Callawassie is located on the Southeast corner in the outer coastal plain 17 miles away from Southwest Beaufort. The island is ten to twelve miles long and surrounded by tidal creeks and salt marshes. This island is a significant supporter of the state of the Maritime art center and South Carolina’s first Wildlife habitat with more than 200 residences being certified as Backyard Wildlife Habitats. This is private gated island community boasts 27 holes of golf, 6 Har-Tru Tennis courts, fitness center, swimming pools, and a natural beauty unsurpassed in the low country. It is one of the first communities in South Carolina to achieve National Wildlife Federation Community “Wildlife Habitat Certification.”
The Yamasee Indians gave the name of the Callawassie in the 17th Century, which means “Calm Waters.” In 1981, Callawassie Island established its modern uniqueness and was developed into the private community it is today. There are 102 registered historic sites that have been found on the island. Archeological discoveries of the artwork include cooking utensils, hunting construction implements, and human remains. A Civil War was fought many years on this island at the end of the War; the Union seized Island’s estate. However, an elaborate scheme to take over possession by, a prominent Union general, enabled to maintain ownership for the next fifty years. Life on the Callawassie was simple, often resulting in death at an early age caused by polluted waters, and infectious diseases, infrequent natural disasters like storms, drought, and earthquakes hit this island several times.
This unique name island contains a mixture of a conventional single family as well as stylish and luxurious villas. Depending on the location of the island your home has a river, golf course, Waterfront parks, and wooded views. Callawassie is the best value real estate in the low country with less price of the home as compared to other towns in Beaufort County. Residents enjoy some features inspired by quality amenities to its community. The nearby facilities to the homes include fitness, clubhouse, swimming pools, hunting island state park. If you are willing to relocate this town, then you can enjoy the luxurious and elegant living standards. Callawassie is the best place to invest in real estate, and there are many agents which helps you to buy a property in this area.
Opportunity and Lifestyle
This island is exactly what you expect from a small island with all the facilities, natural beauty, and historical landmarks. Ideal climate, low crime, and violence rate and no air pollution make the Callawassie the best place to live. There are three parks in the island Magnolia, Sequoia, and Sugar Mill, as well as a butterfly garden for the enjoyment of tourists and residents. It is close to some of the several quality public and private schools like Okatie Elementary School, Bluffton High School. Callawassie inhabitants can part take in a relaxing round of golf in state of the art and notch courses. Other favorite activities include fishing, crabbing, kayaking, biking, and boating. Fantastic community of kind people, breathtaking and natural beauty, endless activities total privacy and security make their resident feels comfortable and lucky to be live there.