James Island
Charleston, South Carolina Homes for Sale

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$135,000 to $3,350,000
  • Closed Prices:$102,000 to $5,250,000
  • Median Sale Price:$353,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$220
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home
  • Age:1923 to 2021
  • Sq. Ft.:691 to 7,295Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 6Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 8Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes:0 - 5+ acres

Homes for Sale

Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.

Where to Live

James Island is ideally situated. It’s close enough to Charleston to commute for work or play, but far enough removed that residents aren’t inundated with the busyness of downtown.

Price Vibe

James Island offers homes at a variety of price points, including newer homes that are both beautiful and affordable. This neighborhood is ideal for those looking for a lower-cost, spacious home in an area with a great community feel.

Where to Eat

Brunch and breakfast are cause to celebrate in this neighborhood, with a few fantastic options to choose from. Try the eggs ala capista at the Edison James Island or brunch staples like stuffed challah french toast or the “Bill Murray” at Hen and the Goat. There are plenty of low-key lunch and dinner options here as well, including Italian, seafood, and American fare spots, many of them conveniently located along Folly Road.

What You’ll See

Families, visitors, and beautiful scenery. James Island has a rich history and attractions that bring in out-of-towners, but you can also expect to see familiar faces, gorgeous homes, and plenty of open space.

Friday Night Fun

James Island is a busy community that hosts a variety of community-wide events, so locals can hit the town for an event or kick back on a porch and enjoy a cocktail and the sunset. If you’re looking for a night out, head over to Charleston Crab House to enjoy some delicious seafood with a view of Wappoo Creek.

A Perfect Sunday

James Island County Park is where it’s at. The park offers open meadows, fishing and crabbing spots, a dog park, paved trails for biking and walking, picnic areas and more. The park also hosts a handful of events, including the annual Holiday Festival of Lights, music festivals, and marathons. Residents are only a short drive from Folly Beach, home to restaurants, camping spots, and plenty of water activities and rentals.

Transportation Options

You’ll very likely need a car or two for your family here on James Island. Though certain areas are walkable, you’ll probably want to island-hop or head to Charleston every now and then. There’s no shortage of parking and space, so load up your vehicles and bring the whole crew down.

Locals Love

James Island County Park • Conveniently located grocery stores • Island living.

Locals Don't Love

Zoning • Construction • Traffic.


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