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Beech Hill

Dorchester County, South Carolina

1,643 ± Acres

  • Deer
  • Timber
  • Turkey


Price per Acre: $7,750

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1643.84 +/- Acre Pine Plantation In Dorchester County, South Carolina With Exceptional Higher & Better Use Potential. Located In The East Edisto Conservancy And Less Than 15 Minutes From Downtown Summerville! Excellent Investment Opportunity!

Beech Hill is an expansive investment property, spanning approximately 1643.84 acres, in picturesque Dorchester County, South Carolina. The location is excellent, there is exceptional potential for higher and better use and expansive forests with varying ages of merchantable pine timber, making it an outstanding investment opportunity.

Situated within the landscape of the East Edisto Conservancy, this property enjoys a prime location, offering the best of both worlds. Beech Hill is less than a 15-minute drive from the vibrant heart of Summerville, providing easy access to the charms of this historic town. Moreover, its proximity to Charleston adds an additional layer of allure, making it an ideal destination for those seeking the perfect blend of rural tranquility and urban convenience.

The diverse spectrum of pine timber not only contributes to the aesthetic beauty of the landscape but also underscores the plantation's potential for timber production and long term sustainability. It is a living testament to the harmonious coexistence of nature and responsible land management. The Edisto River, known for its scenic beauty and recreational offerings, flows nearby, adding an element of natural wonder to the property's appeal. Additionally, the proximity to the Edisto Wildlife Management Area ensures that wildlife enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the splendor of the Lowcountry's biodiversity.

What truly makes this property an exceptional find is its multifaceted potential. The scope for higher and better use is vast, making it an attractive prospect for those with development ambitions. Its potential for mitigation, vast timber resources, and conservation easement opportunities further augments its value, making it a versatile investment for those with a keen eye for environmental stewardship.

Beech Hill, with its vast acreage, strategic location, and multifaceted potential, stands as one of the largest and most enticing opportunities in the South Carolina real estate market. Whether you're envisioning a development project, conservation efforts, or a harmonious blend of both, this property is a canvas of possibilities waiting to be explored.

CJ Brown

CJ Brown

Founder + Broker

CJ Brown

Wise Batten

Wise Batten, Inc.

(803) 943-6983

Agent Comments

This is one of the largest contiguous tracts on the market in South Carolina and its got a LOT going for it. The location is excellent; proximity to Summerville & Charleston, the Edisto River, and the Edisto Wildlife Management Area are incredible. There's excellent High and Better Use potential, mitigation potential, and conservation easement potential!

Property Highlights

  • 1643.84 +/- acre pine plantation in Dorchester County, South Carolina
  • Excellent Higher & Better Use potential
  • Located in the East Edisto Conservancy (www.eastedisto.com), which allows for up to 1 house per 5 acres. See downloads below for more details.
  • Less than 13 miles from Summerville, South Carolina and less than 32 miles from Downtown Charleston
  • Adjacent to the sprawling Edisto Wildlife Management Area consisting of 1394.69 +/- acres, owned and managed by the SC DNR
  • 5.2 +/- miles from Givhans Ferry State Park consisting of 1367.6 +/- acres, owned and managed by the SC DNR
  • Less than 4 miles from the TW Messervy Public Boat Landing on the Edisto River
  • Located in an Opportunity Zone
  • Wetlands mitigation potential. See below downloadable Mitigation Service Area Map
  • Multiple hard road access points on Beech Hill Road (south & west), Hill Branch Road (east) & Rice Road (north)
  • Quality roads and ditches throughout
  • Game rich area that is known for solid turkey populations and quality deer hunting
  • Excellent hunting potential with quality locations for food plots, deer stands and feeders
  • Exceptional wildlife resources
  • Well stocked with varying ages of pine timber
  • Quality road system
  • Ideal candidate for development or a conservation easement
  • Will subdivide. Call for details and additional purchasing options

Maps & Location

  • 3.9 +/- miles from the T.W. Messervy Public Boat Landing on the Edisto River
  • 5.2 +/- miles from Givhans Ferry State Park
  • 12.9 +/- miles from Downtown Summerville
  • 18 +/- miles from Volvo's Headquarters
  • 22.8 +/- miles from Charleston International Airport (CHS)
  • 31.3 +/- miles from Downtown Charleston
  • 38.3 +/- miles from Mount Pleasant
  • 38.8 +/- miles from Folly Beach

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