Dean & Ratcliffe Islands
Parcel #/ID: 02-02811, 02-01622, 03-18474, 02-01621
Dean Island and Ratcliffe Island total approximately 2,343 acres.
Dean Island encompasses approximately 1,431 acres and is located in Glynn County, GA. The county seat of Brunswick is located less than fifteen miles away. This property is centrally located less than one hour from both Jacksonville, FL and Savannah, GA. It sits less than five miles from Interstate 95, just 29 miles from the GA-FL line. The landscape of Dean Island is absolutely beautiful in every aspect. It includes expansive marsh views overlooking both Hopewell Creek and the Turtle River. White sand marsh flats are abundant and surround the mature pine and oak hammocks. An excellent internal road system winds throughout the property.
Dean Island has over two miles of frontage along the Turtle River. The shortest distance through the marsh is approximately 525 feet from land to the River. This access point on Turtle River is an approximate 18 mile boat ride from Jekyll Island and the Atlantic Ocean. Hopewell Creek extends throughout the center of the property.
Dean Island contains several merchantable and pre-merchantable pine stands. There are approximately 538 acres of 42 year old Lobblolly Pines. The underbrush of some of the stands were chipped two years ago and provide an excellent habitat for several coveys of wild quail. The thinned pines look like a prestigious quail plantation surrounding beautiful hammocks of mature white oaks and palm trees. There is also a stand of 195 acres of 13 year old pines ready to be thinned that provide an immediate income opportunity. It contains plenty of high ground for a roll on, roll off operation. The Brunswick Port is located less than six miles away. Dean Island is located on Highway 82 with almost a quarter mile of road frontage. The property is currently approved for development of 1,900 residential units and 193,000 square feet of commercial property via the Hopewell Creek Planned Development proposal.
The best part about Dean Island is that it is a blank canvas and is setup for several different potential uses including industrial, residential development, a family estate or possible conservation easement.
This property is home to an abundance of wildlife including, quail, deer, hogs, turkeys, and alligators. Hopewell Creek and Turtle River provide excellent fishing opportunities. Dean Island has almost two miles of rail frontage on both sides of the tracks.
Ratcliffe Island encompasses approximately 912 acres and is located in Glynn County, GA, which is less than one hour from both Jacksonville, FL and Savannah, GA. It sits less than five miles from Interstate 95, just 29 miles from the GA-FL line.
The landscape that makes up Ratcliffe Island is very diverse. It includes expansive marsh views and beautiful white sand marsh flats chaining together several smaller islands. An internal road system winds throughout the merchantable pine stands.
There are approximately 574 acres of merchantable Lobblolly pines. Some of the younger stands were recently thinned, making it easy to maneuver throughout the property. The hardwood stands contain mature white oaks and palm trees.
The opportunities are endless on this tract as it is setup for several different potential uses including a residential development, a family estate or possible conservation easement.
Ratcliffe Island is home to an abundance of wildlife including, quail, deer, hogs, turkeys, and alligators. Fancy Bluff Creek and Ratcliffe Creek provide excellent fishing opportunities. This property is dock-able from Fancy Bluff Creek, which connects to the Turtle River and is an approximate 18 mile boat ride from Jekyll Island and the Atlantic Ocean.
Please give me a call today to discuss Dean and Ratcliffe Island or set up a showing.
2,343 +/- acres total
Prime Future Development Potential
Frontage on Turtle River, which feeds into the Atlantic Ocean
Expansive Marsh Frontage
Possible Conservation Easement
Taxes: (0) (Call Agent for Details)
Elementary School: Satilla Marsh
Middle School: Risley Middle
High School: Glynn Academy
Terrain: Rolling, Bottomland
Road Frontage: Paved, US Hwy
Showing: Appointment Only
Listing ID#: 919578