Wentworth Hall, Summerville
A few miles northwest of Summerville’s quaint downtown area is the Wentworth Hall community. Located off Old Orangeburg Road, residents can enjoy the advantages of living near shopping, restaurants and some of the best schools in the state of South Carolina.
Constructed by Lennar Corp., the single family homes are part of the Wentworth Hall Peninsula Collection.
There are several home designs that offer open concept floor plans that feature three to five bedrooms and from two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms.
Amenities in Wentworth Hall include a playground, pond and a community pool.
Wentworth Hall is located in the Dorchester District 2 school district which is one of the most desirable and a primary motivator for families with children to move to the area.
DuBose Middle School and William Reeves, Jr. Elementary School are only a half-mile from Wentworth Hall. Older students will attend Summerville High School and for those who prefer private school, the highly-regarded Pinewood Preparatory School is nearby too.
Wentworth Hall has found success as new construction while historic Summerville has maintained its identity as a small town with big ideas.
Late in the 19th century, the International Congress of Physicians declared the town one of the two best places in the world for people suffering from lung disorders, apparently a result of the healing aroma of it ubiquitous pine trees.
Today, though it is one of the largest municipalities in South Carolina, Summerville still basks in its home grown atmosphere, even during the annual three-day Flowertown Festival when more than a quarter-of-a-million people visit to check out the artists, crafts and vendors and pay homage to the azalea.
Charleston, a coastal city with a deep history that includes being the focal point of two wars, is just a short drive down Interstate 26.