The Downtown Charleston Neighborhoods: Westside

The Downtown Charleston Neighborhoods:   Westside

The Downtown Charleston Neighborhoods:   Westside

Downtown Charleston SC Real Estate captures everything this picturesque waterfront city has to offer: the downtown southern restaurants, charming hotels, cruise ships, Victorian-style homes, arts and crafts homes, historic bungalows, nearby beaches, markets, and shops; not to mention the Charleston Waterfront Park and the Charleston South Carolina Aquarium.

Parking is often a challenge in downtown Charleston, but your best bet is to find a parking garage off King or Meeting Street and spend some time walking around the bustling area. Staying in one of the many downtown Charleston hotels or bed and breakfasts is a romantic experience to be had by all and they are located close to all of Charleston's restaurants and attractions.

If you walk around long enough, you're sure to find some of your favorite cuisine. With Charleston’s location on the water, there are seafood restaurants serving up the daily catch on nearly every block. If seafood isn’t your fare, there are many Italian and American restaurants to choose from in downtown Charleston.

The Charleston Market is downtown's hub on the weekends. Vendors set up tables along the open-air market and sell a variety of clothes, apparel, and art. The market's location is just a couple blocks from the ocean and Charleston Waterfront Park. 

Who wouldn’t want to find their next home in one of the nearby Downtown Charleston  neighborhoods?  The Charleston neighborhoods are South of Broad, Harleston Village, French Quarter, Ansonborough, Upper Concord Street, Radcliffeborough, Mazyck-Wraggborough, Cannonborough-Elliotborough,   Eastside, Westside, Hampton Park Terrace, Wagener Terrace, North Central, and East Central.  This series of blogs includes some history, a brief market analysis, and the boundaries of each neighborhood.  Explore Charleston SC Real Estate and find the right neighborhood and Charleston home for you.

the West side of East Bay Street and the western boundary is the East side of Meeting Street.


Charleston’s Westside neighborhood is predominantly a residential community in transition.  There are many renovations and a few new constructions ongoing at all times.   The Westside community is a very diverse community with college students, professors, medical professionals, workers in diverse fields of employment along with life long residents. 

During the past six months Charleston’s Eastside neighborhood had 4 homes sold at price of $183,400.  See Charleston SC Real Estate to search for homes.  View Westside homes currently on the market here.

Westside neighborhood is bounded on the north by boundary is the South side of Congress Street and on the south by the North side of Highway 17, to North on President Street, to West on Line Street, to South and Hagood Avenue, to North side of Spring Street.  The eastern boundary is the West side of I-26 and the western boundary is Lockwood Avenue, to fishburne Avenue, to Hagood Avenue.

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