Fripp Island - The Ultimate in Year Round Beach Living

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Summertime is for unwinding, while sitting on the beach enjoying a good read, perhaps a round of golf and definitely a cool umbrella drink. So why wait until the summer comes around to enjoy it? South Carolina beach communities offer year round beach living with amazing amenities. And the beautiful gated community of Fripp Island is among South Carolina beach communities’ top destinations tucked between Charleston and Hilton Head Island.

For some, Fripp Island may be a favorite vacation locale to visits during the summer, but residents of South Carolina’s Lowcountry know a secret. This barrier island is hands down one of the ideal places to live year-round too. Residents enjoy all the benefits of resort-style living on miles of breathtaking beaches with year round mild weather. 

Fripp Island, located on the southern part of South Carolina, is among the various Sea Islands situated on the southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean. The islands start at South Carolina and run all the way down to the Sunshine State, Florida. There are many reasons why Fripp Island is one of the more popular Sea Islands.  Close proximity to the two oldest cities in South Carolina, Charleston and Beaufort definitely doesn’t hurt its popularity nor does the sub-tropical weather. 

While many enjoy this as a family vacation getaway, the year round residents who own beach homes know that the action doesn’t stop when summer comes to an end.  There are still plenty of activities to enjoy such as golfing, tennis and biking. A quick glance at the events calendar shows why planning ahead is a must with golf and tennis clinics, arts and crafts and camps operating throughout summer. And that’s just within this gated community. The nearby historic districts of Charleston and Beaufort add fascinating architecture explore, delicious restaurants and intriguing art galleries. 

Fripp Island is among the ideal places to live in South Carolina because the island offers a variety of home styles, is surrounded by water and is amenity rich. Here's what residents enjoy while living on the island:


  • 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

There’s quite a variety when choosing beach homes. Whether it’s a family of four and a fur baby, a couple looking to entertain family and friends, or singles hoping to find a low maintenance home to unwind, there are various styles to accommodate specific needs. Home styles include single family homes, two story structures and large homes that can sleep up to a dozen guests and condos for smaller parties. There’s also the cozy one-bedroom cottage with a half bath that’s perfect for those looking for a romantic getaway.  Most beach homes have private swimming pools. Many of the homes also come complete with fully equipped modern kitchens for those days when eating at one of the islands clubhouses just won’t do. The majority of the homes have a picturesque ocean view and golf carts are the ways folks get around. 

If resort living in the Carolinas is your desire, look no further than South Carolina beach communities. Fripp Island offers privacy, scenic views, fun amenities, a variety of homes styles and best of all, comfortable temperatures that will make you want to be on the beach from sunrise to sunset.

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