Daniel Island
Charleston, South Carolina Homes for Sale

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$199,900 to $5,750,000
  • Closed Prices:$140,000 to $4,250,000
  • Median Sale Price:$610,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$284
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home
  • Age:1997 to 2021
  • Sq. Ft.:638 to 9,411Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:0 to 7Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 9Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes:0 - 5+ acres

Where to Live

Anywhere on Daniel Island is a good spot to be. As most residents will tell you, the neighborhood is a short drive from everything. Downtown Charleston is roughly a 20-minute drive from Daniel Island, but the area also has a quaint downtown that’s all its own. There, you’ll find condominiums that allow you to walk to everything, but if space and serenity is what you seek, consider any of the “park” communities centered around schools, churches, and places of business.

Price Vibes

Daniel Island offers a good number of affordably priced homes in addition to a selection of grand estates in the multimillion-dollar range. You’ll generally find a greater square footage per dollar in Daniel Island than on the Chucktown peninsula.

Where to Eat

Daniel Island residents love a good pizza, as evidenced by the plethora of pizza parlors and eateries in the area. If you’re looking for something more Lowcountry, try Laura Alberts—their crab cakes are delicious, and they offer fantastic dinner-to-go options.

What You’ll See

Families and retirees alike have flocked to this area. Daniel Island is home to many former northerners who’ve laid claim to their own little slice of southern heaven. They come for the great weather, hospitality, and gorgeous homes, but they find they find so much more. Daniel Island homes emulate Old World charm of Charleston with Carolina Lowcountry style.

Friday Night Fun

Daniel Island is not where you’d elect to have a bar crawl, but it is a great spot for a casual drink or date. If you seek family-oriented activities, you’ll find no shortage of those here. From local school and club athletic events to getting out and enjoying one of the area’s many marshes and rivers, you’ll spend a laid-back Friday enjoying yourself on Daniel Island.

The Perfect Sunday

Enjoy a lunch with friends and neighbors, hit the farmer’s market, or spend some time kayaking or fishing on a gorgeous Daniel Island Sunday. Southerners know how to relax and take it easy. If you’re a golfer, check out the nationally ranked courses at Daniel Island Club.

Transportation Options

You’ll likely need a car get by on Daniel Island. Though certain areas are walkable, you’ll often need to island-hop or head to Charleston every now and then. Thankfully, parking and space are aplenty.

Locals Love

Tranquil environment • Kind neighbors • Island lifestyle.

Locals Don't Love

Car-dependent • Limited gas stations • Limited grocery stores.


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