Hobonny Plantation

Hobonny Plantation

An original Carolina rice plantation (est.1733)
located on the Combahee River in Beaufort County, South Carolina
825.9 Acres


Ideally situated between Charleston and Savannah, Hobonny is located on the south side of the Combahee River and surrounded by other historic plantations such as Twickenham and Bonny Hall. This neighborhood is characterized by canopied roads, rivers and creeks running through some of the most beautiful plantations in South Carolina.

Hobonny has an interesting history. It was established in 1733 and used for rice cultivation until after the end of the Civil War. Two  thirds of the property is in small creeks, canals, dikes and rice fields which provide a spectacular landscape and an ideal habitat for ducks, fish and other wildlife. Remains of slave houses and tabby stone foreman’s houses are still on the grounds. Of special importance the plantation's title can be traced to the Kings Grant, making Hobonny one of the few properties in the lowcountry with totally private rice fields.  

During most of the twentieth century the plantation has been used for recreational purposes, mainly duck hunting and dove, quail, deer and turkeys. It was owned for over fifty years by a hunting club of Savannah businessmen and, today, by the family of one of the club’s early members. There is a rustic hunting lodge built in the early 1900's overlooking the duck fields.

Hunting lodge built early 1900's

Tabby stone ruins of an old foreman's house

Sugar Hill Landing


The Ashepoo, Combahee and South Edisto (ACE) Basin represents one of the largest undeveloped estuaries on the east coast of the United States. The ACE Basin consists of approximately 350,000 acres of diverse habitats including pine and hardwood uplands, forested wetlands, fresh, brackish and salt water tidal marshes, barrier islands and beaches. The basin's unique estuarine system, the largest of its type in the state, provides invaluable habitat for a rich diversity of waterfowl, finfish and shellfish resources. The area was once inhabited by the Yemasee and Combahee Indians, sub-tribes of the Coosawhatchie River People


First used in the 1700's on rice plantations, trunks remain the most efficient, economical water control structure in tidal situations. Trunks operate on tidal surge and consist of wooden culverts with flap gates. At least 17 species of waterfowl, such as pintail, mallard, wood duck, etc. as well as bald eagles, wood storks, alligator, herons, egrets, ibis, and numerous other wildlife species utilize this area. 

Yellow Crested Night Heron.

825.9 ACRES


For additional 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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around the world visit to hunt deer, doves, turkeys, ducks, and especially bob white quail.

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