Alston Park – Bluffton, SC

The sand, sun and surf of upscale Hilton Head Island is a short drive away in one direction, while another route will take you, in about the same amount of time, to historically significant Savannah, the resilient city by the sea that still stands as a testament to 18th century architecture. Just 20 minutes or so from either of these busy icons … [Read more...]

Windmill Harbour, Hilton Head Island

Located on Jenkins Island, which is just across a short causeway from the northernmost end of Hilton Head Island, Windmill Harbour is the place for anyone who appreciates the boating life. This private plantation is centered around the harbour, or more specifically, the South Carolina Yacht Club, which sits on a small peninsula in the middle of the … [Read more...]

Wexford Plantation, Hilton Head Island

Community life is centered around the Wexford Club.... Possibly the most exclusive community on Hilton Head, Wexford is known for its stately homes and the man-made harbour and canal system which allows many property owners to moor their boats at: their back doors! Boaters can enter Broad Creek through a lock system which protects the harbour from … [Read more...]

Spanish Wells Plantation, Hilton Head Island

Spanish Wells has evolved into the most serene and quiet of all the plantations When the Spaniards explored this part of the coast they landed on this area of the Island to get fresh water - hence the name Spanish Wells. Because of its remote location "off the beaten path" of Highway 278 Spanish Wells has evolved into the most serene and quiet of … [Read more...]

Shipyard Plantation, HHI

Fully half of this plantation is devoted to multifamily developments, and therefore, most of the people you run into are probably visitors in the pursuit of a good time. This is one of the more "active" plantations for that reason. Of the three 9 hole golf courses, Clipper and Galleon have hosted the PGA Tour three times! The Shipyard Racquet Club … [Read more...]

Sea Pines Plantation, HHI

The candy striped lighthouse in Harbour Town has come to symbolize the Island and its sensitive mix of residential and visitor oriented developments and recreational facilities... Sea Pines was the original planned development on the island, and became the model for those which followed. The "Grandfather" off Island-Plantations was founded in 1956 … [Read more...]

Port Royal Plantation, HHI

Located on the north end of the Island where Port Royal Sound meets the Atlantic Ocean, this completely private plantation is the point first sighted by Captain William Hilton when he first "discovered" the Island. The water views here are the most grand on Hilton Head. Just outside the plantation is the world class Port Royal Resort with three 18 … [Read more...]

Palmetto Hall Plantation, HHI

This is the most recently completed residential community on the Island. The Arthur Hills golf course has been praised for its quality of design and natural beauty. The master plan for Palmetto Hall indicates 500 home sites on the 750 acres with over 200 acres devoted to natural wetlands, preserves, and lagoons. There is a grand "Old South" style … [Read more...]

Palmetto Dunes, HHI

Palmetto Dunes is a 2000 acre resort/residential community and is one of the most visited on the Island. When you consider the three miles of beach, the three championship courses designed by Fazio, Trent Jones, and Arthur Hill, the twenty-five court Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, and Shelter Cove Harbour - the largest deep water harbour on the … [Read more...]

Long Cove Club, HHI

This is a completely private residential community. Its golf course, designed by Pete Dye, has been named one of the top twenty in America by Golf Digest and is open only to owners and their guests. Residents also enjoy boating, swimming, tennis, and fishing in their exclusive and quiet environment. Long Cove border's on the wide marshes of Broad … [Read more...]