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Lowcountry Summers

For those of you who have been receiving my newsletter for some time, you may recall my telling you about our short winters here in the Hilton Head area. However, I want to tell you about another seasonal pleasantry. Summer is our busiest season for guests, of that there is no doubt. We have multitudes of families arriving for their annual beach vacation. Honestly, …

Beaufort County: Rich in History and Heritage

Several years ago, I had the good fortune of taking a class on the history of Beaufort County, taught by two USCB professors. It was a fantastic experience and provided background I often share with potential buyers. The Lowcountry has more than 100 historic sites spread throughout the county. Collectively, the 4 local mayors of Hilton Head, Bluffton, Beaufort and Port Royal, created a …

Old Town Bluffton: Explore Your Way to Local Lifestyle

Fall is an especially good time to take in the sights and activities of Old Town. There is much to see and do, while offering insight into the local lifestyle that we love. There are many attractions to discover. The Heyward House is the Visitor Center at 70 Boundary Street, built in 1840 in the antebellum style. Visitors can take tours of the home …

Change Your View, Change Your Life!

Try to imagine waking up each morning with a view of the ocean or an amazing river… Of course, there are many other views that appeal to newcomers to the Lowcountry. If you have a passion for golf, it could be a long golf view that makes you smile as you look out your window every day. This time of year, it is especially …

Lowcountry Life: Hilton Head Plantation Style

Hilton Head Island offers a wide selection of neighborhood choices. When someone wants the island life, a residential neighborhood, and low property owner fees, Hilton Head Plantation immediately comes to mind. The 2017 annual fees are $1,376, inclusive of many amenities and full-time security at two gate accesses. It is located at the north end of the island, just out of the resort hustle …

Safeguarding Our Beaches

While Hilton Head was very fortunate to have only limited damage after Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, our beaches suffered erosion. The Town of Hilton Head recognizes that our beaches are an important drawing card for visitors and an essential element in the locals’ lifestyle. The town has had a sand renourishment program in place for more than 20 years to protect our exceptional coastlines. …

Community Spotlight: Sea Pines

Today’s Hilton Head real estate spotlight is on the world-famous resort community of Sea Pines. Sea Pines is a well-known and highly regarded resort, but it is also home to many residents in the Hilton Head area. It is a great time to be at the beach and Sea Pines has one of the best! There is so much to be said about this …

The Reel Men

Recently I have had the good fortune of having a number of buyers planning to relocate to this area to do some fishing. While I don’t profess to know much about fishing, I do know that about half of Beaufort County is salt marsh which is half the state’s total salt marsh. So, what does that mean? I am told it means being able …

Old Town Bluffton – Trendy Hotspot

While I have presented many special things about Bluffton over the years, the evolution of this amazing small town has magically appeared. It is still charming, artsy, and quaint, but recently even the locals are aware of a new vibe. Restaurants are popping up with some regularity offering diners an exceptionally and wide array of culinary experiences. The Dispensary is ideal for a beer …