Charleston Single House - Click To Enlarge

Charleston Single House

A Charleston single house (also called “half house”) is a form of house found in Charleston, South Carolina. The house is well-suited to long, narrow lots which were laid out in early Charleston.

Charleston Single House - Click To Enlarge
Charleston Single House – Click To Enlarge

A single house has its narrow side (often two- or three-bays wide) with a gable end along the street and a longer side (often five-bays) running perpendicular to the street (Wikipedia).

Charleston Single House - Click To Enlarge
Charleston Single House – Click To Enlarge

This style house is so popular around Charleston new developments have been designed around the ‘half house’.

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