If you’re looking for a live/work space in the heart of downtown Charleston, our featured listing at 143 East Bay Street may be the perfect fit. The expansive structure was built in 1778 and has an abundance of history and charm. It is located within the French Quarter and just footsteps from Waterfront Park, the Battery, and East Bay shops, galleries and restaurants.
The commercial space is located on the first floor of the building. Tall ceilings, original hardwood floors and large two-story windows accent the storefront space. A wrought-iron spiral staircase leads to a lofted office area, while other rooms and offices are tucked away behind closed doors. The commercial space is 3,500 square feet.
On the upper floors of the building is the residential space. The 4,000 square foot condo has two bedrooms and two baths. The kitchen and living room are open to one another, creating great flow for entertaining. Large windows flood the space with natural light, while exposed brick details pay homage to the building’s history. The kitchen is modern with white cabinetry, stainless appliances and white counters. There is also a formal dining room with an exposed brick fireplace–a great place to host a dinner party. The two bedrooms are well-sized and there are two full baths as well as a powder room.