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 retreat
Enjoy 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.