Northampton was once a portion of James Wither's beautiful Friendfield Plantation along the Sampit River in Georgetown County. It is a grand opportunity to create your very own Lowcountry Southern Plantation. The days of planted indigo and rice fields are long gone, but this beautiful tract has great roots and is a prime foundation for a new steward to create a Carolina Plantation to enjoy and remember for decades to come. Currently, Northampton is managed for timber production and hunting with little improvements or amenities, truly a â€œdiamond in the roughâ€? in a spectacular setting. Located just west of Georgetown on Alt. US Hwy 17/Hwy 521 along the Sampit River and Ports Creek, this unique property offers beautiful views with excellent hunting and fishing too. This offering consists of Â±600 acres upland pineland and mixed hardwoods â€“ perfect for quail woods management, Â±296 acres of marsh/old rice fields, and deep water access to the Sampit River. There are several home sites to build a Lowcountry home with ancient live oaks overlooking old rice fields and a large creek onto the river. Ports Creek, a deepwater tidal creek, and the Sampit River run out to Winyah Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, providing for some of the best inshore and offshore fishing on the east coast. A grand place to enjoy year-round and only minutes from South Carolinaâ€™s finest beaches. Northampton has â€œgood bonesâ€? to become an impressive hunting and recreational retreat for your family and friends to share together. The diversity provides for excellent wildlife habitat with the super hunting of deer, turkey, quail, and waterfowl. A nice stopover along the Atlantic flyway to build your own duck impoundment for flood-controlled duck hunting in fall and winter. The uplands woods are ready for special times hunting quail, deer, and turkey. This property is fee simple, free and clear of any encumbrances, and all options are open. There are no conservation easements attached, so this may provide the new owner with possible tax incentives and/or income opportunities for conservation. This tract is an excellent opportunity to subdivide into multiple home sites or country estates. The hidden gem, if so desired for income, maybe the possibility for a utility-scale solar farm site afforded by the transmission powerline running through the center section.
Dream big! Northampton is ready and willing.
Tax Map No. 01-0418-008-00-00. Shown by appointment only.
Just a few miles from Georgetown, Pawleys Island, and DeBordieu southwest on US Hwy. 17 Alt./US 521 (see location map).