Does the thought of a new place to live excite you? Awesome! In a country as large as the United States there is a place suitable for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you are single, married, have kids or even retired. No matter where you are in life there is a new city waiting for you to call it home. If you enjoy a mix of historical significance and modern day charm combined with southern warmth you may want to consider looking at the homes for sale in Charleston, South Carolina.
This question can be answered in many different ways depending on what you looking to gain from your new location. If you are into history, the military, even the paranormal Charleston and its surrounding area is definitely the place for you. Easily accessible from Interstate 95, it is the halfway point between Washington DC and Miami, Florida meaning you are never far from the action.
Charleston and History
Charleston and the surrounding areas have been influential in the history of the United States. The first shots of the American Civil war were fired upon Fort Sumter by Confederate troops in 1861. The Fort, which is located within Charleston Harbor, is national monument that is open for public exploration and accessible via Ferry rides from the city. If you are interested in learning more about this location check out the National Park’s website at http://www.nps.gov/fosu/index.htm
If you would like to stay on the mainland much of the city’s downtown area is considered historic due to the museums and homes that it houses. One museum that calls the city home was actually America’s first museum the appropriately named Charleston Museum. You can check them out here. http://www.charlestonmuseum.org/home
Charleston and the Military
Following in its historical footsteps, the present day Armed Forces also have a significant presence within the city and the surrounding area. Joint Base Charleston, formerly known as Charleston Air Force Base, is located in North Charleston. If you are relocating because of reassignment to the base or because you are accepting a civilian position there, check with the Support Center located on base for any assistance you may need.
The historic Military College of South Carolina, better known as the Citadel, is located within Charleston city limits.
Charleston and the Paranormal
This side of the city may not appeal to everyone, but if it does there are plenty of locations for you to check out. If you have access to an IPhone check out the Ghost Hunters Haunted House Finder app to find some of the more haunted locations in the city.
If these aspects interest you, there are tons of opportunities to look for a new home for sale in Charleston, South Carolina. Take the time to do the research and check it out!
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Samantha Wideman is part of a team of writers and specializes in writing about current news events.