Windmill Harbour is a 172-acre private residential community reserved for 500 residences. The community on the Intercostal Waterway offers beautiful views of the Intercostal and saltwater marshes. It is also the home of the South Carolina Yacht Club. The primary focal point of Windmill Harbour is a 15-acre inland harbour – twice the size of Harbour Town. The sports center at Windmill Harbour offers four clay tennis courts, saunas, jacuzzi, dressing rooms, a pro shop and 25 meter swimming pool. Jogging and bike trails also connect throughout the community.
For those individuals who treasure waterfront privacy and tranquility, Spanish Wells Plantation is the answer. This 350 acre community has a semi-private nine-hole golf course and private pool complex. Spanish Wells homesites are one acre in size and feature fabulous views of Broad Creek, the open waters of the Calibogue Sound and the Intercostal Waterway. Many of the island’s largest and most expensive homes can be found in Spanish Wells.
Indigo Run is a private residential and golf community located directly across Highway 278 from Hilton Head Plantation. The community encompasses of 1,712 acres and at maturity will have approximately 1400 residences. Indigo Run has two golf courses one public and one for members only. The first course was developed by Golden Bear design Associates, a Jack Nicklaus company. In addition to the golf, Indigo Run also features club facilities, tennis courts, swimming pools, playgrounds and leisure trails.
Port Royal Plantation is a 1000 acre private beach front community limited to single family homes and was the second island community to be developed (in 1968). Its has three miles of wide sandy beach that round the curve from the Atlantic Ocean to Port Royal Sound. It has a historical site where the earthworks of Union Fort Sherman still stand. The facilities include a magnificent Southern Clubhouse, three golf courses, a championship croquet court, and a five star racquet club.
Shipyard is one Hilton Head’s original planned communities, situated on 803 acres on the Atlantic Ocean side of Hilton Head Island. This community is a mix of resort and residential properties. It has 27 challenging holes of golf and a racquet club that was selected by Tennis Magazine to be among the top 50 in the United States.
Wexford Plantation is an exclusive, private yachting and golf community offering an elegant Lifestyle. Many of Wexford’s impressive residences are built along the edges of the lock-controlled deep-water harbour and charming canals that wind through Wexford’s 500 very private acres. The lock system is tide-free and keeps the harbour calm and at a minimum 8 feet in depth. Wexford is a beautiful and distinctive neighborhood whose activities center around Wexford’s luxurious clubhouse and yacht basin.
Hilton Head Plantation is located on the northern tip of the island and is the second largest community. It encompasses 4,000 acres of naturally lush island vegetation that is well planned and meticulously maintained. This community of predominantly full-sized and patio home sites are designed to accommodate approximately 4,000 families. The community is bounded on two sides by Port Royal Sound and Skull creek, its breathtaking sunsets and water views are unsurpassed. Hilton Head Plantation includes four separate equity golf clubs, tennis courts, a beach park, stables, and a full service marina.
Sea Pines was the first community created in the original development of Hilton Head Island, setting an environmental standard for excellence. Located on the southwestern tip of the island, Sea Pines spreads across 5,000 acres, including a 400-acre forest preserve with nature trails. Sea Pines has four golf courses, dozens of tennis courts, two breathtaking marinas and famous lighthouse. This community hosts two of the most renowned sporting events in the country; The MCI Classic and the Family Circle Magazine Cup Tennis Championship.
Long Cove Club is an exclusively residential and totally private community. It was founded in 1980 by three local businessmen and consists of 573 full size residential home sites on 610 acres. Long Cove is a membership community noted for having the number 1 ranked golf course in the state of South Carolina. The golf course was designed by Pete Dye and is ranked by Golf Digest, to be among the top twenty courses in the United States. This upscale community caters to the needs of those desiring top-notch golf, tennis and boating combined with a relaxed, yet elegant life style in a beautiful country club setting.
Palmetto Hall is the Island’s newest community, which offers plantation living at reasonable prices. There are only 552 single family home sites included in the 750 acres, providing a density of less than one house per acre. This community features two championship golf courses by world-renowned architects, Arthur Hills and Robert Cupp. Palmetto Hall offers variety, value and challenging golf in what is known as the best private golf club community on Hilton Head Island.
Palmetto Dunes Resort is considered by many to be the most beautiful plantation on Hilton Head. It represents a unique mingling of resort and residential. Three miles of sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean bound the East Side and the west is bounded by Shelter Cove Harbour; a village of fashionable shops and restaurants. The community also features 3 award-winning golf courses, 25 tennis courts, the Island’s deepest yacht basin & marina, a 10-mile river-like lagoon system and 6 miles of bike paths. Twin security gates are manned 24 hours a day. Palmetto Dunes mid-island location truly offers something for everyone.