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The Seabrook Experience: Why Live Here

Posted 11/04/2020

Seabrook Island, located just miles from the charming, historic city of Charleston, South Carolina, is the premier destination for embracing the best of laid-back coastal living while enjoying the convenient luxuries of city life. If you are considering joining our welcoming oceanfront community, here are a few more reasons you will want to call Seabrook Island home.

6 Reasons You Will Want to Move to Seabrook

Surrounded by Unspoiled Natural Beauty

Seabrook Island offers premier beach club amenities without having a tourist-driven economy. Our oceanfront community features a number of villas, cottages, townhomes, and larger homes available for vacation rentals on Seabrook Island, SC. However, there are no hotels. This prevents overcrowding of our private island and keeps our lush coastal ecosystem thriving year-round. Whether you are just visiting or planning on staying indefinitely, our laid-back way of life will make you feel right at home.

Immersed in natural splendor, close to everything yet secluded, our private gated barrier island is home to miles of pristine beaches, serene marshes, and a lush maritime forest. As an Audubon International Certified Sustainable Community, the island’s natural beauty is largely due to the commitment of our local Seabrookers. With extensive sustainability management plans in place, we keep our beautiful South Carolina beaches unspoiled and pristine for generations to come.

Beautiful Weather, Year-Round

With each passing season, there is a new opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Seabrook. The spring blooms inlay the scents of magnolia and hydrangeas into the coastal breeze. In the summer, you can spend your days lounging on miles of soft sand, listening to the gentle waves crash against the Carolina coastline. During the Lowcountry’s off-season, you can celebrate the leaves changing colors with all of your favorite fall activities. Seabrook Island is also the perfect winter getaway, as our mild winter weather will keep you outdoors year-round.

With a temperate climate and abundance of amenities, there are endless ways to discover Seabrook Island. Our oceanfront community is home to two championship golf courses, Ocean Winds, and Crooked Oaks, for you to play like the PGA pros right in your backyard. Explore the island with beach rides at the Seabrook Island Equestrian Center. Take some time to focus and recenter at our state-of-the-art fitness and aquatic centers. On Seabrook Island, South Carolina, there are endless opportunities to have fun with the whole family.

Nearby Airport for Cross-Country Travel

The Greater Charleston area and surrounding Sea Island communities have experienced exponential growth in the past decade. Transportation to and from the Lowcountry is quickly improving, as airlines continue to add non-stop flights to the Charleston airports. JetBlue recently announced that it will begin offering daily non-stop flights between Charleston, South Carolina, and Los Angeles, California. The airline will be the first in the state to offer a non-stop flight to the state of California. JetBlue’s lineup of flight destinations from Charleston International also includes New York (JFK), Newark, and Boston, opening the door for welcoming visitors from all around the country.

Opportunities for a Strong Education

Seabrook’s proximity to Charleston not only provides you with opportunities to enjoy the local culture but also to reap the benefits of the strong educational institutions located in the city. The 2021 U.S. News and World Report Rankings ranked The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina, second among all southern regional universities. The College of Charleston was ranked as number eight on that same list. Keep in mind, many colleges and universities offer much cheaper tuition to residents that have been living within the state for at least a year. For primary and secondary schooling students, there are a number of top-rated private schools located nearby. Click here to see our list of the best private schools near Charleston, SC.

State-of-the-Art Medical Facilities

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) announced its plans to build a free-standing emergency department on Seabrook Island Road, just between Seabrook Island and Kiawah Island, SC. The 15.3 million dollar facility will feature four exam rooms, two trauma rooms, imaging and lab services, and a fast-track emergency system as well as a helipad.

“The Sea Islands communities continue to experience rapid residential growth,” Dr. Patricia J. Cawley, CEO and Vice President for Health Affairs at MUSC said in the release, “As a result, their residents need improved access to health care.” The outpost will provide Sea Island residents with immediate access to emergency services and imaging, in addition to serving as a medical office for primary and specialty care practices.

Premier Oceanfront Dining

Seabrook Island has some of the most delicious restaurants, ranging from casual to fine dining. We are excited for Seabrook Island Club members and guests to experience the new and improved Island House dining venues, which will be re-opening on Thursday, November 19th, 2020. The completely renovated restaurants will feature several new dining experiences – The Palmetto Room, Ashley Room, and Bohicket’s Lounge. Our standards of service have evolved to better meet the needs of our Club members, and the Island House’s recent renovations reflect that. No detail has been overlooked with this extensive renovation, from functionality to aesthetic design.

The Palmetto Room at the Seabrook Island Club

The Palmetto Room has been renovated to take advantage of the beautiful waterscape right outside its windows, now showcasing an unprecedented view of the Atlantic Ocean throughout the venue. Our in-house chefs have also curated a more concise, rotating menu that will include an array of the Lowcountry’s wonderful, seasonal delicacies. You can also enjoy the seascape vista next to the warmth of the fireplace in the refurbished Ashley Room at the Seabrook Island Club.

Bohicket’s Lounge at the Seabrook Island Club

Bohicket’s Lounge, our second remodeled dining space, complements the changes to the Palmetto Room at the Seabrook Island Club. The Lounge will feature an all-day menu consisting of lunch dishes, appetizers, and dinner options, along with our daily chef specials. If you are looking to grab a quick bite and beverage while overlooking our newly renovated golf courses, Bohicket’s Lounge is the place for you. Right across the street is the Pelican’s Nest, a casual, oceanfront restaurant that is open seasonally. It’s the perfect spot for watching dolphins gracefully glide through the water. One thing is for certain: there is always a first-class venue available for your dining enjoyment with a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean and Seabrook Island’s magnificent beaches.

As far as coastal experiences go, there’s no better place to call home than Seabrook Island. If you are ready to join our oceanfront community, reach out to the Seabrook Island Real Estate team to learn more about finding your dream home.