A Guide to Cane Bay Plantation in Summerville, SC

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Cane Bay Plantation is a unique community located in Summerville, South Carolina. Not only is the sheer scale of the community impressive, but the level of convenience offered by that scale is just as impressive, too. Without even leaving the community, residents have access to schools, healthcare, shopping, dining, outdoor activities, and much more.

Each of the distinct neighborhoods has been built by experienced and well-respected home builders offering waterfront properties, single-family homes, and apartments. The variety of living options means there's something for everyone from first-time home buyers and growing families to those looking for a great place to retire.

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Cane Bay comprises over 4500 acres of land located in South Carolina's Berkeley County. Easily accessible to Highways 176, 52 and 78, and I-26, you're only minutes away from everything the Lowcountry has to offer. It's only 10 minutes to Main Street in Summerville and a 30-minute drive to downtown Charleston and area beaches.

Access to anywhere else in the world? It's got that too, with nearby airport access to the Summerville Airport, Berkeley County Airport, and the Charleston International Airport.

Access to top-notch medical facilities such as Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital, Moncks Corner Medical Plaza, Roper Hospital, and Summer Medical Center is just around the corner if you ever need them.

And anyone obsessed with golf will have more than enough choices nearby with access to The Club at Pine Forest, Berkeley Country Club, and the Summerville Country Club.


Cane Bay features not one, not two, but three of the highest-ranked Berkeley County schools within its borders to meet the needs of pre-k through 12th-grade students without setting foot outside of the community. 

Cane Bay Elementary

Serving children from pre-k to fourth grade, Cane Bay Elementary opened its doors in 2009 and in less than 10 years earned the Palmetto Gold award for General Performance. The students participate in great programs like Boosterthon, Cardio Cubs, Jump Rope for Heart, and Good News Club and ensure that funds from its Arts in Basic Curriculum Advancement Grant make arts an integral part of daily instruction.

Cane Bay Middle School

Beginning in the fall of 2012, the Cane Bay Middle School began serving students from fifth through eighth grade. The school is equipped to offer STEAM education, a pre-engineering curriculum, credit-bearing, and gifted courses as well as extensions like Robotics, Cyberpatriots, Trebuchet, and Quest.

Cane Bay High School

Opened in 2008, Cane Bay High School serves students from 9-12th grade and offers a wide array of CTE and AP programs compared to other schools in the tri-county area.

The high school also has partnerships with local businesses to offer extended skills training such as business & marketing, banking, law enforcement, health sciences, and biomedical and intermediate manufacturing from Volvo.

Berkeley Preparatory Academy

The newest addition to Cane Bay's educational offerings is their preparatory school. This tuition-free public charter school currently serves K-6th grades but will grow to include grades 7 and 8 by the 2023-24 school year. The unique operation of this school focuses on collaboration and future-ready skills. Each grade is comprised of "Communities".

Source: Cane Bay Plantation Schools Page


Lakes of Cane Bay

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Outdoor lovers will gravitate toward this neighborhood that features a 300-acre lake complete with multiple access points for just about any water activities your heart desires. Fishing, kayaking, sailing, motor boats, paddle boarding - you name it. 

Walking and biking paths offer miles of additional relaxing activities as well.

Pine Crest

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Located just minutes from downtown Summerville, this community of single-family homes offers tons of charm and natural beauty where you'll enjoy amazing amenities like walking trails, picnic areas, and their pool and pool pavilion.

Homes in Pine Crest feature attractive floor plans, three to five bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and plenty of space ranging from 1501 square feet to over 2485 square feet packed full of beautiful interior features.

Sanctuary Cove

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Featuring homes that conjure up images of Craftsman-era architecture, this community built by Landmark 24 Homes is considered a "quintessential Charleston neighborhood. It's also one of the first communities to open within Cane Bay.

This community features an amazing pool and cabana and close proximity to The Market at Cane Bay offering great convenience in a country setting.

Pender Woods

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Pender Woods features a variety of three, four, and five-bedroom homes from Starlight Homes within close proximity to locations like Lake Moultrie, Lake Marion, Cypress Gardens, and Azalea Park. This neighborhood offers 9 different home plans ranging from 1200 square feet to 2688. Enjoy amenities such as their pool, playground, and community open spaces within this subsection.


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The single-family homes in Woodwinds range from 1556 to 3461 square feet, with three to six bedrooms and two to five bathrooms. This neighborhood offers 9 different home designs to choose from with a variety of interior and exterior options to create just the dream home you envisioned.

Enjoy a community swimming pool and pavilion for events, cookout patio, and playground while also enjoying access to Cane Bay's 25-mile trail system, YMCA, and all the other amazing amenities within the development.

Lindera Preserve

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This quiet and comfortable community built by Lennar features stylish, charming single-family homes and is said to be the top-selling community within Cane Bay. Lindera offers 530 homesites in this family-friendly development with direct access to its own pond, resort-style swimming pool and amenity center, playgrounds, trails, dog park, and more.

Palmetto Walk

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This smaller community features only 74 homes starting at 1667 square feet with wooded and pond lots. Conveniently located near the entrance of the Cane Bay community, enjoy walking-distance access to The Market, Publix, and dining.

The Hammocks

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The Hammocks from Crescent Homes features extensive walking trails, a neighborhood pool with an amenity center, and wooded buffers offering the kind of privacy you're looking for in a secluded setting but right in the thick of Cane Bay.

This community is located in the back section of Cane Bay and offers home plans ranging from 1600 to 3800 square feet.


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Ranging from 2068 to 4182 square feet with up to six bedrooms, the 9 floor plans available in Lochton make this neighborhood sought after by home buyers. Most home plans feature the master on the first floor and designated space for a home office or flex room.

Amenities include a pool, cabana, park, and walking trails while the neighborhood itself features lighted streets with sidewalks, a playground, and a pond.

Cane Ridge

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Convenient location, access to fantastic amenities, and a wide variety of floor plans make the Cane Ridge community from D.R. Horton another highly-desirable community to live in. 

Its entrance offers homeowners quick access to highway 26 for quicker commuting and is located just a short distance to the Cane Bay shopping center and Nexton Square. Community amenities include Bocce, indoor pickle ball, a park, pool, picnic space, and more.

Apartment Living: The Hudson

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The Hudson at Cane Bay features 300 apartment homes offering one, two, and three-bedroom floor plans with stylish upgrades like hardwood floors, granite countertops, walk-in closets, and balconies or patios.

Amenities are plenty, like a 24/7 fitness center, pool with cabanas and fire pit, dog park, pond, and walking trails as well as an outdoor entertainment lounge, grilling pavilion, and club room.

55+ Communities: Four Seasons and Del Webb

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Four Seasons is an active adult community actually located within The Lakes of Cane Bay. This 55+ community offers spacious home plans for lakefront living. Residents have access to the 24,000-square-foot clubhouse and a full-time lifestyle director who keeps the calendar filled with activities like Zumba and Yoga classes.

Del Webb at Cane Bay is situated within a 360-acre gated community designed for 55+ residents looking to maintain an active lifestyle. Enjoy tons of activities, clubs, and events as a resident here along with a 20,000-square-foot clubhouse as the hub of the community. The clubhouse features a fitness center, lap pool, aerobics studio, arts and crafts studios, ballroom, and more.

Community Amenities and HOA

To say the residents of Cane Bay have world-class amenities available to them would be an understatement. Within the community is a 68-acre YMCA complex that offers sports fields, indoor/outdoor pools, an elevated walking track, and lots more. The YMCA also partnered with the Berkeley County library system and the facility also includes a first-of-its-kind library integrated into the building.

Over half a dozen healthcare facilities are also located within the facility. And just inside the entryway is a shopping center complete with a Publix, pet groomers, shopping, and more.

The actual community has miles of walking trails, and individual pools with pavilions or cabanas and each subsection is within walking distance to one of Cane Bay's many parks.

Cane Bay Plantation Real Estate Market

For the most up-to-date information about Cane Bay real estate, get in touch with Charleston's Best Home Team[LINK], the following are some basic stats about the area.

Current home prices range from $375,000 to $622,000 with the median sale price around $387,857. The age of homes within the community begin around 2007 to new construction is still ongoing at the present day. 

Home sizes are currently from 1200+ square feet up to 4000+ square feet with two to six bedrooms and two to six bathrooms and lot sizes for homes can be found up to 5+ acres in some situations.

Homes for Sale in Cane Bay Plantation

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