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Welcome to Beaufort, SC

The town of Beaufort is located on Port Royal Island, off the southeast coast of South Carolina, and in the heart of the state’s Lowcountry. Beaufort is well-known for its deep-rooted Southern traditions and charming atmosphere. The area was first explored by the Spanish in 1514, and later chartered by the British in 1711, and it is in this century that Beaufort began to see major development and prosperity, particularly in the agri-businesses of indigo and rice. The residents of Beaufort also benefited from the growth of cotton in nearby areas.

Today Beaufort has a thriving population of around 13,000 residents, and is at the center of an urban cluster with a population of over 46,000. The cluster includes the rest of Port Royal Island, Lady’s Island, Shell Point, Laurel Bay, and Parris Island. Beaufort attracts many tourists, who, lured by the island’s romantic seaside charm, come to take part in the town’s festivals and events that celebrate the best that Beaufort has to offer in the areas of fine arts and cuisine. The town’s history is also a major point of attraction; Beaufort’s rich Southern history is very much reflected in its modern-day landscape. During the town’s heyday in the production of indigo, rice and cotton, the wealthy merchants and plantation owners of the area built glorious homes and mansions, many of which survive today. Beaufort is the second oldest community in South Carolina, and it is one of the few places in which the entire downtown area is designated as a historic district by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Beaufort’s architecture showcases styles ranging from Spanish, French, Colonial, and Revolutionary periods. Among the town’s historic structures are forts, cemeteries, churches, inns, and of course, homes. The area features many Civil War restoration homes, which can be observed by tour, or by simply taking a walk. Living in this historic waterfront community is a dream. The real state market in Beaufort, SC offers an array of homes from expansive mansions in the historic district to new constructions in the surrounding communities.

Beaufort Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 129 homes for sale in Beaufort, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
57% Single Family and 43% Land/lot.

57% Single Family
43% Land/lot

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 129
Average Home Size 2,603 ft² / 242 m²
Price Range ($19,000 - $5,408,000)

Weather in Beaufort

The average high temperatures in Beaufort range from 59 in January to 90 in July

Average home income in Beaufort

The average household income of a Beaufort resident is $72,567 with an average home value of $229,858

Population of Beaufort

Beaufort has 49,037 residents.

Home ownership in Beaufort

The average level of home ownership in Beaufort is 58%.

Education breakdown of Beaufort

Education levels of residents of Beaufort include: highschool 25%, associate 10%, bachelor 18%, graduate 14%.

Households in Beaufort

Beaufort has 18,591 homes, built on average 32 years ago.

Information from in and around Beaufort...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 129 homes for sale in Beaufort. These homes are comprised of Single Family and Land/lot. The average list price of these property results is 548,224. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Beaufort please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 129 homes for sale in Beaufort, SC are represented by 3 member brokerages serving the Beaufort area. Member brokerages representing the 129 homes include Lowcountry Real Estate, Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates and WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Coastal Properties.