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The Crescent subdivision of Charleston is located in the West Ashley River Bridge District. The Crescent features large lots with mature landscaping including large pines, oaks, azaleas and camellias. The neighborhood has large expanses of green space, which affords each home a lot of privacy. The Crescent subdivision is a very walkable area and has earned a 71 out of 100 walk score. Some lots have boat ramps and access to the Intracoastal Waterway. Residents are mostly professionals and home prices can reach several million dollars.
The Crescent subdivision is less than 5 minutes from historic downtown Charleston. Downtown Charleston features many museums and historic sites exploring the city’s history as a British colony, center of the slave trade, and center of Civil War conflict. The Crescent is also close to the business district, the Medical University of South Carolina, and Roper Hospital.
Neighborhood schools include Porter Gaud, an independent Episcopal Day School. Porter Gaud is located on the Ashley River and sits on 80 wooded acres. The school is a K-12 facility and is highly respected educationally. Public schools in the area include Saint Andrew Elementary, West Ashley Middle School, and West Ashley High School.
State Highway 171 and the James Island Expressway give the area easy access to James Island recreation areas and Folly Beach. A favorite restaurant in the area is Osaka Sushi and Hibachi Grill, located on Folly Road. Osaka boasts a community rating of 5 out of 5. The Terrace Theater is another popular nearby attraction. The theater shows foreign and limited release films and was voted one of America’s Best Local Theaters. The Terrace Theater is noted for serving beer and wine in their concessions and for hosting the area’s only film festival.