Summerville Real Estate & Homes for Sale in South Carolina
Incorporated in 1847, Summerville, also called "Flowertown in the Pines," was the summer retreat of plantation owners seeking to escape the heat, bugs and humidity of their Low Country land during the 1700s. Today, this charming town has beautiful streets and lovely homes with lush gardens. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses. The Downtown Summerville historic district has unique stores, boutiques, antique shops and restaurants.
Summerville's youth attend some of the best state schools in the Dorchester II School District. Nearby colleges and universities include The Citadel, College of Charleston, Charleston Southern University and the Medical University of South Carolina.
The Gahagan Plantation Community Park is a fine facility with such amenities as six lighted baseball diamonds, a playground and sports fields. The picnic areas at Jessen Boat Landing overlook the Ashley River and the Azalea Hut is a community building used for classes, activities, meetings and programs. Hutchinson Square is a beautifully landscaped town square and Newington Plantation Circle provides two acres of open space. There are three championship golf courses in Summerville: Legend Oaks Golf Club, Miler Country Club and Pine Forest Country Club.
Some of Summerville's annual events include the Flowertown Festival, Sculpture in the South and Holly Days. The Farmer's Market is open every Saturday from early spring to late fall and features fresh produce, baked goods, homemade jams, jellies and craft items.
Summerville City Guide