James Island SC real estate | Homes for sale on James Island - Charleston SC

With its expanse of tidal creek and marsh front vistas, as well as roadsides lined with ancient live oaks and well-preserved Civil War earthworks, James Island has a feel of rural countryside only minutes from downtown Charleston and artsy Folly Beach. The island name is biblical in origin, and it can be a heavenly experience to enjoy some of its unique home locations.

Exclusive properties border windswept sea island estuaries to the south and magnificent views of Charleston’s skyline to the north. Home to one of America's oldest golf links and most dynamically interactive county parks, a James Island address accentuates the outdoor lure of South Carolina's warm, sunny climate. The Country Club of Charleston moved to the island in the 1920’s, and has wonderful homes nestled between the championship golf course and the Intracoastal Waterway. Down Harbor View Road, the sights are equally spectacular, with exquisite neighborhoods offering grand views of old Charleston just across the Ashley River. From Parrott Creek and neighborhoods along Fort Johnson Road, vistas extend overlooking Morris Island and Cummings Point, where famous Civil War battles were fought and a 1867 Lighthouse still stands majestically at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

In the Secessionville area, properties look out over the Folly River and barrier islands, and winding creeks are filled with fish, crabs, oysters and the opportunity to boat or paddle through nature’s backyard. Around Grimball Road to the South, properties border the beautiful James Island County Park, renowned for its trails and climbing walls and mesmerizing natural areas perfect for family visits.

Along the Stono River and Elliot Cut, waterfront property offers spectacular sunsets over marshes and rivers filled with herons, egrets and ibis, or tucked away beneath giant live oaks decked with trails of Spanish Moss.

Some of the areas best restaurants are James Island locations at J. Paul’s and Mondo’s Delight, and entertain is big-time at The Pour House and the Terrace Theater.

Nearby Porter-Gaud School is one of the most prestigious private academies in the South, boasting National Merit Scholars, as well as outstanding athletics. Among the graduates from Porter-Gaud are comedian Stephen Colbert, business guru Sally Krawcheck, and professional football star Ovie Mughelli. 

 

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  • 782 Canopy Cove Charleston $599,000.00

    782 Canopy Cove · Charleston

    Stunning Custom Built Home ~~ 4 BD, 3.5BA plus FROG & amazing Outdoor Living space ~~ Carolina Oaks

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  • 1708 Brantley Drive Charleston $595,000.00

    1708 Brantley Drive · Charleston

    This offering, located in the City of Charleston, consists of two parcels to be sold together. Owner

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  • 1142 Sea Eagle Watch Charleston $849,000.00

    1142 Sea Eagle Watch · Charleston

    Stunning WATERFRONT home with a dock on Clarks Sound! A quiet water paradise. 4bedroom/3bath with p

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  • 922 Foliage Lane Charleston $731,294.00

    922 Foliage Lane · Charleston

    Rutledge ''E'' home design. Entered for comp. purposes only.

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  • 724 Walkers Landing Road Charleston $619,000.00

    724 Walkers Landing Road · Charleston

    This inviting all brick home in sought after Parrot Bluff on James Island is a must see! Homes in P

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  • 829 Foliage Lane Charleston $590,400.00

    829 Foliage Lane · Charleston

    BRAND NEW PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION! HURRY, LIMITED HOME SITES REMAINING BEFORE NEIGHBORHOOD CLOSE OUT!

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  • 824 Foliage Lane Charleston $569,400.00

    824 Foliage Lane · Charleston

    BRAND NEW PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION! HURRY, LIMITED HOME SITES REMAINING BEFORE NEIGHBORHOOD CLOSE OUT!

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  • 752 Canopy Cove Charleston $525,000.00

    752 Canopy Cove · Charleston

    Located on James Island in an X flood zone (NO lender required flood insurance) AND in the Stiles Po

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  • 2170 Wappoo Hall Road Charleston $5,200,000.00

    2170 Wappoo Hall Road · Charleston

    WATERFRONT ESTATE HOME OF APPROXIMATELY 5000 SQ FT., (4000 IN MAIN HOME, 1000 IN GUEST HOUSE/GARAGE)

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  • 821 Foliage Lane Charleston $571,900.00

    821 Foliage Lane · Charleston

    BRAND NEW PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION! HURRY, LIMITED HOME SITES REMAINING BEFORE NEIGHBORHOOD CLOSE OUT!

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