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Isle of Palms Office

1400 Palm Boulevard
Isle of Palms, SC 29451
843.886.5600

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Folly Beach Office

31 Center Street
Folly Beach, SC 29439
843.588.3800

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The Real Estate Studio

214 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843.722.5618

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Kiawah Seabrook Office

1887 Andell Bluff Boulevard
Johns Island, SC 29455
843.768.9800

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Tag: affordable homes

Nexton in Summerville

Nexton

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The Neighborhood

This walkable community puts an emphasis on neighborly.  With a number of Nexton-sponsored events and clubs, there are tons of opportunities for you to meet your fellow neighbors!  Nexton is designed to live like a small town with homes, schools, shops, parks, restaurants, and businesses all close enough to walk or bike to anywhere you need to be.  Almost half of the community is dedicated to parks, natural open space, and paved paths/trails. The pool at Nexton’s Brighton Park Village is much more than just a 25-meter competition pool! There is also an interactive splash pad for young kids, a huge deck with shady areas, a covered pavilion, and green space that can accommodate a volleyball game, a family picnic or just spending time with a good book.  The Swim Club is designed for year-round fun, complete with a cozy fire-pit for chilly evenings. The highly praised Nexton Elementary opened back in 2015 and is the area’s only Common Sense Digital Leadership School. Walking your kids to school has never been easier!

Nexton

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Nexton Square

The Nexton community is much more than just homes.  Its is South Carolina’s first gigabit community providing the fastest, highest-capacity broadband internet connections.  Nexton is also well on its way to becoming the region’s third major job center in its town center.  The 17-acre site will feature 140,000 square-feet full of shops, restaurants, and services all within a walking/biking distance and centered around the town lake.  Hall’s Chophouse, Taco Boy, and Fuji Sushi are just a few local favorites that will be calling Nexton Square home.  A Harris Teeter will soon be in the center of the retail district.  For beers and brews, there already is Starbucks and Carolina Ale House for you to enjoy.

Nexton

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Location

Nexton is located right in the heart of the lowcountry in Summerville, SC.  It is conveniently positioned at the crossroads of I-26 and 17A and less than 30 miles from Historic Downtown Charleston.  Enjoy the small town charm of Hutchinson Square in Downtown Summerville where a number of family-friendly festivals are hosted each year.  You will find that everything need is just minutes away, including a variety of boutique shops and vintage stores.

Nexton

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Homes

You can find residences ranging from apartments to single-family homes.  All are exclusively designed for Nexton, starting in the mid $200,000 and go up to the low $600,000’s.  Builders for the community understand that an authentic lowcountry home isn’t a historic replica, but rather a home carefully designed for a modern lifestyle while maintaining southern charm.  All of the homes meet a high standard of design and craftsmanship and are setting a new bar for the entire region. Currently, the homes are being completed by three developers: Saussy Burbank, Pulte, and Del Webb.

Nexton

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Affordable Neighborhoods in Downtown Charleston

One of the most affordable neighborhoods in Downtown Charleston, North Central is bounded on the north by Mount Pleasant Street, the south by Huger Street and Rutledge and King on the east and west.  Most of the homes in this neighborhood were built in the 30s, 40s and 50s and are mainly of bungalow style.  Popular with young professionals given its proximity to Upper King Street and the hip area of Morrison Drive as well as Hampton Park, North Central is also a well established and diverse Downtown neighborhood.  Close to many hip new restaurants and entertainment, be sure to check out Rutledge Cab Company.
 
 
Recent Listings in North Central:
Affordable neighborhoods in Downtown Charleston87 Magnolia Ave –Home went under contract in less than 1 week!
This darling 1930s bungalow is located on a beautiful tree lined street just blocks from tons of great restaurants. With a welcoming front porch, and a huge fenced in back yard, it’s definitely dog and people friendly! Inside you’ll find incredible historic details intact – archways, bead-board, picture rail, original doors and door knobs, and beautiful hardwood floors throughout. The backyard includes a one-car garage which is currently set up to best house bicycles, yard equipment and all your extra stuff. Best of all, this home is located in the coveted X flood zone, so flood insurance is not required (though of course always recommended).  Contact Kristin Walker, REALTOR for more details.

Nestled in between Charleston’s historic Station 8 firehouse and James Simmons Elementary, this 1920’s home keeps its original charm while hosting a new, functional, open and airy floor plan. Completely renovated this year, down to the studs with a new roof, hardie plank siding, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and duct work, spray foam insulation, foundation, windows (with one original in hallway), flooring, doors, hardware, and a back deck for entertaining. The kitchen features large, granite island and countertops, farmhouse sink, and is open to the living space. Each bedroom has their own full bath. There is off street parking for one car. The large back lot allows room for a future master suite expansion or for a storage building.  Contact Emily Gildea, REALTOR for more details.

This spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage with gated off street parking features a good size master suite with French doors that opens up to expansive back deck. The master bath has a large custom tiled shower. The HVAC was replaced in 2014. Contact Jennifer Jensen, REALTOR for more details.
                                                                                                                                Are you interested in being apart of the North Central neighborhood?  A place where you can walk to Hampton Park, enjoy the newest restaurants, ride your bike to the Farmer’s Market in Marion Square and Second Sunday on King, or grab a drink at any of the downtown breweries.  Stop by the Real Estate Studio to learn more about properties in this hot new neighborhood!

 

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