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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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1902 Palmetto, Edisto Beach, SC, 29438

6 Beds 5 Baths 3250 Sqft
Beautiful professionaly furnished custom built front beach house located on one of the best lots at Edisto, with three stop elevator and a swimming pool. The home has 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths plus...
Beautiful professionaly furnished custom built front beach house located on one of the best lots at Edisto, with three stop elevator and a swimming pool. The home has 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths plus...
$ 2,299,000

1365 Pelican Watch Villa, Seabrook Island, SC, 29455

1 Beds 2 Baths 906 Sqft
Beautifully decorated, lower level, oceanfront villa with panoramic water vistas. Step out to boardwalk - easy access to beach and club amenities. Light, bright and spacious villa with updated...
Beautifully decorated, lower level, oceanfront villa with panoramic water vistas. Step out to boardwalk - easy access to beach and club amenities. Light, bright and spacious villa with updated...
$ 299,000
Price Drop
(-6.5%)

4431 Sea Forest, Kiawah Island, SC, 29455

2 Beds 2 Baths 1002 Sqft
This 3rd floor 2 bedroom oceanfront villa showcases elevated ceilings and beautiful ocean views. The villa features a calming color palette, soaring ceilings and abundant natural light in the main...
This 3rd floor 2 bedroom oceanfront villa showcases elevated ceilings and beautiful ocean views. The villa features a calming color palette, soaring ceilings and abundant natural light in the main...
$ 719,000

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

1502 Ocean Club, Isle Of Palms, SC, 29451

4 Beds 4 Baths 2809 Sqft
Ocean Club Penthouse Right on the Ocean Recently Renovated. One of the Premier Complexes in the Southeast Ocean Club. A Gated Community within a Gated Community. See the Ocean from the minute you...
Ocean Club Penthouse Right on the Ocean Recently Renovated. One of the Premier Complexes in the Southeast Ocean Club. A Gated Community within a Gated Community. See the Ocean from the minute you...
$ 1,695,000

126 Palmetto, Edisto Beach, SC, 29438

4 Beds 3 Baths 1800 Sqft
Best Buy on Single Family Beachfront Home on Edisto! Located along the shell-strewn beach of the Atlantic Ocean, this 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 1800 + square feet home offers incredible views of sunrises...
Best Buy on Single Family Beachfront Home on Edisto! Located along the shell-strewn beach of the Atlantic Ocean, this 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 1800 + square feet home offers incredible views of sunrises...
$ 798,000

909 Arctic, Folly Beach, SC, 29439

4 Beds 3 Baths 2390 Sqft
Folly Beach at its BEST! New granite counters in kit and baths. This LARGE HOME sits on a FULL LOT & has a modern open floor-plan that is capable of entertaining a large family, many guests or...
Folly Beach at its BEST! New granite counters in kit and baths. This LARGE HOME sits on a FULL LOT & has a modern open floor-plan that is capable of entertaining a large family, many guests or...
$ 1,250,000

3620 Yacht Club, Edisto Beach, SC, 29438

6 Beds 4 Baths 2335 Sqft
Escape to the tip of Edisto Beach with endless views of the St. Helena Sound! 6 Bedroom, 4 bath fully furnished home is offered with many custom details throughout including an open floor plan,...
Escape to the tip of Edisto Beach with endless views of the St. Helena Sound! 6 Bedroom, 4 bath fully furnished home is offered with many custom details throughout including an open floor plan,...
$ 787,000

1717 E Ashley, Folly Beach, SC, 29439

3 Beds 1 Baths 940 Sqft
Lovely ocean front cottage. 3 bedroom 1 bath up upper floor and a downstairs bath for clean after that ocean swim. Home has a front screen porch all the way across the home. Deck out toward the...
Lovely ocean front cottage. 3 bedroom 1 bath up upper floor and a downstairs bath for clean after that ocean swim. Home has a front screen porch all the way across the home. Deck out toward the...
$ 860,000
Price Drop
(-1.6%)

121 E 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

201 W 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

13101 Pelican Watch Villa, Seabrook Island, SC, 29455

1 Beds 2 Baths 906 Sqft
Amazing ocean front location! Lower level villa with spectacular, unobstructed ocean and river views and the boardwalk is steps away from your back door. Enjoy beautiful sunsets, the trawling...
Amazing ocean front location! Lower level villa with spectacular, unobstructed ocean and river views and the boardwalk is steps away from your back door. Enjoy beautiful sunsets, the trawling...
$ 319,900
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