Savannah is overflowing with Southern charm, but luckily you don’t have to pay a high price for the ambience. Savannah’s residents spend more than 30% LESS overall on entertainment, cost of living, and healthcare, among others. You might see photos in magazines of beautiful plantations, but Savannah homes for sale are far less on average than you might think!
Savannah’s median house price is less than $250,000. The national median home price is substantially higher than ours. Whether you’re looking for a gated community with golf and tennis or a quiet historic neighborhood, come and explore all that Savannah has to offer.
Livability.com recently rated Savannah homes for sale as the 8th most livable city in the U.S. Savannah is home to several large research hospitals, which are both ranked in the top 10 hospitals in U.S. News and World Report ranking of Best Hospitals in Georgia.
Of course, Savannah is also jam-packed with culture and history. As a matter of fact, Savannah has the largest National Historic District in the entire country. With cobblestone streets, 300 year old buildings overlooking the water, and picturesque squares throughout the downtown area, Savannah is charming and captivates newcomers and residents alike.
Savannah has a wide range of tourist attractions, with enough variety to suit most different interests.
River Street faces the Savannah River and has some of the oldest buildings in the city. Once the commercial center of Savannah, it is now an area of shops and restaurants arranged alongside the riverside promenade, with monthly fireworks and special events. Nearby City Market, between Franklin and Ellis Squares in the northwest of the Historic District, has more small shops, galleries and restaurants.
Forsyth Park, and especially, its beautiful fountain, is another unmissable sight in Savannah, as is the Cathedral of St John the Baptist with its towering white spires and extensive interior murals. Outside the city is Bonaventure Cemetery, widely considered to be one of the best historic cemeteries in the United States, which you can either see independently or with a tour guide.
Tybee Island is only 20 minutes away. If you are craving a day at the beach, it’s easy to get to whether you want to work on your tan, eat some killer seafood, or perfect your boogie boarding skills!
Dining in Savannah is amazing. New restaurants are popping up all the time featuring world renowned chefs. Paula Deen makes Savannah her home and her restaurants are full of good ol’ Southern cooking. Check out my top 5 places to order shrimp ‘n grits!
Do you want an urban lifestyle where you can walk everywhere? How about a big house in the suburbs where the kids can run around safely? Want to be a beach bum in a little cottage by the ocean? How about a huge home in a gated subdivision where you’ll never be bothered by solicitors? We have all of those and more! In fact, Savannah homes for sale are priced substantially less than the national average.
The lifestyle you crave will dictate where you might want to live. Luckily there are plenty of Savannah homes for sale no matter what your life is like. Check out some of the links below:
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