Summerville, SC Houses for Sale and Best Neighborhoods

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Summerville houses have seen a surge in demand from buyers in the past few years because of the town's affordability compared to the rest of Charleston real estate. Summerville also has some of the best public schools in the area, which has added considerably to the demand for homes. Many new neighborhoods have been developed in the Summervile real estate market to meet this growing demand, so there are a lot of new homes to choose from.

If you're looking for an older house (from brick ranches to the low country style), you'll find a good selection of houses for sale in the historic downtown district. Below you'll see some of the best neighborhoods in Summerville.


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Ashborough East is ideal for buyers wanting older brick homes, large lot sizes, and good public schools. Located off Dorchester Road in Summerville, Ashborough East was first established in the 1980's with homes built as late at the 1990's. Amenities include pool, tennis courts, club house, play park, and boat/RV storage.

Blackberry Creek is located a little further out in Summerville which means that buyers get more house for the money. However, it's still within the boundaries of the highly sought after Dorchester 2 School District.

Bridges of Summerville is one of the most affordable neighborhoods in Summerville. Buyers will find an especially good selection of one story, open floor plans in this community. Amenities include a swimming pool and play park. Also, many of these homes back up to wetlands, which are considered a green space.

Cane Bay Plantation offers new construction homes from a long list of popular home builders. This large scale development has an elementary, middle, and high school all within its borders along with shopping, restaurants, and even a YMCA!

Carnes Crossroads is a new construction community in Summerville with a 2,300 acre master plan that incorporates commercial and residential spaces. Amenities include a swimming pool with kids' splash area and hundreds of acres of parks and open spaces for residents to enjoy.

Drakesborough offers newer homes by the builder Beazer. If you're commuting to the Volvo plant, this neighborhood should certainly be on your list to consider!

Felder Creek has newly finished homes which appeal to buyers looking for a neighborhood that is already established. It also has some of the lowest HOA fees you'll find in Summerville. Although it's technically within the Summerville city limits, the zoned schools are for the Berkeley County District.

Highwoods Plantation offers a central location since it's off Dorchester Road. With no amenities, this neighborhood is able to keep the HOA fees quite affordable.

The Historic District of Summerville is the only true historic neighborhood in Dorchester County. Although most of these homes date from 1900 to 1950, you'll find occasional homes that were built as early as the 1830's. The most affordable homes in the Historic District are brick ranch style houses from the 1970's and 1980's. Because of the wide range of prices and the low supply of listings, know that it can take several months to find the type of home you're looking for.

Lakes of Summerville is one of Summerville's largest neighborhoods, and amenities include a pool and clubhouse. Here, you'll find both townhomes and single family detached houses.

Legend Oaks Plantation is by far one of Summerville's most popular neighborhoods. Legend Oaks is ideal for buyers wanting an upscale, esatblished community with a full range of amenities (golf, 2 swimming pools, tennis courts, and a club house with dining and pro shop). Many of these homes overlook the golf course near the Ashley River.

Myers Mill is only about six miles from historic downtown Summerville, so it's in a great location with relatively easy access to Interstate 26. This neighborhood has a Junior Olympic swimming pool and outdoor pavilion. Also, some of the lot sizes here are comparatively large for newer homes, with more than a quarter of an acre.

Nexton is a new construction, mixed use community that combines residential and commercial spaces. Its location just off Interstate 26 makes it an ideal Summerville neighborhood for commuters heading south towards Downtown Charleston or (going north) to the new Volvo manufacturing campus.

Pine Forest Country Club is one of the best neighborhoods in Summerville for newer brick or partial brick houses with large lot sizes. This upscale golf community has been given four stars by Golf Digest, which called it a Hidden Gem of Charleston. Other amenities include a club house, tennis courts, and a Junior Olympic pool.

The Ponds is a new community with a strong emphasis on green space and nature since about 1,100 acres have been designated for preservation. The developers have likened The Ponds to the popular Park West and Dunes West subdivisions of Mt. Pleasant due to its size and upscale amenities.

Reminisce is one of only a few Charleston style neighborhoods in Summerville, SC. Located off Butternut Road, Reminisce features classic home designs with double front porches, nine foot ceilings, and detached garages. Most of these homes have two or three stories, but The Wagner floorplan has a one-story layout option.

Scott's Mill is just a few miles away from downtown Summerville and is popular for its affordability. It's also known for having a large selection of one story homes with no stairs. Scott's Mill is located between West Fifth Street and Highway 17.

Summer Trace has no amenities, which adds to the long-term affordability of its homes (which are well-priced to begin with). Its smaller size also appeals to home buyers who dislike large scale subdivisions. Summer Trace is located just off Trolley Road in Summerville, SC.

Summers Corner is one of the most impressive new construction communities you'll find in Charleston's tri-county area. For buyers wanting a newer home within walking distance of schools and entertainment, this neighborhood is absolutely worth a tour.

Sunburst Lakes is located off Old Orangeburg Road in Summerville. This neighborhood is ideal for buyers looking for affordable waterfront living (with pond and lakefront houses priced under $220K). Amenities include a swimming pool, club house, play park, and an additional storage area for boats and RV's.

Weatherstone has one of the best locations in Summerville. Just off the I-26 exit, you'll find numerous entertaining and dining options. Plus, this community has its own pool and playground.

Wescott Plantation is the largest neighborhood in Summerville, and it's made up of town homes and also single family homes. In all of tri-county Charleston, Wescott Plantation is perhaps the most affordable golf community. Residents can also enjoy the neighborhood's pool, club house, play park, and soccer field. Many of these homes back up to wetlands and/or the golf course.

White Gables is an enormously popular neighborhood because of the charming home styles (it can be harder to find these distinct Victorian, Bungalow, and Charleston styles in Summerville). The main drawback to this community is the smaller lot sizes. However, many buyers are willing to forego the extra yard space to live here and to get access to such a range of amenities including swimming pool, basketball courts, soccer field, tennis courts, a large club house, 2 play parks, walking trails, and boat/RV storage.

All Summerville Houses for Sale on the MLS:

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200 S Palmetto Street

MLS® #17026166

Summerville, SC
12 BR, 14 BA, 8496 SQ FT, 1.9 ACRES
Built in 1883

Truly unique opportunity to own a quintessential Victorian estate consisting of a historically-significant 4740 …

558 W Butternut Road

MLS® #17023270

Summerville, SC
6 BR, 6 BA, 6512 SQ FT, 21 ACRES
Built in 1990

If you've been looking for high end accommodations for not only you, your family & friends BUT your horses & ani…

160 Joseph Lane

MLS® #16003296

Mateeba Estates
Summerville, SC
4 BR, 5 BA, 4950 SQ FT, 5 ACRES
Built in 1998

Tucked among the oaks along the banks of the Ashley River, this scenic, 5+ acre estate is nestled alongside hist…

710 S Main Street

MLS® #17032785

Summerville, SC
6 BR, 7 BA, 5145 SQ FT, 0.78 ACRES
Built in 1889

Flowertown Bed and Breakfast was built in 1889, and Innkeepers opened Flowertown B&B in April 1997 after 4 years…

116 Marion Avenue

MLS® #18005624

Summerville, SC
4 BR, 5 BA, 5480 SQ FT, 1.33 ACRES
Built in 1890

Perfect opportunity to own a beautiful, historic home downtown Summerville! Meticulously maintained home,as you …

2129 N Main Street

MLS® #17032003

Summerville, SC
3 BR, 1 BA, 990 SQ FT, 3.05 ACRES
Built in 1975

DON'T MISS THIS COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY with high traffic counts & outstanding visibility with 263 feet of fronta…

Photo of Listing #18007424

128 Wragg Lane

MLS® #18007424

Mateeba Estates
Summerville, SC
3 BR, 4 BA, 3290 SQ FT, 4.03 ACRES
Built in 2015

This home should be best described as a rustic and elegant southern living home. If you enjoy the peace, tranqui…

1704 Congressional Boulevard

MLS® #17009859

Pine Forest Country Club
Summerville, SC
5 BR, 4 BA, 5227 SQ FT, 0.72 ACRES
Built in 2005

Spacious custom built home with many custom features.On the 6th Fairway overlooking 6th and 7th Fairway and pond…

200 Bellerive Lane

MLS® #17032723

Pine Forest Country Club
Summerville, SC
5 BR, 6 BA, 4400 SQ FT, 0.4 ACRES
Built in 1999

Bring your BUTLER because that is all that is needed!! The curb appeal is definitely a WOW factor and then ther…

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