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James Island, South Carolina

James Island, Just across the river from Charleston, has a long history of conflict. Early on the morning of April 12, 1861, Confed­erate troops in Fort Johnson, on the northern tip of the island opened fire on the Union forces in Fort Sumter, sparking the bloodiest war in Ameri­can history.

In fact, James Island was the primary battleground throughout the war, serving as a buffer between the Union-held barrier islands and the James Island, South Carolina - a photo taken at a park inCharleston peninsula. And it was from James Island that Union troops bombarded the residents of Charles­ton until the conclusion of hostilities.

But there is more to James Island than battles. It is home to McLeod Plantation, which was built in 1854 and still has intact slave cabins, as well as the Seashore Farmer’s Lodge Hall. Dedicated to preserving the heritage of the island, a 53-year-old tradition has been revived—the Island Heritage Festival, which showcases some of the island’s most historic sites. It also honors the Gullah traditions, which came about as African culture blended with that of early European settlers.

James Island remained largely rural until the 1960s but has since grown to be a desirable residential area. It is a family-oriented community, offering a wide variety of housing from comfortable older neighborhoods surrounded by Spanish moss-draped oaks and mounds of azaleas to newer, more upscale developments. Its proximity to Folly Beach and Charleston appeals to retirees and young families. The James Island connector has encouraged a strong surge in residential development since its completion. Many homes are sited along the tidal creeks and marshlands found throughout the island.

Not only is the island located within minutes of downtown Charleston, it is also a short drive from beautiful and eclectic Folly Beach, also known as the “edge of America.” It is also famous for the Festival of Lights held each Christ­mas at the James Island County Park. People come from all over the Low­country to see the spectacular light displays and holiday village.

Throughout the year, the James Island County Park offers residents walking trails, a water park, camp­grounds and other recreational activities.

Properties for Sale in James Island, SC

281 Listings - Page#: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15
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$7,395,000 • Active • 7200 sqft
4 Country Club Drive, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 5 Baths: 6 Full, 2 Half
Listing Office:
MLS# 19001321


$6,350,000 • Active • 7000 sqft
1926 Maybank, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 6 Baths: 7 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Handsome Properties, Inc.
MLS# 17028208


$5,200,000 • Active • 4000 sqft
2170 Wappoo Hall, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 5 Baths: 4 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Carolina One Real Estate
MLS# 18009526


$2,600,000 • Active • 6853 sqft
2186 Wappoo Hall, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 6 Baths: 4 Full, 2 Half
Listing Office: Keller Williams Realty Charleston
MLS# 18029406


$2,375,000 • Active • 4677 sqft
720 Jim Isle, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 5 Baths: 4 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: The Cassina Group
MLS# 18007514


$2,000,000 • Active Contingent • 1545 sqft
125 Stono, James Island, SC 29412
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: William Means Real Estate, LLC
MLS# 19000109


$1,775,000 • Active • 4255 sqft
685 Shore, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Read & Read Inc. REALTORS
MLS# 18013879


$1,749,000 • Active • 4281 sqft
1205 Seaside Plantation, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Handsome Properties, Inc.
MLS# 18004081


$1,399,999 • Active • 3762 sqft
897 Kushiwah Creek, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 4 Baths: 4 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Matt O’Neill Real Estate
MLS# 18029855


$1,299,900 • Active • 3562 sqft
1479 Eutaw Battalion, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 4 Baths: 4 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office:
MLS# 18017102


$1,299,000 • Active • 3480 sqft
674 Cedar Point, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 4 Baths: 4 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: The Boulevard Company, LLC
MLS# 18033380


$1,196,000 • Active • 3441 sqft
939 Paul Revere, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 5 Baths: 4 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Carolina One Real Estate
MLS# 18024484


$1,000,000 • Active • 3570 sqft
2182 Parkway, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 4 Baths: 4 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Dunes Properties of Chas Inc
MLS# 18031385


$999,900 • Active • 2237 sqft
2360 Sol Legare, James Island, SC 29412
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Ralph Edwards & Assoc
MLS# 19000465


$975,000 • Active • 3773 sqft
2033 Frampton, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 3 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty
MLS# 19000449


$925,000 • Active • 3193 sqft
915 Paul Revere, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 4 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: William Means Real Estate, LLC
MLS# 18030873


$899,900 • Active • 3200 sqft
2035 Wappoo Hall, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 6 Baths: 3 Full, 2 Half
Listing Office: Keller Williams Realty Charleston
MLS# 18031788


$889,900 • Active • 3300 sqft
1149 Hills Plantation, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 4 Baths: 4 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office:
MLS# 18027064


$869,900 • Active • 4555 sqft
871 Treasury Bend, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 6 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Easterlin Company
MLS# 18005328


$850,000 • Active • 1260 sqft
1618 Harbor View, Charleston, SC 29412
Beds: 2 Baths: 1 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Carolina Real Estate Connection, LLC
MLS# 19000993


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