtown Charleston – 114-D Beaufain Street

  I am happy to be listing this truly rare property overlooking Colonial Lake in Harleston Village. It’s a¬†great one-bedroom condo at 114-D Beaufain Street with tons of great features like light-filled rooms, eat-in-kitchen with granite counters, and heart pine floors. But the best things about it is the gorgeous 10X20 piazza (that’s a porch to you non-Charlestonians ūüėČ .)...

For the Love of Colonial Lake

For six years Colonial Lake has marked the rhythm of my life, constant and changing. It is the first thing I see when I get up in the morning and sip my steaming coffee, and the last thing I see before I lock the door, pull down the shades, and turn in for the night.  It is my sunrise and...

It’s a Seller’s Market in Harleston Village

It's a Seller's Market in Harleston Village - the most family-friendly neighborhood in Downtown Charleston. With only 4 months of inventory on homes and townhomes, many of which are fixer uppers or geographically challenged, it's tough for Buyers and getting easier for Sellers. With 17 properties already under contract, let's look at the 32 places on the market right now...

Best Home in Downtown Charleston Under $2,500,000 – 113 Ashley Ave in Harleston Village

As a jaded (spoiled) Downtown Charleston Realtor who has seen it all, it is rare that I walk into a home that inspires instant love and admiration. 113 Ashley Ave in Harleston Village, just had me go ‘ahhh’. ¬†Not only is it impeccably restored and set up for comfortable, everyday living, but also it¬†is the perfect home for a medical...

Mayor Riley’s 2012 State of the City Address – a focus on Charleston developments and my two cents

On January 24, Mayor Joseph Riley gave his State of the City address, outlining what has been accomplished in Charleston, his vision for the (last?) four years of his term, and ongoing City initiatives. I thought I’d pull out the text regarding the developments on the Charleston peninsula, many of which I have mentioned in the past on this blog...

All about Downtown Charleston’s Neighborhoods – a map, descriptions and more.

I created this Charleston neighborhood map years ago at the start of my ongoing project to eventually profile every single neighborhood on the Charleston Peninsula, including photos, videos, recreation, school, shops, restaurants and services. But since many of you ask ‘Which Charleston neighborhood is best for me?”, I thought I’d go ahead and give you a head start. ¬†You might...

Downtown Christmas Light Delight – By Bike

Last night it was a balmy Charleston Eve, so my husband and I decided to take a little two-wheeled spin around the quiet streets of Downtown to take a look at the Christmas lights. ¬†I don’t know about ya’ll, but seeing houses lit up always makes me happy, so I thought I’d share the holiday cheer with you. ¬†ūüôā Here’s...

Under contract in 45 days or less?  You betcha

Under contract in 45 days or less? You betcha

Update 12/16 – 18 Elliot sold for above asking at $703,000 and 316 Grove sold for $505,000. ———————————————– In the past few months I have noticed a selection of homes and condos on the Charleston Peninsula come on the market, then go under contract in 45 days or less. These are not just bank-owned ones which are obviously priced to...

Want to buy a home for $200,000 less than List Price? Here’s how.

Want to buy a home for $200,000 less than List Price? Here’s how.

  I hear this all the time. I SAY this all the time. “That house is overpriced by $X! They’re crazy if they think they can get that amount for their house! ¬†Well, I never!” But does it really matter? Not to you as a buyer. If a seller wants to go ahead and put a silly or inflated number...

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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. So here’s where to find one. ¬†This list of homes and my usual commentary is¬†subdivided by views. Ashley River Views...

Charleston Parks Conservancy – What, Why and How to Get Involved

Charleston Parks Conservancy – What, Why and How to Get Involved

While the¬†Charleston Parks Conservancy is only about four years old, their impact in Charleston has already been tremendous. ¬†They make the green spaces we enjoy, that are the fabric of our neighborhoods, beautiful. ¬†In collaborating with the City, the Park Angel volunteers, and other community organizations, the CPC’s affect is broad and deep, covering not only the Charleston Peninsula, but...

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