MLS# 23025837 | Charleston Residential

$2,495,000 | 5 beds | 5 full baths | N/A half baths | 3,244 sqft

51 Chapel Street
Charleston, SC 29403
  • 5Beds
  • 5Full Baths
  • N/AHalf Baths
  • 3,244SqFt
  • 1890Year Built
  • 0.09Acres
  • MLS# 23025837
  • Residential
  • Single Family Detached
  • Sold

  • Approx Time on Market3 months, 16 days
  • AreaHistoric Charleston
  • CountyCharleston
  • SubdivisionWraggborough


Located in the heart of Charleston's cherished Wraggborough Neighborhood, 51 Chapel boasts a seamless blend of historic charm and modern luxury. This meticulously renovated 1890s single home is nestled across from the beloved Chapel Street Fountain Park and steps away from the lively nightlife and enticing restaurants of King Street, several landmarks and museums and is surrounded by blocks of tree-lined streets, making this one of Charleston's most desirable locations. The architecture unfolds over three levels, offering a rare combination of old-world craftsmanship and contemporary convenience. A standout feature is the main level's unique inclusion of a bedroom and bathroom, providing unparalleled accessibility and flexibility. The bathroom features Anna French Wallpaper and brushed gold hardware. The double front porches, an iconic feature for Charleston Historic homes, have been completely reconstructed, allowing for ample space to relax and entertain. As you enter, the home's character is immediately apparent, with 11' ceilings, creating an airy, sunlit setting. The spacious, open layout seamlessly connects the living room, dining area, and a chef's kitchen complete with a butler's pantry. The kitchen is equipped with a generous island and features top-of-the-line Thermador gas range and appliances, custom-milled cabinetry with white Rhino Quartz countertops, Elkay Quartz sink, Visual Comfort and Currey & Company lighting, catering to culinary enthusiasts and entertainers alike. The second story hosts the primary bedroom, with a spacious, custom designed closet and light-filled primary bathroom with custom cabinetry, a large walk-in shower and a Barclay soaking tub. The expansive second floor guest room features access to the front porch, allowing you to open the doors on a nice day to catch a cool Charleston breeze. The remainder of the second story encompasses a walk-in laundry room with tiled floors and ample built-in storage. The third story boasts two additional bedrooms, each with their own bathrooms, and a second laundry area, ensuring comfort and privacy. Warm heart-pine floors and abundant natural light make these rooms ideal for a family or guests alike. The private, outdoor space offers a place to gather or grill. Landscape design by Meeting Green.Whether you're captivated by its historical significance, the lavish living spaces, or the ideal location, this home offers an extraordinary opportunity to own a piece of Charleston's rich heritage reimagined for modern living. ATTN: 1/29/24 Renovation 99.9% complete and move-in ready!

Sale Info

Listing Date: 11-13-2023

Sold Date: 03-01-2024

Aprox Days on Market: 
    3 month(s), 16 day(s)

Listing Sold: 
    4 month(s), 11 day(s) ago

Original Asking Price: $2,595,000

Asking Price: $2,495,000

Selling Price: $2,425,000

Price Difference From Original: 
Reduced By $170,000

Price Difference From Asking: 
Reduced By $70,000

Agriculture / Farm

Grazing Permits Forest Service:  Yes

Grazing Permits Private:  Yes

Grazing Permits Blm:  Yes

Horse:  No

Farm Credit Service Incl:  Yes

Association Fees / Info

Bathroom Info

Fullbaths:  5

Building Info

Levels:  3 Stories

Year Built:  1890

Floors:  Ceramic Tile, Wood

Business Info

Rent Control:  No

Buyer Compensation

Exterior Features

Misc Ext:  Porch - Full Front

Pool Private:  No

Style:  Charleston Single

Garage / Parking

Gar Pkg:  Off Street

Garage:  No

Attached Garage:  No

Green / Env Info

Interior Features

Desclocation:  Dining Room, Living Room, Two

Interior Features:  Ceiling - Smooth, High Ceilings, Kitchen Island, Eat-in Kitchen, Formal Living, Pantry, Separate Dining

Fireplace:  Yes

Laundry Features:  Laundry Room

Num Fireplaces:  2

Lot Info

Lot Size:  0.09

Lot Size Units:  Acres

Acres:  0.09

Lot Sqft:  3920.399999

Irrigation Water Rights:  Yes

Offer Compensation


Mobile Home Remains:  Yes

Property Info

Property Type:  A

Stories:  3

Foundation:  Crawl Space

New Construction:  No

Roof:  Asphalt

Property Subtype:  None

Building Area Units:  Square Feet

View:  No

Home Warranty:  Yes

Habitable Residence:  Yes

Room Info

Beds:  5

Primary Bedroom Features:  Walk-In Closet(s)

Room Master Bedroom Level:  Upper

Sale / Lease Info

Sold Date:  2024-03-01T00:00:00

Lease Renewal Option:  Yes

Lease Considered:  Yes

Lease Assignable:  Yes

Special Features

Sqft Info

Sqft:  3244

Unit Info

Utilities / Hvac

Water Source:  Public

Utilities:  Charleston Water Service, Dominion Energy

Heating:  Yes

Heat:  Heat Pump

Water Sewer:  Public Sewer

Cooling:  Central Air

Cooling:  Yes

Waterfront / Water

Waterfront:  No


Elem:  Memminger

Middle:  Courtenay

High:  Burke


Meeting Street To John St (at The Charleston Museum). Take Right Onto Elizabeth And First Left Onto Chapel. 51 Is On The Right.

Courtesy of listing office The Exchange Company, LLC 

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Price & Status History (on since Mon, Nov 13th 2023)
  • Original Price: $2,595,000
  • Current Price: $2,495,000
  • Price Reduced: $100,000
Date ChangedFromTo
03/01/2024Active ContingentSold
02/13/2024ActiveActive Contingent
01/28/2024$2,595,000 $2,495,000 Reduced by $100,000
11/26/2023$2,596,000 $2,595,000 Reduced by $1,000
11/21/2023$2,595,000 $2,596,000 Increase by $1,000
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