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19 Broad: Rustic Studio Flat

Bedrooms Studio
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Queen Studio Flat w/ Courtyard, Kitchen & Dining (1BR/1BA, Sleeps 2)

Welcome to 19 Broad.  We care deeply about our property and our guests.

19 Broad is downtown Charleston's finest rental accommodation, with a location second to none — perfect for couples, families and business travelers who seek the space and privacy of a full apartment without the expense of a hotel room.  Normandy Farm Artisan Bakery occupies the first floor and Oak Steakhouse next door, affording guests direct access to an authentic European-style bakery and fine dining steakhouse restaurant.

Our charming circa 1794 property is located at the crux of the French Quarter and historic Charlestowne neighborhoods, within one block of the best shopping, dining, history and architecture in Charleston.  19 Broad features original Charleston brick hearths and heart pine floors, period millwork, original moulding and spacious rooms with high ceilings. 

The property is a renovated and updated bank building dating back to 1794, prominently positioned on historic Broad Street and surrounded by Charleston’s most famous architecture, parks and gardens. Our guest rooms feature quality home furniture, bathrooms with tile floors and showers, social spaces, cooking and dining spaces, complimentary WiFi and basic cable TV. The entire property can hold ten guests, but can also be subdivided in order to accommodate multiple smaller parties entirely independent from one another. Accommodations at 19 Broad include a pied-a-terre apartment and two studio apartments, which may be rented independently of, or in conjunction with, one another:

*Visit our True Pied-A-Terre at

*Visit our Authentic King Studio at

*Visit our Rustic Studio Flat at

All photography provided by Aaron Jacobson

Rustic Studio Flat:

Guests arrive at 19 Broad where they see a flagstone alleyway immediately to the left of Normandy Farm Artisan Bakery on the first floor facing historic Broad Street. Guests take the first right turn approximately halfway down the alleyway and enter a semiprivate shared courtyard via a locked gate.

After entering the studio via the courtyard, guests arrive in a large and open space featuring a queen sleigh bed, spacious living area with large sofa, rocking chairs, coffee table, gas fireplace and basic cable TV, full kitchen, cafe table and full bathroom with tile shower. Of course, guests are encouraged to use and enjoy the semiprivate shared courtyard!

The Rustic Studio Flat features clean tile floors, original brick walls and brick hearth, and kitchen furniture made of old structural beams.

More Information:

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.

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. This Studio is not appropriate for children of any age.

More Details

Jan Jacobson
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Jan Jacobson

Jan and Mike Jacobson are proprietors of Jacobson Building at 19 Broad Street. We care about our property and are delighted to share our most magical apartments with guests of our beloved City of Charleston. We encourage all our guests to call or email us with ANY questions before, during and after their visit with us.

Jan Jacobson purchased this studio in 1950

Why Jan Jacobson chose Historic Old City

Aside from our personal connection to Jacobson Building at 19 Broad, we would like to tell you more about what makes this property so special and attractive to all who visit Charleston. Jacobson Building at 19 Broad's location is second to none: 1 block south of the Historic Charleston City Market, 1 block north of the iconic Battery on Charleston Harbor, 1 block west of Waterfront Park on the Cooper River, and 1 block east of Washington Park, the Four Corners of Law, and Museum Mile. Rainbow Row is just around the corner. Jacobson Building at 19 Broad is also located on one of the most famous, successful, and eclectic streets in the United States. Broad Street was listed among America's Top 10 Greatest Streets by the American Planning Association. Dubbed "Gallery Row," Broad Street is also Charleston's fine art destination. Broad Street boasts impressive dining options, ranging from wine and cheese shops to historic pubs to top-notch steakhouses. Architecture and room size are also unique benefits of Jacobson Building at 19 Broad. Built in 1794, our apartments offer you the colonial architecture and historical intimacy of centuries old Charleston homes, while affording you the modern functionality and spacious comfort of a commercial building. And last, but not least, is the value you receive by staying at Jacobson Building at 19 Broad. We quote competitive prices for our virtually unmatched locale. In essence our apartments offer the best home away from home for easy access to the history, architecture, coastal scenery, boutique shopping, art galleries, cuisine, and local culture that have won Charleston the World's Top Destination twice and the Nation's Top Destination three times, by Conde Nast. Allow Jacobson Building at 19 Broad to be your bridge to the authentic and sublime.

What makes this studio unique

LOCATION. LOCATION. LOCATION. Truly in the heart of the Historic District at the entrance to the prestigious South of Broad. Located above Normandy Farms Artisan Bakery and Cafe and surrounded by Charleston's most tried and true Restaurants. Our apartments are clean, comfortable and quite spacious. We comfortably accommodate the number of guests advertised and our pictures are truly indicative of our product.


Historic Old City Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Building Type:
  • building
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Master Tile Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • 19 Broad Rustic Studio Flat - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our Studio is not suitable for children.


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average rating of 4.8 based on 45 reviews
Ocean NJ

Great home with great location!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this property! So convenient. Right in the heart of Charleston. Very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location to see Charleston! Clean and inviting.

  • 5 of 5

No car needed. I walked everywhere. The studio had everything you could possibly need. The bathroom was super clean and the bed was comfortable. Thanks for the great experience!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oregon, Wisconsin

Great location, just right!

  • 5 of 5

19 Broad Street was the perfect location. We could walk to all the sites we wanted to see. The studio has everything you need for your stay. Walking the city was comfortable and safe. Jan and Mike were great hosts. Looking forward to a return visit!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Cozy, warm, well equipped and superior location

Very responsive owners.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Travelers Rest, SC

Hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location! So close to Waterfront Park, The Battery, everything that is historic Charleston. Close and convenient to the parking garage. We were pleased at how quiet, private, and tucked away it was, yet right in the heart of it all. The place itself was very clean, cozy, comfortable, and we felt very much at home. It had everything we needed for a home away from home. I would definitely recommend to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Great Location!!!

  • 5 of 5

Jan was a joy to work with. The efficiency was perfect for exploring the city - right in the center.

Very safe to walk around in the evening hours, quiet and peaceful. The gas fireplace was a huge plus to take the chill off and lots of hot water for showers.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Brown Dog Deli
Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon
Rainbow Row
Old Slave Mart Museum
McCrady's Tavern
American Restaurant
Heyward-Washington House
McCrady's Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
East Bay Meeting House
European Restaurant
Fleet Landing LLC
Seafood Restaurant
St. Philip's Church
Waterfront Park
Southern Restaurant (US)
Belgian Gelato
Ice Cream Shop
Postal Museum
Poogan's Smokehouse
Southern Restaurant (US)
New York City Pizza
High Cotton Charleston Restaurant
Southern Restaurant (US)
The Barbadoes Room Restaurant
American Restaurant
Eli's Table
American Restaurant
Circular Congregational Church
Gaulart & Maliclet Fast and French Inc.
French Restaurant
Nathaniel Russell House
Craftsmen Kitchen & Tap House
Gibbes Museum of Art
Café Gibbes
Dessert Restaurant
Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Poogan's Porch
Southern Restaurant (US)
Cumberland St. Smokehouse
Sushi Blue
Japanese Restaurant
Dixie Soul Cafe
American Restaurant
O-Bar at Oyster House
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Oyster House
Seafood Restaurant
Welkin Coffee Charleston
Coffee Shop
Breakfast Restaurant
Lowcountry Bistro
Southern Restaurant (US)
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Charleston
Steak House
Hunter Brookes - Night Market
Sugar Shack
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Seafood Restaurant
Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Callie's Hot Little Biscuit
Southern Restaurant (US)
Noisy Oyster Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Brunch Restaurant
Pizzeria Di Giovanni
Pizza Restaurant
The Governor's House Inn
Market Street Deli & Salads
Confederate Museum
Anson Restaurant
American Restaurant
Nearest Airport
13.1 Miles
CHS-Charleston International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Blind Tiger Pub
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
Charleston Water Taxi
Nearest Golf
5.3 Miles
Patriot's Point (via bike, car, or water taxi!)
Nearest Train
8.4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2.1 Miles
US-17/Septima Clark Parkway Elliott/Cannonborough
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Oak Steakhouse
Nearest Ski
15.5 Miles
Tidal Wave Water Sport
Nearest Beach
9.4 Miles
Sullivan's Island, SC
Car: not necessary

Rainbow Row, Waterfront Park, the Battery, St. Philip's Church, Old Post Office Museum, City Hall, Exchange Building, Market Street, Antebellum Homes & Mansions, Old Slave Mart, King Street shopping/restaurants, East Bay Street Restaurants, Meeting Street Restaurants, Gibbes Art Museum, Gaillard Auditorium, Home & Garden Tours, Art Galleries




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50
Tax Rate 4.0%

Empty trash into outside receptacle, gather wet towels into bathroom, leave sheets on beds, load remaining dirty dishes into dishwasher and turn on.

2 hours cleaning included in charge. $250 nonrefundable indoor tobacco smoking fee. If damages are incurred, it is tenant's responsibility to inform owner prior to departure so charges can be agreed upon.

No Cancelation without Replacement Renter.

50% to secure reservation; balance due 7 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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