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Private Loft "Karples View" 65B

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Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Loft Style Apartment With View Of Karples Museum

"Karpeles View"

In the heart of the Historic Elliotborough- Cannonborough, surrounded by Carolina Palms lies "Karpeles View" at 65B Spring Street.

This quaint, yet spacious loft style apartment is built in an open style floor plan. The apartment comes with high-end designer kitchen, stainless steel appliances, granite counter-tops with a high top bar.

Furthermore the apartment is furnished with a living room that includes a couch, tables and cushioned chairs, along with a queen size bed with linens, towels provided and a computer desk.

Kitchen has all the required amenities to make your stay like home quality pots pans dishes, utensils, coffee maker, toaster, microwave and dishwasher all you need are your groceries.

A wall of windows gives a view of the Historic Karpeles Museum of Manuscripts. Not only is the apartment provided with all the amenities enjoyed at home, including 42" Samsung Flat screen TV, cable television provided by Comcast, but the apartment also comes with washer/ dryer and plenty of closet space.

Outside sits a shaded, private walled-in with wrought iron gate, patio garden complete with dinette and a grill upon request.

The true gem of this apartment is the neighborhood and city that surrounds it. With Charleston being named the Top City in the United States, a block in any direction will take residents to award winning restaurants and shops, including those featured on Food Network and the Travel channel.

Come stay in downtown Charleston on a budget, we provide a lot of amenities found in higher end rentals without the price.

Our affordable pricing will allow you to stay longer, relax and not feel rushed to leave.

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Mark Stephenson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Mark Stephenson

I moved to Charleston from Key West in 1987, I began buying and restoring historic homes for over 18 years. While I lived in Key west I worked in the hotel and hospitality industry learning what makes a great vacation. I have taken that experience to start Historic Smalls Alley.

Why Mark Stephenson chose Charleston

Downtown Charleston is a wonderful place to experience life as a 'Local' with Wildflour bakery and the many hip restaurants and bars of Elliotbourgh, you can dream of making Charleston your home.

What makes this apartment unique

Come stay in downtown Charleston on a budget, we provide a lot of amenities found in higher end rentals without the price.

Our affordable pricing will allow you to stay longer, relax and not feel rushed to leave.


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(4 traveler reviews)

Private Loft "Karples View" 65B
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
North Carolina

Cozy, Clean, and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a long weekend in Charleston for our 20th Anniversary and we were so happy with this studio apartment and so surprised at how quiet it was. We never heard our neighbors below us. The décor was comfortable and the living area was just spacious enough. There is a spacious and lit permitted parking area just a few feet away. It was everything we needed! It was so great to be so close to the historic part of the city. The free trolley picks up just about a block away and takes you anywhere you need to go. (I would recommend hitting the Visitor's Center first!) We were even given a lot of information from the owner of where to go and what to do. It was so helpful since we were first time visitors to the city. The Wild Flour Pastry next door is a must every morning! It has fresh-made quiches, scones, tarts, muffins, turnovers, and on Sundays they make sticky buns/cinnamon rolls the size of your head! They were AMAZING! (It opens at 8 am -- get in line!) The Wi-Fi worked just fine during our visit. Cable stations are very limited -- so don't plan to stay inside and watch TV all day. We never used any of the appliances because we wanted to eat at all the fine establishments the city had to offer. (Brown Dog Deli -- another must!) Water pressure seemed fine, but we had to prop open the tub drain with a plastic soda cap so the water would drain. It was so clean, you would have thought we were the first to stay there! It was such a memorable and pleasant trip! We WILL be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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East Nashville, Tennessee

Very nice stay in great area

  • 5 of 5

I was very pleasantly surprised by how nice this unit is. The pictures do not do it justice. It is quite nice, styled like an apartment for a professional. It is very private and in an excellent location near multiple great restaurants (Xiao Bao Biscuit was our favorite!) and cafes, the free trolley, and about a 15 min drive from the airport. The bed was quite comfortable, though it is a full-sized bed so a little smaller than what we're used to. The washer/dryer had a sign on it that it was out of service but we were only there for 4 days and didn't need it. It would have been nice to have more than one bath towel per person, though, since the w/d was out. Only other complaint is the water pressure in the shower is not the best and we lost hot water occasionally during showers, likely due to the downstairs unit. The tub stopper could use maintenance/replacement, as well. Early check-in would have been nice for us but I didn't want to spend $50 extra. However it was really a wonderful stay and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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  • 4 of 5

Right in the middle of everything! Clean and cozy.Unfortunately while we were there the washing machine was out of order and we had to use a laundry mat. The WiFi is not good but you're on vacation! Perfect for a couple.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Comfy, safe, and central made this place a winner!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome vacay in charleston! so happy I found this place as it was extremely central to everything we wanted to do. The location is perfect, especially for travel to and from Mt. pleasant, seabrook island, and St. John's island. We felt safe (two women traveling alone) and all the amenities were as described. Comfy bed was a huge bonus. What a nice surprise to have Wild Flour bakery right downstairs on the street unit for Sunday morning cinnamon rolls that were the best we ever had. Get there early, a line starts at 9:00 am! We had one hiccup with the wifi and a simple email to Mark quickly solved the issue. If I had one criticism it would be that the Water pressure in the shower needs work. Would we stay here again? Absolutely. Thx for a immensely enjoyable 4 days in charleston.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Nearest Airport
11.9 Miles
Charleston International CHS
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
The Ordinary Bar and Seafood
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Ft Sumter Tour National Park Service
Nearest Golf
4.9 Miles
Patriots Point Links
Nearest Train
9.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
I-26 and Highway 17
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Halls Chophouse
Nearest Beach
11.1 Miles
Folly Beach, Sullivans Island, Isle of Palms
Car: recommended

Historic Smalls Alley is a few feet away from 'Upper King St' shopping restaurants, bars and Charleston Visitor Center. Free 'Carta Trolley' stop is 1/2 block away. Great starting point to all the historic tour facility's in downtown and close to the plantations on the Ashley River.



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Cannonborough Elliotborough Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • 1 Bathroom
  • One Bathroom with Whirlpool tub, Closet and stack washer/Dryer
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen
  • Satellite / Cable
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
This is a great affordable carriage house for the traveler on a budget. All the amenities and convenience to the historic district without the expense. Online 'Book it Now' available on my contact page '''''MID WEEK SPECIALS AVAILABLE WITH THIS AND ALL MY UNITS LISTED ON

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