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Wilmington IslandCoastal Northern Georgia
Island living in the Lowcountry holds a peaceful appeal which the Georgia coast delivers with Southern finesse. A wonderful example is Whitemarsh Island on Wilmington Island. This established Savannah community is located in one of the most sought-after locations in Chatham County and is at the gateway to Tybee Island Beach, Savannah’s most visited beach. Located in one of America's best college towns, communities on the quaint, classy island represent gated and non-gated suburbs within easy commuting distance of downtown and the port of Savannah.
Richardson Creek provides the northern border, with Turner Creek to the east. The Wilmington River runs along the south and west, to the southeast is the Atlantic Ocean. Since these are all tidal water bodies, you can imagine the boating possibilities of this area. Criss-crossed by two highways, U.S. Route 80 will take you west into midtown Savannah or east to Tybee Island, and the Atlantic shore whereas the Islands Expressway goes northwest and is a direct route into downtown Savannah making the islands one of the best places to live in Savannah GA.
Wilmington Island offers a wide range of choices in variably-priced Savannah condos and townhomes as well as plantation-style single family residences, including highly desirable deepwater homes for sale Savannah Georgia. From kindergarten to high school, you'll find fine public schools in the area or online college courses at SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design). The island is has home loan lenders, medical offices including urgent care clinics, restaurants, shops, even a YMCA. No matter where you live on this island; you’ll find easy access to beaches, downtown Savannah, and deepwater marinas.
The most popular locations to find Wilmington Island real estate near Tybee Island:
LONG POINT PLANTATION - Gated waterfront community located on the northwest portion of Whitemarsh Island not far from Savannah's Historic District, beaches or Candler - St. Josephs and Memorial University Medical Center. Many of the Savannah homes have their own private docks, with breathtaking views of the Wilmington River, lagoons and marshes. Prices for homes in traditional brick and stucco or European run from the $400k's to several million.
THE MERRITT AT WHITEMARSH - Luxury amenities abound in this gated community. From the business center, clubhouse, and state-of-the-art fitness center to a resort-style swimming pool & spa, billiards room, or putting green,there is something here for everyone. How many condos have you seen that offer a fireplace in the living room? The Merritt at Whitemarsh has it. The Savannah community is conveniently located for commuting to work or school anywhere in greater Savannah or residents can easily take online college courses at SCAD. With units starting under $100k, The Merritt at Whitemarsh is reasonably priced.
MERCER POINT - Whether you're considering a vacation home or fulltime residence, consider this pet-friendly condo complex with apartments ranging in size from one to three bedrooms. Screened porches provide views of the woods and/or marsh on some units. Condo prices start under $100k. Amenities included lighted tennis courts, playground, and fitness center as well as a car care center, clubhouse, and pool and spa with an outdoor kitchen.
THE WILMINGTON ISLAND CLUB - A traditional golf country club with a 18 hole golf course designed by Donald Ross, six lighted tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool and fitness center. The private golf club is located where the Wilmington River and Turner Creek merge. Homes for sale Savannah Georgia along Wilmington Island Road have deepwater docks can easily exceed $1 million.
BULL RIVER YACHT CLUB - State-of-the-art security for safety and four elevators provide private entrances to these waterfront condos, ranging in size up to around 2,500 square feet. Bull River Yacht Club condos offer views of the Lowcountry marshes, marina with ocean access, winding rivers, Tybee Island, and the Atlantic Ocean. Garaged parking is available. The rooftop pool and gazebo provide privacy and panoramic views of downtown Savannah and the islands.
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Our real estate score for Wilmington Island in Savannah Georgia is 80.
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