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Sweetwater at Old Rice Retreat, Moncks Corner

Street view of some homes in Sweetwater at Old Rice Retreat

Cane Bay Plantation is roughly equidistant between two of the most charming and unspoiled towns in South Carolina’s Lowcountry: Summerville and Moncks Corner. Cane Bay Plantation is a thoughtfully master-planned community that will meet all your lifestyle needs, including easy access to churches, schools and businesses – a place where families grow and thrive. Perhaps the most enticing feature … [Read more...]

Branch Creek: Summerville, SC

A home in Brach Creek, in Summerville

If your aim is to develop a Lowcountry community that captures the essence of historic Charleston, you should find a local builder with years of valuable experience along the Carolina coast. That’s exactly the case in Branch Creek, a classic development now rising from wooded lots near Highway 78 in Summerville. Meridian Builders, which has put its imprint on more than 14 Lowcountry communities … [Read more...]

The Pines at Charleston Park: Summerville

Inside a home in Summerville's The Pines at Charleston Park

Charleston Park is in an optimum location, it's near everything people need, or so people say. Charleston Park is close to 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 the many options offered through the KB Home Studio, it is easy to customize these homes. Ned Beck … [Read more...]

Blackberry Creek: Summerville, South Carolina

A home in Summerville's Blackberry Creek

Snuggled comfortably between the small, quaint town of Jedburg and fast-growing Summerville, South Carolina, the new neighborhood of Blackberry Creek is all about quality of life. The development, a project of KB Home, one of the nation’s leading home-builders, eventually will include 183 homes. Those who buy at Blackberry Creek will have a choice of 13 floor plans, ranging from 1,336 to … [Read more...]

FieldView: Summerville, SC

FieldView entrance with a home nearby. FieldView in Summerville, SC

FieldView in Summerville, SC might be an ideal spot to build a beautiful home for a price that is equally lovely. Situated near the historic district of Summerville, convenient shopping and some of the state's best schools, FieldView epitomizes all that buyers could wish for in a home. Set among green space, brightly-colored flowers and picket fences, these well-built homes offer a variety of very … [Read more...]

White Gables: Summerville, South Carolina

Neighborhood sign at White Gables in Summerville

A plump crimson sun hangs low in the Summerville sky. Sunbeams playfully caress the tops of Palmetto trees while the sound of children’s laughter echoes through the streets. The aroma of barbecue lingers in the air as neighbors chat between sips of freshly brewed sweet ice tea. These are not the sights and sounds of yesteryear but of a new community by Saussy Burbank called White Gables. This … [Read more...]

The Ponds: Summerville, South Carolina

A home in The Ponds, Summerville

The Ashley is more than just a river to the residents of South Carolina's Lowcountry. Because of its length and innate beauty and the sense of direction it provides, it is more like a gift of Nature. The Ponds, a spectacular 2,000-acre community in Summerville, is at the headwaters of this historic river, at Schulz's Lake. "We are the highest point of navigation," said an enthusiastic John … [Read more...]

Wentworth Hall: Summerville, SC

photo of a home in Summerville, South Carolina's Wentworth Hall

Inhabited since the late 17th century and incorporated in the early 1800s, Summerville has managed to maintain its identity as a small town with big ideas. Summerville prospered when, late in the 19th century, the International Congress of Physicians declared the town one of the two best places in the world for people suffering from lung disorders, apparently a result of the healing aroma of its … [Read more...]

Daniel’s Orchard: Summerville

photo of a home in Daniels Orchard, Summerville

As the end of the 18th century approached, wealthy Lowcountry plantation owners were among the first to be lured to the pine forests of what is now Summerville, temporarily moving inland to escape the oppressive heat and humidity and ubiquitous and dangerous mosquitoes that plagued residents of coastal South Carolina from May to September. A hundred years later, still reeling from the effects … [Read more...]

The Reserve at Colony North: North Charleston

photo of a home by Dan Ryan Builders

Dan Ryan Builders is not in the business of building custom homes, choosing instead to provide a quality product at a price that is well within the reach of a wide range of potential buyers. But the company, which dipped into the Charleston market in 2007 and is already selling and building in four neighborhoods, does display a penchant for making each of its homes just a little bit different from … [Read more...]