Pawleys Island SC Homes

Pawleys Island SC Homes
Pawleys Island SC homes range from early historic, meaning the 1700s, to new and modern. Some of the older homes may be rustic, but many are updated and comfortable. Many Pawleys Island SC homes make residents feel like they traveled back a few decades to a happy, idyllic time.

Pawleys Island is known for its quiet, natural atmosphere even though it has expanded over the last two decades. Beach front homes sit on a smooth, walkable stretch of sand that invites all observers to come out and bask. There are many fine restaurants in the immediate area and the fresh seafood is as good as it looks in the glossy photos. An island four miles long and only a quarter-mile wide does not seem very big, but Pawleys Island property comes in a variety of forms. Pawleys Island property includes private homes, rentals and commercial space. There are still empty lots for residential homes available now and many are waterfront locations. There are some condo units available as well. 

This resort island is about 20 miles south of Myrtle Beach, but seems like it is a world away. Commercial sites are kept to a minimum to conveniently serve the community but not overwhelm it. Buyers looking at Pawleys Island homes for sale will not be disappointed. There are many styles and prices that encourage interested visitors to look at available sites. The waterfront Pawleys Island homes for sale are especially appealing for boating, sailing, fishing and swimming, not to mention water views. Even on cloudy days, the views are wonderful, but most days are bright and sunny. 

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art is held at the end of September to mid-October every year and draws nationally-known acts. A wine-tasting event, theater and several musical performances along with a gallery hop, are on the schedule, and the weather invites everyone with lovely fall temperatures. 

Pawleys Island SC real estate is in the right place for pure enjoyment. Golf courses sit north and south on the mainland near the island and are easy to find. Just 12 miles south of Pawleys Island on the mainland is picturesque Georgetown, SC, a history-laden town with a Rice Museum that explains the rice and indigo production from long ago. The clock tower is well-preserved from 1845 and tells the time accurately. 

In looking at Pawleys Island SC real estate, take into account the ecological points of interest as well. Loggerhead turtles nest on the beach, and nesting areas are fenced off so that nothing interferes with nature's process. Nature tours in kayaks and boats allow visitors to get up close and personal with dolphins and other local wildlife. Walking tours take in wooded trails and gardens, and salt marshes and small waterways provide interesting and inspiring retreats. 

Don't forget to visit the original Pawleys Island Rope Hammock Shops, from 1938, within gardens of mossy oak trees, azaleas and camellias. Pawleys Island has what you're looking for, so visit soon and find it. 

Carol Griffin
Carol Griffin
Realtor