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19 Broad is a historic inn sanctioned by the City of Charleston. As a commercial building, the property offers guests the benefit of spacious, serene, and up-to-date guest rooms. 19 Broad boasts ceiling heights of 16 feet, original dental moulding, and heart pine floors. Rooms are outfitted with complimentary wireless internet, cable television, gas fireplaces, tile bathrooms, and kitchen supplies. We are conveniently located directly above Normandy Farm Artisan Bakery. The entire property can accommodate up to 10 guests - see our other VRBO listings for details.
The Rustic studio features a queen sleigh bed, spacious living room, gas fireplace, cable television, full kitchen, bathroom, and semiprivate historic courtyard.
19 Broad affords all guests complimentary coffee, paper towels, bath towels, wash cloths, toilet tissue, and shower gel. While we are happy to direct guests to nearby pharmacies and convenient stores, we do suggest that guests bring personal toiletries and cosmetics in order to ensure optimal comfort. All beds are neatly made with freshly laundered sheets prior to arrival.
Due to its historic status, 19 Broad is not ADA-compliant. The apartment is accessed on the first floor of 19 Broad Street, behind Normandy Farm Artisan Bakery, via an external flagstone alleyway and through a locked courtyard.
Our neighborhood constitutes a unique blend of commercial properties and residential homes. Accordingly, the City of Charleston enforces a noise ordinance between the hours of 11:00 pm and 7:00 am. Out of respect for our loyal guests, as well as our neighbors in the City of Charleston, we ask our guests to exercise consideration of their surroundings and to adhere to this ordinance from the hours of 11:00 pm to 7:00 am.
For any and every occasion, a vacation in Charleston deserves respectable celebration. Our property is the perfect space for large families, girls’ weekends, golfing trips, wedding parties, traveling couples, and more.
Jacobson Building at 19 Broad features some of Charleston's oldest architecture, with original dental and crown molding, bead board walls, and Charleston brick fireplaces. Modern touches include central heat and air conditioning, ceiling fans, complimentary wireless internet, gas log fireplaces, updated tile bathrooms, and kitchen/dining space. ...moreless
Jacobson Building at 19 Broad features updated tile bathrooms with vanity sinks. We are delighted to provide our guests with bath towels, shower gel, & toilet tissue....moreless
Jan and Mike Jacobson are easily accessed. We encourage our guests to email or call us with any questions. Charleston residents for 60+ years, we want our customers to enjoy our accommodations. Our apartments are quite clean, comfortable and spacious. Our location is 2nd to none. A City of Charleston sanctioned nightly rental, Jacobson Building at 19 Broad proudly offers a rare opportunity to enjoy a full apartment amidst Historic Charleston's most coveted locations. ...moreless
Location, Location, Location!
1 block South of the Historic Market
in the French Quarter
1 block North of the Battery
on Charleston Harbor
1 block West of Waterfront Park
on the Cooper River...moreless
Golf Course Front:
Take a Water Taxi across Charleston Harbor to Patriots Point Golf and more...moreless
Waterfront Park-2 blocks to the East
The Battery-2 blocks to the South...moreless
Sometimes quirky but can at least walk outside if all else fails. All visitors to date have had no problems with internet. Historic Building has 18' thick walls and sometimes signal best at window....moreless
Iron & Board
Linens and Fresh linens ready for you on arrival...moreless
Thanksgiving Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Winter II Dec 1 - Dec 28, 2015 3 night min stay
$225 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
New Years Dec 29 - Jan 3, 2016 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Empty trash into outside receptacle, gather wet towels into bathroom, leave sheets on beds, load remaining dirty dishes into dishwasher and turn on.
No cleaning fee for standard cleaning of 2 hours. $250 nonrefundable indoor tobacco smoking fee.
No Cancelation without Replacement Renter.
50% to secure reservation; balance due 2 days prior to arrival. Contact owner directly at 843-727-8262
Quoted rates apply to parties of 2.
50% to secure reservation
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19 Broad boasts a location second to none, connecting the historically prestigious French Quarter and South of Broad neighborhoods, and prominently positioned in the heart of Charleston's Gallery Row. Within just one block, guests will find dining options ranging from French cafe and cheese shop, to American pub and steakhouse.
Charleston’s famous King Street, Market Street, Rainbow Row, Waterfront Park, Battery and White Point Garden are all within three blocks. Broad Street has been acclaimed as one of the nation’s top ten streets by Fodor’s Travel and the American Planning Association.
19 Broad is simply the place to be.
Year Purchased: 1950
About the owner: Michael H. Jacobson was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the first son of I.H. Jacobson and Frances Solomon Jacobson. At the time, his father "Jake" owned and operated the Law Offices of I.H. Jacobson at 19 Broad Street, thereby giving rise to the letters that remain on the building to this day: Jacobson Building. Michael's mother, Frances, was a second generation Charlestonian and the youngest daughter of Sam Solomon, founder of the Sam Solomon Company. In its day, the Sam Solomon Company was an iconic department store in Charleston and various southeastern cities. Born in central South Carolina, Jan came to Charleston in the 1970's as Sam Solomon Company's corporate media director. Jan met Mike while employed at Sam Solomon Company, and the two were engaged to marry soon after. Their first apartment as newlyweds was the third floor of 19 Broad Street: the Jacobson Building. In the early 2000's, Michael and Jan left the corporate world to fulfill their dream of owning and operating an accommodation in the building that housed their first apartment. Mike and Jan have been married for over 30 years and have three children. They are delighted to share this most magical home with guests of their beloved city.
Why the Owner Chose Charleston: 19 Broad was designed by architect Nathaniel F. Potter, famous for his work on the original Charleston Hotel. The building served as the Bank of the State of South Carolina from 1817 to 1838 and the South Western Railroad Bank from 1840 to 1861. The building's original granite facade, weighing several tons, crashed famously through Broad Street's underground water mains in the Charleston Earthquake of 1886. At that time, 19 Broad operated as the News & Courier, a beacon of the New South Industrialism movement. In the 1950’s, the building became the Law Offices of I.H. Jacobson, thereby giving rise to the letters affixed to its facade today: Jacobson Building.