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Professors, Writers, Artist, & Clergy ...Come away with me to Serenity! This quaint brick ranch is nestled on the last street on the eastern edge of the earth. This is the cleanest estuary in No America! This is so private & serene; Low Country at it's BEST! Enjoy 1.5 Acres only 350 feet from the Atlantic Ocean & St.Helena Sound! Sandwiched between Edisto Island to the north, Harbor to the Southeast and Hilton Head Island to the south, next to Harbor, Fripp and Hunting Island Beach, South Carolina's most beautiful, never crowded public beaches of Hunting Island State Park and our smaller 1 mile private beach. All amenities of downtown Beaufort are only minutes away. You will be swept away by the charm & richness of this Historical Oldest Port city settled in the mid 1500's by the Spanish. Beaufort has been the most fought over territory in all of our country and it started right here at St.Helena's Islands. Rich with Civil War history, ancient fortresses, Military forts and ruins, museums, Tabby shell church remnants, are hidden amongst the hundred-year-old Spanish Oak trees draped with Spanish moss & Resurrection ferns, which encompass my home. The Historic Penn Convention Center Museum rich in Gullah Culture is just five minutes away and dont miss beautiful Lands End. Just a few miles from 6 LowCountry restaurants, our home is located Only 15 minutes from Downtown Beaufort, antique shops, book stores, art galleries, groceries & town life! SEE MORE PHOTOS on links below
FREE HUNTING ISLAND BEACH PASS-ONLY minutes to the BEST BEACHES in SC at Hunting Island LIGHTHOUSE, Harbor Island Beach & Fripp Island Beach! Horseback riding (at Camelot Farms) in the sand streets of the neighborhood! Visit Fort Fremont, Penn Center, Parris Island & the fabulous rare white Wood Storks nesting @ Lands Ends. Only 1 hr for day trips to Savannah Ga.& Charleston S.C.!
Enjoy the pristine beaches entirely alone! I have witnessed Dolphins so close and Loggerheads laying their eggs. In the evening you can hear the gentle waves rolling in as they break on the deserted beach. Don’t miss the serene sunrise with coffee in your mornings at 7 am over the Atlantic and sip wine with the romantic starlight and moonrise over this edge of the earth. Low tide watch for the Clam Diggers, and oyster beds in the spring and they will teach you how to harvest your own Cherry Stone clams at when in season! You can Net shrimp, or catch your flounder dinner directly across the street at our beach.
This 1.5-acre lot is scattered with hundred year old mossy live oaks with their own stories to tell, many predating Columbus. The trees intertwine in a romantic arbor canopying over the streets. These majestic oaks trees will amaze you with strength, beauty and stature. We have one in back of our sunroom over 36ft in circumference at the base. This is a great place to get away from it all.
The beach access is directly across the street of our property adjacent to the two towering Pines at the north end of our lot. You will find everything you need to escape the pressures of life! The Brick cottage is warm, comfortable, and cozy. It is decorated with my favorite things from my grandmothers wedding furniture in 1929 to hand knotted Persian rugs, antiques, and living room with huge a masonry fireplace, Ballard & Lawyers bookcases complete with a library, no need to bring a book!
The Carolina Sunroom with Terra Cotta tiled floors views a tropical rain forest of mossy oaks stretching out in the sky as think as black lightning. This is the perfect get-away with all the feeling of home, not your typical VRBO rental. We have HDTV,DVD, VCR & Comcast high-speed wireless internet, color printer & fax for you workaholics.
This one level ranch has two masters, bedroom #1 with a king size bed, it also has a TV and DVD. Master two has a queen bed, and a daybed, bedroom #3 has a double bed. A two car Garage, and washer dryer is there.
Be sure to STOP at Lady’s Island Publix for groceries on Hwy 21 on the way in, also STOP at the WHITE Shrimp Company on Hwy 21 for the freshest Shrimp, BEST CRAB CAKES, Oysters and homegrown sweet potatoes!
Spend a day or two in Beautiful downtown Beaufort! Be sure to take the Historic Trolley Tour at the Visitor Center YOU HAVE TO ASK FOR THE WALTER GAY TOUR, it is the Horse Drawn Carriage Tour! Antiques, Art Galleries, Pottery, Clothing, Gourmet, Jewelry & Gifts, BAYSIDE Boardwalk Unique Shops Along Historic District Downtown Park and Beaufort Marina.
GUIDE TO Excellent Restaurant & PRICE REVIEW DO NOT MISS:
$$ BOONDOCKS***Coffin Point Rd &Hwy 21
$ATHENA**** Greek Rest on Ribaut,best Eggplant Parm!
$ ALVIN ORDS ****sandwich shop on Ribaut Rd,
$BACK PORCH GRILL**** tucked in the Port Royal LandingMarina $$BLACKSTONE’S**** breakfast,
$$BRICKS*** 4 LUNCH
$$$MOONDOGGIES **** Wed, 2 for 1 prime rib 30$
$$MAGNOLIAS*** for lunch
$$$11th ST PORT ROYAL Dockside**** don't miss! also DOCKSIDE at Factory Creek OR 11th Dockside ST in Port Royal
$$BELLE THAI***Real Thai on Boundary St..
$$$PLUMS***(the view is great)
$$$Emily’s*****, $$$$Saltus****, $$$MOON DOGGIES**** in Port Royal@ 10th St
THINGS TO DO: There are always events going on in Downtown Beaufort Park on the Waterfront! Walking home and Ghost Tours, WALTER GAY DOWNTOWN Beaufort Horse & Buggy historical tours! Must see Hunting Island Beach & Light house! Pass to Hunting Island National State Park where the beaches are THE BEST & the Loggerhead Turtles lay their eggs in season. Island Beaches- Sunning, Swimming,, Water Sightseeing or Dolphin Sighting Cruises@ the downtown Welcome Center on BAY St. Its CHEAP! THE MUSTS: You HAVE TO take TROLLEY TOUR with WALTER GAY, Boat trip @ at PORT ROYAL LANDING Marina WITH CAPTAIN BILL with the Saltwind in your hair! Go horse back walking not riding in the Sand streets @ Camelot Farms@ the entrance of Coffin Point Plantation on Coffin Pt Rd. You can go Kayaking in the neighborhood on Ave of the Sailing-Surfing-Scuba, or Snorkeling-Kayaking@ HIGHER GROUND on Boundary St. Biking, Walking, Golf, Fishing and crabbing directly across from the home in the water or Deep Sea fishing available just across the Street with Capt. Ed.
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Horseback riding available just a few blocks of my home ask for Jane Kennedy at Camelot Farms. If I can do it YOU CAN TOO! Kayaking available at first home/warehouse on the right as you enter into Coffin Point Plantation neighborhood past the brick columns, on Ave of Oaks, if confused ask me. EAT at DOCKSIDE, (try Ladies Island & Port Royal 11th Street) Both Great! SEE LOGGERHEADS Laying EGGS In MAY on our beach or Hunting Island Nature Center ask about the free fishing poles and the tour! Several nests on our beach last year marked by small yellow webbing silt fences, but do not touch! Do Not use any lights or flash lights on beach at night, strict FINES for disturbing Turtles!!!Must see the Wood Stork nesting at Lands End, at the pond to the right before you hit Bay Vista Rd. LE see the Fort Fremont Preserve, Our 1800's American fort, with 6 foot walls built under ground to hide from the ships it intended to bomb with cannon fire. Dont miss the magical sunset at Lands End on the public beach, I walk out on the piers, no one there. Activities nearby-Two bikes provided for riding, WALKING ON THE BEACH, Looking for Dolphin, Sharks, sharks teeth, Clam digging, Historical tours, Kayaking on Ave of the Oaks in the Neighborhood with ERIC GIBSON first Metal home on the right when you enter the Plantation or at Higher Ground Boundry ST, Boating at Port Royal Landing Marina for $15 per hour per person for tours ask for Capt. Bill, Look in Blue box in family room for Brochures!, April- Soft Shell Crab Festival, May- Gullah Festival, July- Flying Pig Festival, July - Annual Beaufort Water Festival, October- Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival, October - Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens, November- Annual Penn Center Heritage Days, Beautiful Decembers - Night on the Town 48 degree nights to 65 degree days, perfect winters.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: In 1995, My husband and I were driving back to Atlanta from Jacksonville and stopped in Savannah for lunch. I picked up my usual real estate magazines and paged through them until I found a quaint home for sale on Port Royal Island SC. Now that just sounded so beautiful. I begged my husband to take a detour. Then we found Beaufort South Carolina; Driving the old roads of Hwy 17 from Savannah through a canopy of Oaks I felt I De'JaVu, I had somehow been here before. It was so magical and peaceful, I felt I was home. I knew the first time I arrived in Beaufort that this would ..eventually.. be my home. My search then began for the next 10 years driving every little road to find something wonderful, special and affordable. No GPs's back then. When I arrived at Saltwind I knew this was a magical oasis. Somewhere the world forgot. Please join me on my journey to Saint Helena Island in Beaufort SC. I hope you love this tropical oasis and jungle as much as I do.
Why the Owner Chose Beaufort:
We bought this home with the intention of moving here as soon as we could but employment and health factors soon changed our situation. I angst over whether to let go of my dreams, loose my deposit or risk having two homes and go with it. My Aunt came to the rescue with the a suggestion of renting it too. I had never even thought about it. With my husband teaching year round we are rarely able to get away together. I fell in love with the town and the property; hopefully this would be my final home, so we went through with buying the home. I am still taken with it, STILL in love with my home, my location, and my struggles to implement my ideas to improve it for you and ourselves. While the rest of world races past at its hectic pace, this little island is much the same as it was when Columbus, Ponce De Leon, and DeSoto set foot upon the New World of North America.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Beaufort and Saint Helena Island offer the history of Low Country with the very first settlers from Europe to North America. The terrain is a tropical rain forest. The area is comprised of 167 islands all separated by broad rivers, the St Helena Sound, hundreds of tidal creeks, miles of marshes, and estuaries greeting the mighty Atlantic Ocean. The ancient trees, the moss that came over with the Spaniards on the sails of their ships now drape everything here. An area of Firsts.... The first Seminole and Yamassee Indians settled here. Invaded by the Spanish, the French, the British, Scottish, seven countries have flown their flag over this soil. This has been the most fought over territory in North America. the first plantations, slaves,The islands were first in the Gullah and Geechee cultures. This island has been waiting here untouched for hundreds of years just waiting for you and I to discover it's treasures. This is a home, not just a rental. It is very comfortable and quiet! Walk your dogs with your morning coffee in privacy on the beach. Fish right in the sound across the street and cook up dinner with your own harvest of clams, oysters, fish & crabs.. In the Summer, Soaking in the salty warm waters at high tide is like a walking into an ocean sized hot tub. The soft gentle waves are a real treat you don't have to fight riptides and the towing out to sea. In early summer watch the Loggerhead Sea turtles nest right on the beach at the access as they have for thousands of years, or investigate the nests they leave on the beach. In August, the eggs hatch and the baby turtles crawl out to sea in the early fall mornings. Just relax on the deck with a glass of wine, good book from our library, feel the gentle breeze and listen to Conroy's Beach Music, the waves at high-tide Enjoy our Extensive Library, Kayaking and Horseback riding/walking in the neighborhood and beach at Camelot Farms or fish the beach, or you can drop your boat in the many boat landin
This is our private beach you can enjoy beach walks in solitude.
Sun here on our beach or head to the BIG Beach @ Hunting, baby waves or BIG ONES
The northern view of our beach
Our home with a new deck, new metal roof, and four inch high steps and hand rail
Master bedroom being redone with Ballard rDesigns, Memory Foam pad Sweet Dream
2nd master with queen bed & a day bed, memory foam pad & attached private bath
Harlis in front of my 500 year old Oak in the front yard.
This is the beach at Hunting Island just five minutes away! Free PARK PASS 4 YOU
Climb to the top of the edge of the world at Hunting Island Lighthouse 170 steps
Pre-Columbus Pose at this Oak 50ft behind our sunroom the base is 36 ft around!
You are here looking north from our beach access about 350 feet from our home.
View frm a lot I use 2 cut thru from beach to the sand roads n our neighborhoo
The Ave of Oaks, we protect our Oaks, paved roads kill the Oak trees roots.
Looking at the north side of the front yard to the right of the driveway in Oct
This is the living room with TV, Comfortable chairs, Masonry fireplace,
The wing with all the bedrooms off the hall.
#3 East Lake Bedroom with a double bed, SWEET DREAMS
Catch fresh sea trout and spotted sea bass fry it up for dinner!
Go fishing at the Hunting Island pier it is near the end of H I near Fripp.
Eat here at DOCKSIDE ON 11th St PortRoyal Split the Dockside Plat. w xtra salad
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