James Island- A Great Catch!

James Island South Carolina home            Keith and Kim Pruitt, Charleston SC Realtors

James Island real estate is offered in a wide selection of housing from comfortable, older neighborhoods to fresh, newly developed areas. Many real estate developments are centered around the abundant natural beauty. James Island, an established island community, is bounded by Charleston Harbor to the east and the Clark Sound to the south. The Stono River borders the western side of the island. James Island is located west of peninsular Charleston. Driving over tidal creeks and marshes on the James Island Connector offers spectacular views of Charleston's harbor and peninsula. Shopping on James Island can be found on Folly Road (SC 171). Due to the convenience and accessibility of downtown, James Island South Carolina has seen an upsurge in residential development. James Island is served by the Charleston County School District.

james island, South Carolina

For those people who like to fish, living in the Charleston area is a dream come true! Many different fish are available to inshore fishermen and include spotted seatrout, red drum, black drum, flounders, whiting, Spanish and king mackerel, sheepshead and crevalle jack. Summer fishing is slower compared to spring and fall and is better at dusk and dawn when temperatures are a little cooler. During this time of the year, estuaries and coastal waters are filled with a variety of bait fishes and shrimp which are preyed upon by game fish. As a result, live baits will catch more fish than artificial lures at this time. Offshore fishing yields an infinite variety, including everything from sea bass on the reefs to blue marlin in the Gulf Stream.

james island , SC Local Information

What are some of James Island's new home communities?
Country Club, Country Club II, Marlborough, Riverland Terrace, Seaside Plantation, Stiles Point Plantation, Affirmation Oaks, Woodward Point.

What is the average cost of a single family home in James Island, SC?
James Island | Single Family Homes $260,185

What area attractions does James Island SC offer?
James Island County Park provides access to the Stono River for fishing and crabbing. Bike paths, walking trails, rollerblading and pedal boats are popular. The park offers 643 acres with 124 camping sites, picnic facilities, miles of paved trails, and equipment rentals. Two of the most popular attractions are Splash Zone, a family fun seasonal water park, a 50ft. climbing wall (instructionis available) and a Spray & Play water jet.


        Bambi Magraw

A Piece of History

Fort Lamar photo
Fort Lamar

Why we love it: Located on 14 acres on James Island is one of the most important Civil War Sites in the State, Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve. This is where the Battle of Secessionville took place on June 16, 1862. A short trail takes you to remnants of original 1862 bombproofs, the site of the first shot of the battle of Secessionville, the remains of dry moats and many other historic features of this preserve. Fort Lamar is open for self guided tours from dawn to dusk every day. {www.dnr.sc.gov}










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