Wishing to surround yourself with the history and charm the Lowcountry is known for, yet still have private beach access? Consider purchasing property in Port Royal Plantation. This primarily residential community on Hilton Head Island includes a magnificent shoreline with three miles of sandy beach as well as plenty of opportunities for you and your guests to learn a little about the area's history and appreciate the simple pleasures in life.
The 1,000-acre community offers home sites ranging from ¼ acre to more than an acre. Home styles include beach-side bungalows to the new construction of today. Port Royal Plantation is rich in natural, tranquil beauty including moss-laden oaks and lush greenery. You can choose from views including saltwater estuaries, freshwater lagoons, Atlantic Ocean, golf course or the Port Royal Sound.
When you live in Port Royal Plantation, rest assured your property is well-protected with the private community's 24-hour security, daily patrolling and optional individual house checks by your request.
ENJOY LIFE'S SIMPLE PLEASURES
As you explore your new neighborhood, you'll discover the land's historical significance. At the start of the Civil War, what is now the plantation was occupied by Confederate forces. However, during the Battle of Port Royal in 1861, Union troops defeated the Confederate soldiers. Within the plantation, look for historical markers for Fort Walker Park, the Beach House and Steam Gun to learn more about the role this area played in America's history.
Take your time and take advantage of the miles of paved, leisure paths and then enjoy the centrally located arboretum. The Port Royal Beach Club gives your family and guests easy access to the sandy beaches so you can feel the ocean's breeze through your hair and the sand between your toes. The community also hosts various social activities at the club throughout the year including the "Snowflake Ball" in January, summer "Crab Broil," and "Octoberfest" in the fall.
LIFE IS A BALL
When you buy a home in Port Royal Plantation, you can also become a member of the Port Royal Plantation Club, although it's not mandatory. But as a member, three18-hole golf courses, tennis courts, croquet and other clubhouse facilities are available to you. Take your pick from the Barony, Planter's Row and Robber's Row golf courses designed by some of the most well-known golf architects including Pete Dye, George Cobb and William Byrd.
The club offers membership plans designed around your needs and preferred interests.