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Beaufort, SC Storage Units
Located right off of Hwy 21 at 10 Self Storage Road, our premier facility is situated just south of Seabrook, SC in Beaufort. Whether you’re seeking storage for your home, business, relocation, personal needs, military deployment or college move, our storage experts are available by phone 7 days a week to help with any questions you have.
Our customer service team can help you find storage no matter your needs. All of our storage locations have plenty of storage options, from mini storage units that are 5×5 to larger 10×30 storage units.
- Climate-Controlled Storage Units
- Drive Up Storage Units
- Indoor Storage Units
- Ground Floor Units
- Dollies and Carts Available
- Moving Truck Rentals
- RV, Auto, and Boat Storage
- Electronic Gate Access
- Drive-Up Access
- Well Lit Facility
- Fully Fenced Facility
- Video Surveillance
- Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
- Month-to-Month Leases
- Tenant Insurance Available
- No Deposit Required
Frequently Asked Storage Questions
Why Would I Need Self-Storage in Beaufort, SC?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Beaufort, SC.
- Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
- Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
- Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
- Looking for a long term storage solution for your company? Self-storage is a great cost effective solution.
How Do I Prepare My Recreational Vehicle for Storage?
While we recommend that you check your manufacturer’s instructions we put together some quick vehicle preparation guides. We want to make sure your vehicle runs as smooth as it did when you first put it into storage.
Do I Need to Call Ahead to Tour Storage Units?
While you do not need to call ahead, we recommend calling so we can better assist your unique storage situation when you arrive. Our team is eager to help!
Can I Rent in Person or on the Telephone?
In person, over the phone, or online! We want to make renting a storage unit as easy as possible.
Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?
You can purchase a brand new lock at any of our storage facilities. No one else will have a key except you so you can have peace of mind that your storage unit is secure.
Do you Have Handcarts or Dollies that I Can Use?
Many of our locations have handcarts or dollies. Call us to confirm availability.
How Long Can I Rent a Storage Unit?
As long as you like! We offer month to month leases with no long-term commitments to make the rental process as easy as possible.
What is the Difference Between Climate Controlled Units and Drive Up?
Climate controlled units are kept between 55 and 85 degrees depending on the time of year to protect your valuables against harsh temperatures. Many drive up units allow you to drive your car up to your storage unit for easy loading and unloading.
What are the Benefits of Climate Controlled Units?
Climate controlled units are great for protecting items of great monetary or sentimental value. Our units are kept above 55 degrees during the cooler months and below 85 degrees during warmer months.
Moving and storage go hand in hand. Whether you’re traveling across town or across the country, moving is an exciting and fresh start. While Storage Rentals of America is here to help you with all your storage needs, we also want to help you get familiar with the area. That’s why we put together this resource guide for Beaufort.
About Beaufort, South Carolina
Beaufort is a small town of about 12,000 people found on Port Royal Island in South Carolina. It sits on the water’s edge of a protected bay. A popular street in downtown Beaufort is Bay Street that runs along the water. It has nice views from the restaurants and the antebellum-style properties, with their southern charm, which line the waterfront.
Beaufort is the county seat of Beaufort County. The U.S. military has a significant presence in the Beaufort area. When the military came to the Beaufort during the 1940s and 1950s this doubled the population. There are a Navy hospital and Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort and a military base on nearby Parris Island.
What to do in Beaufort
Beaufort is considered a popular destination location for tourists. There are around 20 art galleries to enjoy. The Arts Council manages a 12,000 square-foot community center called ARTworks that has many art galleries and a theater. The center has working artists’ studios, a music store, workshops, classes, and after-school programs.
Both tourists and locals enjoy the Home Water Festival that is held for two weeks in mid-July and the Shrimp Festival that happens each year on the first weekend in October. In the middle of February, there is the Beaufort International Film Festival screening independent films.
The local restaurants sponsor an event called A Taste of Beaufort that is held on the first Saturday in the month of May. This event offers a downtown celebration with food, wine, and live bands on Main Street.
During fall, there is a Tour of Homes sponsored by the Historic Beaufort Foundation. Another home tour, offered during spring, is of the southern-style homes and plantations in the surrounding area. It is called St. Helena’s Spring Tour of Homes.
The performing arts center at the University of South Carolina Beaufort offers events produced by regional and nationally-touring theatrical companies.
Working in Beaufort
The downtown area of Beaufort is designed for tourism. In this part of the town, there are many jobs in hospitality services, restaurants, and bars. About two million tourists visit Beaufort each year. These jobs provide about 12% of local employment.
About 13% of those employed work in construction, 12% in retail, and 11% in public administration. Professionals represent 10% of those employed. Health care workers are around 9%. About 11% work in business administration and support services.
The military is a large federal employer for both those in military service and civilians who support the military operations.
There are over 300 acres in Beaufort that are designated as a National Historic Landmark. In the downtown historic district, there is the commercial area surrounded by the neighborhoods of the Bluff, the Old Commons, the Old Point, and the Northwest Quadrant.
Toward the northern side of Beaufort, there is the Beaufort National Cemetery with the neighborhoods of Higginsonville and Pigeon Point built around it. This area has two large city parks of the Basil Green Recreation Complex and the Pigeon Point Community Park. The top neighborhoods in Beaufort include:
- Drayton Street and Geiger Boulevard: Median Home Price is $354,866
- City Center: Median Home Price is $327,124
- Boundary Street and Ribaut Road: Median Home Price is $270,671
- Boundary Street and Broad River Boulevard: Median Home Price is $262,779
- Laurel Bay and Burton: Median Home Price is $177,279
- Laurel Bay Boulevard and Bobwhite Drive: Median Home Price is $161,987
- Seabrook and Grays Hill: Median Home Price is $118,390
Beaufort School District
Beaufort is in the Beaufort County School District. There are 16 public schools, three charter schools and six private schools in the area.
Public Schools, Charter Schools, & Private Schools: There are eight elementary schools, four middle schools, and four high schools. The charter schools are Riverview Charter School, Lowcountry Montessori, and Bridges Preparatory School. The private schools are Agape Christian Academy, Beaufort Academy, Beaufort Christian School, St. Peter’s Catholic School, and Trinity Classical Academy.
Colleges and Universities: The University of South Carolina has its campus in north Beaufort. The main campus of the Technical College of the Lowcountry is in Beaufort. Clemson University has an extension campus in Beaufort.
Moving to Beaufort Resource Guide
If you are relocating to Beaufort here is the information you need to get started in your new place.
- Driver’s License and Auto Registration: Register vehicles and get a driver’s license or an identification card by contacting the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles.
- Gas and Electricity: Provided by Dominion Energy (previously South Carolina Energy & Gas). The fastest way to sign up for new services is to make an application online.
- Water and Sewer: Services are provided by the Beaufort-Jasper Water Sewer Authority. New services can be requested online.
- Trash and Recycling Services: Provided by WastePro. New services can be requested online.
- Telephone: Service in the Beaufort area can be compared at Wirefly.
- Television/Internet: Television and Internet connection choices can be compared at Cable TV.
- Beaufort Municipal and County Government: The municipal government of the City of Beaufort has offices at 1911 Boundary Street, telephone: 843-525-7070. City parks are maintained by the City of Beaufort Parks Department. Beaufort County Parks and Recreation supports intramural team athletics for baseball, basketball, cheerleaders, football, soccer, and softball. There are recreational facilities with sports fields, tennis courts, and playground spaces for children.
The median household income in Beaufort, South Carolina is around $35,000 per year, which is about the same as other cities in South Carolina. The cost of living in Beaufort is 9% higher than the rest of South Carolina and 5% higher than the national average. The median home price is $200,500, which is 40% higher than the rest of South Carolina. About 55% of homes are owner-occupied.
There are many young professionals and families who live in Beaufort. The median age of residents is around 33 years old. For those who cannot afford to buy a home, the median rental price is only $839, which is just 3% higher than the rest of South Carolina.