Ansonborough House

“In the heart of the Historic District, with a postcard view of Charleston”

At Ansonborough House, we pride ourselves on offering seniors choices that allow you to live your life the way you want. Our residents find comfort and pleasure in the lovely surroundings and they become part of a community of friends and neighbors. That is how we do it in the Lowcountry!

Located in beautiful downtown Charleston, SC, Ansonborough House is an exceptional place to live. It is conveniently located on the bus route and is near various grocery and department stores, as well as being in the downtown cultural hub. We provide a relaxing atmosphere, planned activities and a helpful staff. Ansonborough House is a truly well-rounded community.

Ansonborough House is located at 71 Society Street in downtown Charleston, SC. It was built in 1984, and funded by Section 8-202, as a mid-rise apartment complex for seniors 62 and older who meet certain income guidelines. A six-story apartment complex, there are five floor plans with one- or two- bedroom apartments. Every unit has a full kitchen, great room, walk-in utility closet, separate bedroom & bath, and ample closet space. Located adjacent to the CASC, all 77 apartments are equipped with 24-hour emergency call button service as well as security and fire monitoring service.

Ansonborough House has an in-house laundry facility and food mart, and offers recreational activities, trips and case management services. This enables residents to live comfortably and independently.


Support Services
  •  Help In Accessing Support Services
  • Educational Classes and Recreational Programs available at the Senior Center right next door
  • Case Management Service
  • Garden Area, Fountain, and Atrium for Residents and Guests
  • Enhanced FREE TV Service
  • Adjacent to Charleston Area Senior Center

  • 24/7 Emergency Call Service
  • 24/7 Emergency Maintenance Service
  • The Fountain at Ansonborough House
  • 24/7 Security & Fire Monitoring Service
  • Weekday Desk Attendant Service

Ansonborough Food Mart

Residents may shop weekly in the free Food Mart.

A variety of free items are available including cereals, canned goods, frozen meat, cleaning supplies, paper products, and over-the-counter medications. Residents can choose up to 30 pounds of goods each month.