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The Benefits of Living in Summerville

August 18, 2018

The Benefits of Living in Summerville

Summerville makes scents.

Known as “Flowertown in the Pines”, Summerville is an official Tree City USA community, a program that promotes responsible forestry. The city’s commitment to maintaining its natural beauty is evident in the Azalea Park & Sculpture Garden. This 16-acre park is both child- and dog-friendly. You can wander through the trails lined with fragrant flowers (in spring and summer), sit by one of the butterfly or turtle ponds, browse the unique sculptures, and picnic in a gazebo with a scenic view. 

One of the largest arts and festivals festivals in the southeast, the Flowertown Festival, brings thousands of visitors to Summerville annually, the first week of April.

It’s where Charlestonians go for vacation.

When you live in a city that’s a top destination for tourists, where do you go for your own getaway? Summerville! The location affords plenty of recreational pursuits, including golf, tennis, fishing, boating, hunting, camping, biking, hiking, birdwatching, skateboarding, and a plethora of playgrounds. Visitors enjoy the historic sites in Downtown Summerville, as well as Magnolia Plantation, Drayton Hall, and Middleton Place. And if you’re thirsty in Summerville, the city owns the Guinness record for the world’s largest sweet tea, also known as the “Champagne of the South”. A 15-foot Mason jar (named “Mason”) once held 2,524 gallons, beating Lipton by more than 300 gallons in 2016. Both the record and the “monument” still stand.

Healthy, happy living is affordable.

The quality of life that Summerville residents experience is a big plus. Both healthcare and schools are highly rated here. The appeal of this area is made even better by the affordability. Summerville’s taxes and housing costs are lower than in nearby Charleston. 

For all of these reasons—and many more—Hunter Quinn Homes chose Summerville as the location for our new home communities: 

Priced from the low $200,000s, Downtown Summerville offers 1- and 2-story homes is a quiet neighborhood that’s close to the amenities, activities, recreation, and events in this city, and just 35 minutes from Downtown Charleston. Plus, there’s no HOA here.

Alston Place is coming to the heart of Summerville. Hunter Quinn Homes’ newest townhome community provides luxury living in a convenient location—and it’s very affordable with new townhomes starting at $159,900.

Just outside of Downtown Summerville, Lincolnville Square offers spacious homesites for the single-family homes we plan to build here. Take your pick of home designs from our extensive portfolio of appealing floor plans and let’s get started!

With just a few homesites remaining, Pine Hill Acres is just minutes from Historic Downtown Summerville and the top-ranked Dorchester II School District. The single-family, new construction homes offer exceptional details and NO HOA!

Hunter Quinn Homes builds single-family homes and townhomes that provide the energy efficiency, style, comfort, and convenience that today’s homebuyers want. Take a look at our communities in the Charleston-North Charleston metro region. Then talk to us about making your way home to Summerville, SC.

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Sara was amazing and very knowledgeable throughout the process. She was willing to explain things to me multiple times as this is my first home purchase and for that I am grateful.

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