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The small town of Pawleys Island sits on a barrier island and has a population of just over 100 people. The island is connected to the mainland by two bridges, and can be found just off the Waccamaw Neck, a narrow peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and the Waccamaw River.

Residents and visitors to the quaint town enjoy the sandy beaches that are packed with dunes, and marvel at the unspoiled beauty of the area. While other areas of the Grand Strand are now designed with commercialism in mind, Pawleys Island even has guidelines in place for builders to ensure that any new developments do not detract from or otherwise spoil the views and scenery.

Homes in Pawleys Island
The cost of living in Pawleys Island is 105% of the national average, a figure which is bolstered by the cost of housing being significantly higher than the average. The median house price in Pawleys Island is $292,000 compared to $231,000 in the rest of the U.S.
This is in part due to the exclusivity of the area. With such a small physical space for the town to sit in, and the minimal number of residents, demand for homes on the island is high. Its proximity to Myrtle Beach is attractive, as is its position next to the ocean.
Homes of all kinds can be found, and it may be difficult to find two that are the same. The uniqueness of the homes on the island adds to the charm of the area, and local neighborhoods often are dedicated to certain activities. For example, if you want to live or invest in a golf course community, Pawleys Island is a good place to begin.
Condos are available in the area around Pawleys Island and provide access to the local amenities along with fantastic views. Pawleys Island is simultaneously full of life and adventure, along with the feeling that only a deep state of relaxation can provide.

Living in Pawleys Island
In addition to the local golf courses, Pawleys Island offers all the attractions and facilities you might expect from an oceanside town. Fishing, swimming, and surfing are popular pastimes, while galleries, a library, and coffee shops await those who are a little less ready to take on the water.
History abounds, and art fairs and book fairs are common. With such a small population, the sense of community is strong, and its easy to get along with the residents of Pawleys Island.

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