Sullivan’s Island & Isle of Palms

Situated less than thirty minutes from colorful and lively streets of Downtown Charleston, these exclusive islands showcase some of the finest waterfront real estate on the East Coast. Less than ten square miles combined, Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms present beach lovers with an unmatched, laidback, and friendly lifestyle. First settled in the 17th century, today these premier neighborhoods are popular destinations for outdoor dining, relaxation, and adventure. Two of the “Happiest Seaside Towns in America” are waiting for you. 

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $2.4M
Lowest Price $68K
Highest Price $8M
Total Listings 106
Avg. Days On Market 128
Avg. Price/SQFT $928

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Sullivan’s Island & Isle of Palms Lifestyle

Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms are located in Charleston County, South Carolina, at the entrance to Charleston Harbor. Life in Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms can be best described as luxuriously relaxed. These two highly affluent towns in Charleston County offer residents enchanting ocean views paired with activities ranging from watersports to historical sites.

Sullivan's Island and Isle of Palms both offer residents access to resort-style amenities while maintaining a laid-back beach town feeling. Enjoy the white sand beaches on the Atlantic side of this seven-mile-long, barrier island, or marshy creeks along the intercoastal waterway. The island offers all of the amenities residents need, and is only a short drive to Downtown Charleston for access to even more great amenities.

Sullivan’s Island & Isle of Palms Real Estate

Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms real estate proudly offers some of the finest Charleston County homes for sale. Marvel at the oceanfront homes, masterfully designed to deliver the most mesmerizing views of the Atlantic Coast. These grand, traditional style homes are elevated, and provide parking and storage for your vehicles and gear.

Open the door, or take the elevator up to the main living level and be greeted by spacious open layouts that flow effortlessly from space to space, inside and outside. You may find yourself on the balcony enjoying the views without even realizing it! Designer finishings are found at every turn from imported floors and fixtures, to built in shelving, storage and perfectly placed lighting. Gourmet kitchens with commercial grade appliances are designed with entertaining in mind.

The exquisite homes in Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms are built with lifestyle in mind. You’ll enjoy plenty of privacy from neighbors, private pools, and even homes with private beach access.

If you’re looking for a home with access to country club amenities look no further than the golf home available in the Wild Dunes Resort. Live along the greens and enjoy membership to the Wild Dunes Resort.

Recreation in Sullivan’s Island & Isle of Palms And Surrounding Areas

Perfectly located along the Atlantic Coast with seemingly endless amenities and recreational activities, Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms residents always have many options available.

The Wild Dunes Resort offers a 36-hole golf course, resort pool, spa, fitness center, and tennis courts. Some homes even include a membership to the Wild Dunes Resort.

When you’re ready to make your way to the beach choose from any of the public beach access points, or if you’re fortunate enough to have private beach access and test your kitesurfing, paddleboarding, or surfing skills. Dog owners, make sure you register your pup prior to bringing them to enjoy a day at the beach.

From the beaches to nature trails and public parks, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to spend time enjoying the outdoors. Sullivan’s Island Nature Trails includes just over half a mile of trail with beautiful wild flowers and is ideal for all skill levels. Thompson Park is open sunrise to sunset and is great for fishing. J. Marshall Stith Park offers public tennis and basketball courts as well as multiple playgrounds.

Residents of Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms do not have to travel far to enjoy some of the best restaurants around. Sullivan’s Island is home to several acclaimed restaurants The Obstinate Daughter, Poe’s Tavern, Home Team BBQ, and Beardcat’s Sweets & Gelato (a must try - Head Pastry Chef Sherman studied at a gelato university in Italy and it is to die for). Isle of Palms offers incredible dinding at Papi’s Taqueria, Coda Del Pesce, Sea Biscuit Cafè, and The Refuge.

If you’re ready to explore some of the local history make sure to check out Fort Moultrie, the first fort on Sullivan’s Island. The Edgar Allan Poe Library is another popular attraction; it’s uniquely housed in renovated Battery Gadsden, a former Spanish-American War four-gun battery.

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