Wadmalaw Island - Charleston SC 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.

Bordered by the Bohicket River to the east and the North Edisto River to the west, Wadmalaw remains intensely rural, with farming the traditional occupation of many of its residents, both past and present. While fishing, crabbing and shrimping serve as pleasurable pastimes in many local communities, it is still a primary means of earning a living for a number of Wadmalaw's residents.

Along the island's southern tip lies Rockville, the charming picturesque hamlet that was featured in scenes from "Queen," a movie by Alex Haley. There are no stores or restaurants to speak of outside of Rockville, and hundreds of acres of the island’s woods and wetlands are protected from development. However, in recent years, some of the waterfront areas have become sparsely populated with magnificent upscale homes, many on estate-sized lots.

Each year, Wadmalaw hosts a Gullah festival of regional import, encompassing exhibits and demonstrations of traditional African-American arts and crafts like basket weaving.

Another point of interest is the Charleston Tea Plantation. The only tea plantation in America, it is home to plants descended from those that have been grown for more than 100 years in the Lowcountry. The plantation’s unusual heritage began in 1799 when a French botanist brought the first tea plants to Charleston, which were also the first in America. Wadmalaw provides the ideal conditions for tea growing – hot humid summers and sandy soils for good drainage. Recently purchased and renovated by Bigelow Tea, the Charleston Tae Plantation is open for tours.

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19 Photos 1990 Liberia Road Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

1990 Liberia Road
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Wadmalaw Island
Residential

MLS# 20032155 / Active
4 br, 1 ba, 1 Half Bath, 1225 Sqft

Great home on .97 acres located on beautiful Wadmalaw Island! This brick ranch offers 4 bedrooms and 1.5 bath, newer floors have been installed in... 

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$239,900
Provided courtesy of Trademark Properties, Inc
34 Photos 5344 Peerless Drive Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

5344 Peerless Drive
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Peerless Point
Residential

MLS# 20030594 / Active Contingent
3 br, 2 ba, 1 Half Bath, 1869 Sqft

Beautiful two story on an acre! Numerous features including double front porches and large rear screened porch, hardwood floors, gas fireplace, new... 

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$395,000
Increase +$5,100
Provided courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate
158 Photos 6569 Maybank Highway Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

6569 Maybank Highway
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Wadmalaw Island
Residential

MLS# 20030589 / Active
1 br, 1 ba, 600 Sqft

There are four units total equaling 1794 heated sq ft As featured on Good Morning America, Apple News, ABC News, US Weekly, Southern Living, South ... 

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$2,000,000
Provided courtesy of RE/MAX FullSail
35 Photos 5610 Katy Hill Road Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

5610 Katy Hill Road
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Liberia Plantation
Residential

MLS# 20026204 / Active Contingent
3 br, 2 ba, 2112 Sqft

Look no further for your private country dream! This light filled home features an open floor plan and all on a 2.32 acre retreat! Walk up to the... 

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$260,000
Provided courtesy of Trademark Properties, Inc
58 Photos 1964 Long Creek Road Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

1964 Long Creek Road
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Longcreek Plantation
Residential

MLS# 20025108 / Active
4 br, 3 ba, 3077 Sqft

LOW COUNTRY LIVING AT IT'S FINEST! AN EXQUISITE PRIVATE RETREAT SET ON WADMALAW ISLAND IN THE EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY OF LONGCREEK PLANTATION. 5.90 ACR... 

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$825,000
Reduced -$21,000
Provided courtesy of AgentOwned Charleston Group
43 Photos 1168 Pilot Boy Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

1168 Pilot Boy
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Martins Point
Residential

MLS# 20023171 / Active
4 br, 3 ba, 1 Half Bath, 4492 Sqft

Private, LUXURIOUS DEEP WATER ESTATE w/Dock, Floater, NEW Boat Lift on 3+Acres. Unspoiled natural views, 20mi south of CHS, directly on ICW. Elegan... 

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$2,250,000
Provided courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate
1 Photos Sold 2830 Anchor Watch Drive Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

2830 Anchor Watch Drive
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Anchorage Plantation
Residential

MLS# 20021801 / Sold
5 br, 4 ba, 1 Half Bath, 3383 Sqft

Stunning custom-built home situated on a beautiful 3-acre lot in Anchorage Plantation. This attractive Flatfish Design was constructed in 2018 by J... 

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$915,000
Reduced -$10,000
Provided courtesy of The Boulevard Company, LLC
1 Photos Sold 2471 Marina Road Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

2471 Marina Road
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Botany Bay
Residential

MLS# 20020549 / Sold
3 br, 2 ba, 1008 Sqft

Welcome home to Lowcountry Island living at its finest, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This lovely home, just inside Rockville, feat... 

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$200,000
Provided courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate
27 Photos 2481 Sea Island Yacht Club Road Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

2481 Sea Island Yacht Club Road
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Rockville
Residential

MLS# 20019173 / Active Contingent
3 br, 2 ba, 3675 Sqft

One of a few houses in Rockville located on the Bohicket River. The house was originally part of an estate in Orangeburg, SC that was relocated to ... 

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$1,995,000
Increase +$100,000
Provided courtesy of Carriage Properties LLC
1 Photos Sold 6090 Josie Ridge Road Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

6090 Josie Ridge Road
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Martins Point
Residential

MLS# 20018069 / Sold
n/a br, 1 ba, 1512 Sqft

Sited on 5.64 acres of completely fenced and cross fenced high land, this breathtaking farm features a 36' x 48' barn with four finished stalls, ro... 

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$635,000
Provided courtesy of Akers Ellis Real Estate LLC
1 Photos Sold 6080 Josie Ridge Road Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

6080 Josie Ridge Road
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Martins Point
Residential

MLS# 20018046 / Sold
5 br, 4 ba, 1 Half Bath, 4850 Sqft

Surrounded by wooded unspoiled beauty and views of the marsh and Wadmalaw Sound, Marshound is a very private, sophisticated country estate designed... 

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$1,345,000
Provided courtesy of Akers Ellis Real Estate LLC
61 Photos 2765 Anchor Watch Drive Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

2765 Anchor Watch Drive
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Anchorage Plantation
Residential

MLS# 20017224 / Active Contingent
4 br, 6 ba, 2 Half Bath, 7163 Sqft

2765 Anchor Watch Drive sits on 3.83 acres on a beautiful deep water, high bluff overlooking Bohicket Creek. This spectacular custom home was desig... 

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$2,650,000
Reduced -$100,000
Provided courtesy of Akers Ellis Real Estate LLC
1 Photos Sold 1815 Longcreek Road Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

1815 Longcreek Road
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Longcreek Plantation
Residential

MLS# 20015463 / Sold
4 br, 2 ba, 3 Half Bath, 5045 Sqft

Must See Home in sought after Longcreek Plantation on Beautiful Wadmalaw Island! Gated community with a Dock for residents to enjoy!Custom built by... 

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$869,900
Provided courtesy of Trademark Properties, Inc
1 Photos Sold 2457 Leadenwah Drive Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

2457 Leadenwah Drive
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Leadenwah Acres
Residential

MLS# 20010241 / Sold
4 br, 1 ba, 1 Half Bath, 1200 Sqft

RENOVATED & UPDATED Ranch style Home located on a Quite and Peaceful Large Lot,.67 acre on Wadmalaw Island. This 4 Bedroom Home has a spacious back... 

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$242,000
Provided courtesy of ERA Wilder Realty
1 Photos Sold 1968 Leadenwah Drive Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

1968 Leadenwah Drive
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Leadenwah Acres
Residential

MLS# 20009314 / Sold
5 br, 3 ba, 1985 Sqft

Paradise found on the banks of Leadenwah Creek on beautiful Wadmalaw Island.Family time will never be the same enjoying all the Lowcountry has to o... 

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$1,300,000
Provided courtesy of The Boulevard Company, LLC
1 Photos Sold 4637 Lazy Creek Lane Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

4637 Lazy Creek Lane
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Longcreek Plantation
Residential

MLS# 20008282 / Sold
3 br, 3 ba, 1 Half Bath, 2228 Sqft

Located on a beautiful tidal creek on Wadmalaw Island, this custom built home is built to maximize the incredible lowcounty setting. Situated on ne... 

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$649,900
Provided courtesy of Matt O'Neill Real Estate
1 Photos Sold 6295 Rockefeller Road Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

6295 Rockefeller Road
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Leadenwah Ranch
Residential

MLS# 20008274 / Sold
2 br, 2 ba, 1462 Sqft

TWELVE OAKS is Wadmalaw Island at its best ! Approximately eight, all fenced in, acres on Rockefeller Road, lined by huge Live Oaks along entire f... 

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$649,500
Provided courtesy of AgentOwned Charleston Group
1 Photos Sold 7064 Maybank Highway Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

7064 Maybank Highway
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Rockville
Residential

MLS# 20008046 / Sold
3 br, 2 ba, 1554 Sqft

Nestled on a peaceful lot in Rockville's historic district, home of the Rockville Regatta, this charming cottage features 200-yr-old heart pine flo... 

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$340,000
Provided courtesy of Southern Living Real Estate
1 Photos Sold 6016 Selkirk Plantation Road Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

6016 Selkirk Plantation Road
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Selkirk Plantation
Residential

MLS# 20007831 / Sold
3 br, 3 ba, 1 Half Bath, 3622 Sqft

Exceptional waterfront home on Leadenwah Creek designed by Herlong & Associates and built by Kingswood Homes. Featured in the Charleston Style & De... 

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$2,050,000
Provided courtesy of Holcombe Fair & Lane
1 Photos Sold 1171 Harts Bluff Road Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

1171 Harts Bluff Road
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Residential

MLS# 20007646 / Sold
3 br, 3 ba, 1 Half Bath, 2342 Sqft

Wonderful location, wrap around porch! 2-acres tidal creek access & dock access (easement info attached)! Welcome home marsh views watch birdlife!... 

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$400,000
Provided courtesy of Mary Ann Meyers Charleston Realty Inc.
1 Photos Sold 2314 Brigger Hill Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487

2314 Brigger Hill
Wadmalaw Island, Sc 29487
Residential

MLS# 20006893 / Sold
3 br, 2 ba, 1492 Sqft

2314 Brigger Hill presents a great opportunity for the laid back, country living on nearly 8 acres of highland located less than 2 miles from Cherr... 

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$415,000
Reduced -$10,000
Provided courtesy of Beach Residential
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