$12,000,000 | N/A beds | N/A full baths | N/A half baths | 16,305 sqft

$12,000,000 No Recent Price Change
243 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
  • $735.97Price per SqFt
  • 16,305SqFt
  • 171Days on Market
  • N/AZoning
  • N/AYear Built
  • RetailUse
  • MLS# 31002680
  • Commercial Sales
  • Retail
  • Active

  • Approx Time on Market5 months, 20 days
  • AreaHistoric Charleston
  • CountyCharleston
  • SubdivisionN/A


Joe Griffith, Inc. is pleased to present 243 King Street FOR SALE. This iconic property is located on the corner of King Street and Beaufain Street directly across from Charleston Place (& Gucci). This property is being offered for sale for the first time in 40 years and represents an exceptional opportunity for ownership at one of King Street's premier locations. The building contains 3 stories and was previously used as a book store and spiritual center by the Daughters of St. Paul. The building is VACANT. The 1st floor was previously used for commercial purposes and contains a retail area, former chapel, office, Tea room, Main Hall & 2 - half-bathrooms. Also included on ground level is a garage with 2 - 10' x 10' roll-up doors as well as an open-air courtyard. The courtyard is well landscaped and accessed from the Tea room, Main Hall and the garage. There is also an on-site private fenced parking lot at the rear of the property with 6 surface parking spaces and 2 designated delivery zones at the garage doors. The parking lot is entered from Beaufain Street. There is an elevator that services the 1st and 2nd floor.The 2nd floor is accessed by stairwell or elevator. This floor is currently set up for dormitory style living. The front section (King St. section) includes a living/sitting room, dining room, kitchen and a half bathroom. There are 5 bedrooms with a sink and closet in each room. There are 3 full bathrooms and a laundry room. The rear section of the building is a large open storage area which is located above the Main Hall and the garage.The 3rd floor is accessed by stairwell only from the 2nd floor. This floor contains 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. There are hardwood floors throughout the 3rd floor (excluding bathrooms). Access to the 2nd floor roof is available from the 3rd floor.Please see attached floor plans for further details.The property is FOR SALE only and the owner will not entertain any proposals or offers to lease.Buyer to verify square footage and all other information deemed important.TOURS OF THE PROPERTY ARE MADE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.PLEASE NOTE, THE SELLER WILL START RECEIVING OFFERS ON MARCH 18-22ND, 2024.

Building Info

Anchored:  No


Garage / Parking

Parking Type:  Surface

Lot Info

County:  Charleston

Land Size:  0.00


Title:  243 King Street (Former Pauline Books & Media Store)

Offer Compensation

Property Info

Second Property Subtype:  Office, Retail

Zoning:  City of Charleston - GB - Gen

Nearest Msa:  Charleston-North Charleston, SC

Property Type:  A

Original Price:  $12,000,000

Class Type:  Retail

Sold Info

Sqft Info

Rentable Area:  16305

Unit Info

Utilities / Hvac

Water Source:  Public

Sewer:  Public Sewer


Property is located on the corner of King Street and Beaufain Street.

Courtesy of listing office Joe Griffith, Inc. 

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