Community Paddocks

The deed to a piece of property on Brays Island Plantation comes with so much more than just an acre of land.

All owners share 94 percent of the 5,500-acre plantation. That is what provides the space needed to pursue a range of outdoor activities from wing shooting to deer hunting to golfing and tennis.
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Coastal Living names Savannah…

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Hunting Marsh Hens

“I never hunted marsh hens until moving to the low country” said Paul Burton, partner in Brays Island Realty. “It is great sport and a particularly good way of introducing children to the sport of wingshooting. All three of my kids have hunted and harvested birds so far this season. That is an important part of making a connection that lasts.”

For 13-year-old, Emma, marsh hen hunting with her father has fostered an appreciation for the outdoors.

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JetBlue Flies Direct between JFK and Charleston/Savannah

We just finished making travel arrangements for the Orvis Game Fair and Country Sporting Weekend – JetBlue, $218 return, non-stop flights between JFK and Savannah. How can you beat that New Yorkers? Come visit us this fall. Remember…quail season opens here in October! (photo credit: Eric Salard)

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Meet Ron Garl!

Brays Island may have the best golf course architect that you have never heard of. If you have not, we are pleased to introduce Ron Garl!

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Class in Session

According to a recent survey conducted by the Impulse Research Corporation, eighty percent of people want to learn more about wine. If you fit into this category, but don’t know where to find a class, look no further than the Brays Island Food and Beverage department. Brays’ own resident sommelier Alex Young helps owners take the mystery out of wine by hosting periodic wine classes.

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CBS Visits Brays

In case you missed it this morning, CBS aired a feature on Women in the Field that was shot here at Brays Island Plantation. Garden & Gun President and CEO Rebecca Darwin hosted the women-only shoot that included a 60-target sporting clays tournament. The event was rounded out with a delicious lunch at the Plantation Grill. Brays’ own Annette Mueller and Jim Arnold were interviewed and both did a wonderful job. Way to go guys! Click here for a gallery of images published by G&G!

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Floral Arrangement 101

Arranging flowers is both easier and more difficult than one might think. While it is more than just cutting flowers and sticking them into a vase, there is plenty of leeway as far as designing things to fit your style and tastes.

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Opening Day of Deer Season

Today marks the opening day of the South Carolina deer season – the longest in the United States. Considerable time and effort has gone into managing the Brays Island deer herd and these photos bear testimony to the fruits of their labor. We know where a number of our fortunate owners will be at sunset!

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Dove Grub!

Whether eaten by doves, songbirds, turkey or deer…sunflowers make beautiful wildlife feed!

The view from above is a sea of yellow near Pine Hill Hunt unit on Brays Island Plantation. Already, doves, songbirds and pigeons are reaping the benefits of the more than 40-acre dove field planted this spring by the plantation’s hunt department.

“We planted corn, sunflowers and a variety of cereal grains,” said Marion Gohagan, director of the Hunt Department at Brays Island. “They were planted in stages, so there is ample feed available to birds throughout the season.”

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