Homes and Lifestyle in Bloomingdale Georgia
Bloomingdale Georgia is located in Chatham County just outside of Savannah and west of Pooler. With a population of about 2700 residents, Bloomingdale is bordered to the northeast by Port Wentworth, to the east by Pooler, to the southeast by Savannah and to the north by Effingham County. This great location allows for an easy commute to and from Savannah along I-16 or Highway 80. Highway 17 runs north and south from 80 to I16 (Hwy 404).
Bloomingdale was incorporated in 1974 and covers 13.2 mi.². The majority of town centers south of Highway 80 and further south are ideal plots of land for custom building or larger acreages.
The median price in Bloomingdale is about $139,900 with a median price per square foot at $79. At any given time there’s roughly 20 to 50 properties for sale in the smaller community priced from $50,000-$450,000. Larger plots of land, ranches and farms tend to run upwards of $500,000. The average listing price is about $182,000.
Bloomingdale has a small collection of shops, restaurants, their own Bloomingdale Police Department, churches, schools, and a small residential neighborhood right in town. Middle schools and high schools must be bussed in and out of Bloomingdale but the Bloomingdale elementary school is located right in town. The residents are served by the Savannah-Chatham County public school system and utilize the new Hampstead High School. There are homes built between 1950 and 2010 with a wide variety of price ranges, layouts, and lot sizes.
The city limits run as far north as Godley Road and as far south as the new Hampstead High School. Ottawa Farms is a local favorite located on Highway 17 between the two freeways and offer strawberry picking, blackberry and blueberry picking, organic Angus beef, a general store, and pumpkin patch festivities in October.
Savannah Georgia is less than 30 minutes away, and the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is less than 20 minutes from downtown Bloomingdale. The majority of residents travel to Pooler for markets and a wider variety of restaurants and shops but for a country town that provides just about everything anyone would need, Bloomingdale makes a great location. Start your online search here or call me for a list of all the current properties for sale in this community that match your search criteria and price. Image from actual MLS listing