Summerville’s History in Pictures

Descriptions of antebellum Summerville are charming and involve narrow roads winding around tall trees and connecting yards where fires flickered and illuminated neighbors gathering on the broad porches of their rustic homes. “In time, apparently tiring of the back-and-forth moves and encouraged by the sociability of the closer quarters, … [Read more...]

Summerville is Open For Business: Economic Development, It’s a Good Thing

Summerville is open for business. that’s the message from Madelyn Robinson, director of planning and economic development and zoning administrator for the town of Summerville. “It’s a town that’s getting bigger population-wise and area-wise, but it does a fantastic job of still retaining its charm and its small-town feeling,” said Robinson. … [Read more...]

Focus on the Future: Mayor Bill Collins – Summerville, SC

Summerville is a special place, and I will work with every ounce of my being to make sure it remains a special place.” Those words were spoken by Bill Collins after the announcement that he had been elected mayor. “There’s a lot to be done. And it’s going to take the efforts of a lot of people. I just want to be one of those people doing … [Read more...]

Alston Park – Bluffton, SC

The sand, sun and surf of upscale Hilton Head Island is a short drive away in one direction, while another route will take you, in about the same amount of time, to historically significant Savannah, the resilient city by the sea that still stands as a testament to 18th century architecture. Just 20 minutes or so from either of these busy icons … [Read more...]

Welcome to South Carolina

Visitors to South Carolina return again and again, some because they are drawn for a second or third time to the state’s beautiful beaches, vibrant waterways and verdant mountains and others because they have chosen to put down permanent roots in the Palmetto State. And whether they stay for a day, a week or a lifetime, few are disappointed by … [Read more...]

Summer’s Bend, North Charleston, SC

From its sweeping command of the marsh and river to its waterfront views of fabled Middleton Place, Summer’s Bend is a community steeped in history dating back to the 1700s. On the banks of the historic Ashley River corridor and once home to legendary plantations, Summer’s Bend is surrounded by ancient oaks and breathtaking vistas. This area of … [Read more...]

The Pines at Charleston Park, Summerville, SC

According to Ned Beck, director of marketing for KB Home, Charleston Park is in an optimum location. "It's near everything people need," says Beck. "Charleston Park is near shopping, jobs and good school districts." Great location aside, the town homes at The Pines at Charleston Park have much to offer. With six floor plans to choose from and … [Read more...]

The Colony at Heron Reserve, West Ashley

Location is the factor that sets The Colony at Heron Reserve apart from other condominiums in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. "We're only about seven miles from downtown without the downtown price," explains Chris Eller, community sales manager for The Colony. "Also, we are a gated community, and it seems to work great for medical … [Read more...]

Nelliefield Plantation, Daniel Island, SC

When you first drive into Nelliefield Plantation, you'll be delighted by the look of this community. The houses are colorful, ranging from muted greens and blues to splashes of coral and rust. Built with HardiePlank siding, many of the homes are accented with brick, giving them a more high-end look. Architectural shingles add to the good looks and … [Read more...]

Kiawah River Estates, Johns Island SC

Kiawah River Estates, it seems, is on everyone's mind. When asked if she would answer some questions about the upscale neighborhood on Johns Island, Rebecca Lind, a real estate agent for AgentOwned Realty, a short drive up the road in Summerville, South Carolina, replied: "Oh, you're writing about it, too." Whether you're seeking a place to … [Read more...]