Are you looking for a home with some Craftsman Style in Charleston? Here are five to see.

If you love the Craftsman style and want to live on the Charleston Peninsula, Wagener Terrace and North Central are chock-a-block full of cottages to be had.  Most of the homes in these neighborhoods were built between 1940 and 1960 so you can get the charm of historic details with the solidity of older construction.

2917492 – Details: 858 RUTLEDGE AVE, CHARLESTON, SC – $194,000
2906988 – Details: 814 RUTLEDGE AVE, CHARLESTON, SC – $235,000

2908961 – Details: 547 RUTLEDGE AVE, CHARLESTON, SC – $380,000
2734334 – Details: 14 DUNNEMANN AVE, CHARLESTON, SC – $399,000
2930530 – Details: 296 GROVE ST, CHARLESTON, SC – $439,000

According to Wikipedia – Craftsman Style includes the following elements.  The most common architectural element you’ll see in Charleston are the tapered square columns.

  • Low-pitched roof lines, gabled or hipped roof
  • Deeply overhanging eaves,
  • Exposed rafters or decorative brackets under eaves
  • Front porch beneath extension of main roof
  • Tapered, square columns supporting roof
  • 4-over-1 or 6-over-1 double-hung windows
  • Frank Lloyd Wright design motifs
  • Hand-crafted stone or woodwork
  • Mixed materials throughout structure


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