Daufuskie Island – Daufuskie Island is a sea island located Located between Hilton Head Island and Savannah, Georgia. Daufuskie Island is the southernmost sea island in South Carolina. It is 5 miles long by 2.7 miles wide – (approximately 5,000 acres). With 3.5 miles of pristine beachfront, Daufuskie is surrounded by the waters of the Calibogue Sound, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. There is no bridge connecting Daufuskie to the mainland therefor access is by boat only. Just 15 minute boat ride by ferry (2 ferry services provide access), or by private boat from Hilton Head Island. There are all the comforts of home once you are on Daufuskie so you do not by necessity need to be “off the grid” but in this secluded paradise you certainly can choose to be. No automobiles are allowed on most of the island and the main means of transportation are bicycles, golf carts and horses. There are automobiles allowed in the historic district where generations of Gullah culture has taken root since the 1800’s by descendants of slaves although very few Gullah-Gechee natives still live on the island. The original inhabitants of the island were the Yamasee Indians who named the island Daufuskie, translated as “land with a point”. So make it a point to visit Daufuskie, and who knows it just may be the island lifestyle you have been seeking. Gated communities on Daufuskie are Haig Point, Melrose, Sandy Lane (within Bloody Point) and Oakridge. Daufuskie boasts two beautiful golf courses Melrose (Jack Nicklaus) and Bloody Point. Other amenities include the Breath Spa, Melrose Tennis Center, the Equestrian Center and the Beach Club and Fitness Center.
Homes from $200K- $2Million
Spring Island – a 3,000 acre nature preserve and island residential community in the heart of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Spring Island offers a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. From its unique amenities to the 1,200 acre nature preserve, to the surrounding unspoiled island, undiscovered inlets. Spring Island is an exclusive community unlike any other place along the southeastern seaboard. Designed for 410 homes and a remarkable home to land density of just 1 home per 7 acres. Preservation and protection of the natural beauty and animals that live there are the main priority. Make Spring Island your community and enjoy the bountiful amenities it has to offer. This fabulous community is conveniently located to Hilton Head (30 minutes), Beaufort (20 minutes) and Savannah, Georgia (30 minutes). Enjoy the good life. Golf on the challenging Arnold Palmer designed “Old Tabby” links, shoot sporting clays, kayak, boat, fish or just kick back and relax in the beauty of nature that surrounds you and fills the senses. Almost forgot to mention the 20 acre equestrian facility with 24 stalls, 15 paddocks and two riding rings and new riding arena.
Homes from $1M and up.
Callawassie Island – The epitome of Lowcountry living at its finest. This 880 acre island teems with wildlife and provides the eye a panoramic view through moss draped oaks of fertile salt marshes, coastline and green meadows. And then there are the amenities, almost too many to mention. A very challenging Tom Fazio designed golf course, the River Club with its community dock. Tennis anyone? Play on any of the six deluxe Har-Tru courts complete with courtside pavilion and tennis pro shop. Callawassie Island is a “must see” community.
Homes from $300K – $2Million