Beaulieu House at Cat Island

3 Sheffield Court, Cat Island, Beaufort, SC 29907 USA (Show map)
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Luxury waterfront property with light, airy, colorful comfortable rooms with verandas. Owners extensive collections are displayed. Original art in guest rooms. Delicious full course breakfast served in River Room or on veranda. Tennis, swimming, championship golf available across the road.



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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.3

John and Kathy

4.8 on June 24, 2017

Sherry was the stand-in host and she was wonderful!! The breakfasts were so good that I got my camera out and took pictures.... Loved our personal conversations with Sherry..... very friendly person........... We will definitely come back.... Thanks, Sherry!!!

relaxing water views

4.2 on May 31, 2017

We needed a quite and relaxing place for a few days and that is what we got. The inn sits on a beautiful location on the inlet water way of Beaufort. It was quite and peaceful for afternoon sitting to just relax or talking with new friends. If you like a lived in type bed and breakfast this is what you are looking for. The décor is not stuffy but due to the owners passion for collecting very interesting things there is lots to see and everything is interesting. We enjoyed the owner and stories she told.

The Best Bed and Breakfast Ever!!

5 on March 01, 2017

My stay at this Bed and Breakfast was Awesome! I felt I was at home! My family had a home cooked breakfast, sat at the table with the owner as it was a family breakfast! Our table over looked the Beautiful water as the sun was rising, What a site and relaxing feeling! We sat in the living room as a family with the owner and felt like home! Everything was to our expectations and more! Thank you a million! Miss it already!!

Charming, Rustic, & Classy B & B

5 on August 20, 2015

We recently enjoyed this very unique, slightly rustic but charming B & B for 4 nights and we couldn't have found a better place for what we needed. The owner & hostess was truly amazing at what she does and we found her to be very friendly and very interesting. We enjoyed her stories of her many travels all over the world. We enjoyed meeting her dear & precious granddaughter & her daughter & son-in-law. We enjoyed meeting the other guests and especially sharing the most most amazing & delicious breakfasts that she baked from scratch. She shared with us some of her favorite places to visit & restaurants to try. We were not disappointed at all & will definitely come back again........Rick & Susanne

Peaceful Retreat

3.0 on June 14, 2015

Beaulieu is lovely, clean, quiet; the owner is very nice, helpful. Breakfast was delicious. We had dinner the night before at a nearby Golf Club; the food was very good and service was excellent. Tip: Ignore the directions on the Beaulieu House website. Since most use GPS these days, likely you would use that. We do not as we both really like maps. Just beware of the posted directions. A major step is missing. A combo of 'google map & directions' and a SC map or book of maps should help.


4.8 on May 11, 2015

The rooms were large and very comfortable. The welcome (with a drink/conversation with others) outstanding. The location on the water beyond our wildest hopes. A real find. The Golf Clubhouse restaurant was less than a five minute walk and was "way up there".

Very comfortable accommodations in a pleasant setting

3.4 on April 19, 2015

The B&B is located on the water within a new golf course community. A nice location for walking. Our room was clean and comfortable with a lovely view of the water. The staff was courteous and very helpful. For the price, I expected more from breakfast - at least some consideration for our dietary preferences.

great place by the river

5 on April 15, 2015

great place by the the beaten path but that is what we were looking for and only minutes to shops etc. Had a great breakfast also!

A beautiful place

5 on October 09, 2014

The Inn Keeper went out of her way to please everyone. There were two other couples there the weekend we stayed. One couple wanted a special breakfast of egg white omelets and bottled water, even though the place has a $4000 Kinetico Water purification system, the Inn Keeper made that breakfast, then made a special trip into town to get the bottled water. That's my kind of Inn Keeper. Food was great, setting was perfect and the rooms were clean. No one could ever have the right to complain about a place like this. They even have a large fenced in area for our dog permitting us to leave our dog out for the day while we went to the beach. We will be back!

We love your B&B!

5 on August 25, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Beaulieu House on Cat Island for a weekend getaway, and it was absolutely FANTASTIC!! The owner and her family were there and we loved getting to know them over lively breakfast conversation! The house is BEAUTIFUL and remote (a huge plus for us), but it's an easy drive to town. Our room was spotless and so comfortable, and we enjoyed looking at all the items the owner has collected throughout her travels. The pier is a great place to hang out as well... It was like we were the only people on the island! We will definitely be visiting again! See you soon, Sarah and Danny

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Rooms & Rates

1 - Main House King

king size/extra long twin beds, internet access, veranda, golf view, water view, Ralph Lauren linens, private bath with oversized slipper bathtub w/shower, original art and antiques, TV, A/C & ceiling fan, DVD player.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $155 - $175

2 - Main House King

2 passenger Jacuzzi-tub with in-line heater and 7 jets, veranda, w/golfview, internet connection, Ralph Lauren linens, original art and antiques, king bed, A/C, Flat screen TV, ceiling fan, DVD player, ceiling fan.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $175 - $195

3 - Main House King

waterfront room with Private veranda, king bed (extra long twin beds), ralph lauren linens, original art, flat screen TV, oversized slipper tub w/shower, A/C, ceiling fan, DVD player.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $195 - $215

4 - Main House King

fabulous waterfront room w/ private veranda, oversized slipper tub w/shower, ralph lauren linens, ceiling fan, internet connection, flatscreen TV, king bed ( extra long twin beds), DVD player, A/C.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $195 - $215

5 - Carriage House Suite

Carriage House Suite w/ waterview/golfview, 2-passenger Jacuzzi tubw/shower, antiques, ceiling fan, internet connection at Main house, flatscreen TV, kitchenette, living area, porch w/ table & chairs, DVD player, A/C.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $205 - $225

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Location Type

riverfront home, Deep water location, Countryside, Island, Small town

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, gullah culture on St. Helena's Island, hunting island state park, historic homes and plantation tours, parris island/parris island musuem, Lighthouses, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Homestay, Villa

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities , rooms with jacuzzi tubs available, ice available, waterfront rooms available, Carriage House has private entrance, Hair dryers available

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, plantation tours, house tours, gallery walks, art galleries, festivals, night on the town, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 2:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Most Pets - $20 extra
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on weekends spring/fall...request exception
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card guarantee or one night deposit by check or money order
  • Cancellations: 14 day prior cancellation without charge. One night charge within 48 hours. Fully earned within 24 hours and for no-shows. Guests departing early forfeit entire room charge.
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Diann Corsaro

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Collecting, gardening, swimming, reading, traveling, movie/film festival buff, animal and bird lover

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  • Time Served: 8:30am
  • Serving Location: river-room and veranda

Special meal options

Vegetarian Vegan

Signature Dish

scrambled eggs benedict
each morning there is a different wonderful full-course breakfast served


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