Inlet Life : Spotlight on 3 Amazing Murrells Inlet Neighborhoods
Murrells Inlet is a hidden gem along the Grand Strand. Residents and visitors stroll along the Marsh Walk, enjoy watching birds and local wildlife and enjoy water sports like paddle boarding and kayaking through the unique ecosystem of the salt marsh. Murrells Inlet is also home to Restaurant Row, a set of restaurants along the inlet that feature some of the best seafood in the area. With so much to savor and enjoy, it’s easy to see why Murrells Inlet is a desirable place to search for a new home.
Belle Vue is a gated community along the banks of the Murrells Inlet tidal creek. Historic oaks, marsh views and coastal style custom homes are just a few of the features that make this neighborhood amazing. Residents have use of a community dock and many homes have permits and space for private docks to boat right out into the tidal creek. Homes without a waterfront view start around $500,000, while homes with a spectacular view of the water are priced starting around $1 million and up.
A gated community on the waterfront, just a few blocks from the Marsh Walk is the neighborhood of The Hermitage. Named after the nearby National Historic site of the original Hermitage, site of the tragic story of Alice Flagg, this community is pure luxury. The homes in The Hermitage pay homage to the original historic homes of the area. Many home sites feature magnificent fountains, private pools, private boat docks and sculpture gardens. Homes directly on the water range from $1 million up to more than $4 million. Homes that are not on the water start around $500,000.
For buyers of slightly more modest means, Mount Gilead is a hot neighborhood in the Inlet area. This mature, lush neighborhood with moss-draped oaks and plantation-style homes offers unique channel-front lots. The channels provide access to the Inlet and farther out, the Atlantic Ocean. A favorite of water sports enthusiasts, homes along the channel offer private docks on the water and range into the $800,000s in this neighborhood. Homes that don’t directly access the channel start around $200,000 – easily making Mount Gilead of the more affordable amazing luxury communities in Murrells Inlet.
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