— James Island —

James Island, South Carolina, offers a unique blend of coastal charm and a laid-back lifestyle. Situated just across the harbor from historic Charleston, this island community boasts a diverse range of neighborhoods. You’ll find everything from waterfront estates with stunning marsh views to more affordable, family-friendly areas. The island is known for its friendly and tight-knit community, with a mix of young professionals, families, and retirees.

Residents of James Island enjoy an array of outdoor activities, thanks to its proximity to Folly Beach and several parks. Water sports like kayaking and paddleboarding are popular, while beachcombing and fishing are favorite pastimes. The island also hosts various events and festivals, including the James Island Connector Run and the annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival. With excellent dining options and a vibrant arts scene, James Island offers a perfect balance between the relaxed coastal lifestyle and access to the cultural and culinary delights of nearby Charleston.

James Island

Real Estate

  • $550,000

    Median Sale Price

  • 1.4

    Months of Supply

  • 31

    Average Days on Market

Median Price Trend

James Island

Why We Love It

Sun Setting over The Battery
Strolling the High Battery
Cocktails on the Rooftop
Second Sunday on King Street
Formal Gardens
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Bryan McElveen

Dunes Properties of Charleston SC License Number: 86805