Charleston SC Real Estate - Area Communities

Downtown Historic Charleston Real Estate

The most historic city in America, downtown Charleston is truly Southern in character, proudly American in spirit, yet somewhat European in lifestyle. With the last half century bringing restoration and rebirth to the city, this majestic beauty turns the heads of the most sophisticated suitors looking for the graciousness of a by-gone era, yet requiring all the amenities of the 21st century.

Mount Pleasant SC Real Estate

Traveling from Downtown Charleston to the Town of Mount Pleasant over the magnificent Arthur Ravenel Bridge (Completed in 2005) offers travelers the perfect opportunity to view the transition from old world charm of Charleston to the modern town of Mt. Pleasant.

Isle of Palms SC Real Estate

Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, the Isle of Palms has earned a reputation for being a classic family-oriented beachfront community. Located east of the Cooper River from Charleston, this barrier island features moderate year-round temperatures, seven miles of broad scenic beaches, a breathtaking blue ocean, spectacular marsh views, and a full-service marina on the Intracoastal Waterway.

Sullivan's Island SC Real Estate

With its quaint neighborhoods and semi-tropical terrain, Sullivan's Island is a classic South Carolina beachfront community. This small barrier island, located just 10 miles from downtown Charleston, is a safe place to walk or ride a bike; where neighbors know each other; and the pace of life is slow and easy.

Daniel Island SC Real Estate

With its quaint neighborhoods and semi-tropical terrain, Sullivan's Island is a classic South Carolina beachfront community. This small barrier island, located just 10 miles from downtown Charleston, is a safe place to walk or ride a bike; where neighbors know each other; and the pace of life is slow and easy.

Folly Beach SC Real Estate

Folly Beach has long been referred to as 'The Edge of America.' This seaside village, which lies at the end of the only road from the mainland, has its own laid-back pace and rich culture. Only 15 minutes from downtown Charleston, Folly Beach is a quick and easy to reach beach community accentuated by six incredible miles of sand beaches, swimming, surfing, sunning or if you prefer, fishing from the central pier while enjoying the refreshing sea breezes.

West Ashley Real Estate

The city limits of Charleston extend across the Ashley River to an area known to locals as West Ashley. In fact, it is the place where the English colonists established the first permanent settlement in the Carolinas in 1670 along the banks of the Ashley River. Today the place where the settlers first stepped ashore, Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, is among South Carolina’s most outstanding natural and historic parks, with 663-acres that feature a reproduction 17th century sailing vessel, natural habitat zoo and beautiful Lowcountry vistas. It is also a favorite play and picnic spot for families from across the Charleston area.

James Island Real Estate

James Island is a large sea island framed by Wappoo Creek and Charleston Harbor to the north, Morris Island and Folly Beach to the east, and the Stono River and John’s Island to the West. Steeped in history James Island was home to many a stately plantation , the first shots of the Civil War were fired from the island’s Fort Johnson onto Fort Sumter in 1861.

John's Island Real Estate

John’s Island lies due west of the Charleston peninsula, serving as a “gateway” island for its more famous neighbors, Kiawah and Seabrook. A patchwork of natural waterways separated by farmland, residential property and commercial development, John’s Island has always served as the agricultural heart of the area. In fact, much of the produce that distinguishes the unique flavors of Lowcountry Cuisine is grown on John’s Island.

Kiawah Island SC Real Estate

For those interested in experiencing the epitome of island lifestyle, they need look no further than Kiawah Island. Located just 21 miles from historic downtown Charleston, Kiawah is one of the most carefully preserved barrier islands in the world. This private, gated community, with its hidden homes and one of the East Coast most secluded stretches of unspoiled beach, offers the perfect retreat from a hectic life.

Seabrook Island Real Estate

Just beyond the security gate, an Equestrian Center surrounded by 25 acres of grassy pasture creates the first lasting impression of life on Seabrook Island. One of the islands most distinctive amenities, the newly renovated facility caters to the experienced equestrian, as well as the novice horseback rider.

Those with little interest in horses often reconsider when they discover that Seabrook Island is the only place in the area, and one of only a few in the Southeast, where people can ride horses on the beach. Of course, the island maintains several miles of private trails that wind through the natural flora of this pristine barrier island.

Dewees Island SC Real Estate

Dewees Island is often referred to as "a private oceanfront island retreat dedicated to environmental preservation." This statement sums up a philosophy that this community has managed to put into practice.

Wadmalaw Island Real Estate

Wadmalaw Island is considered the most unspoiled of Charleston’s islands. While many Lowcountry islands such as Kiawah and Seabrook are “barrier islands” which are directly exposed to the ocean and fronted by sandy beaches, such is not the case with Wadmalaw Island or its close neighbor, John’s Island. Shielded from the Atlantic by their neighbors to the east and south, Wadmalaw and John’s Islands have remained stable through much of recorded history.

Edisto Island Real Estate

Edisto Island's rich history ties it to its present. Purchased from the Edistow Indians by the Lord Proprietors in 1674, the English began searching for a crop that could be successfully cultivated on the island. By the early 1800s, Sea Island Cotton, the king of all cottons, flourished in the rich, fertile soil. During this period known as Edistos Golden Age, the planters flourished, too. The elegant homes and plantations remaining, many of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are reminders of that affluent age.

Goose Creek Real Estate

The City of Goose Creek is located in Berkeley County approx 20 miles North of Downtown Charleston. The history of Goose Creek extends back to 1670 when the first settlers arrived from the island of Barbados. The city has experienced significant growth in the past 10 years becoming the state’s 12th largest municipality.

Hanahan Real Estate

Hanahan is located in the lower portion of Berkeley County, minutes away from downtown Charleston. It has long been known as an ideal community for families. Berkeley County has long been known as a "sportsman’s paradise" because of its great fishing and hunting.

Monck's Corner Real Estate

Located north of Charleston and Summerville, Moncks’ Corner is in Berkley County. Home of War hero Francis Marion (AKA Swamp Fox) Moncks Corner is situated near the national forest named after him. This town has many attractions including Cypress Gardens, Metkin Abbey, and many town festivals.

Summerville Real Estate

Summerville enjoys a rich and expansive history. With 700 buildings on the national historic registry this town continues to offer a look at days gone by!. The town is situated on a pine-forested ridge where long ago the wealthy built their summer homes to escape the mosquitoes and heat in the low country.

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