Historical downtown area of Charleston, SC at sunset.

South Carolina offers resort-style living for buyers on a budget. 

Whether you’re looking for an affordable home for retirement or a second home to enjoy for vacation, South Carolina has something that is sure to suit your budget with several active adult communities featuring price points that range from below $100k to the mid $100s.

Check out these top lowest-priced communities in South Carolina. 

Myrtle Beach Golf & Yacht Club - Myrtle Beach, SC 

Below $100k - Mid $200s

With prices starting below $100k, Myrtle Beach Golf and Yacht Club is one of the most affordable active adult communities in the Palmetto State. This community features just over a thousand single-family homes with a wide variety of floor plans by several different builders available. Plans tend to range from 1,100 to 1,800 square feet and offer two to three bedrooms, one to two bathrooms, and attached garages. Myrtle Beach Golf and Yacht Club also offers its homeowners several amenities, including a community center, an outdoor pool and whirlpool spa, shuffleboards, and two tennis courts. There’s also a picnic area, a playground that’s ideal for visits with the grandchildren, scenic lakes, ponds, walking and biking trails, plus, R.V. and boat parking.

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Hulon Greene - West Columbia, SC

Below $100k - High $100s

Located just outside of South Carolina’s capitol city, Hulon Greene is another low-priced community with homes available under $100k. The gated and age-restricted neighborhood boasts 140 residences with a combination for condos and single-family homes that are available on a resale-only basis. There are a number of floor plans with condos ranging from 832 to 1,210 square feet and single-family homes ranging from 1,500 to over 3,500 square feet of living space. Hulon Green residents have access to a number of amenities, including a clubhouse, a fitness center. a library, multipurpose rooms, an outdoor pool and patio area, and plenty of parks and natural space.

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Island Green - Myrtle Beach, SC

Below $100k - Mid $200s

Island Green is another Myrtle Beach community with very affordable housing options. The community is made up of condos, attached homes, and single-family homes. There’s a long list of available floor plans. Condos range from 480 to 1,251 square feet of living space and have one to two bedrooms and one to two bathrooms. Island Green’s attached plans are 480 to 1,018 square feet and have one to two bedrooms and one to two bathrooms. Single-family homes within the community range from 1,100 to 3,468 square feet and have two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

The list of amenities includes a clubhouse, a social hall, a fitness center, and an indoor pool and whirlpool spa. Residents also have access to several outdoor amities include a pool and patio, tennis courts, natural space, and scenic ponds.

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Spring Forest - Murrells Inlet, SC 

Low $100s - Mid $100s

Spring Forest entrance sign.

Spring Forest provides an intimate setting with traditional amenities.

Located near popular Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, Spring Forest is a small, age-restricted community with prices between the low and mid $100s. The gated neighborhood boasts 126 single-family homes with floor plans that range from 1,056 to 1,800 square feet and offer two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached one or two-car garages. Spring Forest’s amenities include a clubhouse, an exercise room, a game room, a library, an outdoor pool, scenic ponds, and RV and boat parking.

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Rivergate - Little River, SC

Low $100s - Mid $100s

Rivergate is a small, age-restricted community that features 82 homes. It has both attached and single-family homes available by resale only. There are a number of floor plans to choose between. The neighborhood’s attached homes range from 1,200 to 1,900 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached one or two-car garage. The single-family floor plans range from 1,297 to 1,992 square feet and have three to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Available amenities include a clubhouse and an outdoor pool and patio space.

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Berkshire Forest - Myrtle Beach, SC

Mid $100s - High $400s

Exterior of Berkshire Forest's clubhouse and outdoor pool and patio.

Berkshire Forest features a variety of new and resale home styles.

Upon final completion, the Berkshire Forest community will play host to 1,500 residences with a mixture of condos and single-family homes. Both new and resale homes are on the market with affordable prices starting in the mid $100s. Floor plans range from 2, 321to 3,200 square feet and have two to six bedrooms, two and a half to five bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages. Berkshire Forest’s homeowners have access to a list of amenities, including a residents’ club, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and patio, a whirlpool spa, and tennis, bocce, and basketball courts. 

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Blackmoor - Murrells Inlet, SC

Low $100s - High $400s

Blackmoor located in Murrells Inlet features 612 residences with a combination of condos, attached homes, and single-family homes available for resale. With so many housing options, there’s a plethora of floor plans to consider that range from 1,050 to 4,800 square feet. Layouts offer two to four bedrooms and two to four bathrooms. Most of the plans also offer two-car garages. Blackmoor has a variety of amenities to take advantage of that range from two clubhouses and a golf course to several outdoor pools and tennis courts.

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Myrtle Trace - Conway, SC

Mid $100s - Low $200s

Exterior of the pool and patio at Myrtle Trace with trees surrounding the background.

Myrtle Trace features a variety of resort-style amenities to take advantage of.

The established community of Myrtle Trace boast 518 single-family homes that are available on a resale-only basis with prices starting in the mid $100s. Homes within the age-restricted community are mostly ranch-style with low-maintenance exteriors. Layouts offer two to three bedrooms, two to two-and-a-half bathrooms and an attached garage. The community’s amenities include a clubhouse, a hobby and game room, a library, and a catering kitchen. Outdoors amenities range from a pool and bocce courts to shuffleboard courts and horseshoe pits 

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Edgewater The Cottages - Lancaster, SC

Mid $100s - Mid $300s

Rounding out the list of the lowest-priced communities in South Carolina, Edgewater The Cottages is a small, tight-knit neighborhood with 92 homes with prices starting in the mid $100s. Prospective buyers have five different floor plans to consider that vary from 1,149 to 1,68 square feet of living space. Layouts have two to five bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and two-car garages.

The community’s list of amenities includes a village square, an 18-hole golf course and pro shop, an outdoor pool and patio, cabanas, a fitness center, and tennis and pickleball courts. Residents can also enjoy Edgewater’s walking and biking trails, marina, and boat launch. There’s also RV and boat storage available.

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