Take a Driving Tour Of Sullivans Island – “Hop in the car y’all”
Sullivans Island is the quintessential in historic, Southern, island living. The island is neatly positioned seven nautical miles to the north of Historic Charleston. The island is easily accessible from Mount Pleasant via the Ben Sawyer Bridge (SC Highway 703) or the Isle of Palms Connector (SC Highway 517). Sullivans Island is home to nearly 2,000 residents.
The town was incorporated in 1817 as Moultrieville and later renamed Sullivans Island. The island has no motels or B&Bs and has just a few short-term rentals. The homes on Sullivans Island vary from classic beach cottages to aesthetically pleasing new construction.
When you speak of Sullivans Island, one of the first things that comes to mind, besides its sheer beauty, is the islands rich history. Sullivans Island is home to historic Fort Moultrie. The fort boasts over 171 years of history, from the early shots of the American Revolutionary War to WWII protection from German U-boats. Sullivans Island was also, at one-time, home to Edgar Allen Poe, which is where he penned the classic The Gold Bug. These moments are but a snapshot of the rich history of the island.
I encourage you to let me give you a tour of the island, and I will point out some more of its history and beauty. Personally, I have spent many summers on the island, which is why I understand the islands popularity.
Before the comfort of air conditioners, many Charlestonians would spend their summers on the island enjoying the beach and cool summer breezes.
Today, Sullivans Island has added to its mix of natural enjoyments, great restaurants, quaint bars, art shops, and a centrally located park with basketball, tennis, soccer facilities and a childrens play park. Spending time on the island is a real joy and truly calls one to relax and slow down.
Home prices for the island have steadily risen over the past few years, and most homes in 2014 are priced at $1 million and above. Many things are desirable about Sullivans Island: the proximity to Charleston, the world-class dinning and shopping in neighboring Mount Pleasant, average island temperatures of 65 degrees and the draw of Southern living. These features have helped propel Sullivans Island to a new level, which is proving to be more and more appealing each year. I invite you to read some of my other island facts and explore the rest of my web site.
You can view all of the active homes and lots for sale on the island via my “Buy a Home” link. If you are an island resident who is thinking of selling your home, please contact me through my “Sell Your Home” button. If you have any questions about the island, please feel free to call or email me. I love Sullivans Island and enjoy getting to talk about the area. – Best Regards – Bob
(843) 345-6074 – 2019 Middle St. Sullivans Island, SC 29482
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