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1820's Freed Slave House in the Middle of the Historic District

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Charleston house description

Fully Restored 1820's home with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths, modern kitchen, Italian tile baths, great fixtures, convenient to everything sleeps 6 easily. Plenty of off street parking, walking distance to museums, galleries, King Street nightlife, restaurants and attractions. A great way to see and explore historic Charleston with friends and family where you can easily walk anywhere in town in 15 minutes or less. The House was built in the early 19th century on what was once the outskirts of Old Charleston but is now definitely in the center of the historic district. It's 5 blocks from Marion Square and every direction has houses on the National Historic Register. There is a large gated backyard with a big patio for barbecuing and also plenty of off street parking which is in short supply downtown. This is a walker's dream. Perfect for Artists and Photographers. A great way to live like a native in downtown Charleston with all the comforts of home.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking allowed outside only...moreless

          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


          • Bedroom 3

            full size bed...moreless

          • One deluxe master suite with queen bed and private bath Two private rooms one with two twin beds and the other with full size bed...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


          • Two full bathrooms with showers no tubs

          Other Amenities

              • This is an authentic freed slave's house built before the Civil War and retains it's original proportions and details. Of course it's been upgraded with electricity and plumbing but one can easily feel the two centuries of love that have been in this house....moreless


              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television


              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    In the heart of the historic district walking distance to restaurants, nightlife, museums, farmers market, Battery, Market, Upper King Street, Library and parks....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central A/C...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Historic Charleston Single house built in 1820's...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Plenty of Off Street parking (5 cars)...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine



                      • Deck / Patio

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


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                          3 night min stay
                          $1,750 $6,000
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                          Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Charleston International Airport (CHS)
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Charleston Country Club
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Amtrak North Charleston
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          13 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Folly Beach

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Located in the heart of America's largest historic district there are 50 properties on the National Historic Registry within 3 blocks of the property. Step back in time in this 1820's freed slave Charleston Single House with original floors, staircase, mantelpieces yet modenized with central heat and A/C, Italian tile baths, granite countertops, washer/dryer, dishwasher and plenty of off street parking. Easy to walk everywhere and restaurants and bars are 3 blocks away. Historic buildings in every direction easy to transport yourself back to 19th century life but all the modern conveniences at your fingertips and 3 centuries of history just outside your door.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1994

                          About the owner: 20 years experience in the hospitality industry we can share our insight with you to insure an unforgettable stay in a comfortable environment.

                          Why the Owner Chose Charleston:
                          Because this property enables you to see how people lived in the early years of Charleston in a house built by a freed slave what was once the edge of town but now is the center.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          A way to see America's most historic city from up close like a native.

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                          Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, arabic, turkish, mandarin


                          VRBO #576364

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                          This listing was first published here in 2014.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

                          $350 per night (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 12/24/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2012
                          Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, arabic, turkish, mandarin
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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                          1820's Freed Slave House In The Middle Of The Historic District

                          Charleston #576364

                          3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 8

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