The Most Expensive Homes Sold in Myrtle Beach in 2020
If you’re on the hunt for a grand home on the Grand Strand – and your budget is beyond grand – we’ve gathered a list of the most expensive homes sold in the Myrtle Beach area in 2020. You’ll typically find these fine estates along the ocean or Intracoastal Waterway, and often in the exclusive gated DeBordieu Colony neighborhood just south of Pawleys Island.
Here are 10 most expensive luxury properties that sold in 2020, with all information pulled and cultivated from the listings:
1153 DeBordieu Blvd., Georgetown
Sold price - $2.485 million
This amazing five-bedroom, 4.5-bath oceanfront DeBordieu Colony home boasts a prime address and a one-of-a-kind view, the perfect haven for family vacations or luxury living full-time. From the heavenly high ceilings to the gorgeous hardwood floors, there is so much to love in this fully furnished home, including a gourmet kitchen, lavish furnishings, and a spacious open layout with two king-size suites on the lower level. The den downstairs could be utilized as a fifth bedroom or study. Take the home’s elevator or stairs to the second level, where there are two more bedrooms with private baths and a living room area that features a balcony that overlooks the ocean. Outdoor highlights are the wide porch and oceanside screened-in area to enjoy the views and warm coastal climate. The sought-after Debordieu neighborhood also features a fine dining restaurant onsite, award-winning Pete Dye-designed golf course, oceanfront community pools, a private beach and nature trails that meander through the nature preserves.
1557 South Waccamaw Drive, Garden City
Sold Price - $2.5 million
Nicknamed the “Salty Dog,” this massive, oceanfront home located near Marlin Quay Marina is loaded with lots of sweet space, at 12 bedrooms, 12 baths and two half-baths, as well as oodles of pretty details. The Salty Dog was newly built in 2019 and showcases 7,250 square feet of living space in three stories, plus 1,200 square feet under covered porches. She’ll be sold fully furnished. The first floor layout features seven bedrooms and accompanying full baths, a large, cheery kitchenette with a breakfast bar overlooking the ocean, a den that opens up to a covered porch and laundry room with a half-bath. Take the elevator or the stairs to the second and third floors, where five more bedrooms and private baths live, a second laundry area, family room complete with a breathtaking vaulted ceiling, multiple dining spaces, and a chef-inspired kitchen all surrounded by the sunlight streaming in from the many windows. On the third floor, there’s a spacious flex room and master suite, with a spa-like bathroom and walk-in closet. Outdoors, the property is a tropical oasis that includes a private oceanfront balcony, a resort-style backyard pool equipped with a tanning shelf, plenty of seating areas, and outdoor bar. You’ll love the privacy of the Salty Dog’s location, situated behind some of the deepest dunes on the Grand Strand.
911 DeBordieu Blvd., Georgetown
Sold Price - $2.5 million
Another Debordieu Colony property, this six-bedroom, 7.5-bath oceanfront beach home radiates with enhanced design and love from the former homeowners. Timeless updates and elements in this home include a gourmet kitchen, spacious living area, lovely master and bedrooms with an additional inviting living area, and handsome office space. The outdoor living and storage areas also gives this property curb appeal, such as the wide porch for alfresco dining and enough ground level space for storing your vehicles, boat, golf carts and beach toys. From the widow’s peak at the roofline of the home, you’ll get a bird’s eye view of the ocean and the lush Debordieu community.
105 Atlantic Avenue, Pawleys Island
Sold Price - $2.7 million
This five-bedroom, 5.5-bath waterfront retreat is embraced in luxury and surrounded by panoramic views of the inlet and ocean in the pulse of Pawleys Island. Located in the exclusive, gated Assey community on the island’s north end, this beauty is picture-perfect for a full-time family residence or vacation home. The interior is a showcase of understated luxury, with an open floor plan filled with comfortable living and kitchen areas designed for entertaining and two master suites, plus upscale details, like custom cabinetry, granite countertops, hardwood floors, hand-tiled showers, and cutting-edge smart technology installed throughout. The property’s outdoor amenities are also a dream, featuring four covered decks, a gunite pool and a shared floating dock with a gazebo. And if you’d like to venture off the property, the spectacular sands of the Pawleys Island beach is only a short walk away.
1009 DeBordieu Blvd., Georgetown
Sold Price - $2.85 million
This stunning DeBordieu home is the culmination of classic simplicity and modern function that was carefully curated by the former owners over the years. Seven large bedrooms and baths, with the master laid out on the main level, offer a relaxing respite, as well as the multiple living areas, dining areas and open kitchen. No detail has been overlooked, but instead showcases designer handiwork in the pickled Cypress walls, the Brazilian Chestnut floors, and the elegant, artistic crown moldings. Then there’s the large covered porch overlooking the pool to the ocean beyond. It’s breathtaking.
1405 W Main Street, Sunset Beach, N.C.
Sold Price - $2.995 million
Just a whisper across the South Carolina border, this glorious sanctuary is the final oceanfront home in the town of Sunset Beach. All six bedrooms and 6.5 baths on four levels of this redwood-planked masterpiece was designed with one goal in mind: to give its dwellers enough space to gather, as well as to offer privacy, in simplistic elegance surroundings. The horseshoe-shaped home also offers privacy through its perimeter stone wall and gate. Within this cozy mansion, you’ll find upscale comfort and living space, along with decks, screened-in porches and panoramic views of the water. Outdoors, take advantage of the property’s floating dock and sauna.
4902 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach
Sold Price - $3.087 million
Located within Myrtle Beach’s renowned Golden Mile, this oceanfront home is a treasured jewel. The space is majestic in this seven-bedroom, 7.5-bath haven that features a whopping three master suites, but the attention to detail is also a sight to behold, with expansive ceiling cedar beams and coffered ceilings throughout the kitchen, living area and foyer. The curb appeal shines in the exterior stone work and massive front. And the backyard is a gem, showcasing a multi-level heated pool and spa complete with shower and changing area.
480 Myrtle Avenue, Pawleys Island
Sold Price - $4.15 million
This is prime real estate, as the largest oceanfront lot on Pawleys Island. Built in 1938 by the original owner’s great grandparents, the all-wood, five-bedroom, 3.5 bath estate is located in the island’s historic district and overlooks more than an acre of sand dunes, ocean oaks, and the brilliant blue ocean beyond. Solid construction and protection from the dunes has aided in the beach cottage’s survival over the decades. And the charm has only increased, with a sense of tranquility amidst the living area, dining room, playroom and bedrooms. Outside, decks are equipped with built-in seating and the outdoor shower conveniently has a private changing area after you step foot off the beach.
420 Ocean Green Drive, Georgetown
Sold Price - $4.4 million
This mega eight-bedroom, 10.5-bath home has a unique address within the DeBordieu Colony that overlooks the North Inlet National Estuarine Reserve, one of the most pristine and protected estuaries in the world and the third largest by area on the East Coast. But the beautiful waterfront home itself is a showstopper, embracing a luxurious West Indies design and tailored details, like fine woodwork finishes and features throughout the suites and wings of the 15,000 square feet under one roof. Exterior wow factors include a private deep-water dock, floating dock, a new boat lift, expansive outdoor living areas, a saltwater pool, a dedicated tackle room for all your fishing gear, paddle boards or other hobby items, and multiple porches to enjoy those Lowcountry views.
6466 Plantersville Road, Georgetown
Sold Price - $8.9 million
Last, but certainly not least, is the rare, riverfront Chicora Wood Plantation: a 998-acre historic rice plantation on the Pee Dee River in Georgetown. Located within one of the most premier plantation neighborhoods in the South, the meticulously restored house dates back to the 1700s and known today to be one of the finest preserved architecture and grounds in the state, which also includes a rice mill and chimney, rice shipping barn, summer kitchen, schoolhouse and more. The sizeable estate is 10,000-plus square feet, featuring 10 exquisite bedrooms and 8.5 baths, and was once the favored plantation home of South Carolina Governor Robert Allston in the 1800s. This sprawling property also features lovely updates and natural amenities, such as the formal gardens designed by Loutrel Briggs in the 1930s; a boat shed, dock and boat ramp; tennis court; equipment barns; and a two-acre lake.
What do the last 3 years of data show us?
Million dollar homes that have sold in the Myrtle Beach market continue to show massive growth. It’s been an ongoing trend in this market, proven by the numbers over the last few years: In 2019, there were 90 homes that sold for more than $1 million; in 2020, 171 homes sold that were priced at more than $1 million (the average sales price was actually $1.5 million; and, as of April 12, 2021, there are already 73 homes that have sold for over $1 million.