Pinecrest is located in Bluffton with two entrances; one off of Buckwalter Parkway and the other off of Bluffton Parkway. It is convenient to the Bluffton School Campus as well as to a Beaufort County Regional Park and the Boys and Girls Club.
There are 493 homes/homesites in Pinecrest. It was originally built by Centex Homes in 2004 and there is a mix of models of single family homes. There are no attached homes in Pinecrest. There is a golf course, owned by Brown Golf Club but membership is not required. Pinecrest has a small fitness center, a very nice pool with some lane swimming available, playground, and a picnic pavilion. There are sidewalks throughout the community.