Quick Facts

St. Helena Island is currently for sale by owner for $2,860,000. A generous 2.5% commission is offered to buyer's agent upon successful completion of sale, and owner will consider financing for qualified buyers with a significant down payment.

The house is insured by Chubb for $4,633,000 after a recent survey by the company

More than six acres of undulating high ground in a park-like landscape with mature trees, gardens, stone cart paths, and lighting.

A magnificent, yet modest, historic home with impeccable quality, forty feet above the water fronting 197 feet with an incomparable view looking south by south east, one and one-half miles across Round Bay.


  • 360 foot commercial quality pier includes 140 foot recent extension (note: not all pictures have been updated to show the recent addition) built to heavy commercial standards, well-fendered, cleated, and includes a deep water (11 feet deep) slip with tie piles for a 110 foot or larger yacht with 29 foot beam

  • Three remotely operated electric boat lifts, ranging from 8,000 to 20,000 pounds

  • 230 volt 100 amp, 130 volt 50 amp, and 130 volt 20 amp electric service available throughout

  • Soft LED motion-detector lighting keeps the slips accessible at night

Sixteen hundred feet of deep water frontage, protected by granite revetment or bulkhead, including 170 feet of sandy beach.

Freight landing bulkhead

  • Stoned parcel with a small concrete boat ramp on the south end of the island.

  • Designed to permit docking of a large barge from which large loads and vehicles may be offloaded. 

  • 12 x 30 foot steel self-propelled barge conveys


Perpetual mainland easement parcel in nearby Smith Cove

  • Parking for five vehicles

  • Three boat slips (two with electric lifts)

  • One launching ramp and one barge slip

  • Potable water, lights, and electricity

  • Distance from the mainland to the island is 0.6 miles in the protected Little Round Bay. 

  • Well-maintained, enclosed aluminum and open outboard boats are provided for your trip, with purchase of the island.


Extensive grounds irrigation system has recently undergone a $12,000 rehabilitation and upgrade with new equipment

Island is accessible by helicopter on the island's emergency strip 


  • AT&T and Verizon offer strong, reliable voice, data, and text cell service

  • Dish and DirecTV television service available 

  • Underwater cable provides landline telephone service as well as electricity.

  • HF and VHF radio transceivers offer local and worldwide radio service to vessels at sea, Coast Guard, and local law enforcement and medical personnel

Brick water tower has a 330 sq foot office on top with heat, electric, and a 360 degree view.

Guest or employee 850 sq foot cottage with attached equipment garage, worker toilet room and separate shed.

The Estate has undergone a $1,800,000 revitalization with all utilities, equipment, services, etc., replaced or upgraded and functioning.

Vehicles that convey with the property

  • Three golf carts (no motor vehicles on the island)

  • Three commuter boats (20 to 24 ft)

  • Two steel barges

  • Two diesel tractors

  • One rubber-tired 5000 lb trailer

  • Estate maintenance equipment