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:

Vannessa Carter

Vannessa Carter

Realtor®

Specializes in: Waterway Properties, Second-Home Buyers Vannessa Carter has repeatedly been named a REALTOR® of Distinction. In fact in 2021, she was in the top 2% of all REALTORS® in the three-county area for dollar volume. She honed her listening, marketing, and selling skills through her background in Marriage and Family counseling, GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical sales, and as a REALTOR in...

Know about me Vannessa Carter

Vannessa Carter

Designation:

Realtor®

Phone:

423.967.0087

Email:

vcarter@dunesproperties.com

Website URL:

https://bettypooregroup.com

Department:

Isle of Palms

Specializes in: Waterway Properties, Second-Home Buyers

Vannessa Carter has repeatedly been named a REALTOR® of Distinction. In fact in 2021, she was in the top 2% of all REALTORS® in the three-county area for dollar volume.

She honed her listening, marketing, and selling skills through her background in Marriage and Family counseling, GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical sales, and as a REALTOR in Virginia and Tennessee. She prides herself on her quick response time to clients and her knack for home design will help sellers get their home ready to stand out among the competition for a quicker sale, or help buyers make their new house a home.

Whether you are downsizing, looking for a first home, beach house, or investment property, Vannessa will work to make sure you feel the same joy she feels coming home each day. During your search, she will help you discover the fun in moving to a new place. While you shop for your new home, Vannessa will show you all the cool activities and renowned dining (plus a few secret local favorites) in Charleston.

Originally from the mountains of Southwestern Virginia and East Tennessee, Vannessa knows first-hand all the questions you will have about your move. She has helped many hometown friends from Bristol and fellow Roanoke College alum find their new homes in Charleston.

Vannessa and her husband, Kim, live in Mount Pleasant and enjoy the outdoor activities the Lowcountry provides. They have three grown daughters between them and two young grandsons. Vannessa’s not so secret goal is moving her entire family to the Charleston Coast!

You’ve worked hard….now it’s time to Coast….

West Ashley Office

Telephone: 843.886.5600

Address: 1400 Palm Boulevard
Isle of Palms, SC 29451