Only 12 minutes from historic downtown Savannah and spanning 1,400 beautiful acres is Southbridge, one of the area’s premiere Savannah private communities. Located specifically in Savannah, it is part of the Savannah real estate market. This picturesque and active golf community is full of walking trails, lakes and trees. Savannah homes for sale within the community are in traditional neighborhoods and there are styles to fit every need. Owners of these houses are able to take advantage of a wide range of amenities as well as the 18-hole championship golf courses that are considered among the finest in Georgia.
Not all Savannah private communities have the variety of residences that Southbridge has. Single-family homes and large estates are not the only options here. Condos, townhouses and villas may appeal to those who want more resort-style and maintenance-free living.
Savannah homes for sale are available with views of the lake, lagoon or woodland. All residences in this master-planned community show the design sensibilities of classic southern architecture. The surrounding community is otherwise very much a private country club, but ideally situated not far from one of the most beautiful cities in America.
Part of the draw of Savannah private communities such as Southbridge, is all the amenities and activities available right on site. Being only 12 minutes from Savannah also means the Savannah homes for sale here are not far from shopping, schools, restaurants, hospitals and most of the local attractions. The club structure is semi-private and non-equity with various available membership options. As this is very much a golf club, the Southbridge Golf Club is a big draw. It includes an 18-hole championship golf course along with plenty of practice areas, a pro shop, clubhouse, dining room and lounge. The Club also offers lessons by the pros at Southbridge Golf Academy,
Golf isn’t the only activity available in this community however. It also includes the Southbridge Racquet Club, which is home to 12 clay courts, nine of them lighted, two hard courts, a clubhouse, pro shop and locker facilities. The Club also offers lessons by pros with USPTA certification. There is also an extensive fitness center on site with equipment in many disciplines. Along with that, there is an aerobics studio, child-care area, physical therapy and an eatery called the Grill.
Outdoor enthusiasts are also likely to enjoy calling this community home. Besides miles of trails in shaded areas, there’s also catch and released year-round fishing in the lagoons. The amenities hardly end there with a variety of planned activities available all year, access to the Grand Lake Lodge & Spa, a Women’s club and an Aquatics Center with state-of-the-art facilities. It includes everything a serious swimmer might expect, including lap areas, a children’s area and food and beverage service.
The Southbridge community is centrally located with quick access to Savannah, but it is also close the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport as well as the Interstate highways 16 and 195. Beaches are not far away with quick access to Tybee Island and Hilton Head Island. Savannah itself is a major tourist attraction and residents going to a community such as Southbridge will probably find themselves taking part in some of the attractions as well. Shopping, award-winning restaurants, monthly festivals, arts and entertainment and of course, tons of history. It’s not hard to find a weekend out in or around Savannah.
Savannah real estate available in this community include single-family residences with as little as two bedrooms or as many as four. Prices range from about $300,000 to as much as $2 million. There are also new construction houses increasing in availability. The maintenance-free residences consist of villas, condos and townhouses and they range in price from $200,000 to as much as $350,000. These residences generally feature some type of desireable view, whether it’s the golf course, lagoon or woodland. Coming soon to the community are single-story villas starting at $275,000 and these are maintenance-free.
Here are a few of the Savannah real estate offerings in Southbridge that show the variety in the type of homes available. 6 Leyland Point is a four bedroom residence listed at $459,000. It has a total of 3,565 square feet and includes four full baths and one half bath. In 104 Hunter Lane, a smaller house of about 2,123 square feet has two full baths, three bedrooms and is designed in a charming brick bungalow style. It’s offered for a reasonable $285,000 price. Over to 217 Wedgefield Crossing, you can see a 3,050 square foot home with four bedrooms, three full baths and one half bath. Slightly less than the other four bedroom at $379,900.