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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

$315,901

AVERAGE PRICE OF 1,316 HOMES

$354,999

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,812,505

AVERAGE PRICE OF 5 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$323,256

AVERAGE PRICE OF 605 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$460,632

AVERAGE PRICE OF 31 HOMES WITH A POOL

$345,268

AVERAGE PRICE OF 33 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $315,901
Avg Bedrooms 3.59 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.34 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $123,000
2 bedrooms $241,714
3 bedrooms $271,575
4 bedrooms $340,501
5 bedrooms $396,879
Summerville Home Price Trends
  7/2020 6/2020 5/2020 4/2020 3/2020
Total Listings 1,369 1,411 1,385 1,318 1,270
Average Price $314,153 $312,229 $309,173 $307,581 $305,947
Avg Price Change +0.62% +0.99% +0.52% +0.53% +0.67%
Median Price $293,563 $294,220 $290,562 $288,973 $287,488
Med Price Change -0.22% +1.26% +0.55% +0.52% -0.08%
Avg Bedrooms 3.59 beds 3.6 beds 3.59 beds 3.56 beds 3.55 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.36 baths 2.35 baths 2.34 baths 2.32 baths 2.32 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Ashley Ridge 165 $325,656 87 days
Cane Bay High School 474 $332,674 74 days
Ft. Dorchester 76 $252,867 51 days
Stratford 48 $225,286 64 days
Summerville 482 $319,829 91 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 1,316 $315,901 81 days
Distressed Homes 2 $354,999 225 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 5 $1,812,505 114 days
Newly Built Homes 605 $323,256 96 days
Homes with a Pool 31 $460,632 85 days
Reduced Price Homes 33 $345,268 71 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

8

OAKBROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10