Palmetto Bluff

19 Village Park Square, Bluffton, South Carolina
Fishing Fishing
Hiking Hiking
Kayaking Kayaking
Coastal Boating Coastal Boating
Golf Golf
Tennis Tennis
Equestrian Equestrian
Fitness Fitness
Spa Spa

Palmetto Bluff is the benchmark in Lowcountry living, a gated Bluffton golf community combining privacy with comprehensive resort amenities. Majestic age old oak trees, twinkling gas lanterns and the smell of the salty sea captivate your senses along with the stillness of the May River connecting to the Calibogue Sound. Its history dating back to 10,000 B.C., early settlers knew back then this was a special place! 

PALMETTO BLUFF AMENITIES

  • 24 Hour Manned Gated Entrance
  • 18 Hole Championship Golf Course designed by Jack Nicklaus
  • 5,000 Square Foot May River Golf Clubhouse with dining
  • The Inn & Spa at Palmetto Bluff with heated Swimming Pool 
  • River House Fitness Center and Heated Lap Pool at the Spa
  • River House Restaurant
  • Longfield Stables - Full Service Equestrian Center
    • 24 Stall Barn, Covered Arena, Practice Course
  • Wilson Landing - 80 Dry Storage Boat Slips, Boat Rentals and Outfitters Center
  • Wilson Lawn & Racquet Club with 8 Har-Tru Tennis Courts & Two Bocce Ball Courts
  • Wilson Village - RT’s Market, Chapel, Shops and Restaurants
  • Canoe Club & Fitness Center with Jacuzzi and Kiddie Pool
  • Canoe Club Restaurant
  • 15 Miles of Riding and Walking Trails
  • 6,000 Acre Nature Preserve

Palmetto Bluff has carved for itself an enviable reputation documented by a long list of awards from travel and sports publications. As a Auberge Resort, The Palmetto Bluff Inn & Spa is what draws first time visitors to the community who are unfamiliar with Bluffton new homes at Palmetto Bluff. Often times, that’s all it takes to turn them into property owners. Palmetto Bluff has it all. First class golf, all types of boating, tennis, equestrian sports and 15 miles of walking and biking trails. Wilson Village, Palmetto Bluff’s town village, makes it convenient to shop for dinner or dine at one of several restaurants. Property owners are not required to join the golf club. Property owners are all social club members and dues are included in the HOA fees. Golf, boating and equestrian pursuits are optional. The closest best private schools are Cross Schools, St. Gregory the Great School, and Hilton Head Christian Academy.

There is something for everyone at Palmetto Bluff. Whether you want to raise your heart beat at the fitness centers, swim laps in the pool or do nothing and relax in a hammock under a shady tree. Palmetto Bluff offers two types of residential neighborhoods; in Town (cottages in close proximity to Wilson Village) or in the Country (larger private family compounds near the nature preserve). Architectural styles reflect traditional Lowcountry, Tidewater construction or elegant riverfront homes. There are 15+ active home builders in the community. Approximately 370 homes have been built to date of the 4,000 planned spread out over 20,000 acres. This South Carolina coastal community is golf cart friendly. Palmetto Bluff cottage homes for sale begin in the mid $400K’s. Large estate homes on the May River can easily exceed $3 million. Homesites for sale begin in the low $100K’s. 

Our real estate score for Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton South Carolina is 87.

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Palmetto Bluff Your score:85 / 100Reviews:13

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: Lynn
Great place to live.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Robert
One of our favorite places on earth!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Edward
Developer does not engage directly affected property owners; fees seem to be shifting to favor and relieve developer of their support of expanded amenities that will support their projects.
Developer Creditability:
20/100
HOA/POA Dues:
20/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:60/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:80/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:86/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Average:88/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
Thumbs up!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:93/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
We're happy at Palmetto Bluff.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Curtis
Afraid the current owner/developer is losing sight of the original development concept. This hurts some of us original buyers.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Average:80/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
40/100
Membership Fees:
60/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
40/100
Average:66/100

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Our Score:
Platinum
87/100

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: Lynn
Great place to live.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Robert
One of our favorite places on earth!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Edward
Developer does not engage directly affected property owners; fees seem to be shifting to favor and relieve developer of their support of expanded amenities that will support their projects.
Developer Creditability:
20/100
HOA/POA Dues:
20/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:60/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:80/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:86/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Average:88/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
Thumbs up!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:93/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
We're happy at Palmetto Bluff.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Curtis
Afraid the current owner/developer is losing sight of the original development concept. This hurts some of us original buyers.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Average:80/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
40/100
Membership Fees:
60/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
40/100
Average:66/100

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Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
12miles
80/100
Nearest State Park:
20 miles
60/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
13 miles
80/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
0 miles
100/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
31 miles
60/100
Nearest College:
23 miles
40/100
Nearest Landfill:
40 miles
100/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
116 miles
100/100
Nearest Odorous Facility:
27 miles
100/100
Proximity Average70/100

Amenities

Clubhouse:
100/100
Community Parks:
100/100
Dining:
100/100
Equestrian:
80/100
Fitness Center:
80/100
Golf Course:
80/100
Intracoastal Access:
80/100
Spa:
100/100
Swimming Pool:
80/100
Tennis:
80/100
Walking Trails:
100/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
Yes
80/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
100/100
Street Lighting:
Decorative
100/100
Landscaping:
Extensive
100/100
Architecture Style:
Southern Lowcountry
Water:
City
Sewer:
City
Natural Gas:
Yes

Developer Credibility

In 2000, Crescent Communities, LLC purchased Palmetto Bluff. Crescent Communities is a respected land management and real estate development company headquartered in Charlotte, NC. 

 

100/100

Sold Pricing

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Taxes

County:
Beaufort
Real Estate:
0.0038%
Sales Tax:
7.00%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.5214%
Sales Tax: 7.44%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$6,650

Annual Club Membership Dues

Golf:
$5,400
Southeast Average
Golf: $8,013
Sport: $2,285
Social: $5,174

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Golf:
$75,000
Southeast Average
Golf: $34,511
Sport: $11,020
Social: $18,715

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Community Scorecard

Our Score:
Platinum
87/100

Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
12miles
80/100
Nearest State Park:
20 miles
60/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
13 miles
80/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
0 miles
100/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
31 miles
60/100
Nearest College:
23 miles
40/100
Nearest Landfill:
40 miles
100/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
116 miles
100/100
Nearest Odorous Facility:
27 miles
100/100
Proximity Average70/100

Amenities

Clubhouse:
100/100
Community Parks:
100/100
Dining:
100/100
Equestrian:
80/100
Fitness Center:
80/100
Golf Course:
80/100
Intracoastal Access:
80/100
Spa:
100/100
Swimming Pool:
80/100
Tennis:
80/100
Walking Trails:
100/100

Hidden from Standard
Hidden from Narrow

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
Yes
80/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
100/100
Street Lighting:
Decorative
100/100
Landscaping:
Extensive
100/100
Architecture Style:
Southern Lowcountry
Water:
City
Sewer:
City
Natural Gas:
Yes

Developer Credibility

In 2000, Crescent Communities, LLC purchased Palmetto Bluff. Crescent Communities is a respected land management and real estate development company headquartered in Charlotte, NC. 

 

100/100

Taxes

County:
Beaufort
Real Estate:
0.0038%
Sales Tax:
7.00%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.5214%
Sales Tax: 7.44%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$6,650

Annual Club Membership Dues

Golf:
$5,400
Southeast Average
Golf: $8,013
Sport: $2,285
Social: $5,174

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Golf:
$75,000
Southeast Average
Golf: $34,511
Sport: $11,020
Social: $18,715