In the Golden Isles, you’ll find St. Simons Island real estate for saleÂ on, and near the Frederica River. Understandably, many of the properties offer buyers fantastic views of the 11-mile long tidal river as well as highly sought after amenities like salt water pools, covered parking, hot tubs, easy access to fitness trails and grilling pavilions. Of course thereâ€™s also the draw of the Atlantic Ocean and St. Simons Sound.
The Frederica River is very popular with boaters, anglers and folks that love to catch their own shellfish (e.g. oysters). For the most part, the curvaceous waterway is 450-feet across and up to 30 feet deep in spots, which is large enough to accommodate a variety of vessels. However, boaters should note that the river has its low spots too. They tend to be in the 7-foot range during low tide. Speaking of which, Frederica River tidal information is available in real time through NOAA Station 8676743.
It is also worth mentioning that the river connects to the Atlantic Ocean as well as Buttermilk and St. Simons Sound. So there are plenty of spots for both fresh and salt water angling. Around mile marker 675, there is a marina that is open to the general public.
The offer St. Simons Island real estate owners that live near the Frederica River a place to store their boats year round. There are wet and dry slips to choose from as well as staff on hand to take care of boat detailing. Oh and by the way, they also offer boat painting.
One of the other nice things about living on, or near the Frederica River is its proximity to Fort Frederica, which is normally open all week long. It is visible from the water and on land. Many St. Simons Island real estate owners love to take pictures of it and participate in the National Park Serviceâ€™s yearly events.
To find out more about St. Simons Island real estate for sale that offers easy access to the river, please contactÂ our St Simons real estate agents today and ask about the Villas at Frederica. /blockquote>