Enjoy the vacation lifestyle EVERY day!

Here’s a tale you may have heard before: A family comes to Beaufort, SC, on vacation, falls hopelessly in love with the area, and decides they want to live here forever. If we didn’t know better, we’d swear our lovely corner of the South was putting a spell on folks who come to visit. There’s... Continue Reading

Top 10 Things to do in Beaufort!

When you’re living at Pinckney Retreat in Beaufort, SC there’s no shortage of activities for you to enjoy! When you’re not discovering all of the history and natural beauty that our community has to offer, here’s 10 of the best ways you can spend your days in this timeless town! Historical Beaufort. The Beaufort area... Continue Reading

Come visit Pinckney Retreat during the 2017 Lowcountry Parade of Homes!

Looking for that small town charm with a luxury lifestyle? Then don’t miss this unique opportunity to tour two of our stunning model homes at Pinckney Retreat in Beaufort during the 2017 Lowcountry Parade of Homes sponsored by the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association. The Parade will take place Friday & Saturday, March 24th... Continue Reading

From places to stay to things to do, www.beaufortsc.org has it all. Read about upcoming events and see the list of 50 things to do in the Beaufort area when you visit this historic, lowcountry town. Start with these 5 things to do: • Historic Landmarks • Penn Center • Old Sheldon Church • Fort Fremont •... Continue Reading

It’s almost time to eat! Main Street Beaufort and the South Carolina Shrimpers Association present the 22nd Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival on Friday, September 30th  and Saturday, October 1st at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort celebrating SC Wild Caught Shrimp and local food and fun in the Lowcountry. Let’s hope the weather... Continue Reading

It’s no surprise to us that Beaufort was named the cutest town in South Carolina! “The poster child for adorable towns, it has all the Southern charm you could ever dream of: friendly people, a low-country culture, a slow-paced lifestyle, antebellum architecture and Spanish moss as far as the eye can see.” Click here to see... Continue Reading

Stay up to date on our sister communities in the Beaufort area through the 2016 Fall/Winter Newsletter. To read more, click the image below.  

Ideal-LIVING magazine just announced the cities, towns and residential communities named as “The Best of the Best” and Pinckney Retreat was selected BEST in two categories–Best Community Gardens and Best Kayaking Community! Hundreds of nominations were submitted to ideal-LIVING earlier this year. A special editorial committee assembled by the publication reviewed the qualifications of each nominee... Continue Reading

New York Times Travel, January 7, 2016. It’s a big world out there, so we’ve narrowed it down for you. From ancient temples to crystalline waters, here are our top destinations to visit this year. Beaufort, SC: #52 in the world; #8 in the United States A peaceful Low Country town with a stylish new inn.... Continue Reading

National Geographic Traveler presents 2015’s must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing. Cruise highway 278, the main road on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island, and it may seem that little has changed in the 59 years since entrepreneur Charles Fraser developed this sultry Lowcountry... Continue Reading