Headquarters Plantation is an upscale neighborhood located on Johns Island, SC. Johns Island is a barrier island off the South Carolina coast and the city of Charleston. With an area of 84 square miles, Johns Island is the fourth largest island on the East Coast and currently has a population of 14,000 people. It has been settled by colonists since the 1670s and was originally the home to indigo plantations. The island’s first European settlers, who were from Barbados, named the island after the Saint John Parish of their former home.
Headquarters Plantation Real Estate
Headquarters Plantation is a gated neighborhood of single-family dwellings between the Stono River and marsh settings. Prices for the luxury homes with styles reminiscent of low country architecture begin in the high $300,000s and go up to $1 million plus. Lot sizes begin at .31 acres. Property taxes are 4% of assessed valuation.
Amenities in Headquarters Plantation include:
- Beautiful marsh views
- Some private docks
- St. John’s Yacht Harbor and Marina
- HOA for common maintenance areas
- Headquarters Plantation is conveniently located close by shopping and recreational areas:
- four miles to major Charleston shopping centers (10 minutes)
- Charleston Municipal Golf Course, 3 miles
- Folly Beach, 12 miles (15 minutes)
- James Island County Park with 600 acres for hiking and biking, the largest South Carolina outdoor climbing wall, Splash Zone Waterpark, dog park, kayak and boat rentals, and more
Properties for Sale in Headquarters Plantation – Johns Island, SC
An important nearby facility is the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center. It has one grand prix ring and four show rings and hosts competitions, festivals and other events. Set on 738 acres, the center has 20 miles of riding trails, jumping area, lunging area, and stalls for 196 horses.
Another well-known attraction is the Angel Oak named for Justus Angel, the nineteenth century owner of the land it grows upon. The Southern live oak is thought to be between 400 and 1500 years old. It has reached a height of 65-feet and its canopy covers 17,000 square feet. There is a park and visitor’s center at the site.
Not to be missed is Fenwick Hall Plantation’s Georgian-style manor house, built about 1730. It is open for tours.
Public Schools are Angel Oak Elementary School (pK-5), Mount Zion Elementary School (pK-5), Haut Gap Middle School (6-8), and St. John’s High School (9-12). Private schools include nonsectarian Charleston Collegiate School, a college preparatory school with elementary and middle grades (PS-8), and upper grades (9-12), and Capers Preparatory Christian Academy.
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Headquarters Plantation Homes for Sale
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