In the case of Hilton Head Island, it was started in 1957 by Charles Fraser when he and his brother Joseph started the Sea Pines Company. Frasers’ original vision for development was to embrace the environment and create a resort that offered a lifestyle unique to the Low-Country. With beaches, golf, tennis, nature trails, shops, restaurants, marinas and equestrian activities, Hilton Head Island originally created the demand for visitors and residents to visit and live on Hilton Head Island. Read the rest of this entry
Next time you take a drive through the Low Country, visit Palmetto Bluff. This waterfront village is nestled under century live oaks draped with Spanish moss. Located off Highway 46 between Hilton Head Island, SC and Savannah, Ga, Palmetto Bluff’s Wilson Village is off the charts beautiful. The natural beauty is complemented perfectly by the charm of its timeless architecture. This short video with Bryan Byrne, Broker in Charge, provides an overview of the village, the values of property and the flexible membership programs offered. The breezes off the river were wonderful that day. Read the rest of this entry
If you have not seen Hilton Head from the water, you have not seen Hilton Head. To begin this adventure visit one of the Island marinas that offer power boat, paddle board and kayak rentals. The inland waters surrounding Hilton Head are easy to navigate with local charts, GPS and guidance that comes with your rental. Hilton Head marinas are located on the sunset side of the Island. These marinas are unique and some offer great waterfront dining opportunities. Marina and Island hopping is lot of fun with family and friends. Read the rest of this entry
Driving down 278, check out the new Palmetto Hall Plantation signs on the corner of Beach City Road and Highway 278. While Palmetto Hall has always been the best kept secret for locals and those fortunate to be introduced to it through golf, friendships or self discovery, these new signs will put Palmetto Hall in front of everyone driving on Hilton Head Island.
Hilton Head Island now offers over 53 miles of public bike paths, 50 miles of private bike paths and over 12 miles of hard pack sand for biking. How does it get any better? The town has recently been adding more bike paths and informational kiosks around the Island. These kiosks offer information about nearby parks, beach access and areas of interest. Read the rest of this entry
Hilton Head Island has celebrated the Heritage since 1969. While golf is the main attraction, the RBC Heritage is a tradition where we gather together to enjoy the rites of spring. It is a time when Islanders, tourists, touring pros and volunteers enjoy azaleas in full bloom, new and old friendships, fabulous weather and a week full of fun. The Heritage is much more than just great golf, its about tradition. Read the rest of this entry
Can you hear opportunity knocking? Dirt, land, lots, home sites and a piece of the rock are being offered at compelling values in Hilton Head, Bluffton and Daufuskie. While some homes in the past few years have been selling for less than replacement cost, land in the Hilton Head area has gone to extreme pricing to appeal to prospective buyers. The charts belows show the trend line and average dollar price for lots for the past several years for Hilton Head, Bluffton and Daufuskie. Read the rest of this entry
Rather than throwing the Christmas Tree in the vacant lot next door…there’s mulch to celebrate inBeaufortCounty, according to Outdoor Architecture, an environmentally-friendly landscape architecture design and green-keeping firm servicing the Lowcountry since 2004. Local residents are invited to bring their Christmas trees to one of the several recycling sites throughout the county. Additionally, residents can get free mulch when the county grinds up the trees.
Locations where Christmas trees are being accepted include:
Lady’s Island: Sea Island Parkwaynext to Huddle House; or
Pleasant Point Road at the Family Tree Christmas Tree Farm
Beaufort atBeaufortPlaza near the Plaza Theaters
Port Royal: TheNavalHeritageParkoffRibaut Road
Bluffton:Ulmer Roadnear the county tennis courts
Hilton Head:ColignyBeachparking lot or U.S. 278 atSquire Pope Road
Take a minute and recycle forever!
Trees can be dropped off 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All ornaments, tinsel, holiday lights and decorations should be removed from the tree. The program for free mulch will take place from8-11 a.m.on Saturday, Jan. 12, whenBeaufortCountygrinds up the Christmas trees. Residents should bring a container to carry their mulch home. The project is the result of efforts between Keep Beaufort County Beautiful and Beaufort County Solid Waste Recycling. For additional information, call Veronica Miller, Keep Beaufort County Beautiful coordinator, at 255-2741 or email her email@example.com.
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Happy New Year Hilton Head! Behind us now is the fiscal cliff, the election and the tail end of the recession. Welcome 2013!! While we will look back on 2012 with love and affection we are very excited about the New Year ahead. Below are the observations and expectations for 2013 Hilton Head Island Real Estate. Read the rest of this entry