Apr 10, 2024

William Means Guide to South of Broad

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Located on the tip of the Charleston peninsula, South of Broad is an exclusive and historic neighborhood. With fine architecture and dazzling details, this neighborhood exudes all of the southern charm that Charleston is known for. An impeccable location, with views of the water and just steps from renowned restaurants, shopping, art galleries and so much more. The history of this old neighborhood has remained intact from its origins in 1880, as the city of Charleston actively participates in preservation efforts.

Location. South of Broad living provides owners with an incredible experience to truly enjoy all that Charleston has to offer, just steps from your front door. With close to proximity to world renowned restaurants, art galleries, shopping, theaters and festivals, Lowcountry living doesn’t get any better than this.

Home styles. From Charleston Single houses to stately mansions, the streets of South of Broad are lined with the finest examples of historic architecture. Each Charleston home is filled with rich history and stories of those who came before the current homeowners. The piazzas (take a peek at our listing featured below, 49 Church Street) offer breath-taking views of the Holy City skyline, the Charleston Harbor and even Fort Sumter.

Neighborhood history. The City of Charleston goes to great lengths to preserve the beauty and history of the South of Broad neighborhood. Minus the horses and carriages of the 1880s, the neighborhood still has all of its original southern charm from back in the day. Since 1953, the Preservation Society of Charleston has given out Carolopolis Awards to promote historical preservation in exceptional projects all across Charleston and the Lowcountry.

90 years South of Broad. Our firm is one of Charleston’s oldest and most established real estate companies. In 2023, we celebrated our 90th anniversary and continue to bring our expertise to all areas of the Lowcountry. Even better, you can find us on your next stroll South of Broad at our downtown office at 25 Broad Street.

If you’re considering making a move, William Means agents are South of Broad experts and would be delighted to help you find your next home.

Tour these South of Broad homes for sale.



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