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1850 Charleston Single - Historic District: Walk to Everything

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Comfortable 1200sf, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, renovated 1850 single located in old historic district in downtown Charleston in the active Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood. Private courtyard with off-street parking for two cars or one large truck. Walk out the door to the King Street design and restaurant district, the Visitor Center, the Farmers Market, and everything Charleston has to offer.

The house is furnished with an eclectic mix of modern and antiques. It includes a fully equipped open kitchen, a living and dining room and a powder room downstairs, a master bedroom with a queen bed, a second bedroom with two twin beds and a bathroom upstairs. Also included is a washer/dryer, flat screen TV with cable, hi-speed internet, and a docking station. The outdoor area includes a table, chairs, gas grill and chiminea. Outdoor dining area limited if two vehicles parked off street.

Check out d'Alessandros Pizza, Barsa Tapas Bar, The Daily, Chez Nous, Brown's Court Bakery, Revolution Coffee, the Grocery, Lana, Lucca, The Ordinary, Indaco, Leon's, 492, The Darling Oyster, Little Jack's Tavern, Cannon Green, The Rarebit, Sugar Bake Shop, Wild Flour Bakery and The Macintosh... all within a few blocks. Shop the King Street stores or explore the Cannon/Elliotborough boutiques like Indigo & Cotton, Mac&Murray and Beads on Cannon. Day spas, salons and yoga studios are also located in close proximity.

Located convenient to College of Charleston, MUSC, Charleston School of Law, and The Citadel. 20 minute drive to beaches and 15 minutes to Charleston International Airport. Quick access to all major transportation routes.

Owners are nearby and can promptly respond to concerns or offer assistance as needed.

Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:

100% of rental fee and taxes if cancelled 30 days or more prior to the Check-in Date

50% of rental fee and taxes if cancelled 14-29 days prior to the Check-in Date

The entire deposit plus any balance of the rental fee (less cleaning fee and security deposit) will be forfeited if the cancellation is less than 14 days prior to the Check-in Date. Shortened stays will be considered a cancellation and subject to this cancellation policy.

Keywords: Downtown, Charleston, Historic, romantic, weekend, 2 bedroom, active, restaurant, dining, shopping, museum, beach, convenient, cozy, comfortable, patio, off-street, parking, walking, hospital, college

More Details

Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About The Owner

We are long time Charleston lovers and love food, dining out and the city in general. We both moved here about 15 years ago and like so many others never left...

Being avid travelers ourselves we hope we can make guests feel as welcome as we have felt in many locations around the world.

The Owner purchased this house in 2012

Why The Owner chose Cannonborough Elliotborough

We acquired the house to give other people the opportunity to enjoy our city as much as we do. Our guest house is conveniently located close to the most happening area in Charleston and we are excited to share it and our excitement about the neighborhood with visitors.

What makes this house unique

This is the location for people who want to be in an active neighborhood and like to dine out, drink, shop and explore. Everything is right on your doorstep.


Cannonborough Elliotborough House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 3 beach chairs
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Located in the up and coming Cannonborough-Eliotborough neighborhood. Close to shopping, dining, grocery store, museums, Visitor Center, and farmer's market. 15 minutes to airport and 20 minutes to beaches.


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1850 Charleston Single - Historic District: Walk to Everything
average rating of 4.89313 based on 131 reviews

Best location in town!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in Charleston and can't wait to come back next Christmas. The location really allows us to explore the northern half of the peninsula and all of the amazing food opportunities the city has to offer. There were only two issues we had, however; one being the shower, which I understand is being updated, and the other is only having one small TV set in the living room. Since we were there for over a week, and it was pretty cold for Charleston standards, we did stay in more often than we normally would have, and it would have been nice to have a second TV set. Overall, it was still a wonderful Christmas week!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and in a great location. We were close to everything.

We loved it. It was a nice sitting on the porch in the morning. A quiet area. Would like to see the gate opening a little wider tho.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, cute house!

  • 5 of 5

Very sweet that there was a bottle of wine waiting for us on our arrival. Lots of great restaurants nearby and about a mile or so to downtown area with even more restaurants and shopping. Also, the owner gave great recommendations for my first night I was spending solo.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Frank's home was perfect for our mother/daughter getaway to Charleston! Check in and out was easy and the place was clean and comfortable! I would definitely recommend staying at Frank's!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really cute little house...perfect for girls weekend.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house and especially the porch. We walked practically everywhere during the day, and most evenings too. You MUST walk a lot just to be able to eat all the food around here! LOL. Thanks for a great stay...and your graciousness. So many of the details are taken care of and it's an easy vacation. As three moms, we SO appreciate that! Highlights are the two bedrooms and the 2 bathrooms always a plus with three people.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience at our Southern Purple House! The color attracted us but it was everything we hoped for and more! My daughter lives 2 blocks away and we came for a quick weekend visit from MD. Accommodations were super, everything you could need and more! Even left a bottle of wine chillin' in the fridge for us! Highly recommend this home and owner Frank was available by text or phone if we needed anything or had questions!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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South Carolina Aquarium
"Personal best restaurant in Charleston"
Charleston Visitor Center
Children's Museum of the Lowcountry
Butcher & Bee
"BYOB. open lunch and late, 11-3. Great burgers, sandwiches, and veggies. Creative, fun... ..."
D'Allesandro's Pizza
"Great neighborhood pizza joint!"
Trattoria Lucca
"Local favorite...italian tratttoria tucked away between houses"
Lana Restaurant and Bar -- CLOSED
"Best duck, risotto, and gnocchi in town! Locally sourced ingredients. 210 Rutledge Avenue ..."
Hominy Grill
"James Beard Award winning chef - southern fare - great brunch, 207 Rutledge Avenue, 843 937..."
Marion Square
"Location of Farmer's Market on Saturdays (spring to fall)"
The Battery
"Beautiful view of the harbor and Charleston's antebellum homes"
Aiken-Rhett House
"Conserved and well preserved unrestored original example of Charleston architecture includin..."
Karpeles Manuscript Museum
"Rotating exhibit of rare and antique manuscripts - FREE!"
Charleston Farmers Market
USS Yorktown State Park
The Ordinary
"great raw bar and hot foods too. Same chef as FIG. Beautiful building, great rums... start ..."
Xiao Bao Biscuit
Whole Foods Market
"source for everything... just bring your wallet!"
Trader Joe's
"Budget whole foods."
The Macintosh
"Great vegetable plate and locally sourced ingredients... in-house charcuterie."
The Grocery
"just around the corner... great rotating locally sourced menu... get the Dirty Green Tomato!"
McCrady's Restaurant
"My preference over Husk... both overseen by Sean Brock."
Coast Bar & Grill
"Good, reasonably priced seafood"
Two Boroughs Larder -- CLOSED
"Great hole in the wall serving local ingredients... somewhat asian meets new-south cooking."
"Tapas... Great Paella and Sangria."
Fleet Landing Restaurant
"Great lunch spot if down in the Market area. On the water... harbor, bridge, and Yorktown v..."
Market Pavilion Hotel
"Rooftop bar... best rooftop bar view... great sunsets... expensive drinks, but worth it for ..."
The Alley
"Downtown bowling!!!"
First Scots Presbyterian Church
Circular Congregation Church
Arthur Ravenel Junior Bridge
"Have to drive over at least once!"
Fort Sumter National Monument
The Cocktail Club
"Great drinks in a unique setting."
"Great happy hour 5-7, M, W, F... 1/2 price sushi rolls"
WildFlour Pastry
The Angel Oak Tree
"humbling... go to the Tomato Shed for lunch if over this way"
Tomato Shed Cafe
"Great lunch spot if out on Johns Island... best she crab soup!"
Middleton Place
"Beautiful gardens... also trail rides."
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
charleston international
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
too many to name all of them!
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
sullivan's island / folly beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Visitor Center
Nearest Point of Interest
The Children's Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
D'Allesandro's Pizza
Nearest Point of Interest
Lucca Trattoria Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Lana Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Hominy Grill
Nearest Point of Interest
Marion Square
Nearest Point of Interest
Charleston Battery
Nearest Point of Interest
Piggly Wiggly
Nearest Point of Interest
Aiken-Rhett House
Nearest Point of Interest
Karpeles Manuscript Museum
Car: not necessary

Charleston is an amazing walking up the door...head out and explore! The house is perfectly located to see the City as a local. Hidden gems are everywhere.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $250

E-mail owner for rates. Rates vary from $185-$235/night depending on season and length of stay. 3-6 nights or less are $235/night and weekly rate is $1,400/week. Special event / Holiday rate is $275/night. Min. stay is 3 nights but 2-night stays are occasionally accepted to fill a gap or if last minute availability exists. Discounted monthly rental available for Jan/Feb.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.