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Explore Sections of Saint Simons’ Historic Real Estate for Free in February 2017

There are more than a handful of iconic structures dotting Saint Simons real estate. However, perhaps none has inspired more romantic thoughts than the Saint Simons Lighthouse. It stands like a beautiful, old sentry over part of the island and come February 5th, people will be able to visit the top for free. The waived admission fee is part of a broader event known as Super Museum … [Read more...]

St Simons Real Estate and its Historic Surroundings

You will want to be sure to visit St. Simons Island if you ever find yourself in coastal Georgia. St. Simons real estate is in great demand thanks to its scenic and historic location. While the island is most well known for its natural beauty, it boasts a number of historic attractions as well. We have put together a list of three of the most interesting for you to visit when you need a break … [Read more...]

Storytellers Flock to Rent Saint Simons Real Estate Before Annual Festival

Many a scene has taken place on Saint Simons real estate and they haven’t all been based in fact. Some are fanciful yarns spun from the brain waves of the world’s best storytellers. Such will be the case again come February 2017 when the island plays host to the Golden Isles’ most-loved Storytelling Festival. Billed as an annual event, it’s scheduled to run from the 18th through the … [Read more...]

Abundant St. Simons Real Estate: No Reason to Stop Dreaming

Thanks to HGTV, the world has been talking about St. Simons real estate. Noted for its beautiful homes, the network hopes to give one away next year. Of course more than one person will try to win the home. So what happens to those that enter the giveaway but ultimately lose? We’re hoping that they’ll take the time to get familiar with the barrier islands other gorgeous properties. At … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate: Great Alternatives to Living Right on the Beach

There are times when it’s not possible to find a home right on the beach but that doesn’t mean one should give up on St. Simons real estate. There are many homes for sale or rent within minutes of the island’s best beach spots. One popular area to settle is around Massengale Park. Open year-round, the park is close to residential homes as well as small businesses. You’ll find it located … [Read more...]

Antique Show Helps Residents Furnish Their Slice of Saint Simons Real Estate

Saint Simons real estate is more than just sand and seagulls. It’s packed with history, right down to the wrought-iron clad balconies and tabby walls. Over the centuries, many talented men and women left their architectural fingerprints on the island, including James Gould and Charles Cluskey. The same may be said for those that fashioned the homes’ interior furnishings and décor. What … [Read more...]

Sensational Star Gazing While Viewing St. Simons Real Estate

Did you recently catch a glimpse of Donald Sutherland or another Hollywood A-Lister strolling across St. Simons real estate? Maybe at the time, you thought the old eyes were acting up. But we can tell you, chances are they were not. Just before the start of Labor Day Weekend 2016, the 81-year-old Canadian was here on business along with several other Tinsel Town favorites. He and his cohorts … [Read more...]

Day Trips from St. Simons Island — Part Two

Continuing with suggestions for day trips close to St. Simons Island, here are some more ideas. Old Town in Brunswick The historic Old Town is a National Register District with interesting specialty shops, antique shops, and art galleries. Majestic homes are unique with their elegant turn-of-the-century styles. Fleets of shrimp boats seen from the Mary Ross Waterfront Park are important … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate Puts Pickleball Faithful Close to the Best Courts

St. Simons real estate is attractive to sporty people of all types. It’s within an easy drive of Coastal Georgia’s best fishing tournaments, sporting clays, golf courses, tennis courts, Olympic-size pools and bicycle trails. Plus, it is a great place to enjoy sports that aren’t necessarily in everyone’s wheelhouse. Which sports are those? For starters, how about playing … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate & Fort Frederica History

It was 1742, British forces collided with Spanish conquistadores to determine the fate of Georgia on St. Simons Island. The battle at Fort Frederica guaranteed Georgia’s future as a colony of Britain. The remains of the fort are still available for public viewing. We can all experience St. Simons Island from the very beginning. James Oglethorpe built the fort beginning in 1736. It was … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate: Riches Await Summer Visitors

For many people who comb St. Simons real estate for treasures, it’s a thrill to find sand dollars. As such, the organisms are one of the most sought after beach combing finds around. Unfortunately in their excitement, many visitors forget to check and see if the marine creatures are alive or dead before placing them into their beach bags or pails. Having lived in the Golden Isles for many … [Read more...]

Thirsty for St. Simons Real Estate History and Cold Brews?

The next time you’re viewing St. Simons real estate; don’t forget to take in a bit of history along the way. There are scores of important sites open to the public, including Fort Frederica. We’ve mentioned its history before, in previous blog posts. But that was before the site’s caretakers released information about guided tours. Scheduled throughout the spring and summer, they’re … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate: Butler Mews Richness of Beach Life

Did you know that Saint Simons real estatewith oceanfront views is available for sale near the famed fishing pier? One of the properties is on Georgia Street, which is part of an area known as Butler Mews. What’s Butler Mews got to offer ocean lovers beside panoramic views? How about a little history? The area was once the stomping grounds of several famous people, including an Astor Cup … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate: More Than What Visitors See on Trolley Tours

Each year, thousands of visitors step on board trolleys to admire St. Simons real estate from afar. And as long-time agents, we can certainly see why. There are many beautiful buildings on the island and local trolley tour providers frequently include them in their offerings. There’s just one problem with the trips. They don’t give visitors a chance to walk inside St. Simons real estate … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate is Green: Want to Live Green in the New Year?

Usually New Year's resolutions involve assuaging the guilt of overindulging during the holidays by dieting, spending less money and spending more time with the family. Many families devote the New Year to searching for a green home in an effort to live a greener life. Lots of folks don't know where to start. While you're searching for green Saint Simons real estate, might we suggest a few … [Read more...]

Need a Getaway When Old Man Winter Visits? St Simons Real Estate Awaits You!

Colder weather can be seriously detrimental to the health of young folks, seniors and anyone else when cold weather exacerbates illnesses or physical conditions. People who seek out warmer climes during cold weather are called snow birds, but that’s not what it’s all about. Seeking warmer climes is all about remaining independent, about not allowing the illnesses to render their sufferers … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate Makes Florida-Georgia Wildlife Headlines

In September 2015, news agencies in both Florida and Georgia were talking about a certain section of St. Simons real estate, the beach. It seems that an alligator was purportedly seen swimming in coastal waters. At the time, many people were both surprised and concerned to see the reptile. Rest assured, it isn’t something that we see on St. Simons Island every day and here’s why: Biologists … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate Slated Upcoming Country Music Concert

Oftentimes, it’s the sound of Gullah or orchestra music that fills the island air this time of year. However this November 2015, St. Simons real estate owners will undoubtedly hear the melodious sounds of country music too. Why? One of country music’s finest women will be taking the airport’s stage in the name of charity. The woman is none other than Martina McBride. The 49-year-old, … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate: Perfect for Palm Trees Lovers

Many people from out of the area who purchase Saint Simons real estate wonder if they can plant palm trees on their respective properties. In fact, they can as long as they choose palms capable of living in U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Zone 9a (20F to 25F). In general, palms that fall into the zone must be classified as cold hardy. Surprisingly, there are a number of palms that fall … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate Agents’ Tips for Visiting Fort Frederica

St. Simons real estate owners have their pick of things to do but visiting Fort Frederica in the fall tends to be a favorite. It’s a superlative time to stroll the grounds, learn about the site and take pictures. We’d suggest visiting in the morning, around 8:30 a.m., when the light is excellent and the air is cool. And visitors should make it a point to eat breakfast first because … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate: Where Will You Spend Early Autumn 2015?

We know that August 2015 has just arrived but before long, we’ll all be turning our thoughts towards fall. Fall is actually a wonderful time to rent or buy Saint Simons real estate. The humidity typically starts to wane in September but it’s still warm enough to hit the beach or backyard pool. There is also plenty of sunshine, upcoming festivals and events to enjoy alone or with … [Read more...]

Three Outdoor Activities for the Kids to Enjoy on St. Simons Real Estate

Are you itching to unplug from all of those portable devices and enjoy a bit of face time with the family? If so, tell them to pack up their best summer outfits and get ready to explore the untamed side of St. Simons real estate. Here are three outdoor activities to consider suggesting to the kids when you get here: 1.) Hunt for Dragonflies in the Afternoon The warm sun and abundance of … [Read more...]

St. Simons Island Real Estate: Celebrate Independence Day Island Style!

St. Simons Island real estate is the place to be the weekend of July 4th, 2015. There are a number of celebratory events scheduled to take place with one of the first kicking off on the 3rd. It’s the Annual Sunshine Arts & Crafts Show at Pier Village, which is set to last an entire three days. A grand fireworks show, Little Light Music Oceanfront Concert, 5K Run and Movies at the Casino … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate: Vacation Rentals for Sports Fans

Have you been thinking about booking vacation rentals for the summer that offer easy access to the best southern sports and recreation? Well, choosing Saint Simons real estate that is located within a mile of the beach or has its own pool is a good place to start. Oftentimes, nightly rates for these conveniently located rentals are less than $300 and include a boatload of amenities. Some homes … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate & Outdoor Blues Concert

Saint Simons real estate owners with a love for Victor Wainwright and the Wildroots are in for a real treat. The musical group is headed to the island in early June, just in time to participate in the Little Light Music Concert Series. As it stands now, the open air concert will be taking place on the St. Simons Lighthouse’s lawn the evening of Sunday, the 14th. Tickets are a mere $12 and … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate: Public, Private & Online Schools

In a previous post, we talked about homeschooling options available to Saint Simons real estate owners. Today, we wanted to shift gears and look at the island’s public, private and online school options. Let’s start with a quick overview of the Glynn County District and go on from there. There are 10 different elementary, four middle and two high schools located in the district as well as … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate is a Perfect Investment for Homeschooling Families

St. Simons real estate comes with many benefits, including the freedom to homeschool one’s children. There are also excellent schools available in Glynn County for children that are ready to transfer from a home school environment to a public, private or online one. However, in today’s post we wanted to primarily focus on the area’s homeschooling option. The Georgia Department of … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate: Where German and Irish Immigrants Once Settled

Have you ever been to Lawrence Road, Village Drive and Frederica Road? It’s there where you’ll find St. Simons real estate that was once a historic, German settlement and the plantation home of Irishman Alexander Campbell Wylly. The Germans arrived first, in the early 1700s, and the Irishman’s family took possession of the land in the early 1800s. Here’s a quick look at their … [Read more...]

St. Simons Real Estate: A Look at the History of Black Banks

Black Banks is one of the beautiful sub-divisions that you’ll find when reviewing St. Simons real estate listing. It features remarkable houses with expansive acreage and views of the Black Banks River as well as the surrounding marshlands. The area is so visually stunning, that over the years it’s been featured in books like Blake Perdue’s Sea Island at Night and Polly McLeod Mattox’s … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate: Walk the Historic Couper Family’s Footsteps

If you are looking for something to do in December, why not fully immerse yourself and the family in a bit of Saint Simons real estate history? There are several events scheduled on Saint Simons and Sea Island throughout the month, including history and home tours. The history tours are kicking off on Tuesday the 2nd at the A. W Jones Heritage Center, which is tucked away on Beachview Drive. … [Read more...]