Hampton Park Terrace is a quiet, residential neighborhood located in the northwest corner of Charleston. The traditional boundaries of Hampton Park Terrace are the Citadel on the West, the north by Hampton Park, the east by Rutledge Ave., and the south by Congress St.
Most of the housing in the neighborhood was constructed between 1912 and 1925. The architecture of the neighborhood typically trends towards one of these styles: Prairie, Foursquare, Colonial Revival, Craftsman, and Bungalow, which gives it a distinct look in comparison to the typical historic Charleston areas. The neighborhood (other than the northeasternmost block) was added to the National Register on September 26, 1997.
People consider Hampton Park Terrace a cool neighborhood because of its proximity to Downtown Charleston (5-minute drive), and its wonderful residents. Living in the area allows you to be close to everything. Hampton Park Terrace is known for a namesake park with landscaped gardens, walking and cycle paths, oak trees, and flower beds. The park is bordered by The Citadel, a military college campus with archives and a museum. Local sports fans watch the Charleston RiverDogs minor league baseball team at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park or the Citadel Bulldogs football team nearby. Casual eateries and bars dot Rutledge Avenue.
LIVE (Home prices & proximity to everyday conveniences)
Hampton Park Terrace offers great opportunities for buyers interested in renovating older homes or who are looking for a recently renovated home close to Downtown Charleston.
Five Star Deli & Grocery – 0.2 mi
Piggly Wiggly – 1.5 mi
Harris Teeter – 2.8 mi
Circle K – 0.5 mi
Exxon- 1.5 mi
Arrow Dry Cleaners – 0.8 mi
US Post Office – 0.4 mi
WORK (proximity to business centers, job locations, etc.)
Hampton Park Terrace is convenient to all locations:
Downtown Charleston is 0.5 mi (You’re pretty much almost there!)
Mt.Pleasant – 6.4 mi (approx. 14 min)
West Ashley – 3.8 mi (approx. 8 min)
North Charleston – 5 mi (approx. 11 min)
Summerville – 24.4 mi (approx. 31 min)
PLAY (neighborhood restaurants, shopping and recreation)
Hampton Park Terrace has the convenience of being within biking distance of everything downtown Charleston has to offer. Upper King continues to develop bringing more entertainment options within walking distance of the neighborhood.
Harold’s Cabin – Trendy spot for homegrown veggies & local meats from the breakfast & lunch menu.
Huriyali – Health-conscious, locally sourced cafe fare & juices in charming digs with a hip vibe & patio seats.
The Park Cafe – Bright, airy cafe serving American fare with global influences & an emphasis on local ingredients.
Little Jack’s Tavern – Casual chophouse serving steaks, salads & sandwiches, plus martinis, in vintage surrounds.
The King Street retail area is a mile or so away. You can always head over to West Ashley, Mount Pleasant or North Charleston to do some shopping as well. The point is, you’re pretty centrally located.
The neighborhood is zoned for Charleston’s metro public school System. There are also a number of private schools that you can send your child to.
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HAMPTON PARK TERRACE HOMES FOR SALE
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