With a beautiful expanse running from King Street to the edge of the Cooper River, Ansonborough offers beautiful harbor views with hints of the luxury and prestige that defined the first suburb in the original Charles Town. Although a fire devastated the area in 1838 and destroyed many of the original estates, Ansonborough was slowly restored and rebuilt, and is now sought after as one of downtown Charleston’s most desirable neighborhoods.

With a diverse mix of real estate options, such as condominiums, townhomes, investment properties, and the recently renovated Gadsden, Pam Harrington Exclusives has the extensive experience to help you find the perfect home in Ansonborough.


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Ansonborough Charleston: What You'll Love

You’ll find some of the most elegant and historic homes in the city in Ansonborough, some dating back as early as the 1700s. Mature trees, such as palmettos and stately oak trees, line the streets and offer elegant beauty and comfortable shade to the residents, locals, and tourists who come to enjoy the attractions within this culturally rich downtown Charleston neighborhood.

Centrally located between Calhoun Street, East Bay, King Street, George and Pinkney Streets, this historic district is well sought after by homebuyers looking to put down roots. Completely revitalized by the Historic Charleston Foundation in the 1960’s, you’ll find many Ansonborough homes for sale with tastefully updated interiors relative to the period.

The historically elegant Ansonborough Inn is a famed boutique hotel that is the perfect place for visiting friends and family, while the South Carolina Aquarium is a great place for both children and adults to learn interesting facts about their favorite marine life.

After a busy day of sightseeing, explore some of the best Lowcountry gourmet cuisine at upscale establishments such as Cru Café and Anson’s Restaurant.

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Ansonborough District FAQ's

  • What restaurants are within easy walking distance from Ansonborough?

Hanks Seafood, Anson’s Restaurant and Fig are decided favorites of the Ansonborough neighborhood. Market and East Bay Streets are just a short walk offering a plethora of additional dining options for any time of day. 


  • What kind of shopping and things to do are nearby?

Walk to The Dewberry or Zero George for great cocktails and a nosh, or catch a performance at the Gaillard Center, home to the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Find groceries at Harris Teeter on East Bay, or the famed Ted’s Butcher Block!

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