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Summerville, South Carolina

scenic photo of Summerville, SCLocated amid thick pine forests 30 miles inland from the South Carolina coast, 18th century Summerville was a vacation spot for Charlestonians seeking relief from the oppressive summer humidity and tormenting swarms of mosquitoes.

In the 21st century, a combination of affordable housing, excellent schools, numerous recreational alternatives and charming architecture has made this small city one of the best places to settle down in South Carolina.

Centuries ago, the low incidence of mosquitoes in Summerville was attributed to the pine trees that blanket the area, launching the love affair between the town’s residents and the many species of indigenous pines that thrive in the sandy soil. Meanwhile, as the 19th century gave way to the 20th, the International Congress of Physicians declared Summerville to be one of the best places in the world for people suffering from lung disorders. At the time, the prevailing medical belief was that the powerful scent of pine trees, still omnipresent in the area today, contained special healing properties. Thousands with respiratory ailments flocked to Summerville, and many fell in love with the beauty of the small town and the forests that surround it.

Though it is no longer a destination for people with lung problems, Summerville has remained a popular choice for families and retirees relocating to the sunny South. But to this day, there are laws against cutting down Summerville’s “fever-preventing” pine trees.

For one week every spring, “The Flowertown in the Pines” lives up to its nickname in a big way. The city is awash with color during the annual Flowertown Festival, held during the first week of April. The world-renowned Festival, which draws artists and craftsmen from across the United States, is the second biggest draw in the area, behind Charleston’s Spoleto Festival.

Summerville offers its residents and visitors excellent local eateries and a variety of chain restaurants, retail shopping and health care facilities. The area is by no means short of recreational opportunities, from golf and tennis to hunting, fishing and boating. And the beaches of the Carolina coast are within a 30-minute drive.

The Francis Beidler Forest, owned and operated by the National Audubon Society, is also a short drive away, and, on a rainy day, the Dorchester Museum is home to some of the oldest fossils discovered in South Carolina.

Properties for Sale in Summerville, SC

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$434,900 • Active • 4000 sqft
123 Huckleberry, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 5 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Brand Name Real Estate
MLS# 20000932


$434,565 • Active Contingent • 2355 sqft
725 Myrtle Branch Street, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Carolina Cottage Homes, LLC
MLS# 20001694


$431,475 • Active • 2643 sqft
5500 Alpine, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: D R Horton Inc
MLS# 19033709


$431,445 • Active • 2826 sqft
172 Hewitt, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Weekley Homes L P
MLS# 19030388


$430,000 • Active • 3173 sqft
108 Green Grass, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 5 Baths: 4 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Keller Williams Realty Charleston
MLS# 20005332


$429,900 • Active • 3066 sqft
256 Summers, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 5 Baths: 4 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Carolina One Real Estate
MLS# 19020443


$429,900 • Active • 2274 sqft
474 Woodgate, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Carolina Cottage Homes, LLC
MLS# 20003429


$429,500 • Active • 2524 sqft
408 Magnolia, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 4 Baths: 4 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Brand Name Real Estate
MLS# 19028843


$429,165 • Active • 3415 sqft
108 Dark Hollow, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Dan Ryan Builders South Carolina LLC
MLS# 20002694


$429,000 • Active • 2637 sqft
121 Ashview, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office:
MLS# 19030910


$428,000 • Active • 2127 sqft
307 Great Lawn, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Carolina One Real Estate
MLS# 20004244


$427,429 • Active • 2826 sqft
173 Hewitt, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 4 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Weekley Homes L P
MLS# 19024352


$426,833 • Active • 2734 sqft
138 Rushes Row, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 4 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Dan Ryan Builders South Carolina LLC
MLS# 20002386


$426,500 • Active • 2913 sqft
642 Van Buren, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: AgentOwned Preferred Group
MLS# 19033976


$426,000 • Active • 3197 sqft
100 Wachovia, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 5 Baths: 4 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Brand Name Real Estate
MLS# 19028040


$425,000 • Active • 3854 sqft
311 Carolina, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 5 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Keller Williams Realty Charleston West Ashley
MLS# 20004393


$424,990 • Active • 2547 sqft
2033 Barn Swallow, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: KH Ponds, LLLP
MLS# 19027070


$424,900 • Active • 2250 sqft
3032 Rampart, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 4 Baths: 2 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: D R Horton Inc
MLS# 19029445


$424,900 • Active • 2357 sqft
420 Watergrass, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Brand Name Real Estate
MLS# 20005601


$423,859 • Active Contingent • 4174 sqft
283 Saxony, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 6 Baths: 4 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Carolina One Real Estate
MLS# 19026692


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