49 8th

Welcome home to 49 8th Avenue! This one of a kind property is nestled in the historic Wagener Terrace neighborhood of Downtown Charleston. Positioned at the end of the street, this property offers a level of privacy that transforms it into a secluded sanctuary. 49 8th Avenue is being offered for sale for the first time in over four decades! Consisting of 2 TMS numbers equaling approximately 0.45 acres (TMS 463-10-03-057 & 463-10-03-105), owners enjoys incredible marsh views looking out over the Ashley River.Currently, this property is home to a 1700sqft cinderblock duplex, with 2 bed / 2 bath on either story. (Structure is not listed in the City of Charleston Historical Architecture Resource Survey)The downstairs portion of the home has been the sellers primary residence for many years, and is in good condition. The upstairs portion of the home has been vacant for approximately 10 years and needs updating. This property is a blank canvas for future homeowners with ample opportunities to bring their visions to life. Whether that entails constructing their dream home on an estate sized lot, renovating and adding on to the existing structure, or exploring the potential to subdivide the land, taking inspiration from neighboring properties. The yard is immense and private, with lots of love being put into the flowers, trees and landscaping over the years by the current owners. In addition, two exterior sheds are tucked away in the yard for outdoor storage. In addition, the property offered for sale fronts an old section of 3rd Ave giving the new owners a buffer strip of land between the marsh, which may improve setbacks on any new construction. (Consult your architect) The visually arresting marsh-front views out to the Ashley that grace this home are certainly it's most stand-out feature! A new elevated home would have extremely rare and incredible NW sunset views. 49 8th Avenue is located in the highly sought-after Wagener Terrace Neighborhood, a short distance from Hampton Park, McMahon & Hester Parks, and just a minute's drive to The Citadel, Joe Riley Riverdogs Stadium, Westedge, Publix, The Arthur Christopher Rec Center + Herbert Hassel pool. Blocks away from many of the peninsula's top restaurants and trendiest bars, such as Park Cafe, Moe's Crosstown, Harold's Cabin, Rodney Scott's BBQ, Renzo, Huryali, Little Jack's, Leon's Oyster Shop, Little Line Cafe, Revelry Brewing and Edmund's Oast.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #23021474
  • Price$1,700,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Full Baths2
  • Square Footage1,764
  • Acres0.45
  • Year Built1940
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Detached
  • StyleTraditional
  • StatusActive Contingent

Community Information


  • Garage Spaces0
  • ParkingOff Street


  • InteriorCeiling - Blown, Ceiling Fan(s), Eat-in Kitchen, Living/Dining Combo
  • HeatingHeat Pump
  • Stories2


  • RoofAsphalt
  • ConstructionBlock/Masonry
  • FlooringWood

Lot Description

0 - .5 Acre, Level

School Information

  • ElementaryJames Simons
  • MiddleSimmons Pinckney
  • HighBurke

Additional Information

  • Days on Website7

Listing Details

  • OfficeMarshall Walker Real Estate

LISTED BY Marshall Walker Real Estate, (843) 225-7007