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Property Types On Hilton Head Island

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Oceanfront properties and homesites are among the most sought after real estate on the island. Oceanfront property on Hilton Head Island is located in the Sea Pines, Port Royal, and Palmetto Dunes Plantations, as well as in Folly Field, Singleton Beach, and North and South Forest Beach.

Homes can range from smaller beach houses to grand ocean front estates. Prices do vary by location, but generally, Ocean front homes can range from $1.5 million to well over $6 million. Building lots usually start around $1 million.

A strong demand for the limited number of beach homes on Hilton Head Island drives the price. We expect these properties to appreciate even further in the future.

As short-term rentals, these properties can typically generate gross incomes of almost $200,000, per year.

Ocean Oriented Properties

Typically, homes situated between two and eight house rows from the beach.

These properties can be found in the same areas as the oceanfront homes. Prices range from $450,000 to over $3 million.

Oceanfront Villas

The oceanfront villas on Hilton Head Island can be found in the Sea Pines and Palmetto Dunes Plantations as well as in North and South Forest Beach and Folly Field. Properties vary from one bedroom units in the Forest Beach area starting around $100,000 to luxurious four bedroom villas in Palmetto Dunes priced from $1 to $3 Million. Currently, the average two bedroom oceanfront villa usually sells from somewhere between $450,000 and $700,000. Most of the villas are used as outstanding short-term rental properties and annual gross incomes range from $20,000 to $70,000, depending on the number of bedrooms, the condition, the view and of course, the location.

Ocean Oriented Villas

Hilton Head Island's ocean oriented villas can be found in the Sea Pines and Palmetto Dunes Plantations as well as in North and South Forest Beach and Folly Field. Most of these villas have one to four bedroom floor plans, with 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom villas being the most common. Typically, these villas are located less than a ten minute walk to the beach. Owners can expect short-term rental income of $15K to $35K depending on age, size and location.

Deepwater Access

Deepwater access refers to the accessibility of a large boat to a dock at low tide. There are many homes on Hilton Head Island as well as the mainland that have deep water access. These homes can be found in Sea Pines, Wexford, Long Cove, Hilton Head, Spanish Wells, Blue Heron Point, Windmill Harbor, Colleton River and several locations in Bluffton on the May River. There is a very strong demand for deepwater access with available inventory in short supply. Wexford and Windmill harbor are both built around large lock-controlled harbors and provide a sheltered environment in which the tide never fluctuates. Prices range from $600K to over $3 Million.

Private Golf Communities

Private Golf Communities include Wexford and Long Cove on Hilton Head Island and Colleton River, Moss Creek, Belfair and Berkeley Hall on the Mainland. Prices range from $300K to over $1 Million. There is a wide selection of choices available to satisfy the needs of buyers desiring a private club lifestyle.

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