Saint Simons Island, GA Real Estate News

By Anne Peck, real estate agent in lovely coastal Georgia
(Hodnett Cooper)
My husband and I always swore that there were two things we'd never buy: a boat, and a restaurant. We live near the water now, so you might think we've been tempted to break our vow... and you'd be right! But we didn't buy a boat, we bought Locos, a (small) franchise bar and grill. It's been a lot of work, mostly for my husband, but there are some fun moments, too. We host a live band every Sunday night, so we are always looking for new talent. Last night after dinner we went to three local bars to hear new (to us) music; it's been a long time since I've been barhopping, but it was so much fun. We visited a small pub in the village, a beachy pizza joint (where the band was playing outside), and the bar in a large resort on the beach. We heard some great music and made some new friends.....
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
Jekyll Island is a barrier island off the coast of Georgia and is known as one of the Golden Isles of Georgia. The road leading to the Jekyll Island Club and historic district is lined with beautiful live oak trees. The Jekyll Island Club Hotel was originally a hunting retreat built in 1888 for families such as the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, J.P. Morgan and the Astors. Later abandoned, the Jekyll Island Club was restored to in 1986. Jekyll Island's 240 acres of waterfront Historic Landmark District is ongoing with the restoration of the builidings on the grounds. The watefront views in front of the Jekyll Island Club allow views across the river and marsh all the way to the mainland.   Views of the historic Marshes of Glynn and the new Sidney Lanier Bridge are visible from the Historic...
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
What is My Home on Saint Smons Island, Georgia Worth? Receive a custom evaluation for your home on Saint Simons Island, Georgia, including comparisons to other homes that have recently sold or are on the market. This guarantees you receive the most accurate information available. To find out what your home is worth, go to the following link and send you information in with a request for a Comparable Market Analysis on your home on Saint Simons Island, Georgia.    Contact Chapman Realty for your custom evaluation.   (Even if you are in distress and your home is worth less than you owe, ask about how the short sale process works.  This post is not intended to solicit any other broker's listings).       
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
  Newcomers, Welcome to Saint Simons Island and the Golden Isles of Georgia. Compiled by Chapman Realty for your convenience are numbers you will need to make your move. NEWCOMER INFORMATION for SAINT SIMONS ISLAND, GEORGIA 31522   GARBAGE COLLECTION Glynn County   912-554-7111 City of Brunswick   912-267-5511 ELECTRICITY Georgia Power 800 Gloucester St. 1-888-660-5890 Georgia Power 100 Hamilton Road, SSI 1-888-660-5890 REA-Okefenoke HWY 82 E, Nahunta 31553 912-462-5131 GAS PROVIDERS Georgia Natural Gas   1-877-850-6200 SCANA Energy   1-877-467-2262 Additional Companies   1-877-427-2464 PROPANE Kash Gas   912-264-3027 Ferrellgas   912-265-4015 Amerigas   912-265-8440 CABLE/SATELLITE TELEVISION Comcast 1967 Glynn Avenue Brunswick, GA 31520 888-554-2312 Direct TV   800-916-8158 Dish Netwo...
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
    Sapelo Island Coastal Georgia by Jet Ski Bird Island Coastal Georgia by Jet Ski 225 holes of Golf in Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia Summer Waves - 11 Acre Water Park on Jekyll Island in Coastal Georgia The Horton House A History Lesson on Jekyll Island Georgia CNN Visits Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island in Southeast Georgia Off Road Biking Paths added to Blythe Island Regional Park in Southeast Georgia Jekyll Island 240 Acre Historic District in Southeast Georgia Cumberland Island Georgia Part I in Southeast Georgia
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
  Don’t Miss Second Sunday at Gascoigne Park on Saint Simons Island, Georgia       Enjoy Free Food, Music, raffles and so much more.       And always for a great cause as all Proceeds go to local charities.       Date: Sunday August 12, 2012       Time: 1-7 PM       This month's charity is Coastal Care Net.                             
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
Fort Frederica on Saint Simons Island, Georgia offers a chance to peer into our colonial past, to visit a time and understand the vital role that Frederica played in the larger contest to see who - Great Britain or Spain - would control this part of the world," said Burpee. "It also provides a lens to look at those settlers who arrived here in 1736 who also went through some hard financial times." View the archaeological site of the fort and take part in the programs that help you take a look into our history and learn about what it was like to live here in the 1700's.  Events include tours guided by rangers, demonstration of historic weapons, audio and film exhibits and the award winning "Junior Ranger Program.        Fort Frederica, located on Saint Simons Island Georgia has a wealth ...
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
       Jazz in the Park with the Just Jazz Quintett Time:  Sun, August 28, 2011 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.   Location:   Simons Island Georgia Lighthouse Lawn   Description: Outdoor summer music concert series by Golden Isles Arts & Humanities. Bring your picnic, lawn chairs and blankets, favorite beverages and friends to enjoy the best block party on the island. Admission $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, children under 6 are admitted free  
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
Walkway over the dunes of Jekyll Island Georgia to its beautiful beaches.  The beautifull dunes on Jekyll Island Georgia O Outside cafe on Saint Simons Island, Georgia View from the Saint Simons Island Pier on Saint Simons Island, Georgia.    All photos courtesy of Sherry Walter Photography
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
106 Palm, Saint Simons Island, Georgia With views of the Sea Palms golf course and lagoon from almost every room and surrounded by beautiful landscaping and mature trees, this home is what living on Saint Simons Island, Georgia is all about. The over sized rooms, beautiful custom drapes, recent renovations including new heat pumps, plumbing fixtures and tastefully appointed interior, in ground heated pool and screened cover are just some of the features of this Saint Simons Island, Georgia home you must see for yourself. Located on over sized lot with beautiful landscaping and circular drive that lends toward privacy, there is too much to list but expect teak flooring, fireplace, over sized kitchen with 2 refrigerators and gas stove, wet bar, picture windows, wonderful storage and so mu...
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
The Wesley Memorial Garden is located in a beautiful setting of oaks that are common to Coastal Georgia and Saint Simons Island.   This monument is the center piece of this beautiful garden dedicated to the Reverends John Wesley and Charles Wesley for their ministry at Fort Frederica on Saint Simons Island, Georgia. 
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
Fort Frederica on Saint Simons Island, Georgia offers a chance to peer into our colonial past, to visit a time and understand the vital role that Frederica played in the larger contest to see who - Great Britain or Spain - would control this part of the world," said Burpee. "It also provides a lens to look at those settlers who arrived here in 1736 who also went through some hard financial times." View the archaeological site of the fort and take part in the programs that help you take a look into our history and learn about the what it was like to live here in the 1700's.  Events include tours guided by rangers, demonstration of historic weapons, audio and film exhibits and the award winning "Junior Ranger Program.      Fort Frederica, located on Saint Simons Island Georgia has a wealt...
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
Event:  Let's Go Shopping Location:  Shops at Sea island on Saint Simons Island Georgia Date:  Saturday, October 23 Time:  10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Shop at Joseph Jewelers, Cloister Collection, G.J. Ford Bookshop and Whippersnappers, will donate a portion of their sales to the humane society during this event.  Come and visit pets available for adoption. For more information and details, call 912-222-8225.
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
5K Run or 1 Mile Fun Run Event Saint Simons Island, Georgia Saturday, September 25 Start your day off with a 5K or 1 Mile Fun Run at the Saint Simons Island Casino (near the Saint Simons Island Lighthouse)  located at 530 Beachview on Saint Simons Island, Georgia.  The Fun Run begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K starts at 10 a.m.  Registration is $25 and benefits the Jason Foundation and is sponsored by Saint Simons by the Sea.  For more information and details, visit http://www.active.com.   
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
  Rick Warner's Benefit Barbecue will be held on Sunday, September 19 from 11:30 - 6 Location: Neptune Park on Saint Simons Island Barbecue dinner will be available from 11:30 to 3 pm Live Music (DeFunk), raffles, silent auction, bake sale Rick is an employee of the Glynn County Board of Education, married to Lisa Warner and has two children.  Rick was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer this year.   Please come out and support Rick and his family.  Bring a beach chair as seating is limited and call 912-506-2762 for more information and details.     
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
106 Palm, Saint Simons Island, Georgia With views of the Sea Palms golf course and lagoon from almost every room and surrounded by beautiful landscaping and mature trees, this home is what living on Saint Simons Island, Georgia is all about. The over sized rooms, beautiful custom drapes, recent renovations including new heat pumps, plumbing fixtures and tastefully appointed interior, in ground heated pool and screened cover are just some of the features of this Saint Simons Island, Georgia home you must see for yourself. Located on over sized lot with beautiful landscaping and circular drive that lends toward privacy, there is too much to list but expect teak flooring, fireplace, over sized kitchen with 2 refrigerators and gas stove, wet bar, picture windows, wonderful storage and so mu...
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
Event:  Music on the Saint Simons Island Lighthouse Lawn with the Not Brother's Band Time:  7 p.m. - 9 p.m Location:  Saint Simons Island Georgia Lighthouse Lawn between 12th and Beachview on Saint Simons Island, Georgia Sponsored by:  Coastal Georgia Historical Society Admission:  $10 Details:  Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and picnic dinners.  Call 912-638-4666 for more information and details.  
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
4th of July Events - Saint Simons Island, Georgia Date:  July 3 and 4 Event:  Annual Sunshine Festival Arts & Crafts Show Location: Postell Park at the Pier Village on St. Simons Island, Georgia  Time:  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. For details:  Call (912) 262-0628 or visit artdowntowngallery209.com   Views of The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort - a great place to stay for July 4 on Saint Simons Date:  July 4 Event:  Annual Saint Simons Georgia Island Fireworks Location: Postell Park at the Pier Village on St. Simons Island, Georgia  Time:  9 p.m. Tips:  Bring your lounge chairs, towels and plan to be their early for parking  
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By Conrad Unnerstall, Associate Broker, Homes Brunswick Georgia 912-280-0088
(Chapman Realty)
Imagine an Island............Cumberland Island, Georgia Art in Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia Just turned 75 and looking great......the historic King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on Saint Simons Island, Georgia The Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island, Georgia  Summer Waves - 11 acre water park on Jekyll Island, Georgia
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By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Ormond, New Smyrna, Daytona Be
(DR Horton )
Events Saint Simons Island, Georgia February 12 - 13   Date: Friday, February 12Event: Book signing by Author R. Jenkins-Oliver Time:  2 p.m. Location:  Saint Simons IslandPublic Library, 530 Beachview Drive, Saint Simons Island, Georgia Call: 912-638-8234   Saint Simons Island Lighthouse Date:  Saturday, February 13 Event:  5 K beach Run/Walk with proceeds going to Haitian earthquake victims and organ donation awareness Time: Registration:  12:30 p.m. - Run/Walk begins at 2 p.m. Location:  Old Coast Guard Station, East Beach,Saint Simons Island, Georgia Call:  912-269-9661    Logan, our guide to the Golden Isles outside of the Saint Simons Island Library Date:  Saturday, February 13 and February 20 Event:  Children 6 - 11 are invited to participate in the "Art with Heart" where they wi...
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