As the most seaward of the Sea Islands, Fripp Island SC is the perfect natural setting for prime oceanfront living within the geographical bounds of Beaufort, South Carolina. Fripp Island comfortably takes its place alongside the other two most beautiful oceanfront locations in this region: Beaufort SC and Hilton Head Island.
Within a 10 minute drive of Fripp Island, these three locations offer exquisitely unspoiled beaches cooled by Atlantic Ocean breezes:
A private 1400 acre barrier island, Harbor Island is located just 14 miles east of the City of Beaufort, South Carolina. This beach superbly blends the freedom of an untamed seaside with state-of-the-art facilities to relax and play.
Hunting Island State Park and Beach
The perfect getaway, even for a day trip! Five miles of beach as well as a saltwater lagoon and ocean inlet bordering thousands of acres of marshes, tidal creeks and maritime forest, this is the South Carolina state park which is consistently voted the best in the region
Magnificent 3 and ½ miles of Atlantic Ocean beachfront which Nature provides for the residents of Fripp Island as their own personal playground. Fripp Beach encourages locals and visitors alike to languish in the sun and play in the surf, whether you are part of a boisterous family needing to get rid of stored-up energy or simply seeking solitude and rest – there is plenty of room for everyone along this magnificent coastline.
All these beaches are within easy reach of the heart of this Oceanside community: Fripp Isand SC. This is a private gated barrier island renowned for resort amenities and natural conservation – in equal measure. With two championship golf courses, five swimming pools, 10 tennis courts, a full service marina, golf carts, bicycles, mopeds and kayaks the message is clear from the get go: come to Fripp Island to have a glorious holiday, to live permanently or perhaps invest for retirement. Regardless of where you are now in life, Fripp Island SC is obviously where you need to be!
If you take the leap and decide to invest in this magnificently exclusive community with an average population of less than 1000 full-time residents, you enjoy full access to all the great activities and amenities – not to mention some of the best views money can buy. Magnificent ocean front homes begin just over $1million while a magnificent home on an incredible ½ acre plots with outstanding marsh views is currently listed in the $500,000’s. Choices abound! Whether you are a retiree, second homeowner, or raising a family, Fripp Island is the perfect place to experience South Carolina coastal living at its finest. Browse the dedicated waterfront property page on our site, and call Russ Fielden or his lovely local wife, Deb Fielden for prompt and down-to-earth advice tailor made just for you.
The beauty of Fripp Island SC being designated a Wildlife Sanctuary, is the privilege every resident has of being part of a greater ecological community – regardless of the views or street address your home may have. With over 175 species of birds including Egrets, the Great Blue Heroin, Sea Gulls and Pelicans, Fripp Island SC is truly an island paradise. Birds, Loggerhead turtles and a range of wildlife including raccoons, alligators, gray squirrel and Sea Island Deer make their home on this naturally friendly island. Visitors and locals never tire of scanning the horizon of the sparkling Atlantic Ocean, whether from your bedroom window or canoe, to see dolphins wave-jumping; come a little closer and you can watch crabs scuttling along at low tide.
As a young residential development maintaining its youthfulness while maturing into a prime real estate investment, Fripp Island SC is so much more than the sum of its amenities. It is home to many families who appreciate what it means to live this paradise island lifestyle, where everyone is welcome. Are you coming? Deb and Russ Fielden are waiting patiently, sipping a cool drink on board their boat thinking about the next real estate adventure – there’s plenty of room for you to join in! Your future really is just a telephone call away.