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Lighthouse Fans Enjoy Saint Simons Real Estate

There’s just something about a lighthouse that draws people in.  Maybe it’s because it rises majestically above the beaches and bluffs in a splash of color.  Or maybe people are fascinated by the true purpose of a lighthouse; that it provides hope in the form of a beacon on a dark stormy night.  Whatever the reason, many people are enthralled with lighthouses.  

Saint Simons Real Estate Owners Enjoy an Oceanfront Community

Photo courtesy of n-georgia.com
Photo courtesy of n-georgia.com

People research different lighthouses, decorate their houses with them, and plan their vacation destinations around them.  If you’re a lighthouse buff, Saint Simons real estate provides a place where you can enjoy the object of your affection up close and personal.

One of only 5 remaining lighthouses along the Georgia coast, the St. Simons lighthouse remains accessible to the public.  The structure is 104 feet tall and recently underwent a renovation.  The lighthouse started guiding ships in 1811.  

There is a museum at the same location that will tell more of the history of the lighthouse along with tales of what life was like for a lighthouse keeper and his family.  The lighthouse became fully automated in 1954, and still shines out into the sea every night.

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When you’ve had your fill of the lighthouse there are plenty of other things to do while enjoying your vacation home.  Take a ride on one of the bike trails, relax on a beach, or visit one of the parks on the island.  The island offers a wide variety of shopping options, and many restaurants to try as well.  

If lighthouses hold a special place in your heart, Saint  Simons real estate may be ideal for a lifestyle that embraces history and oceanfront activities.  Whether you’re looking for someplace to rent or buy, contact DeLoach Sotheby’s International Realty today.  

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