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ROSE HILL PLANTATION
At Rose Hill Plantation, you will find a variety of lifestyles and homesites that includes large golf fairway
homesites, country sized Horse Community estates of 2.5 to 4 acres, and oversized marsh waterfront homesites with
views extending to the Colleton River. Over 3,100 acres include 18 holes of golf , docks for fishing and boating on
the Colleton River, tennis centers, pools, recreation parks, and a complete equestrian center with 50 acres of
pasture and 17 miles of greenbelt riding and hiking trails.
Rose Hill Plantation is located west of Hilton Head in the Low Country of South Carolina in the greater Bluffton
area of Beaufort County. Although the first residents of Rose Hill Plantation were the Yemassee Indians, ownership
of the Plantation dates back to Sir John Colleton and later, the Kirk family who grew indigo and cotton in the mid
nineteenth century. The magnificent Rose Hill Mansion, which is privately owned, still graces Rose Hill with its
sweeping marsh and river views and Gothic architectural style.
In 1980 the property was purchased by the Rose Hill Plantation Development Co. and the Horse Community began to
Rose Hill Plantation today is made up of over 960 homes and home sites situated between Belfair Plantation and
Eagles Point, approximately 10 miles West of Hilton Head Island. The Plantation has an acclaimed Equestrian
Center consisting of stables, paddocks and polo field. Members of the Association have access to trails that weave
in determined areas throughout parts of the North side of the Plantation. This Equestrian Facility provides Rose
Hill residents with an amenity that is unique within the County of Beaufort. On occasion, Rose Hill welcomes the
general public to participate in various Equestrian Events.
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