The Isle of Palms is a 7 mile long and 1 mile wide island located in Charleston County. Known as a family beach, the barrier Island is home to 5,000 full-time residents and 20,000-50,000 investment owners and visitors. There is never a shortage of things to do on the island. Recreational activities such as, fishing, surfing, kayaking, boating, tennis, and walking are popular year round among locals and visitors. The Isle of Palms has a small front beach area that consist of local restaurants, bars, and shops and is home to one of the areas best know establishments, the Wind Jammer.
The Isle of Palms is made up a single-family homes and condos. Home prices range from $350,000 for a single ranch fixer upper, to $6,000,000 for a custom built oceanfront home. However, don’t let that $6 million price tag scare you. There are many homes available (including oceanfront) for considerably less.
14th Avenue which turns into Ocean Blvd is home to the Isle of Palms condo population. Here you will find an assortment of condos from your 1 bedroom condotel, to your 3 bedroom, luxury oceanfront penthouse. Prices range from $200,000 to $1,000,000. Short-term rentals are allowed, but an owner must maintain a business license.
Owning on the Isle of Palms is ideal for investors, or those looking to generate rental income from vacation guest, as short term rentals are allowed. There are several companies on the island that manage vacation rentals.
My favorite spot for a quick bite: Acme Cantina & for a nice seafood dinner: Boat House
Or try Coda del Pesce, the islands newest Italian restaurant.
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Isle of Palms Dog Rules:
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