Older and Historic Neighborhoods in Summerville, SC

Although Summerville,Older and Historic Neighborhoods in Summerville, SC Articles SC is mostly made up of new home communities, you will still be able to find a good selection of neighborhoods with older homes if you know where to look. Below you will find some of the most popular neighborhoods for buyers looking at older and historic homes.

Historic District is one of the most sought after communities in the area. Plenty of buyers want to live in the Historic District of Summerville because of the charming downtown area, the close proximity to shops and restaurants, and the classic home styles. Because almost all of these homes were built before the big housing boom, you will find large lots shaded by mature trees – features that you simply cannot get in most new construction neighborhoods. The main drawback for buyers looking in the Historic District is affordability. Prices start in the low to mid $200s and go up to the $800s. However, if you are looking for that older home look – from craftsman style to low country plantation – you should definitely consider this community. Homes date back to the late 1800s, so you can buy a piece of Summerville’s history as well as a beautiful home.


Ashborough is a large neighborhood that has grown to include Ashborough East. So, be sure to check out both of these communities (they’re right across the road from each other). Most of these homes were built in the 1980s and early 1990s. Ashborough tends to have the more affordable homes (most are priced from the mid $100s to the mid $300s), while the East community starts in the high $200s and goes up to the $400s. Amenities include a swimming pool and club house, boat storage, a walking trail, play park, and tennis courts.

Kings Grant homes start in the low $100s and go up to the $400s, so you will find a wide range of homes. Most of these homes were built in the 1970s and 1980s, though there are some new construction homes being built towards the back of the community. The pool and tennis court are newly updated. A new club house is also currently being built in the Kings Grant amenities section.

Summerville Place is a community that was started in the late 1980s and finished in the early 1990s, so it is one of the newer neighborhoods in this list. Prices stay pretty steady in the mid $100s, so all of the homes are on about the same level of construction and value. Summerville Place has no amenities in an effort to maintain low HOA fees.