Waterfront Homes for Sale in Beaufort SC
Beaufort County SC is a dream comes true for the salt water lover. Know as the Sea Islands, the entire county is surrounded by the ocean, rivers, tidal creeks and salt marshes.
For the real estate buyer interested in being on the water, the pricing is determined by a number of factors. Expansion of water, the view, accessibility to intra-coastal waterway or ocean, water depth and navigability are all determining factor in real estate pricing, not withstanding, of course, the land location.
A basic guide would be:
- Deepwater (determined by minimum of three feet at low tide)*
- Limited Access (deepwater at site, however access to open water might be limited)
- Tidal Creek (usually boat accessible about half the tide)
- Marsh view
Ocean front property is available in Beaufort County on Fripp Island, Harbor Island, and Hilton Head Island. Property with a beach on St. Helena Sound and Atlantic Ocean is available on St. Helena Island.
River waterfront of all the above mention are available through out the county, ranging from gated communities to rural settings. In addition to owning your own private waterfront many neighborhoods boast community dock and boat landings to give all in the community access to the water.
Public boat landing are also located through the county so everyone can enjoy the water.
*Beaufort SC averages about a 7 foot tide, difference between high tide and low tide, however tides can reach as high a 10 feet.
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