Bluffton, SC Housing Overivew
The greater Bluffton area has boomed in the past several years with the addition of multiple, gated golf, tennis and boating plantations and developments designed for young families. The enchanting downtown area of this riverfront village however, still exudes a southern charm that traces its roots to pre-Revolutionary America. Old Town Bluffton is comprised of a Nationally Registered Historic District, situated next to new commercial and residential centers designed to preserve the old town look and feel. Locals have a keen appreciation for the beauty of the area and it's reflected in seasonal festivals, holiday parades, and a profound love for the May River and its laidback lifestyle. Several Bluffton private residences and commercial buildings are protected by an active Bluffton Historical Preservation Society. Home designs are rich in Lowcountry flair with accents including porches, metal roofs, dormers and sidewalks. There are older single-family homes, stately riverfront mansions, burgeoning condominium and apartment complexes along with brand new, moderately priced family homes in private neighborhoods. Each specific community suits different styles and budgets and adheres to their own Property Owners Association governing covenants, and design and development guidelines.
History of Bluffton, SC
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Bluffton was settled in 1825 as a summer retreat for wealthy upstate planters eager to escape the heat,
mosquitoes and disease that was rampant among their home plantations. The town became a hot bed
of secession meetings during the years preceding the Civil War, and consequently suffered decades of
economic privation after the war's end. Bluffton began to experience a revitalization of commerce with
the development of Hilton Head Island in the 1960's.
Today, you can still experience the great determination to keep history alive. On any given day, you may
attend a Lowcountry Civil War lecture series, or find a newly discovered photograph at the Heyward
House. This antebellum home has been lovingly restored and now serves as a museum and Bluffton's
official welcome center. From here, you can experience Old Bluffton, a mere one square mile in size, but
loaded with an eclectic mix of art galleries, antique shops and boutiques, great restaurants, and plenty
of southern charm.
Bluffton Real Estate FAQs
How many active real estate properties are currently listed for sale in Bluffton?
Currently there are 897 listed for sale.
Are there any foreclosures currently for sale in Bluffton?
No, currently there are no active listings in Bluffton with a foreclosure status.
Are there any short sales currently for sale in Bluffton?
No, currently there are no active listings in Bluffton with a short sales status.
What is the price range and average price for residential homes in Bluffton?
The price range of the 614 listed homes for sale in Bluffton is between 152K and 9,000K. The average price is 560K. Click here
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What is the price range and average price for residential condos and villas in Bluffton?
The price range of the 28 listed condos and villas for sale in Bluffton is between 90K and 599K. The average price is 177K. Click here
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What is the price range and average price for residential land and lots in Bluffton?
The price range of the 225 listed land and lots for sale in Bluffton is between 0K and 3,500K. The average price is 200K. Click here
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What amenities a buyer should expect to find in Bluffton?
Bluffton offers a host of amenities that accomodate almost any lifestyle:
- Boat Storage
- Car Wash
- Community Dock
- Community Pool
- Community Tennis
- Deep Water Access
- Fitness Center
- Fitness Facility
- Garbage Service Included
- Golf Privileges
- Leisure Trails
- Pest Control
- Pool Outdoor
- Sec Gate/Guard
What kind of views a buyer should expect to find in Bluffton?
Residents of Bluffton enjoy a varierty of views from their porch, balcony or window:
- Deep Water