$1,249,000 Active - Contingent

Description of 66 Godley Road, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920

Welcome to the Oaks Plantation - Live the true Lowcountry ideal in this pristine, bucolic Greek Revival sea island residence located in charming Beaufort, SC. With enormous historical significance, this estate boasts original historic details throughout including handsome fireplace mantels, heart pine flooring, and unobstructed panoramic views of the protected marshes of the Beaufort waterways. Used as officers headquarters during ''The War Between The States'' and later one of the first ever schools for freed slaves, this property is protected by a conservation easement and recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.With 5 BR and 4.5 BA, full catering kitchen, in ground pool and dock, this property offers all the modern comforts of an ideal country retreat Enjoy the expanse and privacy with your family and friends, or share it with others through an active Bed and Breakfast business, or as a high end Wedding Venue. This versatile and unique property represents an exceptional opportunity, waiting under the moss draped oaks of Beaufort's waterfront for its new stewards. The property also served as the historic Headquarters for the Port Royal Experiment giving freed slaves the opportunity to work lands abandoned by southern planters after the end of the Civil War. The first school for freed blacks was started at The Oaks and later moved to the brick church which later became known as the Penn School.

Property Features of 66 Godley Road, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920

HOME STYLE
Colonial,Traditional
TYPE
Single Family Detached
Year Built
1855
Subdivision
None
Community
Out of Area
Stories
2
Acres
2.27
Features
Elementary school: Out of Area
Middle school: Out of Area
High school: Out of Area
Central air
Forced air heat
Off street parking
Wood exterior
Porch
Screened porch
Covered patio
Inground pool
Lot acreage is: 2.27
Corner lot
Waterfront lot
Marsh front
Lot on or near river
Lot has river view
Lot has stream
Subdivision: None
Handicap features
Wood floors
Elevator(s)
Metal roof
Basement
Rooms & Dimensions
Workshop
Great Room
Courtesy of: Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty

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