Charleston South Carolina Real Estate
The Keadle Real Estate Group
Welcome to our Charleston, SC real estate buyer's guide, brought to you by the Keadle Real Estate Group and Carolina One, Charleston's #1 real estate company! Carolina One Real Estate is locally owned and has been serving Charleston home owners for over 45 years with 11 offices throughout the Charleston area.
Charleston, South Carolina consistently ranks as one of the top places to visit and to live in the country. Here's a sample of what people have to say about Charleston, SC:
- For the past 3 years Conde Nast Traveler voted Charleston, SC the #1 city in the United States.
- Charleston always bodes well with Southern Living, which has named it Best Southern City and Most Mannerly City, among others.
- AARP has rated Charleston as a top place to retire.
- Forbes ranked Charleston in its Ten Smartest Cities, which compared cities around the world in factors such as livability, economy, and infrastructure.
- Other recent top ten lists have ranked Charleston in categories such as America's Friendliest Cities, Best Shopping Districts, Most Livable Cities, and Top Cities for Technology Jobs.
Real Estate in the Charleston, SC Metro Area
Charleston offers a diverse range of homes, townhomes, condos, new construction, and beach front property within the metro area, appealing to a wide range of people and their dream lifestyles. Whether easy access to downtown is crucial, a close proximity to the beautiful beaches is a "must-have," or the seclusion and tranquility of a country setting is most desired, Charleston has it!
Charleston, SC is a large enough city to support a varied job market, numerous parks and recreation complexes, a great health care system, and some of the best public and private schools in South Carolina. You'll find lots of festivals and annual events every month, from the Cooper River Bridge Run to the Family Circle Cup to the Charleston Food + Wine Festival.
For sports fans, Charleston has a minor league baseball team (the Riverdogs), a professional soccer team (the Battery), and a professional hockey team (the Stingrays) - not to mention the college sports teams at College of Charleston and the Citadel. Golfers will enjoy playing the 22 golf courses scattered throughout Charleston, many of which have hosted big golfing events like the LPGA Tour. Although Charleston is big enough to support a wide range of interests, it's also small enough to make it an affordable city to live. The average family can afford to buy a home and also enjoy living the Charleston lifestyle. In fact, its livability is often a factor in ranking Charleston as a top place to live by magazines and other groups.
Here are a few of the most popular regions in the Charleston Metro Area:
Charleston, SC Beach Properties
Is access to the ocean paramount for you? Considering Charleston is known for the best beaches in South Carolina, you're looking in the right place! There are six beaches to choose from that include unique styles and settings. Know that three of these are private beach resorts (Wild Dunes, Kiawah, and Seabrook).
Isle of Palms is the most popular among the 3 beaches north of the Peninsula, yet it has remained almost as affordable as Folly Beach. Isle of Palms is 20 min. from downtown (just 10 from Mt. Pleasant). The north tip of the island is gated off for the resort Wild Dunes. Isle of Palms...
Sullivan's Island is the most historic beach in Charleston, South Carolina. Well before families began vacationing there in the late 1800s, Fort Moultrie defended Charleston's Harbor during the Revolutionary War. Real estate is mostly houses with very few condos or townhomes. Sullivan's Island...
Located just south of Kiawah Island, Seabrook is one of only a few communities in the Charleston real estate market with equestrian facilities. Seabrook Island also boasts 2 golf courses in addition to its resort style amenities. Its gated access and seclusion make it popular among buyers wanting a tranquil beach retreat. Seabrook Island...
Charleston, SC Suburbs Further Inland
If your preference is to locate outside the city center, there are plenty of options for you to consider. Some of the most affordable Charleston real estate lies further inland where land is more readily available. The towns of Summerville, Goose Creek, Hanahan, and North Charleston are ideal for buyers wanting a single family house in the under $200K price range. Most homes are a 30-40 minute drive from historic Downtown Charleston and about an hour from the closest beach.
Charleston, SC Real Estate
Search Charleston Homes for Sale by Type
If you already know what type of property you're looking for in Charleston, our property listings "by type" can be a terrific way to scan real estate listings that match your needs:
Charleston real estate options are never-ending including some of America's most historic mansions (dating back to the early 1700s), beachfront and waterfront homes, townhouses, condos, and almost any other living setup you can imagine. If you'd like help finding the perfect home for you or your family in the Charleston, SC area, contact the Keadle Group for a free consultation.
The Keadle Real Estate Group is located at 1265 Folly Rd Suite #1, Charleston, SC 29412.
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