55 Society Street, Unit A

Charleston, SC 29401

1,022 Sq. Ft.
$504 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


First floor condo in the historic 1840 former High School of Charleston, one of only 4 units in this iconic Ansonborough building. Enjoy the ideal pied-a-terre in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, SC, close to shopping, dining, parks, churches, and attractions. The stuccoed facade and grand 2-story portico with 6 massive Corinthian columns make 55 Society Street truly a stand-out amongst Charleston architecture. It served as the peninsula's high school until 1881 and was later converted...

Property Details for 55 Society Street, Unit A

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Listing Courtesy of Disher Hamrick & Myers Res Inc

Property Details for 55 Society Street, Unit A

MLS #21031079
Days on Market1
Taxes$5,523 / year
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Single Family Attached
Year Built1840
Lot Size0.00 AC / 0 SF
CountyCharleston County

Listing Agent

Disher Hamrick & Myers Res Inc


Listing Courtesy of Disher Hamrick & Myers Res Inc

Building Information for 55 Society Street, Unit A

Stories1Year Built1840Building Size-Lot Size0.00 AC / 0 SF

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$2,186 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

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Property Information for 55 Society Street, Unit A

    Location and General Information
  • City: Charleston
  • Latitude: 32.784171
  • Longitude: -79.931141
  • Postal Code: 29401
  • Directions: Society Street Between Meeting And Anson Streets.
  • State Or Province: SC
  • Entry Location: Ground Level
    Taxes and HOA
  • Tax Map Number: 4580103052
    School Information
  • Elementary School: Memminger
  • High School: Burke
  • Middle Or Junior School: Simmons Pinckney
  • Attached Garage YN: None
  • Carport Spaces: 0.0
  • Carport YN: False
  • Covered Spaces: 0.0
  • Garage Spaces: 0.0
  • Parking Features: Off Street
    Lot Information
  • Building Area Total: 1022.0
  • Building Area Units: Square Feet
  • Lot Features: Interior Lot
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.0
  • Lot Size Area: 0.0
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 0.0
  • Lot Size Units: Acres
  • Structure Type: Condominium
    Property and Assessments
  • Property Attached YN: Yes
  • Photos Count: 25
  • Photo Rights: I own the photos or have the right to use: Yes
  • Assumable: No
  • Utilities: Charleston Water Service, Dominion Energy
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Public
Interior and Exterior Features
    Interior Features
  • Heating YN: Yes
  • Bathrooms Full: 2
  • Bathrooms Half: 0
  • Bedrooms Total: 2
  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Cooling YN: Yes
  • Fireplace Features: Living Room, One
  • Fireplace YN: Yes
  • Fireplaces Total: 1
  • Flooring: Ceramic Tile, Other, Carpet, Wood
  • Heating: Heat Pump
  • Interior Features: Ceiling - Smooth, High Ceilings, Ceiling Fan(s), Living/Dining Combo
  • Laundry Features: Dryer Connection, Washer Hookup
  • Room Master Bedroom Features: Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Levels: One
  • Stories: 1
    Exterior Features
  • Patio And Porch Features: Patio
  • Community Features: Cable TV Available, Trash Pickup
  • Construction Materials: Brick
  • Fencing: Privacy
  • Roof: Metal

Property History for 55 Society Street, Unit A

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Nov 22, 2021

Listed (Active)

CHS Regional MLS #21031079

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)

CHS Regional MLS #21031079


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 55 Society Street, Unit A

Taxable ValueLand-Additions-Total-
Tax Record2021$5,523 ($460 / month)
Home Facts
Beds2Baths1.5Total Finished SqFt1,022 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt1,022 SqFtStories1StyleCondominiumYear Built1840Year Renovated1995CountyCHARLESTONAPN458-01-03-052

Schools near 55 Society Street, Unit A

Buist AcademyPublicK-80.2 mi
Memminger ElementaryPublicPK-50.3 mi
Charleston Day SchoolPrivate1-80.5 mi
Allegro Charter School of MusicCharter6-120.5 mi

Buist Academy

K-8, 0.2 mi, Public


Memminger Elementary

PK-5, 0.3 mi, Public


Charleston Day School

1-8, 0.5 mi, Private


Allegro Charter School of Music

6-12, 0.5 mi, Charter


School ratings and boundaries are provided by GreatSchools.org and Pitney Bowes. This information should only be used as a reference. Proximity or boundaries shown here are not a guarantee of enrollment. Please reach out to schools directly to verify all information and enrollment eligibility.

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55 Society Street, Unit A is a single family home for sale in Charleston, SC 29401. This property was listed for sale on November 23, 2021 by Disher Hamrick & Myers Res Inc at $515,000. This listing's school district is Charleston 01. Nearby schools include Memminger Elementary, Simmons Pinckney Middle and Burke High. 55 Society Street, Unit A is a 2-bed, 2-bath, 1,022 sqft single family home built in 1840.

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