Jan 08, 2020

William Means Guide to Sullivan’s Island

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A beautiful, unspoiled barrier island just 15 minutes to downtown Charleston, Sullivan’s Island offers the best of coastal living with incredible local restaurants, panoramic water views and majestic beach homes. Discover why the Lowcountry is enamored with Sullivan’s Island.

Laid-Back Atmosphere. Home to just 2,000 residents, the island offers a leisurely lifestyle not found elsewhere in the greater Charleston region. From strolling on the beach to biking on quiet residential streets to kayaking and boating on the Intracoastal Waterway, there is no shortage of activities on Sullivan’s Island.

Beachfront Living. Pristine beaches draw visitors from all over the Charleston area – you’ll find sunbathers, sailboaters, kite-flyers, and runners alike on the wide beachfront. The beach also offers panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Fort Sumter and Charleston Harbor.

Elegant Homes. Spacious beachfront homes with sparkling pools, wide screened porches and stunning architecture take advantage of all aspects of island living, while charming cottages offer an escape from busy everyday life. Sullivan’s Island homes are admired by all!

Unique Eateries. From Southern barbecue at Fiery Ron’s HomeTeam to burgers at Poe’s Tavern to seafood and pasta at The Obstinate Daughter, the island has something to tantalize every palate. Don’t forget about Republic Ice Cream after an afternoon on the beach!

Rich History. Incorporated in 1870 as Moultrieville, the island has a long military history of protecting the Charleston Harbor. On the southern end of the island, restored Fort Moultrie offers an incredible opportunity to learn about American seacoast defense through World War II.

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