What is the Boat Lock in South Gulf Cove?

The community of South Gulf Cove (SGC) has 126 navigable canals totaling approximately 55 miles. The waterways make up nearly 1/3 of ALL the canals in Charlotte County. Theses canals lead to a boat lock providing access to the Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico....

What is a Boat Dock and Boat Lift?

A boat dock is a wood and/or concrete platform that gives a person access to their boat. The boat dock may or may not have a boat lift attached. A boat lift resembles a forklift that picks the boat up out of the water. The lift usually comes in sizes that denote the...

What does Seawall mean?

Most properties with access to the Gulf of Mexico require a seawall to be built when the home is constructed. Freshwater properties are not required to install a seawall upon construction of a home. However, a sewall is usually the best practice. The cost for a...

What does Restricted Access mean?

The usage of the term Restricted as it applies to water access will mean different things to different people and real estate agents. A Restricted properties probably will offer access to the Gulf of Mexico, but the boater may need to travel under a bridge or power...

What does Gulf Access mean

Gulf Access properties offer access to the river and to the Gulf of Mexico. The boater may need to travel under one or more low bridges (7 to 24 feet high at mean low tide) and the boat height is restricted, however, the boat length is not restricted. See the Bridge...
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