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Downtown Home in Heart of Charleston

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom + Queen Pull-Out Sofa, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Charleston is a unique city full of history, charm, great shopping, and world-class restaurants. The next time you visit Charleston, get the Charleston experience by staying in a private Charleston home. This apartment is a vacation rental set back from the street on a charming Alley in the heart of beautiful and historic downtown Charleston.

Located slightly north of the College of Charleston. Go east one block and you are on King Street. Enjoy some of Charleston's best local dining with Hominy Grill, Five Loaves Cafe, Two Boroughs Larder, The Westendorff, The Ordinary, and The Grocery all located within 3 blocks of the house. This wonderful cultural city also offers galleries, museums, gorgeous churches, carriage tours, great shopping, and the beach is just minutes away.

Provided is one free OFF-STREET parking space that is secure.

When renting a car we suggest reserving an economy size for parking purposes.

Linens & Towels are provided.

Household items/appliances include microwave, coffee maker, coffee filters, fridge, toaster oven, hairdryer, iron and board, dishes, toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, shampoo, conditioner, soap, W/D, and laundry detergent.

2 night minimum stay.

Friday and Saturday nights must be reserved together.

Rates are based on time of year and events.

Check in is at 4 PM, Check out is at 11 AM.

If you are booking a flight please be aware of these times as there are no exceptions

Pets are NOT allowed.

More Details

Maybre Hodges
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Cannonborough Elliotborough in Charleston

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Sleeper Sofa - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen sleeper sofa
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Good! 3.9/5 -
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Downtown Home in Heart of Charleston
average rating of 3.909091 based on 11 reviews

Comfortable Stay with a Few Flaws

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed this place but it had a few flaws worth mentioning but none of them are major. The bed was comfy, the towels were nice and the air worked well. I really enjoyed having separate living room space apart from the bedroom. It’s an old property so there were some expected things like really steep stairs, etc. The light switches were also crazy and most switches we found did nothing. Lots of trial and error to find the lights but that’s not a big deal. The kitchen is not great if you plan to cook. There is no salt/pepper, no cooking spray or oil or anything to help you cook so you will need to bring everything you need outside of the cookware, plates, utensils which they had available. There’s a firehouse nearby so occasionally we awoke to sirens but again, not a big deal. We missed having regular broadcast TV as the Olympics were on and we struggled to watch it using the Roku system. But it was a good location, close to many places while at the same time being a bit tucked away off the street. It was clean when we arrived and the tiny patio was a sweet spot for morning coffee. Overall, a nice place in the heart of the city.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Amy for your review. We went ahead and stocked the kitchen with salt and pepper and a few other things. We found that most people use streaming devices these days so that is why we made the switch. I'm glad you enjoyed the location, cleanliness, and the charm of the home. Please come back anytime.
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Perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect. Walking distance to anything you wanted to do in the entire city. Very easy to work with the owners as well. Very happy with our experience.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Matthew! Please come back anytime!
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Our stay

  • 2 of 5

Carpet in bedroom appeared not to have been vacuumed before our stay as it was dirty; not a stich of food in kitchen (e.g. salt and pepper, sugar, nothing); no knife in the kitchen to cut anything; soap dispenser in bathroom didn't work, used a bar; the apartment was very cold when we arrived at 4:30 pm and after some head scratching and my first call to Fallon, I determined thermostat wasn't working because it needed a new battery (at closer look the screen was flashing "Low Batt"). I phoned Fallon and she asked me to figure out what size battery it needed. I couldn't readily see where the battery was, so she asked me to take a photo of the actual thermostat and send to her. You'd have thought someone would have done a walk-through before our arrival to check on it's status, or at least I'd assume that. At this point, we left and went to my daughter's apartment... because at least it had heat.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Muriel, Thank you for your feedback. We did replace the thermostat during your stay and the heat then was working in normal condition. The downstairs can be a bit drafty which is why we provide a space heater for the downstairs. Some guests use it; some do not, it really just depends on the guests preference. The reason we asked for a picture was because neither of the property managers were downtown at that time and one of us was able to come back after hours and replace the battery. I do apologize that this put a damper on your experience. Again, thank you for your feedback.
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Nice area, tucked away, but very convenient for shopping / eating.

Perfect size for 1 or 2 people...everything you need ! Love the character of the old house.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Grace, I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. I hope that you come back to stay another time.
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

I loved this property. It is an excellent location. The condo is spacious enough and very clean. The parking was a little tight for a minivan but I made it work. If you plan on cooking in the kitchen you will need to grab cooking oil, salt, and pepper, but that would be the only negative I can think of. We definitely plan to stay there again

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, nice place

  • 4 of 5

This rental is not perfect, but the excellent location, parking space, comfortable bed, and responsive property manager all make it worth the price and stay. It is much better suited for 2 people, given that the pull out couch is not comfortable and the couch itself is not the cleanest. Overall cleanliness was pretty good, but a tad dirty in places. The kitchen is stocked just enough, and really for 2 people, not 4. Was missing a few things, like sponges to wash dishes by hand, but overall was stocked well enough. The place has nice character, especially the high ceilings, nice hardwood floors and wooden beam ceilings, but the living room ceiling has a bit of water damage. Overall would definitely stay here again, but hopefully they invest in a new couch soon.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jonathan, thank you for your review. We typically do not keep sponges in our rentals since they don't seem to stay very clean and need replaced frequently. We will take this into consideration. We do provide paper towels and dishcloths. Thank you for your feedback on the sofa. This is the first complaint we have received and will definitely start looking for a replacement sofa. The water mark on the ceiling appeared recently after Hurricane Matthew. Luckily, it is not an active leak. Our maintenance man will be repairing that small area of the ceiling. Again, thank you for your review. We hope to have you back in the future!
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Car: not necessary

There are horse and carriage rides, multiple walking tours and historic house tours located just several blocks away. Many local boutiques and restaurants are easily available and walkable to enjoy during your days. Local farmers markets and festivals occur regularly here in our city at Marion Square conveniently located just 4 blocks away.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £72.21

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There is a welcome binder provided that will have a list of phone numbers, taxi services, and local restaurant menus.

Pets are allowed with an additional $100.00 non refundable pet deposit.
2 night minimum stay.
Friday and Saturday nights must be reserved together.
Rates are based on time of year and events.
Check in is at 4 PM, Check out is at 11 AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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