Sweetwater, Charleston, SC

Sweetwater Neighborhood Guide Charleston, SC

About

Sweetwater is a vibrant neighborhood located in Charleston, South Carolina, known for its beautiful homes and warm, welcoming community atmosphere. Nestled between the Ashley River and Stono River, it offers scenic river views and close proximity to the city's natural elements. It's located near major highways like I-526 and US Route 17, providing easy access to downtown Charleston and other parts of the city. Furthermore, Sweetwater is close to Citadel Mall and other shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

What You Will Love about Sweetwater, Charleston, South Carolina:

  • Scenic river views and numerous walking trails for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Proximity to major highways makes commuting and travel easy.
  • A vibrant community atmosphere that hosts neighborhood events.
  • Rich in shopping, dining, and entertainment options with Citadel Mall in the vicinity.

What's Nearby:

Sweetwater is just a short drive from downtown Charleston, making it an ideal location for those working in the city. Additionally, for nature enthusiasts, the neighborhood is close to the West Ashley Park, a popular spot for picnics, sports, and outdoor activities. The historic Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, one of the most visited sites in Charleston, is also nearby.

Lifestyle:

In Sweetwater, you can enjoy a relaxed suburban lifestyle with all the amenities of city living close at hand. The neighborhood is perfect for those who love the outdoors as it offers ample opportunities for walking, jogging, and biking. Additionally, the strong community vibe and frequent social events make it a friendly and engaging place to live.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 8 restaurants and 2 grocery stores within a mile of the Sweetwater neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Charleston Nut Company

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    2509 Clements Ferry Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Dockside Logistics

    Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    1.1 miles

    1301 Charleston Regional Pkwy

Sweetwater Apartments and Rentals

59 Rental properties in Sweetwater, Charleston, SC.

  • Sumner Village property

    $2,235

    Sumner Village

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1554–1678 Sqft

    Available 9/7

  • Park Place property

    $1,150+

    Park Place

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    700–1100 Sqft

    Available 8/24

  • Icon At Park Circle property

    $975+

    Icon At Park Circle

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    590–964 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 306 Pathfinder Way property

    $2,900

    306 Pathfinder Way

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1866 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1105 Leesville Street property

    $1,900

    1105 Leesville Street

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1050 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1361 Palm Cove Dr property

    $2,400

    1361 Palm Cove Dr

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
14.5%
38.7%
utilities
23.2%
10.1%
food
2.2%
2.5%
transportation
9.2%
16.5%
healthcare
4.8%
4.5%

Sweetwater Demographics

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Sweetwater Reviews

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  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Near Highways

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

Sweetwater Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

8/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

30/100
Bike Score®

Sweetwater Schools

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