The Calhoun Mansion has received an “Excellent” rating from TripExpert.com, a score based on 3 expert publications–Frommer’s, Michelin and Where. It also earned “Best of Charleston” and “Expert’s Choice” badges, and is ranked in the top 3% of Charleston attractions.
The Michelin Travel Guide awarded the Calhoun Mansion a coveted two star “must-see” rating–only one of 7 such ratings in Charleston, SC. The description lists, “With 24,000sq ft of living space, Calhoun Mansion ranks as Charleston’s largest single residence. Built in 1876 for wealthy banker George Williams, the home passed to Williams’ daughter Sally and her husband, Patrick Calhoun (grandson of statesman John C. Calhoun). The mansion encompasses 35 rooms, fitted with lavish Victorian-era furnishings. The airy second-floor music room rises 45ft high to a glass skylight.”