Beaufort South Carolina enjoys a prime coastal position on the Atlantic Ocean and tidally-influenced rivers. Designated a National Historic Landmark District, it is one of only a few Southern coastal towns graced by surviving antebellum architectural examples.Other than the historic homesteads and worker cottages, most individual homes and community developments are relatively newly built, showing that this economy is growing and the area as a whole is ripe for investment and relocation.
Buyers considering the spread of real estate for sale in Beaufort SC will marvel at the possibilities. Charmingly historic small town waterfront setting with public facilities such as a post office, library and church walking distance away, Beaufort offers potential real estate investors the opportunity to live in a small town coupled with urban convenience. The historic homes of Downtown Beaufort reflect this region’s plantation past as they present restfully along wide oak-lined avenues, telling plenty of stories from days gone by. These Beaufort homes form an important part of the Beaufort real estate portfolio. Spacious, airy interiors mirror compliment wrap-around porches and stately pillars. They are carefully restored and gently modernised to reflect the Lowcountry design style.
Historical Downtown Beaufort is not all that this area is known for. The real estate market in Beaufort is also known in the South for its fantastic coastal position and reasonable prices. The beauty of owning real estate in Beaufort SC is that you don’t need to be on the water to be near the water. Boat landings are in abundance, and many are for public use. The Atlantic Ocean is a shimmering attraction that provides endless hours of fun while serving to unite each uniquely individual Sea Island with each other and Beaufort. Visitors and home-owners can either chug along the waterways or use the cleverly designed local bridges to get around. The distance between Sea Islands and between Beaufort and her surrounding islands is a non-issue in terms of ease of movement and speed of commute.
The major island where the City of Beaufort is found, along with Port Royal, is the Island of Port Royal. Ladys Island, St Helena Island, Harbor Island, Hunting Island and Fripp Island are other major islands with wonderful real estate opportunities for sale under the general Beaufort umbrella. It all depends on your personal preferences, whether for the relaxed life possible in a golf course development or hide-away marsh view cottage, the lowcountry offers very special possibilities for real estate ownership.
Beyond the City of Beaufort and her major Sea Islands, there are lesser known neighborhoods with exceptional real estate for sale, still within Beaufort SC. Take a boat trip to visit more out-of-the-way locations such as Dataw Island, Coosaw Point, Coffin Point and Habersham and be amazed at the sublime subtropical paradise waiting to be appreciated. Regardless of island choice, whether Fripp Island or Cat Island or any of the other incredible locations, there is a lifestyle choice and community development just right for you:
If you can think of it, there is a lowcountry location to match it! The Southern Coast Realty website will help to browse general locations or to pinpoint specific properties worth viewing. Take your time, and once you’re ready, give Russ and Deb Fielden a call, they will gladly assist you to narrow down your search parameters to find the best real estate for sale in Beaufort SC.