Everything You Need to Know About Moving to Beaufort, SC

Maybe you’re already considering moving to Beaufort, SC. Or perhaps, you’re searching for the next place to call home, but this time, being near the beach is a requirement. Whether or not you’ve visited Beaufort, SC, before, you should be considering putting down roots in our elegant area. While we radiate a small town feel, you’ll find that our historic city is filled with big city fun and is surrounded by stunning beaches. Here, you get the best of both worlds. If you want to see our favorite things about living in Beaufort, SC, view our Vacation Guide. It’s filled with the best excursions in the area, our favorite restaurants, beaches, shops, and more. Uncover why you’d love to live in Beaufort!  

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Where to Begin When Considering Moving to Beaufort, SC

Connect with a Realtor

Before you make your way to our lovely town in South Carolina, a great place to start is by connecting with a local realtor. This can be helpful for a few reasons: they know the area like the back of their hands, they’ll show you the best properties around, and for serious customers who plan on buying, some even offer discounts on your accommodation while you visit.

Visit and Explore

Of course, you won’t know if you’re ready to live in Beaufort until you come to visit and explore. You’ll fall in love with the Spanish moss-draped trees, sandy shorelines like at Hunting Island Beach, the restaurants featuring fresh catches, and of course, the rich history that’s made apparent throughout the unique cobblestone streets and architecture. In addition, the hospitality and kindness of the people in Beaufort also contribute to the charm of our small town. Think about scheduling a walking tour to get an up-close and in-depth view of the city!

Day Trips

Beaufort is also centrally located to many of the South Carolina sea islands and other major cities. So, as you uncover everything within Beaufort, you’ll also have the opportunity to take quick road trips to: -Port Royal: 10-minutes -Parris Island:  20-minutes -Hilton Head Island: 55-minutes -Savannah, Georgia: 1-hour -Charleston: 1-hour and 30-minutes Plan the perfect weekend getaway that gives you the opportunity to see all of the best cities in the Southeast.

The Best Place to Stay in Beaufort

As you consider moving to Beaufort, SC, you’ll need a place to stay while scouting out the area. Cuthbert House Inn invites you to lodge with us during your trip. We’re within 5-minutes walking to the historic downtown area that’s filled with restaurants, shops, and historic sites. Our amenities are also ideal for navigating around. Use our complimentary bikes, beach towels, and beach chairs to enjoy the lovely nearby coastline. And, as an authentic bed and breakfast, we do provide a full, homemade, Southern-style meal every single morning. Even more, when you stay in our Coastal Suite, you’ll gain sweeping views of the bay right from your private patio. We’re here to make your visit as great as possible, and also to help you fall in love with the city so close to our hearts! We can’t wait to be a part of your Beaufort, South Carolina experience.  

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