Located within the City of Charleston, Daniel Island is a 4,000-acre island town featuring traditional neighborhoods, world-class golf, tennis and soccer facilities and a growing collection of amenities. The island’s downtown is home to schools, churches, medical offices, boutiques, restaurants and many other conveniences. There are hundreds of acres of parks, 23 miles of rivers and creeks, leisure trails and a private country club providing residents with a myriad of recreational opportunities. A highly-desirable destination for Charleston real estate, Daniel Island has been honored with numerous accolades, including a prestigious “Award for Excellence” by the Urban Land Institute.
Barfield Park sits across from Center Park and is centrally located on Daniel Island, making walking to almost anywhere very possible. The neighborhood includes upscale townhomes and single-family residences, built by David Weekly Homes, Simoni Builders, and others in the traditional style. Some of the homes have views of the Wando River. Barfield Park has a natural wooded park and beautiful walking trails, leading to vistas of the Wando River and a picnic gazebo. Residents have access to the Pierce Park pool which is close by.
Beresford Creek Landing is a custom home community of approximately 144 homesites located off of Clements Ferry Road. The developer, Southern Lifestyles, began development in 2001. The subdivision resides on Beresford Creek which allows access to both the Cooper and Wando Rivers. There are 24 waterfront lots with approved private docks. Each homesite ranges in size from .3 to .75 acres, and homes range from 2,000-2,800 square feet. The subdivision has a clubhouse with a swimming pool, tennis courts, a waterfront park with a dock, and lots of paved jogging and biking trails.
Beresford Hall is a gated custom home community of approximately 200 homesites located on appromiately 600 acres off of Clements Ferry Road. The developer, Greenwood Development, began development in 1999. Homesites range from .5 to 3 acres in size. Amenities include a community clubhouse called “The Ruins”, which includes a kitchen, a swimming pool, a community deepwater boat ramp and dock with a fish cleaning station, 2 playgrounds, 4 parks, an ice house, a campfire pit, a neighborhood crabbing dock, a basketball court, a baseball field, a dog park, picnic areas and eight miles of walking trails. Within Beresford Hall, there are 581 grand oaks and a designated green space that never will be developed.
Cochran Park is located on the southwestern side of Daniel Island, situated along the marsh. Some of the raised homes here have spectacular views. Homes were built by David Weekly Homes, Passailaigue Homes, and others. Just a boat ride away from Cochran Park is the beautiful natural island of Bellinger Island.
Codners Ferry Park was the first custom built neighborhood on Daniel Island and is situated by Beresford Creek. The subdivision amenities include the Scott Park pool, a private boat launch and dock, mature landscaping and lots of walking trails. Some of the homes are on deep water, have private pools and large backyards. Bellinger Island, a nature preserve, lies just at the edge of this special neighborhood.
Daniel Island Park is a custom built upscale community on the north side of the island designed around two private Tom Fazio and Rees Jones designed golf courses. It is the largest neighborhood on the island, and one can select from homes, townhomes, condominiums or homesites in a variety of settings oriented around a park, along the water or marsh, or on the nationally ranked golf courses. The club’s Ralston Creek course is the current home of the PGA Tour’s season-ending Nationwide Tour Championship. The clubhouse features locker rooms, a golf shop, and a pub, a popular destination for golfers. Amenities other than golf include a clubhouse for dining, two spacious resort-style pools, one with a water slide, an outdoor grill and cabana bar, croquet and bocce lawns, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Also on site, a tennis pavilion serves two hard surface courts, eight Har-Tru courts and a grass court.
Located next to Codners Ferry Park, Etiwan Park is situated along a 7 acre park, which hosts a myriad of activities such as soccer, volleyball, basketball and all sorts of other outdoor sports, children’s sporting events and concerts. Across the street is Bishop England, a private school serving grades 9-12. The homes in Etiwan Park were built by DR Horton and others in the traditional style. Residents of this neighborhood also enjoy close proximity to island schools and churches.
Pierce Park is a family friendly neighborhood due to its close proximity to the schools and library. Centrally located, it sits along the Wando River and includes a beautiful open-air pavilion clubhouse on the marsh complete with a catering kitchen and fireplace. The Pierce Park pool is a favorite pool on the island among children and is flanked with beautiful walking trails and marsh views. The neighborhood has both single-family homes and townhouses. The townhomes are large and have lavish front porches. Some have guest suites situated above the detached garages.
Smythe Park is on the south side of Daniel Island and is centered around an 11-acre lake and surrounded by 22 acres of green space, walking and biking paths, picnic areas, and a favorite playground for kids that the locals call “ship park”. Single-family homes, lots ranging in size to as large as .5 acre and condominiums are available. Some of the homes and homesites overlook the lake, while others overlook the marsh or woods. Homes built here were built by many builders including John Wieland Homes, David Weekly, J.D. Smith, Structures, Simonini, Pulte and others. A select few of the homes and homesites have beautiful views of the Wando River and Ravenel bridge. Around Smythe Lake, residents can kayak, fish and canoe. It is also a popular spot for weddings and is the gathering place for special events. Other amenities include access to Pierce Park Pool and the use of the community boat launch. This neighborhood is also within walking distance to the Daniel Island Public School and public library.