Johns Island

The Angel Oak on Johns Island

Located a 15 minute drive from downtown Charleston via West Ashley and over the Stono River lies Johns Island. This island is the second largest island on the eastern seaboard next to Long Island, NY. It can be described as the least developed land mass in the Charleston area. The locals of Johns Island are passionate about limiting growth in order to protect this special place to live.

You’ll find the oldest living thing east of the Mississippi; the Angel Oak tree. “Angel” is not a type of oak, but the name of the family who owned the land it majestically rises from. It is said this Live Oak is thought to be over 1400 years old.

Johns Island has it’s fair share of marshland and tidal creeks running through it. This island will also be your route to Wadmalaw Island, Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island.

Quaint, charming neighborhoods dot the island as do estate size homes and waterfront properties.

Charleston Collegiate School is the island’s only private school and provides private education for pre-school through high school grades.

Check out this special place so close to downtown Charleston but yet offers such a simple way of life.

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Johns Island

Located a 15 minute drive from downtown Charleston via West Ashley and over the Stono River lies Johns Island. This island is the second largest island on the eastern seaboard next to Long Island, NY. It can be described as the least developed land mass in the Charleston area. The locals of Johns Island are passionate… Read More

Daniel Island

The third major section of the City of Charleston is the Peninsular Island across the Copper River named Daniel Island. Thanks to the Cooper River on the west and the Wando River to the east (both shipping ports), until the Mark Clark Expressway (I-526) was constructed in the early 90’s Daniel Island was literally cut off from the rest of Charleston, and even today it has the unique distinction as the only section of the City that is not contiguous with the rest of Charleston, nor is it a part of Charleston County.

North Charleston

Even long-time locals are amazed when they are told or reminded that the city of North Charleston did not even exist before 1972.  With the scenic Ashley River on its western border and the sea-going Cooper River on the right, the city has annexed or redeveloped an extraordinary amount of prime real estate to quickly… Read More

Mount Pleasant

With the third largest population among the municipalities of Greater Charleston (5th in the state), Mount Pleasant is arguably the most popular bedroom community in South Carolina. With the major container ship facility at the Wando Port and tourism providing the bulk of its industry, most Greater Charlestonians would agree that the real business of… Read More

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