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The historic Socastee community is anchored by the Intracoastal Waterway, which runs through this Myrtle Beach suburb named after the Indigenous American name Sawkastee from a 1711 land grant.
Today, homes for sale in Socastee within its 13.9 square miles are revered for this comfortable nearness to the waterfront, as well as the eclectic neighborhoods of locals that make you feel at home. Socastee homes for sale boast Southern charm in a variety of sizes, styles and layouts, including condos and townhomes.
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Rooted in a rich history that traces back to 1711, Socastee today is still centered on the Intracoastal Waterway, where it once produced turpentine and tar in the 1870s and now is home to an area listed in the National Register of Historic Places that boasts remnants of the Cooper House and General Store and the landmark operational Socastee Swing Bridge. Built in 1935, the swing bridge is one of only 10 swing bridges in the state and swings out on a regular schedule.
Socastee homes for sale embrace this colorful history and sense of community within large, rural neighborhoods that are continuously growing and developing because of the increasing demand and draw to the waterfront. Here are some more tidbits about all that is available to see and do in the sought-after suburb of Socastee:
*Highway 707 in Socastee was once the gateway to the “back gate” of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, which closed in 1994. Today, Socastee’s main thoroughfare of 707 leads to that land that is now The Market Common, a popular hub of dining, shopping and entertainment venues, as well as a flourish of phenomenal single family home developments, condos, parks and the Horry Georgetown Community College. You’ll find something to do here on a daily basis!
*Rent jet skis and standup paddleboards at Island Adventure Watersports, docked at the swing bridge.
*Socastee is located just south and west of the Myrtle Beach International Airport – a short, convenient drive for all of your traveling needs.
*Popular local dining hotspots and boutiques line Highway 707 and Dick Pond Road.
*Help the town celebrate its long, storied history at the annual Socastee Heritage Festival each April, when they close down the street around the Socastee Swing Bridge.
*Get wild at Socastee’s hidden treasure, TIGERS Myrtle Beach Safari, a wildlife preserve on 50 acres that more than 130 endangered tigers and more animals call home. Socastee is also home to the Waccatee Zoo on Enterprise Road.
*Also on Enterprise Road is the Socastee Recreation Park, where there’s a layout of soccer fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, playground, frisbee golf, RV race track, walking trails and more.
*And you’ll love picking up a good beach book at the Socastee Library, which also hosts daily activities and book clubs.