Some Johns Island homes are located within Charleston city limits and others are not. The island spans 84 square miles, making it the largest island in South Carolina and the fourth largest island on the East Coast. The Stono and Kiawah rivers separate Johns Island from the neighboring islands of Wadmalaw, Seabrook, Kiawah, Edisto, Folly, and James. This area is growing quickly, as it is located close to downtown Charleston and also offers a welcoming vibe and ample natural beauty.
Johns Island is the home of the world famous Angel Oak. This Southern live oak tree is estimated to be about 400 years old. The tree is enormous and sprawling and truly a sight to see. The island is also known for its agricultural products, with its tomatoes being the most popular. Stop in for some fresh produce at Rosebank Farms Market, just one of many places to get amazing produce in the area.
Other attractions near Johns Island homes include Charleston Aqua Park and Eden Wind Farm. Charleston Aqua Park is based at Trophy Lakes and has floating features on the water for climbing and sliding. Eden Wind Farm offers many experiences with horses as well as boarding. Check out the horse adventures for kids and adult lessons.
Children living in Johns Island real estate attend school in the Charleston County School District, or choose one of many private schools in the area. Families enjoy spending time at Johns Island Branch Library, exploring parks in the area, and taking part in recreational programs. There are also many events that happen in Johns Island each year, one of the most popular is the Battle of Charleston Reenactment that takes place Legare Farms. There are lots of choices for dining out. Popular restaurants include Wild Olive, Stono Market and Tomato Shed Cafe, Fat Hen, Angel Oak Restaurant, Sunrise Bistro, Hege’s, and the Royal Tern.