Savannah Real Estate | Southern Lifestyle Properties
Savannah is known for its enchanting Southern charm, history, coastal beauty and romance. This area fascinates visitors and locals with its blend of city life with a small-town Southern feel.
When you move to Savannah, you get all the benefits of living in an urban environment with shops and businesses all around, but you’re still only 20 minutes away from Tybee Island, the area’s beach.
Savannah is the ideal location for relocating individuals, families or businesses because of the variety of employment options including manufacturing, healthcare, military, tourism industries, and distribution and port operations. Georgia’s coast and Savannah’s port has made the area synonymous with economic growth.
Savannah’s real estate market is as varied as the city itself offering suburban subdivisions, luxurious gated communities, historic mansions and cozy condos and town homes.
Windsor Forest Real Estate
This well-established subdivision is close to schools, shopping and entertainment options. The neighborhood offers several affordable single-family homes and town homes for resale with prices averaging in the low $100’s to $200’s. When you buy real estate in Windsor Forest, you can enjoy amenities including a community pool, soccer fields, walking or biking paths and a members-only golf course.
Ardsley Park Real Estate
Ardsley Park was developed in 1910 and designed in a grid layout so it’s filled with landscaped squares, reminiscent of historic downtown Savannah. This neighborhood is located between Victory Drive and DeRenne Avenue, just five minutes south of the historic district and 15 minutes from Tybee Beach.
Homes in Ardsley Park include a variety of architectural styles and sizes from cozy bungalows to large, estate homes. Many are one or two-story homes with freestanding, rear garages. Because of its ideal location, history and well-kept beauty, Ardsley Park is a very popular community. Therefore, real estate in Ardsley Park sells quickly.
The Enclave Subdivision
The Enclave is a luxurious, gated community with 350-scenic acres of protected woodlands and small lakes. This neighborhood offers three different home sites. The Carriage homes starts in the low $300’s and provide the homeowner with a traditional-style home with modern upgrades. The Executive and Estate lots range from ¼ to 2 acres and you can even have the option of a lagoon or wooded view. Those lot prices start in the low $80’s.
The available real estate isn’t the only impressive feature of The Enclave. The two-level, state-of-the-art amenity center offers plenty of choices to keep you entertained including a library, café and 30-seat private movie theater. You also have your pick of exercising at the indoor fitness facility or swimming in the lagoon-style pool, playing tennis on any of four courts, fishing, boating and biking or walking on the scenic trails.
Gateway Village Subdivision
Gateway Village is a newer community located within 15 minutes of shopping malls and downtown Savannah. This all-brick, serene neighborhood has new homes, resale homes and lots available. When you purchase a home site, you will work with one of the preferred builders. The builders offer a variety of floor plans to choose from or you can customize your home design.
Gateway Village’s amenity center will include a swimming pool, lake, playground and picnic area. Children living in this neighborhood attend Southwest Elementary and Middle schools and Windsor Forest High School.
The Southbridge Golf and Spa community is a planned community spanning 1,400 acres. Besides its size, the community also impresses buyers with the multitude of options available in home size and style as well as the many amenities.
Southbridge features a wide range of housing options from villas and luxury townhomes with little to no maintenance all the way to large, more traditional single-family homes perfect for a growing family. If building a home, the community includes wooded-, lagoon- or golf course-view lots to choose from.
When you buy real estate in Southbridge, you are not only purchasing a home, but a lifestyle. There is always something happening within the community, just ask the on-staff Activities Director. The 21,000 square-foot amenities center includes a Junior Olympic sized pool, fitness center, full-serve spa, restaurant and childcare facility. The golf club features an 18-hole course designed by Rees Jones as well as a 6,000 square-foot clubhouse with pro shop, restaurant and tavern. You can also enjoy Mother Nature’s gifts as you trek through the miles of nature trails.
Historic Savannah District Real Estate & Victorian District
The Savannah Historic District features majestic, antebellum townhomes, carriage houses and single-family homes. These are the Southern homes you’ve seen in the movies with large porches, balconies, stately columns and distinctive iron work
The Savannah Historic District runs from River Street on the north to Gwinnett Street on the south and from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on the west to Broad Street on the east. The district is laid out in grass-filled squares, just as it was originally designed in the 1700s. The squares feature moss-covered oaks synonymous with the South and well as historic monuments. Surrounding the squares is a multitude of art galleries, restaurants, shops and markets. This area, listed as a National Historic Landmark, captures the history and charm that Savannah is so famous for.
Just south of the historic district is the Savannah Victorian District. This 50-block neighborhood features homes built between 1870 and 1910. The homes, built in the Victorian and Queen Anne Victorian styles, are a perfect example of Southern, post-Civil War architecture. This elegant neighborhood is known as Savannah’s first suburb. As you drive down the oak-lined streets, you are transported back in time. The charming district is on the Register of Historic Places and features several of the area’s most popular Bed and Breakfasts.
The homes available range from brick mansions to small, craftsmen-style homes and many feature Victorian-style characteristics such as gingerbread trim and flowery courtyards.
Southside Savannah Real Estate
Savannah’s Southside is the core of the City’s shopping and dining with two malls and loads of shops and restaurants. Because of its key location, Southside offers lots of options for homeowners from lush, country estates, spacious waterfront and historic communities, less-maintenance condos or single-family and town homes.
Many of the area’s destinations are just a short drive away including the Savannah-Hilton Head Airport and downtown Savannah. Southside offers real estate options for any buyer at a variety of prices and you’re just a 10-minute drive from Interstate 95.
Georgetown offers lavish living in a relaxed, suburban setting. Both the Vernonburg community (on the Vernon River) and Coffee Bluff are historic, waterfront communities with stately homes on expansive lots. Thunderbolt is a very popular community because of the variety of single-family homes and condos it offers as well as its location near the Wilmington River.