Sea Island, Georgia
CottagesSo you’ve been to Sea Island, Georgia and you didn’t want to leave. You’re not alone. Enchanted visitors have long been building “cottages” so they could spend more time on the Island or make it their permanent home. Island Cottages have been around for over 90 years. After opening The Cloister Hotel in 1928, its owner Howard Coffin accelerated development of a nearby “cottage colony” by providing needed infrastructure, and encouraging his guests to build single-family homes. One of the colony’s early homeowners was Eugene O’Neill, who wrote his only comedy, Ah, Wilderness!, while on Sea Island.A Sea Island cottage is more than a cottage Although your single-family home on Sea Island may be called a cottage, here the word takes on a whole new meaning. Sea Island cottages are grand, spacious architectural wonders in a breathtaking resort location. You’ll live in a nature-lover’s dream world with access to the luxurious amenities of a five-star vacation retreat and a lifetime’s worth of things to do. There’s also the mild weather and five miles of unspoiled, private beach.You can’t go wrong with the location Most Sea Island cottages are in the long, narrow center of the island…which means all have easy access to the beach on the east, and marsh to the west. Some are new construction. A select few date back to the Roaring 1920’s, and come with a rich history. On the north end of the island, you will find an eclectic assortment of marshview and riverview single-family cottages along the length of Oglethorpe Drive. East of Oglethorpe, the private, gated community of Ocean Forest also includes single family homes adjacent to the only golf course on Sea Island.Need a hand? Helping clients find just the right Sea Island real estate brings joy to our hearts. And we won’t stop until there’s joy in your heart. So please call me at 912.270.5730 or email [email protected]Condos on Sea Island, Georgia are unlike condos anywhere else. For starters, you won’t find any high rises. Even better, you won’t find any ordinary apartments. You will find luxurious residences everywhere you look. You’ll also find that the scope and quality of included amenities are unwaveringly first class. People buy Sea Island condos and townhomes for several reasons. First among those is…they just love it here. Since the Island has been under private ownership for many decades, there has been no unplanned development. So the natural island ambiance and atmosphere has not changed, nor has the commitment to excellence. There are several Sea Island condominium communities, each with its own unique characteristics. Some are on the beach with wide-angle views of the Atlantic. Others are marshfront on the Black Banks River with dramatic views of the ever-changing marsh on the other side. All come with application rights to the prestigious Sea Island Club and its endless array of activities and amenities. You’ll find condos and townhomes here in a wide range of sizes, from one and two bedroom residential suites to lavish residences of more than 5,000 square feet. For those who don’t need year-round access, one of the condo communities offers quarter-share ownership. As one of the world’s premier vacation and corporate meeting destinations, Sea Island attracts a steady flow of visitors. So condo owners who choose to participate in the rental pool can enjoy an ongoing return on their investment. Trust us, looking at Sea Island real estate is fun. And we’ll do everything we can to add to the fun. So please give me a call at 912.270.5730 or email [email protected]You can find Sea Island Condos for sale in these neighborhoods:
- Beach Club Garden Residences
- Beach Club Ocean Residences
- Beach Club Suites
- Black Banks River Residences
- Cloister Cottages
- Ocean Club Residences
- River Club
- The Cloister Residences
Ocean Forest on Sea IslandA private, gated community at the northern end of Sea Island, Georgia, Ocean Forest is a medley of four neighborhoods each with a unique set of attractions surrounding a renowned seaside golf course. Properties in this natural wonderland come with an array of captivating views, sea breezes and easy access to golf, water sports, private ocean beach and all the amenities of Sea Island Resort. Ocean Forest real estate options include single family homes, townhomes and patio homes with oceanfront, waterfront, golf and forest views. The Rees Jones-designed Ocean Forest golf course was completed in 1995. For the first round, architect Rees Jones joined Davis Love III, Bill Jones III, and President George H. W. Bush, who was there with First Lady Barbara Bush celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Soon after its opening, Ocean Forest was selected to host the 2001 Walker Cup. Today it hosts the annual Jones Cup Invitational, honoring amateur golfers worldwide. Ocean Forest club members also enjoy a variety of dining options at the Clubhouse and event space overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.Ocean Forest Sea Island Home Neighborhoods Each Ocean Forest real estate community offers a unique set of housing delights, befitting its location.
- Ocean Cottages– In these spacious townhomes on the beach, you’ll feel a kinship with the sea creatures who will stop by and play in the surf or offshore. Walks along the beach will become the highlight of your day.
- Dune Cottages– Custom-designed, single family homes and home sites in a woodsy location with views of well-manicured fairways and lagoons frequented by golfers and shore birds.
- River Cottages– Overlooking the Hampton River on Sea Island’s north shore, these townhomes are a boat owner’s dream, with views of the river, ocean and Little St. Simons Island. All include access to a community dock and covered pavilion. Several also include private docks.
- Forest Cottages– Located in the woodlands on the western side of Ocean Forest, adjacent to fairways 7 and 8, these patio homes are one with nature.
Land and Lots on Sea IslandBack in the day, if you pleased the king you could get a land grant…like James MacKay, the first English owner of Sea Island who fought in the battle of Bloody Marsh. Sadly those days are gone. You’re not getting a land grant. But you can buy a buildable lot. And you’ll be getting a piece of Sea Island. Think about that. While there is certainly no surplus of buildable Sea Island land available, you can still find a variety of home sites—particularly on the north end of Sea Island. Some are wooded, some are cleared. Along Oglethorpe Drive, you can find both inland properties and lots with river access. Within the exclusive, gated Ocean Forest Golf Community at Sea Island, lots are available in the Dunes Cottages subdivision where owners can design and build their own custom home from the ground up. Buyers of land on Sea Island are eligible for membership in the Sea Island Club which offers access to everything Sea Island has to offer along with championship golf at the Resort-owned courses on St. Simons Island. Ocean Forest club members can also play the Rees Jones-designed ocean-side golf course and enjoy a variety of dining options at the Clubhouse. When it comes to Sea Island real estate, there’s so much to see and talk about. And we would love to be your personal guide. We know the Island. We know its history. We know its long list of attractions. So if you would like to acquire a Sea Island property, please call me at 912.270.5730 or email PhoebeHoaster(at)gmail(dotted)com
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