Friendfield Plantation

Friendfield Plantation

A 3264 acre hunting property near Georgetown, South Carolina
Established in 1735 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996


Waterfront Plantation in Georgetown, South Carolina for sale 

Friendfield Plantation is located on the Sampit River near the historic seaport of Georgetown. The plantation was originally operated for the production of indigo and rice. Since the 1930’s Friendfield has been managed for timber production and hunting. The land contains quail courses running through beautiful expanses of long leaf pines. There are over 250 acres in restored rice fields for ducks and other migratory waterfowl along the riverfront.  

hsitoric Friendfield plantation


The house at Friendfield was originally constructed  in 1801. Following a fire in 1928 the house was
rebuilt on the same foundations under the direction of architect Authur Meigs of the Philadelphia firm of Mellor and Meigs.

 
 

 

 

 

 There are numerous historic structures of significance on the property including slave houses,
ruins of ancient settlements, and the house at Silver Hill built in 1791 (photo above). This house had fallen
into disrepair and was uninhabited since 1863 until being meticulously restored by the present owner
during 1998-2000.

 

 


The Silver Hill House is located at the end of the road at the edge of the ricefields.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Guest Cottage

 

 

 

Conservation Easements
Few places in America contain more history and charm than Friendfield. There are no conservation easements on the property. Because of its location and other special features, there could be substantial tax benefits to a purchaser willing to protect all or parts of the plantation.


The Friendfield House is located on a peninsular at the eastern end of the plantation.

 


Limit of teal taken in the Friendfield rice fields November 18, 2012
 

 
 
Friendfield Plantation 3264 acres in Georgetown, South Carolina

 Price $16,000,000

For an appointment or detailed information please contact Plantation Services. 843.958.0222 or e-mail cohplantation@aol.com

 
This material is based upon information that we consider reliable, but because it has been supplied by third parties, we cannot represent that it is accurate or complete, and it should not be relied upon as such. This offering is subject to errors, omissions, changes, including price, or withdrawal without notice.

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These southern plantations comprise thousands of acres and are some of the most beautiful estates anywhere. Sportsmen from
around the world visit to hunt deer, doves, turkeys, ducks, and especially bob white quail.

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