Cross the causeway that links Callawassie Island to mainland South Carolina and you'll enter a secluded slice of verdant Low Country terrain that has been transformed into a remarkable waterfront golf community blending high-quality housing with the finest in recreational amenities.
An immaculate 27-hole Tom Fazio-design golf course is the highlight of this 880-acre private oasis, which also features a first-class tennis center, swimming and fitness facilities, a spacious clubhouse and a separate River Club with a community dock.
With 11 miles of coastline and fertile salt marshes surrounding a landscape of green meadows and moss-draped oaks, Callawassie Island has been developed in a careful, environmentally sensitive manner that garnered South Carolina's first Community Wildlife Habitat designation. The location is convenient to Hilton Head Island, Beaufort and Savannah, allowing residents to enjoy an idyllic rural lifestyle along with the abundant natural and cultural attractions of the Carolina Low Country. Send me information now!
Acreage: 880 acres (352 hectares)
Gatehouse: Gated entry with 24-hour staffing assures the privacy and security of all residents.
Club Structure: Callawassie Island’s recently updated membership structure simplifies membership, eliminates all miscellaneous fees and charges, includes extended family and allows members to pay for only what they use. Every resident member has access to the dining and meeting facilities, fitness center, tennis center, pools, community docks and golf practice facilities. Either an Unlimited Golf or pay-as-you play option may be selected on an annual basis.
Golf: With three distinctive championship courses designed by Tom Fazio, Callawassie Island is a dream come true for golfing enthusiasts. Each of the 27 holes takes full advantage of the island's inherent natural beauty to create visual drama and superb playability, presenting delights and challenges for players at every skill level.
Clubhouse: The 26,000-square-foot golf clubhouse is designed in traditional Low Country style, with a pro shop, locker rooms, function rooms, formal and informal dining options and a large swimming pool with an adjacent cabana and snack bar.
Tennis: The deluxe private tennis facility features six Har-Tru courts with a courtside pavilion and separate tennis pro shop. The on-site tennis pro organizes an ongoing program of instruction, social events and tournaments.
Fitness: The community fitness center offers a mix of quality cardio and weight training equipment along with a range of exercise classes including water aerobics, pilates, yoga and Irish step dancing. The facility is managed by a full-time fitness coordinator and personal trainer.
Recreation: The mild climate of coastal South Carolina invites outdoor recreation year-round, and Callawassie Island's unspoiled natural environment provides an ideal setting for walking, bicycling, bird watching and other recreational pursuits.
Boating: From kayaking the nearby creeks and lagoons to sailing and yachting on Port Royal Sound and the Atlantic Ocean, Callawassie Island serves as an ideal base for recreational boating. Day dockage is available at the River Club; with boat storage and a community boat ramp nearby.
Fishing: The Carolina Low Country is known for its varied fishing opportunities throughout the seasons, with a choice of fertile inland waterways, coastal fishing and deep sea sport fishing on the open Atlantic.
Swimming: Two private swimming pools are available to members, located adjacent to the golf clubhouse and the River Club.
River Club: The separate River Club on the banks of the Colleton River provides a casual setting for socializing with friends and neighbors. The facility consists of a community clubhouse and library, a second swimming pool and a deepwater dock for boating, fishing, shrimping and crabbing.
Dining and Shopping: In addition to dedicated golf and tennis pro shops, Callawassie Island offers a range of casual and fine dining options. Additional retail and restaurant choices can be found within a 30-minute drive at Hilton Head, Beaufort, Savannah and other nearby communities.
Health Care: Access to 24-hour urgent care and other medical services is as close as the Hilton Head Regional Medical Center and the Coastal Carolina Medical Center in nearby Hardeeville. Several major regional hospitals are located about half an hour from the development in Savannah, Georgia.
Area Attractions: The surrounding region offers a world-famous mix of lush Low Country scenery, wide Atlantic beaches and historic seaports that preserve the charm of early American life. Downtown Beaufort is just 15 minutes from the development, while Savannah, Georgia, is only half an hour to the south. Also nearby is the sophisticated resort community of Hilton Head Island, known for its sandy beaches, resort dining, shopping and entertainment.
Homes For Sale: Waterfront locations with private docks are available, as well as homes with lovely woodland, marsh or golf course views. Prebuilt homes on Callawassie Island range from $300,000 to $1 million.
Villas For Sale: Comfortable, yet affordable, villas are priced from $160,000 to $250,000.
Lots For Sale: Lots range from about a quarter of an acre to one acre or more, priced from $20,000 to $700,000. Waterfront lots are available.