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Westwood is in Charleston, South Carolina. A subdivision of the city, Westwood runs between St. Andrews Boulevard and Highway 17 going west to Magnolia Road. Westwood is made up of single family homes generally built between 1959 and 1970. There are apartment and townhomes throughout the area. Homes are generally in the median price range and is a sought after area of the city for family homes.
The schools in Westwood are well respected and the local public elementary, Ashley River Elementary at 1871 Wallace School Road, is rated high by students and parents alike. For parents looking for a traditional Catholic education, Blessed Sacrament School at 7 St Teresa Drive is close by. Addlestone Hebrew Academy, at 1639 Wallenburg Boulevard, focuses on Judaic and secular education.
Westwood is close to and a part of all the history that Charleston has to offer. Historic Downtown is just across the river on Highway 17 and is a showcase of the buildings and architecture that made up the old south. Fort Sumter, at 340 Concord Street, is the site of the first shot of the Civil War and a national park with tours, exhibits, and educational opportunities.
Charleston is on the Atlantic Ocean and has some favorite vacation beaches that are minutes from Westwood. Folly Beach, with miles of undeveloped beaches is an easy trip for an afternoon at the beach. The Isle of Palms has million dollar homes, undeveloped beaches, and two golf courses. Sullivan’s Island is a bridge away from the Isle of Palms and has shopping and dining. It is a great place to take the family for a walk.