Are you ready for a new home? Does your dream home have open space and access to parks and ponds? Would your high quality new home be surrounded by nature while still having a vibrant community? Now is a great time to fulfill those dreams, and there?s nowhere better to do so than in one of the many fantastic Bluffton, South Carolina homes for sale.
Bluffton? Yeah, Bluffton!
Originally, Bluffton, S.C. was just one square mile of land, but since then it has annexed more than 32,000 acres for planned development. And although it?s expanding, with a population of just over 13,500, Bluffton is still a peaceful and placid place.
Why, Garden and Gun magazine’s June/July 2015 issue sited Bluffton, South Carolina as one of the top “Small-Town Escapes” in America. And Forbes praises Bluffton for its warm climate, scenic waters, low crime rate, safe neighborhood, affordable home prices that average less than $200,000, and an excellent state tax environment.
Some Things About Bluffton
Are you the outdoorsy type? Well, various wildlife preserves with rare species are located near Bluffton, and eight of the 14 tree frogs found in the United States live in South Carolina, but that?s not all. Botany Island Beach in South Carolina ranks as one of the top nesting sites for loggerhead sea turtles. This year alone, the females crawled up the shore to dig a minimum of 200 nests. Here?s hoping they all hatch!
If you?re more of a history buff, Bluffton?s got you covered there, too. Built in 1840 as a summer home by a local plantation owner, the Heyward House remains almost exactly the same as it did when it was first constructed more than 170 years ago. It, the Church of the Cross, Campbell Chapel AME Church, and several other houses can be viewed in Bluffton’s Historic District.
Or, if you?re looking for arts and culture, Bluffton lays claim to 10 separate, unique art galleries on Calhoun Street and in the nearby area. Or, if you need a few more galleries, and hey, nothing wrong with a day of big city shopping, Bluffton is just a half an hour?s drive from Savannah, G.A.
You know, it?s true, there?s no place like home. But it?s even truer when your new home is Bluffton, South Carolina.