BelfairCoastal South Carolina
Avenue of the Oaks beyond the community's gated entrance is a dramatic statement and immediately lets you know you've arrived somewhere special living in Bluffton SC. Dating back in history to the year 1811, the grandeur of Belfair is found only nine miles west of one of the top places to live in South Carolina. The gated community borders the Colleton River. Two championship golf courses designed by Tom Fazio are the neighborhood's centerpiece. The Belfair golf clubhouse was expanded to 35,000 square feet in 2012. Views from the clubhouse are among the finest in Bluffton South Carolina and the food is delicious. This 1,100 acre member-owned, Bluffton SC real estate development is debt free and capital improvements were made with no special assessments to the club members.
BELFAIR PLANTATION AMENITIES
- 24 Hour Manned Gated Entrance
- Two 18 Hole Championship Golf Courses designed by Tom Fazio
- 35,000 Square Foot Golf Clubhouse
- 29 Acre Golf Practice Facility and Jim Ferree Learning Center
- Fitness and Sports Center
- Junior Olympic-size Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Indoor Swimming Pool
- Tennis Courts, Croquet Courts and Soccer Field
- Belfair Town Village - convenient shopping within bicycling distance without leaving the gated entrance
Avid golfers who live here have access to a 29 acre Golf Practice Facility which includes the Jim Ferree Learning Center. The Belfair Fitness and Sports Center is equally elaborate. The club offers comprehensive fitness classes, personal trainers, spa services along with an indoor and outdoor junior olympic swimming pool. Adjacent to the club are the community's tennis courts, children's playground and ball fields. The neighborhood has excellent walking and bike paths to explore adding to the quality of life living in Bluffton SC.
Social clubs at Belfair Plantation include book clubs, leagues, special interest groups such as photography and holiday community events making it a friendly South Carolina retirement atmosphere. The landscape has been carefully preserved protecting wildlife habitats. Great blue heron, snow egret and bald eagles are common sighting along the saltwater marsh. Belfair's Hidden Lake is the largest conservancy of the Southeast for rare birds such as native wooden storks.
Belfair's location is in the heart of the Lowcountry with Savannah Georgia 25 miles to the south and Charleston 110 miles to the north. Hilton Head Island's award winning beaches are 10 miles to the east. The combination makes Bluffton one of the top places to live in South Carolina. Approximately 485 homes have been built to date of the 710 total homes planned in the Bluffton SC real estate development. Homes for sale at Belfair begin in the mid $400k's and lots for sale at can be found under $100k. Approved builders include H2 Builders, Brighton Builders and Shoreline Construction. HOA dues are included in the annual club membership dues. Property owners are required to join the golf club. The 2014 membership dues are $13,362 plus a $19,275 transfer fee paid when a property is acquired.
Adjacent to the neighborhood is the Belfair Towne Village, home to Kroger's grocery, restaurants, banks and other retail stores. The gated community is a golf cart friendly with connecting access to the village.
Our real estate score for Belfair Plantation in Bluffton South Carolina is 83.
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Belfair was developed in 1995 by John Reed and Gary Rowe. Approximately 65% of this Bluffton golf community is built out. The club and amenities are member owned and debt free.
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