Located west of the Charleston peninsula, West Ashley, South Carolina, is flanked by the scenic Ashley River and the Intracoastal Waterway. It’s a beautiful escape for those looking for new homes built on or near the water.
West Ashley SC real estate is sought-after by those looking for a peaceful living space near the hustle and bustle of suburban Charleston. Residents can take advantage of numerous golf, tennis, swimming and boating opportunities. While boating enthusiasts can cruise along the Ashley River, historians will enjoy touring the Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, located where in 1670 the English colonists first settled in the Carolinas. Here, visitors can tour the landing site on self-guided tours to learn how Charles Towne became one of the wealthiest colonies in America. The state park also features an animal forest where bison, black bear, deer, elk, fox and bobcats roam.
West Ashley real estate options include vast homes on wooded and waterfront properties just minutes from the heart of the city. Choose from neighborhoods close to Byrnes Down, Moreland and Ripley Light Marina.
Residents of West Ashley also have easy access to downtown Charleston, including Charleston’s medical complex.