ABOUT Lake Marion Area

Abundant Wildlife Fishing Boating Santee State Park

The Santee Lakes area is a great place to live, work, retire, fish, hunt, golf, farm and RECREATE--for the whole family!  The Lake is 1 hour from Charleston and Columbia, SC; 2.5 hours from Charlotte, and just 30 minutes from the Volvo plant in Ridgeville!

Lake Marion and Lake Moultrie are bordered by the counties of Orangeburg, Calhoun, Clarendon, Dorchester & Berkeley.

     Santee is Perfect for an SC vacation; Perched at the edge of South Carolina's largest lake and surrounded by golf courses, Santee offers outstanding outdoor activities and attractions.  Our lakes are the home of large mouth bass, crappie, several species of catfish for your WORLD CLASS fishing & wildlife viewing enjoyment. From Spring through Fall and into Winter there are numerous FISHING and GOLF tournaments and celebrations. The Town of Santee (Orangeburg County) on the south shore of Lake Marion offers 3 golf courses (Santee National Golf Course, Santee Cooper Golf Course & Lake Marion Golf Course). On the north shore of Lake Marion in Clarendon County golfers can play at Wyboo Plantation Golf Course, Players Course, Shannon 
                                                                                                   Greens or Foxboro Golf Course.

Dine:   From SC barbeque to traditional Mexican dishes and Italian cuisine, Santee is sure to satisfy your cravings.
Explore:  Paddle through the bald cypress trees in Lake Marion to explore the region's rich history at Old Santee Canal Park.
Recreate Fill your itinerary with fishing, birding, hiking and golfing.  Santee Indian Mound, located in the Santee National Wildlife Refuge dates back a thousand years to a native culture that flourished centuries before the founding of Charleston.  Check out Wright's Bluff Nature Trail, an easy one-mile loop that offers visitors opportunities to spot wild turkeys, white-tailed deer, reptiles & song birds.

     For Contact information on the numerous golf clubs & marinas contact one of our realtors listed on the About Us page.

We hope you can find everything you need. Carolina Properties at Lake Marion is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. 

Existing and New Development!

If you'd like to check out the Lake Marion area, just contact us and we'll be happy to show you around.

Santee Cooper Resort gated community

Santee Cooper Resort is a well established gated golf course & waterfront community on the shores of Lake Marion and the Santee Cooper and Lake Marion Golf Courses.  Home prices range from $250,000 to $950,000, depending on their size and proximity to lakefront/golf course.  Amenities include: golf, tennis, clubhouse, optional swimming club, golf cart trail fee, marina, storage for trailers, boats, campers, autos, etc.  The Resort is located just off the I-95 Exit 98, 1/4 mile east on Hwy 6.

Lake Marion New Development Homesites

NEW!   McCord's Ferry at Lake Marion is a relatively new multi-community residential development in Santee, on the south shore of Lake Marion.  The development will include single-family homes and waterfront lots within the sanctuary of the natural forest setting of the 678-acres property.  Proposed to be included are boat slips, retail and restaurants and nature trails with connectivity to Santee State Park.  Take a break from the hustle and bustle and crowded city life and enjoy nature walks, warmer weather & comfort of a home by the lake.  Lots are available for your to build your dream home!


  • Offering patio homes to luxurious waterfront residences
  • Gated entrance
  • Scenic nature walking trails
  • Pet-friendly neighborhood
  • Adjacent to Santee State Park with boating, hiking, camping, bird watching, canoeing and kayaking.
  • Community center with fitness center, pool and pickleball court
  • Boat and RV storage lot
  • Large covered lakefront pavilion for concerts and picnics
  • Nearby golf courses considered the best value golf on the East Coast
  • Community dock with boat ramp
  • Close vicinity to I-95, I-26, and industrial/business areas
  • Close proximity to historic Charleston, Charlotte, Columbia, Camden and scenic beaches

Bradford Village is a well established, gated adult (50+) community in the town of Santee.  Residents enjoy the convenience of Santee grocery, dining, banking & post office within walking or driving distance to the Village.  Amenities are many...fenced community with electronically controlled entrance gate, clubhouse, community swimming pool, tennis courts, shuffleboard, putting green, woodworking shop, cable TV, greenhouse & garden plot area, pond, many planned activities.

Ballard Pointe Condominium Development consists of 2 bedroom, 2 bath and 3 bedroom, 3 bath condos in Phase I, II and II on the south shore of Lake Marion in Santee.

Ballard Pointe I HOA amenities include: cable TV, swimming poo, boat ramp, all outside maintenance on outside of building & grounds.

Ballard Pointe II HOA amenities include:  cable TV, swimming pool located at Ballard I, boat ramp at Ballard I, maintenance on outside of building & grounds.

Ballard Pointe III (Wyndham) HOA amenities include:  Dish TV, internet, pest control, clubhouse, swimming pool, exercise room & outdoor activities, maintenance on outside of the building and grounds and boat ramp at Ballard I.

Chapel Creek Plantation is an established golf course community in Santee offering patio homes, custom-built homes, golf course lots and pond lots located at Santee National Golf Course, just 1 mile from Lake Marion, restaurants & shopping.  Homes require the approval of the Architectural Review Board.  The HOA includes road and golf course maintenance.   Lots are available to build your dream home!

The Preserve at Lake Marion offers homes and lots, paved roads, a community dock, gazebo, picnic area on the shores of Lake Marion in Elloree.  There is abundant wildlife amidst this peaceful and quiet Lake Marion community.  Lots are available to build your dream home!

Poplar Creek is a community on the south shore of Lake Marion in Elloree.  Homes and building lots are available for purchase.

North Shore Condominiums is a beautiful condo community on the north shore of Lake Marion in Summerton.  Featured are BIG water views of Lake Marion, the largest lake in SC with access to the Atlantic Ocean.  Beautiful sunsets, sandy beach area, fishing, marina, clubhouse and pool are just a few of the amenities.  HOA is $920 quarterly per condo for operation and $150 per condo for the Reserve fund. Sheds are $75 per year.

New Development!  Gordon Cove North Shore at Lake Marion

Located in Summerton, SC

Near the Shores of Lake Marion

· Offering 6 cottage models starting in the Low $400’s, this master planned community with an environment like the days when life was simple and more relaxed. Designs by Allison Ramsey with great use of space & outdoor living

· Near local historic towns that have a town drug store, hardware store, diner, farm stands & strawberry fields.


Wyboo Plantation Golf Community is located in Manning just minutes to Lake Marion on the lake's north shore.  HOA amenities include:  community center, swimming pool, tennis courts and upkeep of the community's common areas.  Lawn maintenance and boat slips are available.  Homes and building lots are available.

Deer Creek at Wyboo is nestled in the middle of South Carolina’s lake country and among the fragrant pines lining the Tom Jackson Signature Wyboo Golf Course, Deercreek At Wyboo, is a distinctive and affordable new home community. The strategically located homes and home sites capture spectacular golf course views and are only a walk to a tee away from this “hidden gem” of South Carolina’s top rated golf courses. In addition, the homes feature quality construction, open living spaces, beautiful kitchens and spacious master suites.

You can select among Move-In-Ready new homes or choose a home site on which to build a home from among featured floor plans.  The community has a members-only clubhouse and private pool, sidewalks, street lights, underground utilities, county water and sewer, a neighborhood bank branch and a local EMS & Fire Rescue station and is ready for you to make it your home.  Contact our office at (803) 854-4663 for available homes and sites.