Tucked into narrow interlocking streets and adorned by centuries-old natural foliage, this coastal city is clearly blessed with such good looks that it will take your breath away. The history of Beaufort is a mosaic of many people who have labored, loved, and lived together to form this old city. Recognized as the “Small Town We Love”, Beautiful Beaufort has a rich historic district and unique low-country feel that will make visitors feel in awe of its quaint beauty. As you take advantage of the many options offered in Beaufort, we hope you will enjoy these 7 elegant HomeAway and Vrbo vacation rentals to give you the perfect stay.
Located in the heart of downtown Beaufort’s prestigious Old Point, this historic home is part of Beaufort’s history. Only three short blocks to the bay as well as many shops, attractions, and restaurants, Old Point Home is the perfect location to experience the best of Beaufort. This home has been completely renovated and has all the modern conveniences while maintaining its historic charm. As it was built almost 200 years ago, there are still some imperfections that really show its history. So, if you are someone that cannot accept flaws and would prefer a hotel or somewhere more luxurious, this house isn’t for you! Enter the cosy carpeted floors of the living room, which is such a graceful setting. Truly evident here is Beaufort’s culture and tradition. Have your meals accompanied by the glimmer of the crystal chandelier and the antique furnishings — hey, its not every day you get this chance to do so! Or, if you would like to keep the chef company as he or she cooks … there is also a bar counter for you to do so. The master bedroom has all the modern amenities while keeping its historic atmosphere for you to experience the perfect blend of old and new. This master bathroom has a bathtub for you to soak in after a long, tiring day.
Historic Home in the Heart of Downtown Beaufort's 'Old Point'
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen was large and bright and equipped with everything we neededthe minute we got it to a comfortable temperature it would suddenly start to increase againit was clean and bright with ample towels and linensbeautiful home neat clean beautiful areaproperty was very clean and there was a lot of room to spread outi echo a prior reviewer who said the house could use a good deep clean
Host:owner was very helpful and attentive to our needscommunicated with property owner after hurricane and they were responsiveappreciate the owner keeping it's genuine history intactthe home was very clean and the owners were very accommodating to our specific needsRead more reviewsit is an easy drive to mcrd and very short walking distance to great restaurants and sightsthis charming southern home is located within walking distance of the shopping strip marina and restuarantsthe house had great character and an excellent central location walking distance to everything in beaufortthis house was ideal for our wedding party guests who needed close proximity to the venuegreat older home in perfect location for enjoying downtown beaufort everything is walking distance
Come and stay in a piece of local history, right here on the Beaufort River! Just six minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from Parris Island, this family home was designed and built by one of Beaufort’s own ‘real characters’ in 1955, and has been lovingly restored to to its original 1950s charm. And there you have it … a cosy space adorned with sophistication and elegance. Play some tunes on the grand piano, or simply admire the many elaborate decorations in the house. This spacious kitchen with reclaimed wood floors also features an electric range, dishwasher, microwave, and two refrigerators. Where are the spoons, wine glasses, plates, pots, and pans? It gets a little hectic when you are looking for cutlery in the middle of whipping up a feast, so this dining area has its china all displayed elegantly for you to select. This bedroom is furnished completely with oak walls and floors, giving off a rustic and countryside vibe. Also note the baby crib for those traveling with a family. This perfectly color coordinated, large screened-in patio offers water views that will definitely make you want to leave your seat and go for a closer look. Stroll down the 200 foot dock to a roofed gazebo on the creek. This large floating dock encourages swimming during warm weather months. Sometimes, you may even get the glimpse of herons, egrets, or marsh hens!
Pinckney Home Place - Your Waterfront Home Away from Home
Top guest reviewscomfortable and spacious with a beautiful river view that never disappointsthe views are incredible and the house is so comfortablelocation is fabulous the home was very clean and comfortableit is clean and comfortable for us and convenient to downtown beaufort port royal and the islandswe loved staying at the pinckney home place the home was exceptionally clean and very comfortablewe really appreciated to walking into a home that was as clean as our own
Host:i would have loved to have met chloe such a kind ladyRead more reviewswe were very comfortable and the location was amazinglovely property close to town but peaceful and quietwhat a great placesuch a lovely place for our family to get together for thanksgivingthanks for a great place to stay
This historic carriage house was recently brought back to life after many years of neglect. Located truly in the best location of Beaufort, feel free to walk to restaurants, shops, museums, and the Waterfront Park by the marina. Just an easy drive to Parris Island, the Sands in Park Royal, and Hunting Island Beach, this carriage house includes an outdoor seating area for you to relax near the lush greenery. Rock away your cares and relax on the porch. Sip on a cold drink and admire the 100 year old oak trees draped with Spanish moss in the lovely garden outside. Enter the cosy living room. There are certainly enough sofas and armchairs to fit the whole family for a time of laughter and jokes. Feel the soft linen and comfy pillows in this queen-sized bed topped with a wooden canopy. The natural light from the large windows is enough to wake any sleepyhead.
Carriage House under Live Oaks In Historic Downtown Beaufort with Patio Garden
Top guest reviewsWe also enjoyed our visits from your adopted cat each eveningservicable kitchen ( needs a kettle to boil water for tea however) delightful front porch where we spent much of our timeLoved the lime tree out front Clean room and great bedsThe cottage is well appointed without too much "bric-a-brac" that many historic properties seem to be covered over with Comfortable bedHe shared his trophy of a dead mouse from his night of hunting Something our cat did oftenBeautiful clean and close to most everything we wanted to doThe Carriage House was cozy clean comfortable and very spacious
Host:Some of her treasures she brought to us and got in the house withWe always have loved our trips to Beaufort butand wonderful spot Furnished beautifully and sparkling newand we absolutely loved the porch with rocking chairs and a beautiful patio as wellEllen and Mike went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable and had all that we neededRead more reviewsThe location is perfect (just a quick walk to the waterfront shops and restaurants) andThe location is within walking distance to shopping restaurants and the waterfrontIt was spotless and in a great locationLoved it Close to everything and a beautiful walkWe did manage to catch it
Located in the heart of downtown Beaufort’s historic district, 221 West is a lovely loft apartment. This historic apartment is perfect for friends or families that will appreciate the simple elegance and modern concept of this pretty loft. With relaxation and comfort in mind, the original hardwood floors, wood beams that line the high ceilings, and brick facade have all been brought back to life in a recent restoration. The simple and modern lights compliment the granite counter tops, giving this loft a mix of casual elegance and sophistication. The master bedroom boasts a king-sized bed fit for three, as well as a walk-in closet, giving you sufficient space to store all your belongings. Retire to this comforting haven, perfect for friends traveling together or to accommodate children.
Luxury, Two Bedroom Apartment in Historic Beaufort, SC
Address: Historic Downtown Beaufort (see map)
Price: from 156 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Located just seven short blocks from the beautiful waterfront park where you can enjoy the many porch swings facing Beaufort River, this little house is just four blocks from the historic Point neighborhood. This house is beautifully and elegantly furnished with pieces from Century and Hickory White. This gracious dining room seats eight and is adorned with a chandelier to set a romantic ambiance whenever you have a meal. The master bedroom includes a queen-sized bed with high quality cotton linens that will definitely give you the ultimate slumber. This comfortable day bed is also a trundle bed that sleeps two. The kitchen is fully equipped for you to prepare any feast. There are also beautiful yet functional shelves supported by antique metal brackets across the window above the sink. Now you can check out the funky mug collection at a glance. This accommodation features a gorgeous brick patio that is furnished with South Carolina Adirondack chairs. The seating includes two lounge chairs with ottomans and a settee, all extremely comfortable!
Adorable Bungalow in the Heart of the Historic District!
Top guest reviewsnice tv and internet setupsthis home was lovingly furnished with beautiful furnishings a well stocked kitchenbed and furniture clean and comfortablewas it comfortable? it was often debatable whether to actually leave to venture outextremely clean and comfortablewas it clean? verythe home was very clean and very comfortable
Host:the owners care about this house and it showsthe property manager was extremely helpful going out of her way to accommodate requestsurpassed our expectations the hosts were amazing and had incredible recommendations about the areathankful that the owners and management share this precious space with us we will be backRead more reviewsthe location is perfect for restaurants bars and shoppingit is lovely and comfortable inside in a great location easy walk to downtown just perfectwe enjoyed the short walk to the waterfrontwe were able to walk to town and enjoy everything beaufort has to offerthe location the house how it was furnished and stocked was better than we had ever seen
Fans of Beaufort’s historic charms will adore this period cottage, which enjoys a view of the river and has won an award for the level of its preservation. But while the original hardwood floorings and delightful porch add some lovely elegant touches, the property is by no means frozen in time - with plenty of modern amenities, including air conditioning, internet access, large screen TV and a full kitchen. Capable of sleeping up to six people, this two-bedroom property will appeal to everyone from couples on a romantic break to families eager to be close to Beaufort’s many attractions. Indeed, it is just a 10-minute walk away from the downtown area, with its marina, parkland, stores, and eateries.
5 Stars!! Historic Preservation Award Winner!
Top guest reviewsabsolutely awesome cottage tastefully decorated comfortable and roomy
Host:this was a great home with an owner that really caredallen was super helpfulRead more reviewsthis is a thoughtfully restored home in a great location close enough to walk to shops and restaurants downtowneverything was perfect and the location could not be beatlovely property comfortable beautifully decorated and close to downtownproperty is an easy walk to bay street shops and restaurants and the historic buildings and museums
Past guests adored this exceptionally well-rated three-bedroom house, which is perfectly placed for exploring Beaufort’s downtown area, just a few minutes away on foot. Its interior includes a number of hardwood floors, as well as a stylish living room with wood-panelled walls which will make for a romantic spot to cozy up with loved ones of an evening. Facilities are also all you’d expect in a holiday home from home, including air conditioning, a fully-equipped kitchen, and three separate bathrooms - some of which feature stylish black-and-white period-style tiles for that added touch of elegance. Its outside deck will also prove popular on summer days.
DOWNTOWN Beaufort Three Bedrooms Three Baths
Top guest reviewsit would be nice if someone would turn on the a/c the day the tenants arrivethe property was very nice except for the a/cit was very accommodating and very cleanthe home is clean comfortable and beautifully designedthis house was well maintained clean and the perfect size four our family of 4home was very clean and updatedi would certainly rent this clean house again
Host:tide watch property management were very helpful professional and accommodatingRead more reviewsthe house was great and close enough to great shopping and restaurantsshort pleasant walk to restaurants and shopsi was there for my son's graduation from pi and the location was perfectit was so lovely comfortable well equipped and such a short walk to downtown and the waterfront parkgreat place for family to enjoy being together for marine corp graduation
America’s happiest seaside town!
Apart from “Small Town We Love”, Beaufort is also named “America’s Happiest Seaside Town!”, and “Best Small Town in the US”. Explore and experience the culture here in this beautiful small town, and you will have to agree that the nicknames do fit Beaufort perfectly!
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