The Landings on Skidaway Island has been named by the Urban Land Institute as one of the best residential communities in the nation. Savannah Magazine readers have also called it the best neighborhood in the area to live in. The Landings is in a unique location for Savannah private communities, being located on the greenery-infused coast of Georgia. This country club offers Savannah homes for sale and a lifestyle that most can only dream of.
This Savannah real estate location is nestled amongst the dramatic scenery of cool tidal marshes and mossy maritime forests. Residents at the Landings enjoy a wide range of high-class amenities, including golf courses, tennis courts, long miles of walking and biking trails, an extensive fitness center, four clubhouses and two deep-water marinas. Unique among Savannah private communities, the Landings has also been free of debt since the 1990s, due to resident and member ownership. The lack of debt offers a level of stability not often found in Savannah private communities of this type.
The community is located less than 10 miles from the deep Southern historic flavor of Savannah. The city is an intriguing blend of new-world culture and old-world charm. It’s filled with history and tradition as well as the modern pastimes of shopping, fine dining, theaters, museums and nightclubs.
The Landings spans 4,596 acres and has a 24-hour gatehouse with controlled access. Membership at the club is private equity. Like many of these country clubs in the Savannah real estate market, this one also focuses on golf. It has six golf courses that are all included in a single membership. These are signature courses designed by the very best, such as Arnold Palmer, Arthur Hills, Tom Fazio and Willard Byrd. The courses also possess the designation by Audobon International as Audobon Cooperative Sanctuaries. The Landings has four clubhouses for access by the members. They all offer casual and fine dining experiences.
Besides golf, the Landings also has 34 tennis courts with various surfaces. There are 11 lighted courts and pickleball courts as well. The members have access to two deep water marinas. Wet slips and dry racks are both available. The former gives access to the Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Sailing programs are available and residents can take advantage of fishing, crabbing and shrimping off of the pier. An extensive fitness center is also available to residents. It includes a wellness section with steam rooms, spa services and more. The fitness area has a total of five swimming pools, two of which are indoors, plus a water slide and access to personal trainers. The whole facility is 48,000 square feet.
For recreation, there are a variety of activities available on site. Walkers and bikers will find 40 miles of trails, while fishers will find stocked fishing in 151 lagoons. Nearly 100 social clubs cater to such various interests as gardening, autos, crafts, dancing, bridge, traveling, cooking and more. Other amenities include RV storage, a recycling center, soccer fields, a dog park, two playgrounds, a nature trail, community garden and more.
In this Savannah real estate market, a limited amount of rentals are available for short or long term leases. Some of the properties are furnished and some are not. Savannah homes for sale in the community began at $300,000 and go up to over $2 million,. Lots for sale start at $75,000 and go to over $400,000.
Some examples of Savannah homes for sale in the Landings are as follows. A large single-family house, 9 Shearwater Court is 2,900 square feet at $796,500. It has three bedrooms, three full baths and one half bath. Over at 11 Little Comfort Road, you will find 5,500 square feet offered at $1,299,000. This house has four bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths. One of the most reasonable offerings has to be 11 Dame Kathryn Drive. This is a 1,747 square foot house priced at $237,500. It has four bedrooms and three full baths.
The Landings also offers discovery packages to let you experience the lifestyle in the community. The packages include a stay in a private house in the community, the option for either a round of golf or a guided boat ride to see the scenery. You will also have access to many of the community’s facilities, such as the fitness center, tennis courts and clubhouse dining. A real estate tour is also included.