The closest beach to downtown Charleston, Folly is a mecca for surfers, fishermen and all lovers of the laid-back beach lifestyle. You'll find excellent pier and surf fishing, an enticing variety of restaurants and bars, live music, and some of the best surfing on the east coast. Properties on this oceanfront community remain a value buy compared with some of the other more expensive beaches nearby. Finding a home on the front beach in the low $1M range is not unheard of, and you may come across interior properties selling for much less. A true community, the island is home to several charming establishments and restaurants in a thriving downtown area.