Dataw Island - St. Helena Island, SC

Quick Facts

Price Range
Mid $200s - Mid $1Ms
Home Types
Number of Homes
New / Resale
New And Resale Homes
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
1989 - Present
Multiple Builders
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Dataw Island Overview

Dataw Island is a gated, active lifestyle community on St. Helena Island, South Carolina. Large, single-family homes are found throughout the community’s foliage-rich neighborhood, which embraces its history and small-town southern charm. Residents have access to resort-style amenities, a wide array of social and recreational opportunities, and are minutes from the sea.  

Homebuyers looking for homes for sale in St. Helena Island, SC will enjoy everything Dataw Island has to offer.  

Dataw Island Amenities 

Homeowners at Dataw Island are required to join the Dataw Island Club, which gives them access to all the luxury amenities throughout the community. Residents can enjoy spending time at the Community Center, where there is a fitness center with an indoor pool, a dance and aerobics studio, a card room, an art room, a meeting space, and a locker room with showers. There are also spa service rooms where residents can book a massage or skincare services. There is a clubhouse separate from the community center with a private dining room for special events as well as two restaurants; Dataw Island Pub and Tide’s Edge Grille. 

The amenities continue outdoors as residents can enjoy a pool that is heated in the winter. There is also a large, sunny patio with plenty of seating as well as food and beverage service. Homeowners have access to the marina and kayak launch, golf courses and practice facilities, pro shop, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, pickleball courts, and croquet lawns. There are a dog run and plenty of nature preserves that lead to scenic marshes and Jensen’s Creek. Oak Island includes a boardwalk that is ideal for watching sunrises and wildlife.

Dataw Island Homes & Real Estate

Construction of Dataw Island took place between 1989 and 2002 with a total of 844 homes. Although the community has been constructed by multiple builders over the years, Logan Homes is the most recent developed to bring new home designs into the community. The builders plans to offer a multitude of floor plans across several distinct collections throughout the community. 

Logan Homes offers nine collections with various home models ranging between 1,698 and 2,975 square feet. These homes feature two to five bedrooms, two to four-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Many homes also offer den spaces. 

Features in many homes throughout the community include open-concept floor plans, kitchen upgrades such as stainless appliances and quartz counters, generous space for a formal dining room or bar area, and master suites with large walk-in closets and double sinks in the bathroom. Large porches and outdoor space with views of the marsh, nature preserve, or golf course are available. New construction homes can include bonus rooms, lofts, and bathrooms with alternative, personalized designs. 

Dataw Island Lifestyle

Residents enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that takes care of community security, landscaping, and maintaining all of the amenities and common areas throughout the neighborhood. With more free time, homeowners at Dataw Island can enjoy the variety of activities offered within the community. More than 35 clubs and groups gather at Dataw Island for activities, learning, and socializing. There are art classes, table game groups, a gardening club, and committees that put together philanthropic events and plan outings, among many other clubs and associations. 

Dataw Island is great for active adults who are always on the move. Members of the community have access to personal trainers and fitness programs at the Community Center. The golf and tennis associations in the community hold regular events, tournaments, and leagues. On-site golf and tennis instructors offer lessons and clinics for residents looking to improve their game in either sport. There are also clubs for croquet, bocce ball, and pickleball who eagerly invite new members and are willing to instruct newcomers to the games. 

Surrounding Area 

Dataw Island is located on St. Helena Island, just a few minutes from Beaufort and close to other southern cities such as Charleston and Savannah, Georgia. This location puts residents within easy reach of any necessities and fun opportunities they may be seeking. 

Residents of Dataw Island are close to any daily conveniences they may need, including grocery stores such as Food Lion and Publix. Pharmacy needs can be met at Walgreens and the Walmart Pharmacy. 

Dataw Island is also close to multiple health care providers, including Beaufort Memorial Hospital and the U.S. Naval Hospital in Beaufort.  

Other than what is readily available right in the community, when residents are looking for entertainment or dining options they can venture out to downtown Beaufort, where there are plenty of places to eat, drink, and listen to music. There are also a variety of attractions in the area, including Penn Center and fishing, boating, and kayaking tours. 

Those who want to get outside can find multiple greenspaces and parks to choose from, including St. Helena Park, Hunting Island State Park, as well as the beaches on Hilton Head Island. Golfers have championship courses available in the community, and when they’re looking for something different they can play at different clubs nearby, including Olde Beaufort Golf Club and TGC at Pleasant Point Plantation.

Members of the community who want to visit metropolitan areas are in luck. Dataw Island is about an hour away from Savannah, and about two hours from Charleston, providing easy access to everything those cities have to offer. For longer trips, the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is only an hour away. 

Dataw Island Homes for Sale

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    Dataw Island Models


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    Bayshore I - Seaside Collection

    Driftwood I - Seaside Collection

    Capeside I - Seaside Collection

    Angler I - Seaside Collection

    Shoal I - Seaside Collection

    Skiff I - Seaside Collection

    Canterwood IV - Carolina Collection by Logan Homes

    Fairfield I - Carolina Collection by Logan Homes

    Biltmore I - Carolina Collection by Logan Homes

    Sanderling II - Bird Collection by Logan Homes

    Dataw Island Amenities

    Amenities at Dataw Island include:

    • 16,000-Square-Foot Dataw Community Center
    • Multipurpose Room
    • Fitness Center
    • Aerobics & Dance Studio
    • Spa
    • Indoor Pool
    • Indoor Hot Tub
    • Golf Pro Shop
    • Tide's Edge Grille
    • The Pub
    • Private Dining Room
    • Dining Rooms
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Outdoor Patio
    • 2 18-Hole Golf Courses
    • Golf Practice Facilities/Putting Green
    • Tennis Courts
    • Pickleball Courts
    • Bocce Ball Courts
    • 2 Croquet Lawns
    • Dog Run
    • 33-Acre Nature Preserve
    • Nature Trails
    • Lakes - Scenic Lakes & Ponds
    • Dataw Island Marina

    Dataw Island Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

    There are plenty of activities available in Dataw Island. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

    • Art Classes
    • Bocce Ball
    • Bridge
    • Fitness Classes
    • Golf
    • Individualized Exercise Programs
    • Mahjong
    • Personal Training
    • Pickleballl
    • Tennis
    • Water Aerobics
    • Yoga

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