Explore the Neighborhood

Our location makes exploring the city and its cultural and culinary delights a breeze. We are located in the Historic Ansonborough Neighborhood on the corner of East Bay Street and Guignard Street. We are one block north of Market Street, home to The Charleston City Market.

Within a quarter of a mile… 

  • Harris Teeter supermarket
  • Waterfront Park / Pineapple Fountain 
  • The Gaillard Center
  • Horse Carriage and Walking Tours
  • Restaurants such as Anson, Cru Café, Peninsula Grill, Hank’s Seafood, Frannie and the Fox, High Cotton, SNOB, and Magnolias

Within half a mile…

  • King Street Shopping & Entertainment District
  • Rainbow Row
  • Chalmers Street
  • The Gibbes Museum of Art
  • Dock Street Theatre
  • Restaurants such as Oak Steak House, Brasserie le Banque, and Blind Tiger Pub

Within a mile…

  • Washington Square and City Hall
  • South Carolina Aquarium
  • White Point Garden / The Battery
  • Nathanial Russell House
  • Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Restaurants such as Miller’s All Day and Gaulart & Maliclet Fast and French 

Just above a mile…

  • Colonial Lake
  • Aiken-Rhett House
  • Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry
  • The Charleston Museum
  • Restaurants such as Halls Chophouse, O-Ku, Darling Oyster Bar, and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit

Parking & Transportation

The Charleston Chestnut Mansion offers on-site parking. One complimentary parking space is provided with each residence. Additional spaces are offered for a fee and subject to availability. We ask you please inform us of your parking needs prior to arrival so we may assign you a parking space. 

There are surface lots located directly across the street on Guignard Street and at the end of Guignard Street at Anson Street as well as metered street parking along Guignard, East Bay, and Pinckney Streets. 

Charleston is a pedestrian and bicycle-friendly city. You will find most restaurants, shopping, and historic and cultural attractions within a short walk. You may also wish to rent e-bikes through Lime. 

Give your feet a rest and hop on and off the city’s free DASH trolleys. They run throughout the peninsula and offer easy access to local landmarks and attractions.