James Island

Owners of James Island SC real estate appreciate the suburban, almost rural feel of the island, while being only minutes from Downtown Charleston.

James Island homes for sale represent a wide range of opportunities, from older brick ranches to fully modern HOA-managed developments with all the amenities. Homebuyers often choose James Island SC real estate for its "family" atmosphere. James Island hosts a selection of fine schools including charter, parochial and public.

Owners of James Island real estate also enjoy the proximity of James Island County Park. This well-maintained park of over 600 acres offers a playground, biking and nature trails, kayaking and pedal boats, a modern water park, picnic areas, campsites and cottages and a crabbing and fishing dock. In December, the park hosts the Holiday Festival of Lights, a longtime Charleston favorite. And a well-maintained public golf course is right next door.

James Island SC real estate is situated on a sea island just south of Downtown Charleston SC. It is surrounded by the Charleston Harbor, Wappoo Creek and the Stono River, and is laced with tidal creeks. This makes James Island real estate perfect for the homeowner looking for waterfront property. For those just looking for a place to put in, there are several County-maintained public docks and landings, private marinas and a yacht club to satisfy your boating and fishing needs. And Folly Beach, with its pier, beachfront shops, restaurants and fun surfer culture is only ten minutes away.

While James Island real estate is only minutes from Downtown Charleston SC and the retail and dining opportunities of West Ashley, there are also many amenities right on the island itself. James Island retail, dining, entertainment and services are concentrated at James Island's main intersection at Folly Road and Maybank Highway. Here you will find all of the shops, restaurants, cinema and services you would expect in the larger suburbs – as well as the brand new Roper St. Francis medical complex.