Tybee Island. Built in 1964, this five-bedroom house underwent a large renovation in 2004. Details include a custom kitchen, an elevator, two fireplaces, a 45-foot porch, and a master suite with an exercise room.

The home faces the Atlantic Ocean and has a private beach. $2,750,000. Lucy Hitch, Celia Dunn/Sotheby's International Realty, (912) 704-6665.

Darien. This five-bedroom home provides views of Hudson Creek and marshland from most rooms. The interior features a gourmet kitchen, an elevator, a library, and a master suite with a screened porch.

Property amenities include stationary and floating docks, as well as a dock house. $750,000. Ann Dempsey, Hodnett Cooper Real Estate, (912) 222-0876.

Savannah. This five-bedroom house sits on a double lot that was originally part of a land grant from King George II. The interior has a library, a wine room, four fireplaces, a wet bar, and vaulted ceilings.

The property overlooks Grimball Creek and 277 feet of water frontage with a deepwater dock. $4,900,000. Celia Dunn, Celia Dunn/Sotheby's International Realty, (912) 234-3323.

Saint Simons Island. This five-bedroom house on 0.2 acres faces East Beach. Details include tile floors, built-in shelves, and porches off many of the bedrooms.

The property features a two-bedroom guesthouse, a pool, and an outdoor kitchen and bar. $1,750,000. Klickie Aiken, Georgia Coast Realty, (912) 638-1144.

Tybee Island. Built in 2008, this five-bedroom Lowcountry-style home has private beach access. Features include a gourmet kitchen, vaulted ceilings, a two-story foyer, and a master suite with a spa tub.

The wraparound porches afford views of the Tybee Lighthouse. $1,695,000. Elaine Seabolt, Seabolt Brokers/Christie's International Real Estate, (912) 233-6609.

Saint Simons Island. This four-bedroom brick house, built in 1942, offers views of the Black Banks River and surrounding marshland. Amenities include beamed ceilings, an elevator, a wet bar, and a master bedroom with a fireplace.

The 5.9-acre property has a one-bedroom guesthouse, a pool, and a fire pit that overlooks the marsh. $3,950,000. Linton West, Sea Island Properties, (912) 638-5161.

Brunswick. Built in 2003, this three-bedroom home is in Drakes Landing, a gated community with nature trails. The house has tile floors, a fireplace, a formal dining room, and an eat-in kitchen with granite countertops.

The 0.72-acre property includes landscaped areas and access to the community pool. $309,000. Ann Dempsey, Hodnett Cooper Real Estate, (912) 222-0876.

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