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    The Importance of Porches

    If you are looking for real estate on Hilton Head Island, Bluffton or anywhere in the Low
    Country, you must consider the importance of a good porch.


    Now, I am not talking about your run-of-the-mill, 4 foot wide piece of cement that extends from
    your front door. The one you throw a few plants on and then forget to water them. When you
    live in the Low Country, you need yourself a decent porch. Why, because you will be spending
    a lot of time out there.

    An ideal porch is a wrap around, screened in with some mighty fine mesh to keep out the
    “no-see-ums”, and at least a couple of heavy duty ceiling fans to keep the air circulating during
    those hot summer months.


    I mean, where else are you going to keep your wooden rockers, cozy island style outdoor
    furniture and cribbage board?

    A porch in the south is like the kitchen table in other regions of the country. It is where you
    welcome guests, share a sweet tea, cover the days events and share some secrets. In the
    welcome coolness of October and November, you might spend a whole Saturday afternoon out
    there, just people watching and daydreaming.


    So if you can swing it, try to find a home on Hilton Head or Bluffton with a porch. And put a
    swing on it. You will fit right in.

    Still wondering what the heck no-see-ums are, aren’t you?

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