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Downtown Bluffton Real Estate

Once a resort town for local farmers, the historic Downtown Bluffton is the spiritual heart and soul of the South Carolina Lowcountry.

With a thriving cultural, recreational, and commercial scene, Downtown Bluffton promises to be a popular central hub in this fast-growing community for many years to come.

Don't miss out on any real estate opportunities along this historic portion of the beautiful May River. Downtown Bluffton homes for sale offer classic Southern elegance in a great location.

Continue reading here to learn more about Downtown Bluffton, South Carolina or begin browsing active Downtown Bluffton real estate listings below.

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1236 May River Road, Bluffton, SC - $1,350,000

Commercial Sale
  • 21 DOM
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Prime May River Road Frontage Commercial Property. Zoned "mixed Use"

1245 May River Road, Bluffton, SC - $1,200,000

Commercial Sale
  • 1,995 DOM
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Great Lot/development Opportunity In Historic Downtown Bluffton In The Center Of It All.

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17 Stockfarm Rd, Bluffton, SC - $1,115,000

Residential, Single Family Residence
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,565 SQFT
  • 69 DOM
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Stock Farm Is The Perfect Location, Walking Distance To Old Town Bluffton & The May River. Finishing Touches Being Put On This Completely Remodeled Classic Home. The Interior Was Rebuilt From The Studs Out With The Finest Of Selections. New Elect...

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2 Dr Mellincamp Drive, Bluffton, SC - $999,000

Land, Unimproved Land
  • 77 DOM
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Amazing Location! 2 Lot Bundle In The Heart Of Downtown Bluffton. Walk To The Promenade, Calhoun Street And All Of The Great Restaurants And Shops Downtown Bluffton Has To Offer. Ideal Commercial Location. Lots Only Being Sold Together. Seller Wil...

3 Lawton Street, Bluffton, SC - $835,000

Residential, Single Family Residence
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,442 SQFT
  • 189 DOM
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An Historic Opportunity ~ 37 Calhoun Street & 3 Lawton Street ~ Old Town Charm, Historic Buildings That Contribute To The Historic District Architectural Fabric. Nestled Within Bluffton, Sc, Here, Cafe's, Galleries, The May River, Churches And ...

3 Lawton Street, Bluffton, SC - $835,000

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  • 189 DOM
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37 Calhoun Street @ 3 Lawton Street. Two Structures On One Lot Exist On This Centrally Located Property. Live/work Possibilities. Two Contributing Structures In The Heart Of The Historic District In Bluffton. Mixed Use - Currently Leased To T...

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14 Lawrence Street, Bluffton, SC - $774,000

Residential, Single Family Residence
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,901 SQFT
  • 44 DOM
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Don't Miss Out On Your Chance To Own A Piece Of Old Town Bluffton With This Completely Renovated & Charming 4 Bedroom 3 Bath Home Plus Absolutely Stunning Carriage Home With An Additional Bedroom, Full Bath, Washer/dryer And Kitchen. (5 Bedrooms/4...

124 Goethe Road, Bluffton, SC - $750,000

Land, Unimproved Land
  • 84 DOM
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Location, Location, Location! Investors, Take Notice! Won't Last! Cleared Lot Situated In The Heart Of Downtown Bluffton, This Great Corner Lot Is Right On The Corner Of Goethe Road And 9th Street And Directly Around The Corner From The Popular...

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212 Goethe Road, Bluffton, SC - $699,000

Residential, Townhouse
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,603 SQFT
  • 122 DOM
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Custom Home In The Heart Of Old Town Bluffton Built From The Framework In By One Of The Area's Finest Custom Home Builders. It Is Finished W/ Spray Foam Insulation & Architectural Details Throughout That Will Amaze Even The Most Affluent Eye. Walk...

6 Promenade Street E & F, Bluffton, SC - $695,000

Commercial Sale
  • 149 DOM
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Great Storefront Opportunity In The Promenade In Old Town Bluffton. These Are The Old Bluffton Today Spots.

1260 May River Road, Bluffton, SC - $595,000

Commercial Sale
  • 93 DOM
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Center Commercial Lot In Downtown Bluffton Zoned Commercial. The Corner Of Wharf St And May River Rd Gives You An Excellent Location In The Middle Of Downtown. Short Walk To The Promenade. Access Off May River Rd As Well As Access Off Of Wharf Str...

38 Lawton Street, Bluffton, SC - $550,000

Residential, Single Family Residence
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 775 SQFT
  • 568 DOM
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Fantastic Opportunity To Own A Mixed Use Property In Old Town Bluffton. Listed On The Contributing Historic Structures List Within The Historic District, This 1946 Cottage Is Two Bedrooms, One Bath With Screened In Porch In The Center Of Old Town...

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Downtown Bluffton Real Estate & Homes for Sale

In Downtown Bluffton, history is everywhere you look. Eight pre-Civil War homes and two churches stand within the town's boundaries, and the historic Old Town district still preserves much that same character. As such, many of the homes for sale in the Downtown Bluffton are inspired by the rich southern-colonial architectural history of the area.

Metal roofs, white clapboard, wrap-around porches, and double-hung windows keep buildings cool on hot summer days. While the exterior shutters, raised foundations, and steeply pitched roofs keep residents dry under the refreshing rain.

Many homes in Downtown Bluffton, and especially those of the newer developments in the northwest, display excellent southern Lowcountry architectural details. Tall doors, "haint blue" shutters, dormer windows, and spacious rooms all contribute to the cool, composed aesthetic.

These homes come in a number of southern colonial variations: like 1.5 story, side-gabled cottages; tall Charleston single-houses with long, second-story side-facing balconies; and cross-gabled or saltbox farmhouses.

Moving into the heart of Old Town, visitors can find the same southern colonial architecture, but in a variety of mixed-use configurations. These include commercial properties with residential, townhomes above and behind the long second-story balconies.

Townhomes here don't stay on the market for long, making perfect vacation homes and presenting commercial opportunities of their own.

Downtown Bluffton Area Information

Downtown Bluffton falls between Burnt Church Road to the east, Bluffton parkway to the north, Red Cedar Street to the west, and May River to the south. Neighboring communities are Hilton Head Island to the east, and Pritchardville to the west. Savannah Georgia is 17 miles to the southwest as the crow flies.

Bluffton has also been the fastest growing city in South Carolina in recent years.

Downtown Bluffton is a hub for golfing enthusiasts. To illustrate, there are seven golf courses within a 3 mile radius of Bluffton's Oldtown area, and the wider area hosts many more. With this many world-class options, Bluffton is truly a golfer's paradise.

Those looking for a less curated outdoor experience can venture into the Victoria Bluff Heritage Preserve & Wildlife Management Area, and the expansive river marshlands to the north and south.

Downtown Bluffton Community Attractions

Being the historic center of greater Bluffton, the Downtown Bluffton area is understandably home to a concentration of cultural attractions. Historic buildings abound, along with museums and art galleries.

The central promenade area along Calhoun and Promenade street features many eateries and cafes. And once you've eaten your fill on choice southern cuisine, you can relax in one of the many area parks, like:

  • Bluffton Oyster Factory Park
  • Dubois Park
  • Saint Joseph's Park
  • Oscar Frazier Park
  • M.C. Riley Complex

For students, Bluffton falls within the Beaufort County School District. Some local public schools include:

  • May River High School
  • River Ridge Academy
  • M.C. Riley Elementary School
  • Pritchardville Elementary School
  • Red Cedar Elementary School

Want to learn more about Downtown Bluffton, SC real estate? We encourage you to contact us online or call 1-843-785-9500 to get in touch with a Hilton Head Island real estate specialist.

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