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19 Broad: Rustic Studio Flat

Bedrooms Studio
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 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 (to the left of a lion’s head mounted to the courtyard wall).

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.

More Details

Jan Jacobson
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

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 Charleston

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
  • 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


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19 Broad: Rustic Studio Flat
average rating of 4.7941175 based on 34 reviews

Lovely studio in Charleston

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this studio. It was very clean and comfortable with all the amenities you could want. The location can't be beat - you can walk to so many wonderful shops, restaurants, and bars and it's only a few blocks from the waterfront. We would love to stay here again the next time we visit Charleston.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wichita kansas

Great city to visit.

  • 5 of 5

We loved Charleston with all the history, character, architecture on restaurants. The apartment was awesome. There have been comments about the noise from the bakery and I will first say there is some noise from 7:00-10:00. I will also say it was a non issue for us because we didn't need to be sleeping in or going to bed at 9:00. We needed to be out experiencing Charleston. You are after all in a bustling city and noise is to be expected. Overall 19 Broadstreet was amazing. We never met Jan or Mike but we didn't need to. They have it set up well and the location lends itself to a no worries base.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pinehurst, NC

Such a great place and location!

  • 5 of 5

This property is a great location! We love Charleston and will hopefully be back soon! Jan is so kind and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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More Than Advertised!

  • 5 of 5

Okay, let's start with location, location! It is within walking distance of everywhere you want to go. The pictures are exactly what you will find. I felt at home when walking in as Jan had portrayed her apartment perfectly. My daughter and I loved our time there and appreciated the way Jan accommodated our luggage needs and questions. We would go back in a heartbeat and cannot imagine staying anywhere else.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Haddon Heights, NJ

Fabulous location, walked to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our recent stay. The place was very charming and had everything we could ever need. Only comment was that we couldn't really use the courtyard to relax because of the noise from the central A/C units suspended overhead. But that was OK b/c we were out enjoying the city as much as possible! Great place, fabulous location, wonderful hosts. Highly recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

The property is located in a perfect location for all if the local restaurants and much of the sight seeing. We are not big into shopping so it was perfect for us to walk to and down King Street and see all that, but closer to the.restaurants and parks around Bay street. The property itself was nice, clean, we'll maintained. The only negative was that there is no view at all and the wifi didn't work for us. But that is being nitpicky. Owners were very prompt and helpful when needed.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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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


Rates & Availability

Historic Old City Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Family Vacation
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day in Charleston
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall in Charleston
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Home & Garden
Sep 28 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall & Winter
Oct 30 2017 - Nov 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Nov 23 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter in Charleston
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 4 2018
3 night minimum stay

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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