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Summerville

Why you'd want to live in Summerville

Summerville SC is the largest city in Dorchester County in southeastern South Carolina on I-26 just 24 miles north of Charleston. Known as "The Flower Town in the Pines," Summerville has a profusion of public and private gardens, including the 12 acre Azalea Park and is especially beautiful in the spring and the town holds their flower festival. The town's name is representative of its history. Situated on a pine-forested ridge, it was first inhabited in the late 1700's as Charlestonians and other inhabitants of the Lowcountry sought relief from the summer heat, mosquitoes and disease. From May to September plantation families along the nearby Ashley River and other coastal areas, headed for higher elevation to live temporarily or "maroon," in the tiny forest colony soon dubbed Summerville. There are over 700 homes and buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, Summerville is well-known for its historic character. Today, Summerville is one of the fastest growing communities in the Southeast with over 50,000 residents claiming the area as home, and while Charleston is close there is ample shopping in the downtown Summerville and surrounding areas. Homes in the area are much less expensive than closer to the city of Charleston. From the established and growing community of Cane Bay Plantation, to the affordable golf course communities of Wescott Plantation and Legends Oak. or even the quiet and pet friendly master planned community of Ashborough will find that Summerville has a great deal to offer home buyers and it is easy to see why families are making their way to this southern subtropical paradise.

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Summerville Market Report

$299,692

AVERAGE PRICE OF 1,228 HOMES

$213,170

AVERAGE PRICE OF 10 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,583,218

AVERAGE PRICE OF 7 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$318,849

AVERAGE PRICE OF 493 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$436,401

AVERAGE PRICE OF 56 HOMES WITH A POOL

$330,507

AVERAGE PRICE OF 40 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $299,692
Avg Bedrooms 3.58 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.3 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $115,725
2 bedrooms $221,682
3 bedrooms $261,276
4 bedrooms $323,606
5 bedrooms $369,592
Summerville Home Price Trends
  8/2019 7/2019 6/2019 5/2019 4/2019
Total Listings 1,249 1,262 1,295 1,297 1,271
Average Price $299,794 $304,242 $305,309 $304,186 $298,149
Avg Price Change -1.48% -0.35% +0.37% +2.02% -0.26%
Median Price $281,676 $284,995 $284,778 $284,668 $281,488
Med Price Change -1.18% +0.08% +0.04% +1.13% +0.48%
Avg Bedrooms 3.59 beds 3.62 beds 3.61 beds 3.6 beds 3.57 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.3 baths 2.32 baths 2.33 baths 2.34 baths 2.33 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Ashley Ridge 176 $309,068 84 days
Cane Bay High School 394 $315,787 96 days
Ft. Dorchester 91 $244,926 69 days
Stall 54 $248,732 90 days
Summerville 464 $303,382 93 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 1,228 $299,692 90 days
Distressed Homes 10 $213,170 84 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 7 $1,583,218 147 days
Newly Built Homes 493 $318,849 112 days
Homes with a Pool 56 $436,401 69 days
Reduced Price Homes 40 $330,507 69 days

School Data

Highly Rated Summerville Schools

9

BEECH HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

FLOWERTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

FORT DORCHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

NEWINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

GREGG MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

9

LAING MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

8

OAKBROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10
8

WANDO HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public