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Cat Island Community FAQs & Info

view of golf course overlooking marshlands

Click on the link for a printable version of our community info/faq sheet

FAQs for Cat Island:

 

Q: Where is Cat Island located?

A: Cat Island is located on 432-acre natural habitat filled with towering live oaks, and surrounded by vast stretches of pristine wetlands.  Cat Island is among the most exclusive addresses in the historic Beaufort, SC area.

 

Q: What kind of amenities are available at Cat Island?

A: Cat Island offers:

  • Clubhouse with full service Pro Shop and professional instruction
  • 2 lighted, hard-surface tennis courts
  • 3 swimming pools including an adults-only pool and hot tub and children's pool
  • Playground and picnic area
  • Fitness Center
  • Boat landing

  

Q: Are there fees for the Homeowners Association?

A: Property Owners Information

 

Q: What do property taxes look like in Beaufort County?

A: Beaufort County Property Taxes

The Beaufort County assessor places an appraised value on real estate based on comparable sales, conditions, etc.

This appraised value is multiplied by a factor of 4% for residents and 6% for non-residents and corporations to obtain the assessed value.

Example: A home assessed at $500,000 for a resident would equate to $3,986.80 property tax ($500,000 x .04 x .19934).

Note: Primary residents can apply for a special exemption from property taxes imposed for school operating purposes. This reduced the 4% tax basis by an average of 25% minimum. 

 

Q: How much is homeowner's insurance for Cat Island?

A: Estimated insurance costs per $100,000 of structure value:

Hazard/Wind & Hail $600 per $100,000 of structure value

Flood $200 per $100,000 of structure value

  

Q: What are typical prices for utilities in Cat Island?

A: Estimated Utilities (for an average 3 bedroom home)

Electric (SCE&G): $130 per month

Water & Sewer (BJWSA): $70 per month

Telephone (Century Link, Landline) $35 per month

Cable TV/Satellite (Comcast) $45 per month

Trash Service (Waste Management) $30 per month

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