Charleston SC Real Estate Blog: The Avondale Neighborhood in West Ashley, Downtown Charleston

The Charleston, South Carolina area is a great place to live or have a vacation home.  The weather is great, the beaches are fantastic, golf courses are abundant, there are many historical sites, the architecture is unbelievable, the dining is unbeatable, and the people are the friendliest in the country.  It is because of these reasons that I believe Charleston SC Real Estate is truly unique.  I look forward to helping you with any of your Charleston SC Real Estate needs in Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester counties. Today’s article is titled:

Charleston SC Real Estate Blog:  The Avondale Neighborhood in West Ashley, Downtown Charleston

The Avondale neighborhood is located in the heart of West Ashley, nestled between Savannah Highway and Saint Andrews Boulevard just south of their intersection with Folly Road.  Avondale neighborhood is bounded on the north by Saint Andrews Boulevard, on the east by Moore Drive, on the west by Avondale Drive, and to the south by Savannah Highway.  The Avondale neighborhood has approximately 340 homes.  The majority of the homes are traditional brick ranch and masonry construction homes.  Most of the homes are situated on nice size lots with mature Live Oak trees. 
Home construction in Avondale neighborhood began in the early 1940’s with the majority of the homes being built by the late 1950’s.  There are approximately 340 homes in the Avondale neighborhood today.  The home values range from $100,000 to nearly $600,000 and their size ranges from 950 – 3,000 square feet.  During the past six months 11 homes have came on the market ranging from $110,000 –  $680,000 and 4 homes have sold during the same period ranging from $220,000 to $556,000.

You can view Avondale neighborhood homes currently on the market, or view a map of West Ashley neighborhoods here.

Avondale is a very desirable neighborhood that is centrally located in downtown Charleston.  Avondale is a quiet neighborhood, yet it is just a few minutes away from the heart of Downtown Charleston, West Ashley Shopping, Wappoo Cut public boat ramp, local beaches, and much more.  The West Ashley Greenway, which is a great place to bike, walk, or jog, is just across Savannah Highway from the Avondale neighborhood.

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