Jun 13, 2022 - Real Estate

A $17.8 million private Georgia island compound

Massive house on the water from the air
Photo: Harlan Hambright

The most expensive property on the market in Georgia is a compound on its own private island in the coastal marsh.

What's happening: Little Hawkins Island is for sale at a cool $17.8 million. It sits within the exclusive Hawkins Island development off of St. Simon's Island.

The big picture: Randy Burgess, the property's listing agent and a partner with Burnett Partners, tells Axios there aren't any other private island compounds for sale in the region.

  • Plus, you literally can't duplicate the property because of permitting restrictions on marsh hammocks.
  • "You can't just say, 'Well, there's five of these and if I don't buy that one, I'll buy another one.' There aren't any others like it," he said.
Photo: Harlan Hambright

Details: It's a nearly four-acre gated compound within the gated Hawkins Island community, originally developed by the Sea Island Company.

  • 11,000 square feet of residential space across four buildings
  • Two guest cottages
  • A 2,000 square-foot clubhouse
  • A hot tub, pool, and boat dock with deep water access
  • The home's interior designer also did the Sea Island Cloister hotel.
  • A 1,000-foot-long private bridge that's built to Department of Transportation standards, according to Burgess
Photo: Harlan Hambright

Here's the full listing.

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