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Regularly named to magazines’ “Best Small Cities” lists, Beaufort is building on 300 years of chartered history to create an exciting and prosperous fourth century.

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Fripp Island

If you want great shopping, cultural events & some of the finest medical facilities in the South, you’re a short drive from the historic South Carolina towns of Beaufort & Charleston

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Harbor Island

Harbor Island real estate includes homes, homesites and villas located in varied seaside settings.

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Coosaw Point

Coosaw Point is a primary home community located on nearly 400 acres on Lady’s Island only 10 minutes from historic Beaufort, SC.

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Why is Habersham, South Carolina so special? Because no other community in the Lowcountry is as complete and has as much to offer as Habersham.

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Dataw Island

Dataw Island, located just outside Beaufort, South Carolina, encompasses a life of privacy and luxury

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Coosaw Point
Coosaw Point is a primary home community located on nearly 400 acres on Lady’s Island only 10 minutes from historic Beaufort, SC. With almost 130 acres remaining as open space, much of it along the riverfront, Coosaw Point is home for families who want more out of living! Nestled on the edge of the ACE Basin Coosaw Point is surrounded by wetlands and marshes formed by the Ashepoo, The Combahee and the Edisto Rivers all supporting a cornucopia of Lowcountry wildlife. Among some of the activities and amenities available for property owners are crab docks, tennis courts, community dock, open nature areas, walking trails, a pool complex and a clubhouse with views of the river and sound. If a beautiful home in one of the east coast’s most stunningly beautiful settings is what you’re looking for, a visit to Coosaw Point will tell you that you have come to the right place!
Fripp Island
Pristine, private and located in the heart of South Carolina’s Lowcountry is Fripp Island. Surrounded by the warm rivers of the Lowcountry and the Atlantic Ocean, this is about as close to paradise and you can get. The pace of life on Fripp Island leaves you with little time to do anything more than walk our three and a half miles of secluded white beach, tee it upon one of our two beautiful championship golf courses or spend the day exploring our local waterways. You are cordially invited to come and visit one of the best guarded secrets in the country — Fripp Island. Once you’re here, you’ll feel like you’re home.

Few resorts offer so much for so little. If you want great shopping, cultural events and some of the finest medical facilities in the South, you’re just a short drive from the historic South Carolina towns of Beaufort and Charleston. And, just down the coast is the charming and picturesque city of Savannah, Georgia. Please take a few short moments to see if Fripp Island is for you. You won’t find a safer, more affordable way to live.
Harbor Island
Just North of Fripp Island, SC is beautiful Harbor Island, which offers a beautiful unspoiled beach, an abundance of wildlife and plenty of long, lazy days. Amenities include full access to the Beach & Racquet Club’s swimming pools, tennis courts, fitness centre and a well-appointed clubhouse with lounge. Harbor Island, South Carolina is an intimate private island. Our 2 ½ mile beach is edged with rolling dunes and golden sea oats – the perfect stage to build sand castles or watch dolphins play. The rich ecology extends beyond the beach, too. Shady rookeries welcome 2,000 pairs of herons and egrets, and tasty blue crabs teem in tidal creeks that crisscross the marsh
Dataw Island
Discover Dataw Island, one of the nation’s best coastal residential golf communities. With two championship courses, one by Tom Fazio and one by Arthur Hills, plus an expanded clubhouse and new fitness center-there’s more to see here than ever before. Dataw’s Cotton Dike and Morgan River golf courses combine dense tree canopies and stunning views over the surrounding waterways with breathtaking play for all level of golfers. Located near Fortune magazine’s retirement haven of historic Beaufort, South Carolina, Dataw Island is one of the premier golf communities on the East Coast, which also features top-notch tennis facilities, an expanded private clubhouse and state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools and the very popular Dataw Marina, all on a private island.
Habersham is ideally located on the water just eight minutes from the heart of historic downtown Beaufort, S.C. Designed by Duany Plater-Zyberk, the planners of Seaside and Rosemary Beach, Habersham’s homes are within walking distance of a traditional town center of shops, cafes and offices, with our own post office and fire department. Inside Habersham are multiple woodland and waterfront parks, boat launch, and three small sea islands that make up an activity center including a waterfront pool, river retreat pavilion, deep-water dock and future Bed and Breakfast Inn with 12 planned cottage retreats.
St. Helena Island
This island is one of the South Carolina Sea Islands in Beaufort County, South Carolina that are historic sites of early European colonization of North America. St. Helena is also the center of African-American Gullah culture and language. Many newcommers have found just the right mix of Historic and cultural interest on St Helena and hve choosen to call St Helena home. St Helena has rural areas as well as several gated communities. What ever your choice you will find St Helena South Carolina a great place to enjoy the unspoiled natural surroundings of the South Carolina Lowcountry

Port Royal Sound:, arm of the Atlantic Ocean, between St. Helena and Parris islands to the north and Hilton Head Island to the south, in S S.C.; it receives the Broad River.

Lyford Place
Located in quaint master planned neighborhood in downtown Beaufort. New home with open floor plan. Designed to offer natural light in every room and a kitchen loaded with professional appliances. Three spacious porches with double french doors are great for relaxing with family and friends. Master suite includes double vanities, large shower, his and her closets, and claw foot tub. Home is rented–24 hour showing notice.

Heyward Point
Heyward Point is a gated community set on 515 tranquil acres. The 147 homesites generously range from 1.2 to 4 acres and feature spectacular marsh and river views, a large panoramic freshwater lake, wide open spaces and forest preserves. Perhaps even more significant than the sweeping waterfront views, Heyward Point offers an increasingly rare luxury in the Lowcountry… room to breathe.

Cat Island
Set on an enchanting 432-acre natural habitat filled with towering live oaks, and surrounded by vast stretches of pristine wetlands, Cat Island is among the most exclusive addresses in the historic Beaufort, S.C. area.

Among Cat Island’s most notable amenities is the South Carolina National Golf Club. Designed by George W. Cobb, this public, 18-hole course features dramatic barrier-island scenarios among Cat Island’s extensive maritime forest, as well as overlooking majestic Port Royal Sound.

Available homesites on Cat Island include both golf-course and deep-water lots, ranging from $100,000 to $500,000, and are enhanced by a the scenic beauty of coastal sunrises and sunsets over one of the most unspoiled areas along the Atlantic Coast. Among more than 60 small islands to the east of historic Beaufort, Cat Island is home to egrets, herons, fox squirrels, deer and numerous other species of coastal wildlife. Traditionally home to neighborly folks who fished the teeming estuaries and gathered shellfish from the tidal marshes, the pace is slow and the atmosphere is freindly on Cat Island.

One of the welcoming traditions on Cat Island is the Beaulieu House Bed and Breakfast, which beckons to come visit a place “where South Carolina meets paradise”. The incomparable environmental setting alone is a breath-taking experience, and made more enjoyable by contemporary conveniences.

The British Open Pub, for example, offers the finest casual dining and the only genuine British fare in the Beaufort area. Cat Island residents can also enjoy the community fitness center, tennis courts and Springhouse Pool

Cat Island is a unique coastal pleasure, tucked away under the shade of moss-covered oaks and swaying palmettos, graced with modern amenities and traditional Southern hospitality, and only a five-minute drive from historic Beaufort, thirty minutes from Hilton Head Island, and an hour from Savannah, Charleston and international airport connections.

Battery Point
Good neighborhoods, much like good neighbors, don’t come along every day. At Battery Point, we are lucky enough to have both. Located only three-and-a-half miles from downtown Beaufort, Battery Point is a special place. Families walk oak-lined avenues to the pool or playground, or merely take a stroll along the banks of Battery Creek. there is always something to do or see in Battery Point. A visit to a waterfront park. A game of tennis. A stop at the community store. Or a day-trip that begins at our community dock and boat ramp with deep water access.

Callawassie Island
If you’re looking to escape the noise and bustle of modern civilization, but don’t fancy being isolated, Callawassie Island may be just what you’re looking for. Located between Hilton Head and Beaufort, this private 880-acre sea island offers all the serenity and security of a gated community within close proximity to shopping, restaurants, cultural activities and historical influences.

The Callawassie community is compised of a diverse assortment of friendly, year-round residents, who have varied backgrounds and hail from all parts of the country. One thing they have in common is a deep appreciation of the Callawassie lifestyle, which might best be described as “actively relaxed.” With 27 holes of Tom Fazio designed championship golf, 6 Har tru tennis courts, a fitness and aerobics center, two beautiful swimming pools, and two community docks, the majority of Callawassie residents may be retired, but few of them are retiring! Along with more strenuous pursuits, they enjoy fishing, crabbing, shrimping, kayaking, boating and taking in the gorgeous Lowcountry sunsets.

Is a private, gated residential golf and tennis club community conveniently situated midway between the historic city of Beaufort and Hilton Head Island. The island is owned and governed by its property owners, who support the developers’ original philosophy of preserving the island’s historical heritage and pristine natural surroundings.

With its 11 miles of shoreline, this 880-acre sea island sits in the heart of the Colleton River marshlands, made famous in Pat Conroy’s book and the film, “The Prince of Tides.” Residents here experience a rich relationship with nature, while surrounded by convivial neighbors and friends. The golf cart is the vehicle of choice for many, and the “Callawassie Island Wave,” shared between neighbors passing on tree-lined lanes, is a long-standing tradition.

In Designing the Island’s award winning championship 27-hole golf course, Tom Fazio took advantage of the island’s natural beauty to create visual drama and superb play. Hardwood stands of live oak and magnolia, as well as ponds and marshland come into play on most holes. The course offers challenges for every level.

Along with golfers, there is a large tennis community on Callawassie. The tennis center includes sex Har Tru courts, and a pavilion with a pro shop. From their spot on the majestic Colleton River, Callawassie residents also enjoy great fishing, shrimping, boating, and of course, sunset-viewing.

Distant Island
Facing due south in sight of the Intracoastal Waterway, the waterfront community of The Village of Distant Island exists in a tidal world of tranquil beauty, with miles of deep water creeks and verdant marshlands defining its edges. On high bluffs of Distant Island are giant Live Oaks; and, in every water and marshland, as well as the panoramic views of Sea Islands.

The village of Distant Island is on a private 180 acre Sea Island located less than four miles south of historic downtown Beaufort. A true waterfront community, The Village of Distant Island reflects the finest aesthetics, preserving the natural charm of an authentic South Carolina coastal village. The Island’s residents have access to community docks, boat ramp, staging dock, and the surrounding deep water creeks.

Enclosed boat storage bays with traditional metal roofs are available near the boat ramp. Crabbing, shrimping, fishing and boating are a way of life here. Residents also enjoy the mile long waterfront stroll along Distant Island Creek, a community garden, tennis, the village green, freshwater ponds, a 20 acre nature park, and three neighborhood parks.

Island of Beaufort
The Islands of Beaufort is a private community located along Battery Creek, just minutes from downtown Beaufort, South Carolina. Surrounded by Lowcountry greenery, marshes and water, it offers the idea location for building the Southern-style home you’ve always dreamed of. If you are looking to flee urban congestion and find a place with oak-lined streets accented by dangling shreds of Spanish moss, inlets edged with soft-looking marsh grass and a community of folks who like to call you by name, look no further than the Islands of Beaufort.

The Reserve at Stuart Point
This small private gated community is situated on the deep water of Whale Branch River, just north of Beaufort, South Carolina, and only 15 miles cruising to the waters of St. Helena Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. It is being developed with the intent of attracting individuals and families that prefer a water-oriented, more casual and active outdoor life. Only twelve lots are available for purchase. Each lot will approximately 165 feet frontage on the river and marshes of the Whale Branch. The remaining acreage within the community’s 59 acres will remain open space. Current amenities include a stocked 4-acre lake and a deepwater community dock that ends in a covered pier head and 200 feet of floating dock space. In late Summer, construction will begin on a private boat ramp. The Reserve will be secured by a substantial entrance wall and gate, with coded access. All utilities are located underground, and the roadway within the Reserve is lighted and paved.

Overlook at Battery Point
Overlook at Battery Point is reviving the sprit of the traditional American neighborhood. This lovely water-view property is Beaufort, SC features distinctive homes, classic neighborhood streets, and sidewalks that are close enough to encourage conversation with friendly neighbors. Marsh – and lagoon – front lots are also available for those who desire a closer look at egrets, herons and turtles.

The homes reflect the timeless craftsmanship of Simonini Builders, named Professional Builder magazine’s 2006 Builder of the Year, and are graced with large front porches, natural gas lanterns, and simple lap-sided exteriors. Overlook’s amenities are designed to foster social activities, and include a waterfront pavilion, dock, pool, summer kitchen, nature trails, and pocket parks shaded by old trees. The community’s beauty is enhanced by its location on Battery Creek.

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There truly is nothing like Oldfield in the area. Not only are we home to the only Greg Norman golf course in the Lowcountry, but Oldfield is set apart by the recreation offered on the Okatie River, as well as traditional Lowcountry architecture and a sincere dedication to Southern hospitality and service. Located between Beaufort and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Oldfield overlooks a spectacular horseshoe bend in the Okatie River, deep in South Carolina’s legendary Lowcountry. Its 860 acres are replete with the magnificent moss-draped live oaks and dramatic marsh vistas for which this area is known. Call for list of available properties

Picket Fences

Conveniently located on the banks of Battery Creek, Picket Fences neighborhood is the place you’ll be happy to call home. Less than 10 miles from Historic Downtown Beaufort, this 77-acre unique, private community is graced with majestic oaks and beautiful magnolias, some of which are several hundred years old. Picket Fences’ primary goal is to develop affordable housing with minimal impact on the natural beauty of this extraordinary site. Amenities include pool privileges, crabbing, shrimping and fishing from the community dock. Enjoy the nature trail which winds through the community. Close to shopping, hospitals and both military bases, the diversity of home sites in this community is truly impressive, with waterfront, lakeside, wooded and marsh view sites available. Call for a list of AAvailable properties

Pleasant Point
Only a short drive from Beaufort city lies the beautiful lands where John Barnwell established Pleasant Point Plantation in 1704. The Lowcountry life style, considered the ultimate in elegance and culture, was found here at Pleasant Point Plantation. Not quite 300 years later, the residents of Pleasant Point Plantation find a lifestyle, while perhaps not the equal to the plantation days of old, however one that still presents a quality second to none in the Beaufort area. The country club of Beaufort is the centerpiece of Pleasant Point Plantation, which offers a beautiful 18-hole golf course which winds through ancient oaks, wide marshes, past ponds and lake with herons, egrets and an occasional alligator sunning itself on the banks. Amenities include a pro-shop, clubhouse and cozy snack bar overlooking the ninth hole. Homes are attractively constructed on the marshes, tidal creeks, fairways, tees and greens of the country club.

Spring Island
Neither a resort nor a time share, Spring Island is a beautiful private community for discerning people looking to escape the hustle of civilization. Located five miles from the highway, the island is connected to the mainland by a causeway. There’s no traffic noise; mostly just the songs of birds and wind. One-third of the island’s 3,000 acres is dedicated as a nature preserve, ensuring that its untamed beauty will endure. Only about 400 families make their home on Spring Island, so their footprint is light on the land.

Nature lovers tend to be a relaxed, friendly bunch, so the small community on Spring Island is a harmonious one. Residents delight in a variety of activities, both physical and intellectual. Old Tabby Links golf course, designed by Arnold Palmer, is widely considered one of the finest in the country. As for arts and culture, the island’s artist-in residence program, guest lecturers, and discussion making Spring Island much livelier than your average retreat. In short, there’s simply nothing average about Spring Island.

Wrights Point Plantation
Wrights Point Plantation, a premier development in Beaufort, South Carolina, is a Yachtsman’s Paradise. Located on the deepwater at Battery Creek, Wrights Point Plantation is an exclusive, private development accenting the traditional elegance of the low country- massive live oaks and beautiful waterfront views-while only minutes from downtown Beaufort. Deep water and premier water view homesites available. All homesites will have deepwater access at the development’s two community docks.