Archive: 2012

  1. Luxury Apartments Offer Unique Rental Opportunity for Living On Daniel Island

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    There’s a new option for luxury apartment living on Daniel Island. Talison Row is a brand new apartment community offering more than 20,000 square feet of resort-like amenities including a saltwater pool with private cabanas, yoga and fitness studios, an outdoor kitchen and a game room. This gorgeous retreat offers quiet surroundings and richly appointed apartment homes featuring custom finishes like granite countertops and 9’ ceilings. The community is conveniently located at the end of Seven Farms Drive, within close proximity to trails, island schools, churches and downtown shops and restaurants. Choose from nine different floor plans with one, two and three-bedroom options starting at $1,095 per month.

    The Talison Row community offers private covered parking, a salt water pool with an adjacent fireplace and grilling area, a yoga studio and 24 hour fitness room, plus storage units and a clubhouse for private or community events. Talison Row residents also get to take advantage of the amenities that come with being a resident of Daniel Island. Surrounded by rivers, creeks and marsh views, there are miles of trails to explore, endless recreational options and hundreds of local shops to frequent.

    For more information about Talison Row Apartments call 866-987-6394, visit, or stop by 480 Seven Farms Drive on Daniel Island to check them out in person!

  2. Daniel Island Real Estate Reports Strong 2012 Results as the Year Comes to a Close

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    2012 has been a busy year for Daniel Island Real Estate. With just a couple weeks remaining, our sales of resale homes are up 61% compared to last year at this time. New home sales are up 45% and homesite sales are up 35%. The island’s diminished inventory of available resale single-family homes reflects this demand: While there are some wonderful properties on the market, they’re selling quickly and our supply is smaller than it’s been in years. With nine builders actively constructing new speculative homes in the Smythe Park and Daniel Island Park neighborhoods, prospective buyers can also consider a broad array of new construction choices. If you’re searching for a place to call home in Charleston’s Island Town, now is the time to make a move! For more information on the Daniel Island real estate market, please contact a Daniel Island Real Estate sales associate.

  3. Holiday Happenings on Daniel Island

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    The holidays are here! With a calendar packed full of exciting events to commemorate the season, Daniel Island residents should have no problem getting into the holiday spirit this year. From the island’s official tree lighting festivities, to the popular Holiday Festival, a Chanukah celebration and a new luminary event, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the season in Charleston’s Island Town this year.

    Tree Lighting Ceremony
    November 30 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm

    The Daniel Island Property Owners’ Association will be flipping the switch on the island’s 25-foot community Christmas tree in front of the Family Circle Tennis Center, followed by a special holiday-themed laser light show and dance party. There will be music and fun for all ages, and rumor has it there may also be a special visitor from the North Pole!

    Holiday Tennis Classic
    November 30 – December 2

    This annual USTA SC Level 3 sanctioned event is a holiday fundraiser to raise money for a cancer treatment room at the Medical University of South Carolina’s Hollings Cancer Center. The event will include an auction featuring fabulous prizes. All tournament players are encouraged to bring a holiday gift donation for adult cancer patients (DVDs, headphones, magazines, footies with treads, winter hats, blankets, etc.). For further information, call the Family Circle Tennis Center Pro Shop at (843) 849-5300.

    Holiday Festival
    December 1 | 11 am – 4 pm

    Looking for gift ideas? Get ready to “Shop, Eat and Be Dazzled” by over 100 of the highest quality designers and vendors, hand-picked for this year’s holiday shopping extravaganza at the Family Circle Tennis Center Stadium! You’ll find fabulous and unique items for everyone on your list, along with festive drinks and nibbles, family entertainment and much, much more!

    Daniel Island Chanaukah
    December 8 | 4:30 – 6 pm

    This celebration will provide education and awareness about the Jewish holiday of Chanukah. Join residents of all ages for a Menorah lighting ceremony, traditional Chanukah food and beverages and traditional Jewish games. This event takes place in front of the Family Circle Tennis Center and is free and open to the entire Daniel Island community.

    Holiday Concert at Providence Baptist Church
    December 8 | 7 pm

    Enjoy an evening of Christmastime favorites performed by the String Ensemble and the Woodwind Quintet of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Charleston’s only full-time, resident, professional orchestra. Featuring music by Bach, Elgar and Tchaikovsky, alongside popular holiday songs and carols. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at

    Daniel Island Holiday Decorating Contest Judging
    December 10 | 6-9 pm

    The competition gets tougher each year as island residents complete in this fun island-wide contest to determine who has the best display of holiday spirit. One winner per neighborhood will be chosen in the following categories: Best Overall Yard (Decorations and Lights), Best Front Door Decoration, and Best Children’s Theme.

    Inaugural Daniel Island Luminary Event
    December 16 | 6-9 pm

    The Daniel Island School PTA is hosting the first ever island-wide luminary event. Residents are asked to purchase luminary kits – including bags, sand and candles – and to line the curb in front of their home on the evening of the 16th. The more residents who participate, the more brightly our island town will shine on this special holiday evening. Residents can place orders here.

  4. Thousands Come Out For 12th Annual Park Day Festival on Daniel Island

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    Fantastic fall weather provided the perfect backdrop for this year’s Park Day festival on Saturday, November 3. Thousands of residents and island visitors came out for the festivities and to celebrate the Grand Opening of Governors Park, Daniel Island’s newest park.  A day of giving that benefits more than a dozen local non-profit organizations, Park Day features festive outdoor fun, including great food, live music and activities for all ages. This year’s event raised more than $14,000 for participating charities. All-in-all, it was a spectacularly fun fall afternoon in Charleston’s Island Town. You can check out photos from this year’s Park Day here:

  5. It’s Time for Park Day!

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    Island residents are buzzing about the upcoming Park Day festival, one of Daniel Island’s most popular annual events. Taking place on Saturday, November 3 at a new venue – the newly-opened Governors Park on Seven Farms Drive – Park Day is a fall tradition featuring outdoor activities, great food and live music for all ages. This year, several new activities will be offered, along with long-standing festival favorites.

    Event highlights include:

    • Live music and entertainment all afternoon long
    • Dog and wild animal exhibits
    • Pie Baking Contest from the Daniel Island News
    • Mobile Skate Park
    • Giant Mountain Slide, Bungee Trampolines, Jump Castles
    • Train Rides
    • Food Trucks
    • Beer Garden and Wine Tasting

    Charleston’s Mayor Joe Riley and other City of Charleston officials will take the stage at noon for a dedication ceremony to commemorate the Grand Opening of City’s new Governors Park.

    Park Day is great fun for the entire family, and best of all, it showcases and benefits more than 20 area non-profit organizations. Now in its 11th year, Park Day has generated more than $200,000 for area charities since inception.

    Come come join in the fun and give back on Saturday, November 3 at Park Day on Daniel Island!

    Important Information:

    • Park Day takes place at Governors Park on Saturday, November 3 from 11 am – 5 pm
    • Admission and parking are free
    • In order to raise money for participating non-profit organizations, some activities will require a fee
    • For more information, visit


  6. Denny and Mark’s Pro-Am Jam

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    Nascar driver Denny Hamlin and musician Mark Bryan of Hootie & The Blowfish are combining the worlds of racing and music to team up for the inaugural Denny & Mark’s Pro-Am Jam taking place October 29 and 30 on Daniel Island.  The two-day event, hosted by the Student Transportation of America Education Foundation (STAEF), will feature a celebrity Jam concert presented by SunTrust on Monday, October 29 on the lawn at the Family Circle Tennis Center followed by a fun day of golf with the Celebrity Pro-Am at the Daniel Island Club’s Beresford Creek course on Tuesday, October 30.

    General admission tickets for the Jam concert are currently on sale. The ticket price is $25 and can be ordered via all Ticketmaster locations or by calling the Family Circle Tennis Center box office at 800.677.2293. The Celebrity Pro-Am golf event is closed to the public but there are sponsorship opportunities still available for interested parties.

    The current group of celebrities scheduled to participate in the two-day event is comprised of some of the greats in the worlds of golf, music, racing, entertainment and sports. Co-host of the event, Denny Hamlin, will represent the world of NASCAR along with racing legends Dale Jarrett, Darrell and Michael Waltrip and many others.

    Scheduled to join co-host Mark Bryan from the music industry are fellow band members from Hootie & the Blowfish along with singer/songwriter Steve Azar, country legend Johnny Lee, Collective Soul’s Ed Roland, R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and 14-time Grammy winner, Dan Tyminski.

    All proceeds from this year’s two-day event will go to the charitable organizations represented by hosts Denny Hamlin, Mark Bryan and STAEF, which have a common mission in creating better opportunities for children.

    For more information visit