Relocating to Savannah? 7 Things You Need to Know About the Area

Between the beautiful historic neighborhoods, the canopies of leafy trees, the nearby beach and the good old Southern hospitality, there are plenty of reasons why people are relocating to Savannah, Georgia these days. If you’re thinking of moving here, we’re confident you’ll be happy with that choice! That said, every town has its own defining characteristics, culture and vibe, and Savannah is known for having all three in abundance. The more you know about the area going in, the easier it will be for you to make the adjustment.

That is why we’ve created this little primer about Savannah to get you properly oriented. Here are 8 important things to know about this area before making your move.

1. The living is easy.

Savannah lives on “island time,” which is understandable considering that much of our land sits on a set of coastal islands separated by rivers and inlets — and considering you’re never more than 20 minutes from the coast. This means the people here tend to be relaxed, laid back, not in a hurry. If you live in a place where hustle and bustle are the norm, it will take some time to acclimate to the relaxed pace. But don’t worry — after a couple of months, you’ll wonder why you were ever in such a hurry to begin with.

2. The living is easy … on the wallet.

The cost of living in Savannah is a welcome break from other parts of the country. Bestplaces.com rates the overall cost of living here at 85.9 (with 100 being the average COL in the United States). This means compared to the national average, things here cost about 86 cents on the dollar. The cost for housing is even better, with rents being just over 61 percent of the national average! Bottom line — your money stretches further here. (And you’ll really feel the difference if you’re moving from a place where costs are above average.)

Graves in Camellia Terrace, Savannah, Georgia3. Be prepared to be haunted.

With Savannah’s long history and many cemeteries, it is famous as a city of hauntings, ghost stories and a penchant for the paranormal. Haunted ghost tours are a favorite among visitors, but the residents take it seriously, as well. You’ll find that many covered porches have their ceilings painted “haint blue” to ward off ghosts. Don’t be spooked, though. You get used to the spirits after awhile.

4. Take the “spirits” with you.

We’re talking a different kind of spirit here — the alcoholic kind. One of the most pleasant surprises newbies find here is when they go to a bar or restaurant and the waiter asks if they want their drink “to go.” The people of Savannah love a good beverage (or three) and the city has an alfresco law that allows all bars north of Jones Street to put alcoholic drinks in to-go cups so their patrons can continue enjoying them when they leave. (If you indulge, however, don’t even think about getting behind the wheel — the police are pretty strict about that.)

5. Take it slow, especially in summer.

There’s another reason why the pace is a bit slower in Savannah … the humidity. You get used to it after awhile, but in the warm summer months, it can get a bit moist around here. It’s easy to get overheated if you don’t pace yourself, so drink plenty of water and give yourself a little more time to get things done.

6. If you plan to add on, double check before you buy.

Savannah prides itself on its history, which means there are laws on the books about building and expansion that serve to protect the town’s look and feel. Restoration projects are abundant, but new buildings can’t be over a certain height in certain parts of town, and some add-ons may be off limits for historic structures. If you’re a fixer-upper type, you might want to check local regulations before investing in that old house, just to be sure your plans won’t run into snags.

7. Keep your eyes open.

Savannah’s age and rich history also make it a city rich in texture and architectural gems. In addition, thanks in part to the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), it’s also a city with a deep love for art. This means there’s always something interesting to see, whether it’s a Civil War landmark, a moss-covered statue, a beautiful example of Greek Revival architecture or a random painting. When you’re walking around town, be sure to stay in the moment and look around. You’ll almost find something to inspire.

When you’re ready to relocate to Savannah, be sure to hire an expert local agent to help you find your dream home! We here at Lufburrow Realty would love to show you around. For an appointment, give us a call today at (912) 355-6562.

Take a look at our current Savannah homes for sale.


ABCs of HOAs

As you begin looking for a home, you may hear the term HOA and wonder exactly what it is and how it will impact you if you buy a home in a community that has an HOA.

HOA stands for Homeowner’s Association and the responsibility of the association is to set rules and regulations for the residents in the community, sub-division or planned development. Most homeowner’s associations require mandatory membership and have fees attached to the membership. Before you purchase a home in a neighborhood governed by an HOA, do your research.

CC&R

CC&R stands for Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions. The purpose of the CC&R is to maintain a standard of appearance of the properties in the community and support stable property values. The good news is, these will keep your neighbor from painting their house dayglow orange, but can also affect alterations you may want to make to your home. CC&Rs vary depending on the community, so have your real estate agent obtain a copy for your review on any neighborhood in which you are interested in buying.

Fees

Fees also vary depending on the community. The more exclusive the neighborhood and the more amenities offered; the higher the fee. HOA fees can be collected monthly, quarterly or annually, and cover the cost of maintaining the amenities and common areas, such as a community pool and landscaping or entrance gates. The fees may also pay for insurance of common areas like a clubhouse. In most cases, a portion of the fees are put in a reserve fund for repairs or capital improvement projects that may arise. It is a good idea to get a copy of the HOA financial reports and to also educate yourself on special assessments and how the prices are determined by the board.

Considerations

Although you can voice your opinion in regularly scheduled association meetings and through the election of board members, you must also abide by the same rules and regulations as your neighbors and you could be subject to penalties if you are not compliant with the covenants. If your personality does not lend itself to community cooperation and the thought of giving up some control over how you use your property is unappealing to you. You may want to give careful consideration before purchasing a property in a community with an HOA.

HOAs in Savannah and Surrounding Areas

Download a list of the most popular HOA communities in Savannah, The Islands, Pooler and Richmond Hill. We hope you find this simple overview of fees and amenities helpful in your research for finding your dream home!


Savannah Georgia's Isle Of Hope

5 Tips for Buying Waterfront Property in Savannah, Georgia

Between the gorgeous beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the many miles of rivers, channels, and inlets winding throughout this area, homebuyers have plenty of opportunities to find waterfront property in Savannah, Georgia. But how do you find the right property for you? Here are five important tips to help steer you straight.

1. Choose a property that fits your needs and wants.

Obviously, not all waterfronts are the same, and different properties offer different advantages. Before deciding on a property, take some time to determine why you want to live near the water. What matters most to you? Boating? Fishing? The beach? The views? Answering these questions will help you narrow the search down to the waterfront homes that best fit your lifestyle.

2. Research loans and insurance ahead of time.

Waterfront properties tend to be more expensive, often requiring specific loan products to finance them. Additionally, waterfront homes are more prone to flooding and damage from storms, requiring additional insurance. Be sure to figure these costs into your planning, so you aren’t taken by surprise.

3. Walk the property, not just the house.

If you don’t like something about the home, you can change it. With the property itself, it’s not that easy. Take the time to walk the property, especially along the water, to make sure the views, water access, and other factors are exactly what you want.

Savannah Sunset4. Research the shoreline itself.

This is especially important if you plan to own the home for awhile. Shorelines change over time, thanks to factors like water erosion and the weather. You may have the perfect setup today, but this may not be the case 5 or 10 years from now. Take some time to research the shoreline history (i.e., previous storms, floods, erosion patterns, etc.). Also, try to find out what predictions are for shoreline erosion and water levels in the upcoming years. Make sure you’re okay with what you find out before closing the deal.

5. Consider rent rates and rentability.

Waterfront property tends to be in high demand as rental property, especially as vacation rentals. If you are buying this property as a second home or vacation home, there are potentially months out of the year where it could be generating additional income for you that might cover some or all of your mortgage. If this idea appeals to you (and if you’re not planning to live there year-round), look at the property in the light of its rental value. Is the condition and layout of the property conducive to vacation renters?

Take a look at current waterfront properties for sale.

When you’re ready to start looking for waterfront property in Savannah, Georgia, we’re here to help! As experts in Savannah’s real estate market, the agents at Lufburrow Realty can offer key advice to help you find the best waterfront home for your needs. Give us a call today at (912) 355-6562.


Discover Your Dream Home in Savannah’s Historic District

If your idea of a dream home includes a bit of charm and history, you’ll love Savannah’s Historic District. Few locations in the South have retained such a strong blend of beauty, heritage and texture as this gem of a neighborhood, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. First established in 1733, the Historic District has preserved most of its original park-like “squares,” as well as many of the timeless homes surrounding them. It’s little wonder that after all these years, this neighborhood remains one of the most popular in Savannah.

Historic Overview

Historic district in Savannah GeorgiaLaid out in a unique “ward concept” designed by General James E. Oglethorpe, Savannah’s Historic District is designed around a network of squares — a layout that was never completely implemented before or since, making it truly one-of-a-kind. This neighborhood formed Savannah’s original city limits up until the Civil War. The target of General Sherman’s famed march to the sea, Savannah negotiated terms of surrender to avoid destruction, making it one of the few cities along Sherman’s path where pre-Civil War buildings remain intact.

Historic Savannah Today

These days, the echoes of history are permanently etched into the fabric of Savannah’s Historic District, its gorgeous green spaces, large trees, stately homes and cobblestone streets still forming the very heart of the city. Not only is it highly popular as one of Savannah’s most walkable neighborhoods (complete with wonderful shopping and dining options), but the Historic District also forms the cultural center of town, complete with museums, landmarks, art galleries, live theater, and a whole lineup of festivals and celebrations each year.

Homes in the Historic District

As one of Savannah’s most coveted neighborhoods, homes in the Historic District tend to be priced higher than in other parts of the city, although still modestly priced compared to other popular cities. Styles range from cozy townhomes to large Victorian residences, with prices starting in the low $300s and climbing into the millions, depending on size, location and condition.

View the latest properties for sale in Savannah’s Historic District.

To learn more about your options for finding a dream home in this remarkable district, give Lufburrow Realty a call today at (912) 355-6562.


Buying a Vacation Home? Consider Tybee Island

If you’re looking for a great vacation home, we invite you to look no further than Tybee Island, Georgia. Located a few miles from historic downtown Savannah, this barrier island offers the perfect combination of seaside serenity, outdoor recreation and small-town charm, all within a few minutes of greater Savannah.

Tybee Island Real Estate

Why should you consider Tybee Island for your vacation home destination? Here are just a few advantages to consider.

Outdoor Recreation Galore

Tybee Island offers much in the way of warm-weather activities. Not only will you find the usual water sports of boating, fishing, kayaking and parasailing, but Tybee offers a great network of nature trails and bike paths that allow you to hike or bike to most destinations on the island. Of course, you might just prefer relaxing on the beach itself, enjoying the sound of the crashing waves. Whether your pace is fast or slow, you’ll always find something to do here.

Relaxed Local Community

The laid-back coastal attitude can truly be felt among Tybee’s 3,000 permanent residents. The local community is tight-knit and strong, yet hospitable to guests. Social status takes a backseat here, as inhabitants of all backgrounds are drawn to the island’s relaxed seaside lifestyle.

Additional Source of Income

Like many coastal areas, Tybee Island attracts many vacationers just like you, especially over the spring and summer months, but even year-round. Many of these visitors come with friends and family and are looking for available vacation rentals. During the times when you’re not using your vacation home, you might opt to rent it out!

Affordable Real Estate

Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of buying in Tybee Island is that it is surprisingly affordable for coastal property. While home prices are naturally higher by the ocean than in nearby Savannah, median home values in Tybee are currently around $386,000—that’s less than in some parts of Atlanta! Depending on the size and location of the house, you can find a vacation home in Tybee starting in the mid-$200s and going all the way to near $2 million. In a way, there really is something for everyone here!

View the latest properties for sale on Tybee Island.

When you’re ready to look for your vacation home on Tybee Island, the local neighborhood experts at Lufburrow Realty are ready to help! Give us a call today at (912) 355-6562.


Savannah Events Calendar – May 2017

Sip international wines and sample fresh coastal seafood and other culinary delights at the Tybee Wine Festival. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit historic Tybee Post Theater. The Tybee Wine Festival is one of the Tybee Post Theater’s major fundraising events. Now in its 9th year, the Festival will feature fun and unique wine and food experiences, combined with extraordinary live musical performances – all taking place within the beautiful surroundings of Tybee Island.

First Fridays in Starland celebrates local business, art, and food in Savannah’s coolest neighborhood! Join us every First Friday of the month from 6-9PM.

Come join us for some spectacular fireworks over Savannah River Street!

Enjoy a day viewing coastal architecture and décor. From historic cottages to sunny contemporary homes, the tour’s 20th event will delight and inspire. The tour features eight beautiful homes and one renovated Airstream travel trailer in multiple locations on Tybee Island.

Join us for a day of enchantment! This family-themed festival is all about the “wee folk” getting up close with the natural world and encouraging imaginative play. Dress in costume and flaunt your wings in our fashion show; mine for magic gems; frolic in the enchanted forest for a fairy surprise; construct a fairy village; enjoy games and crafts inspired by the natural world.

Bring the whole family and stroll through Oatland’s magical trails and maybe you will catch a glimpse of a fairy or gnome looking for a place to call home. Additional fees may apply. All proceeds go to feeding our magical animal kingdom! Cost is regular admission to Oatland Island Wildlife Center as well as some extra fundraising activities during the event.

This family (and canine!) friendly festival features fun for everyone – big and small! Admission to the carnival is free and all proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. Our four-legged guest can partake in the doggie derby, doggie agility equipment, paw print art, pet paint, doggie pools, tests to see if they would do well as emotional support dogs, doggie and me photo booths, dog treat decorating, doggie fortune telling, doggie ice cream and much more! Our human friends can enjoy food truck fare and there will be beer for the 21 and over crowd!

  • SCAD Sand Arts Festival
    Date: May 12, 2017
    Time: Contestants begin work at 10 am
    Location: Tybee Island South Beach

Spend the day on Tybee Island’s picturesque South Beach and watch in awe as elaborate creations rise from the sand and sway in the wind. Enjoy the picture-perfect setting and cheer on your favorite SCAD artists. The SCAD Sand Arts Festival is one for the bucket list.

Free and open to the public! The Savannah community is invited to enjoy a day of family fun with Coastal Heritage Society staff and our partners sharing engaging programs and activities. The Dark Shark – Taco Attack food truck and Savannah Square Pops will be on site to help us kick off the occasion with some tasty snacks for purchase.

Explore the Historic District of Savannah by visiting artists and galleries on the every second Saturday of the month! Meet at River Street Inn at 2 p.m. for a warm introductory welcome. Pick up your map, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine, and meet some of our artists!

From 3-6 p.m., head out to see all of the participating galleries of the season. The evening comes to a close at the Andaz, where there will be a wine pour, a gratis, and a raffle at 6 p.m. Guests who have visited 10 or more galleries 6 p.m. will be entered into a drawing for VIP Gifts, which can include free hotel night stays, restaurant gift certificates, gift baskets or gallery gift certificates.

Experience the SCAD Savannah Runway Show, a juried celebration of fashion featuring premier SCAD School of Fashion senior and graduate student collections. Attire for this outdoor event is casual chic, and guests are invited to wear springtime ensembles that showcase personal style. Following the show, guests will have the opportunity to purchase select garments and accessories created by SCAD alumni.

Free Multi-cultural, family friendly fun event on River Street with vendors and bounce houses.

Savannah has attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the largest bar crawl two years in a row with no success. We got within 500 crawlers both times, but it just wasn’t meant to be. We are going to continue the South’s LARGEST and most POPULAR bar crawl in 2017 but hold off from getting Guinness World Records involved. We will attempt the record again in 2018!! Until then, come downtown Savannah and enjoy what 2017 has in store for you. EVERYONE who registers for this crawl will get their choice of retro/retired bar crawl t-shirts, left over from past events.


Savannah Real Estate Market Update – March 2017

Each month, we provide the latest  Savannah real estate market statistics based on data from the Savannah Board of Realtors. These statistics show a month by month comparison of the Savannah market. These stats are intended to help you can make an informed decision about the Savannah real estate market before you buy or sell a home in the Savannah area. Request a market snapshot for a comprehensive analysis of your home’s value in today’s market, or call us for an analysis of comparable homes sold.

These statistics are for Residential homes across the entire Savannah MLS.  If you would like similar statistics for a specific area, property type or price range, please complete our Market Analysis Request Form and tell us how we can help. We can provide real estate market statistics for specific regions around Chatham, Effingham or Bryan County.

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Savannah Real Estate Market Snapshot

March 2017 vs March 2016 – All Home Sales

  • 644 – Homes sold, 81 more than March 2016
  • $239,290 – Average sale price, $24,623 more than March 2016
  • 121 – Average number of days homes spent on the market, 10 days more than March 2016
  • 114 – New construction homes sold
  • 3212 – Active home listings on the market
  • 4.99 – Months of inventory
  • $154,102,980 – Total dollar volume of residential properties sold

February 2017 vs February 2016 – All Home Sales

  • 468 – Homes sold, 31 more than February 2016
  • $225,495 – Average sale price, $7,953 more than February 2016
  • 120 – Average number of days homes spent on the market, 9 days more than February 2016
  • 98 – New construction homes sold
  • 3054 – Active home listings on the market
  • 6.53 – Months of inventory
  • $105,531,507 – Total dollar volume of residential properties sold

January 2017 vs January 2016 – All Home Sales

  • 404 – Homes sold, 57 more than January 2016
  • $228,436 – Average sale price, $6,079 less than January 2016
  • 119 – Average number of days homes spent on the market, 7 days more than January 2016
  • 64 – New construction homes sold
  • 2978 – Active home listings on the market
  • 7.37 – Months of inventory
  • $92,287,961 – Total dollar volume of residential properties sold

See previous year’s comparison

If you are looking for an agent who knows all about the Savannah area market, contact Lufburrow Realty today at (912) 355-6562.


Savannah Events Calendar – April 2017

The Savannah Music Festival (SMF) is dedicated to presenting world-class celebrations of the musical arts by creating timeless and adventurous productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth and unite artists and audiences in Savannah.

Southern Mamas has put together a great list of Easter activities. Lots of egg hunts and chances to meet the Easter Bunny throughout the Low Country, cruises and even the Hatchery at Oglethorpe Mall.

Explore the Historic District of Savannah by visiting artists and galleries on the every second Saturday of the month! Meet at River Street Inn at 2 p.m. for a warm introductory welcome. Pick up your map, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine, and meet some of our artists!

From 3-6 p.m., head out to see all of the participating galleries of the season. The evening comes to a close at the Andaz, where there will be a wine pour, a gratis, and a raffle at 6 p.m. Guests who have visited 10 or more galleries 6 p.m. will be entered into a drawing for VIP Gifts, which can include free hotel night stays, restaurant gift certificates, gift baskets or gallery gift certificates.

Each year in the spring, Forsyth Park at the heart of the historic district becomes the nucleus of the city’s green initiatives.  It is a celebration of environmentally responsible living and business in coastal Georgia.  All activities are free to the public, including children’s art activities, fitness games, adults’ educational workshops, and many other interactive exhibits and demonstrations.

Free, family friendly event with artists, crafters, entertainers, booksellers, and storytellers.

Armstrong State University and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs will present the 2017 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival, one of the South’s largest Asian celebrations, on April 21st and 22nd. All events will take place at Armstrong’s campus at 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah.

The festival is free and open to the public. The 21st Annual Savannah Asian Cultural Festival will bring the continent of Asia to coastal Georgia, celebrate the rich diversity of the area and feature unique cultures, cuisine, live performances and more.

Take this time to explore the museum, and the role it plays in our community. Create your own mini museum, take lots of pictures, or strike a pose found in one our selected works and have your picture taken!

Family Days are fun, educational and FREE! Enjoy hands on art projects, gallery exploration activities, story time and much more designed specifically for the entire family! Create DIY masterpieces, play art detective, or explore the ArtZeum, an interactive arts space. With gallery activities on our mobile Art Cart, everyone can get in on the art and the action. Each month will feature a different theme based on the museum’s changing exhibitions. Stop by a little while or stay for the entire afternoon-it’s all free. Come see what the fun is all about!

The walking tour includes seven private gardens, and the Massie School Gardens in Savannah’s Landmark District (*North of Gwinnett Street). Guests may start at any garden on the tour. A Southern Tea is held from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the elegant Green-Meldrim House, 14 West Macon Street on Madison Square, where you will enjoy sweets, savories and Southern ice tea in the elegant Historic Green-Meldrim House. The home where General Sherman stayed when he occupied Savannah during the Civil War.

  • SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival
    Date: April 29, 2017
    Time: Artists begin at 11 am – Judging from 1-3 pm – Results at 4 pm
    Location: Forsyth Park

Watch as talented SCAD artists bring a splash of color to scenic Forsyth Park at the 36th annual Sidewalk Arts Festival. SCAD students, alumni and high school students create colorful chalk masterpieces and compete for coveted prizes in this tradition that’s nearly as old as the university itself. The artists represent many areas of study offered by SCAD and produce a diverse spectrum of chalk art inspired by distinct styles, backgrounds, interests, cultures and disciplines. With its vibrant chalk drawings, music and food, Sidewalk Arts Festival promises a great time for the whole family.


How To Effectively Search For Savannah Homes For Sale

Moving to Savannah is an exciting experience, but if you are not familiar with the area, finding a home for sale can be overwhelming. You need to have an idea of which communities and neighborhoods you like best, your budget and what you are looking for in a home, such as the number of bedrooms and baths. You also need to know what is available here in this beautiful city. These tips will help you effectively search for Savannah homes for sale.

  1. Drive Around

Whether you are moving in from out of town or already live here and want to move to a new area, the best way to find a place you love is to see it in person. Take a day off and drive around to get some ideas of which neighborhoods you like. Look for “for sale” signs in the yards and take notes. Even if those houses have pending contracts, the agent can help you find something similar nearby when you call him or her.

  1. Network

Do you have personal or professional contacts in Savannah? If so, let them know you are seriously looking for a new home. You may even get a chance to see one before it hits the market or before others can pounce on it and make an offer.

  1. Go Online

The most common way to look for a house these days is to go online. You can search the entire city and its surrounding areas from the comfort of your own bed. A quick Google search will return millions of results, many from nationally-owned companies that do not know Savannah real estate from San Francisco real estate. A local website that specializes in Savannah real estate will have more specialized listings. For example, on the Lufburrow Realty website, you can choose from specific locations and zip codes in and around Savannah, or you can use our interactive map to draw and look within specific boundaries.

  1. Talk To A Real Estate Agent

Of course, the best way to find a home for sale is to work with a Savannah real estate agent. Your agent has access to homes for sale that may be not be available to the public yet. He or she can also network with other agents to stay on top of homes that become available in your desired area. And if you are still not sure about a neighborhood or community, your agent can help point you in the right direction, based on what you are looking for.

If you are looking for an agent who knows all of Savannah’s homes for sale the moment they hit the market, contact Lufburrow Realty today at (912) 355-6562.


6 Popular Savannah Communities

Are you dreaming of Savannah’s historic charm, beautiful architecture, moderate year-round weather, award-winning restaurants, and friendly residents? If so, there is no better time to move to the city. Take a look at these six popular Savannah communities.

Ardsley Park

5 minutes from Historic Savannah and 20 minutes from Tybee Island, Ardsley Park is one of the city’s most sought-after communities. Known for its picturesque tree-lined streets, elegant homes, and beautiful squares, the historic neighborhood was Savannah’s first automobile suburb. Home to a selection of houses ranging from grand estates to modest bungalows, Ardsley Park is within walking distance of shops, restaurants, parks, and other attractions.

Tybee Island

Tybee IslandSavannah Georgia Beach is often referred to as “Savannah’s Beach,” but it has a culture that is all its own. The laid-back beach town is a mix of casual shops and restaurants, beautiful coastal homes, pristine beaches, and barefoot residents. Just 3,000 people call the island home, though quite a few tourists like to visit during the summer. After all, it is often named one of the best beaches in Georgia. Either way, the weather is always great for a walk, a bike ride, a swim, or a day out on the boat.

The Landings

Imagine a private country club community situated on a private island and you have The Landings. The winner of numerous awards, The Landings sits on 4,566 acres on Skidaway Island and offers views of the ocean, maritime forests, marshes, lagoons, and golf courses. Find a mix of condos, townhomes, and single-family homes, all just 10 minutes from Historic Savannah. Six championship golf courses are located within the community, along with 34 tennis courts, two deep-water marinas, a fitness center, 4 swimming pools, 40 miles of paved trails, a dog park, athletic fields, and more.

South Harbor

Located on Skidaway Island, South Harbor is just 10 minutes from Historic Savannah, but it feels like it’s a world away. The quiet gated community is home to beautiful estates surrounded by the coastal scenery and maritime forest with views of the Intracoastal Waterway. A favorite place for boat enthusiasts, it features its own deep water marina with dry boat storage and a private boat hoist. Other amenities include a pool, tennis courts, and a playground. Lots are available for future residents looking to build their dream homes.

Dutch Island

Dutch Island is a small established community that sits on 500 acres along the Intracoastal Waterway. Known for its untouched natural beauty, the traditional-style homes sit on large lots with plenty of space for residents to enjoy. The gated community is just 20 minutes from Historic Savannah but offers numerous amenities right there at home. They include a swimming pool, fire pit, beach volleyball court, tennis courts, a playground, basketball courts, 10 lagoons and ponds, and a boat ramp, pier, and dock.

Long Point

280 acres of pristine land make up the popular Long Point community. Located along the Wilmington River on Whitemarsh Island, the affluent neighborhood has a reputation for its beautiful waterfront views, excellent amenities, and location within a top school district. The family-friend Long Point boasts a low crime rate and offers boating access, a swimming pool, tennis courts, and more. Both homes and lots are available.

To learn more about homes in any of these fine Savannah neighborhoods, contact Lufburrow Realty at (912) 355-6562.