See the highest-priced home sold in Charleston in 2023

Plus, how much this record-breaking Holy City home sold for, the real estate company that closed the sale, and the political history behind the property on Meeting Street.

The John Edwards House, a stately white mansion peeks behind green trees in Charleston's bright sunlight.

The main house at 15 Meeting St. boasts 8,876 sqft.

Photo by Nick Cann

What was the highest-selling home in Charleston this year? The historic John Edwards House closed on Tuesday, April 11 for $12.6 million. The sale also involved The Cassina Group’s Robertson Allen whose great-grandparents previously owned the home.

The property located on 13 and 15 Meeting St. includes both a carriage house and a main house as well as a garden, central fountain, and double piazza.

John Edwards House Night

Check out those two-story piazzas added in the 20th century.

Photo by Nick Cann

Quick history lesson. The home was constructed around 1770 and named for its original owner. John Edwards was a prominent politician during the Revolutionary Era, serving as an aide-de-camp, mayor, and Commissioner of the South Carolina Treasury.