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66 Godley Road, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920


  • For Sale
  • Active
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Full Baths
  • 1 Partial Bath
  • 4,862 Sq. Ft.
  • 2.27 Acres
66 Godley Road, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920View this property at 66 Godley Road, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920
66 Godley RoadSaint Helena IslandSC29920

Property Description

Welcome to the Oaks Plantation - Live the true Lowcountry ideal in this pristine, bucolic Greek Revival sea island residence located in charming Beaufort, SC. With enormous historical significance, this estate boasts original historic details throughout including handsome fireplace mantels, heart pine flooring, and unobstructed panoramic views of the protected marshes of the Beaufort waterways. Used as officers headquarters during ''The War Between The States'' and later one of the first ever schools for freed slaves, this property is protected by a conservation easement and recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.With 5 BR and 4.5 BA, full catering kitchen, in ground pool and dock, this property offers all the modern
comforts of an ideal country retreatEnjoy the expanse and privacy with your family and friends, or share it with others through an active Bed and Breakfast business, or as a high end Wedding Venue. This versatile and unique property represents an exceptional opportunity, waiting under the moss draped oaks of Beaufort's waterfront for its new stewards. The property also served as the historic Headquarters for the Port Royal Experiment giving freed slaves the opportunity to work lands abandoned by southern planters after the end of the Civil War. The first school for freed blacks was started at The Oaks and later moved to the brick church which later became known as the Penn School.

Full Property Detailsfor 66 Godley Road


  • Price: $1,299,000
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 16020967
  • Updated: 2/23/2018
  • Added: 630 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 66 Godley Road, Saint Helena Island, SC
  • Reduced to $1,299,000 on 2/23/18
  • Reduced to $1,359,000 on 7/27/17
  • Reduced to $1,495,000 on 1/25/17
  • Listed at $1,795,000 on 8/3/16


  • Rooms/Areas: Bonus, Great
  • Interior Features: Ceilings - 9'+, Elevator, Elevator Shaft, Garden Tub/Shower, Handicapped Equipped
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplace(s): Three +
  • Flooring: Wood



  • Total Bathrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Half Bathrooms: 1


  • Total Bedrooms: 5

Additional Information

  • Amenities: Dock Facilities


  • Exterior Features: Patio - Covered, Dock - Existing, Dock - Permit, Elevator Shaft, Handicapped Equipped, Pool - In Ground, Porch - Screened, Some Thermal Wnd/Doors, Special Yard Lights, Storage/Outbuilding, Workshop, Porch - Wrap-Around


  • Parking: Off-Street Parking


  • Area: 81 - Out of Area
  • County: Beaufort
  • Subdivision: None

School Information

  • Elementary School: Out of Area
  • Middle School: Out of Area
  • High School: Out of Area

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Central
  • Heating Type: Forced Air


  • Water/Sewer: Septic

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Colonial, Traditional
  • Construction Status: Pre-Owned
  • Exterior Const.: Wood Siding
  • Foundation: Basement, Elv. Construction
  • Roof: Metal
  • Stories Description: 2 Stories
  • Square Feet: 4,862
  • Year Built: 1855

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 2.27
  • Lot Description: Corner, High, Marshfront, Marshview, Riverfront, Riverview, Stream, Waterfront - Shallow, 2 - 5 Acres

Listed by Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty

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School District:Beaufort County School District
School Name
Ladys Island Elementary School
73 Chowan Creek Bluff, Beaufort, SC 29907
0.5 mi
Lady's Island Middle School
30 Cougar Drive, Beaufort, SC 29907
2.1 mi
Beaufort High School
84 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort, SC 29907
2.9 mi
Disclaimer: School data provided by Pitney Bowes. School attendance boundaries are for reference only. Contact the school directly to verify enrollment eligibility.

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Listed by Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty

66 Godley Road, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920 (MLS# 16020967) is a Single Family property with 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 1 partial bathroom. 66 Godley Road is currently listed for $1,299,000 and was received on August 03, 2016. Want to learn more about 66 Godley Road? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Saint Helena Island? You can browse all Saint Helena Island real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.