3 Beds
3.5 Baths
4,570 SqFt
Acre Lot
Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Single Family Detached
Price Type
Year Built 1858
Neighborhood South Of Broad
Days on Website 27

Property Map

$5,500,000 – 1 E Battery Street Unit A & B, Charleston, SC 29401

Street View

Courtesy of The Cassina Group.


Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, this iconic residence overlooks both the Charleston Harbor and White Point Garden, exuding history and charm with one of the best views in all of the city. This listing includes the first two floors of the building which are divided into a first floor 1BD/1.5BA unit and a second floor 2BD/2BA unit.The home, known in historical circles as the Louis Desaussure House, was built in 1858 in the Greek Revival style while also incorporating Italianate elements. Desaussure then sold the house in 1888 to Bernard O’Neill, a wealthy wholesale grocer, who added the cast-iron balconies which still remain today.The expertly maintained property retains many beautifully preserved historic details including 12 foot ceilings, detailed moldings, hardwood

Property Details and Features


  • 3 bedroom


  • 3 full bathrooms
  • 1 half bathroom


  • Street name: Battery
  • Street number: 1
  • Unit number: A & B
  • County: Charleston
  • ZIP Code: 29401
  • Area: 51 – Peninsula Charleston Inside of Crosstown
  • Subdivision: South Of Broad


  • 4570.00 total heated square feet
  • Built in 1858
  • Pre-Owned
  • 2 Stories
  • Charleston Single


  • Corner Lot


  • Property type: Single Family Detached

Exterior Features

  • Brick – Solid
  • Fence – Metal Enclosed
  • Porch – Full Front
  • Porch – Front Porch
  • Balcony

Interior Features

  • Ceilings – 9’+
  • Ceiling – Smooth


  • Ceramic Tile
  • Wood


  • Heat Pump

Primary Bedroom

  • Outside Access


  • Off-Street Parking


  • Elementary school: Memminger
  • Middle school: Simmons Pinckney
  • High school: Burke

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