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Oceanfront Homes in Charleston SC | Charleston SC homes for sale on the ocean or ocean view

Living on the ocean in Charleston SC is pretty much most people’s reason for visiting and living here in the Low-country.beach communities charleston sc The Charleston SC communities by or on the ocean consist of Isle of Palms and Wild Dunes, Folly Beach, Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, Sullivan’s Island and Edisto Island. Different from the beach lifestyle of Myrtle Beach the low-country as it called locally because of it’s relation to sea level is more laid back, and less commercial, and subsequently the prices of homes are a little more expensive. With Kiawah Island and Sullivan’s Island oceanfront properties being the most expensive. Much to the dismay of people there aren’t any $100,000 beachfront homes in Charleston, they just simply don’t exist. If you don’t mind owning a fractional property in Charleston on the beach, well then $100,000 will get you a slice of heaven.

   

Sullivan's IslandIsle of PalmsKiawah IslandFolly BeachSeabrook IslandEdisto Beach
Sullivan’s Island is probably the area’s most desired public beach communities because it’s not gated, sullivans island sc beachfront homes it’s quiet, and it has it’s own little town feeling where you can drive your golf cart around once on the island. Mount Pleasant, the close suburbia town just on the other side of the Ben Sawyer bridge is close enough that the home owners of Sullivan’s Island can get off the island for a night on the town, bite to eat at a nice restaurant, see a movie, or go shopping without any hassle. Prices for homes on Sullivan’s island start in the $450’s for a small virtually never available condo to well over $3 Million for beachfront homes on Sullivan’s Island. Don’t get too excited as there are only a few condos on the entire island. Once considered one of the most expensive per capita places to live in the U.S., Sullivan’s Island homes rarely come to market because the demand is so high, and thus property values remain high, and oceanfront homes usually only total a few at most on the market at any given time.
Isle of Palms SC, or I.O.P as the locals call it has been a favorite for vacationers since the island was developed in the 80’s. Home to the very well known and beloved Wild beachfront homes isle of palms sc Dunes Resort, the Isle of Palms has a nice public beach with parking for most, 5 nice restaurants, hotels, shops, bars, and beach time fun. Just at the end of the apply named Isle of Palms connector the island splits into two sides, and at the end of the left side is Wild Dunes, and on the right is more of the island with the bridge to Sullivan’s Island at the end. Oceanfront homes on Isle of Palms SC start over $1 Million as you can imagine and go up to over $3 Million. There are beachfront condos on Isle of Palms as well on the island however most of them exist inside the gates of the Wild Dunes resort. As one can guess beachfront homes in Wild Dunes cost more than those outside the resort.  
If you haven’t ever been to Kiawah Island I suggest you at least visit once in your life as it truly is one of the most beautiful places you’ll ever see. So it’s no wonder that there are many celebrities that own homes  in thebeachfront homes kiawah island luxury gated resort community of Kiawah. Beachfront homes on Kiawah can start as high as $5 Million, and so can a lot without a home built. Just like you’d expect there are condos on such a palatial resort too, and luckily the beachfront condos on Kiawah are more affordable. There are pricey costs associated with buying homes on Kiawah Island that one must consider if you aren’t used to owning in a high-end luxury environment. With this being one of the United States most exclusive gated communities there are fees, and dues that aren’t standard in a traditional neighborhood.
Considered to be the most fun, hip, and “party type” of the beach communities in Charleston, Folly Beach offers all the fun and excitement you could want. Located just at the end of Folly road down that runs through James Island, Folly Beach is what some call the “Myrtle Beach” of Charleston. beachfront homes folly beach Real estate is more affordable on Folly Beach than the other beach communities, and luckily that means so are the beachfront homes on Folly. There are many condos to choose from on Folly Beach and a few beachfront condos on Folly Beach that occasionally be offered below $500,000. Folly Beach is home to the “washout”, the place where local surfer congregate when the waves are favorable. There are a few nice restaurants on Folly, and a handful of “drinking holes” that locals love to frequent.
Seabrook Island is one of Charleston’s gated communities next to Kiawah Island with 2.5 miles of gorgeous beach, offering two amazing golf courses, tennis facilities, condos & villas, golf homes, and wildlife everywhere. Just at the end of John’s Island, Seabrook unlike Kiawah is a welcoming non-resort style development more similar to Wild Dunes. There are a good many regular full time residents as well as visitors vacationing on the island throughout the year. However, Seabrook is much quieter than Wild Dunes resort, and less private luxury than Kiawah so real estate is more affordable. Beachfront homes on Seabrook Island are more affordable as compared to Kiawah and because of its location there are also more deep waterfront homes on Seabrook Island.
Edisto Beach is located in Colleton County just between Beaufort and Charleston SC. Considered to be South Carolina’s only remaining “uncommercialized” beach settlements. With under 1000 full time residents Edisto Beach is a small coastal community that offers access to deep water rivers, intracoastal rivers and creek, as well as gorgeous beachfront living.

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201 Arctic, Folly Beach, SC, 29439

4 Beds 4 Baths 1816 Sqft
This is the best value for an oceanfront condominium near Charleston with some of the best views on the East Coast. The building was totally renovated in 2007 and has the lowest insurance rates for...
This is the best value for an oceanfront condominium near Charleston with some of the best views on the East Coast. The building was totally renovated in 2007 and has the lowest insurance rates for...
$ 949,000

810 Ocean, Isle of Palms, SC, 29451

6 Beds 5 Baths 3765 Sqft
Just this side of heaven! This perfect beachhome is well-designed, well-built, well-maintained, well-decorated, well-what-are-you-waiting-for? If you see any oceanfront home in Charleston, you must...
Just this side of heaven! This perfect beachhome is well-designed, well-built, well-maintained, well-decorated, well-what-are-you-waiting-for? If you see any oceanfront home in Charleston, you must...
$ 3,949,000
New Construction

2914 Palm, Isle of Palms, SC, 29451

8 Beds 7 Baths 6100 Sqft
RARE beach front property on Isle of Palms that is one of the few remaining on the Ocean at .81 of acre. This is an offer to build this fantastic home. Don't miss the opportunity to have a brand new...
RARE beach front property on Isle of Palms that is one of the few remaining on the Ocean at .81 of acre. This is an offer to build this fantastic home. Don't miss the opportunity to have a brand new...
$ 5,795,000
Golf

1341 Pelican Watch Villas, Seabrook Island, SC, 29455

1 Beds 2 Baths 906 Sqft
This villa is on the first floor and has a Million Dollar view. Some updating has been done with granite counters in the baths; one with shower and one with bath/shower.The kitchen has stainless...
This villa is on the first floor and has a Million Dollar view. Some updating has been done with granite counters in the baths; one with shower and one with bath/shower.The kitchen has stainless...
$ 297,000

714 Palmetto, Edisto Island, SC, 29438

4 Beds 3 Baths 1495 Sqft
Your classic cottage by the sea! Enjoy charms of yester-year (like heart pine walls and ceilings!) made more comfortable by today's conveniences in this 4BR/3BA home overlooking the Atlantic Ocean....
Your classic cottage by the sea! Enjoy charms of yester-year (like heart pine walls and ceilings!) made more comfortable by today's conveniences in this 4BR/3BA home overlooking the Atlantic Ocean....
$ 849,000

2602 Palm, Isle of Palms, SC, 29451

6 Beds 6 Baths 4523 Sqft
Fantastic opportunity to own a custom built and recently updated oceanfront home quietly nestled among beautiful live oaks on Palm Boulevard. Sited on a 1.1-acre ocean front lot and offering 6...
Fantastic opportunity to own a custom built and recently updated oceanfront home quietly nestled among beautiful live oaks on Palm Boulevard. Sited on a 1.1-acre ocean front lot and offering 6...
$ 5,000,000

12 Surf, Isle of Palms, SC, 29451

4 Beds 3 Baths 2300 Sqft
BEST BEACHFRONT BARGAIN ON ISLE OF PALMS! Forgot your sunscreen? No worries. You're only steps away from retrieving it from this colorful upscale oceanfront cottage in the established & well...
BEST BEACHFRONT BARGAIN ON ISLE OF PALMS! Forgot your sunscreen? No worries. You're only steps away from retrieving it from this colorful upscale oceanfront cottage in the established & well...
$ 2,750,000
Golf

317 C Shipwatch, Isle of Palms, SC, 29451

3 Beds 3 Baths 1322 Sqft
Renovated three bedroom, three bathroom oceanfront condo. The master bedroom and living area have beautiful ocean views from this third floor unit. Kitchen features granite counters, updated...
Renovated three bedroom, three bathroom oceanfront condo. The master bedroom and living area have beautiful ocean views from this third floor unit. Kitchen features granite counters, updated...
$ 685,000

1653 Ashley, Folly Beach, SC, 29439

4 Beds 2 Baths 2200 Sqft
Here is your chance to own a 4 BR oceanfront home on Folly Beach that will hold a large family, performs well on a rental program, and doesn't break the bank. Enjoy the sunrise and seascapes from...
Here is your chance to own a 4 BR oceanfront home on Folly Beach that will hold a large family, performs well on a rental program, and doesn't break the bank. Enjoy the sunrise and seascapes from...
$ 1,070,000
Price Drop
(-1.59%)
Golf

1331 Pelican Watch Villa, Seabrook Island, SC, 29455

1 Beds 2 Baths 906 Sqft
Beautifully updated ocean front condo! Lower level villa with spectacular, unobstructed ocean and river views! The beach access boardwalk is only steps away from your back door! Enjoy beautiful...
Beautifully updated ocean front condo! Lower level villa with spectacular, unobstructed ocean and river views! The beach access boardwalk is only steps away from your back door! Enjoy beautiful...
$ 310,000
Price Drop
(-1.6%)

121 Arctic, Folly Beach, SC, 29439

1 Beds 1 Baths 512 Sqft
Least expensive ocean front property at Folly...kitchen renovation offers stone counter, drawer dishwasher, smooth top stove w/built-in microwave,disposal. Designer back splash.Bathroom update w/new...
Least expensive ocean front property at Folly...kitchen renovation offers stone counter, drawer dishwasher, smooth top stove w/built-in microwave,disposal. Designer back splash.Bathroom update w/new...
$ 369,000
Golf

8 57th, Isle of Palms, SC, 29451

5 Beds 5 Baths 5188 Sqft
You absolutely must see this beautiful beach home located in the very best area of Isle of Palms. It is part of Wild Dunes but outside the gate so not subject to W.D. fees but you do have access to...
You absolutely must see this beautiful beach home located in the very best area of Isle of Palms. It is part of Wild Dunes but outside the gate so not subject to W.D. fees but you do have access to...
$ 4,900,000
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