Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, sits at the center of the state’s 60-mile beach known as the Grand Strand, making it a popular destination for tourists, and it welcomes 20 million each year.

It’s also a draw for home buyers, whether it’s vacation or permanent residence. Even before the coronavirus pandemic hit, Myrtle Beach saw an incredible population growth of almost 28% over eight years, and according to census data, it was the second growing metropolitan area in the United States. fastest in 2018.

A bather spreads a patriotic towel on May 29, 2021 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Myrtle Beach is the number three destination for Remembrance Day road trips, according to AAA Carolinas. (Photo by Sean Rayford / Getty Images / Getty Images)

According to data from Realtor.com, there are currently over 2,500 active homes for sale in Myrtle Beach with a median listing price of $ 269,250.

Here’s what you can get in Myrtle Beach on a budget of $ 850,000:

Waterton Avenue – $ 839,000

Myrtle Beach House in South Carolina

This Myrtle Beach home is listed for $ 839,000. (The Sater Design Collection, Inc.)

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This 3,281 square foot buildable home features five bedrooms and five bathrooms and is packed with French country design details, as listed by Heather Paukov with Expert Homes Real Estate.

The homebuilder is DVP Custom Inc., the only Preferred Builder in the State of South Carolina for Sater Design Collection, Inc. Images shown are renderings by the designer and a buyer can select different finishes.

The lot is located in the gated community of Waterway Plantation, an Intracoastal Waterway community with a children’s play area, amenities center, swimming pool, tennis courts and its own secure boat storage for resident sailors near the Launching ramp.

The area is close to the famous beaches of Myrtle Beach, and it is also close to many shops, restaurants, medical facilities and entertainment attractions.

Peterson Street – $ 599,900

Myrtle Beach House

This Myrtle Beach home is listed for $ 599,900. (William Covey Media)

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This Charleston-style home was built in 2017 and has had a series of recent upgrades including all new Pottery Barn lighting and fixtures, as well as interior and exterior paint, according to the listing. ‘Adam Brown with Century 21 Stopper & Associates.

The home’s three bedrooms and 2.5 baths have all been completely remodeled, as has the kitchen, which includes custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, and a farmhouse-style sink.

Outside the house is a courtyard made of hand-laid cobblestones, as well as an outdoor dining and grilling area.

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The home is in the popular Sweetgrass area of ​​Market Common, a short walk from shopping, dining and entertainment, and a quick golf cart ride will take you to nearby beaches.