Feb 05, 2020

William Means Guide to Walkable Neighborhoods

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The Charleston metro area is growing three times faster than the U.S. population average according to the CRDA with 28 new residents moving to the area every single day. It’s easy to see what draws people to Charleston; the beautiful beaches, mild temperatures, rich history, dynamic culinary scene and stunning architecture. The Charleston area also boasts numerous walkable neighborhoods where residents enjoy shopping, dining, and outdoor and recreational activities just steps from their front door. Explore some of our favorite walkable neighborhoods!

South of Broad. Charleston’s most prestigious neighborhood, comprised of stunning historic homes and punctuated by cobblestone streets and charming gardens, is steps from downtown’s most sought-after amenities. Enjoy the sea breeze at White Point Garden or the Battery, and visit the bank, a charming boutique, and Burbage’s Grocery for coffee all on the same block.

Harleston Village. Classic Charleston single-style homes with charming piazzas line quiet residential streets in this historic downtown neighborhood. Popular Colonial Lake, Moultrie Playground and tennis courts, Queen Street Grocery, Second State Coffee and the King Street shopping district are just steps away.

Avondale and Byrnes Downs. Tucked away in West Ashley just off of Savannah Highway, Avondale and Byrnes Downs neighborhoods feature charming cottages, many of them renovated. Enjoy close proximity to the West Ashley Greenway and breweries, restaurants and shops in these walkable neighborhoods.

I’On. An award-winning Mount Pleasant neighborhood, I’On is highly desired for its classic Charleston architecture, beautiful lakes and canals, and premier neighborhood amenities. Walk to the I’On Club to enjoy swimming and tennis, or visit restaurants and small businesses at I’On Square.

The Groves. Centrally located between Highway 17 and Coleman Boulevard, The Groves features spacious Southern-style homes and beautiful mature oak trees. Close to Shem Creek, excellent restaurants, and grocery stores, this neighborhood offers proximity to Mount Pleasant’s best amenities.

Explore homes for sale in these walkable neighborhoods.

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