Daniel Island is Charleston’s “island town,” with traditional neighborhoods, hundreds of acres of parks and a vibrant downtown with shops, restaurants and conveniences carefully integrated within a classic Lowcountry setting surrounded by 23 mile of rivers and creeks. Here's your chance to have a look inside the unique Charleston town that will be the site of our 2013 Showhouse.

1. About Daniel Island


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The island’s outstanding recreational offerings include a private country club with golf courses by Tom Fazio and Rees Jones, professional tennis and soccer stadiums, 12+ miles of trails, fishing, boating, paddle sports and more. With a convenient location just 20 minutes from Charleston’s downtown historic district, area beaches and the airport, Daniel Island is a popular Charleston destination where people live, work and play.

2. Living on Daniel Island


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Daniel Island is a friendly town where people from around the country have come to make their homes. The diverse mix of residents here includes everything from single professionals and young families to empty nesters and retirees. Neighbors quickly become friends, and this active community offers many ways to get involved.

From special events of all kinds to clubs and groups tailored to all interests, there’s always something interesting to do on Daniel Island. With convenient shops and restaurants located right on the island—and easy access to Charleston’s legendary dining, shopping and area attractions—life in this island town offers the best of both worlds.

3. Neighborhoods and Homes on Daniel Island

Smythe Park

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Daniel Island’s traditional residential neighborhoods have been designed with charming tree- and sidewalk-lined streets. Homes, townhomes and condominiums are based on the southern vernacular style of architecture, with details like wide front porches with well-proportioned columns, dormer windows, operable shutters and pitched roofs. Built by some of the region’s finest builders, the homes on Daniel Island are known for their quality and attention to detail.

4. Playing on Daniel Island

Ralston Creek #10

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Daniel Island’s recreational opportunities are virtually unlimited, with hundreds of acres of parks and trails providing venues for a variety of outdoor pursuits. The island’s coastal setting boasts 23 miles of river and creeks that are perfect for fishing, crabbing and boating of all kinds.

The Daniel Island Club is the island’s private in-town country club, with 18-hole golf courses by Tom Fazio and Rees Jones, plus outstanding swim, tennis and fitness offerings and a breathtaking golf clubhouse offering dining and special events.

The Family Circle Tennis Center is home to the internationally-televised Family Circle Cup professional women’s tennis tournament each spring. And Blackbaud Stadium is a state-of-the-art soccer facility that is home to Charleston’s professional soccer team, The Battery.

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