Exterior view of the Magnolia Hall Performing Arts Center at Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, South Carolina at twilight

Sun City Hilton Head is a popular destination for active adults seeking a South Carolina retirement.

Del Webb’s Sun City Hilton Head has been considered one of the best 55+ communities in the country for several years—and between its desirable location, world-class amenities, and wide array of floor plans, it’s no wonder why.

Located in the coastal town of Bluffton, South Carolina, Sun City Hilton Head is perfectly situated close to some of the South’s most pristine beaches as well as some of the best golf courses in the Carolinas. Both Hilton Head and historic downtown Savannah are also within a short driving distance. 

The neighborhood offers attractive housing options, with available floor plans for single-family and attached homes. In addition to this, there's a wide array of enviable resort-style amenities that range from a 45-acre town center with its very own shopping and dining destinations to a 20-acre fishing lake, dozens of athletic courts, and several relaxing pool and patio areas.

Here are five things to know about Sun City Hilton Head: 

1. It's the largest 55+ community in South Carolina.

Aerial view of the amenities at Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, South Carolina

The development is currently the largest active adult community in South Carolina.

Spread over almost 6,000 acres and home to more than 9,000 residences divided between 57 neighborhoods, the established Sun City Hilton Head is one of the largest active adult communities in the Carolinas. The development is currently the largest active adult community in South Carolina.

Originally built in 1995, it's made up of a mixture of both new construction and resale residences. Prices range between the mid $100s and the mid $1Ms. 

2. It's still growing; new homes are available.

Interior view of a bedroom in a model home at Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, South Carolina

New construction homes are continuously being built and put on the market.

While Sun City Hilton Head already boasts thousands of homes and spans thousands of acres, there are no signs of the gated community’s growth slowing down anytime soon. Del Webb’s current plans for the community include increasing the number of neighborhoods from 57 to a total of 62. It’s also estimated that there will be more than 18,000 residents once the development is complete.

New construction homes are continuously being built and put on the market. To increase its appeal, Del Webb also continues to add to its dozens of floor plans to entice prospective homebuyers.

3. Recently announced new floor plans.

Exterior view of a model home at Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, South Carolina

The development just introduced three new home series for potential buyers to consider.

With its continued growth, Sun City Hilton Head has continued to add to its already impressive list of available floor plans. The popular development just introduced three new home series for potential buyers to consider.

The series includes 13 distinct layouts that range from 1,223 to 3,728 square feet. Floor plans range from two to four bedrooms, two to five-and-a-half bathrooms, and two- or three-car garages. They also offer buyers plenty of flex space and additional options like lofts, sunrooms, and screened-in porches. New floor plan prices range from the mid $200s to the mid $300s.

4. There are 54 holes of golf.

Picturesque view of a golf course at Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, South Carolina

One of the community’s biggest draws is its 54 holes of golf that are spread over three 18-hole courses.

There’s no shortage of desirable amenities for homeowners to enjoy within Sun City Hilton Head’s gates, but one of the community’s biggest draws is its 54 holes of golf that are spread over three 18-hole courses.

Two of the neighborhood’s courses—The Okatie Creek Golf Club and Hidden Cypress Golf Club—are championship courses designed by PGA tour professional, Mark McCumber. All of the courses appeal to golfers of every skill level.

5. It's a constant award winner.

A fountain in front of an amenity center at Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, South Carolina

The neighborhood’s countless awards only add to its exceptional reputation. 

Just the tremendous amount of homes alone can attest to Sun City Hilton Head’s popularity among the 55+ crowd, but the neighborhood’s countless awards only add to its exceptional reputation.

Through the years, Sun City Hilton Head has become one of the largest 55+ communities in the Carolina, and it’s also consistently racking up awards for being one of the top active adult communities in the country. Not only is Sun City Hilton Head consistently selected for lists like The Best-Selling 55+ Communities in South Carolina and The Most Popular 55+ Communities in South Carolina, but it has also consistently ranked on the annual list of The 55 Best 55+ Communities.

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