Within Charleston, South Carolina, a very special island town has emerged. This is a place where traditional neighborhoods, nationally ranked golf and a vibrant downtown enjoy a spectacular coastal setting. Surrounded by rivers, creeks and beautiful marsh views, Daniel Island is a place where people live and work, where children walk to school, and where the opportunities for active recreation are limitless. Residents of all ages have come from around the country to make their home here, drawn by the island’s natural beauty, welcoming neighbors and endless array of amenities and conveniences, all within just 15 minutes of historic Charleston, SC.
A small-town atmosphere makes Daniel Island a place where neighbors quickly become friends, looking out for one another and lending a hand when others in the community are in need. There are endless ways to get involved here, from welcome committees, churches and schools, to clubs and groups for all interests – running, biking, walking, gardening, kayaking, fishing, fine dining and more. There are also an impressive array special events year-round. A popular annual picnic and concert at Smythe Park, concerts at Volvo Car Stadium, a seasonal farmers’ market and much more provide endless opportunities for mixing and mingling with neighbors.
As in any great small town, the conveniences of modern living and a diverse selection of boutiques and restaurants are centrally located to the neighborhoods. In addition to banks, medical offices, beauty salons, a supermarket, and a seasonal farmers’ market, Daniel Island’s pedestrian-friendly downtown is also home to professional offices of all types and sizes, from small “home-grown” businesses to the corporate headquarters for some of Charleston’s largest employers.
Smythe Park home to one of the island’s favorite gathering places. 24-acre Smythe Park at the corner of Purcell Lane and Pierce Street features an 11-acre lake, walking trails and scenic picnic areas. Homes, lots and condominiums are available, some of which overlook the lake or enjoy a waterfront setting on the Wando River. Residents also enjoy close proximity to island schools, the library and the pool at Pierce Park. On the other side of the island is the “club” side where the pools, tennis facilities, and two private golf courses are located as well as most deep waterfront homes and lots called Daniel Island Park. At the very end of Smythe Park is this side of Daniel Island’s last development section, known as Edgefield Park. (credit searchrealestate.co)
The newest and final phase of major neighborhood development, Edgefield Park can be found on the southeastern tip of Daniel Island’s residential land. From here, views extending all the way to the Charleston peninsula and Ravenel Bridge can be captured. Plans for the neighborhood’s two-acre park include a pool with several 25-meter lap lanes, walking trails which wrap around the marsh and outdoor structure to accommodate both neighborhood and resident functions and events.
The last development on the south end The Cove is located and positioned within walking distance to the Daniel Island School. At the very tip end next to Smythe Park, The Cove is the last chance to live on the waterfront or marsh front near the schools, and near The Crow’s nest swimming pool. View All the properties for sale below, and contact me for more information or view other waterfront homes for sale on Daniel Island SC. A total of 17 homesites The Cove will surely sell out quickly or look at the other sections of Daniel Island Park where waterfront lots are still for sale as well. (credit homesforsalelistings.net)
Located on the southwestern side of Daniel Island, Cochran Park is situated along the marsh. Its quiet streets afford gorgeous views and create a serene atmosphere. The homes are built with a southern historic viewpoint in mind, and include upscale features such as Brazilian cherry hardwoods and gourmet kitchens. A wonderful feature about many of the homes in Cochran Park is to-die-for views that many of the raised homes have and just a boat ride away from Cochran Park is the beautiful, natural Bellinger Island. On the central drive through Cochran Park, there are lovely palmetto trees that offer a tranquil setting. You can’t beat the amazing marsh views and pristine natural settings that make this neighborhood so wonderful. Come and see why it is one of Daniel Islands more popular neighborhoods. You won’t be disappointed. (credit danielislandproperty.com)
Smythe Park ~ Edgefield Park ~ The Cove ~ Cochran Park
For over 20 years, Daniel Island neighbors have enjoyed all the conveniences of modern living in a spectacular waterfront setting. Ideally located in Charleston, SC – consistently ranked the best city in the U.S. – the community offers a pedestrian-friendly downtown, traditional neighborhoods, hundreds of acres of parks & green space, and a variety of residential properties. Daniel Island is a recipient of Urban Land Institute’s Award for Excellence, a prestigious international award given to exceptional master-planned communities for creative land use and planning. The small-town atmosphere makes Daniel Island an inviting place where neighbors become friends, enjoying an array of amenities and special events that bring the community together.