This is one of the most scenic and beautiful, areas in Charleston. Steeped in history, the ancient oak trees that are hung with Spanish Moss speak of an era that has gone by with few changes making it a very quiet recluse for many area home owners.

The island is roughly 10 miles long and 6 miles wide. Crossing over Church Creek is the only access and the large Bohicket Creek wraps its way around most of the island that then connects at the mouth of the North Edisto River.

Having grown up at the end of the Leadenwah Creek (which leads in from the North Edisto) at Selkirk Plantation, Nat Wallen knows this area quite well. He has many stories that he remembers growing up on the cattle farm his grandparents purchased in the 1940’s and has documented them in this blog post.

If you are driving through Johns and onto Wadmalaw on Maybank Highway, you will come to a split in the road. By bending left you will remain on Maybank and within a few hundred yards you will find the gated community of Longcreek.

Longcreek is known for its large lots where homeowners enjoy private 7-20 acre lots. The HOA is made up of a group of like minded individuals that maintain their properties to blend in well with the pleasant low country atmosphere.

By bending right at the fork you are on Bears Bluff Road, you will find a number of smaller properties along both sides of the road and several large tracts of land on the right that border the Wadmalaw Sound and the Intracoastal Waterway. This area is very scenic and an example can be seen in the popular blockbuster film, “The Notebook”.

If you are looking for condos or townhouses, you will not find any here. The area is too rural for these types of developments which makes the place as special as it is. Passing through it will lead you through a blur of fields and trees and you will finally find yourself stopped because the road ends in Rockville.

Rockville is a sought after small village that features 20-25 charming homes. This small community is known for it’s sailing regatta, occurring the first weekend August, bring party goers into the small creek in droves to watch the race and celebrate the summer doldrums with cool beverages and a weekend long party for locals and newcomers alike.


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41 Photos 5524 Katy Hill Road Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

5524 Katy Hill Road
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Liberia Plantation
Residential

MLS# 21028081 / Active
4 br, 3 ba, 3675 Sqft

Island Garden Get-Away! Get back to nature on your own 1-acre island retreat, lush natural garden, mini greenhouse, wide Southern veranda, approx... 

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$540,000
Reduced -$10,000
Provided courtesy of Home Solution Real Estate Services
82 Photos 5435 John Mack Lane Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

5435 John Mack Lane
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Residential

MLS# 21027802 / Active
2 br, 2 ba, 1712 Sqft

Gated privacy on over 41 acres awaits you on one of the last remaining low density islands in the Charleston area. John Mack lane is positioned of... 

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$1,395,000
Provided courtesy of Akers Ellis Real Estate LLC
49 Photos 1806 Tacky Point Road Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

1806 Tacky Point Road
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Tar Kiln
Residential

MLS# 21027728 / Active
3 br, 3 ba, 2972 Sqft

With expansive grounds, moss-draped live oaks, and convenient deep water access, this waterfront Wadmalaw Island estate is a true retreat. Located... 

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$1,849,900
Provided courtesy of The Cassina Group
38 Photos 6411 Granite Road Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

6411 Granite Road
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Residential

MLS# 21027712 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 1716 Sqft

Welcome to the quiet beauty of Wadamalaw Island! Tucked away at the end of a city maintained dirt road you'll find this charming island home that ... 

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$180,000
Provided courtesy of Akers Ellis Real Estate LLC
65 Photos 1310 Martins Point Road Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

1310 Martins Point Road
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Martins Point
Residential

MLS# 21026886 / Active
6 br, 3 ba, 2 Half Bath, 3149 Sqft

Enjoy panoramic waterfront views of the Wadmalaw Sound from this 6 bedroom/3 full and 2 half bath home in Martins Point Plantation. The estate is a... 

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$1,595,000
Provided courtesy of Disher Hamrick & Myers Res Inc
65 Photos 7030 Maybank Highway Rockville, SC 29732

7030 Maybank Highway
Rockville, SC 29732
Rockland Plantation
Residential

MLS# 21017220 / Active
4 br, 5 ba, 1 Half Bath, 4712 Sqft

SELLER IS LICENSED REALTOR.Rockville is an Historic town on the island of Wadmalaw which is one of the few remaining undeveloped areas within 20 m... 

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$1,050,000
Reduced -$25,000
Provided courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate
158 Photos 6569 Maybank Highway Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

6569 Maybank Highway
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Wadmalaw Island
Residential

MLS# 20030589 / Active
1 br, 1 ba, 600 Sqft

Situated on nearly 35 private, gated acres, this property has 2,500 ft of tidal creek frontage on its eastern and northern sides. Along the creek ... 

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$1,750,000
Reduced -$250,000
Provided courtesy of RE/MAX FullSail
20 Photos 6125 Maybank Highway Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

6125 Maybank Highway
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Wadmalaw Island
Residential

MLS# 19001554 / Active
4 br, 3 ba, 3008 Sqft

Handy man special. Home is vacant and in need of updating and repairs. There is a separate mother-in-law suite at the far right end of the home. ... 

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$300,000
Increase +$100,000
Provided courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate
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