Saint Simons Island, GA Real Estate News

By Michael Roberts
(Real Estate Professionals of Glynn)
Springtime in the Golden Isles means moderate temperatures ranging from the night time 50's to the upper 70's daytime.  This range is accompanied by clear day time skies with the occasional late afternoon/evening thunder boomer and late afternoon on shore breezes.The landscape takes on an ever growing and glowing green tint with blossoms from thousands of azaleas, wild plum trees and Dogwoods breaking through the winter grays to provide springtime color from the beaches throughout the mainland and marshland areas.  Of coarse there are a few negatives such as the influx of visitors from colder environs as well as the bursting of pollen and spores from the rag weed and oak and pine forests.  But that is transitional and readily remedied by those intermittent afternoon showers: Regardless ...
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By Michael Roberts
(Real Estate Professionals of Glynn)
We've passed the Northern end of the Sea Islands and towns in the area referred to as "The Golden Isles".  Now we are in the midsection of the area and like many midsections it to is beginning to bulge with new growth.  But in this instance the growth is good and healthy.  The areas I'll be speaking of are in this report are all in Glynn County.  Glynn County is the fastest growing county in Georgia with a current population of approximately 75,000, economic base in the service, forest agricultural industries and fishing. Home to a state of the art Regional Medical Center, a Community College as well as a convenient and diverse transportation system inclusive of Highways, Rail, Shipping and a commercial Jet port as well as several smaller airports Glynn County sits approximately half wa...
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By Michael Roberts
(Real Estate Professionals of Glynn)
In the first article I tried to provide you with a general overview of what composed the Golden Isles.  In this installement I'll take a little closer look at some of the specific components that comprise "The Golden Isles".  I'll begin with the Northern extreme of the chain and move down through its conclusion at the Georgia Flordia Boundaries.  So let us begin with McIntosh County. Located in McIntosh County Georgia's coastal waters Patterson Island and Sapelo Island offer a truly unique view of some of the most pristine coastal land on the East Coast.  Patterson Island is a PRIVATE island containing a private lodge with housing for approximately 10 -12 plus separate caretaker/domestic help quarters.  The lodge itself features an enclosed pool, massive ballast stone fireplace, satelli...
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By Michael Roberts
(Real Estate Professionals of Glynn)
For those who are unfamiliar with what exactly composes the "Golden Isles" it is composed of Georgia barrier islands from about Patterson Island down through Cumberland Island just off the coast of Camden County Georgia.  In between you have such well known islands as Sapelo, Hird, Black, Saint Simons, Sea and Jekyll Islands composing the most easily recognized.  All of these islands with the exception of Saint Simons, Sea Island Hird Island and Jekyll are accessible by sea only.  Of these Hird is accessible by Air and Sea with no land bridge or causeway.  In terms of population Sapelo and Cumberland are populated by families who have held the properties for generations, limited over night accommodations or Federal or State of Georgia oceanic study facilities.Black Island is one of the ...
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