Many of the major employment opportunities in southeast Georgia can be found in metropolitan Savannah. Even if you lived in Savannah all your life, there comes a time when quiet residential streets and wide open spaces possess more appeal because your children are small or you wish for a peaceful place to retire. When either time comes, Richmond Hill is right around the corner.
Real Estate in Richmond Hill
About 10,000 people make their homes in Richmond Hill and drive to Savannah every day for work. It’s an easy commute that is worthwhile with so many relaxing ways to spend a weekend in the suburbs. Richmond Hill offers:
- A birding trail with beavers and armadillos
- Wetland education center
- A 335-acre parkland for fishing, canoeing, and picnics
- Historic landmarks
Henry Ford left his mark on Richmond Hill when he decided to buy a summer home here. He also once owned a Civil War fortification known as Fort McAllister, which the state took it over and turned it into a well-maintained public attraction. Richmond Hill has only carried its current name since 1941 when the town started growing as new roads and a railroad depot were built here.
Living in Richmond Hill
If you decide to make this suburban haven your home, amenities are close by without having to visit Savannah. There are doctors, dentists, alternative health practitioners, and fitness trainers. Bryan County as a whole operates 11 schools from pre-K to grade 12.
Richmond Hill Properties For Sale
Homes for sale in Richmond Hill, GA generally sell for a minimum of $130,000 right now and that includes several properties with at least 2 bedrooms and big yards for kids to play in. Open your budget to $175,000 and there are some newer homes available for sale.
Come into RE/MAX All American for a look at our house and condo listings. While you’re in town researching property, tour the area. Stop into a pizza place, pub, seafood restaurant, or coffee shop along one of the commercial streets and talk to locals. They will share the secret of why they love Richmond Hill, and it is no secret. This friendly town with its beautiful scenery and lovely climate is growing, and so are opportunities for employment.