West Ashley

West Ashley, named for its location just west of Downtown Charleston across the Ashley River, boasts scenic waterfront vistas, marshes, and majestic oak trees draped in Spanish moss. This area offers a welcoming environment for both longtime residents and newcomers. Its central location and easy navigation make it a convenient place to call home, with essential amenities and services just a short drive away.

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  • Location: West Ashley is situated just west of Downtown Charleston across the Ashley River, offering scenic waterfront views, marshes, and picturesque oak trees draped in Spanish moss.
  • Convenience: Its central location and easy navigation make West Ashley a convenient place to call home, with essential amenities and services accessible within a short drive.
    Major roads like Savannah Highway and Sam Rittenberg Boulevard provide connectivity to local businesses, restaurants, and shopping centers within a 10 to 15-minute drive.
    Grocery Stores nearby: Whole Foods, Earth Fare, Harris Teeter
  • Proximity to Downtown, Beaches, and Airport: Close proximity to downtown Charleston and nearby beaches like Folly Beach, Kiawah Beach, and Edisto Beach.
    The Ashley River Bridge and I-526 offer seamless access to downtown Charleston, Charleston International Airport, and various attractions within a 10-minute drive, subject to traffic conditions.
  • Dining: West Ashley boasts a diverse culinary scene, featuring a variety of cuisines ranging from Indian and Italian to Mediterranean and Mexican. Local favorites include barbecue joints, burger spots, and upscale dining experiences like Angel Oak Restaurant.
  • Recreation: Residents of West Ashley can enjoy a range of recreational activities, including visits to Magnolia Gardens and Middleton Place, walks along the West Ashley Greenway, and outings to Stono River County Park. Additionally, various parks, playgrounds, bowling alleys, trampoline parks, and movie theaters provide entertainment options.
  • Cultural Scene: Avondale is exploding with arts and new business and West Ashley’s proximity to Charleston’s vibrant cultural scene and recreational offerings allows residents to easily access downtown events, beach outings, and recreational activities without the higher costs associated with living closer to the city center or on barrier islands.

With its combination of convenience, affordability, and access to amenities, West Ashley is a desirable place to live for individuals and families alike. Check out the different neighborhoods!

Neighborhoods in West Ashley:

Byrnes Downs

The Crescent

South of Broad Neighborhood in Charleston SC

Windermere

Wappoo Heights

East Side Neighborhood Charleston SC

Avondale

Meet a West Ashley

Expert:

Ginn Maiers

Ginn Maiers

Realtor®, Broker Associate

Specializes in: Beach Properties, Resort Communities Ginn began her real estate career twenty years ago after teaching elementary and middle school in Charleston County for four years. She decided to make a career change in 2000 and transition from teacher to Realtor®. Having worked for several resort real estate companies in the past, Ginn has extensive knowledge of the Charleston area from...

Know about me Ginn Maiers

Ginn Maiers

Designation:

Realtor®, Broker Associate

Phone:

843.696.7402

Email:

gmaiers@dunesproperties.com

Website URL:

https://bettypooregroup.com

Department:

Isle of Palms

Specializes in: Beach Properties, Resort Communities

Ginn began her real estate career twenty years ago after teaching elementary and middle school in Charleston County for four years. She decided to make a career change in 2000 and transition from teacher to Realtor®. Having worked for several resort real estate companies in the past, Ginn has extensive knowledge of the Charleston area from Kiawah to Wild Dunes.

A Georgia and Wyoming native, Ginn’s great appreciation for the outdoors brought her to Charleston, where she graduated from College of Charleston in 1995. Ginn has a reputation for placing a client’s needs, goals and objectives at the forefront of each transaction in combination with providing comprehensive communication, negotiation and management skills

Ginn currently lives in Wild Dunes with her husband, Brad, and their son, James. Spending time between Charleston and their second home in Beech Mountain, North Carolina, Ginn and her family enjoy everything the Lowcountry and the High Country have to offer.

West Ashley Office

Telephone: 843.886.5600

Address: 1400 Palm Boulevard
Isle of Palms, SC 29451