Georgia Private Island
Georgia Private Island
Centrally located on Georgia’s Coast among the Golden Isles & St Simon Island, Little Hawkins Island is a member of the Sea Island family of private gated communities.
The island is more than 3 Acres & is surrounded by beautiful marsh and deep water. Little Hawkins Island is only accessible via its own private gated bridge from Hawkins Island.
The design goal was to produce a corporate or family retreat that could best utilize the uniqueness and seclusion as the only private residence, deep-water hammock directly assessable via concrete bridge in the Southeastern United States.
The concept of a “village” was used to promote movement among 4 independent buildings for residents and guests alike to enjoy the year round natural beauty and climate of the Golden Isles. There are 11,000 square feet spread over four buildings: The Residence is 6,000 square feet on the river with an open floor plan; two 1,500 square feet guest cottages each having two suites.
The Residence is sold furnished with two 1,500 sqft Guest Cottages each having two suites. The Club, with 2,000 square feet, has a workout facility, club room with bar, fireplace, pool table, and locker rooms. Also includes 5000 sqft of garage space & 700+ feet of deep water with a 650+ foot concrete seawall with boat dock & lift to accommodate a boat up to 40 feet and 20,000 pounds.
The Little Hawkins Island private gate uses voice and video communication to control access with the touch of a button.
Little Hawkins Island is uniquely situated at the center of all the local attractions; mere minutes from downtown St. Simons, restaurants, shopping, theaters, beach, and the world renowned Sea Island amenities – Cloister Hotel, Spa, Beach Club and Golf Lodge.
St. Simons and Sea Island travelers are serviced by the McKinnon/St. Simons Airport; a general aviation facility with the most up-to-date services in an atmosphere of an island getaway.
Little Hawkins Island is close proximity to all of life’s desires, yet the privacy and exclusivity as a double gated island; lend an unparalleled uniqueness.
Visit Sea Island web site for more info on local attractions.
The finest woods were selected to ensure superior quality. Cypress, Oak, Pine, Cherry, Douglas Fir, Alder, Poplar, and Mahogany were used for interior trim, exterior trim, cabinetry, reflected ceilings, structural ceilings, and architectural millwork and moldings.
Each of the five fireplaces are a pre-engineered masonry system utilizing volcanic pumice and calcium aluminates cements to form refractory components that reflect heat and are designed to insure proper draw.
Lantern Masters collaborated with the developer, architect, and interior designer leading to designs inspired from many different periods of architectural history, replicating historical fixtures from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. There are an additional 40 lamps and over 200 ceiling lights to complement the Lantern Masters work!
Marvin StormPlus® windows and doors were selected for the exterior of the Little Hawkins Island buildings. With a reputation for the industries most beautiful, durable and sophisticated windows and doors, Marvin takes quality to the next level with products engineered to stand up to the toughest weather conditions.
The Little Hawkins Island project was designed to be green. A geothermal system with over 30 wells, each reaching into an abundant aquifer, is used to help provide the energy required to heat, cool, and control humidity for all four buildings.
The property has an electric power back-up system which will automatically switch to a 45 kilowatt natural gas generator in the event the grid goes down.
The water system filters city water and uses computer monitoring to automatically shut off when sensing a problem.
All landscape water is provided by an on site well and pump system.
Little Hawkins Island was designed and built to meet or exceed all hurricane specifications. The foundations of the buildings, seawall and pool are stabilized by over 300 helical steel piers with a combined length over two miles.
All four buildings are steel reinforced concrete block structures. The property used over 2500 yards of steel reinforced concrete and is certainly one of the most structurally sound residences ever built on the eastern seaboard.
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