Picture a maritime forest setting with gorgeous live oaks in a community nestled along Penny Creek that is part of one of South Carolina’s most historic plantations.
Living With Nature
The homes and homesites at The Preserve have been integrated into the natural surroundings, capturing the historical charm and natural beauty of this unique sea island property. Imagine living in this Low Country setting, along Penny Creek with a maritime forest alive with magnolias, live oaks, pines, and palmetto trees just outside your window.
Take a stroll along the nature and leisure trails and picture how rows of indigo, rice, and cotton once sustained the owners of the Fenwick Plantation. Gather at “The Back Porch” around the fire pit with neighbors and imagine how previous inhabitants spent breezy island evenings together. And as you untie your boat from the neighborhood dock, return to the present for a moment and think about how there’s no other place you’d rather be right now.
Things To Do
Beaches | Kayaking | Fishing | Golfing | Biking | Restaurants | Micro breweries | Spoleto | Southeastern Wildlife Exposition | Charleston Wine and Food Festival | Theaters | Music | Art Galleries
Civil War | The Holy City – Churches | Preserved Historic Homes from the 1700’s and 1800’s
Baseball – Charleston RiverDogs (co-owned by Bill Murray) | Hockey – South Charleston Stingrays | Tennis – Volvo Car Open
One of the best medical hubs in the Southeast with the Medical University of South Carolina and Roper St Francis medical centers.
Boeing Company – Building Dreamliners | Mercedes | Volvo | 4th Largest US Commercial Port
While The Preserve may feel like an escape to a simpler time, that doesn’t mean that modern amenities are hard to come by. Located just minutes from thriving Downtown Charleston, you’ll find that culture and history are just around the corner.
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Voted “South’s Best City” by Southern Living
Restaurants & Breweries
Historic Sites & Plantations
Theaters & Museums
One of the oldest plantations in South Carolina, Fenwick Hall was headquarters to the British in the Revolutionary War, and was occupied by the Union Army during the Civil War. If the walls could talk, they would tell the story of a 4,500 acre plantation where rice and cotton were grown. The Fenwick Plantation also served as the site of one of America’s first stud farms for race horses imported from England.
Race Week became the height of the social season in Charleston, where plantation owners flaunted their wealth. In 1796, a visitor from Virginia observed that “the display of beautiful women, gallant fellows, and elegant equipages” was “unusually brilliant.”