Within Charleston, South Carolina, a very special island town has emerged. This is a place where traditional neighborhoods, nationally ranked golf and a vibrant downtown enjoy a spectacular coastal setting. Surrounded by rivers, creeks and beautiful marsh views, Daniel Island is a place where people live and work, where children walk to school, and where the opportunities for active recreation are limitless. Residents of all ages have come from around the country to make their home here, drawn by the island's natural beauty, welcoming neighbors and endless array of amenities and conveniences, all within just 15 minutes of historic Charleston, SC.
A small-town atmosphere makes Daniel Island a place where neighbors quickly become friends, looking out for one another and lending a hand when others in the community are in need. There are endless ways to get involved here, from welcome committees, churches and schools, to clubs and groups for all interests – running, biking, walking, gardening, kayaking, fishing, fine dining and more. There are also an impressive array special events year-round. A popular annual picnic and concert at Smythe Park, concerts at Volvo Car Stadium, a seasonal farmers' market and much more provide endless opportunities for mixing and mingling with neighbors.
As in any great small town, the conveniences of modern living and a diverse selection of boutiques and restaurants are centrally located to 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.