A wooden swing beside a picturesque pond at Hilton Head Lakes in Hardeeville, South Carolina

These communities in Coastal South Carolina have picturesque waterfront homes for sale.

South Carolina is home to more than a hundred active adult communities with some of the most sought-after developments located along the state’s scenic coastline. While there are many fantastic properties and homesites at each of these coastal communities, waterfront properties always have extra appeal with potential homeowners.

Here are five South Carolina communities near the coast with waterfront homes for sale.

Hilton Head Lakes - Hardeeville, SC

Low $400s - Mid $400s

As the only golfing community that also offers boat access in Hardeeville, the gated community of Hilton Head Lakes truly stands out when it comes to South Carolina communities with waterfront homes for sale. It’s made up of 600 single-family homes and has both new construction and resale options available.

Spanning 450 acres with a private 155-acre lake, the community offers prospective buyers several floor plan options. Homes within the community range from 1,298 to 2,375 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

Along with the lake and 18-hole golf course, Hilton Head Lakes plays host to many amenities. The list includes a 14,000-square-foot clubhouse with a fitness center, a ballroom, a game room, and a snack bar. There are also multiple pools on the property as well as a sun deck, a playground, 12 miles of walking trails, and a boat launch. Additionally, there’s dedicated space for RV and boat parking.

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Hilton Head Plantation - Hilton Head Island, SC

Low $400s - High $1Ms

Located on the shores of the Port Royal Sound, Hilton Head Plantation is another active adult community with waterfront homes for sale. It features more than 4,200 single-family and attached homes as well as condominiums. Homes are available as both new and resale options with a wide variety of floor plans to choose from.

Hilton Head Plantation has various on-site amenities for residents to enjoy, including access to the Plantation House, the Spring Lake Pavilion, and the Dolphin Head Recreational Area, which boasts a clubhouse, a hobby and game room, a catering kitchen, horseshoe pits, and a BBQ grill. The community’s Spring Lake Recreation Area also has a long list of amenities, which includes an outdoor pool, 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, several other athletic fields, a fishing lake, two conservatories, and walking and biking trails.

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Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head - Hardeeville, SC

Mid $200s - Mid $300s

Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head will feature more than 3,000 single-family homes upon completion. The gated and age-restrict development has four home collections with more than a dozen floor plans. Homes range from 1,204 to 2,564 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages. Several plans also include a den area. 

Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head’s amenities include an expansive 290,000-square-foot retail center, a fitness center, an arts and craft studio, a pet spa, a theater, and a ballroom. Other notable amenities include a resort-style pool with a poolside bar; tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball courts; a dog park; and a private beach area. 

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Surfside Beach Club - Surfside Beach, SC

High $200s - Mid $400s

With many homes sitting on large lake lots, the gated Surfside Beach Club features just under 500 single-family homes that are spread over 200 acres. The community offers six home series with a multitude of floor plans available. Plans range from 1,384 to 2,698 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two to two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

Surfside’s location provides residents with easy access to both the Surfside Beach Fishing Pier and the Atlantic Ocean. The community also offers its residents several amenities, including a clubhouse, a fitness room, a catering kitchen, meeting and card rooms, and a library. Outside, homeowners will find a pool and spa, a Quoits pit, a gazebo, and walking and biking trails.

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Waterside Pointe - Myrtle Beach, SC

Mid $500s

Prospective buyers should consider Waterside Pointe when it comes to finding Myrtle Beach waterfront homes for sale. The gated and age-restricted neighborhood sits along the Intercoastal Waterway and will feature less than 50 single-family homes upon completion. Waterside Pointe offers a variety of floor plans that range from 2,410 to 3,300 square feet with three to four bedrooms, two-and-a-half to four bathrooms, and two-car garages.

Along with its desirable waterfront location, the community also offers its residents an expansive list of amenities, which will include a clubhouse with a fitness center, an indoor pool, an arts and crafts room, a hobby and game room, and multipurpose/meeting rooms. Outdoor amenities include a resort-style pool, a lap pool, an event lawn, walking and biking trails, and scenic ponds. There are also bocce ball, pickleball, and tennis courts for residents to enjoy. Waterside Pointe homeowners also have access to all of the Grande Dune amenities that range from the 25,000-square-foot Ocean Club to a private beach.

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