What are the Best Neighborhoods in Savannah, Georgia?

What are the Best Neighborhoods in Savannah, Georgia?

One of the best parts of living in Savannah is its charm. Art, architecture, boutiques, and restaurants festooned under a veil of Spanish moss. It’s a big part of why Dream Finders Homes loves building homes in coastal Georgia. Offering unsurpassed quality, uncompromising value, and an extraordinary level of personalization, along with the most desirable locations, our Savannah communities are sure to fit your lifestyle and budget. 


Some of the Best Neighborhoods in Savannah

Drawing of the best neighborhoods in Savannah Georgia

Located in Chatham County, the Savannah metropolitan area has a population around 400,000. It also has a wealth of great neighborhoods. Whether you’re looking for world-class beaches & great restaurants, or a quiet suburb to raise a family, suburban Savannah is the place to be. Some of the best neighborhoods near Savannah include: 


Ardsley Park: Considered the first suburb created within Savannah, it is safe, quiet, and pedestrian friendly. This is the perfect place to raise a family! 


Pooler: Just 10 miles from Savannah, this unique neighborhood is located within preserved woodlands. It also has lots of shops and great parks, and an affordable cost of living.  


Skidaway Island: With a charming village, gorgeous beaches, and great schools, this neighborhood offers plenty of peace and quiet away from Savannah’s hustle and bustle. 


Tybee Island: If you’re looking for fun and excitement, this is the spot. This neighborhood features incomparable beaches, excellent restaurants, and a lively nightlife. 


Whitemarsh Island: Another suburb that’s ideal for young families, just minutes from Savannah. It is quiet, safe and friendly, with plenty of parks and recreational facilities.  

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Last, but certainly not least, is Richmond Hill, Georgia. Considered one of the area’s best-kept secrets, this quiet suburb is known for its beautiful parks, excellent schools, and leisurely pace of life. (It is also known for its Civil War-era history and 1930s architecture!) Located near the Ogeechee River banks, charming Richmond Hill is a 30-minute ride from downtown Savannah. The Ogeechee and its waterways lead to the ocean, so residents have easy access to fishing, kayaking, and boating. Richmond Hill is a great choice if you’re looking for a suburban area with plenty of amenities.


Where to Live in Savannah, Georgia

At Dream Finders Homes, we are thrilled to be building our homes in the Savannah area — especially in Richmond Hill! The two communities that we are currently building in, Magnolia Hill and Waterways, offer something for everyone. 


Magnolia Hill is a family-oriented neighborhood in a very convenient location. Bryan County is known for its excellent school system along with its close proximity to Fort Stewart Army Base, Hunter Air Force Base, and Gulf Stream. Living in Magnolia Hill means you are minutes from waterfront dining at the marina, the outlet mall, and River Street in Historic Downtown Savannah. Plus, you’re just a short drive away from Georgia’s beautiful beaches. Magnolia Hill is a natural gas community with a community pool and clubhouse. 


Dream Finders is building our brand new Dream Series of homes in Magnolia Hill. This is a variety of unique and open-concept one-story floor plans, featuring options for an upstairs bonus room or bedroom and full bath. Enjoy all of these desirable features and upgrades included in the price of a new luxury single-family home. There are several Quick Move-In Homes available, ideal for both first-time and move-up homebuyers. Prices range from the low $400’s. 

Multi Community Fleming floorplan in Savannah GA

Waterways is located in a master-planned community, blending suburban living and nature. Scenic streets are surrounded by unique character and a country feel. Dream Finders is building single-family homes with custom designs, unique features, and desirable upgrades. Our townhome option offers maintenance-free living, recreational activities, and enviable community amenities. 


The Ridgewood amenity center features a swimming pool, grand lagoon, fitness center, screened pavilion, fireplace, and gourmet grill. Biking and pedestrian paths are ideal for morning walks or post-dinner strolls. The dog park features a fenced in area equipped with benches, water fountains, and a large play area. The community garden provides the opportunity to grow fresh vegetables, flowers and herbs along with new friendships. The events lawn hosts community concerts, movie nights, and games of volleyball, bocce ball, and basketball.


Waterways has numerous lakes with navigable waterways that go through diverse habitats in the coastal uplands. The Marina Village amenity has stunning views of the golden marshes with fresh water boat slips for residents. Green spaces and event lawns complement a collection of quaint retail shops and casual dining here. With spectacular views of the glistening waters, Marina Village is sure to become the heartbeat of Waterways. 


Living in Richmond Hill, Georgia

Dream Finders Homes provides home buyers with a variety of choices in homes and communities in the Savannah area. Our communities offer residents privacy, pools, playgrounds, parks, and more. All of our communities are located near schools, shopping, restaurants, and golf courses, and have easy access to local highways, businesses, and area attractions.

Homes for sale in Savannah, Georgia

If you’re considering a move to coastal Georgia, take a closer look at the Richmond Hill area. With a lower cost of living, unique communities, and plenty of natural beauty, it’s no wonder people have Georgia on their minds. And Magnolia Hill and Waterways are great places to live in Richmond Hill, Georgia. 


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