Skidaway Island is located 25-30 minutes south of downtown Savannah Georgia. It is one of the “Islands” of Savannah along with Whitemarsh Island, Tybee Island and Wilmington Island. Known for its exclusive waterfront properties and golf courses, Skidaway Island is home to nearly 9000 residents as well as the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography. Skidaway Island is rich in amazing local history and natural beauty found in the thousands of square acres of nature preserves and residential communities. There are two main residential neighborhoods on Skidaway Island–The Landings and The Marshes. In addition to these neighborhoods, there are also several churches, a state park, and the shopping plaza of The Village. This includes supermarkets, restaurants, clinics, salons, banks, and a gas station. This provides most of the necessities of the residence on Skidaway Island will need on a daily basis. There is only one way on and off the island via car, which is along Highway 204 on the northwest end of the island.
The Landings Golf Course provides a tranquil getaway from the hustle and bustle of downtown Savannah. This course hosts several annual championship tournaments and provides for clubhouse restaurants, 2 distinct marinas, 34 tennis courts and over 40 miles of beautifully paved or boardwalk to trails. Lifestyle amenities are at their finest with inclusion of the 48,000 square-foot fitness center perfect for the whole family.
Skidaway Island State Park is a nearly 600-acre park operated by the Georgia State Parks and Recreation department. It is also part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and provides nature trails through marshes, sand dunes, forests, and rich nature preserves. It offers a campground, community swimming pool, group shelters, and three playgrounds.
The Homes ~
As we said before, Skidaway Island is home to some of the most affluent waterfront estates in the Savannah area but there are also very affordable homes and residences starting at about $320,000. Skidaway Island offers its many lots and land acreage for sale, perfect for building your dream home or for a recreational outing. The average home price on Skidaway Island is about $450,000 with several homes under that as well as several lavish estates over $1 million.
These beautiful homes are nestled in amongst lush and mature landscaping with beautiful Willows, Cypress and the topography that exudes southern Savannah ambience.
Call me today if you are interested in learning more about this beautiful part of the South. If you visit us, I will take you on tour of any available listings on Skidaway Island. – Want more Island fun? If you enjoy island living, check out one of my associates in Long Island Real Estate. Photo Source: Josh Harwell
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