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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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$394,990 • Active • 2690 sqft
117 True Grit, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 3 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Dan Ryan Builders South Carolina LLC
MLS# 19019493


$394,000 • Active • 2800 sqft
1640 Wannamaker, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: iSave Realty
MLS# 19021347


$393,900 • Active • 2590 sqft
225 Seaworthy, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 5 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: D R Horton Inc
MLS# 19024448


$391,737 • Active • 2650 sqft
144 Callibluff, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 3 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Eastwood Homes
MLS# 19021868


$390,010 • Active • 3158 sqft
115 True Grit, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 5 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Dan Ryan Builders South Carolina LLC
MLS# 19013310


$389,990 • Active • 2565 sqft
208 Potters Pass, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 2 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Del Webb
MLS# 19001670


$389,990 • Active • 2634 sqft
601 South Pointe, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Dan Ryan Builders South Carolina LLC
MLS# 19022603


$389,900 • Active Contingent • 2835 sqft
104 Holly, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 5 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Gatehouse Realty, LLC
MLS# 19004140


$389,900 • Active Contingent • 2431 sqft
201 Turtle Point, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Keller Williams Realty Charleston
MLS# 19014324


$389,900 • Active • 3641 sqft
402 Dunlin, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office:
MLS# 19018748


$389,000 • Active • 1995 sqft
5560 Alpine, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 4 Baths: 2 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: D R Horton Inc
MLS# 19009477


$388,000 • Active • 2783 sqft
311 Oyster Bay, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: BHHS Southern Coast Real Estate
MLS# 19014594


$387,900 • Active • 2344 sqft
235 Seaworthy, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: D R Horton Inc
MLS# 19018090


$387,900 • Active • 2206 sqft
310 Woodgate, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Carolina One Real Estate
MLS# 19019005


$387,900 • Active • 1869 sqft
218 Bird Song, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office:
MLS# 19021755


$387,225 • Active Contingent • 2700 sqft
1007 Everglade, Summerville, SC 29483
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Carolina One Real Estate
MLS# 19020124


$385,990 • Active • 2086 sqft
2053 Barn Swallow Road, Summerville, SC 29485
Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: KH Ponds, LLLP
MLS# 18021206


$385,010 • Active • 2466 sqft
503 Scholar, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 3 Baths: 2 Full, 1 Half
Listing Office: Weekley Homes L P
MLS# 19017966


$385,000 • Active • 2942 sqft
411 Coastal Bluff, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 3 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: Absolute Realty
MLS# 19004781


$385,000 • Active • 3685 sqft
300 Decatur, Summerville, SC 29486
Beds: 5 Baths: 3 Full, 0 Half
Listing Office: AgentOwned Premiere Group
MLS# 19023112


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