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Charleston Neighborhood Summary

The gated retirement community of the Tides provides waterfront living at affordable prices. Additionally, there are plenty of single-family homes and multifamily units available on the real estate market. Find out about all the Charleston has to offer by contacting us today.

History of Charleston

The Androvette family settled Charleston in the late 17th century. They named their new settlement Androvetteville, but with the Industrial Revolution came a new brick factory and a name change to Kreischerville, after Archibald Kreischer, the man who built the Kreischer Brick Factory. The neighborhood name was finally changed to Charleston after Kreischer's son Charles Kreischer after the turn of the century. As the years went on, Charleston transformed from rural farmland to residential developments with the arrival of the Tides, an age 55+ housing community. In 2007, Bricktown Center, a large-scale retail development, was built and remains a major retail hub for the South Shore of Staten Island.

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Charleston's Nearby Neighborhoods

Pleasant Plains Richmond Valley  Rossville

Charleston's Nearby Amenities

Unlike so many places in the five boroughs, Charleston remains an outpost of quietude, with a small population and a location far from the noise of the city. The Bricktown Center, however, allows access to premiere retail stores as well as restaurants and other services without having to leave the comfort of the neighborhood. Additionally, the 265-acre Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve provides visitors with the opportunity to hike, observe nature, and even go horseback riding. Clay Pits Park also has its own interpretive center in order to further educate the public on the Island's important natural resources. Charleston is home to one public school, and neighborhood school-age children attend other public and private schools in Tottenville and Rossville.

Charleston Schools

Charleston contains numerous public and private schools in and around the area. Courtesy of GreatSchools, we provide a map and more detailed information of schools in the area, please visit our Local Schools page.

Transportation in Charleston

Those working in New Jersey will find it easy to commute from Charleston via the Outerbridge Crossing or north via the West Shore Expressway. Both the Richmond Valley and Nassau train stations are located south of the heart of Charleston, and those looking travel across the Island can take the Richmond Parkway/Veterans Memorial Parkway all the way to the Staten Island Expressway and the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. Local buses makes stops at the Charleston bus depot on Arthur Kill Avenue.

Reach out to Tom Crimmins Realty today to schedule a home tour of Charleston. Simply contact us via email or give us a call at 718.370.3200.

Charleston Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
3 Baths
2,627 Sqft
2004 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $599k Avg $696k High $777k
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $195 Avg $292 High $438

Current Listings in Charleston

Welcome To The Tides At Charleston! This Oceani...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1118788

$777,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,975 ft²


12 Topside Ln, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1118788

Welcome To The Tides At Charleston! This Oceanic Model Is A Rare Corner Unit, With Outstanding Features. Full, Finished Basement, Eat In Kitchen With Granite Counters And Stainless Steel Appliances. Large Columns Leading To Living Room Featuring Fireplace W...

The Tides At Charleston Is The 55+ Community Ju...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1120759

$729,499 Acceptance

  • 2 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,490 ft²


90 Topside Ln, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1120759

The Tides At Charleston Is The 55+ Community Just For You!! Enjoy This Homes Open Floor Plan, Featuring A Beautiful Eik W/all New Jenn-air Appliances, Granite Counter Tops & Center Island W/chairs. Ceramic Tile & Crown Molding Throughout. Relax In Front Of ...

All Info Not Guaranteed, Prospective Buyer Shou...

REDUCED 6% Photo of Listing #1117010

$680,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,551 ft²


1578 Woodrow Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1117010

All Info Not Guaranteed, Prospective Buyer Should Re-verify All Info By Self.beautiful 2 Dwelling First Apt 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath 2nd Apt. 1 Bedrooms, Modern Though Both Apartment. Private Parking Plus Private Driveway. Backyard With Above Ground Pool.

Come To The New Wave Of ''active Adults' At The...

REDUCED 8% Photo of Listing #1120755

$598,888 Acceptance

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,490 ft²


89 Topside Ln, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1120755

Come To The New Wave Of ''active Adults' At The Prestigious Tides At Charleston,an Impeccably Maintained Community For Adults 55 And Older. 4 Beds,3 Baths,first Floor Features Grand Entryway,eat-in Kitchen With Granite Countertops,stainless Steel Appliances...