West Oak Forest Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The West Oak Forest neighborhood is located in Charleston. The community is bounded by the Savannah Highway to the south, Briarcliff Drive to the west, South Sherwood Drive to the north, and Oak Forest Drive to the east.
The homes of West Oak Forest were built in the 1950s and early 1960s and are mostly three-bedroom residences, with some as large as five bedrooms. The floor plans used in the area are ranch and split-level, but there are also some two-story homes. Local home prices are at or just above the median for Charleston, and there are some apartment and home rentals available. Great weather, quiet streets, beautiful and mature trees, and Southern hospitality form a desirable mix in West Oak Forest. There is room to walk, play, and get to know the neighbors.
The schools in West Oak Forest are in the Charleston County School District. The public schools of the area are highly rated by both children and parents. Catholic schools in the area include Blessed Sacrament School and Parish on St. Teresa Drive.
The City of Charleston values its rich history, and many of the historical places in the city are close to West Oak Forest. The Charleston City Market on Meeting Street has been a public market since 1788, and the Market Building is more than 100 years old. The Old Slave Mart Museum on Chalmers Street recounts the role of Charleston in the slave trade from the 1800s. The Fort Sumter National Monument in Charleston Harbor chronicles Charleston’s important place in the history in the Civil War.