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Lodge Alley : in the Heart of Charleston's French Quarter

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,330 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

A quaint townhouse - Huntley Lodge is part of an original firehouse dating from 1812 - adjacent to Lodge Alley - a narrow cobblestone alley that connects historic East Bay Street and State Street that is reportedly the site of as many as 50 duels.

Enjoy your own private courtyard (walled and gated). This small private courtyard is adjacent to the large courtyard with gaslights and a large fountain which is part of the Historic Lodge Alley Inn 'home away from home' for many celebrities that visit Charleston - Two blocks from Waterfront Park on the Charleston Harbor - steps away from most of Charleston's premier restaurants, one block from the Old Market, and an easy stroll to The Battery.

The townhouse has original wide plank heart pine floors upstairs and down. Two bedrooms upstairs, one with a queen bed and a king-size bed in the master; both bedrooms have private baths, and master bedroom has a small balcony overlooking the courtyard. There is a queen sleeper sofa downstairs in the main living area facing the gas log fireplace and has access to a half bath. This home is ideal for two couples, or a couple with children.

Keywords: Townhouse,apartment,condo

More Details

Property Manager
Pam Tuttle
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english,
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Pam Tuttle

Sonny and Dean Huntley , along with Sonny's sister Beth , purchased 'Huntley Lodge' because they love downtown Charleston . The native South Carolinians have visited the area all of their lives and decided to get a piece of history for themselves. They wanted a place to visit with friends and family while having some income to offset the costs. It has worked very well , except they cannot spend nearly as much time there as they would like.Even though Beth lives in the area and Sonny and Dean live in Hilton Head , visiting the property has been limited. They hope to change this in the future and gather for the many fun and interesting things the 'Holy City ' has to offer!

Pam Tuttle purchased this townhome in 2004

Why Pam Tuttle chose Historic Old City

We are in the real estate and interior design business in Charleston and Hilton Head. There is a limited amount of property like 'Huntley Lodge' in the historic French Quarter area of downtown Charleston and we found this opportunity irresistable. The location is second to can park your car and never get back in it if shopping in a multitude of stores and dining in first class restaurants is your goal. The ambiance and history is palpable !

What makes this townhome unique

You can enjoy a vast array of art galleries, antique shops and historic venues within a few minutes of your private , gated courtyard and the luxury of the townhome itself is evident from the moment you step inside. Flickering gaslight lanterns and the centerpiece water fountain add a special feel to the larger gated courtyard available when more space is desired.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We have stayed at Huntley Lodge several times & it just keeps getting better! The location is perfect & the condo has so much Southern charm...stylishly appointed,. extremely welcoming & comfortable. The fully equipped kitchen, TV's in living room & both bedrooms, & private courtyard are all conveniences that enhance the stay! Always feel like it's home away from home!
Jun 2017
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Historic Old City Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1330 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please treat our property as you would expect your own home to be treated. Please leave beds not slept in made up. Turn on the dishwasher. Have fun!
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1) in the living room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Although there is no private parking available, a city garage ($17/night) is located one block from Huntley Lodge.


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Lodge Alley : in the Heart of Charleston's French Quarter
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 59 reviews

Clean, charming, and fantastic location.

  • 5 of 5

Great spot for all things Charleston. Truly enjoyed the experience.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and homey

  • 5 of 5

We had a great trip to Charleston, but it was very cold outside. It was nice to have a warm and comfortable place to stay. The location is convenient and there was no need to drive anywhere.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy townhouse in great location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely townhouse. Really enjoyed the courtyard and fountain in morning and evening. Great location. Close to everything in historic charleston.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bachelorette Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect home for a girls trip! Very clean and well kept! Loved the traditional decor. Very comfortable and safe and close to lots of things to do. Pam was very responsive to all questions! Would definitely stay here again!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had an opportunity to stay at the Huntley Lodge during a recent visit to Charleston to view the Great Eclipse.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Creve Coeur, MO

Great property and location

  • 5 of 5

Our two grown daughters joined my wife and me for this stay and we all agreed it was a wonderful property. Beds were comfortable and everything was very clean and well kept.

Note to potential renters:

Even though we received directions to get to this VRBO unit, rather than following them I simply put the address in my phone.

We ended driving around for a while as I did not enter the address correctly. Be careful to enter 46 State street, then look for unit E.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Restaurant diversity, Art, Antiques, Museums, Sail and Motor Marina, Shopping, Historic venues, Horsedrawn Carriages, Ghost tours, Aquarium, Spoleto, Theater, Wine and Cooking venues, Spanish Moss and Moonbeams




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.5%

Weekly rate is offered from any day of the week except Sat-Sat.
Holidays are the same rate as weekends.
Please contact the manager for Jan & Feb rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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