Bluffton Real Estate Listings and Residential Community Guides
Where to Live in Bluffton, SC
On the mainland side of the Island, the towns of Bluffton and Okatie offer a wide range of residential communities featuring homes at all price points. While many of these communities are not as well known as the ones on Hilton Head, many have equally spectacular water views and feature golf courses from leading designers. Each of the community pages below contains pertinent information, photos, and maps of the leading Bluffton gated and non-gated communities.
Golf club living at its finest, Belfair is a private Lowcountry community known for its fine golf courses, 1100 acres of natural beauty, and its proximity to Colleton River creating some magnificent water views.
Callawassie Island is a private gated golf community situated on 880 acres including a 27 hole Tom Fazio golf course. Marsh and water views abound as this island is bordered by the Colleton, Okatie, and Chechessee rivers.
With the only Arnold Palmer designed golf course in the area, The Crescent is a unique community offering nearly 430 fairway homes and 12 villas. Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, tennis, and a community pool. The Crescent is a gated community.
Eagle's Pointe consists of 249 homes of moderate size and price. There is a 7.5 acre lake located in the heart of the community. Residents enjoy a Davis Love III designed golf course, a community pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, and walking paths.
Hampton Hall is a private, gated residential community located in Bluffton, South Carolina that takes its inspiration from European style architecture along with a village-like feel to the development.
Hampton Lake is a gated community with over 165 acres of fresh water lakes. Enjoy fishing, kayaking and boating as well as many other indoor amenities include The Lakehouse, Fitness Center, Spa, Backwater Bill's Grill and more.
Hampton Pointe is a private, gated community in Hardeeville, South Carolina just minutes from Bluffton and Hilton Head Island. This 850-acre community is surrounded by fifteen large and small lakes, forest and wetland preserves, and features a 7,322 yard, par 72 Jack Nicklaus designed golf course.
Compared to the resort communities in the Bluffton area, Hearthstone Lakes is more of a traditional neighborhood with its park like setting and surrounding woodlands. Located in Hardeeville, it is close to Bluffton, Hilton Head, and Beaufort. Amenities are limited to a community pool and fitness center.
Heritage at New Riverside is a 365-acre community features both homes and townhomes in a wooded setting. Amenities within the community feature a clubhouse, fitness center, pool, and leisure trails for walking and biking.
Mill Creek at Cypress Ridge can best be described as a traditional community with "a little bit more". The heart of the community is its clubhouse that features a three level fitness center, ballroom, and meetings rooms. Alongside the clubhouse is a large "zero entry" pool, lazy river, splash fountain, and wading pool.
Moss Creek was the first developed community on the Mainland right before the Hilton Head bridge. Residents of Moss Creek will find there is no shortage of things to do. There are miles of bike trails, a Marsh View Clubhouse, and nature preserves.
One of the first things you will notice about Oldfield is its rustic charm in everything from the stables and the clubhouse to the luxury homes that border the Okatie River and throughout the land. Oldfield is a community where people appreciate the outdoors and the beauty of the South Carolina lowcountry.
Palmetto Bluff is part of the new trend of communities in the area that combine outdoor lefestyle with residential living. Homes and homesites are available in a wide variety of styles from patio homes to multi-family compounds. The Village at Palmetto Bluff is the epicenter of the community with its shops, dining, and public docks.
The community of Rose Dhu Creek features over 320 acres of wooded seclusion away from the busy day to day life in Bluffton and Hilton Head. With only 155 estate sized homesites it offers residents a sense of privacy not found in many other Bluffton communities.
Rose Hill Plantation is located just 8 miles from Hilton Head Island and contains two distinct locations directly across from each other. Both offer beautiful homes in a low country setting, but with unique amenities.
Shell Hall is another community that falls under the "traditional neighborhood" classification with its park like setting, and homes set close to sidewalk lined streets. It's proximity to nearby schools, parks, and shopping allows students and residents to walk or bike to many destinations.
Sun City Hilton Head is a 55+ age restricted community that features a wide range of home prices and floor plans. Within the sub divisions of Sun City you will find townhomes, patio homes, and single family homes of all sizes. Along with property resales, there is still ample opportunity for new home construction.