The origins of the Waverly Plantation go back to the 1700s. In its prime, it covered 689 acres of the finest rice fields on the Waccamaw River. The name was taken from Sir Walter Scott’s romantic Waverly novels. Romantic is definitely the word that comes to mind as you are greeted by the moss draped Live Oaks of Waverly Road. It transports you back to a simpler place and time. Waverly Mills, Waverly Creek, and Rossdhu have become havens for Pawleys Island residents looking for relaxed elegance in a non-gated community.
Just north of Pawleys Island off Highway 17, the communities of Waverly are roughly a mid-point between the excitement of Myrtle Beach and the historic charms of Charleston. The third oldest city in South Carolina is the port of Georgetown—its restaurants, museums and boutiques are 15 minutes away. The famous seafood restaurants of Murrells Inlet are just a short 15 minute drive as well.
Privately tucked away behind the four way stop on Kings River Road, right around the corner from All Saint's Church and the entrance to the new Bike the Neck trail, Waverly's convenient location provides its residents quick access to public and private schools, miles of pristine and unspoiled beaches, some of the finest golf courses on the coast, fabulous dining, one of a kind shopping and all that the Pawleys Island area has to offer. Find your perfect home in this perfect location.
Waverly has many opportunities for the seekers of an active lifestyle. There are multiple nearby golf courses to challenge your skills as well as beautiful beaches and parks for rest and relaxation. If you prefer boating, you can take advantage of the community boat landing providing access to the Intracoastal Waterway while others take pleasure in direct creek access right in the their back yards. Many properties even have their own docks that gives them direct access to the intercostal waterway. If you are looking for a slightly slower paced waterborne adventure, try your hand at kayaking or paddleboarding. If fishing is your game, there are tons of fresh and salt water creeks to explore that wind in and around the river and inlet. These creeks are teeming with flounder, crabs and clams. If you are a bicyclist, there are miles of dedicated bike paths that reach all the way to Murrells Inlet. As you can see, it is easy to set free the adventurer in you in Waverly.
Some of the finest luxury homes on expansive lots in Pawleys Island can be found in the magnificent Waverly community. There is a wide variety of architectural plans, but the lowcountry home design is the most popular. Each home is unique and elegant in its own way. Some of todays most desired amenities and features can be found in every offering. You will find, custom cabinetry, marble and tile foyers, one of a kind pools, personal spas, libraries with custom woodwork, grand staircases and car lover dream garages. The quality and details of these features are unmatched.
The kitchens in these homes are a chefs dream come true. Features include Thermador commercial ranges, Viking refrigerators and Uline commercial ice makers.
Many Waverly homes are waterfront with private docks and boat ramps. These homes are perfect for boating devotees. These properties have direct access to the Waccamaw River. Just imagine sitting on your new spacious screened porch overlooking the pool. Just past the pool is the waterway, your boat and adventure. Sit back, relax, build a fire in the outdoor fireplace and dream about the opportunities that await. This is not just a home for you and your family, but a place for friends to help celebrate all that Waverly has to offer.
Housing prices range from the mid $300s to over $2 million. More details are available through your Tidelands Sales Professional.