Whether you are looking for a fresh start for your family or you’re relocating for work, Savannah and its surrounding Georgia Low Country contain some of the most magical places to live. With easy access to both beautiful coastal waters and plenty of unique shops, restaurants and fun things to do, there’s bound to be a Savannah neighborhood that is perfect for your lifestyle. Not sure where to start? Let our experienced team help! Here’s our list of the top 10 neighborhoods in Savannah and its two most popular suburbs—Richmond Hill and Pooler.
With deep roots in Richmond Hill, our team is passionate about helping newcomers find their place in our growing coastal town. Richmond Hill offers all the best of a small-town atmosphere along with elegant shops and waterfront dining.
1. Buckhead: this popular community is conveniently located near many of Richmond Hill’s attractions and offers a family-friendly neighborhood feel. For treelined streets and traditional homes in an established setting, check out Buckhead North. For new, modern homes with a stylish twist, check out Buckhead East.
2. Ford Plantation: if your desire is to sport one of the most prestigious addresses in the Coastal GA region, look no further than this gated community. Originally established as Henry Ford’s winter home in the early 1920s, the community now features stately homes amongst acres of protected wetlands and an impressive list of amenities such as golf, horseback riding and dining.
3. Richmond Hill Plantation: for a more relaxed option in Richmond Hill, Richmond Hill Plantation offers a walkable neighborhood with bungalows and cottage style homes.
4. Waterways: for the nature and water enthusiast, this private, gated community offers distinguished new homes amongst miles of protected wetlands, nature preserves and walking trails made for exploring. With a freshwater lagoon for fishing and kayaking, a brand-new marina with access to the Atlantic ocean, a plethora of community hosted events and a broad range of amenities, it’s a great choice for both families and retirees.
If you’re looking for a home near the newest shops and restaurants with close proximity to Savannah, look no further than Pooler.
5. Savannah Quarters: this master planned community features beautiful homes in several different neighborhoods that all offer quick access to both downtown Savannah and the shops and restaurants of Pooler. With an 18-hole Greg Norman Signature Golf Course and a host of other impressive amenities, there’s a lot to love about this community.
6. Forest Lakes: with its treelined streets and lakes, clubhouse and tennis courts, this community offers homes at a wide range of price points and is located with easy access to all the conveniences of living in Pooler.
There’s a reason that Savannah is such a beloved city. There’s simply no other place quite like it—with its southern charm and vibrant social scene.
7. Southbridge: this established planned community offers a tranquil setting that’s only minutes to downtown Savannah. With walking trails, a host of amenities and a highly acclaimed golf course designed by Rees Jones, it’s perfect for those who are looking for a tight-knit neighborhood that’s close to downtown.
8. Midtown/Ardsley Park: this charming residential neighborhood of Savannah was developed in the early 1900s and features bungalows and craftsman style homes as well as some late Victorian architecture. It is listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places and features a vibrant, family-oriented atmosphere with neighborhood block parties, parks and many up-and-coming new restaurants.
9. The Landings: this established 6,300-acre island is home to retirees and families of all ages. Featuring two deepwater marinas, six championship golf courses and so much more, it’s only minutes to downtown Savannah.
10. National Historic Landmark District: our list wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t mention Savannah’s Historic District—the heart of quintessential Savannah with its vibrant arts and culture scene. Listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places, the district features well maintained homes built as early as the early 1800s.
Interested in touring one or many of these Savannah neighborhoods? Our team knows the ins-and-outs of each, and we’d be honored to help you in your search for the perfect neighborhood to call home!
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