Daniel Island
A Place To Call Home

Daniel Island is perfect for people looking for an active and healthy lifestyle with its hundreds of acres of parks, 25+ miles of trails, 23 miles of rivers and creeks, swimming pools, tennis courts,and a private country club with a nationally-acclaimed golf course. Daniel Island’s small-town atmosphere makes it a place where neighbors quickly become friends, looking out for one another and lending a hand when others in the community are in need. As in any great small town, the conveniences of modern living and a diverse selection of boutiques and restaurants are centrally located in the neighborhoods. In addition to banks, medical offices, beauty salons, a supermarket, and a seasonal farmers’ market, Daniel Island’s pedestrian-friendly downtown is also home to professional offices of all types and sizes, from small “home-grown” businesses to the corporate headquarters for some of Charleston’s largest employers. Sound planning and design have guided the evolution of this newer community within Charleston, which has been recognized with a prestigious “Award for Excellence” from the Urban Land Institute. Daniel Island was truly designed with you in mind.

Why Choose Daniel Island Real Estate

When deciding on which area of Charleston you want to view real estate listings, Daniel Island, SC is a lovely small-town community located within Charleston proper. It’s location, schools, activities and restaurants make it a perfect place for those with families or those looking to have more connection with their neighbors.


Centrally located in the Charleston, SC Area. Within about 24 minutes, you can be in downtown Charleston enjoying the shopping, attractions, or the cuisine of old South Carolina. Sullivan’s Island along with its beaches, restaurants and other attractions is a mere 16 minutes away. If you’re looking for an eclectic, highly-rated dining experience, travel across two bridges from Daniel Island to The Obstinate Daughter in Sullivan’s Island. The golf courses, marinas, and other attractions in Isle of Palms are only about 25 minutes away from Daniel Island. The Wild Dunes Harbor Golf Course is about 24 minutes away if you’re looking for a highly-rated, yet challenging golf course in the Charleston area.
Daniel island schools - The Robertson Team

Daniel Island Schools

Families looking at Daniel Island real estate often ask our realtors about the schools. There are three schools located in Daniel Island, SC, both private and public.

The good news is that there are other schools to choose from within less than a 30 minute drive.

The public high school that Daniel Island residents are zoned for is Philip Simmons High School in Charleston, so we added it to the list.

Public Schools

Elementary & Middle

Daniel Island School - Elementary & Middle
2365 Daniel Island Drive
Daniel Island, SC 29492
(843) 471-2301
Great Schools Rating

Philip Simmons High School
3080 River Village Drive
Charleston, SC 29492
(843) 471-2960
Great Schools Rating

Private Education

Daniel Island Academy (Early Childhood Development)
Ages 1-5
300 Seven Farms Drive
Daniel Island, SC 29492
(843) 971-5961
Great Schools Rating

Bishop England High School (9-12th grade)
363 Seven Farms Drive
Daniel Island, SC 29492
(843) 849-9599
Great Schools Rating

Daniel island activities attractions - The Robertson Team

Activities & Attractions

Daniel Island is home to miles of creeks, rivers, hiking/biking trails and other attractions so you don’t need to always leave the island to have a good time.

Feeling adventurous? Take a cruise with Sister City Cruises and explore the Charleston area. You can take a short 1.5 hour trip and taste some of Charleston’s local beers on the WaterCraft Beer Tasting. You can also take an overnight trip to Charleston, Beaufort, Hilton Head, and Savannah over 2 days with B&B stays included.

Many Daniel Island residents love visiting the Daniel Island Waterfront Park. Situated along the Wando River, the Daniel Island Waterfront park is home to playgrounds, walking paths, hiking trails, protected wetland areas, and fishing spots. Great place to spend time with the family in Daniel Island’s main recreation park.
Daniel Island Restaurants - The Robertson Team


The Charleston area is home to many James Beard Award-winning restaurants, however, if you’re looking to stay on Daniel Island, you have many options within the Cooper and Wando Rivers.

The Kingstide
This upscale Daniel Island seafood restaurant is perfect for date night or family get-togethers. They offer fresh shrimp, oysters, clams, lobster and many other Charleston Seafood favorites, all prepared in-house. Pair one of their Seafood Towers with one of their many wines available for your next seafood dining experience in Daniel Island.

Ristorante LIDI
Ristorante LIDI is Daniel Island’s “Little Italy”. Red-and-white checkered tablecloths make this feel like Daniel Island’s Italian family restaurant. You can enjoy classics such as Chicken Parmigiana, fresh-caught fish with their ​​Pesce Del Giorno, and Italian dessert options such as Tiramisu. All made with fresh ingredients and Italian products.

There are many great restaurant options beyond those mentioned above. For the full list, check out these 10 Great Restaurants in Daniel Island, SC.

Daniel Island: Quiet Place to Raise Your Family in Charleston

Families love calling Daniel Island home thanks to it’s great access to the rest of the Charleston area, great schools, local restaurants, and activities. If you are looking to be close to the Charleston scene with the feel of living in a small-town community, Daniel Island is a great place to build your nest.

Contact our team of Realtors at the Robertson Real Estate Team to learn more about how you can start calling Daniel Island home.

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Andrew Robertson - Charleston Broker

Andrew Robertson 

Real Estate Broker
(843) 513 7309

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