Many options for Summerville SC Real Estate
Residents of Summerville SC can easily describe what a beautiful area awaits those searching for South Carolina real estate here. Located just 30 minutes from historic Charleston SC, Summerville is aptly named the “Flower Town in the Pines” for its blossoming multi-colored azaleas and other springtime flowers scattered among the area’s many public and private gardens. Summerville’s Dorchester II School District is among the best in the state, attracting many new residents looking for South Carolina real estate or real estate in Charleston SC.
Summerville SC has a population of 33,000, and more than 700 local buildings on the National Historic Register. Here, you will find dozens of historic plantations and public gardens, as well as cozy bed and breakfasts ideal for those weekend getaways.
When you think of Southern towns, you probably envision historic homes, Spanish moss-draped trees lining quiet streets, and quaint shopping areas. It’s everything that makes Summerville the quintessential Southern vacation spot … or living area. Prices for Summerville SC real estate average just over $200,000, with your options including small or large homes.
Summerville was discovered in the late 1700’s by Charlestonians who sought to escape the rough summer heat, mosquitoes and disease by moving up the Ashley River. The town survived extensive damage from an earthquake in 1886, followed by a fire that that destroyed the town square. But in the late 19th Century, Summerville was nationally recognized as one of the best places in the world for the treatment of lung disorders due to its abundance of pine trees. The turpentine scent that emanates from the trees was suspected of having healing powers. Soon thereafter, the travel industry blossomed to accommodate the influx of travelers seeking treatment.
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Summerville Market Update
Average List Price: $281,053
Average Days on Market: 79
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