The ‘Great Satilla Preserve’ was a coastal barrier island a mere million years ago. The Atlantic waves pounded seashells and silica into powdery sugar sand along ancient beaches. Towering dunes supported sea oats and other beach flora. Live oaks and longleaf pine forests dominated the old island’s interior. Sweeping river-laced marshes stretched west to the mainland.

Alas, a lot can happen in a million years. The coast crept eastward stranding The Preserve as a bit of exceptional high ground in a world of piney flats and swampland. The old river continues to meander past the toes of pre-historic dunes, her clear and coffee colored water licking the sugar sand into sweet little beaches at every bend. Giant cypress and swamp tupelo trees stand where sandpipers once skittered in search of tiny shrimp and salt water treats. Remnants of the Satilla River’s connection to the Atlantic are the twice daily rise of tidewater, come to visit the ancient island and pay homage to the phenomenal bluff rising 60 feet above the river.

The Great Satilla Preserve is a develop approximately 2,500 acres alongside 5.5 miles of riverfront. This is the exclusive preserve of a select and fortunate few. Forty-five secluded lots and home sites are platted, all between 5 and 20 acres. All owners are equal members in the Great Satilla Preserve Property Owners Association, which administers the preserve and its amenities. A small community area with guest cabins, stables, and hunting areas will serve its Owner / Members. However, only about 15% of the total property will be developed. The remaining nearly 2,100 is shared in common by the Owner / Members in its undisturbed beauty.

With the close proximity to the coast, the preserve more than anything offers peace and a sense of freedom that only a true wilderness can provide……..and all less than an hour from the coast.

Serenity – A very wise man once said, “No One is Truly Wealthy Who Cannot Claim His Time as His Own.” To make it in this world of hubbub and hurry, we all have to step back and take the time for renewal. A quiet morning kayaking on the river, walking, or riding on wooded trails, relaxing on one of the more than a dozen secluded sandy beaches, or simply sitting and unwinding on your veranda with a view of nothing but trees as far as the horizon……the preserve offers all this and more.

Recreational Opportunities and Amenities

  • The River and Recreation areas: 5.5 miles of riverfront, many miles of walking, horseback riding, ATV trails, and boat landings.
  • Equestrian: A stable and 25 acres of fenced paddock
  • Hunting: Bird fields, food plots, a sporting clays course and rifle range
  • The ‘Settlement’ Community Center:
    • A Clubhouse and Entertainment Building for owners and their guests with cabins for overnight visits.
    • Luxury Pool
    • Fitness Cabin
    • Outdoor BBQ/Oyster Roast Entertainment and Play area

Detail of Amenities and Infrastructure Improvements:

The River and Recreation Areas:

  • 18 Miles of Improved Timber, Hiking, Riding and ATV Roads.
  • Construction of approximately 1,600 Lineal Feet of Wooden Bridges
  • 1 Main and 2 Minor Boat Ramps

The Residential Development Areas:

  • Individually Metered Power to each Lot
  • Telephone to each lot

The Hunting and Sporting Area Amenities

  • Sporting Clays Course
  • Skeet/Rifle/Archery Range
  • Hunt Center Building
  • Bird Fields
  • Food Plots
  • Club Canoes/Kayaks
  • A Cleaning Station Building with Walk in Cooler

The ‘Settlement’ Club Compound Amenities:

  • Main Club Building, 3,000 Square Feet with Kitchen, Bar, Great-room, Game-room, Fireplace, Dining Areas, Open Porches, Bathrooms and Furnishings.
  • 3 Guest and Members Cabins with Kitchenettes and Furnishings
  • A Workout Cabin with Bath and Equipment
  • The Swimming Pool with Kid’s pool Area and Sand Beach
  • Barbeque, Oyster Roast and Fire-pit Entertainment Area

The Gate House

  • Gate-House and Property Manager’s Residence with Garage
  • Drive-thru security gate

The Stables and Outbuilding Development

  • A 6 Stall Stables Plus Feed and Tack Room
  • Approximately 25 Acres of Fenced Paddock and Exercise Areas
  • 3000 sqft Equipment/Machinery Storage Building
Contact Us

Contact: Michael Snow
Office- 912-729-2455
Cell: 912-409-5344

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