Surrounded by beauty.
Located in Charleston County, Isle of Palms, South Carolina is a popular barrier island. This town which consist of a narrow piece of land with beach on one side and the Intracoastal Waterway on the other. Originally known as “Long Island” or “Hunting Island,” this community which boasts a population under 5,000. Both vacation properties and year-round residents populate this island and properties consist of large beachfront homes, resorts and local restaurants.
With miles of beach, it isn’t a stretch that beach volleyball is very popular along with corn hole in the Isle of Palms community. The popular Windjammer Club hosts several tournaments throughout the year. For those that prefer a more sophisticated experience in Isle of Palms, there is also the Wild Dunes Resort and Racquet Club. There are also the Isle of Palms County Park, Cooper River Marina and multiple county-wide boat landings to take advantage of as well.
The Sewee tribe originally inhabited the island. In the late 1900’s, local residents began using the island as a vacation spot although it was only accessible by ferry. In 1899, J.S. Lawrence brought the land and gave the island its current name. In 1929, Grace Memorial Bridge was built between Charleston and Mount Pleasant to allow automobile traffic to reach the island, finally making the Island more accessible.