East Oak Forest Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The East Oak Forest subdivision is located in the West Ashley neighborhood area of Charleston, South Carolina. Named for the land west of the Ashley River, the area has enjoyed explosive residential and commercial growth. Homes in the area are very nice and well-maintained. Residents are just minutes from historic downtown Charleston and its museums, historic sites, nightlife and shopping. East Oak Forest is convenient to Highway 17, Highway 61 and Magnolia Road.
Highway 17, also called the Savannah Highway, is the home of many car dealerships and shopping centers. The Saint Andrew’s Shopping Center, the Quadrangle Shopping Center and Shoppers Port Shopping Center are popular retail areas located on highway 17. Additionally, Westwood Plaza Shopping Center is just a short drive on Highway 61, AKA Ashley River Road. Charleston is also the home of Citadel Mall, the region’s largest indoor shopping mall.
Neighborhood schools include Stono Park Elementary School on Garden Street, which boasts an 8-to-1 student-teacher ratio. Stono Park Elementary was a 2005 National Blue Ribbon School winner. West Ashley Middle School and West Ashley High School are located on William Kennerly Drive. West Ashley Middle School boast a 9-to-1 student to teacher ratio.
Favorite neighborhood restaurants include the Glass Onion Restaurant and Andolini’s Pizza. Both are located off the Savannah Highway and boast a 4 out of 5 customer rating. The Glass Onion Restaurant strives to use only fresh local meat, seafood and produce. Andolini’s is known for its excellent New York style pies, which are hard-to-find items in the heart of the Old South.