Fripp Island

312 Tarpon Boulevard, Fripp Island, South Carolina
(843) 838-3004
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Fripp Island is one of the most popular South Carolina destinations spoiling families for decades with its white sandy beaches, award winning golf courses and deepwater Intracoastal Waterway access. In addition to the built amenities, wildlife on the island beckons nature lovers. Surrounded by saltwater marsh and the Atlantic Ocean, this gated community of the Sea Islands South Carolina spreads across 3,000 acres and is golf cart friendly. Once you arrive on the island, it's unlikely you'll want to leave because the island has it all. For those who do want to spice up the variety in the day, one of America's Happiest Seaside Towns is located on the mainland for fine dining and shopping.

Amenities at this established Low Country real estate development include five resort-style swimming pools, three clubhouses, 10 tennis courts and a deepwater full service marina. The Olympic Pool and Adult Pool are steps from the ocean. The Cabana Club is located on the south end of the island and is home to the famous kid's lagoon pool. The Marina Pool and Ocean Pointe Pool are two additional outdoor swimming pools. The Fripp Island Racquet Club has 2 hard courts, 8 fast-dry clay courts and 2 pickleball courts. USTA tournaments take place here once or twice a year. Tiki-bar's, ice cream shops and more upscale dining are available adjacent to the swimming pool amenities. There are eight restaurants on Fripp Island, from casual to fine dining. The Beach Club offers umbrella and beach toy rentals. Camp Fripp operates in the summer catering to kids. The island's naturalist offers a variety of programs which include guided kayak trips, beach eco walks, Audubon Trail tours, birdwatching and more.

FRIPP ISLAND AMENITIES

  • 24 Hour Manned Gated Entrance
  • Two 18 Hole Championship Golf Courses
    • The Ocean Point Course designed by George Cobb
    • The Ocean Creek Course designed by Davis Love III
  • Two Pro Shops
  • Eight Restaurants
  • Five Resort-style Swimming Pools
  • The Racquet Club with 10 Courts; 8 Fast-Dry, 2 Hard Courts & 2 Pickleball Courts
  • Full Service Deepwater Marina & Boat Ramp
  • 3 1/2 Miles of Private Beach

The Ocean Point golf course at Fripp Island is an authentic links-style course designed by George Cobb. The 18 hole award winning golf course offers dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean, along the back nine. The Ocean Creek course designed by Davis Love III, is his first signature course. The course offers saltwater marsh views intertwined with fresh water lakes and is a fantastic place to see wildlife in its natural habitat. Golf Magazine named the Ocean Creek course as One of the Top 10 New Golf Courses to Play when the course opened in 1995. Property owners are required to join the club to access the community's amenties.

The biggest traffic jam you'll find on the island is from the golf carts. One of the funnest South Carolina destinations has approximately 1300 homes and 330 condominiums built to date. Architectural styles reflect Lowcountry cottage homes, beach townhomes, villas and condominiums. If you're searching for affordable Low Country real estate developments on the beach, homes for sale at Fripp Island begin in the mid $200K's and you can find condominiums in the low $100K's. There are no rental restrictions allowing property owners the luxury of renting out their South Carolina beach homes on a short term or long term basis. The nearest best schools are St. Helena Elementary, Lady's Island Middle School, Beaufort High School and Beaufort Academy.

Our real estate score for Fripp Island in Beaufort South Carolina is 76.

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Contact Island Realty of the Lowcountry directly at 843-838-3004 for the most recent homes for sale.

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Fripp IslandYour score:78 / 100Reviews:22

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Credibility:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:90/100
Property Owner: 29907FI5
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Credibility:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
60/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
60/100
Average:80/100
Property Owner: 29907FI17
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Credibility:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
60/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
40/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
20/100
Average:63/100
Property Owner: 29907FI6
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Credibility:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
40/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
60/100
Average:66/100
Property Owner: 29907FI3
Should you not be a country club member, you can't use anything of the island. (restaurant, boat ramp, golf courses, tennis)
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
20/100
Membership Fees:
20/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
40/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
20/100
Social Clubs:
20/100
Average:37/100
Property Owner: 29907FI1
It is a family friendly place with lots of pools, kids kamp, little through traffic, wide bike paths and a fantastic beach, restaurants as well as a food court, dolphin watches... I love it!! golf and tennis too
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:90/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Credibility:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:83/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:87/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Credibility:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
The original developer did not provide proper grades or drainage forward. As a result tides of 8.5+ feet to 9 or higher flood main road Tarpon Blvd and low areas.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
60/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:83/100

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Our Score:
Silver
76/100
Your Score:
Silver
78 / 100

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: 29907FI17
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Credibility:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
60/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
40/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
20/100
Average:63/100
Property Owner: Gregory29907FI
Fripp Island is the best of both worlds - a nature preserve and amenities! You feel like you are away from the city, but have things available if you like.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Credibility:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
60/100
Social Clubs:
60/100
Average:71/100
Property Owner: 29907FI3
Should you not be a country club member, you can't use anything of the island. (restaurant, boat ramp, golf courses, tennis)
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
20/100
Membership Fees:
20/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
40/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
20/100
Social Clubs:
20/100
Average:37/100
Property Owner: Walter
Middle class resort island. Everyone is from another area of the country. People with their nose in the air should not come.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
40/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:80/100
Property Owner: Diane
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:87/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Credibility:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: 29907FI6
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Credibility:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
40/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
60/100
Average:66/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
Great place to live.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:93/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Credibility:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:83/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:87/100

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Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
24miles
40/100
Nearest State Park:
1 mile
100/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
27 miles
20/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
0 miles
100/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
68 miles
20/100
Nearest College:
25 miles
40/100
Nearest Landfill:
28 miles
100/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
155 miles
100/100

Amenities

Beach Access:
100/100
Dining:
80/100
Fitness Center:
60/100
Golf Course:
80/100
Intracoastal Access:
100/100
Marina:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Swimming Pool:
80/100
Tennis:
80/100
Walking Trails:
100/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
Yes
60/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
60/100
Street Lighting:
Underground
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
60/100
Architecture Style:
Southern Lowcountry
Water:
County
Sewer:
County
Natural Gas:
No

Developer Credibility

The Wardle family owns the majority interest in the Fripp Island Company who owns this South Carolina coastal community's amenities. The Wardle's took over the majority interest in 2003.

No negative news is found on the internet about Fripp Island Company or the Wardle family.

100/100

Sold Pricing

Mean Price (lot):
$122,830
Median Price (lot):
$133,000
Mode Price (lot):
$135,000
Mean Price (home):
$407,491
Median Price (home):
$350,000
Mode Price (home):
$350,000
According to the MLS in 2012, there were 52 closed sales; 42 homes and 10 lots.
Pricing updated annually for prior 12-24 month period. Mean price is defined as average sold price, Median price as middle sold price and Mode price is defined as most often sold price.

Taxes

County:
Beaufort County
Real Estate:
0.0077%
Sales Tax:
7.00%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.3641%
Sales Tax: 7.41%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$853

Annual Club Membership Dues

Golf:
$6,091
Sport:
$0
Social:
$2,705
Southeast Average
Golf: $7,651
Sport: $2,331
Social: $6,480

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Golf:
$20,000
Sport:
$0
Social:
$20,000
Southeast Average
Golf: $39,403
Sport: $11,131
Social: $18,072

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Community Scorecard

Our Score:
Silver
76/100
Your Score:
Silver
78 / 100

Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
24miles
40/100
Nearest State Park:
1 mile
100/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
27 miles
20/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
0 miles
100/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
68 miles
20/100
Nearest College:
25 miles
40/100
Nearest Landfill:
28 miles
100/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
155 miles
100/100

Amenities

Beach Access:
100/100
Dining:
80/100
Fitness Center:
60/100
Golf Course:
80/100
Intracoastal Access:
100/100
Marina:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Swimming Pool:
80/100
Tennis:
80/100
Walking Trails:
100/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
Yes
60/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
60/100
Street Lighting:
Underground
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
60/100
Architecture Style:
Southern Lowcountry
Water:
County
Sewer:
County
Natural Gas:
No

Developer Credibility

The Wardle family owns the majority interest in the Fripp Island Company who owns this South Carolina coastal community's amenities. The Wardle's took over the majority interest in 2003.

No negative news is found on the internet about Fripp Island Company or the Wardle family.

100/100

Taxes

County:
Beaufort County
Real Estate:
0.0077%
Sales Tax:
7.00%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.3641%
Sales Tax: 7.41%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$853

Annual Club Membership Dues

Golf:
$6,091
Sport:
$0
Social:
$2,705
Southeast Average
Golf: $7,651
Sport: $2,331
Social: $6,480

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Golf:
$20,000
Sport:
$0
Social:
$20,000
Southeast Average
Golf: $39,403
Sport: $11,131
Social: $18,072