James Island is a city/town located in Charleston SC, and although most people locally know it as James Island it is still technically Charleston. If you go from downtown Charleston over the James Island connector on your way to Folly Beach you will go straight through James Island. Probably the second most desired suburb other than Mt Pleasant, of ones closest to the city, James Island’s proximity to downtown and Folly Beach make it a popular place to live. About 10% on avg cheaper than Mt Pleasant to live James Island has just about anything you could want in a home, the only thing they lack as compared to Mt Pleasant are true country club communities, whereas Mount Pleasant has four. James Island SC has just about all the real estate housing options one could want: waterfront homes, condos, new construction, and townhouses are abundant on James Island for sale. 

Schools: Harbor View elementary, James Island, Murray LaSaine, Stile Point elementary; Camp Road Middle. James Island (Charter) High School, Nativity School K-8 (private), Fort Johnson middle school, The O’Quinne School

Approximately there are 7500 homes on Charleston’s James Island community. 

Real Estate Statistics

Total Listings:
339
Average Price:
$487,204
Highest Listing Price:
$6,495,000
Average Days On Market:
96
Average Price/Sqft:
$244

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ABOUT JAMES ISLAND, CHARLESTON SC

James Island was once a rural area with a few antebellum plantations, Ft Lamar (now a neighborhood) and the Battle of Secessionville site until the 1940s, when Riverland Terrace opened with small homes in woods along Wappoo Creek. This new very desirable suburban community south of Charleston is the main route to Folly Beach, but boomed when the James Island Connector to and from downtown Charleston opened in the 1990s. Close-knit neighborhoods off Harbor View, Folly, Camp and Fort Johnson roads, Maybank Highway and Riverland Drive mark the island, which includes the town of James Island and portions of the city of Charleston and unincorporated Charleston County. The Country Club of Charleston was one of the first major neighborhoods on James Island, and the golf course will host the U.S. Women’s Open in 2019. James Island County Park and Charleston Municipal Golf Course are also mainstays of the island, which connects by bridge to Charleston, Folly Beach and Johns Island. Sunset Park with its own Charleston Harbor beach sits off Fort Johnson Road, which is also home to the state Department of Natural Resources center. 

 

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