A well-established residential community, James Island is located west of downtown Charleston, separated from West Ashley by the Stono River. This area offers a large selection of moderately priced single family homes, as well as a multitude of newer construction apartments and condominiums. James Island is a diverse market, with property values ranging from the small condominium all the way to multi-million dollar estates. In this diverse area one will find numerous gems with deep water docks, along with moderately sized homes framed by ancient oaks and magnolia trees. Most parts of James Island are no more than 20 minutes from Downtown Charleston.