Kiawah Island is located about 26.5 miles from Downtown Charleston and is a place of peace and tranquility mixed with a bustling town center and amenities galore. Kiawah is located where the Kiawah River and the Stono River meet at the Atlantic Ocean. Consider Kiawah Island when searching for the perfect spot for your vacation home, retirement home, or your permanent residence. Why wouldn’t you want to live, stay, or play in paradise?
Kiawah Island is known for its grand, luxurious homes that are perfect for those who want the quality of craftsmanship and have deep pockets. These large estate style homes are completely custom with unique touches and finishes that reflect the latest products and trends as well as the homeowner’s personal taste. Architectural firms like Camens Architectural Group and Herlong and Associates, just to name a few, bring a special level of design to a home and create a fully cohesive and drop dead gorgeous space. There are plenty of homes on the island already, which do have some
However, Kiawah Island also has more affordable options for those who do not wish to spend well over $2 million for
Condominiums are also a great option for a buyer wanting something simple with less maintenance. These make wonderful vacation homes, with the possibility to make some money by using them for vacation rentals. Before you decide to move forward, please be sure to check the CC&Rs before purchasing to confirm vacation rentals are allowed.
There are so many options for condos on the island, and prices start at $215,000 for a 690 square foot, 1 bedroom, 1 bath condominium with little to no upgrades, all the way up to $1.85 million for an
Homes on Kiawah selling for roughly 95% of their list price. The average sale price on Kiawah in 2016 was $441,376 for condominiums and townhomes and $929,646 for single-family detached homes. The average price for a lot on Kiawah last year was $555,000, but expect to pay a lot more for waterfront or
Freshfields Village is located before the first gated entrance to the island. Here, you can satisfy your shopping needs in the many boutiques and stores, as well as dine at several different restaurant options. At Christmastime, Freshfields is decorated so beautifully with the official Christmas Tree lit and decorated for the season at the center of the park area. Other events take place here, including outdoor movie nights.
Behind the gate, you will find higher-end restaurants located at the clubhouses at the golf courses on the island, as well as a few of the attractions on Kiawah. One notable restaurant that any pasta lover must visit is Tomasso, which is located within the Turtle Point Clubhouse. The Ocean Room, Jasmine Porch, Loggerhead Grill, and Beaches and Cream are the culinary options at Kiawah’s own 5 Star/5 Diamond resort and spa, The Sanctuary. The Atlantic Room and Ryder Cup Bar are located at the clubhouse at the Ocean Course. Cherrywood BBQ and Ale House is a great place to grab a cold one and some barbeque, a Lowcountry staple.
Take a stroll around the island and you are sure to run into some wildlife. Deer run rampant on the island, as well as turkeys and other indigenous birds and reptiles. Enjoy your days biking and exploring the island with so much to see. Build your home with views of the water, marsh, one of the golf courses, or on a lot surrounded by majestic oak trees and you may receive a number of woodland visitors.
You cannot discuss Kiawah without mentioning golf. Kiawah is considered to be one of the top golf destinations on the East Coast of the United States. It is the home to seven award-winning golf courses, including The Ocean Course, which was designed by Pete Dye and is the home of the 1991 Ryder Cup, 1997 World Cup of Golf, 2007 Senior PGA Championship, and
Not a golfer? No need to worry, because Kiawah has something for you too. Tennis is a famed sport around the island with a multitude of tennis courts to choose from behind both the first and second gates. Not to mention, there is a world-class equestrian center located within minutes over at Seabrook Island. Additionally, playgrounds and parks make this area one of the most
I would love to show you around Kiawah Island to help you find your spot in paradise. Kiawah has it all! Contact me today to look at the available lots where you can build your dream residence or vacation home, or view the available homes and condominiums all over the island.