Briars Creek Living – Your FAQ’s Answered!

Discover a tranquil oasis surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and world-class amenities. Briars Creek is a private, gated community located on Johns Island, South Carolina. It is the perfect blend of luxury and nature. Amenities include a championship golf course, a social clubhouse with dining, and a scenic lakefront. Briars Creek is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, foxes, and a variety of coastal birds.

Read on for answers to all your questions about the Briars Creek Golf Community near Kiawah and Seabrook Islands!


Briars Creek Overview and FAQs

  • What is Briars Creek?

Briars Creek is a private, gated community located on Johns Island, South Carolina. It is situated on 800 acres of land and is home to a 18-hole golf course designed by Rees Jones.

  • Where is Briars Creek? 

Briar's Creek is located on Johns Island, SC about 20 miles from downtown Charleston, South Carolina. It is accessible by car off River Road.  

The nearest airport to Briars Creek is Charleston Executive Airport just a few miles north on Johns Island.  Charleston International Airport is about 25 miles away.  It is about 11 miles from Kiawah Island.  

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Briars Creek: The Community

  • Is Briars Creek a private, secure community?

Yes, Briars Creek is a private, gated community. This means that there is a security gate at the entrance to the community, and only residents and their guests are allowed to enter. The security gate is manned 24/7, and there is also a security patrol that regularly patrols the community.

In addition to the security gate, Briars Creek also has a number of other security features, including:

  • CCTV cameras throughout the community
  • A neighborhood watch program
  • A code access system for the clubhouse and other amenities

These security features help to keep Briars Creek a safe and secure community for its residents.

  • What is the cost of living in Briars Creek?

Housing: The median price for a home in Briars Creek is $2 million.  Homes on the golf course tend to be larger and cost more. 

  • What is the community like in Briars Creek?

Briars Creek is a luxurious community with a variety of activities and amenities. It is a great place to live for people who enjoy golf, tennis, swimming, fitness, and socializing.

  • How many lots are considered lakefront in Briars Creek?

Lakefront homesites in Briars Creek offer tranquil and scenic views.  29 out of the 84 total homesites are considered lakefront. 

  • Are there any lots/homes on the golf course in Briars Creek?

55 homesites in Briars Creek are considered to be on the golf course.  These lots are highly desirable as they offer captivating views of the golf course and surrounding Lowcountry landscape. 

  • What is the minimum square footage for a home in Briars Creek?

The minimum square footage for a home in Briars Creek is 2,500 square feet. This is according to the Briars Creek FAQ, which states that "our design guidelines specify that the minimum square footage for a new home is 2,500 square feet." This allows residents the flexibility of building an intimate getaway cottage or a larger family estate.

There are a few exceptions to this rule. For example, the minimum square footage for a home on the golf course is 3,000 square feet. Additionally, there are a few lots in the community that have a minimum square footage requirement of 4,000 square feet.

Briars Creek Amenities

  • What are the activities and amenities in Briars Creek?

Golf: Briars Creek is home to a championship 18-hole golf course designed by Rees Jones. The course is open to members and their guests.

Clubhouse: The Briars Creek Clubhouse is the social hub of the community. It has a restaurant, a bar, a ballroom, and a meeting space. The clubhouse is open to members and their guests.

Lakefront: Briars Creek is located on a lake, so residents can enjoy boating, fishing, and kayaking.

Hiking: There are several hiking trails in the area, including the Palmetto Trail and the Audubon Swamp Walk.

Biking: There are several biking trails in the area.

Briars Creek Clubhouse

  • What are the dress codes for the clubhouse and golf course in Briars Creek?

The dress code for the Briars Creek clubhouse is business casual. This means that shorts, jeans, tank tops, flip-flops, and athletic attire are not permitted. Men should wear collared shirts and pants, while women should wear skirts, dresses, or pantsuits. Jackets are optional for both men and women.

Here are some specific examples of what is and is not allowed in the Briars Creek clubhouse:

  • Allowed:
    • Collared shirts for men
    • Skirts, dresses, or pantsuits for women
    • Jackets (optional)
    • Closed-toe shoes
  • Not allowed:
    • Shorts
    • Jeans
    • Tank tops
    • Flip-flops
    • Athletic attire

Briars Creek Real Estate Opportunities

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