Summerville SC Homes & Real Estate

History, culture and comfortable small-town life come together in Summerville, South Carolina. If you're looking for a relaxing, friendly atmosphere, outdoor pursuits and great schools to send your children to, a Summerville home should definitely be in your future.

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Summerville, SC Neighborhoods

Summerville neighborhoods are beautifulSummerville neighborhoods are some of the more popular for the area.  Having all different types to choose from with newer neighborhoods, old established quiet communities, to very active Summerville communities.  There are also neighborhoods within walking distance to the old historic section of Summerville and a few 55+ communities as well.  Find more information on Summerville communities.

New Homes in Summerville

Summerville New ConstructionNew construction homes are very popular in Summerville.  With low prices and Summerville's large surface area, this allows for great expansion and new opportunities to own new construction.  New home communities in Summerville seem to be popping up much quicker than other areas of Charleston.  View all new homes in Summerville for sale.

Summerville Condos & Townhomes

Summerville CondosMany people enjoy the option of purchasing a Summerville condo or townhome, rather than a single family home.  With little or no maintenance, one can enjoy a condo here in Summerville and concern themselves more with lifestyle and amenities, rather than upkeep.  Tennis, golf, 25 minutes to the beaches, and low prices draw people into buying a condo in Summerville.  View all Summerville condos for sale.

Lots and Vacant Land

Summerville Land for SaleOpportunities are plentiful to purchase a lot for your new home, or land for your estate.  Once again, Summerville is a very large area, so limitations are not seen here.   Purchase your lot or large land tract now, and see the value increase over time when you're ready to build your dream house.  View Summerville lots and vacant land for sale.

Summerville Foreclosures

Summerville Foreclosure HouseThere are plenty of opportunities to purchase a foreclosure or bank owned property in Summerville.  Foreclosures in Summerville are typically listed by banks for 85% of value, which means a great bargain can be had.  Be aware that most foreclosures will be an "as is" sale, and banks will do no repairs.  Search Summerville foreclosures.

Summerville Short Sales

Summerville Short SaleShort sales in Summerville mean opportunity for buyers.  When a seller owes more than the house is worth, the bank may agree to sell "short" of what is owed.  Short sales are typically taking anywhere from 2 to 4 months to close, so make sure you have a backup plan, or do not need to move immediately.  Search all Summerville short sales.

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More About Summerville, SC

Summerville is a town in the state of South Carolina, USA. It is located in Dorchester County, about 24 miles northwest of Charleston, the largest city in the state. Summerville is known for its historic downtown area, which features a number of shops, restaurants, and other businesses. The town is also home to a number of parks and outdoor recreational facilities, and is a popular destination for tourists and visitors.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a population of around 45,537 as of 2020. Summerville covers an area of around 55.2 square miles, and has a median home value of around $217,100. The town is known for its historic downtown area, abundance of parks and outdoor recreational facilities, and easy access to the city of Charleston. Some notable attractions in Summerville include Azalea Park, Summerville Dorchester Museum, and the Flowertown Festival.

A Look at the Options in Summerville

Real estate in Summerville is rich and varied, allowing many choices in living space for the single, family or retiree. New construction in planned communities is becoming popular and golf communities in Summerville are in high demand. Family-oriented neighborhoods are everywhere, as many people are taking advantage of Summerville's highly rated schools.

Botanical gardens and plantations are only a few of the outdoor offerings of Summerville. Dorchester Colonial State Park supports all manner of activities, from horseback riding to kayaking. Four golf courses offer the finest in South Carolina fairways to Summerville golfers. And, of course, nearly every part of Summerville has a nod to the past, whether it be a museum or one of the many buildings on the Historic Register.

Summerville history began back in the late 1600s, with the colonization of the Charleston SC area. Homes were built in Summerville in the early 1800s. The community was incorporated in 1847 to protect the pine trees that shielded the residents from the summer heat and were thought at the time to guard against malaria. The first ordinance, brought about in 1848, was to restrict the amount of trees cut in the area and is the oldest law of its kind still on the books.

It is also known for its historic downtown area and abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. Some possible things to do in Summerville include visiting Azalea Park, exploring the shops and restaurants in the town's historic downtown area, attending the Flowertown Festival, and hiking or biking on the Sawmill Branch Trail.

Summerville Schools

Summerville is a town in the state of South Carolina, USA. It is served by the Dorchester District 2 School District, which operates a number of public schools in the area. Some of the notable schools in Summerville include:

  • Summerville High School
  • Rollings Middle School of the Arts
  • Alston Middle School
  • Summerville Elementary School
  • Pinehurst Elementary School
  • Oakbrook Elementary School
  • Knightsville Elementary School
  • Sand Hill Elementary School

Additionally, there are a number of private schools in the town, including Pinewood Preparatory School, Summerville Catholic School, and Dorchester Academy.

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