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Rose Hill Mansion

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The historic Rose Hill Mansion, known as the most beautiful plantation house in the Low Country, has long held a treasured place in Southern history. Originally built in the late 1850s by planter and physician, Dr. John Kirk and his wife Caroline...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
199 Rose Hill Way, Bluffton, SC 29910-4757
+1 843-757-6046
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got to meet the owners of the home and talked about all the beautiful work and time invested in bringing this home back from disaster.

1  Thank waltered0201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although a bit pricey, our tour of this magnificent home was well worth it. The docent was very knowledgable and had little-known history about the plantation and its owners.

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I pleasantly enjoyed our tour of Rose Hill Mansion. Rose Hill is a beautiful home and our tour guide kept us intrigued.

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1  Thank JKHalko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of four really enjoyed the tour and the lady sharing information was very knowledgeable and informative....we will recommend this tour to many of our friends...

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1  Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved touring this private home. Our tour guide was very knowledgable about the history of the home and the area during the Civil War.

1  Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thouroughly enjoyed this tour while stay.ing in Hilton Head. Tour guide was wonderful. Lots of history. We were not disappointed. And the refreshments served after the tour were delicious. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The tour was a 5 star tour which allowed for great insight into the history of our country. The plantation house is exceptional. The grounds were impeccable. The tour guide was incredibly informative and knowledgable. I would recommend this for all ages.

1  Thank PrissyRose
Reviewed August 14, 2018

My husband and I really enjoyed the tour and the authentic decor of the home. Nice snacks at the end of tour.

1  Thank CiaoFabiana
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Very nice in depth look at the history of this pretty historic house.A very informative tour of a vintage era lowcountry plantation home.

1  Thank Fabiana R
Reviewed August 14, 2018

I was amazed at how important Bluffton was in the Cival war. I didn't realize the extant of the succession convesations were full of important Low Country people and the influence they had. The story of why this mansion and only two other buildings were...More

1  Thank jacktuney
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Response from 2mchfn | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no tour operaters that go there on a regular basis. Renting a car and driving may be your cheapest option.