Aug 28, 2019

William Means Guide to West Side

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Nestled on the western side of the downtown Charleston peninsula, the West Side neighborhood has evolved into an inviting, charming neighborhood with convenient access to the best amenities in downtown. From quintessential Charleston architecture to favorite local restaurants to beautiful parks, West Side is a hidden gem among Charleston’s boroughs.

Diverse Architecture. West Side offers a delightful mix of charming 1920’s-30’s homes and new developments with the best modern amenities. Strolling along the quiet residential streets, you will notice many Charleston Single-style homes and quaint cottages that evokes the essence of Southern hospitality with classic piazzas.

Shopping and Dining. Enjoy European dishes at Purlieu, Asian fusion at Xiao Bao Biscuit, and oysters at Leon’s – the neighborhood is home to a dynamic culinary scene to satisfy every palate. Many residents enjoy walking and biking to their favorite nearby establishments.

Low Maintenance Living. For those who prefer low maintenance living, West Side is a wonderful neighborhood. Most properties offer modest yard space with enough room for al fresco dining and space for kids and pets to enjoy, but with an intimate and private feel.

Green Spaces. Hampton Park, Allan Park, Brittlebank Park, and the Jack Adams Tennis Courts are just a sampling of the beautiful parks to enjoy in and around the neighborhood. With considerable green space to explore, dog walking, jogging, walking and bicycling are popular activities.

Central Location. Minutes from the Medical University of South Carolina, Upper King Street, the new West Edge development and Publix, West Side is perfect for those seeking a friendly neighborhood with convenient access to downtown amenities and activities.

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